Notice Number: NOT-NS-06-011
Release Date: August 25, 2006
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), (http://www.ninds.nih.gov)
The Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award (K25) supports the career development of investigators with quantitative scientific and engineering backgrounds outside of the field of biology or medicine who have made a commitment to behavioral, biomedical, and clinically-oriented research (http://grants1.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-06-087.html). The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) considers this mechanism to be a valuable means of bringing new investigators with unique training and expertise to research of relevance to the mission of the Institute. The purpose of this Notice is to clarify the current NINDS guidelines concerning the criteria for funding meritorious K25 applications. Priority consideration will be given to K25 applications where the following conditions are met:
Depending on the level of career development, there are several alternative funding mechanisms for investigators with quantitative scientific and engineering backgrounds to consider:
Applicants with questions regarding this guideline are encouraged to contact the NINDS Training Officer and discuss the potential application prior to the submission.
Direct your questions about this Notice to:
Stephen J. Korn, Ph.D.
Director of Training and Career Development
Neuroscience Center, Room 2186
6001 Executive Blvd MSC 9531
Bethesda, MD 20892-9531
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National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Department of Health
and Human Services (HHS)
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