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Mechanistic Study

A mechanistic study is designed to understand a biological or behavioral process, the pathophysiology of a disease, or the mechanism of action of an intervention.

MEDLINE

National Library of Medicine's database for scientific publications.

Model Organism

Animal, plant, or other organism used to study basic biologic processes to provide insight into other organisms. See Model Organism Sharing.

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MSTP

Medical Scientist Training Program - MTSP supports the integrated medical (or equivalent professional clinical) degree and graduate research training required for the investigation of human diseases

Multi-project Grant Application

A multi-project application is a single grant application submission with multiple, interrelated components with defined work, personnel, sites and budgets that share a common focus or objective.

MYF

Multi-year funded (MYF) awards are where the project period and budget period are the same and are longer than one year.
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