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Expiration Date: Friday, March 15, 2024FOA Number: PAR-23-089Release Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2023Announcement Type: PAR
This FOA invites applications from multidisciplinary teams to perform secondary data analysis, using existing datasets from two or more multi-site clinical research projects, to address scientific and clinical hypotheses relevant to neurological disorders and conditions within the NINDS mission. In this phased funding mechanism, applications are required to systematically and comprehensively perform cross-project data harmonization and curation, assessed using Go/No-go data-quality metrics, prior to funding of the second phase of data analyses. Consistent with the FAIR (findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable) data principles, this funding opportunity expects open-source cataloging of the processes and tools used for harmonization, curation, and analysis, as well as controlled access to the curated datasets.
Expiration Date: Thursday, September 7, 2023FOA Number: RFA-MD-23-003Release Date: Monday, January 30, 2023Announcement Type: RFA
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites eligible United States small business concerns (SBCs) to submit Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant applications that propose to develop a product, process or service for commercialization with the aim of improving minority health and/or reducing and ultimately eliminating health disparities in one or more NIH-defined population groups who experience health disparities. Appropriate technologies should be effective, affordable, and culturally acceptable.
Expiration Date: Thursday, September 7, 2023FOA Number: RFA-MD-23-002Release Date: Monday, January 30, 2023Announcement Type: RFA
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites eligible United States small business concerns (SBCs) to submit Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant applications that propose to develop a product, process or service for commercialization with the aim of improving minority health and/or reducing and ultimately eliminating health disparities in one or more NIH-defined populations experiencing health disparities. Appropriate technologies should be effective, affordable, and culturally acceptable.
Expiration Date: Saturday, April 15, 2023FOA Number: RFA-DE-23-014Release Date: Tuesday, January 10, 2023Announcement Type: RFA

To support planning Grant applications that conceptualize the design and implementation of a future national, interdisciplinary, patient-centered research collaborative that will advance Temporomandibular Disorders (TMDs) basic and clinical research, research training, and translation to evidence-based treatments and improved clinical care. These planning grants are intended to enable the institutions to develop the necessary partnerships, infrastructure, and capabilities needed to address the major goals of the future collaborative, develop collaborative -wide research framework and strategies, and coordinate among studies, research projects, and sites, and thereby enhance competitiveness for future participation in TMD Collaborative for Improving Patient-Centered Translational Research (TMD IMPACT).

Expiration Date: Friday, March 24, 2023FOA Number: RFA-NS-23-012Release Date: Monday, January 9, 2023Announcement Type: RFA
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health (OD), intend to promote a new initiative by publishing a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to solicit applications for the conduct of scientific research utilizing data from expanded access (EA) to investigational drugs or biological products. These applications will target intermediate size populations of patients living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) who are not otherwise eligible for clinical trials for the diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, or cure of ALS ("intermediate EA protocol for ALS"). Providing the investigational drug or biological product under an intermediate EA protocol for ALS must not interfere with the initiation, conduct, or completion of clinical investigations that could support marketing approval, or otherwise compromise the potential development of medical products for the diagnosis, mitigation, treatment, or cure of ALS. Eligible applicants are clinical trial sites that participate in a phase 3 clinical trial supported by a United States (U.S.) small business concern (as defined in section 3(a) of the Small Business Act (15 U.S. C. 623(a)) that is also the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) designated sponsor of a drug or biological product for ALS that is the subject of an Investigational New Drug Application (IND). This Notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to develop meaningful collaborations and responsive projects. The FOA is expected to be published in May 2022 with an expected application due date in June 2022. This FOA will utilize the U01 activity code.
Expiration Date: Saturday, March 18, 2023FOA Number: RFA-NS-23-002Release Date: Friday, January 6, 2023Announcement Type: RFA
The purpose of this Alzheimers Disease-Related Dementia (ADRD) initiative is to promote the development and distribution of innovative technologies, methods, protocols, and biomedical materials that enhance combined human neuropathology and neuroimaging research with data aimed at understanding the underlying pathophysiology of in vivo imaging results typically associated with vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID) in TBI-related dementia and other ADRD diagnoses. Resources developed under this FOA must follow open data sharing practices and are intended to expand the broader research communitys capacity to perform research aimed at neuropathologically-informed understanding of the vascular pathophysiology of clinically-relevant, in vivo neuroimaging findings.
Expiration Date: Saturday, October 14, 2023FOA Number: RFA-EB-22-003Release Date: Thursday, January 5, 2023Announcement Type: RFA
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications for team-centric development and validation of innovative non-invasive imaging technologies that could have a transformative impact on the study of brain function/connectivity. Applications are expected to turn a novel concept into a functional prototype using this phased grant mechanism. The feasibility should be established by the end of its first phase and serve as a foundation for the transition to its second phase. Fully developing the technology into a functional prototype and validating it by in-vivo animal or human function/connectivity imaging are anticipated in the second phase. The research plan should provide a realistic timeline and tangible milestones to support the proposed development effort. Awards will be integrated into the BRAIN Non-Invasive Imaging Consortium, as a coordinated network on brain function/connectivity imaging.
Research Category: Heal, PainExpiration Date: Saturday, September 6, 2025FOA Number: PAR-23-069Release Date: Tuesday, January 3, 2023Announcement Type: PAR

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to facilitate the transition of previously funded SBIR and STTR Phase II and Phase IIB projects in pain management to the commercialization stage by providing additional assistance for private partnering activities through the Commercialization Readiness Pilot (CRP) program. Specifically, this FOA supports the addition of entrepreneurial expertise into small business leadership teams along with supporting partnering activities to aid in commercialization through private third-party funding or partnership with industry.

Expiration Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023FOA Number: RFA-PM-23-001Release Date: Friday, December 23, 2022Announcement Type: RFA
The All of Us Research Program (All of Us) within the Office of the Director (OD) encourages investigators to apply for grant applications that will advance research in high-priority mission areas of the Institutes, Centers, and Offices (ICOs) through two companion FOAs (1) one to use standard methods and approaches to analyze currently available data within the All of Us Research Programs Researcher Workbench and (2) one to develop new methods, models, and tools and use them to analyze data in the Researcher Workbench. The new tools will be made broadly available to the scientific community. This FOA uses the R21 grant mechanism for new tool development and application, while the companion FOA (link) uses the R03 grant mechanism to support data analysis using standard methods.
Expiration Date: Thursday, March 2, 2023FOA Number: RFA-PM-23-002Release Date: Friday, December 23, 2022Announcement Type: RFA
The All of Us Research Program (All of Us) within the Office of the Director (OD) encourages investigators to apply for grant applications that will advance research in high-priority mission areas of the Institutes, Centers, and Offices (ICOs) through two companion FOAs (1) one to use standard methods and approaches to analyze currently available data within the All of Us Research Programs Researcher Workbench and (2) one to develop new methods, models, and tools and use them to analyze data in the Researcher Workbench. The new tools will be made broadly available to the scientific community. This FOA uses the R03 grant mechanism to support data analysis using standard methods, while the companion FOA (link) uses the R21 mechanism for new tool development and application.