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Learn Procedures for Extramural and Intramural Researchers To Collaborate

Because intramural researchers are government employees, additional rules and regulations apply to their involvement on research projects supported by NIH extramural grant funding.
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Opportunities and Resources

NIAID is interested in research on strategies needed to adapt the HIV/AIDS response through agile and innovative support of prevention, care, and maintenance of sustained HIV viral suppression during the COVID-19 pandemic.
There is an urgent unmet need to further understand the physiological mechanisms involved in the initiation and downstream events of injury after acute exposure to many chemicals identified as public health threats.

In The News

You may have a temporary extension to your eligibility for NIAID Career Transition Awards (K22) and NIH or NIAID Pathway to Independence Awards (K99/R00).
If you’re considering applying, tune in for either of two webinars scheduled for July 23 at 9 a.m. Eastern Time, and July 26 at 12 noon Eastern Time.
NIH expects grant recipients who request changes to the principal investigator, key personnel, or recipient institution to include notification when the requested changes are related to concerns about safety or issues related to sexual harassment, bullying, and other hostile working conditions.
Consider applying if you’re able to propose experimental science clinical trials addressing questions important to the AIDS Clinical Trials Group's HIV cure agenda, like quantifying and characterizing HIV reservoirs.
President Biden recently proposed creating the Advanced Research Projects Agency for Health (ARPA-H) as a new science organization within NIH, with a mission to accelerate biomedical innovation and adoption of technologies and approaches.

Advice Corner

You can make an initial assessment of the estimated project start date based on the funding opportunity announcement through which you’re applying, but you shouldn’t assume we will make your award on the earliest possible start date from initial estimates.

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