Notice of Information on High-Priority Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) Research Areas

Notice Number: NOT-AI-13-065

Key Dates
Release Date: September 20, 2013

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Issued by
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Purpose

NIAID is issuing this Notice to highlight its interest in receiving grant applications focused on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus (MERS-CoV) research. Areas of high priority include, but are not limited to, the following:

Possible funding opportunities that can be used to pursue these research activities include:

For other NIAID funding opportunities that may become available in the coming months, please visit the NIAID Funding Opportunities website:  http://www.niaid.nih.gov/researchfunding/ann/pages/opps.aspx.

Please note that investigators interested in pursuing clinical research on MERS-CoV should review NIAID’s policy regarding Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials at the following website: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AI-10-024.html.  Clinical research activities will not be supported under the funding opportunities noted above.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Erik J. Stemmy, Ph.D.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Telephone: 301-402-3947
Email:  erik.stemmy@nih.gov

 


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