Notice Announcing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for RFA-MH-15-850 "Gut-Microbiome-Brain Interactions and Mental Health (R21/R33)"

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Release Date: October 16, 2014

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National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)


The purpose of this Notice is to alert prospective applicants that a set of answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding applications for RFA-MH-15-850 have posted at All applicants are encouraged to review the FAQs prior to submitting their application. We anticipate updating the FAQ page as needed and recommend that applicants check back for updates to the FAQs regularly until the application due date.

Staff will also respond to questions submitted by potential applicants who contact the Scientific/Research, Financial/Grants Management or Peer Review staff listed in the FOA in the Agency Contacts section.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Nancy L. Desmond, PhD
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Telephone: 301-443-3107

Aleksandra Vicentic, PhD
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
Telephone: 301-443-1576