OSP FO# 11-207

AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS)/National Institutes of Health (NIH)/Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

PROGRAM: NICHD Program Project Grant (P01)

OBJECTIVES: This program provides funding for innovative, multidisciplinary, interactive, and synergistic program project (P01) grant applications to support research on reproductive, developmental, behavioral, social, and rehabilitative processes that determine the health or functioning of newborns, infants, children, adults, families, and populations.

The NICHD invites P01 applications in any research area relevant to the mission of the Institute as represented by its program areas. The research interests of NICHD are described in more detail at: http://www.nichd.nih.gov/research/org/supported_by.cfm.

DEADLINES: September 25, January 25, and May 25 annually until September 8, 2013

FUNDING INFORMATION: For new applications, the first-year cap is $750,000 direct costs, with a cumulative cap of $4 million direct costs over a 5-year period. For competing continuation applications, the first-year direct cost maximum is either $750,000 or an amount 10% above the direct costs awarded in the last non-competing year, whichever is greater. In addition, there is a cumulative cap of $5 million in direct costs over a 5-year award period. For the purpose of funding caps, the calculation of total direct costs may exclude all facilities and administrative (indirect) costs, including those indirect costs associated with subcontracts.

Gilman Grave, M.D.
Director, Center for Research for Mothers and Children (CRMC)
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
Executive Building, Room 4B05
6100 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7510
Bethesda, Maryland 20892-7510
Telephone: (301) 496-5097
E-mail: graveg@mail.nih.gov
Web: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-10-245.html

REMARKS: Complete program guidelines and application material (PAR-10-245 and PHS 398) may be obtained from the web site listed above or from the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP). Please distribute this notice to any faculty or staff members who might be interested in the information. For more information, please contact the OSP at X3-4365 or ospinfo@bu.edu, or visit the OSP web site at http://www.bu.edu/osp.