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NINDS Neuroscience Funding Announcements

Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Exploratory/Developmental Projects in Translational Research (R21)

Funding Contact(s): David Yeung, Ph.D.
Funding Categories: Translational Research

Brief Description:

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) requests applications for exploratory/developmental translational research on therapeutics for reducing mortality and morbidity caused by acute exposures to chemical threat agents. Chemical threats include traditional chemical warfare nerve agents such as sarin and VX, toxic industrial chemicals such as cyanide and chlorine, and toxic agricultural chemicals such as parathion and sodium fluoroacetate. Projects supported by this FOA are expected to generate preliminary data that would enable the development of competitive applications for more extensive support from the NIH CounterACT program (see for a description) and other related research and development programs.

Grant Mechanism: R21
NIH Guide: PAR-10-019
Release Date: 2009-11-02
Expiration Date: 2012-02-02