Notice for the All of Us Program Genetic Counseling Resource Funding Opportunity and Informational Webinar

Notice Number: NOT-PM-19-001

Key Dates
Release Date: November 30, 2018

Related Announcements
NOT-PM-18-003

Issued by
All of Us Research Program, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Purpose

The All of Us Research Program, part of the National Institutes of Health, seeks applications for a Genetic Counseling Resource as part of the All of Us Research Program, a historic effort to gather data from one million or more people living in the United States to accelerate research and improve health.

The All of Us Research Program Genetic Counseling Resource will be responsible for: 1) developing the capacity to provide genetic counseling call center services for program participants (ultimately numbering > 1 million) and their health care providers, 2) delivering to participants clinical reports of findings of medically-actionable monogenic disease variants and providing initial genetic counseling and hand-off to medical care, 3) contributing to the development of genetic/genomic educational resources for the program, 4) contributing to protocol development, for Institutional Review Board and/or for regulatory agency review, 5) developing innovative technologies and approaches for population-scale genetic counseling services, 6) establishing strong collaborative relationships with other awardees contributing to the All of Us genomics platform, and 7) contributing to strategic planning for the program as a member of the All of Us consortium.

Funding opportunity and mechanism

The funding opportunity (All of Us Research Program Genetic Counseling Resource (OT2), OT-PM-19-001) is accessible at https://allofus.nih.gov/funding/current-funding-opportunitiesApplications will be accepted until February 1, 2019, 5:00 pm local time.

The funding announcement solicits applications under the Other Transaction award funding mechanism.Applications will be considered from U.S. academic or private institutions or consortia. Non-U.S. entities and components of non-U.S. entities are not eligible. Potential applicants are encouraged to learn more about the program and the Other Transaction award mechanism by visiting the following websites:

Informational webinar

National Institutes of Health staff will be available during an informational webinar on December 10, 2018, to answer questions about the All of Us Research Program, specific objectives of the All of Us Research Program Genetic Counseling Resource,and the application and award process. Questions can be submitted prior to the webinar by email to the address for inquiries below.

Informational Webinar: Friday, December 10, 2018, 12:00 pm-1:00 pm EST

To register for this webinar and receive instructions, email PMICPFOAInquiries@mail.nih.gov.

A summary of the questions and answers will be posted on the All of Us Research Program website https://allofus.nih.gov following the webinar.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

All of Us Division of Scientific Programs
Email: PMICPFOAInquiries@mail.nih.gov