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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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Funding Opportunities

NIH funding opportunities focusing on global health and foreign collaboration.

  • The 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

Funding News

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)

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