NINR Extramural Program: News, Updates, and Opportunities

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November 2021

NINR Extramural Program: News, Updates, and Opportunities


This monthly newsletter for NINR applicants and awardees provides useful information about funding initiatives and other opportunities.

Funding Opportunities

New Funding Opportunities

The NIH Guide recently published the following funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) with NINR participation.

  • RFA-AT-22-004: HEAL Initiative: Pragmatic and Implementation Studies for the Management of Sickle Cell Disease Pain (UG3/UH3, Clinical Trials Optional) solicits cooperative agreement applications to conduct multisite embedded pragmatic or implementation trials to inform the uptake of pharmacologic, nonpharmacologic, and/or multicomponent approaches for acute and/or chronic sickle cell disease (SCD) pain management in health care systems that serve the SCD population. Application Due Date: December 15, 2021
  • RFA-AT-22-005: HEAL Initiative: Sickle Cell Disease Pain Management Trials Utilizing the Pain Management Effectiveness Research Network Cooperative Agreement (UG3/UH3, Clinical Trial Required) solicits cooperative agreement applications to support multisite effectiveness clinical trials of pharmacologic, nonpharmacologic, and/or multicomponent approaches for acute and/or chronic SCD pain management, allowing continued opioid pain management as needed. Application Due Date: December 15, 2021
  • PAR-21-347: Clinical Research Education and Career Development (CRECD) Program (R25-Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) is a research education program with the goal to support educational activities that encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, to pursue further studies or careers in research. Application Due Date: December 15, 2021
  • PAR-21-349, PAR-21-350, PAR-21-352Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Wellbeing, Illness, and Recovery invite research projects that seek to explain the underlying mechanisms, processes, and trajectories of social relationships and how these factors affect outcomes in human health, illness, recovery, and overall wellbeing. First Application Due Date: June 21, 2022

Continuing Funding Opportunities

  • PA-21-049: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Fellowship for Students at Institutions with NIH-Funded Institutional Predoctoral Dual-Degree Training Programs (Parent F30) enhances the integrated research and clinical training of promising predoctoral students, who are matriculated in a combined MD/PhD or other dual-doctoral degree training program, and who intend careers as physician/clinician-scientists. See related NOT-NR-21-001 for NINR research priority areas. First Available Due Date: December 8, 2021
  • PAR-21-271PAR-21-272PAR-21-273: The Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) program is part of NIH’s efforts to enhance diversity within the academic biomedical research workforce. The Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00) FOAs have just been reissued. Next Deadline: October 27, 2021
    • PAR-21-271K99/R00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed
    • PAR-21-272K99/R00 - Independent Clinical Trial Required
    • PAR-21-273K99/R00 - Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required (BESH)

Requests for Information

  • NOT-NR-22-001: Request for Information (RFI) on the NINR 2022-2026 Strategic Plan Framework. We want your input! NINR is seeking feedback on the framework for its next strategic plan, which will guide NINR’s research efforts and priorities over the next five years. We want our community to continue to be our partners in developing the new plan and encourage input from sources inside and outside the nursing science community. Responses Due: December 13, 2021
  • NOT-OD-21-187: Search Capabilities Across the Biomedical Landscape for NIH-wide Data Discovery seeks input on researchers’ experiences and expectations in finding data and information that would greatly enable their research capabilities and uncover underlying barriers or opportunities that can move the search landscape forward. All comments must be submitted electronically. RFI Closes: December 3, 2021