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NIAID Funding News, March 23, 2016

NIAID Funding News, March 23, 2016


March 23, 2016 NIAID Funding News

Feature Articles 

NIAID Uses Selective Pay, Bridge Awards to Complement Top-Scoring Applications

Each institute approaches the challenge of optimally leveraging its expertise and resources differently. What does this look like in practice? 

Opportunities and Resources

Optimizing Monoclonal Antibodies: The Path to Eliminating the HIV Reservoir

Curing HIV infection remains one of NIH’s highest priorities. However, eliminating cells that harbor latent HIV proviruses is still a major obstacle to finding a cure, as long-lived reservoirs can reactivate and produce infectious virions.

Be a Part of Pinpointing Ways to Prevent Autoimmune Disease

The goal of a recently reissued funding opportunity announcement is an ambitious one: to develop the knowledge base necessary to design selective preventive interventions that could be administered efficiently and safely to the general population or to individuals at risk of autoimmune disease, including infants and children.

A Renewed Opportunity to Affect HIV Incidence

NIH has reissued an R01 funding opportunity announcement (FOA) that seeks to promote innovative research to improve the identification of populations that are at high risk of HIV-1 infection and have a high proportion of people who are unaware of their HIV status.

In The News

The Changeover to FORMS-D Is Imminent

We are entering the period of time in which both FORMS-C and FORMS-D application packages and guides will be available to grant applicants. 

Policy Changes Accompany the FORMS-D Changeover

NIH is taking advantage of the form switch to incorporate several minor policy changes. The FORMS-D application guide reflects those changes, so the easiest way to comply is to follow that guide’s instructions.

News Briefs


Advice Corner

Dive Into FY 2015 Data on NIH's RePORT Website

NIH recently posted award and spending data for fiscal year 2015 on the Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools site. 

Reader Questions

New Funding Opportunities

See other announcements at NIAID Funding Opportunities List.
Send suggestions or comments to deaweb@niaid.nih.gov.

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