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Funding Newsletter for Global Health Researchers - Week of September 30, 2019

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.

  • The African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI), a partnership of the African Academy of Sciences, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the NIH, will offer two-year postdoctoral fellowships with training at NIH intramural labs, plus two years of some salary support.
    Application deadline: December 1, 2019

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

  • Understanding the Functional Contributions and Mechanisms of Type 2 Diabetes Disease-associated Variants (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (RFA-DK-19-012)
    Application Receipt Date(s): December 3, 2019
  • Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) (RFA-OD-19-028)
    Application Receipt Date(s): February 13, 2020, July 17, 2020, February 13, 2021
    Note: Research proposed in applications from foreign institutions must be specific to the United States population and provide information that will be useful to United States regulations.

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

  • The Special Program for Research and Training in Tropical Diseases (TDR) is offering a free online course Implementation research: infectious diseases of poverty in English, French and Spanish. The step-by-step online training is for public health researchers and decision-makers, disease control program managers, academics and others that focuses on how to design and demonstrate robust projects to improve control of infectious diseases of poverty and generate better health outcomes.
    Registration deadline: October 4, 2019
    Course start date: October 7, 2019

Funding News

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

  • The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Sexual & Gender Minority Research Office (SGMRO) Announces Listening Session on Sexual and Gender Minority Research (NOT-OD-19-149)
  • Notice of Special Interest: Nutrigenetics and Nutrigenomics Approaches for Nutrition Research (NOT-DK-19-019)

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