Notice of Changes for FOA: RFA-OD-18-004 "Specialized Centers of Research Excellence (SCORE) on Sex Differences (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)"

Notice Number: NOT-OD-18-150

Key Dates
Release Date: March 9, 2018

Related Announcements
RFA-OD-18-004

Issued by
Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)

Purpose

The purpose of this Notice is to inform the scientific community of two changes in the Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) RFA-OD-18-004 "Specialized Centers of Research Excellence (SCORE) on Sex Differences (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)":
 
1. Changes in Key Dates:
 
Current Key Dates:

  • Earliest Submission Date: March 16, 2018
  • Letter of Intent Due Date: March 16, 2018
  • Application Due Date: April 16, 2018, 5:00 pm of the local time
  • Scientific Merit Review: May - June 2018
  • Advisory Council Review: August - September 2018 
  • Expiration Date: April 17, 2018

New Key Dates:
  • Earliest Submission Date: March 23, 2018
  • Letter of Intent Due Date: March 23, 2018
  • Application Due Date: April 23, 2018, 5:00 pm of the local time
  • Scientific Merit Review: July 2018
  • Advisory Council Review: October 2018
  • Expiration Date: April 24, 2018
 
2. Clarification of available Component types: 
  • Page Limitations, under Section IV. Application and Submission Information: 
Current Language:
 
Component Types Available in ASSIST
Research Strategy/Program Plan Page Limits
Overall
12 pages each
Leadership Administrative Core (LAC) Core (use for Administrative Core)
12 pages each
Research Project (use for Research Project)
12 pages each
Career Enhancement Core (CEC)
12 pages each
Research Support Core (RSC) ((use for Core)
12 pages each
 
 
New Language:
 
Component Types Available in ASSIST Research Strategy/Program Plan Page Limits
Overall 12 pages each
Admin Core (use for Leadership Administrative Core - LAC) 12 pages each
Project (use for Research Project) 12 pages each
Career Development (use for Career Enhancement Core - CEC) 12 pages each
Core (use for Research Support Core - RSC) 12 pages each
   
  • Career Enhancement Core (CEC), under Section IV. Application and Submission Information: 
Current Language:
When preparing your application in ASSIST, use Component Type "Career Enhancement" 
New Language: 
When preparing your application in ASSIST, use Component Type "Career Development"

All other aspects of this FOA remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Rajeev K. Agarwal, Ph.D.
Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH)
Telephone: 301-451-7058
Email: Rajeev.Agarwal@nih.gov