NIH Limited Submission Funding Opportunity Notice: Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality and Morbidity
LOIs due to OVPR by April 23
The National Institutes of Health has announced a limited submissions grant competition, Addressing Racial Disparities in Maternal Mortality and Morbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional). Only one application per institution will be allowed; letters of intent will be reviewed and selected by the Office of the Vice President for Research.
This initiative will support multidisciplinary research examining mechanisms underlying racial and ethnic disparities in maternal mortality and morbidity, testing the efficacy and/or effectiveness of multi-level interventions, and/or research strategies to optimally and sustainably deliver proven-effective prevention and treatment interventions to reduce these disparities.
The timeline for this opportunity is as follows:
1. Letters of Intent for WSU internal review: Due Thursday, April 23, 2020.
2. Selected letter of intent must submit LOI to NIH by April 29, 2020.
3. Full application is due by 5 p.m., May 29, 2020.
To review the full RFA, please visit https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-MD-20-008.html?utm.
Interested applicants should submit a one page Letter of Intent that contains a listing of PI(s) and their affiliations, and a brief description of the proposed research plan via e-mail to Dr. Denise Figlewicz, assistant vice president for research, at email@example.com.
Examples of Specific Areas of Research Interest
Applications should be relevant to the objectives of the funding opportunity announcement and to at least one of the participating Institutes’ and Offices’ research interests. Researchers are strongly encouraged to review the general research interests and priorities of the participating ICs. Research topics of interest include but are not limited to:
In addition to the above areas of interest, interests of selected participating Institutes and Centers (ICs) are summarized below. Applicants are encouraged to contact the Scientific/Research contact at the intended IC to ensure that proposed aims of the project are consistent with IC mission and priorities.
Additional interests of selected participating Institutes and Centers are summarized in the grant announcement.