Notice of Changes to RFA-EB-21-001, "Technology Development to Reduce Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)"
Notice Number:

Key Dates

Release Date:

February 1, 2024

Related Announcements

  • December 10, 2021 - Technology Development to Reduce Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). See RFA-EB-21-001.
  • January 11, 2023 - Notice of Change in Application Due Date for RFA-EB-21-001. See  NOT-EB-22-016

Issued by

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)


The purpose of this Notice is to add a fifth due date and revised statement of interest for NIMHD for RFA-EB-21-001, "Technology Development to Reduce Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional).”

In Part 1, under Key Dates, an additional application due date of January 21, 2025, is added.

Application Due Dates

Review and Award Cycles


Renewal / Resubmission / Revision (as allowed


Scientific Merit Review

Advisory Council Review

Earliest Start Date

February 11, 2022February 11, 2022May 02, 2022July 2022October 2022December 2022
January 26, 2023January 26, 2023May 02, 2023July 2023October 2023December 2023
May 31, 2023May 31, 2023September 6, 2023October 2023January 2024April 2024
January 26, 2024January 26, 2024May 02, 2024July 2024October 2024December 2024
January 21, 2025January 21, 2025May 02, 2025July 2025October 2025December 2025

Expiration Date                     May 03, 2025

In Part 2, under Section I. Funding Opportunity Description, the NIMHD Statement of Interest is modified (by this Notice) to read (in bold italics):

NIMHD Statement of Interest

The mission of the NIMHD is to lead scientific research to improve minority health and reduce health disparities. NIMHD supports the study of many aspects of minority health and health disparities from biological and population sciences to clinical, behavioral, and translational research, as well as research on health care services, health systems and workforce development. NIMHD focuses on the full continuum of causes of health disparities and the interrelation of these causes. Projects must include a focus on one or more of the following NIH-designated populations that experience health disparities in the United States: African Americans, Latinos/Hispanics, American Indians and Alaska Natives, Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders, less privileged socioeconomic groups, underserved rural populations, persons with disabilities, and sexual and gender minorities (SGMs). NIMHD research priorities are focused on racial and ethnic minority populations and socioeconomically disadvantaged populations and specifically interested in the intersectionality of these factors among rural populations, SGM groups, and people with disabilities. See for more information. Comparison groups/populations may also be included as appropriate for the research questions posed. NIMHD encourages projects that use approaches encompassing multiple domains of influence (e.g., biological, behavioral, sociocultural, environmental, physical environment, health system) and multiple levels of influence (e.g., individual, interpersonal, family, peer group, community, societal) to understand and address health disparities (see the NIMHD Research Framework,, for more information).

NIMHD will not support animal studies under this FOA.

NOTE: All other aspects of this NOFO remain unchanged.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Moria Bittmann, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
Telephone: 301-496-7699

Deborah E. Linares, Ph.D., M.A.
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Phone: 301-402-2516