Notice of Correction to Eligibility of Foreign Institutions for RFA-AG-18-010 "Uncovering the Causes, Contexts, and Consequences of Elder Mistreatment (R01)"

Notice Number: NOT-AG-17-010

Key Dates
Release Date:   June 6, 2017

Related Announcements
RFA-AG-18-010

Issued by
National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Purpose

The purpose of the Notice is to correct information regarding the eligibility of Foreign Institutions for RFA-AG-18-010: "Uncovering the Causes, Contexts, and Consequences of Elder Mistreatment (R01)", as indicated in the following sections of the FOA.

Part 2. Section III. Eligibility Information

FOA currently reads:

Foreign Institutions

Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.
Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are not allowed.

FOA is modified to read:

Foreign Institutions

Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are eligible to apply.
Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are eligible to apply.
Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statementare allowed.

Part 2. Section IV. Application and Submission Information

FOA currently reads:

Foreign Institutions

Not Applicable

FOA is modified to read:


Foreign Institutions

Foreign (non-U.S.) institutions must follow policies described in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, and procedures for foreign institutions described throughout the SF424 (R&R) Application Guide.

Part 2. Section V. Application Review Information
FOA Currently reads:

Additional Review Considerations

As applicable for the project proposed, reviewers will consider each of the following items, but will not give scores for these items, and should not consider them in providing an overall impact score.

Select Agent Research


Reviewers will assess the information provided in this section of the application, including 1) the Select Agent(s) to be used in the proposed research, 2) the registration status of all entities where Select Agent(s) will be used, 3) the procedures that will be used to monitor possession use and transfer of Select Agent(s), and 4) plans for appropriate biosafety, biocontainment, and security of the Select Agent(s).

Resource Sharing Plans


Reviewers will comment on whether the following Resource Sharing Plans, or the rationale for not sharing the following types of resources, are reasonable: 1) Data Sharing Plan; 2) Sharing Model Organisms; and 3) Genomic Data Sharing Plan.

Budget and Period of Support


Reviewers will consider whether the budget and the requested period of support are fully justified and reasonable in relation to the proposed research.

FOA is modified to read:

Additional Review Considerations

As applicable for the project proposed, reviewers will consider each of the following items, but will not give scores for these items, and should not consider them in providing an overall impact score.

Applications from Foreign Organizations


Reviewers will assess whether the project presents special opportunities for furthering research programs through the use of unusual talent, resources, populations, or environmental conditions that exist in other countries and either are not readily available in the United States or augment existing U.S. resources.

Select Agent Research


Reviewers will assess the information provided in this section of the application, including 1) the Select Agent(s) to be used in the proposed research, 2) the registration status of all entities where Select Agent(s) will be used, 3) the procedures that will be used to monitor possession use and transfer of Select Agent(s), and 4) plans for appropriate biosafety, biocontainment, and security of the Select Agent(s).

Resource Sharing Plans


Reviewers will comment on whether the following Resource Sharing Plans, or the rationale for not sharing the following types of resources, are reasonable: 1) Data Sharing Plan; 2) Sharing Model Organisms; and 3) Genomic Data Sharing Plan.

Budget and Period of Support


Reviewers will consider whether the budget and the requested period of support are fully justified and reasonable in relation to the proposed research.

No other changes are being made to this FOA.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Melissa S. Gerald, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Telephone: 301-402-4156 
Email: melissa.gerald@nih.gov