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Expiration Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2026 NOFO Number: RFA-NS-24-030 Release Date: Friday, February 2, 2024 Notice Type: RFA
Reissue of RFA-NS-19-011: The purpose of the NIH Blueprint and BRAIN Initiative Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award is to support a defined pathway across career stages for outstanding graduate students who are from backgrounds that are nationally underrepresented in neuroscience research. This two-phase award will facilitate completion of the doctoral dissertation and transition of talented graduate students to strong neuroscience research postdoctoral positions, and will provide career development opportunities relevant to their long-term career goal of becoming independent neuroscience researchers.
Expiration Date: Friday, June 26, 2026 NOFO Number: PAR-24-098 Release Date: Monday, January 22, 2024 Notice Type: PAR
(Reissue PAR-21-057) The purpose of this Program Announcement (PAR) is to enable analytical validation of strong candidate biomarkers for neurological diseases and conditions. Specifically, the goal of this PAR is to enable the rigorous validation of analytical methods for biomarker measurements, including evaluation of the detection method, its performance characteristics, and the optimal conditions that will generate reproducibility and accuracy consistent with FDA guidelines. This PAR assumes that 1) a candidate biomarker has already been identified, 2) detection method technology has already been developed, and 3) the research and/or clinical need and potential context of use has been identified.
Expiration Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2026 NOFO Number: PAR-24-096 Release Date: Monday, January 22, 2024 Notice Type: PAR
The purpose of this Program Announcement (PAR) is to enable clinical validation of strong candidate biomarkers for neurological diseases and conditions. Specifically, the goal of this PAR is to enable the rigorous validation of biomarker measurements within the clinical population of interest to establish the positive and negative predictive values of the candidate biomarker consistent with FDA guidelines. This PAR assumes that 1) a candidate biomarker has already been identified, 2) detection method technology has already been developed and analytically validated, and 3) the research and/or clinical need and potential context of use has been identified.
Expiration Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2026 NOFO Number: PAR-24-097 Release Date: Monday, January 22, 2024 Notice Type: PAR
(Reissue PAR-21-058). The purpose of this Program Announcement (PAR) is to enable clinical validation of strong candidate biomarkers for neurological diseases and conditions. Specifically, the goal of this PAR is to enable the rigorous validation of biomarker measurements within the clinical population of interest to establish the positive and negative predictive values of the candidate biomarker consistent with FDA guidelines. This PAR assumes that 1) a candidate biomarker has already been identified, 2) detection method technology has already been developed and analytically validated, and 3) the research and/or clinical need and potential context of use has been identified.
Expiration Date: Tuesday, June 23, 2026 NOFO Number: PAR-24-095 Release Date: Monday, January 22, 2024 Notice Type: PAR
(Reissue PAR-21-056) The purpose of this Program Announcement (PAR) is to enable analytical validation of strong candidate biomarkers for neurological diseases and conditions. Specifically, the goal of this PAR is to enable the rigorous validation of analytical methods for biomarker measurements, including evaluation of the detection method, its performance characteristics, and the optimal conditions that will generate reproducibility and accuracy consistent with FDA guidelines. This PAR assumes that 1) a candidate biomarker has already been identified, 2) detection method technology has already been developed, and 3) the research and/or clinical need and potential context of use has been identified.
Expiration Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2027 NOFO Number: NOT-MH-24-115 Release Date: Monday, January 8, 2024 Notice Type: Notice of Special Interest
This Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) encourages the translation of the Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative-supported technologies from academic and other non-small business research sectors to the marketplace. Small Business Concerns (SBCs) are encouraged to submit Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant applications that propose to further develop, optimize, validate and scale such technologies for commercial dissemination. Additionally, SBIR and STTR applications supporting the development and commercialization of novel technologies that fit within the mission of the BRAIN Initiative are encouraged.
Expiration Date: Friday, November 20, 2026 NOFO Number: PAR-24-101 Release Date: Thursday, December 28, 2023 Notice Type: PAR
This NOFO encourages applications for multi-site exploratory and confirmatory clinical trials focused on promising interventions; biomarker or outcome measure validation studies that are immediately preparatory to trials in stroke prevention, treatment, and recovery; and ancillary studies designed to add scientific aims to active studies being conducted within StrokeNet. Successful applicants will collaborate and conduct the study within the NIH StrokeNet. Following peer review, NINDS will prioritize studies among the highest scoring to be conducted in the NIH StrokeNet infrastructure. The NIH StrokeNet National Coordinating Center (NCC) will work with the successful applicant to implement the proposed study efficiently and the National Data Management Center (NDMC) will provide statistical and data management support. The NIH StrokeNet Regional Coordinating Centers (RCCs) and their affiliated clinical sites will provide recruitment/retention support as well as on-site implementation of the clinical protocol.
Expiration Date: Saturday, May 8, 2027 NOFO Number: PAR-24-091 Release Date: Monday, December 11, 2023 Notice Type: PAR
This NOFO invites applications at the intersection of HIV and aging by proposing research that aims to meet the following objectives: 1) Improve the understanding of biological, clinical, and socio-behavioral aspects of aging through the lens of HIV infection and its treatment; and 2) Improve approaches for testing, preventing, and treating HIV infection, and managing HIV-related comorbidities, co-infections, and complications in different populations and cultural settings by applying current aging science approaches. Proposed research must be consistent with the HIV/AIDS Research Priorities outlined by NIHs Office of AIDS Research (OAR), as described inNOT-OD-20-018.
Expiration Date: Saturday, May 8, 2027 NOFO Number: PAR-24-092 Release Date: Monday, December 11, 2023 Notice Type: PAR
This NOFO invites applications at the intersection of HIV and aging by proposing research that aims to meet the following objectives: 1) Improve the understanding of biological, clinical, and socio-behavioral aspects of aging through the lens of HIV infection and its treatment; and 2) Improve approaches for testing, preventing, and treating HIV infection, and managing HIV-related comorbidities, co-infections, and complications in different populations and cultural settings by applying current aging science approaches. Proposed research must be consistent with the HIV/AIDS Research Priorities outlined by NIHs Office of AIDS Research (OAR), as described inNOT-OD-20-018.
Expiration Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2025 NOFO Number: NOT-OD-24-038 Release Date: Friday, December 8, 2023 Notice Type: Notice of Special Interest
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) vision for womens health is a world in which the influences of sex and gender are rigorously integrated into the health research enterprise. For the purposes of this Notice, sex refers to a set of biological variables, including anatomy, physiology, genetics, and hormones. For the purposes of this Notice, gender refers to a set of social and structural variables that encompass gender identity and expression, gender roles and norms, gender relations, and gender power systems (e.g., structural sexism). Sex-linked biology and gender-related factors can act independently or interactively to influence health. As a social, cultural, and structural construct, gender encompasses multiple domains. Many other social variablesincluding race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and educationintersect with gender to impact health and disease in unique ways. Intersectional frameworks enable consideration of how these socially determined categories overlap and interact to create disparate and inequitable outcomes for individuals and communities. The NIH Office of Research on Womens Health (ORWH) and our Institute, Center, and Office (ICO) partners are issuing this Notice to highlight interest in receiving research and training grant applications focused on health impacts of gender-related social and structural variables. For this Notice, relevant domains of gender are gender roles and norms, gender relations, gender equity/inequity, gender equality/inequality, gender-related power dynamics, and structural sexism. Applications can consider one or more domains as they relate to health.
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