Notice Announcing the Removal of the Funding Pause for Gain-of-Function Research Projects

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

NIH is removing the funding pause on the provision of new or continuation funding for gain-of-function research projects. NIH will continue to accept applications for research projects including studies that are reasonably anticipated to create, transfer or use enhanced potential pandemic pathogens and will identify meritorious research applications meeting the scope of the HHS P3CO Framework for a multidisciplinary, department-level review prior to any funding decision.  See