Notice of NIMH Participation in (PA-18-344) NIH Exploratory/ Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Clinical Trial Required)

Notice Number: NOT-MH-18-005

Key Dates
Release Date: November 3, 2017

Related Announcements

Issued by
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)


The purpose of this Notice is to inform potential applicants that the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is participating, effective immediately, in (PA-18-344 ) NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Clinical Trail Required) limiting to only mechanistic trials.

The following sections of (PA-18-344 ) have been updated to reflect the participation of NIMH in this FOA.

Part 1. Overview Information
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI )
National Institute on Aging (NIA )
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA )
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID )
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS )
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD )
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA )
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS )
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD )
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR )

Note: Not all NIH Institutes and Centers (ICs) participate in Parent Announcements. Applicants should carefully note which ICs participate in this announcement and view their respective areas of research interest at the R21 Clinical Trial Required IC-Specific Scientific Interests and Contact website. Applicants should also carefully note which ICs accept only mechanistic trials by viewing the Related Notices. ICs that do not participate in this announcement will not consider applications for funding.

All other aspects of the FOA remain unchanged.


Please direct inquiries to one of the appropriate contacts listed at: