We are pleased to announce that iSearch version 2.3 has been launched!


iSearch is NIH’s next-generation portfolio analysis platform, providing comprehensive, easy-to-use access to a carefully curated, extensively linked data set of global grants, patents, publications, clinical trials, and drugs.


New features that will be available the next time you log in to iSearch include:

  • Increased functionality in Table View:
    • Ability to select / remove records from search results
    • Access associated PDF documents from Table View (e.g. Progress Reports, Summary Statements etc.)
    • Transfer PMIDs to iSearch - Publications from Table View
    • Table sorting remains for entire session, not single views
  • In Record View, the Find Similar Records feature opens a new, interactive window with results
  • Search partial grant numbers in iSearch – Grants module
  • Charts within portfolios now show fiscal year in chronological order
  • Approval year added to iSearch - Drugs module
  • P42 grants no longer included in RPG filter
  • Status 70 Type 3 applications are now included in iSearch - Grants


A summary of the changes can be found here. Full details of the new functionality can be found in the iSearch user guide: https://itools.od.nih.gov/help/release-notes


If you require access to iSearch, please email isearch@od.nih.gov


As always, we are interested to hear what you think about the tool. The v2.3 functionality has been added as a result of feedback from users. Please let us know what you think by using the ‘Submit Feedback’ button in iSearch, or use isearch@od.nih.gov to email us.


Happy searching!



This page last reviewed on July 2, 2019