Addition to Application Requirements for RFA-RM-08-013 "2008 NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1)

Notice Number: NOT-RM-08-006

Key Dates
Release Date: November 23, 2007

Issued by
National Institutes of Health (NIH), (

The purpose of this Notice is to add the following additional application requirement to Section IV. 2, Content and Form of Application Submission, SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS:

  • A one-page description of the applicant’s single most significant research accomplishment. (Publications or other documents will not be accepted.) This document is uploaded on the Research & Related Other Project Information Component, Item 11, Other Attachments.

The description of the most significant research accomplishment must be submitted in addition to the other documents listed in this Section IV.2. the abstract, essay, biographical sketch, and list of current and pending research support. Please carefully review the requirements for submission in this and in other sections of the RFA. A list of Frequently Asked Questions is at

All other aspects of RFA-RM-08-006 remain unchanged. The full text of the RFA, which was published on November 1, 2007, can be accessed at


For further information regarding this Notice, please contact:

Ravi Basavappa, Ph.D.
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
National Institutes of Health
Building 45, Room 2As25, MSC 6200
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-6200
Phone: 301-594-3555
Email:  (e-mail is the strongly preferred method for inquiries)