Updated FOAs: Titles Tell You Yes, No, or Maybe About Clinical Trials

NIH continues to update funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) to prepare for the transition to FORMS-E and accommodate policy changes affecting applications with due dates on or after January 25, 2018. 

As part of the updates, NIH is issuing (or reissuing) FOAs with titles that specify whether clinical trials are (CTs) optional, required, or not allowed.

Here are a few examples:

If you’re planning to submit an application with a due date during the transition period from FORMS-D to FORMS-E, be sure that you are:

More updated FOAs are on the way, so you may want to keep checking the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts or our list of Funding Opportunities that we support.

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