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Recruitment to Enhance Research Resources through
Biomedical Research Core Centers (P30) (RFA-OD-09-005)
Contacts, Submission Dates and Special Interests/Instructions
Release Date: March 30, 2009
Application Receipt Date: May 29, 2009


NIH Institute/Center Scientific/Research
Contact
Financial or Grants Management
Contact
Letter of Intent Contact Peer Review Contact
National Cancer Institute  (NCI)

Dr. Ming Lei
Branch Chief
Cancer Training Branch
Center for Cancer Training
National Cancer Institute
Phone: 301-480-1744
Fax: 301-402-4472
Email: leim@mail.nih.gov

Crystal Wolfrey
Chief, Cancer Control and Population Sciences Branch
Office of Grants Administration
National Cancer Institute
Phone: 301-496-8634
Fax: 301-496-8601
Email: wolfreyc@mail.nih.gov

Dr. Ming Lei
Branch Chief
Cancer Training Branch
Center for Cancer Training
National Cancer Institute
6116 Executive Blvd., Suite 7026
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 301-480-1744
Fax: 301-402-4472
Email:Leim@mail.nih.gov

Referral Officer
National Cancer Institute
Division of Extramural Activities
Phone: 301-496-3428
Email: ncirefof@dea.nci.nih.gov

NCI Specific Information:
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards: The NCI expects to make up to a total of 10 awards with funding of approximately $8 million in total costs each year for the two year period FY2009 and FY2010.
Budget and Project Period: Budgets for direct costs of up to $500,000 per year and project duration of up to two years may be requested, for a maximum of $1,000,000 direct costs over the two-year period.  Additionally, indirect costs may be requested.  
Eligible Institutions:  U.S. domestic public or private institutions, including universities, colleges, hospitals, laboratories and NCI-designated Cancer Centers, seeking to enhance their capacity to conduct translational cancer research. 
Number of applications: NCI will accept only one application per institution for this initiative
Eligible new faculty candidates: Early stage investigators (ESI) who are physician scientists committed to a career in translational cancer research; or laboratory-based PhD ESI’s, including quantitative scientists, committed to a career working with clinicians in the design and implementation of translational cancer research.  For the purpose of this FOA, translational research is laboratory-based research conducted by a physician scientist ESI that is subsequently moved into clinical applications; or conducted by a laboratory-based PhD ESI that is subsequently moved into clinical applications in partnership with clinicians/clinician researchers.

Other information: Within 90 days following the issuance of the NoA, awardees must provide to the Program Director named in the NoA, the names and biosketches of  the new faculty hired and their mentors. Highest priority will be given to applications from institutions making a commitment of 2 years of additional support beyond the P30 at the same level of support as provided by the P30.

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

Dr. Drew Carlson
Division of Cardiovascular Diseases
Phone: 301-435-0535
FAX: 301-480-1336 
Email: carlsonde@mail.nih.gov

Mr. Anthony Agresti
Office of Grants Management
Phone: 301-435-0186
FAX: 301-451-5462 
Email: agrestia@nhlbi.nih.gov

Chief, Review Branch
Division of Extramural Research Activities, NHLBI
National Institutes of Health
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 7214
Bethesda, MD 20892 (Express Mail Zip: 20817
Phone: 301-435-0270
FAX: 301-480-0730
Email: nhlbichiefreviewbranch@nhlbi.nih.gov

Chief, Review Branch
Division of Extramural Research Activities, NHLBI
Phone: 301-435-0270
FAX: 301-480-0730
Email: nhlbichiefreviewbranch@nhlbi.nih.gov

NHLBI Specific Information:
The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) offers the P30 Core Center Grant program to encourage institutions involved in biomedical, clinical, epidemiologic, and behavioral research to enhance their capacity to advance the understanding and treatment of cardiovascular, pulmonary, and blood diseases and of sleep disorders by providing support for the hiring of new tenure-track faculty.

Applicants may find more information on this and other NIBIB stimulus-related programs at the NHLBI P30 Web site http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/recovery/p30.html.

Eligibility:  Major institutional components within Universities such as Schools of Medicine, Bioengineering, Nursing, or Public Health are eligible.
Number of applications: Only one application per institution will be accepted.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. The NHLBI expects to make up to 20 awards during FY 2009, with total funding of approximately $32 million over the two-year period of FY 2009 and 2010.
Budget and Project Period. Budgets for direct costs of up to $500,000 per year and project duration of up to two years may be requested, for a maximum of $1,000,000 direct costs over a two-year project period.
Other information:  Recruitment plans and draft offer letters to prospective new faculty are subject to review by the NHLBI Project Officer to insure that they are consistent with the requirements and goals of this FOA.

National Institute on Aging (NIA)

Dr. Chyren Hunter
Phone: 301-496-9322
FAX: 301-402-2945 
Email: HunterC@mail.nih.gov

Ms. Linda  Whipp
Phone: 301-496-1472
FAX: 301-402-3672 
Email: WhippL@mail.nih.gov  

Ramesh Vemuri, Ph.D
Chief, Scientific Review Branch
National Institute on Aging
Gateway Building, Suite 2C212
Bethesda, MD 20892-2292
Phone: 301-496-9666
FAX: 301-402-0066
Email: VemuriR@mail.nih.gov

Ramesh Vemuri, Ph.D
Chief, Scientific Review Branch
National Institute on Aging
Gateway Building, Suite 2C212
Bethesda, MD 20892-2292
Phone: 301-496-9666
FAX: 301-402-0066
Email: VemuriR@mail.nih.gov

NIA Specific Information:
NIA seeks applications from Academic Schools or Centers within Institutions that will enhance their capacity to conduct research in the fields of aging and geriatrics. NIA will accept only one application per Center or School per institution for this initiative.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards: NIA expects to make between 3 and 5 awards during FY 2009, with total funding of $8 million over the two-year period of FY 2009 and FY 2010.
Budget and Project Period. Budgets for direct costs of up to $500,000 per year and project duration of up to two years may be requested, for a maximum of $1,000,000 direct costs over a two-year project period.
Eligibility:  Eligible organizations include U.S. domestic public or private institutions such as universities, colleges, hospitals and laboratories.
Number of applications:  NIA will accept only one application per Center or School per institution for this initiative.

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)

Peggy Murray, MSW
Senior Advisor, Office of the Director
Phone:  301-443-2594
Phone: 301-443-2594 
FAX:  301-443-7043
Email:
pmurray@mail.nih.gov

Ms. Judy Fox
Chief, Grants Management Branch
Phone: 301-443-4704
FAX: 301-443-3891 
Email: jfox@mail.nih.gov

Peggy Murray, MSW
Senior Advisor, Office of the Director
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
5635 Fishers Lane
Room 2013, MSC 9304
Bethesda, MD 20892-9304
Federal Express: Rockville, MD 20852-1705 301-443-2594
Phone: 301-443-2594 
FAX:  301-443-7043
Email:
pmurray@mail.nih.gov

Dr. Abraham Bautista
Director, Office of Extramural Activities
Phone: 301-443-9737
FAX:  301-443-6077
Email:baustista@mail.nih.gov

NIAAA Specific Information
The P30 faculty recruitment grants are available to any U.S. academic or medical department for the recruitment of faculty members with a focus on an issue in alcohol research. 
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. The NIAAA expects to make between 7 and 10 awards during FY 2009, with total funding of approximately $6 million over the two-year period of FY 2009 and 2010.
Budget and Project Period: Budgets for direct costs of up to $300,000 per year and project duration of up to two years may be requested, for a maximum of $600,000 direct costs over a two-year project period.
Eligibility:  Major institutional components or Academic Departments within Universities such as Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, or Public Health are eligible.
Number of applications:  Only one application per Academic Department will be accepted.
Other information:  The NIAAA Project Officer must review recruitment plans and draft offer letters to ensure that they are consistent with the requirements and goals of this FOA.

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Joan McGowan, PhD
Director, Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases

Phone: 301-594-5055
Fax: 301-402-1284
EMail:
NIAMShelp-FacultyP30@mail.nih.gov

Andrew Jones
Acting Chief, Grants Management Branch
Phone: 301-435-0610
Fax: 301-480-5450
Email: jonesan@mail.nih.gov

Elijah Weisberg
Program Analyst
Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
NIAMS/NIH
6701 Democracy Blvd.
Suite 800
Bethesda, MD 20892-4872
Phone: 301-435-1002
Fax: 301-480-1284
Email: weisberge@mail.nih.gov

Helen Lin, PhD
Chief, Scientific Review Branch
Phone: 301-594-4952
Fax: 301-402-2406
Email: linh1@mail.nih.gov

NIAMS Specific Information
The NIAMS offers the P30 Core Center Grant program to enhance capacity in all areas relevant to the NIAMS mission by providing support for the hiring of new tenure-track faculty. Applications for the support of basic, translational and clinical research should specify the department(s) or center(s) in which this P30 capacity building will be focused. As described in the FOA, highest priority will be given to institutions that provide 1) institutional support concomitant with P30 support and 2) assurance that appropriate salary support, and other resources necessary for success, will be provided for newly hired individual(s) for two or more years following the termination of this P30 grant. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the NIAMS Program Contact, to discuss application plans.
Number of applications: Two applications per institution or school will be accepted.
Budget and Project Period. NIAMS will allow the support of more than one new faculty recruit within the same organizational component of a University (e.g., the medical or public health school) but the total requested amount can not exceed $500,000 (total of salary and other start-up costs) per year, for a maximum of $1,000,000 direct costs over a two-year project period.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards: The NIAMS expects to make 2 to 4 awards in FY 2009.
Other information: Recruitment plans and draft offer letters to prospective new faculty are subject to review by the NIAMS Program Contact to ensure that they are consistent with the requirements and goals of this FOA. Priority will be given to applications that identify the new faculty to be appointed.  Prospective faculty candidates must not be recipients of K99/R00 or K22 grant support.

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)

Dr. Richard Baird
Phone: 301-435-6686
FAX: 301-480-1614
Email:bairdri@mail.nih.gov

Ms. Katie Ellis
Phone: 301-451-4782
FAX: 301-480-4974
Email: kellis@mail.nih.gov

Richard A. Baird, PhD
Director, Division of Interdisciplinary Training
Natl Inst of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
National Institutes of Health
Democracy II, Suite 200
6707 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD    20892-5477
(301) 435-6686   Office
(301) 480-1614   Fax
Email:bairdri@mail.nih.gov

David T. George, Ph.D.
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
6707 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 920, Room 956, MSC 5469
Bethesda, MD 20892-5469 (20817 for FedEx, UPS, and other courier services)
Voice: (301) 496-8633
Fax: (301) 480-0675
Email: GeorgeD@nih.gov

NIBIB Specific Information
The National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) offers the P30 Core Center Grant program to encourage US training institutions to enhance their capacity to conduct research in biomedical research fields relevant to the NIBIB Strategic Plan. Applicants may find more information on this and other NIBIB stimulus-related programs at the NIBIB Recovery Act web site http://www.nibib.nih.gov/recovery
Eligibility: All US training institutions are eligible.
Number of applications:  Only one application per institution will be accepted.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. The NIBIB expects to make between 2 and 4 awards of $250-$500K/year in total costs for each of two years (FY2009 and FY2010), for a total funding commitment of approximately $2 million in total costs over the FY2009 and FY2010 period.
Other information:  The NIBIB Project Officer must review recruitment plans and draft offer letters to insure that they are consistent with the requirements and goals of this FOA.

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)

Barry Davis, PhD
Division of Scientific Programs
Phone: 301-402-3464
FAX: 301-402-6251
Email: davisb1@nidcd.nih.gov

Chris Myers
Chief, Grants Management Branch
Phone: 301-402-0909
FAX: 301-402-1758
Email: myersc@nidcd.nih.gov

Barry Davis, PhD
Division of Scientific Programs
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Room 400C MSC 7180

6120 Executive Boulevard

Bethesda, MD 20892-7180
Phone: 301-402-3464
FAX: 301-402-6251
Email: davisb1@nidcd.nih.gov

Melissa Stick, PhD, MPH
Chief, Scientific Review Branch
Phone: 301-496-8683
FAX: 301-402-6250

Email: stickm@nidcd.nih.gov

NIDCD Specific Information:
NIDCD will only accept applications in support of new faculty recruits who are conducting basic, clinical or epidemiological research in the communication sciences of hearing, balance, language, speech, voice, smell and taste.
Eligibility: NIDCD will accept only one application from each separate organizational component of a University (e.g., one application each from the medical school, dental school, or school of public health).
Budget and Project Period:  NIDCD will allow the support of more than one new faculty recruit within the same organizational component of a University (e.g., the medical or dental school) but the total requested amount can not exceed $500,000 (total of salary and other start-up costs) per year, for a maximum of $1,000,000 direct costs over a two-year project period.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. The NIDCD expects to make between 4 and 7 awards during FY 2009, with total funding of approximately $10 million over the two-year period of FY 2009 and 2010.
Other information: 
NIDCD requires that any faculty members hired under this initiative receive joint appointment(s) with other academic unit(s) and/or department at the applicant institution, allowing new faculty to access University-wide research resources and core facilities, and to serve as mentors for graduate programs affiliated with other academic unit(s).
Commitment of institutional resources and continuity of support is expected after the expiration of the award. Highest program priority will be given to applications that commit at least four additional years of salary support and research resources after the end of the award.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)

Kevin S. Hardwick, DDS, MPH
Chief, Research Training and Career Development Branch
Phone: 301-594-2765
FAX: 301-402-7033
Email: kevin.hardwick@nih.gov

Mary Daley
Chief, Grants Management Branch
Phone: 301-594-4808
Fax: 301-480-3562
Email:  md74u@nih.gov

Lynn Mertens King, PhD
Chief, Scientific Review Branch
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
1DEM, Room 662, MSC 4878
6701 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892-4878
Phone: 301-594-5006
Email: lynn.king@nih.gov

Lynn Mertens King, PhD
Chief, Scientific Review Branch
Phone: 301-594-5006
Email: lynn.king@nih.gov

NIDCR Specific Information:
The National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) offers the P30 Core Center Grant program to encourage US dental training institutions to enhance their capacity to conduct research in social, behavioral, biomedical, and biological science fields relevant to the NIDCR Strategic Plan. 
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. The NIDCR expects to make between 4 and 7 awards during FY 2009, with total funding of approximately $10 million over the two-year period of FY 2009 and 2010.
Budget and Project Period. Budgets for direct costs of up to $500,000 per year and project duration of up to two years may be requested, for a maximum of $1,000,000 direct costs over a two-year project period.
Eligibility:  US Dental Training Institutions are eligible.
Number of applications:  Only one application per institution will be accepted.
Other information: 
NIDCR requires that any faculty members hired under this initiative receive joint appointment(s) with other academic unit(s) at the applicant institution, allowing new faculty to access University-wide research resources and core facilities, and to serve as mentors for graduate programs affiliated with other academic unit(s).
The NIDCR Project Officer must review recruitment plans and draft offer letters to insure that they are consistent with the requirements and goals of this FOA.

National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)

Mimi M. Ghim, PhD
Office of Science Policy and Communications
Phone 301-443-6071
Email: ghimm@nida.nih.gov

Pamela G. Fleming, PhD
Chief Grants Management Officer
Phone 301-443-6710
Email: pfleming@nida.nih.gov

Please send letters to NIDAletterofintent@mail.nih.gov

Teresa Levitin, PhD
Director, Office of Extramural Affairs,
National Institute on Drug Abuse,
National Institutes of Health, DHHS
6101 Executive Boulevard, Rm. 220, MSC 8401
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-8401
Phone: 301-443-2755
Fax: 301-443-0538
Email: TL25u@NIH.GOV 

NIDA Specific Information: The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) offers the P30 Core Center Grant program for the recruitment of faculty members conducting drug abuse and addiction research. Applicants that are hiring new faculty in these underrepresented areas of drug abuse and addiction research will be given additional consideration:

  • Medications Development
  • Vaccines
  • Biomarkers
  • Chemistry
  • Neuroinformatics
  • Underrepresented Populations
  • Clinical Research
  • Inter- and Transdisciplinary Research
  • Comorbidity
  • Genetics & Epigenetics
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Brain Development and Genetics
  • Neuroeconomics

Applications should specify the department(s) or center(s) in which this P30 capacity building will be focused.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. NIDA expects to make between 4 and 5 awards during FY 2009, with total funding of approximately $7 million over the two-year period of FY 2009 and 2010.
Budget and Project Period. Budgets for direct costs of up to $500,000 per year and project duration of up to two years may be requested, for a maximum of $1,000,000 direct costs over a two-year project period.
Eligibility:  Eligible organizations include U.S. public or private institutions of higher education.
Number of applications: Only one application per institution will be accepted.
Other information: NIDA requires that any faculty members hired under this initiative receive joint appointment(s) with other academic unit(s) at the applicant institution, allowing new faculty to access University-wide research resources and core facilities, and to serve as mentors for graduate programs affiliated with other academic unit(s). Please see http://www.drugabuse.gov/Recovery/p30corecenters.html for additional information.

National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)

Paul Sheehy, PhD
Division of Extramural Activities
Phone: 301-594-4499
FAX: 301-480-1852
Email: sheehyp@nigms.nih.gov

Grace Olascoaga
Chief, Grants Administration Branch
Phone: 301-594-5520
FAX: 301-451-5601
Email: olascoag@nigms.nih.gov

Paul Sheehy, PhD
Division of Extramural Activities
National Institute of General Medical Sciences, NIH
45 Center Drive, Rm. 2AN.24G, MSC 6200
Bethesda, MD 20892-6200
Phone: 301-594-4499
FAX: 301-480-1852
Email: sheehyp@nigms.nih.gov

Helen R. Sunshine, PhD
Chief, Office of Scientific Review
Phone: 301-594-2881
Fax: 301-480-8506
Email:  sunshinh@mail.nih.gov

NIGMS Specific Information
The NIGMS will consider applications from institutions to enhance capacity in all areas relevant to the NIGMS mission. Applications should specify the department(s) or center(s) in which this P30 capacity building will be focused. Highest priority will be given to institutions that provide evidence that the award will support the resumption of a pre-existing search that was suspended due to economic factors. 
Budget and Project Period. Budgets for direct costs of up to $250,000 per year and project duration of up to two years may be requested.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards: The NIGMS expects to make up to 20 awards in FY 2009, with total funding of approximately $10 million over the two year period of FY 2009 and 2010.
Other information: NIGMS expects institutions to conduct open searches and seek faculty applications from women, members of racial and ethnic groups that are underrepresented in biomedical and behavioral research, individuals with disabilities, and individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. This aspect of the proposed faculty recruitment strategy will be considered in funding decisions. Applications should describe plans for outreach and recruitment, as well as the recruitment process (e.g., the number of applications received, demographics of the applicant pool, interviews scheduled, etc.). Highest priority will be given to applications confirming an institutional commitment to provide two or more additional years of support after the end of the award. In addition, the NIGMS will consider portfolio balance in its selection of awards.  For more information, see http://www.nigms.nih.gov/Research/FacultyHiring.htm.

National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)

Nancy L Desmond, PhD
Phone: 301-443-3107
FAX: 301-443-1731
Email: ndesmond@nih.gov

Rebecca D. Claycamp, CRA
Chief Grants Management Officer, NIMH
Phone: 301-442-2811
FAX: 301-480-1956
Email: rclaycam@mail.nih.gov

Nancy L Desmond, PhD
Division of Neuroscience & Basic Behavioral Science
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Blvd., Room 7197, MSC 9645
Bethesda, MD 20892-9645
Rockville, MD 20852 (courier)
Phone: 301-443-3107
FAX: 301-443-1731
Email: ndesmond@nih.gov

David Armstrong, PhD
Division of Extramural Research, NIMH
Phone: 301-443-3534
FAX: 301-443-4720
Email: armstrda@mail.nih.gov

NIMH-Specific Information
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) offers the P30 Core Center Grant Program to encourage institutions to enhance their capacity to conduct research in fields that contribute to accomplishing the priorities of the NIMH Strategic Plan.  NIMH encourages applications from institutions that seek to hire early-stage investigators in tenure-track (or equivalent) research positions at the assistant professor level. 
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards:  The NIMH expects to make between 3 and 6 awards during FY 2009, with total funding of approximately $5 million over the two-year period of FY 2009 and FY 2010.
Budget and Project Period: Budgets for direct costs of up to $500,000 per year and project duration of up to two years may be requested, for a maximum of $1 million direct costs over a two-year project period.
Eligibility: All U.S. institutions are eligible to apply.
Number of Applications: An institution may submit no more than one application targeted to hiring clinician-scientists (including MD/PhD physician-scientists) as tenure-track (or equivalent) faculty and no more than one application targeted to hiring non-clinical tenure-track (or equivalent) faculty. 
Other Information:  See also the following recent reports: Investing in the Future and Transformative Neurodevelopmental Research in Mental Illness.   Potential applicants are strongly encouraged to contact the scientific/research contact listed above prior to submitting an application. 

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)

Stephen Korn, PhD
6001 Executive Blvd, Room 2186
Bethesda, MD 20892
(Courier: Rockville, MD 20852)
Phone: 301-496-4188
Email: korns@ninds.nih.gov

Tijuanna E. DeCoster, MPA
Chief, Grants Management Branch
Phone: 301-496-9231
Fax: 301-402-0219
Email: decostert@mail.nih.gov

Chief, Scientific Review Branch
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Room 3201, MSC 9529
6001 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892-9529
(Rockville, MD 20852 for express/courier service)
Phone: 301-496-9223
Fax: 301-402-0182
Email: nindsreview.nih.gov@mail.nih.gov

Chief, Scientific Review Branch
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Phone: 301-496-9223
Fax: 301-402-0182
Email: nindsreview.nih.gov@mail.nih.gov

NINDS Specific Information
The NINDS will consider applications from institutions to enhance capacity in all areas relevant to the NINDS mission, and welcomes applications for support of basic, translational and clinical research. Applications should specify the department(s) or center(s) in which this P30 capacity building will be focused. As described in the FOA, highest priority will be given to institutions that provide 1) institutional support concomitant with P30 support and 2) assurance that appropriate salary support, and other resources necessary for success, will be provided for newly hired individual(s) for two or more years following the termination of this P30 grant. Potential applicants are encouraged to contact the NINDS Director of Training and Career Development, to discuss application plans.
Number of applications: Up to two applications per institution will be accepted.
Budget and Project Period. Budgets for direct costs of up to $500,000 per year and project duration of up to two years may be requested, for a maximum of $1,000,000 direct costs over a two-year project period.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards: The NINDS expects to make up to 13 awards in FY 2009, with total funding of approximately $20 million over the two year period of FY 2009 and 2010.
Other information: The NINDS Director of Training and Career Development must approve recruitment plans and draft offer letters to insure that they are consistent with the requirements and goals of this FOA. Please see http://www.ninds.nih.gov/recovery/arra-funding/Supporting-New-Faculty-Recruitment.htm for additional information.

National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR)

Dr. Joan Wasserman
Program Director
Office of Extramural Programs
Phone: 301-594-5971
FAX: 301-480-8260 
Email:wassermanje@mail.nih.gov

Mr. Brian Albertini
Chief, Office of Grants and Contracts Management
Phone: 301-594-6869
Fax: 301-402-4502
Email: albertib@mail.nih.gov

 

Dr. Yujing Liu
Chief, Office of Review
National Institute of Nursing Research
6701 Democracy Blvd., Room 710
One Democracy Plaza
Bethesda, MD 20892-4870
Email: liuyujin@mail.nih.gov

Dr. Yujing Liu
Chief, Office of Review
National Institute of Nursing Research
Email:liuyujin@mail.nih.gov

NINR Specific Information
The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) offers the P30 Core Center Grant program to encourage US schools of nursing to enhance their capacity to conduct research. The goal of this funding opportunity is to encourage U.S. schools of nursing to augment and enhance their capacity to conduct research in health promotion and disease prevention, improving quality of life, eliminating health disparities, end of life and bio-behavioral methods relevant to the NINR Strategic Plan.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. The NINR expects to make 3 awards during FY 2009, with total funding of approximately $1,500,000 over the two-year period of FY 2009 and 2010.
Budget and Project Period. Budgets for direct costs of up to $500,000 per year and project duration of up to two years may be requested.
Eligibility:  US schools of nursing are eligible.
Number of applications:  Only one application per institution will be accepted.

National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM)

Barbara C. Sorkin, PhD
Program Officer
Division of Extramural Research
Phone: 301-594 8018
FAX: 301-480 3621 
Email:sorkinb@mail.nih.gov

George Tucker
Chief, Grants Management Branch
Phone: 301- 594-9102
FAX: 301- 480-2419 
Email: gt35v@nih.gov

Barbara C. Sorkin, PhD
Program Officer
Division of Extramural Research
National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine
National Institutes of Health
6707 Democracy Blvd., Ste. 401
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: 301-594 8018
FAX: 301-480 3621 
Email:sorkinb@mail.nih.gov

Dale Dreer, PhD
Chief, Office of Scientific Review
Phone: 301-451-6570
Email: birkled@mail.nih.gov

NCCAM-Specific Information:
The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) offers the P30 Core Center Grant program to encourage US research institutions to enhance interdisciplinary research in their CAM and/or integrative medicine programs by providing start-up packages for promising, newly-independent faculty with outstanding potential for a career in integrative medicine research.  Priority will be given to new hires likely to focus on research areas prioritized by NCCAM.  For information on current NCCAM research priorities, please see the NCCAM website. 
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. The NCCAM expects to make between 2 and 3 awards, with total funding of approximately $2 million over the two-year period of FY 2009 and 2010.
Budget and Project Period. Budgets for direct costs of up to $500,000 per year and project duration of up to two years may be requested, for a maximum of $1,000,000 direct costs over a two-year project period.
Eligibility: Academic Institutions with active Integrative Medicine or Complementary and Alternative Medicine research programs are eligible.
Number of applications:  Only one application per institution will be accepted.
Other information:  NCCAM requires that any faculty members hired under this initiative receive joint appointment(s) with other academic units at the applicant institution, allowing new faculty access to University-wide research resources and core facilities, and to serve as mentors for graduate programs affiliated with other academic units.


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