In Reply Using public data, we found that first-time female PIs received significantly smaller median NIH grant awards than their male counterparts. The median difference was $39 106, with a range by grant type and institution.1 There were no statistically significant differences in research breadth, productivity, or the number of citations between men and women prior to the grant.
Woodruff TK, Oliveira DFM, Ma Y. Sex Differences in Grant Funding—Reply. JAMA. 2019;322(6):579–580. doi:10.1001/jama.2019.7848
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