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Thanks to the esteemed faculty who answered my previous question. If it's alright, I have another question regarding funding for new physician-scientist investigators. A recent poll from the NIH found that the average age of first-time R01 grantees to be well above 40, which is the highest it's been in recent memory. Since it seems the "K" mechanism for new investigators hasn't been expanded in kind, the future for new researchers pursuing funding seems bleak. What is the best way for junior physician-scientists to position themselves to keep their research funded? Are there other mechanisms for funding to explore than the NIH?