Notice of Change in Participation of NIH Institutes and Centers in PA-11-197 NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00)

Notice Number: NOT-OD-12-088

Key Dates

Release Date: March 19, 2012

Issued by

National Institutes of Health (NIH)


The purpose of this Notice is to inform potential applicants of changes in the participation of NIH Institutes, Centers, and Offices (ICOs) in PA-11-197 NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00) .


On December 23, 2011, the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) was dissolved and the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) and the Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP) were established. As indicated in NOT-OD-12-026, all NCRR programs were transferred to other NIH ICOs. Additionally, the responsibility for all Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs) in which NCRR participated is being transferred to other ICOs. Please visit the NCRR website for more information regarding the transfer of NCRR programs to other NIH ICOs.


The following sections of PA-11-197 have been revised to reflect the changes that resulted from this reorganization of NIH ICOs.

The Components of Participating Organizations section has been revised to remove NCRR and include ORIP:

National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Eye Institute (NEI)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
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 of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)
National Library of Medicine (NLM)
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)
Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS)

Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs (ORIP)

The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number section has been revised to reflect the updated list of participating ICOs.

The NCRR CFDA number has been removed: 93.389

The following CFDA number for ORIP has been added: 93.351

All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.


Please direct all inquiries to the appropriate K99/R00 Program Scientific/Research Contact.