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NIH and Tribal Nations—Commitment and Collaboration

Regular, meaningful engagement with Tribal partners helps NIH ensure American Indians and Alaska Natives are well-represented in research and benefit from its outcomes.
NIAID Director Dr. Anthony Fauci and THRO Director Dr. David Wilson

Opportunities and Resources

NIAID encourages studies that facilitate early-stage assay development and demonstrate feasibility and clinical utility, followed by verification and late-stage method validation.
NIAID seeks contractors to support preclinical HIV research, develop pediatric formulations, and advance next-generation HIV prevention and treatment products.
Help improve treatment decisions for patients by honing drug susceptibility testing methods and thus reduce rates of drug-resistant tuberculosis in the community.
NIAID will sponsor facility improvements and building systems upgrades at existing biosafety level 3 and biosafety level 4 laboratories engaged in research on RNA viruses of pandemic potential.

In The News

Reviewers committed unusually high levels of effort in a short time to help NIAID identify and fund key research on innovative antiviral drug development targeting coronaviruses and other select RNA viruses.
We hope to gain insight into the current research landscape on sex differences in radiation injury, and specifically learn about challenges and gaps in the field.
Join us for a webinar on April 19, 2022, to discuss the review process for small business innovation research and small business technology transfer grant applications.
Nominees should be early-stage investigators who have made substantial, outstanding research contributions in areas related to sexual and gender minority health and are poised to become future leaders in the field.

Advice Corner

Three new high-scoring, successful G11 samples reflect excellent grantsmanship and serve as educational resources for other applicants and award administrators.

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