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New Notices and Initiatives

Excerpts from the NIH GUIDE- August 15, 2008 – December 10, 2008
Includes Notices and Initiatives: Requests for Applications (RFAs) and Program Announcements (PAs), published since the October 2008 Council presentation of the Director’s Status Report (DSR) to the National Advisory Council on Aging (NACA).

 

Also check our NIA website for Funding Opportunities.

(Shown here are selected Notices and Initiatives relevant to NIA/National Institutes of Health/DHHS).

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. NIA & NIH INITIATIVES - Not Roadmap-related (Sections A-I)
    1. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – RFAs (NIA's) 
    2. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – RFAs (NIH's)
    3. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – RFAs (Other ICs')
    4. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (NIA's)
    5. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (NIH's)
    6. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (Other IC's)
    7. NOTICES ISSUED BY NIA
    8. NOTICES ISSUED BY NIH
    9. NOTICES ISSUED BY OTHER ICs – Notices issued by Other ICs with NIA involvement.
  2. NIH NOTICES & INITIATIVES - Roadmap-related (Sections J-L)
    1. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES –RFAs (NIH's)–Roadmap-related
    2. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (NIH's)-Roadmap-related
    3. NOTICES ISSUED BY NIH - Roadmap-related

 

NIA & NIH INITIATIVES - Not Roadmap-related (Sections A-I)

A. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – RFAs (NIA's ) - those issued by NIA as the primary IC.
(Announcements are sorted by release date. Most recent announcements are at the top of this list.)
# Announcement Number Issuing Organization Release Date Opening Date Expiration
Date
Activity Code(s) Title

1

RFA-AG-09-011

NIA

12/03/2008

02/10/2009

03/11/2009

R01

Partnering Awards to Support Collaborative Research on the Biology of Aging (R01)

Purpose - The purpose of this initiative is to solicit three year Research Project Grant (R01) applications from research partners in the United States (U.S.) and the United Kingdom (U.K.) to support collaborative research projects focused on understanding the biology of aging.  

Scientific/Research Contact:
Anna M. McCormick, Ph.D.
Division of Aging Biology
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Gateway Building, Suite 2C231
7201 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20892-9205
Telephone: (301) 496-6402
Email: mccormia@nia.nih.gov

2

RFA-AG-09-013

NIA

11/13/2008

01/16/2009

01/17/2009

U01

Limited Competition: Renewal of Aging Intervention Testing Program (U01)

Purpose – The purpose of this initiative is to continue the Aging Intervention Testing Program (ITP) cooperative agreement program.  The ITP was designed to test, under standardized conditions at multiple sites, putative interventions with potential to extend lifespan and health span in a mammalian model.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Dr. Felipe Sierra
Division of Aging Biology
National Institute on Aging
GW 2C231
7201 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 496-6402
FAX: (301) 402-0010
Email: sierraf@nia.nih.gov

 

B. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES –RFAs (NIH's) Not Roadmap-related-those issued by NIH that are not Roadmap-related, in which NIA is involved. 
No RFAs in this category during this time period were published.

 

C. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – RFAs (NIH's )–issued by Other ICs with NIA involvement.
(Announcements are sorted by release date. Most recent announcements are at the top of this list.)
# Announcement
Number
Issuing Organization Release Date Opening Date Expiration Date Activity Code(s) Title

1

RFA-GM-09-008

NIGMS

08/15/2008

09/29/2008

10/29/2008

R01

Exceptional, Unconventional Research Enabling Knowledge Acceleration (EUREKA) (R01)

Purpose - applications from institutions/organizations proposing exceptionally innovative research on novel hypotheses or difficult problems, solutions to which would have an extremely high impact on biomedical or biobehavioral research that is germane to the mission of one or more of the participating NIH Institutes.

Scientific/Research Contact:

Robin Barr, Ph.D.
Office of Extramural Activities
National Institute on Aging
Gateway Building, Room 2C218
7201 Wisconsin Avenue, MSC 9205
Bethesda, MD 20892-9205 (use Bethesda, MD 20814 for express mailing)
Telephone: (301) 496-9322
Fax: (301) 402-2945
Email: BarrR@nia.nih.gov

 

D. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (NIA's).
(Announcements are sorted by release date. Most recent announcements are at the top of this list.)
# Announcement
Number
Issuing Organization Release Date Opening Date Expiration Date Activity Code(s) Title

1

PA-09-017, PA-09-018, and
PA-09-019

NIA

10/29/2008

12/07/2008

01/08/2012

R01, R03,
R21

Medical Management of Older Patients with HIV/AIDS

Purpose - The purpose of this initiative is to encourages Small Research Grant (R03) applications that address clinical and translational medical issues in the diagnosis and/or management of HIV infection and its consequences in older persons.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Susan G. Nayfield, M.D., M.Sc.
Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
National Institute on Aging
Gateway Building, Suite 3C-307
7201 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20892-9205
Telephone: (301) 496-6761
Fax:  (301) 402-1784
Email: nayfiels@nia.nih.gov

2

PAR-08-266

NIA

09/18/2008

02/02/2009

01/08/2012

U01

Alzheimer’s Disease Drug Development Program (U01)

Purpose - The purpose of this initiative is to stimulate research in the pre-clinical development and testing of novel therapeutic compounds aimed at slowing, halting, or reversing the progressive decline in cognitive function and modifying the behavioral symptoms in Alzheimer's disease (AD); or delaying the onset of or preventing AD, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), or age-related cognitive decline.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Suzana Petanceska, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging
Division of Neuroscience
7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 350, MSC 9205
Bethesda, MD 20892-9205
Telephone: (301) 496-9350
Fax: 301-496-1494
Email: petanceskas@nia.nih.gov

3

PA-08-252

NIA

08/25/2008

09/16/2008

09/08/2010

R03

Archiving and Development of Socialbehavioral Datasets in Aging Related Studies (R03)

Purpose - The purpose of this initiative is to encourage small grant (R03) applications to stimulate and facilitate data archiving and development related to cognitive psychology, behavioral interventions in the context of randomized controlled trials (RCTs), demography, economics, epidemiology, behavioral genetics and other behavioral research on aging for secondary analysis.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Partha Bhattacharyya, PhD
Division of Behavioral and Social Research
National Institute on Aging
National Institutes of Health
7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Gateway, Room 533
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 496-3136
Fax: 301-402-0051
Email: bhattacharyyap@mail.nih.gov

4

PAR-08-250

NIA

08/25/2008

09/16/2008

01/08/2011

R36

Aging Research Dissertation Awards to Increase Diversity (R36)

Purpose - The purpose of this initiative is to provide dissertation awards (R36) in all areas of research within NIA’s mandate to increase diversity of the research workforce on research on aging and aging-related health conditions.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Michael-David ARR Kerns, M.B.A., M.S., Ph.D.
Division of Extramural Activities
National Institute on Aging
7201 Wisconsin Ave., Ste. 2C-218
Bethesda, MD 20814
Telephone: 301-402-7713
Fax: 301-402-2945
Email: michael-david.kerns@nih.hhs.gov

 

E. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (NIH's) Not Roadmap-related.
No FOAs in this category during this time period were published.

 

F. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (Other IC's ).
(Announcements are sorted by release date. Most recent announcements are at the top of this list.)

# Announcement
Number
Issuing Organization Release Date Opening Date Expiration Date Activity Code(s) Title

1

PA-09-033 and
PA-09-034

NINDS

12/10/2008

01/05/2009

01/08/2012

R01, R21

Research on the Cognitive Sequelae of Parkinson’s Disease

Purpose - The purpose of this initiative is to encourage applications that address the underlying neurobiological mechanisms associated with cognitive impairment and mood disturbance in Parkinson's disease (PD), that address the development of clinical interventions and therapeutics for cognitive impairment and affective symptoms in PD, or that promote improved clinical diagnosis or treatment of cognitive and affective impairment in PD

Scientific/Research Contact:
Molly V. Wagster, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging
Gateway Building, Suite 350
7201 Wisconsin Ave.
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 496-9350
Fax: (301) 496-1494
Email: wagsterm@nia.nih.gov

2

PAR-09-016

NIBIB

11/18/2008

12/22/2008

09/22/2011

R01

Innovation in Molecular Imaging Probes (R01)

Purpose - The purpose of this initiative is to encourage the development of novel molecular imaging approaches that can detect and image specific molecular activities in vivo, and have the potential for clinical applications

Scientific/Research Contact:
Bradley C. Wise, PhD
Program Director, Fundamental Neuroscience
Division of Neuroscience
National Institute on Aging
7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 350
Bethesda, MD 20892-9205
Telephone: (301) 496-9350
Fax: (301) 496-1494
Email: wiseb@nia.nih.gov

3

PA-09-002

NIGMS

10/06/2008

12/25/2008

01/08/2012

R25

Short Courses on Mathematical, Statistical, and Computational Tools for Studying Biological Systems (R25)

Purpose - The purpose of this initiative is to encourage applications for Research Education Grants (R25) from institutions and organizations to conduct workshops and short courses to improve integration of mathematical, statistical, and computational approaches into biological and/or behavioral research.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Jose  M. Velazquez, Ph.D.
Director, Cell Biology Program
Division of Aging Biology
National Institute on Aging
7201 Wisconsin Ave, Suite 2C231
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 496-6428
Fax: (301) 402-0010
Email: jvelazqu@mail.nih.gov

4

PA-08-246
and
PA-08-247

ORWH

08/21/2008

09/05/2008

09/08/2011

R01, R21

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Pathophysiology and Treatment (R01)

Purpose - The purpose of this initiative is to encourage investigator(s)-initiated applications that propose to examine the etiology, diagnosis, pathophysiology, and treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), also known as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) in diverse groups and across the lifespan. Innovative applications that address gaps in the understanding of the environmental and biological risk factors, the determinants of heterogeneity among patient populations, and the common mechanisms influencing the multiple body systems that are affected in CFS are encouraged.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Basil Eldadah, M.D., Ph.D. 
Program Officer
Geriatrics Branch
Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
National Institute on Aging
Gateway Building, Suite 3C-307
7201 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda MD 20892
Phone: (301) 496-5761
Email: eldadahb@nia.nih.gov

 

G. NOTICES ISSUED BY NIA
(Notices are sorted by release date. Most recent Notices are at the top of this list.)

# Announcement
Number
Issuing Organization Release Date Title

1

NOT-AG-09-002

NIA

11/20/2008

Large Scale Clinical Trials on Aging

2

NOT-AG-09-001

NIA

10/24/2008

Notice of NIA Participation in PAR-07-018, “Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R21)”

3

NOT-AG-08-008

NIA

08/28/2008

NIA Clinical Research Study Investigator’s Toolbox

 

H. NOTICES ISSUED BY NIH. Not Roadmap-related.
(Notices are sorted by release date. Most recent Notices are at the top of this list.)
# Announcement
Number
Issuing Organization Release Date Title

1

NOT-OD-09-027

NIH

12/10/2008

The NIH Center for Scientific Review Updates the Descriptions of its Chartered Review Panels

2

NOT-OD-09-028

NIH

12/09/2008

Impact of NIH Transition to Adobe Forms on Appointed Members of NIH Chartered Study Sections

3

NOT-OD-09-026

NIH

12/05/2008

NIH Announces the Availability of Adobe-Based Grant Application Forms

4

NOT-OD-09-023

NIH

12/02/2008

Enhancing Peer Review: The NIH Announces Updated Implementation Timeline

5

NOT-OD-09-024

NIH

12/02/2008

Enhancing Peer Review: The NIH Announces New Scoring Procedures for Evaluation of Research Applications Received for Potential FY2010 Funding

6

NOT-OD-09-025

NIH

12/02/2008

Enhancing Peer Review: The NIH Announces Enhanced Review Criteria for Evaluation of Research Applications Received for Potential FY2010 Funding

7

NOT-OD-09-021

NIH

11/21/2008

Implementing the Early Stage Investigator Policy: Updating eRA Commons Profiles to Include Degree and Residency Completion Dates

8

NOT-OD-09-018

NIH

11/14/2008

Extension of Expiration Date for PA-06-042 Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA): Parent R15

9

NOT-OD-09-016

NIH

11/07/2008

Clarification on New NIH Policy on Resubmission (Amended) Applications

10

NOT-OD-09-013

NIH

10/31/2008

Revised New and Early Stage Investigator Policies

11

NOT-OD-09-012

NIH

10/29/2008

Announcing 2009 NIH Regional Seminars on Program Funding and Grants Administration

12

NOT-OD-09-004

NIH

10/14/2008

Revised PHS 416-1 (Individual Fellowship Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Application) Now Available

13

NOT-OD-09-005

NIH

10/14/2008

Revised PHS 416-9 Progress Report for Continuation Support (For the Individual Fellowship Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award) Now Available

14

NOT-OD-09-006

NIH

10/14/2008

Revised PHS 416-5, PHS 416-7, PHS 6031 AND PHS 6031-1 Forms for the Ruth L. Kirschstein NRSA Now Available

15

NOT-OD-09-007

NIH

10/14/2008

NIH Announces Changes in Business Process on PHS 416-1 Grant Applications, PHS 416-9 Progress Reports and Prior Approval Requests for Individual Fellowships

16

NOT-OD-09-003

NIH

10/08/2008

New NIH Policy on Resubmission (Amended) Applications

17

NOT-OD-09-010

NIH

10/08/2008

Updates and Reminders on NIH Policy Pertaining to Grants to Foreign Institutions, International Organizations and Domestic Grants with Foreign Components

18

NOT-OD-09-002

NIH

10/02/2008

Non-Competing Grant Awards under the Current Continuing Resolution

19

NOT-OD-09-001

NIH

10/01/2008

NIH Announces a New Business Process for Reporting an Identified Financial Conflict of Interest for Grants and/or Cooperative Agreements beginning October 10, 2008

20

NOT-OD-08-121

NIH

09/26/2008

Encouraging Early Transition to Research Independence: Modifying the NIH New Investigator Policy to Identify Early Stage Investigators

21

NOT-OD-08-119

NIH

09/23/2008

Reminder Concerning Grantee Compliance with Public Access Policy and Related NIH Monitoring Activities

22

NOT-OD-08-117

NIH

09/22/2008

Announcing Transition Schedule for NIH/AHRQ/CDC/NIOSH/FDA to Adobe-based forms for SF424 Research and Related (R&R) Electronic Submissions through Grants.gov

23

NOT-OD-08-118

NIH

09/19/2008

Announcing Initial Implementation Timeline for Enhancing Peer Review

24

NOT-OD-08-113

NIH

09/05/2008

NIH Offers New Dual-Track Commercialization Assistance Program to SBIR Phase II Awardees

25

NOT-OD-08-112

NIH

09/03/2008

All System-to-System Providers Can Now Use the Grants.gov 2007 System For Electronic Grant Application Submission

26

NOT-OD-08-111

NIH

09/02/2008

Clarification of NIH Policy on Late Submission of Grant Applications

27

NOT-OD-08-108

NIH

08/29/2008

Notice of Change in Agency Contact for Letters of Intent for PAR-07-018, PAR-07-019 & PAR-07-020, Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy

28

NOT-OD-08-107

NIH

08/21/2008

Changes to Contact Information in PAS-07-382 - "Advancing Novel Science in Women’s Health Research (ANSWHR) [R03]"

29

NOT-OD-08-106

NIH

08/15/2008

NIH Announces the Posting of a Web-based Tutorial on Financial Conflict of Interest Requirements for All NIH-Supported Institutions

 

I. NOTICES ISSUED BY OTHER ICs with NIA involvement-
(No Notices in this category during this time period were published.)

 

NIH NOTICES & INITIATIVES - Roadmap-related (Sections J-L)

J. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES –RFAs (NIH's)–Roadmap-related.
(Announcements are sorted by release date. Most recent announcements are at the top of this list.)
# Announcement
Number
Issuing Organization Release Date Opening Date Expiration Date Activity Code(s) Title

1

RFA-RM-09-005

Roadmap

12/10/2008

04/14/2009

05/15/2009

R01

New Methodologies for Natural Products Chemistry (R01)

2

RFA-RM-09-001

Roadmap

10/27/2008

04/15/2009

05/16/2009

DP1

2009 NIH Directors Pioneer Award Program (DP1)

3

RFA-RM-09-003

Roadmap

10/27/2008

04/29/2009

05/28/2009

DP2

2009 NIH Directors New Innovator Award Program (DP2)

4

RFA-RM-08-022

Roadmap

09/26/2008

03/03/2009

03/04/2009

U54

Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Network Center (U54)

5

RFA-RM-08-023

Roadmap

09/26/2008

03/03/2009

03/04/2009

U01

Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Research Sites (U01)

6

RFA-RM-08-024

Roadmap

09/26/2008

03/03/2009

03/04/2009

U54

Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Technology Center (U54)

7

RFA-RM-08-025

Roadmap

09/26/2008

03/03/2009

03/04/2009

U54

Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) Statistical Center (U54)

8

RFA-RM-08-029

Roadmap

09/09/2008

12/29/2008

01/30/2009

R01

Roadmap Transformative R01 Program (R01)

 

K. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (NIH's)-Roadmap-related.
(Announcements are sorted by release date. Most recent announcements are at the top of this list.)
# Announcement
Number
Issuing Organization Release Date Opening Date Expiration Date Activity Code(s) Title

1

PAR-09-027

Roadmap

11/14/2008

12/16/2008

09/16/2011

X01

National Institutes of Health Rapid Access to Interventional Development (NIH-RAID) Program (X01)

2

PAR-09-012

Roadmap

10/23/2008

11/17/2008

12/18/2008

X02

Pre-Application for the 2009 NIH Directors Pioneer Award Program (X02)

3

PAR-09-013

Roadmap

10/23/2008

12/15/2008

01/16/2009

X02

Pre-Application for the 2009 NIH Directors New Innovator Award Program (X02)

 

L. NOTICES ISSUED BY NIH - Roadmap-related.
(Notices are sorted by release date. Most recent notices are at the top of this list.)
# Announcement
Number
Issuing Organization Release Date Opening Date Expiration Date Activity Code(s) Title

1

NOT-RM-09-006

NIH

12/05/2008

n/a

n/a

n/a

Notice of Correction to Application Instructions for: PAR-09-012 "2009 NIH Directors Pioneer Award Program (X02)

2

NOT-RM-09-007

NIH

12/05/2008

n/a

n/a

n/a

Notice of Correction to Application Instructions for: PAR-09-013 "2009 NIH Directors New Innovator Award Program (X02)"

3

NOT-RM-09-004

NIH

11/04/2008

n/a

n/a

n/a

Notice of Clarification of Eligibility Criteria for NIH Directors New Innovator Award

4

NOT-RM-09-002

Roadmap

10/29/2008

n/a

n/a

n/a

Request for Information (RFI): Soliciting Input on Current Needs in the NIH Roadmap Molecular Libraries and Imaging Initiative

5

NOT-RM-09-003

Roadmap

10/22/2008

n/a

n/a

n/a

Request for Information: Nomination of Monoclonal Antibody Targets for Epigenetic Research

6

NOT-RM-08-026

Roadmap

09/05/2008

n/a

n/a

n/a

Access to Technical Assistance of the Molecular Libraries Probe Production Centers Network (MLPCN)