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Funding news for global health researchers March 29, 2021

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 and FDA funding opportunities focusing on global health and foreign collaboration.

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

  • Academic-Industrial Partnerships for Translation of Technologies for Diagnosis and Treatment (R01 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed) (PAR-21-166) and (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional) (PAR-21-206)
    Application Receipt Dates: Multiple dates, see announcement.
    The rationale for these funding announcements from NIH’s National Cancer Institute is to deliver new capabilities to meet evolving requirements for technologies and methods relevant to the advance of research and delivery of care in pre-clinical, clinical and non-clinical settings, domestic or foreign, for conditions and diseases within the missions of participating institutes.
  • Developing Digital Therapeutics for Substance Use Disorders (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial optional) (PAR-21-183)
    Application Receipt Dates: Multiple dates, see announcement.
  • Cutting-Edge Basic Research Awards (CEBRA) (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) (PAR-21-208)
    Application Receipt Dates: Multiple dates, see announcement.

NIH events that may be of interest to global health researchers.

  • The African Society for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology (ASBCB) virtual omics codeathon, hosted by the NIH Office of Data Science Strategy in partnership with ASBCB, will be held June 3 - 6, 2021. The codeathon will take place immediately preceding the June 2021 International Society for Computational Biology (ISCB)-Africa ASBCB Conference on Bioinformatics. Applications are being accepted to lead codeathon teams. Applications for participants will be available in May.
    Team lead application deadline: April 16, 2021.
    Participant deadline: May 2021, TBD

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Funding News

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

  • Notice of Change: Change in Data Table Submission Requirements for PAR-21-120, Global Infectious Disease Research Training Program (D43 Clinical Trial Optional) (NOT-TW-21-005)
  • Notice of Change to AIDS Date of RFA-MH-21-120, "Mental Health Research Awards for Investigators Early in their Career in Low and Middle-Income Countries (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)" (NOT-MH-21-240)
  • Continued Extension of Certain Flexibilities for Prospective Basic Experimental Studies With Human Participants (NOT-OD-21-088)
  • Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for PHS 2021 Omnibus Solicitations of the NIH, CDC, and FDA for Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Grant Applications (NOT-OD-21-083)
  • Notices of administrative supplements for active Fogarty grants and cooperative agreements only:
    • Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements to FIC Awards for COVID-19-related Research in Low- or Middle-Income Countries (NOT-TW-21-004)
    • Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements for COVID-19-Impacted FIC Research Training and Education Awards (NOT-TW-21-003)

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