New Information for NINDS Investigators Preparing Diversity (PA-05-015) or Reentry (PA-04-126) Supplement Applications

Notice Number: NOT-NS-08-004

Key Dates
Release Date: October 18, 2007

Issued by
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), (

This Notice is to inform the scientific community that the NINDS is amending its participation in Program Announcements PA-05-015, entitled “Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research,” and PA-04-126, “ Supplements to Promote Re-entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers,” as follows:

NINDS announces three review cycles per fiscal year for the above-mentioned supplement applications starting in Fiscal Year 2008.  Funding decisions for supplement applications will only be made three times a year, namely by the end of March, June, and December.  Thus, the first cycle for Fiscal Year 2008 is November 16, 2007 to February 15, 2008, for which NINDS will make funding decisions in March 2008.  Applications received after the cycle cut-off date will be processed and considered for funding in the next funding cycle, such that receipt after February 15th would mean review in June.

Application Receipt Date

Final Funding Decision

November 16th to February 15th


February 16th to May 15th


August 1st to November 15th


Supplementary information on the NINDS application procedures for Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research can be found at .

All other aspects of PA-05-015 and PA-04-126 remain unchanged.


Direct questions about scientific/research issues to:

Michelle D. Jones-London, Ph.D.
Program Director
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH
Office of Minority Health and Research
6001 Executive Blvd, NSC, Suite 2149
Bethesda, MD  20892-9535
Rockville, MD 20852 (for Express/Courier Service)
Telephone:  (301) 451-7966
FAX:  (301) 594-5929

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