The direct salary maximum for individuals under NIH grant and cooperative agreement awards issued January 6–September 30, 2019 has increased to $192,300, consistent with new salary levels for the Executive Pay Scale. Please see NOT-OD-19-099.
When NIH approves ESI extension requests or a PI updates their degree information in their eRA Commons personal profile after application submission, the ESI status for the PI will be updated once the summary statement is released. When an ESI-eligible application is awarded and the PD/PI has an R01 or R01-equivalent application pending, the ESI status of the pending application will be updated after release of the summary statement to indicate the application is no longer ESI-eligible.
Looking to search the NIH Guide by for FOAs where you are the issuing organization? The search now allows for that, and the export to Excel feature captures issuing vs participating organization for your convenience.
OER launched a new version of the human subjects protections website. The new approach greatly simplifies finding information about the protection of human subjects (we hope!), provides updated information on the revised human subject regulation (Common Rule), and integrates more closely with the main NIH Grants and Funding site.
NOT-OD-19-056 Clarifies for the community that information regarding institutional commitment to ensuring that proper policies and oversight are in place to prevent discriminatory harassment and other discriminatory practices is to be included in the same letter with the information about the applicant institutional commitment to the planned program. Separate letters are not required.