NIAID Announces High-Priority Influenza Research Areas

Notice Number: NOT-AI-05-013

Key Dates
Release Date: December 7, 2004

Issued by
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), (http://www.niaid.nih.gov)

Research aimed at developing tools to control epidemic influenza and the increasing threat of pandemic influenza is one of NIAID's highest priorities. Influenza is both a major public health threat and a NIAID Biodefense Category C priority pathogen (http://www2.niaid.nih.gov/Biodefense/bandc_priority.htm). NIAID is issuing this notice to the NIH Guide to highlight its interest in receiving grant applications focused on influenza research. Areas of high priority include, but are not limited to, the following:

Applications on influenza may be submitted under any of the following appropriate NIAID programs that are currently available.

Biodefense and Emerging Infections Disease Research Opportunities (PA-04-119)
Cooperative Research Partnerships for Biodefense (AI-05-019)
Biodefense SBIR Program (PAS-02-149)
SBIR Advanced Technology – NIAID (SBIR-AT-NIAID) (PA-04-127)
NIH Small Research Grant Program (R03) (PA-03-108)
Assays for Influenza Therapeutics: Project BioShield (NOT-AI-05-045)


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