Notice of NEI’s Intent to Withdraw from PAR-06-436 (FIRCA-BB) and PAR-06-437 (FIRCA-BSS)

Notice Number: NOT-EY-07-001

Key Dates
Release Date:  November 27, 2006

Issued by
National Eye Institute (NEI) (

The purpose of this Notice is to inform the vision research community that the NEI will no longer accept applications for PAR-06-436, International Research Collaboration – Basic Biomedical (FIRCA-BB) [R03], published on March 18, 2005, at  and PAR-05-073, International Research Collaboration – Behavioral, Social Sciences (FIRCA–BSS)., published on May 31, 2005, at  The NEI is no longer participating in the R03 grant program, as announced in NOT-EY-06-001, Notice of National Eye Institute Plans for Transition of Support for the Small Grant (R03) and Exploratory/Developmental Grant (R21) Mechanisms, published on March 8, 2006, at

The following Institutes and Centers continue to participate in these PARs:

Fogarty International Center
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Institute on Aging
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
National Institute on Drug Abuse
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

For further information regarding this Notice, please contact:

Ellen S. Liberman, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Program Director, Lens and Cataract and Glaucoma Programs
National Eye Institute
National Institutes of Health
5635 Fishers Lane, Suite 1300, MSC 9300
Bethesda, MD  20892
Telephone:  (301) 451-2020
FAX:  (301) 402-0528

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