The program, overseen by NIH’s National Cancer Institute, supports research on early detection and improved healthcare for individuals at high risk of cancer due to an inherited genetic susceptibility. Applicants will focus on improving early detection, genetic testing, genetic counseling, and knowledge on the mechanisms and biomarkers associated with cancer development. Studies should include demonstration projects that will show how cancer screening programs can simultaneously save lives, improve quality of life, and reduce healthcare costs.
The program supports clinician and research scientists in conducting learning health system research to improve the quality and safety of patient care. A learning health system is research where all stakeholders, including providers, patients and families, are active participants in all elements of study.
The program supports basic research on how e-cigarettes affect human cells, tissues and organs. Studies should make use of human cells or specimens, and where appropriate, can utilize cell or animal models that are relevant to humans and well justified.
The program supports educational activities that enhance the diversity of the biomedical, behavioral and clinical research workforce. Applicants must focus on attracting individuals from underrepresented backgrounds to pursue careers in NIDDK areas.
The program supports the development of new and innovative multipurpose prevention technologies to prevent pregnancy and HIV infection in women. Applicants must have an industry partner.
These awards support traineeship programs engaging outstanding students to pursue and complete their degrees in USDA mission areas. Applications are being solicited from institutions that confer a graduate degree in at least one of the following areas: (1) animal and plant production; (2) forest resources; (3) agricultural educators and communicators; (4) agricultural management and economics; (5) food science and human nutrition; (6) sciences for agricultural biosecurity; and (7) training in integrative biosciences for sustainable food and agricultural systems.
The program supports collaborative research between Tribal Epidemiology Centers and extramural investigators on topics related to minority health and health disparities in American Indian/Alaska Native populations.
The program supports the study and discussion of important humanities sources about war, in the belief that these sources can help U.S. military veterans and others to think more deeply about the issues raised by war and military service.
These capital funds go to improve the nation's roads and bridges. Projects must have a significant impact on the national, region or major metropolitan area. The awards will range from $10,000 to $200 million each. State, tribal and local governments receive these grants.
The program supports scholarships to: (1) increase the multicultural diversity of the food and agricultural scientific and professional workforce; and (2) advance the educational achievement of all Americans by providing competitive grants to colleges and universities.
The program supports research on the health of transgender and gender nonconforming people of all ages, including both youth and adults who are questioning their gender identity and those individuals who are making or who have made a transition from being identified as one gender to the other. This group encompasses individuals whose gender identity differs from the sex on their original birth certificate or whose gender expression varies significantly from what is traditionally associated with or typical for that sex.
The program supports scholarships, fellowships and faculty development to ensure a properly trained nuclear workforce. The focus is on fields, such as nuclear science, engineering and technology, which design, construct, operate, and regulate nuclear facilities and the safe handling of nuclear materials.
The program supports universities in preparing to institute wide-ranging changes in humanities doctoral programs. Grantees will bring together various important constituencies to discuss and strategize, and then to produce plans that will transform scholarly preparation in the humanities at the doctoral level.
The program supports early-career faculty who have the potential to serve as academic role models in research and education and to lead advances in the mission of their department or organization. Activities pursued by early-career faculty should build a firm foundation for a lifetime of leadership in integrating education and research.
The program supports research to improve the health outcomes for individuals with deafness and other communication disorders. The research will focus on hearing, balance, smell, taste, voice, speech and language.
The program supports research on the effects of public policies on health-related behaviors and outcomes associated with alcohol, marijuana and other substances. The overall goal is to advance understanding of how public policy may serve as a tool for improving public health and welfare through its effects on behaviors and outcomes pertaining to alcohol and other drugs.
The program supports research on: (1) advancing understanding of how mental health affects HIV prevention and treatment to identify intervention targets; and (2) developing and pilot testing expanded interventions to improve both mental health and HIV outcomes along the entire HIV care continuum.
Grantees will plan and implement projects directly related to the processing and marketing of value-added products. Generating new products, creating and expanding marketing opportunities and increasing producer income are the end goals of the program. A 50% match is required.
These funds supplement federal formula funding to provide a continuum of care for people living with HIV disease who are primarily low income, underserved, uninsured and underinsured. Grantees must provide core medical services and supportive services.
The program expands the national capacity for research in the health sciences. It supports institutions: offering doctorate degrees in the health professions or in a health-related science; having a historical and current commitment to educating underrepresented students; and delivering health care services to medically underserved communities.
The program supports research to develop strategies to detect HIV either within the first two weeks of infection or to monitor viral rebound after stopping or developing resistance to antiretroviral therapy. Applications should propose simple diagnostic tools that would be feasible for a self-testing platform to allow untrained individuals to detect HIV. Interdisciplinary collaborations including biomedical, physical and behavioral sciences are highly encouraged.
The BRAIN initiative supports research to understand human brain function. This solicitation will fund efforts addressing core ethical issues associated with research focused on the human brain and resulting from emerging technologies and advancements supported by the initiative.
The program supports improvements to the system of care for those at risk for suicide. Applicants will implement comprehensive, culturally informed, multi-setting approaches to suicide prevention in Indian health systems.
The program supports research on oral HIV vaccines. The ultimate goal is to develop strategies to be tested in HIV vaccine trials.
The program supports research training and career development for junior PhDs and MDs in AIDS co-morbidities, cell and gene therapies for HIV cure and prevention of HIV transfusion transmission. he proposed programs should demonstrate effective collaboration between infectious disease and cardiovascular, pulmonary/intensive care, hematology and sleep researchers.
Patients with many disabilities report problems sleeping, but specific sleep disorders are often not diagnosed. Sleep affects many physiological and behavioral parameters, including depression, anxiety, pain, cancer, cardiovascular changes, immune function. NIH, therefore, believes sleep disorders should be diagnosed and appropriately treated to maximize benefit of rehabilitation. This program will fund research on ways to best approach this complexity in the context of medical rehabilitation for a primary, non-sleep disorder.
AmeriCorps grants are awarded to eligible organizations proposing to engage AmeriCorps members in evidence-based or evidence-informed interventions to strengthen communities. An AmeriCorps member is an individual who engages in community service through an approved national service position.
The program supports research on fossil energy. Proposed projects must design, construct and operate large-scale pilots involving new technologies to improve coal powered system performance, efficiency and cost of electricity.
ROSS-SC assists public and Indian housing residents in making progress towards economic and housing self-sufficiency. To accomplish this goal, ROSS provides funding to eligible applicants to hire service coordinators to assess the needs of public and Indian housing residents and link them to supportive services to enable them to increase earned income, reduce or eliminate the need for welfare assistance and make progress toward achieving economic dependence and housing self-sufficiency. For elderly and disabled residents, the services coordinators link participants to supportive services that enable them to age or remain in-place thereby avoiding costly forms of care.
Choice Neighborhoods employs a comprehensive approach to neighborhood transformation. The grants will implement comprehensive neighborhood revitalization plans to achieve three core goals
The new pilot program will benefit communities at high risk for rail trespassing related incidents and casualties. The objective is to develop an effective safety program by funding law enforcement agencies in implementing activities aimed at reducing trespassing on the rail rights of way. Grantees will report on these activities to FRA.
The program supports research on improving access and affordability to hearing health care by adults. The goal is to deliver better hearing health care outcomes in adults.
The program supports research to open new areas of HIV/AIDS research relevant to drug abuse and new avenues for prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS among drug abusers. The term avant-garde is used to describe highly innovative approaches that have the potential to be transformative. The proposed research should reflect approaches and ideas that are substantially different from those already being pursued.
The program encourages applications that propose to examine associations between nutrition and alcohol-related health outcomes in humans and animal models. The goal is to stimulate a broad range of research on the role of nutrition in the development, prevention and treatment of a variety of alcohol-related health outcomes.
The program supports research examining aspects of marijuana and prescription opioid and benzodiazepine use in adults aged 50 and older. Researchers will focus on two distinct populations of older adults: (1) individuals with earlier onset of drug use who are now entering this stage of adult development; and (2) individuals who initiate drug use after the age of 50.