Notice of NICHD, NIDA, NINDS and NIAAA and NIDDK Participation in PAR-18-714-Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Notice Number: NOT-HD-18-027

Key Dates
Release Date: November 26, 2018

Related Announcements
NOT-DK-19-005
PAR-18-714

Issued by
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to inform potential applicants that the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), and National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)will participate, effective immediately, in PAR-18-714 Academic Research Enhancement Award for Undergraduate-Focused Institutions (R15 Clinical Trial Not Allowed).

The following changes have been made in PAR-18-714 to reflect the participation of these NIH entities in this funding opportunity announcement (FOA):

Part 1. Overview Information

Text has been added to PAR-18-714 under each of the headings (below) as follows:

Components of Participating Organizations

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

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

93.865, 93.273, 93.279, 93.847, 93.855

Part 2. Section I. Funding Opportunity Description

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

The NICHD supports biological, behavioral, and clinical research related to conception and pregnancy, normal and abnormal development in childhood, reproductive health, population dynamics across the lifespan, and rehabilitation medicine. https://www.nichd.nih.gov/grants-funding/opportunities-mechanisms/areas-research/Pages/default.aspx.

Research projects considered by funding by NICHD must fall within the scientific missions of the twelve Scientific Branches of the NICHD Division of Extramural Research (DER) or the National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR).Information about those scientific missions and program staff contacts may be found on the web pages for the DER scientific branches at: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/about/org/der/branches/Pages/index.aspxand the NCMRR at: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/about/org/ncmrr/Pages/overview.aspx. Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to read these webpages for any updates in response to recent scientific advances or emerging public health topics.

NICHD encourages applications that address its extramural program priorities and will consider how well research projects align with one or more of those priorities when making award decisions. A detailed list of NICHD high priority research areas may be found at https://www.nichd.nih.gov/grants-funding/opportunities-mechanisms/areas-research/Pages/priorities.aspx.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

The projects should address critical issues of neuroscience, genetics, behavior, prevention, treatment, epidemiology, etiology, health services, HIV/AIDS, and co-occurring opportunistic infections (e.g., viral hepatitis C, tuberculosis, sexually transmitted infections) associated consequences in substance abusing populations, medication development, or other research areas relevant to drug abuse. NIDA priorities are further described in the NIDA Strategic Plan (see https://www.drugabuse.gov/about-nida/2016-2020-nida-strategic-plan) and on the NIDA Topics of Interest webpage (see https://www.drugabuse.gov/funding/funding-priorities/nida-topics-specialcontinuing-interest-dat). Applicants are encouraged to contact a program official to discuss the proposed application.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

NINDS seeks fundamental knowledge about the brain and nervous system and to use that knowledge to reduce the burden of neurological disease. NINDS supports basic, translational and clinical research within specifically defined areas of neuroscience. Research projects considered for funding by NINDS must fall within the scientific research mission of the Institute. Information about the research mission and program staff may be found at: https://www.ninds.nih.gov/About-NINDS/Who-We-Are/Program-Directors.

National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

NIAAA will accept applications for research projects in areas within the Institute's mission. The NIAAA website (https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/) provides information about the institute mission (https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/about-niaaa/our-work/mission-statement) and areas of research interest (https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/about-niaaa/our-work/strategic-plan). For additional scientific program information and for pre-application guidance, potential applicants are encouraged to contact the NIAAA Extramural Research Program Staff whose portfolio covers the scientific topic of interest (https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/research/extramural-research).

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) conducts and supports medical research and research training and to disseminate science-based information on diabetes and other endocrine and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases, nutritional disorders, and obesity; and kidney, urologic, and hematologic diseases, to improve people’s health and quality of life. Research projects considered for funding by NIDDK must fall within the scientific research mission of the Institute. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the NIDDK Extramural Research Program Staff whose portfolio covers the scientific topic of interest. Specific information about our Research Programs & Contacts is available at https://www.niddk.nih.gov/research-funding/research-programs.

Part 2. Section VII. Agency Contacts

Scientific/Research Contact(s)

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Mahua Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-435-6886
Email: mukhopam@mail.nih.gov

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Tracy Waldeck, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-827-5844
Email: tracy.waldeck@nih.gov

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Letitia Weigand, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-496-4188
Email: letitia.weigand@nih.gov

National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Li Lin, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-827-7749
Email: linli@mail.nih.gov

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Karl F. Malik, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-594-8843
Email: karl.malik@nih.gov

Financial/Grants Management Contact(s)

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Bryan S. Clark, M.B.A
Phone: 301-435-6975
Email: clarkb1@mail.nih.gov

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Pam Fleming
Phone: 301-480-1159
Email: pfleming@nida.nih.gov

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Tijuanna Decoster, Ph.D.
Phone: 301-496-9231
Email: decostert@ninds.nih.gov

National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Judy Fox
Phone: 301-443-4704
Email: jfox@mail.nih.gov

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Ms. Aretina Perry-Jones
Phone: 301-594-8862
Email: ap19s@nih.gov

All other aspects of the is FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Mahua Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institutes of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
Phone: 301-435-6886
Email:  mukhopam@mail.nih.gov

Tracy Waldeck, Ph.D.
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
Phone: 301-827-5844
Email: tracy.waldeck@nih.gov

Letitia Weigand, Ph.D.
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Phone:  301-496-4188
Email:  letitia.weigand@nih.gov

Li Lin, Ph.D.
National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
Phone: 301-827-7749
Email:  linli@mail.nih.gov

Karl F. Malik, Ph.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Phone: 301-594-8843
Email: karl.malik@nih.gov