Research and Funding

Funding Opportunities

Brain Disorders in the Developing World: Research Across the Lifespan (R21)

Funding Number: PAR-11-031
Funding Type: PAR
Release Date: November 12, 2010
Expiration Date: April 12, 2013
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This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages exploratory/developmental planning grant applications proposing the development of innovative, collaborative research and research training projects, between high income country (HIC) and low- to middle-income country (LMIC) scientists, on brain and other nervous system function and disorders throughout life, relevant to LMICs. The planning grants are expected to lead to full research programs which contribute to the long-term goals of building sustainable research capacity in LMICs to address nervous system development, function and impairment throughout life and to lead to diagnostics, prevention, and treatment strategies.