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NIH Global Health Funding News - Week of February 15, 2016

On behalf of the Fogarty International Center at the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH), the following funding opportunities, notices and announcements may be of interest to those working in the field of global health research. Updates are typically distributed once a week.

Funding Opportunities

NIH funding opportunities focusing on global health and foreign collaboration.

  • Notice of NICHD, NINDS, NIDCR and NIAID's Interest to Prioritize Zika Virus (ZIKV) Research Areas (NOT-HD-16-004)

    • Possible Fogarty-supported funding opportunities that can be used to pursue these research activities include:
      Parallel Funding Initiative for Collaborative Research Between Investigators in the USA and in the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil NOT-TW-16-001
      Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan PAR-14-331 (R21) and PAR-14-332 (R01)
    • More on Zika virus research from Fogarty.
  • T4 Translation Research Capacity Building Initiative in Low Income Countries (TREIN) (U24) (RFA-HL-17-003)
    Application Receipt Date(s): June 15, 2016
    Note: Studies will be required to address chronic noncommunicable heart, lung, blood and sleep diseases and disorders.

  • Basic Biopsychosocial Mechanisms and Processes in the Management of Chronic Conditions (R21) (PAR-16-095)
    Application Receipt/Submission Date(s): December 06, 2016
    Fogarty is participating.

NIH funding opportunities for which foreign organizations, foreign components of U.S. organizations and/or other foreign components may apply.

  • Assessing Human Placental Development and Function Using Existing Data (R01) (RFA-HD-17-004) and (R21) (RFA-HD-17-005)
    Application Receipt Date(s): April 06, 2016
  • Pre-application: Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions (SPARC): Technologies to Understand the Control of Organ Function by the Peripheral Nervous System (OT1) (RFA-RM-16-002)
    Application Receipt Date(s): Applications are accepted March 11, 2016, and May 16, 2016
  • Accelerating Research on Intervertebral Disc (ARID) (R21) (PA-16-096) and (R01) (PA-16-097)
    Application Receipt/Submission Date(s): Multiple dates, see announcement.
  • Improvement of Animal Models for Stem Cell-Based Regenerative Medicine (R01) (PAR-16-093) and (R21) (PAR-16-094)
    Application Receipt/Submission Date(s): Multiple dates, see announcement.

Information related to opportunities from other organizations focusing on global health and foreign collaboration.

  • Event: Emerging threats and challenges in global health
    March 22, 2016
    Durham University, UK
    This one-day symposium will discuss how research can supply evidence to reduce the threats to health posed by future uncertainties. A range of topics relevant to populations in low-middle income countries will be covered There is no cost to participate. Selected presentations will be webcast.

Funding News

NIH funding news that may be relevant to global health researchers.

  • Impact of Grant Application Form Update (FORMS-D) on Late and Continuous Submission Applications (NOT-OD-16-064)
  • NIH Policy on Informed Consent for Human Fetal Tissue Research (NOT-OD-16-033)
  • PAR-13-129 Occupational Safety and Health Research (R01): Musculoskeletal Health Research Priorities (NOT-OH-16-013)
  • Registration Now Open for the Spring & Fall 2016 NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding & Grants Administration (NOT-OD-16-065)
    Baltimore, Maryland, May 11-13, 2016
    Chicago, Illinois, October 26-28

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