Release Date: August 29, 2012
The purpose of this Notice is to inform applicants that the NCCAM will participate, effective immediately, in the following NIH Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA):
RFA-AG-13-003: Secondary Analyses of Comparative Effectiveness, Health Outcomes and Costs in Persons with Multiple Chronic Conditions (R21). For this FOA, the following goals are of interest to NCCAM:
NCCAM is interested in meritorious applications responsive to this FOA that fall within its scientific mission. NCCAM intends to commit up to $400,000 total costs in FY 2013. We encourage applications to conduct secondary analyses in datasets that have collected information on the use of complementary or integrative health approaches in individuals with multiple chronic conditions. We are also interested in applications that assess the impact or outcome of utilization of complementary or integrative health approaches. To facilitate secondary data analyses, NCCAM has posted a list datasets that contain this information (http://nccam.nih.gov/sites/nccam.nih.gov/files/CRtoolbox/epi_studies_chart_051512.pdf).
Examples of specific research questions or projects of interest to NCCAM include but are not limited to:
All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.
Please direct all inquiries to:
Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Division of Extramural Research
National Center for Complementary & Alternative Medicine
National Institutes of Health
6707 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892-5475