Notice of Change to RFA-HL-20-002 "Career Pathway to Independence in Blood Science Award for Physician Scientists (K99/R00 Independent Clinical Trial Required)"

Notice Number: NOT-HL-19-671

Key Dates
Release Date: January 16, 2019

Related Announcements
RFA-HL-20-002

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

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to clarify for potential applicants the type of academic position that NHLBI expects recipients of this K99/R00 award to transition to.

Currently Reads:

Section IV. Application and Submission Information

Institutional Commitment to the Candidate’s Research Career Development

  • The sponsoring institution must provide a statement of commitment to the candidate's development into a productive, independent investigator in blood science, i.e., conducting the proposed mentored research and career development during the K99 and competing for, and transitioning to, a tenure-track assistant professor position at an academic institution. It should be clear that the institutional commitment to the candidate is not contingent upon receipt of this career award.

Revised to Read:

Section IV. Application and Submission Information

Institutional Commitment to the Candidate’s Research Career Development

  • The sponsoring institution must provide a statement of commitment to the candidate's development into a productive, independent investigator in blood science, i.e., conducting the proposed mentored research and career development during the K99 and competing for, and transitioning to, an assistant professor position at an academic institution. It should be clear that the institutional commitment to the candidate is not contingent upon receipt of this career award.

All other aspects of the FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Lisbeth Welniak, PhD
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Telephone: 301-435-0050
Email: welniakla@mail.nih.gov