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Women’s Interagency HIV Study (WIHS)

As part of National Institutes of Health (NIH) continuing efforts to provide useful resources for extramural awardees and applicants, answers have been compiled to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) that are anticipated surrounding the renewal and expansion of the Women's Interagency HIV Study (WIHS-V). The purpose of this FAQ site is to clarify issues that may arise and assist applicant institutions as they develop potential submissions to the recent Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) for WIHS-V.

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What is the maximum total costs and project period for WIHS-V applications?


Contact for Further Questions

Questions regarding this Q&A site should be directed to the NIAID Program Official (Joana Darc Roe). Other contacts are provided in the WIHS-V FOA.

Although WIHS is an observational, natural history study, recruitment information can be found on the website.

NIAID conducts and supports research—at NIH, throughout the United States, and worldwide—to study the causes of infectious and immune-mediated diseases, and to develop better means of preventing, diagnosing and treating these illnesses. News releases, fact sheets, and other NIAID-related materials are available on the NIAID website at

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Last Updated January 31, 2012

Last Reviewed October 13, 2011