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Funding news for global health researchers August 10, 2020
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.
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NIH funding opportunities focusing on global health and foreign collaboration.
Virtual Symposium Platform for the NIH Common Fund's new Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa) program is hosting interactive panels and networking opportunities through November 2020. The Platform communicates key priorities for the newly issued
DS-I Africa funding opportunities; engages participants in robust scientific sessions that examine the state of data science across Africa; and encourages networking across disciplines, sectors and geographies. Advance registration is required to participate in interactive sessions and activities!
- Upcoming sessions:
- Tuesday, August 11, 2020, 9 am EDT / 4 pm EAT
Data Science Partnerships: Going Beyond Academia for Health Impact
National Library of Medicine Director Dr. Patricia Brennan moderates a panel of keynote speakers.
- Wednesday, August 12, 2020, 9 am EDT / 4 pm EAT
Harnessing Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Data Science for Health
Moderated by Fogarty Director Dr. Roger I. Glass.
- Thursday, August 13, 2020, 8 am EDT / 3 pm EAT
Partnership and Innovation Marketplace
A virtual marketplace where participants can meet and mix with other participants in virtual breakout rooms.
- Monday, August 17, 2020, 9 am EDT / 4 pm EAT
Training the Next Generation of Leaders in Data Science and Health Innovation
About the DS-I Africa Virtual Symposium Platform, including schedule, on-demand videos and session information
Register for the DS-I Africa Virtual Symposium Platform to participate in interactive sessions and activities
NIH funding opportunities for which foreign organizations, foreign components of U.S. organizations and/or other foreign components may apply.
NIH Notices of Special Interest (NOSIs) that may be of interest to global health researchers.
- Notice of Special Interest: Sex and Gender Differences in Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) (NOT-AG-20-038)
- Notice of Special Interest: Basic and Translational Research on Affective, Motivational, and Social Function in Normative Aging and/or Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) (NOT-AG-20-040)
Information related to opportunities from other organizations focusing on global health and foreign collaboration.
- The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) is accepting applications for the
HFSP postdoctoral fellowship program, which supports proposals for frontier, potentially transformative research in the life sciences. Applications for high-risk projects are particularly encouraged. NIH is an HFSP partner.
Application deadline: August 27, 2020
NIH funding news that may be relevant to global health researchers.
- Request for Information (RFI): Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (NOT-HD-20-007)
- Request for Information (RFI): Strategic Opportunities and Challenges for the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NOT-LM-20-015)
- Request for Information (RFI): Fostering Innovative Research to Improve Mental Health Outcomes Among Minority and Health Disparities Populations (NOT-MH-20-073)
Global Infectious Disease Research Training
D43 application deadline: August 14, 2020
D71 application deadline: October 28, 2020
HIV Research Training Program for LMIC Institutions
Application deadline: August 20, 2020
Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in LMICs
Application deadline: September 24, 2020
AIDS application deadline: December 3, 2020
Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle-Income Countries
Application Receipt Date: September 24, 2020
Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) short-term U.S. Postdoctoral Fellowships in Japan
Application deadline: October 1, 2020
Fulbright-Fogarty Fellows in Public Health
Application deadline: October 13, 2020
Emerging Global Leader Award
Application deadline: November 4, 2020
Global Brain Disorders Research
Application deadline: November 6, 2020
Reducing Stigma to Improve HIV/AIDS Prevention, Treatment and Care in LMICs
Application deadline: November 12, 2020
Chronic, Noncommunicable Diseases and Disorders Research Training (NCD-Lifespan)
D43 application deadline: November 13, 2020
Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Initiative (EEID)
Application deadline: November 18, 2020
Harnessing Data Science for Health Discovery and Innovation in Africa (DS-I Africa):
Research Training Program due date: November 24, 2020
Ethical, Legal, and Social Implications Research due date: December 1, 2020
Open Data Science Platform and Coordinating Center due date: December 3, 2020
Research Hubs non-AIDS application due date: December 8, 2020
Research Hubs AIDS application due date: February 8, 2021
Upcoming deadlines for all Fogarty funding opportunities