NINR Extramural Program: News, Updates, and Opportunities

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December 2020

NINR Extramural Program: News, Updates, and Opportunities 

This monthly newsletter for NINR applicants and awardees provides useful information about funding initiatives and other opportunities. If you would not like to receive these emails, you may unsubscribe.

The NIH is deeply concerned for the health and safety of people involved in NIH research, and about the effects on the biomedical enterprise in the areas affected by the HHS declared public health emergency for COVID-19. Due to the potential exceptional impact, we want to assure our recipient community that NIH will be doing its part to help you continue your research. For more information, please visit the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding website.


Funding Opportunities

Binders with labels: applications and grants

New Opportunities

The HIV/AIDS Community Information Outreach Program (ACIOP) Competitive Awards opportunity is soliciting proposals from organizations and libraries for projects to improve access to HIV/AIDS related health information for patients, the affected community, and their caregivers. Applications due December 28, 2020 by 2 p.m. ET.

NOSI for research strategies and interventions to address vaccine hesitancy, uptake, and implementation among populations who experience health disparities in the U.S., especially in populations at increased risk for morbidity and mortality due to long-standing systemic health and social inequities and chronic medical conditions. The next deadline is February 5, 2021.

NSF/NIH Smart Health and Biomedical Research in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Science – New interagency funding opportunity seeking proposals to develop transformative high-risk, high-reward advances in computer and related sciences to address biomedical questions using interdisciplinary teams. See the National Science Foundation's site and NSF-21-530 for more information. The next deadline is February 16, 2021.

Two new funding announcements have been released as part of the NIH Common Fund’s Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) program. The program will fund institutions to recruit a diverse cohort of early-stage research faculty and prepare them to thrive as NIH-funded research investigators. See RFA-RM-20-022 and RFA-RM-20-023 for more information. Applications due March 1, 2021. 

Supplements for research on ethical considerations related to biomedical research and projects that support capacity building in bioethics. Applications due March 6, 2021.


Continuing Opportunities

The Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH) has updated the NOSI for administrative supplements to support research on the health of women of understudied, underrepresented and underreported (U3) populations to include consideration of SARS-CoV-2 or COVID-19. Applications due January 21, 2021.

The Office of Sex and Gender Minority has published the FY 2021 SGM administrative supplement notice. The deadline to apply is January 26, 2021.

The new Stephen I. Katz Grant Program is for Early Stage Investigator (ESIs) who are proposing to change research direction with innovative new projects. No preliminary data is allowed. The next deadline is January 26, 2021. Learn more.


Continuing COVID-related Opportunities

NOSI for supplements and PAR for new R01s to support research aimed at populations who experience health disparities and other vulnerable groups, and specifically testing digital health interventions. Applications for supplements must be received by December 30, 2020. The next deadline for R01 applications is March 2, 2021.

NOSI for a program offering administrative and competitive supplements to existing NIH-funded grants supporting longitudinal studies to address key social and behavioral questions related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Applications must be received by March 31, 2021.

Job Opportunity   

The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) is seeking exceptional candidates for the position of Program Officer / Health Scientist Administrator. Learn More.

Upcoming Events

Symptom Science Advances in Oncology Nursing – NINR is partnering with the National Cancer Institute Center for Cancer Research and the Oncology Nursing Society for a colloquium on February 4-5, 2021. Learn more and register.