NEI Notice of Participation in PAR-19-134, "Research Enhancement Award Program (REAP) for Health Professional Schools and Graduate Schools (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)"

Notice Number: NOT-EY-19-024

Key Dates
Release Date: April 17, 2019

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National Eye Institute (NEI)


The purpose of this Notice is to inform potential applicants that the National Eye Institute (NEI) will participate, effective immediately, in PAR-19-134, "Research Enhancement Award Program (REAP) for Health Professional Schools and Graduate Schools (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)".

The following sections of PA-19-129 have been modified (shown initalics):

Part 1. Overview Information

Components of Participating Organizations

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Eye Institute (NEI)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ( NIAAA )

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number(s)

93.121, 93.213, 93.393, 93.394, 93.395, 93.396, 93.399, 93.840, 93.233, 93.837, 93.838, 93.839, 93.866, 93.855, 93.846, 93.286, 93.865, 93.279, 93.173, 93.113, 93.242, 93.853, 93.361, 93.307, 93.273,93.867

Part 2. Full Text of Announcement

Section I. Funding Opportunity Description

Research Objectives of Participating NIH Institutes and Centers

National Eye Institute (NEI)

The NEI supports a broad range of basic and clinical research, clinical trials, epidemiologic studies related to health and disease in the eye and visual system.Research proposed should address a significant aspect of the leading causes of blindness and impaired vision, mechanisms of visual function, preservation of sight, or the special health problems and requirements of the blind.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Cheri Wiggs, PhD
National Eye Institute (NEI)
Telephone: 301-451-2020