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New Notices and Initiatives

Excerpts from the NIH GUIDE - August 25, 2011 – December 6, 2011

Includes Notices and Initiatives: Requests for Applications (RFAs) and Program Announcements (PAs), published since the September 2011 Council presentation of the Director’s Status Report (DSR) to the National Advisory Council on Aging (NACA).
Also check our NIA website for “Funding Opportunities

(Shown here are selected Notices and Initiatives relevant to NIA/National Institutes of Health/DHHS).

TABLE OF CONTENTS

  1. NIA & NIH INITIATIVES - Not Roadmap-related (Sections A-I)
    1. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – RFAs (NIA's)
    2. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – RFAs (NIH's)
    3. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – RFAs (Other ICs')
    4. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (NIA's)
    5. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (NIH's)
    6. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (OTHER IC's)
    7. NOTICES ISSUED BY NIA
    8. NOTICES ISSUED BY NIH
    9. NOTICES ISSUED BY OTHER ICs – Notices issued by Other ICs with NIA involvement.
  2. NIH NOTICES & INITIATIVES - Roadmap-related (Sections J-L)
    1. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES –RFAs (NIH's)–Roadmap-related
    2. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (NIH's)-Roadmap-related
    3. NOTICES ISSUED BY NIH - Roadmap-related

 

NIA & NIH INITIATIVES - Not Roadmap-related (Sections A-I)

A. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – RFAs (NIA's).
(Announcements are sorted by release date.  Most recent announcements are at the top of this list.)

Announcement
Number

Issuing
Organization

Release
Date

Opening
Date
(SF424 Only)

Expiration
Date

Activity
Code(s)

Title

RFA-AG-13-001

NIA

11/28/2011

n/a

03/08/2012

U19

Limited Competition: Alzheimer's Disease Cooperative Study (U19)

Purpose –The purpose of this FOA is to solicit the renewal application for the next 5-year cycle of the ADCS. 

Scientific/Research Contact:
Laurie Ryan, PhD
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: 301-496-9350
Email: ryanl@mail.nih.gov

RFA-AG-12-013

NIA

10/05/2011

n/a

02/03/2012

P30

Limited Competition: Archiving and Dissemination of Research Data on Aging (P30)

Purpose – The purpose of this FOA is to continue the P30 Center Grant to 1) maintain the existing collections of the National Archive of Computerized Data on Aging ;  2) advise and assist researchers in documentation; 3) advise and assist researchers on methods of sharing data and 4) facilitate secondary analysis.

Scientific/Research Contact:
John G. Haaga, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: 301-496-3131
Email: HaagaJ@mail.nih.gov

 

B. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES –RFAs (NIH's with NIA involvement) - Not Roadmap-related.
(There were no announcements in this category from August 25, 2011-December 6, 2011 for this Council round.)

 

C. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – RFAs (Other ICs')- those issued by Other ICs with NIA involvement.
(Announcements are sorted by release date. Most recent announcements are at the top of this list.)

Announcement
Number

Issuing
Organization

Release
Date

Opening
Date
(SF424 Only)

Expiration
Date

Activity
Code(s)

Title

RFA-HL-12-037

NHLBI

09/22/2011

11/19/2011

12/20/2011

R01

Mechanistic Pathways Linking Psychosocial Stress and Behavior (R01)

Purpose – This FOA will facilitate investigation of multiple and potentially bidirectional pathways underlying the behavioral, environmental, and psychosocial link(s) between psychosocial stressors and behaviors that may ultimately impact biological function, health, and disease.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Lis Nielsen, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: (301) 402-4156
Email: nielsenli@nia.nih.gov

RFA-MH-12-130

NIMH

09/02/2011

12/18/2011

1/19/2012

R01

Basic Research on Decision Making: Cognitive, Affective, and Developmental Perspectives (R01)

Purpose – This FOA encourages research grant applications that propose to increase understanding of the basic cognitive, affective, motivational, and social processes that underlie decision making across the lifespan.  This includes an appreciation of the interactions among the psychological, neurobiological, and behavioral processes in decision making.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Lis Nielsen, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: (301) 402-4156
Email: nielsenli@nia.nih.gov

 

D. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (NIA's).
(Announcements are sorted by release date. Most recent announcements are at the top of this list.)

Announcement
Number

Issuing
Organization

Release
Date

Opening
Date
(SF424 Only)

Expiration
Date

Activity
Code(s)

Title

PA-12-018

NIA

11/22/2011

01/16/2012

01/08/2015

R21

Mechanisms Mediating Osteoarthritis in Aging (R21)

PA-12-019 NIA 11/22/2011 01/16/2012 01/08/2015 R01 Mechanisms Mediating Osteoarthritis in Aging (R01)

Purpose –These  FOAs invite  applications intended to encourage and accelerate the characterization of new or underutilized models and the testing of hypotheses that will lead to an improved understanding of the mechanisms mediating osteoarthritic progression.

Scientific/Research Contact:
John P. Williams, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: 301-496-6402
Email:  williamsj6@mail.nih.gov

PAR-12-015

NIA

11/16/2011

01/05/2012

01/08/2015

U01

Alzheimer's Disease Drug Development Program (U01)

Purpose – The goal of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to support pre-clinical development of new therapies aimed at modifying the behavioral symptoms in Alzheimer's disease (AD); or delaying the onset or slowing the progression of AD, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), or age-related cognitive decline.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Suzana Petanceska, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: (301) 496-9350
Email: petanceskas@nia.nih.gov

PAR-12-016

NIA

11/16/2011

12/25/2011

1/08/2015

R25

NIA MSTEM: Advancing Diversity in Aging Research (ADAR) through Undergraduate Education (R25)

Purpose – This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) encourages institutional Research Education Grant (R25) applications from institutions that propose creative and innovative research education programs to diversify the workforce in aging.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Chyren Hunter, Ph.D
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: 301-496-9322
Email: Hunterc@mail.nih.gov

PA-12-009

NIA

11/08/2011

01/05/2012

1/08/2015

R01

Implications of the Economic Downturn for Health, Wealth, and Work at Older Ages (R01)

Purpose – This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites research on the implications of exogenous shocks, such as those produced by the recent economic downturn, for health, economic circumstances, and planning throughout the life-cycle.

Scientific/Research Contact:
John W. R. Phillips, PhD
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: 301-496-3138
Email: john.phillips@nih.gov

PAR-12-008

NIA

11/08/2011

n/a

09/08/2013

U19

Limited Competition: Revision(s) to the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (U19)

Purpose – This funding opportunity announcement invites revision applications to the Dominantly Inherited Alzheimer Network (DIAN).  Revision applications may not request support beyond the project end date of the Parent award.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Neil Buckholtz, Ph.D.  
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: (301) 496-9350
Email: buckholn@nia.nih.gov

PAR-11-336

NIA 09/13/2011 01/16/2012 05/08/2014 R21

Social Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics of Aging (R21)

PAR-11-337

NIA

9/13/2011

01/05/2012

05/08/2014

R01

Social Neuroscience and Neuroeconomics of Aging (R01)

Purpose – These FOAs are intended to stimulate interdisciplinary aging-relevant research in the social, affective and economic neurosciences.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Lis Nielsen, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: (301) 402-4156
Email: nielsenli@nia.nih.gov

 

E. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (NIH's) Not Roadmap-related.
(Announcements are sorted by release date. Most recent announcements are at the top of this list.)

Announcement
Number

Issuing
Organization

Release
Date

Opening
Date
(SF424 Only)

Expiration
Date

Activity
Code(s)

Title

PA-12-006

NIH

11/02/2011

01/25/2012

01/08/2015

R15

Academic Research Enhancement Award (Parent R15)

Purpose – The purpose of the Academic Research Enhancement Award (AREA) program is to stimulate research in educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees for a significant number of the Nation's research scientists, but that have not been major recipients of NIH support.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Dr. Robin Barr
National Institute on Aging
Phone: 301-496-9322
Email: BarrR@mail.nih.gov

PA-11-335

NIH

09/08/2011

11/05/2011

09/08/2014

R43, R44

Lab to Marketplace: Tools for Biomedical and Behavioral Research (SBIR [R43/R44])

Purpose – This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages the translation of technologies for biomedical or behavioral research from academic and other non-small business research sectors to the marketplace.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Michael David Kerns, Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: 301-496-9322
Email: kernsm@mail.nih.gov

 

F. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (Other IC's) - those issued by Other ICs with NIA involvement.
(Announcements are sorted by release date. Most recent announcements are at the top of this list.)

Announcement
Number

Issuing
Organization

Release
Date

Opening
Date
(SF424 Only)

Expiration
Date

Activity
Code(s)

Title

PA-12-022

OBSSR

11/18/2011

01/05/2012

01/08/2014

R01

Practical Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence in Primary Care (R01)

PA-12-023 OBSSR 11/18/2011 01/05/2012 01/08/2014 R21

Practical Interventions to Improve Medication Adherence in Primary Care (R21)

Purpose – These FOAs seek Research Project Grant (R01) applications that propose practical interventions to improve adherence to medication. This FOA will support research to test interventions with the potential to significantly improve medication adherence in patients with chronic health conditions in settings where primary health care is delivered (including, dental and eye care settings).

Scientific/Research Contact:
Sidney Stahl, PhD
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: (301) 496-3131
Email: Sidney_Stahl@nih.gov

PA-12-024

OBSSR

11/18/2011

01/05/2012

01/08/2014

R01

Behavioral Interventions to Address Multiple Chronic Health Conditions in Primary Care (R01)

Purpose – This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) seeks Research Project Grant (R01) applications that propose to use a common conceptual model to develop behavioral interventions to modify health behaviors and improve health outcomes in patients with comorbid chronic diseases and health conditions.

Scientific/Research Contact:

Marcel Salive, PhD
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: (301) 496-6761
Email: marcel.salive@nih.gov

PAR-12-032

ORWH 11/18/2011 01/24/2012 10/25/2014 R01

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Etiology, Diagnosis, Pathophysiology, and Treatment (R01)

PAR-12-033

ORWH

11/18/2011

01/24/2012

10/25/2014

R21

Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome: Etiology, Diagnosis, Pathophysiology, and Treatment (R21)

Purpose – These Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourage investigator(s)-initiated applications that propose to examine the etiology, diagnosis, pathophysiology, and treatment of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), sometimes referred to as myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME), in diverse groups and across the lifespan

Scientific/Research Contact:

Basil A. Eldadah, M.D., Ph.D.
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: 301-496-6761
Email: eldadahb@nia.nih.gov

PAR-11-325

NCRR

09/01/2011

10/02/2011

11/03/2012

R25

Clinical Research Education and Career Development (CRECD) in Minority Institutions (R25)

Purpose – The primary goals of this program are (1) to support the development and implementation of curriculum-dependent programs to train selected participants in clinical research leading to a Master of Science in Clinical Research or Master of Public Health in a clinically relevant are and (2) to develop a diverse group of clinical researchers and/or patient-oriented research, particularly on diseases that disproportionately
impact minority populations.

Scientific/Research Contact:
Lyndon Joseph, Ph.D
National Institute on Aging
Telephone: 301-496-5278
Email: Josephlj@nia.nih.gov

 

G. NOTICES ISSUED BY NIA
(Notices are sorted by release date. Most recent notices are at the top of this list.)

Announcement
Number

Issuing
Organization

Release
Date

Title

NOT-AG-11-010

NIA

09/15/2011

Extension of Expiration Dates for PA-08-230 (R01) and PA-08-231 (R21), Translational Research at the Aging/Cancer Interface (TRACI)

NOT-AG-11-009

NIA

09/07/2011

NIA Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology Policies Regarding Investigator-Initiated Applications for Large Clinical Trials

 

H. NOTICES ISSUED BY NIH
(Notices are sorted by release date. Most recent Notices are at the top of this list.)

Announcement
Number

Issuing
Organization

Release
Date

Title

NOT-OD-12-020

NIH

12/02/2011

Adoption and Implementation of the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals: Eighth Edition

NOT-OD-12-019

NIH

12/01/2011

Frequently Asked Questions for RFA-MH-12-130 - OppNet's Basic Research on Decision Making: Cognitive, Affective, and Developmental Perspectives (R01)

NOT-OD-12-021

NIH

11/30/2011

Update of Sample Interinstitutional Assurance

NOT-OD-12-010

NIH

11/10/2011

Notice of Expanded Transparency Act Subaward and Executive Compensation Reporting Requirements for FY2012 and Beyond

NOT-OD-12-003

NIH

10/20/2011

Publication of the Revised NIH Grants Policy Statement (Rev. 10/1/2011): Policy Changes, Clarifications and Document Enhancements

NOT-OD-12-001

NIH

10/05/2011

Update of NIH Late Application Policy to Reflect Change in Due Dates for New Investigator R01 Resubmission Applications

NOT-OD-11-121

NIH

09/30/2011

NIH Announces the Posting of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) applicable to the 2011 revised regulation on the Responsibility of Applicants for Promoting Objectivity in Research for which PHS Funding is Sought for All NIH-Supported Institutions

NOT-OD-11-118

NIH

09/28/2011

Revised Multiple Program Director(s)/Principal Investigator(s) Policy to Allow Change with Prior Approval

NOT-OD-11-120

NIH

09/26/2011

Revised Policy: Managing Conflict of Interest in the Initial Peer Review of NIH Grant and Cooperative Agreement Applications

NOT-OD-11-115

NIH

09/02/2011

Outstanding Mentors are Eligible for Presidential Awards for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESEM)

NOT-OD-11-112

NIH

09/01/2011

Extension of Expiration Date for PA-08-191: Research Supplements to Promote Re-Entry into Biomedical and Behavioral Research Careers

NOT-OD-11-113

NIH

09/01/2011

Extension of Expiration Date for PA-08-190: Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research

NOT-OD-11-114

NIH

08/30/2011

Clarification to Notice NOT-OD-11-106: Request for Information (RFI): Input into the Deliberations of the Advisory Committee to the NIH Director Working Group on the Future Biomedical Research Workforce

NOT-OD-11-110 NIH 08/26/2011 Clarification of Instructions for the Review of Renewal Applications for Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grants (Parent T32 and T35)
NOT-OD-11-108 NIH 08/25/2011 Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Contract Solicitation (PHS 2012-1) Now Available

 

I. NOTICES ISSUED BY OTHER ICs with NIA involvement.
(Notices are sorted by release date. Most recent notices are at the top of this list.)

Announcement
Number

Issuing
Organization

Release
Date

Title

NOT-DA-11-021

NIDA

08/26/2011

Request for Information (RFI): Expansion of sharing and standardization of NIH-funded human brain imaging data

NOT-TW-11-027

FIC

08/26/2011

Notice of Correction to the Eligibility for Applying for Limited Competition for the Global Research Initiative Program, Basic/Biomedical Sciences (R01) (PAR-10-278)

NOT-TW-11-028

FIC

08/26/2011

Notice of Correction to the Eligibility for Applying for Limited Competition for the Global Research Initiative Program, Behavioral/Social Sciences (R01) (PAR-10-280)

 

NIH NOTICES & INITIATIVES - Roadmap-related (Sections J-L)

J. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES –RFAs (NIH's)–Roadmap-related.
(Announcements are sorted by release date.  Most recent announcements are at the top of this list.)

Announcement
Number

Issuing
Organization

Release
Date

Title

RFA-RM-11-016

Roadmap

12/02/2011

Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Cores (RCMRC) (U24)

RFA-RM-11-020

Roadmap

12/02/2011

Metabolomics Data Repository and Coordinating Center (DRCC) (U01)

RFA-RM-11-017

Roadmap

11/30/2011

Mentored Research Scientist Development Award in Metabolomics (K01)

RFA-RM-11-018

Roadmap

11/30/2011

Development of Courses or Workshops in Metabolomics (R25)

RFA-RM-11-013

Roadmap

11/23/2011

Studies to evaluate cellular heterogeneity using transcriptional profiling of single cells (U01)

RFA-RM-11-014

Roadmap

11/23/2011

Exceptionally Innovative Tools and Technologies for Single Cell Analysis (R21)

RFA-RM-11-015

Roadmap

11/23/2011

Accelerating the Integration and Translation of Technologies to Characterize Biological Processes at the Single Cell Level (R01)

RFA-RM-12-001 Roadmap 11/23/2011 Stem/Progenitor Cell-Derived Human Micro-organs and -tissues (U18)
RFA-RM-11-022 Roadmap 11/22/2011 Integrated Microphysiological Systems for Drug Efficacy and Toxicity Testing in Human Health and Disease (UH2/UH3)
RFA-RM-11-019 Roadmap 11/17/2011 Technology Development to Enable Large Scale Metabolomics Analyses (R01)
RFA-RM-11-007 Roadmap 11/10/2011 NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5)
RFA-RM-11-023 Roadmap 10/07/2011 Economic Studies Ancillary to Completed or Ongoing Health Care Delivery and Financing Pilots, Demonstrations, and Other Experiments (R01)
RFA-RM-11-024 Roadmap 10/07/2011 Phased Economic Studies Ancillary to Planned Health Care Delivery and Financing Pilots, Demonstrations, and Other Experiments (R21/R33)
RFA-RM-11-006 Roadmap 09/21/2011 NIH Director's Transformative Research Awards (R01)
RFA-RM-11-011 Roadmap 09/14/2011 Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): H3Africa Biorepository Grants. (UH2/UH3)

 

K. FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES – PAs/PARs/PASs (NIH's)-Roadmap-related.
(There were no announcements in this category in this Council round for August 25, 2011- December 6, 2011.)

 

L. NOTICES ISSUED BY NIH - Roadmap-related.
(Notices are sorted by release date. Most recent notices are at the top of this list.)

Announcement
Number

Issuing
Organization

Release
Date

Title

NOT-RM-12-007

Roadmap

12/05/2011

Pre-Application Teleconference for RFA-RM-11-022 - Integrated Microphysiological Systems for Drug Efficacy and Toxicity Testing in Human Health and Disease (UH2/UH3) and RFA-RM-12-001 Stem/Progenitor Cell-Derived Human Micro-organs and -tissues (U18)

NOT-RM-12-006

Roadmap

11/16/2011

Notice of Total Costs allowed for RFA-RM-11-008-H3Africa Collaborative Centers (U54)

NOT-RM-11-025

Roadmap

10/21/2011

Request for Information (RFI): Specific Needs for Metabolomics Reference Standards

NOT-RM-12-005

Roadmap

10/17/2011

Notice of Change of Due Date and Page Limits for RFA-RM-11-011, Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): H3Africa Biorepository Grants (UH2/UH3)

NOT-RM-12-002

Roadmap

10/14/2011

Notice of Revision for RFA-RM-11-008, Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Collaborative Centers (U54)

NOT-RM-12-003

Roadmap

10/14/2011

Notice of Revision for RFA-RM-11-009, Human Health and Heredity in Africa (H3Africa): Research Projects (U01)

NOT-RM-12-004

Roadmap

10/14/2011

Notice of Revision for: RFA-RM-11-008, Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Collaborative Centers (U54); RFA-RM-11-009, Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Research Grants (U01); RFA-RM-11-010, Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): Bioinformatics Network (U41); RFA-RM-11-011, Human Heredity and Health in Africa (H3Africa): H3Africa Biorepository (UH2/UH3)

NOT-RM-11-026 Roadmap 09/20/2011 Notice of Correction to the Proposed Project Start and End Dates (Item 12; SF 424 R&R Cover Component) for the 2012 NIH Directors Pioneer Award Program (RFA-RM-11-004)
NOT-RM-11-023 Roadmap 09/06/2011 Notice of Request for Nomination of Human Cell Lines for Gene Expression Profiling in Response to Perturbing Agents in the Library of Integrated Network-Based Cellular Signatures (LINCS) Program