MIDCAREER INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN PATIENT-ORIENTED RESEARCH (K24):  
ADDENDUM
 
RELEASE DATE:  August 21, 2003

NOTICE:  NOT-EB-03-008

National Institute for Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
 (http://www.nibib.nih.gov/) 

This addendum is to add the National Institute for Biomedical Imaging 
and Bioengineering (NIBIB) as a participating institute on program 
announcement PA-00-005, which was released in the NIH guide for grants 
and contracts on October 8, 1999 at 
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-005.html 

The mission of the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and 
Bioengineering (NIBIB) is to improve health by supporting and 
conducting interdisciplinary research and training in biomedical 
imaging and bioengineering.  This is achieved through supporting the 
development and translation of emerging technologies that enable 
fundamental biomedical discoveries and facilitate early disease 
detection and management.  More specifically, the NIBIB plans, conducts 
and supports an integrated and coordinated program of research and 
research training that can be applied to an individual or to a broad 
spectrum of biological processes, disorders, and diseases and across 
organ systems.  The research promoted and supported by NIBIB is 
strongly synergistic with the other NIH Institutes and Centers as well 
as across government agencies, and has the potential for direct 
positive medical application. Ultimately, NIBIB seeks to translate 
research findings from the laboratory into practical solutions that 
will benefit the public health.  
 
For more information about the different NIBIB scientific programs, see 
our website at (http://www.nibib.nih.gov).

As described in the NIH K24 program announcement 
(http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-005.html), the NIBIB 
will provide salary for the award recipient for levels of effort 
between 25 and 50 percent.  The actual salary provided by the award is 
based on the candidate's full time, 12-month institutional salary and 
the level of effort requested up to the maximum legislated salary rate 
in effect at the time of the award 
(http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/not-od-03-034.html).  
The NIBIB will also allow research costs up to $40,000 per year. 

The following are NIBIB contacts:

Direct inquiries regarding scientific and programmatic issues to:

Meredith D. Temple-O'Connor, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Division of Interdisciplinary Training
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
National Institutes of Health/DHHS
6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 200, MSC 5477
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: 301-451-4792
Fax: 301-480-4973
Email: templem@mail.nih.gov 

Direct inquiries regarding review matters to:

David T. George, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Scientific Review
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
National Institutes of Health/DHHS
6707 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 920, 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 

Direct inquiries regarding fiscal matters to:

Florence Turska
Grants Management Specialist
Grants Management Branch
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
National Institutes of Health/DHHS
6707 Democracy Blvd., Suite 920, MSC 5469
Bethesda, MD  20892
Telephone:  (301) 496-9314
FAX:  (301) 480-4974
Email:  ft7p@nih.gov


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