Notice Number: NOT-MH-10-013
Release Date: May 20, 2010
National Institute of Mental Health (http://www.nimh.nih.gov)
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) intends to reissue the Request for Applications (RFA) for the Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists (BRAINS) award. This award is intended to support the research and research career development of promising Early Stage Investigators (as defined by NIH in NOT-OD-09-013) who plan to make a long term career commitment to research in specific mission areas of the NIMH. This award seeks to assist these individuals in launching an innovative clinical, translational, basic or services research program that holds the potential to profoundly transform the understanding, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of mental disorders. For FY 2011, the BRAINS program will focus on the research priorities and gap areas identified in the NIMH Strategic Plan (http://www.nimh.nih.gov/about/strategic-planning-reports/index.shtml).
This notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to develop meaningful collaborations and responsive projects.
The RFA is expected to be published in the summer of 2010. This RFA will utilize the R01award mechanism.
APPLICATIONS ARE NOT BEING SOLICITED AT THIS TIME.
Interested parties may contact:
Kathleen C. Anderson, Ph.D.
Division of Developmental Translational Research
National Institute of Mental Health
6001 Executive Boulevard, Room 6189, MSC 9617
Bethesda, MD 20892-9617
Telephone: (301) 443-5944
FAX: (301) 480-4415
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