Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Heart, Lung, and Blood Co-morbiditieS Implementation Models in People Living with HIV Data Coordinating Center (HLB SIMPLe DCC) (U24)

Notice Number: NOT-HL-17-521

Key Dates
Release Date: June 19, 2017

Estimated Publication Date of Announcement: Winter 2017
First Estimated Application Due Date: Spring 2018
Earliest Estimated Award Date: Winter 2018
Earliest Estimated Start Date: Winter 2018

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Issued by
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)


The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute intends to publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to support a Data Coordinating Center (DCC) to support the Heart, Lung, and Blood Co-morbiditieS Implementation Models in People Living with HIV (HLB SIMPLe) (U01) initiative (see NOT-HL-17-520 for more information about the initiative). This Notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to develop meaningful collaborations and responsive projects.

The FOA is expected to be published in Winter 2017 with an expected application due date in Spring 2018.

This FOA will utilize the U24 activity code. Details of the planned FOA are provided below.

Research Initiative Details

The HLB SIMPLe DCC will provide support and coordination for the HLB SIMPLe Consortium, representing a network of cooperative agreements that will conduct late-stage (T4) translation research into the delivery of proven effective interventions and treatments for heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) co-morbid disorders in people living with HIV (PLWHIV) in World Bank-defined Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) and Small Island Developing States (SIDS), as traditionally defined by the World Health Organization. The DCC will work with the HLB SIMPLe research sites to provide organizational infrastructure for collaboration, facilitate data harmonization and standardization, optimize data sharing and archiving, and facilitate implementation science innovation across sites.



Please direct all inquiries to:

LeShawndra Price, Ph.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Telephone: 301-496-1051