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Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)(PAR-21-038)

PAR-21-038

Table of IC-Specific Information, Requirements and Staff Contacts 

Release Date: November 9, 2020
Expiration Date: December 29, 2023

 

NIH Institute or Center

Institute or Center Specific Information

National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)

Scientific Contact:
Wen G. Chen, MMSc, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 451-3989
Email: chenw@mail.nih.gov
 

NCCIH Specific Information:

NCCIH is interested in supporting research focusing on understanding the fundamental science and methods development of complementary and integrative health approaches relevant to managing symptoms such as pain, anxiety, mild-to-moderate depression, sleep, or the mechanisms by which these approaches may promote well-being, health resilience, health restoration, or disease prevention .NCCIH is also interested in basic research on myofascial tissues, interoception, mechanosensation, the  interaction between sleep and pain, glymphatic and lymphatic systems, and cross-system interaction (e.g. interactions between gut and brain, or between lung and kidney, etc.). 

 

National Cancer Institute (NCI)

Scientific Contact:
Scott Rogers, MPH
E-mail: rogerssc@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Crystal Wolfrey
Phone: (240) 276-6277
E-mail: wolfreyc@gab.nci.nih.gov
 

NCI Specific Information: 

NCI is interested in cancer research across the research continuum; biology of cancer, cancer prevention, cancer detection and treatment, cancer control and population sciences, and related implementation science. Please click on links below for descriptions of NCI’s main research interest areas:

Cancer Biology
Cancer Control and Population Sciences
Cancer Prevention
Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis
Cancer Research Prioritie
 

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

Scientific Program Contact:
Randy King, Ph.D.
Program Director, Ultrasound, Division of Applied Science and Technology
Phone: (301)-451-0707 
Email: Randy.King@nih.gov
 
NIBIB specific information:

NIBIB interests include the development and integration of advanced engineering, imaging, and computational technologies with life sciences for the improvement of human health and medical care. An application is not within the NIBIB mission if its principal focus is development of technologies whose goal is to understand basic biological function or mechanisms. Additionally, NIBIB only supports projects whose technology would ultimately be applicable to a broad spectrum of disorders and diseases rather than being limited to only a single tissue, organ, or physiological condition. To determine if your research fits within the NIBIB mission, please contact the appropriate Program Director in your scientific program area of interest (https://www.nibib.nih.gov/research-funding).


 

National Eye Institute (NEI)

Scientific Program Contact:
Neeraj Agarwal, Ph.D.              
Phone: (301) 451-2020
Email: agarwalnee@mail.nih.gov 

Grants Management Contact:
Karen Robinson-Smith
Phone: (301) 451-2020
Email: karen.robinson.smith@nei.nih.gov

 

NEI Specific Information:

NEI will accept applications for funding that are responsive to programmatic priority areas for research within vision and ophthalmology as detailed in the National Plan for Eye and Vision Research found at www.nei.nih.gov









 

National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)

Scientific/Research Contact:
Lisa H. Chadwick, Ph.D.
Telephone: 301-435-7275
Email: lisa.chadwick@nih.gov

Financial/Grants Management Contact:
Natalie D. Linear
Telephone: 301- 827-0611
Email: Natalie.Linear@nih.gov


 

NHGRI Specific Language:
 

NHGRI will support the development of resources, approaches, and technologies that will accelerate genomic research on the structure of genomes, the biology of genomes, and the biology of disease; that will use genomics to advance the science of medicine; and that will incorporate genomics to improve the effectiveness of healthcare. NHGRI will also support genomic research in several cross-cutting areas, including the ethical, legal and societal implications of genomics and genetics research, bioinformatics, technology development, and research training and career development.

In general, NHGRI supports studies that provide generalizable methods and knowledge.  Applications for studies relevant only to a particular disease or organ system should be directed to the appropriate Institute or Center. NHGRI strongly encourages potential applicants to reach out to the listed scientific contact in the early stages of developing your application.

 

 

 

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Scientific Program Contact:
Susan T. Shero, RN, MS
Center for Translation Research and Implementation Science 
Phone: (301) 496-1051
Email: sheros@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Anthony Agresti
Phone: (301) 827-8014 
Email: agrestia@nhlbi.nih.gov 


 
NHLBI Specific Information:


NHLBI is interested in heart, lung and blood diseases and sleep disorders (HLBS) research, and related implementation science that may be basic, clinical, or translational in accord with NIH's and NHLBI's Strategic Vision.

Please not that NHLBI does not participate in the Katz Award Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) that allows Basic Experimental Studies with Humans (BESH). NHLBI will only consider KATZ Award applications appropriately submitted under the KATZ Award (Clinical Trials Not Allowed) FOA.








 

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Scientific Program Contact:
Kristina McLinden, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 496-9350
Email: Kristina.mclinden@nih.gov

 

NIA Specific Information:

The National Institute on Aging (NIA) will accept investigator-initiated projects for all program areas supported by the Institute (https://www.nia.nih.gov/about/aging-strategic-directions-research). 

One specific area of interest is research in geroscience, which encompasses the interactions between the biology of  aging and the biology of disease. While there is a special emphasis on geroscience from mid-to-late life, studies on early-life factors and stressors as variables for age-of-onset and severity of diseases, and functional decline, will be considered within th scope of NIA's interests. 

 

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Scientific Contact
Abraham P. Bautista, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Extramural Activities
Phone: (301) 443-9737
Email: bautista@mail.nih.gov

Grants Management Contact
Judy S. Fox
Chief, Grants Management Branch, OEA
Phone: (301) 443-4704
Email: judy.fox@nih.gov
 

NIAAA Specific Information:

NIAAA supports biomedical and behavioral research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of alcoholism and alcohol-related problems. Prospective applicants are encouraged to read the NIAAA Strategic Plan for a listing of research priorities.










 

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) 

Scientific/Research Contacts:
Madelon C Halula, Ph.D.
Division of AIDS (DAIDS)
Phone: 240-292-4843
E-mail: mhalula@niaid.nih.gov
 
Eunchung Park, Ph.D.
Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
(DMID)
Phone: 240-627-3338
E-mail: epark@niaid.nih.gov
 
Qian 'Joy' Liu, M.D., MSc.
Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation (DAIT)
Phone: 301-761-6621
E-mail: liujoy@mail.nih.gov
 
Financial/Grants Management Contact:
Ann W. Devine
Phone: 240-669-2988
E-mail: adevine@niaid.nih.gov
 
 

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Scientific Program Contact:

Lindsay Friend
Phone: (301) 594-4673
Email: NIDA_Training@nida.nih.gov
 

NIDA IC Specific Information:

NIDA supports the training of Early Stage Investigators conducting research on the causes and consequences of drug use and addiction. Prospective applicants are highly encouraged to contact a NIDA Program Official in their area of interest, prior to preparing an application.


 

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

Scientific Research Contact:
Amy Poremba, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 496-1804
Email: amy.poremba@nih.gov

Financial/Grants Management Contact:
Christopher Myers
Phone: (301) 402-0909
Email: myersc@mail.nih.gov
 

NIDCD Specific Information:

The NIDCD supports biomedical and behavioral research related to the normal and disordered processes of hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language. Basic and clinical studies are encouraged of genetic, molecular, cellular, physiological, biochemical, and behavioral aspects of function in health and disease. The NIDCD also supports research concerned with disease prevention, health promotion and the special biomedical and behavioral problems associated with communication impairments and disorders. Applicants are encouraged to contact the person listed under Agency Contacts (Section VII) prior to submission.






 

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Scientific/Research Contact:
Marie Mancini, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 594-5032
Email: mancinim2@mail.nih.gov

Financial or Grants Management Contact:
Sheila Simmons
Phone: (301) 594-9812                                    
Email: simmonss@mail.nih.gov

NIAMS IC Specific Information:

For information regarding NIAMS supported scientific areas/programs and contacts, please see: https://www.niams.nih.gov/grants-funding/supported-scientific-areas







 

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Scientific Program Contacts:
Basic or Translational Research:
Kathryn Stein, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 827-4653
Email: kathryn.stein@nih.gov

Clinical Research or BESH:
Elise Rice, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 594-4814
Email: elise.rice@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Dede Rutberg, MBA
Phone: (301) 594-4798
Email: rutbergd@mail.nih.gov

NIDCR Specific Information:

The NIDCR is interested in all applications that are relevant to the NIDCR mission (https://www.nidcr.nih.gov/about-us/mission). Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Dr. Kathryn Stein (basic or translational research) or Dr. Elise Rice (clinical research or Basic Experimental Studies with Humans) to discuss the relevance of proposed research topic(s).











 

 

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)

Scientific Program Contact:
Susan Taymans
Phone: (301) 496-6517
Email: taymansS@mail.nih.gov 
 

National Institute of Environmental Health Studies (NIEHS)

Scientific Program Contacts:
Email: lawler@niehs.nih.gov 

Grants Management Contact:
Jenny Greer
Email: jenny.greer@nih.gov 

 

NIEHS Specific Information:

The mission of the NIEHS is to discover how the environment affects people in order to promote healthier lives. The NIEHS 2018-2023 Strategic plan,   Advancing Environmental Health Science: Improving Health, lays out a set of strategic themes and goals that have been identified as priority areas. A variety of scientific disciplines, including basic, mechanistic, epidemiological, computational, and/or health risk communication approaches, can be used to advance the NIEHS Strategic Plan. NIEHS is interested in projects that have a research focus on exposure-health related responses from environmental agents within our mission. These include industrial chemicals or manufacturing byproducts, metals, pesticides, herbicides, air pollutants and other inhaled toxicants, particulates or fibers, fungal, and bacterial or biologically derived toxins. Secondary smoke exposure as a component of the indoor environment is also within the NIEHS mission. Exposures that are considered outside of the NIEHS mission (e.g., nutrition, psychosocial factors, primary smoking, infectious agents, pharmaceuticals) can be included as secondary factors and possible modifiers of the effects of an NIEHS mission-relevant primary exposure(s).  Applicants are encouraged to contact NIEHS program staff prior to submission to determine if their project is within our mission area and interests.


 

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Scientific Program Contacts:
Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition
Bekah Van Raaphorst
Email: saganra@niddk.nih.gov

Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases
Lisa Spain
Email: spainl@niddk.nih.gov

Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
Shilpa Hattangadi
Email: shilpam.hattangadi@nih.gov

Anna Sadusky
Email: anna.sadusky@nih.gov

Financial/Grants Management Contacts:
Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition 
Sharon Bourque
Email: BourqueS@extra.niddk.nih.gov

Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolic Diseases  
Mary K Rosenberg
Email: RosenbergM@EXTRA.NIDDK.NIH.GOV

Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
Aretina Perry-Jones
Email: PerryA@extra.niddk.nih.gov

 

NIDDK Specific Information:

The mission of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is to conduct and support medical research and research training and to disseminate science-based information on diabetes and other endocrine and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases, nutritional disorders, and obesity; and kidney, urologic, and hematologic diseases, to improve people’s health and quality of life.

Requirements:
Please note that NIDDK does not participate in the Katz Award Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) that allows Basic Experimental Studies with Humans (BESH).  NIDDK will only consider Katz Award applications appropriately submitted under the Katz Award (Clinical Trials Not Allowed) FOA.
























 

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) 

Scientific Program Contact:
Eric Murphy
Phone: (301) 443-9230
Email: eric.murphy@nih.gov 
 

National Institute on Minority Health Issues on Health (NIMHD)

Financial or Grants Management Contact:
Priscilla Grant, JD
Phone: (301) 594-8412
Email:  pg38h@nih.gov

 

NIMHD Specific Information:

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) will accept investigator-initiated research projects (R01) for all program areas supported by the Institute. 
 
Please click on links below for descriptions of NIMHD’s main research interest areas and contact information for a scientific program contact in each area:

Community Health and Population Sciences
Clinical and Health Services Research
Integrative Biological and Behavioral Sciences
 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Scientific Program Contact:
Glen Nuckolls, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 496-5745
Email: glen.nuckolls@nih.gov

Financial/Grants Management Contact:
Chief Grants Management Officer
Email: ChiefGrantsManagementOfficer@ninds.nih.gov
 

NINDS Specific Information:

NINDS encourages applications to this funding opportunity announcement for support of basic, translational, or clinical studies that fall in our mission to seek fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease.







 

National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)

Scientific Program Contact:

Sung Sug (Sarah) Yoon, PhD, RN
Telephone: (301) 402-6959 

NINR Specific Information:

The mission of the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is to promote and improve the health of individuals, families, and communities. To achieve this mission, NINR supports research that can build the scientific foundation for clinical practice, prevent disease and disability, manage and eliminate symptoms caused by illness, and enhance end-of-life and palliative care.


 

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

Scientific Program Contacts
Clinical and Public Health Informatics
Hua-Chuan Sim, M.D.
Phone: (301) 594-4882
Email: simh@mail.nih.gov

Bioinformatics and Translational Informatics
Jane Ye, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 594-4882
Email: yej@mail.nih.gov

Consumer Health Informatics and Information Sciences
Alan VanBiervliet, Ph.D.
Phone: (301) 594-4882
Email: alan.vanbiervliet@nih.gov

Financial/Grants Management Contact
Samantha Tempchin
Phone: (301) 496-4221
Email: Tempchins@mail.nih.gov
 

NLM Specific Information:

The National Library of Medicine (NLM) supports innovative research and development in biomedical informatics and data science. The scope of NLM's interest in these research domains is broad, with emphasis on new methods and approaches to foster data driven discovery in the biomedical and clinical health sciences as well as domain-independent, reusable approaches to discovery, curation, analysis, organization and management of health-related digital objects. Biomedical informatics and data science draw upon many fields, including mathematics, statistics, information science, computer science and engineering, and social/behavioral sciences. Application domains include health care delivery, basic biomedical research, clinical and translational research, precision medicine, public health, bio surveillance, intelligent systems for decision support, assuring integrity and security of personal health data, and similar areas. NLM defines biomedical informatics as the science of optimal representation, organization, management, integration and presentation of information relevant to human health and biology. NIH defines data science as the interdisciplinary field of inquiry in which quantitative and analytical approaches, processes, and systems are developed and used to extract knowledge and insights from increasingly large and/or complex sets of data.












 

Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP)  

Scientific Contact:
Sige Zou, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-435-0749
Email: sige.zou@nih.gov

Grants Management Contact:
Nicole Franklin
Phone: (301) -435-0166
Email: nicole.franklin@nih.gov
 

ORIP Specific Information:

The proposed project should be resource-related and must have broad application to multiple NIH Institutes or Centers (ICs) to align with the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs’ (ORIP) trans-NIH mission. The proposed studies must explore multiple body systems or evaluate diseases that impact multiple body systems. Applications that develop models focused on a specific disease or area of research, or only propose studies primarily relevant to a single NIH IC will be considered not acceptable for ORIP. https://orip.nih.gov/.






 

Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)

Scientific Contact:
Lisa Begg, Dr.P.H., RN
Phone: (301) 496-3975
Email: beggl@od.nih.gov
 

ORWH Specific Information:

Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) is part of the Office of the Director of NIH and works in partnership with the 27 NIH Institutes and Centers to ensure that women's health research is part of the scientific framework at the NIH and throughout the scientific community. The ORWH encourages Early Stage Investigators to integrate the purposeful accounting for sex as a biological variable (SABV) in biomedical research throughout the life span in order to fill gaps in our knowledge and inform more effective, personalized approaches to improve heath for women and men.  For additional guidance, the 2019-2023 Trans-NIH Strategic Plan for the Health of Women is available on the ORWH website (https://www.nih.gov/women/strategicplan).
 

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