NHLBI Policy for Submission of Investigator-Initiated, Collaborative R01 Applications

Notice Number: NOT-HL-17-512

Key Dates
Release Date: May 10, 2017

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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)


The purpose of this Notice is to communicate the NHLBI Policy regarding investigator-initiated submission of collaborative (tethered) R01 applications. Effective immediately, collaborative applications submitted to NHLBI via PA-16-160 with identical research strategies will be Withdrawn (and will not proceed to review) due to violation of policies concerning overlapping applications (described in detail in NOT-OD-09-100).

Alternatively, collaborative (tethered) R01 applications can be submitted to NHLBI via PA-16-160 as a single, multi-PI, R01 application with a subcontract.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Director, Office of Scientific Review
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Telephone: 301-435-0270
Email: nhlbichiefreviewbranch@nhlbi.nih.gov