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Expiration Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2023 NOFO Number: RFA-EB-23-007 Release Date: Thursday, July 13, 2023 Notice Type: RFA
The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to support the NeuroImaging Tools and Resources Collaboratory and to enable collaborative research in neuroimaging informatics. The competition is limited to the U24 awardees and subawardees of RFA-EB-16-002.
Expiration Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2023 NOFO Number: RFA-EB-23-003 Release Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2023 Notice Type: RFA
The purpose of this Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is to support the NeuroImaging Tools and Resources Collaboratory and to enable collaborative research in neuroimaging informatics. The competition is limited to the U24 awardees and subawardees of RFA-EB-16-002.
Expiration Date: Thursday, September 7, 2023 NOFO Number: RFA-NS-24-009 Release Date: Monday, June 26, 2023 Notice Type: RFA
This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) supports the optimization of promising genome editing-based therapeutic leads for Alzheimer's Disease-Related Dementias (ADRD), towards IND-enabling studies. Specifically, it supports the characterization and optimization of therapeutic lead(s) that show promise as potential genome editing therapeutics, as evidenced by convincing proof-of-concept studies in appropriate models. At the end of the funding period, successful projects will have optimized a genome editing therapeutic candidate with demonstrated bioactivity, manufacturability, biodistribution, in vivo efficacy, and/or target engagement (measurement of proximal downstream effects) and optimal dosing, combined with other properties consistent with the desired clinical application. This NOFO is not specific for any one or group within the ADRD spectrum of disorders. Disorders include; Frontotemporal dementia (FTD), Lewy body dementias (LBD) (including Dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB), Parkinson Disease Dementia (PDD)), Vascular contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID), and Multiples Etiology Dementias (MED).
Research Category: CounterACT Expiration Date: Friday, September 29, 2023 NOFO Number: RFA-ES-23-009 Release Date: Wednesday, June 21, 2023 Notice Type: RFA

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support a Chemical Exposure Resource and Coordination Core (ExRC) that will provide infrastructure, management, and research support for studies of Chemicals of Concern (CoC) to the Chemical Countermeasures Research Program (CCRP). This core, established across diverse geographical regions, is intended to support multidisciplinary CCRP investigators, through development of infrastructure and exposure protocols for selected toxicants. The ExRC will provide facility access for using diverse models to characterize pathophysiological mechanisms and evaluating potential medical countermeasures through early-stage development efforts supported by the CCRP.

Expiration Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023 NOFO Number: PAR-23-195 Release Date: Tuesday, June 20, 2023 Notice Type: PAR
The ultimate goal is to develop multi-target disease-modifying therapeutics based on an appreciation of the complex interaction of pathways, cells, circuits, systems or pathologies that are present in complex AD/ADRD diagnoses. Such therapeutics could be a single drug or biologic targeting multiple pathways, cell, circuits, systems or pathologies, or could be a combination of therapies. While hundreds of possible targets have been suggested for AD alone, theres a need to better understand how multiple targets might interact in a synergistic way that would allow us to tackle AD/ADRD from multiple fronts in a single person, akin to what has been successful in infectious disease or cancer. This FOA will support applications that test hypotheses of possible beneficial interactions of known targets as well as understanding the mechanisms of interaction in the R61. The R33 would support rigorous validation of the proposed multi-target approach (one drug or biologic targeting multiple pathways; and/or a combination of therapies) to support future multi-target therapy development efforts. Successful grantees will be in position to apply for IGNITE or other similar translational grant mechanisms.
Expiration Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023 NOFO Number: PAR-23-218 Release Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2023 Notice Type: PAR
Goal is to have experimental models that can accurately reproduce neuropathological signatures and clinically relevant neurodegenerative, biochemical and behavioral sequelae as those seen in human subjects post-TBI AD/ADRDs. Requirement: Interdisciplinary Team science approach / consortium type of applications. Applications will include multiple sites (3-5 sites) developing and/or testing specific models that will then implement a test of reproducibility across the consortium. Requirement: Must have a clinician with expertise in post-TBI ADRD on the team. Encourage having neuropathologists as consultants on grants. Requirement: Models developed through this FOA will be required to share their model, model details and related standards with the VA-funded interagency preclinical resource center - PRECISE TBI Studies investigating neurodegeneration of white matter and chronic inflammation in post-TBI AD/ADRDs are highly encouraged. Innovative applications reaching beyond the current AD/ADRD models are highly encouraged.
Expiration Date: Saturday, September 2, 2023 NOFO Number: PAR-23-203 Release Date: Monday, June 5, 2023 Notice Type: PAR
The goal of this funding opportunity is to develop, establish, implement, and maintain a successful collaborative partnership to advance NIAID priorities, support NIH collaboration on global health, and advance biomedical research internationally. This program will support a partnership between the NIH and the recipient(s) with the commitment and capacity to help extend NIH research-related programs worldwide.
Expiration Date: Saturday, July 29, 2023 NOFO Number: RFA-NS-24-003 Release Date: Friday, May 19, 2023 Notice Type: RFA
This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) invites applications for a multisite study to comprehensively characterize ADRD relevant pathology related to cognitive impairment and dementia outcomes in persons with a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI). Investigations should elucidate the contribution of key individual (sex, age at time of injury, time since injury, social determinants of health, etc.) and injury characteristics (injury severity and frequency) to describe associations between neuropathological burden and antemortem clinicopathologic symptoms and outline the prevalence of TBI-related ADRD diagnoses, and CTE pathology in the participating brain banks. This NOFO intends to support applications that include retrospective samples, plans to acquire new brain tissue specimens, and methods to assess the antemortem symptomatology and clinical presentation. To further advance research in the area, broad sharing of clinical and neuropathological data will be a critical feature of successful applications, including the development of a digital resource for distribution and sharing of assessed neuropathological tissue.
Expiration Date: Thursday, August 10, 2023 NOFO Number: PAR-23-151 Release Date: Tuesday, May 16, 2023 Notice Type: PAR
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to invite applications to support a national program of mentored research career development for junior emergency medicine faculty at institutions nationwide that support emergency medicine physicians to conduct research. The goal of the program is to expand the cadre of emergency medicine investigators trained to conduct research into neurological disorders, which makes use of their expertise associated with their clinical experience as emergency medicine clinicians.
Expiration Date: Saturday, September 9, 2023 NOFO Number: RFA-NS-24-010 Release Date: Monday, May 15, 2023 Notice Type: RFA
This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages early-stage development of novel small molecule or biologic therapeutics for NINDS mission-relevant? Alzheimer's and related dementias: frontotemporal degeneration (FTD, including Picks disease and progressive supranuclear palsy), Lewy body dementias (LBD; including dementia with Lewy bodies (DLB) and Parkinsons disease dementia (PDD), vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia (VCID), and multiple etiology dementias (MED). This FOA covers four stages of early therapy discovery/development with each stage gated by go/no-go milestones. Applicants may enter the program at the stage appropriate to their research. The R61 phase supports preparatory research stages 1 -3: 1) development of in vitro and/or ex vivo assays that can support therapeutic screening efforts, 2) screening efforts to identify and characterize potential therapeutic agents, and 3) therapeutic optimization, pharmacodynamic and pharmacokinetic studies. The R33 phase supports stage 4, in vivo efficacy studies in an animal model of disease. This FOA supports research to enable competitive follow-on applications that meet the entry criteria for the Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network, Blueprint Biologics, or other similar later-stage translational programs.