Federal & Foundation Assistance Monitor

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System to Expand Self-Harm Data Gathering

The program will assist the National Syndromic Surveillance Program in improving its gathering of national self-inflicted injury data from the nation’s emergency departments. Currently, the system captures data from about 65% of all emergency department visits. The purpose is to support: (1) NSSP in building its infrastructure to improve data gathering; and (2) quarterly queries designed to identify self-harm cases at emergency departments.

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$50M to Fund Multi-Site Water Study

The program supports a multi-site study on the human health effects of exposures to drinking water contaminated with PFAS. Study sites may include communities using PFAS-contaminated private residential wells or public water systems.

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Network to Improve Flu Forecasting

The program supports research to advance the accuracy and communication of seasonal and pandemic influenza forecasts. It will establish a network of Influenza Forecasting Centers of Excellence to conduct the studies and improve forecasts at the national, regional, and state levels.

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Ryan White Account Sees Funding Increase

The program expands the capacity and infrastructure of organizations providing high quality services to people with HIV infection or who are at risk of infection in underserved or rural communities. Funds may not be used for long-term activities. Instead, the activities should be of a short-term nature and completed by the end of the grant period.

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$15M to Develop HEAL Network

The program supports research on the impact of pre- and postnatal substance exposure on brain, social and behavioral development, mental illness and substance use. Awardees will be expected to participate in several grantee meetings to share lessons learned and begin to develop the network of sites needed to conduct these studies.

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Incubators to Assist Low-Income Individuals

The program supports social enterprise incubators to develop new products, services and commercial activities resulting in new positions for individuals with low incomes. These incubators also will address the personal and community barriers that must be overcome to help individuals with low incomes become self- sufficient.

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Technologies to Boost NIH Research

The program supports non-commercial lab-to-user dissemination of novel, reliable imaging and bioengineering technologies, including devices, software, methods and chemical agents. Proposed technologies should have been prototyped, validated and are potentially highly impactful to the research community.

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Audiologists to Conduct Human Studies

The program supports research and career development experiences for promising Au.D./Ph.D. audiologists who have the potential to become independent investigators in scientific health-related research fields relevant to NIDCD’s mission. This competition is designed specifically for applicants proposing to lead basic science experimental studies involving humans.

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Laboratories to Develop Substance Abuse Therapies

The program supports the creation of laboratories with expertise and resources to conduct early clinical evaluation of potential pharmacotherapies for substance use disorders. The goal is to accelerate the clinical development of these types of medication. Pharmacotherapies are therapies using pharmaceutical drugs.

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Universities to Provide Biomedical Experiences

The program supports small scale research grants at public and private colleges and universities that do not receive substantial funding from the NIH. Applicants must plan to use the funding to provide biomedical research experiences for undergraduate students and enhance the research environment at their institution. Eligible colleges and universities must award baccalaureate science degrees and have received less than $6 million per year of NIH support in four of the last seven fiscal years.

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