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NINDS Neuroscience Funding Announcements



NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21)

Funding Contact(s): Tim LaVaute, Ph.D.
Funding Categories: Channels, Synapses and Circuits, Neural Environment, Neurodegeneration, Neurogenetics, Repair and Plasticity, Systems and Cognitive Neuroscience

Brief Description:

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Exploratory/Developmental Grant (R21) funding opportunity supports the development of new research activities in categorical program areas. The R21 activity code is intended to encourage exploratory and developmental research projects by providing support for the early and conceptual stages of these projects. These studies may involve considerable risk but may lead to a breakthrough in a particular area, or to the development of novel techniques, agents, methodologies, models, or applications that could have a major impact on a field of biomedical, behavioral, or clinical research.



Grant Mechanism: R21
NIH Guide: PA-13-303
Release Date: 2013-09-18
Expiration Date: 2016-09-08