Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Faculty Diversity in Biomedical Research

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By Mary Gilbert posted 06-10-2021 13:37

  

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) invites applications to enhance the pool of highly trained investigators from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in research areas of interest to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. The career development will take place under the guidance of an experienced mentor in the biomedical, behavioral, or clinical sciences leading to research independence. It is targeted toward individuals whose basic, clinical, and translational research interests are grounded in the advanced methods and experimental approaches needed to solve problems related to cardiovascular, pulmonary, and hematologic diseases and sleep disorders in the general and health disparities populations.

This FOA invites applications from institutions with eligible faculty members to undertake special study and supervised research under a mentor who is an accomplished investigator in the research area proposed and has experience in developing independent investigators.

This FOA is designed specifically for candidates proposing research that does not involve leading an independent clinical trial, a clinical trial feasibility study, or a separate ancillary clinical trial. Applicants to this FOA are permitted to propose research experience in a clinical trial led by a mentor or co-mentor. Applicants proposing a clinical trial or an ancillary study to an ongoing clinical trial as lead investigator should apply to the companion FOA.

Key Dates

Open Date (Earliest Submission Date): September 14, 2021

Application Due Date(s): October 14, 2021; February 11, 2022; October 13, 2022; February 14, 2023; October 13, 2023; and February 13, 2024, by 5:00 pm local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this FOA are due on these dates. Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.

AIDS Application Due Date(s): January 7, 2022; May 7, 2022, January 7, 2023, May 7, 2023, January 7, 2024, May 7, 2024, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of AIDS and AIDS-related applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on these dates. Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.


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