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Newsletter No. 46 -- May 2001

ITEMS OF INTEREST TO THE IMAGING RESEARCH COMMUNITY:

Society of Nuclear Medicine Meeting, June 24-27, 2001; NCI Booth: Number 1138

HiRES 2001 Meeting: URL: http://www.ornl.gov/HiRes2001/

NIH

  1. IMPLEMENTATION OF THE REVISED AMERICAN VETERINARY MEDICAL ASSOCIATION PANEL ON EUTHANASIA REPORT (NOT-OD-01-029)
    This notice provides guidance to institutions with PHS Animal Welfare Assurances regarding implementation of the 2000 Report of the AVMA Panel on Euthanasia.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-01-029.html
  2. FORMAT OF GRANT AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENT APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED TO NIH Release Date: May 4, 2001 (Supercedes January 8, 2001 version) (NOT-OD-01-037)
    In the recent receipt cycle, more than 200 applications (of approximately 14,000 processed) were identified that did not meet the format requirements and these were RETURNED for submission in the next cycle.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-01-037.html
  3. SPECIALIZED PROGRAMS OF RESEARCH EXCELLENCE (SPOREs) Web Site
    The Organ Systems Branch is pleased to announce the SPOREs web site is now available to the public at http://spores.nci.nih.gov
  4. MOUSE MODELS OF HUMAN CANCER CONSORTIUM Web Site
    The URL for the public site is: http://mmhcc.nci.nih.gov.
  5. CHEMOPREVENTION OF TOBACCO-RELATED CANCERS IN FORMER SMOKERS: PRECLINICAL STUDIES (NCI) (RFA-CA-02-008)
    Letter of Intent Receipt Date: June 25, 2001; Application Receipt Date: July 30, 2001
    The Division of Cancer Prevention, NCI, invites applications for new R01 and R21 grants and competitive supplements to existing grants to apply protocols which mimic the former smoker condition to preclinical animal models.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-02-008.html
  6. CHEMOPREVENTION OF TOBACCO-RELATED CANCERS IN FORMER SMOKERS: CLINICAL STUDIES (NCI) (RFA-CA-02-009)
    Letter of Intent Receipt Date: June 25, 2001; Application Receipt Date: July 30, 2001
    The purpose of this initiative is to fund clinical research to develop effective chemopreventive strategies that reduce the risk of tobacco-related cancers in former smokers.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-02-009.html
  7. COOPERATIVE MULTICENTER TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURY CLINICAL TRIALS NETWORK (RFA-HD-01-007)
    Letter of Intent Receipt Date: August 10, 2001; Application Receipt Date: October 17, 2001
    The National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research (NCMRR) at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) invite applications from investigators interested in participating with the NICHD under a Cooperative Agreement (U01) in a multicenter clinical trials research Network program.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-HD-01-007.html
  8. NIDDK EXPANDED AWARDS FOR SBIR-AT-NIDDK (PA-01-093)
    The NIDDK encourages the small business community to participate in the research and development of cutting-edge approaches, technologies, tools, methods, devices, cells, biomolecules and biomaterials that can be used in the study and/or treatment of diseases in the mission of the NIDDK. Because the length of time and cost of research involving the development of advanced technologies may exceed those normally awarded for SBIR grants, this announcement serves to expand the allowable time and funding level requested for SBIR grants assigned to NIDDK (SBIR-AT-NIDDK).
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-01-093.html
  9. SHARED RESOURCES FOR SCIENTISTS NOT AT NCI FUNDED CANCER CENTERS (RFA-CA-01-020)
    Letter of Intent Receipt Date: June 5, 2001; Application Receipt Date: July 10, 2001
    This Request for Application (RFA) requests applications to establish cancer-related research resources to provide new sources of technical support and research materials to advance cancer research.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-CA-01-020.html
  10. ALLOWABILITY OF FACILITIES AND ADMINISTRATIVE (F&A) COSTS FOR FOREIGN AND INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (NIH) (NOT-OD-01-028)
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-01-028.html
  11. PUBLICATION GRANTS FOR PREPARATION OF SCHOLARLY DOCUMENTS
    (NLM)(RFA-LM-01-003)
    Letter of Intent Receipt Date: June 11, 2001; Application Receipt Date: July 11, 2001
    The National Library of Medicine (NLM) plans to award small grants for up to three years to provide salary support and other assistance for the preparation of book-length manuscripts and other scholarly documents with information of value to U.S. health professionals.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-LM-01-003.html
  12. RESTLESS LEGS SYNDROME AND PERIODIC LIMB MOVEMENT DISORDER (NINDS, NHLBI, NIA, NIMH) (PA-01-086)
    The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the National Institute on Aging, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and the National Institute of Mental Health encourage investigator-initiated research grant applications to study restless legs syndrome (RLS) and periodic limb movement disorder (PLMD), in which central dopamine mechanisms may be involved.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-01-086.html
  13. RESEARCH SUPPLEMENTS FOR UNDERREPRESENTED MINORITIES (PA-01-079)
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-01-079.html
  14. RESEARCH SUPPLEMENTS FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES (PA-01-080)
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-01-080.html
  15. SUPPLEMENTS TO PROMOTE REENTRY INTO BIOMEDICAL AND BEHAVIORAL RESEARCH CAREERS (PA-01-081)
    There are administrative supplements to research grants to support individuals with high potential to reenter an active research career after taking time off to care for children or attend to other family responsibilities.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-01-081.html
  16. INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR POTENTIAL APPLICANTS AND CURRENT AWARDEES TO THE NCRR EXTRAMURAL RESEARCH FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION PROGRAM (NOT-RR-01-007)
    The Division of Research Infrastructure (DRI) of the National Center for Research Resources (NCRR) announces a workshop for potential applicants to the FY 2002 "Extramural Research Facilities Construction Projects" Program. The workshop will be held starting at 8:00 a.m. on July 16, 2001, at the Lister Hill Center Auditorium, Building 38A, on the NIH Campus in Bethesda, Maryland.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-RR-01-007.html
  17. BASIC AND APPLIED RESEARCH RELATED TO ADHD(PA-01-083)
    NIMH, NIAAA, NIDA, NIEHS
    The participating institutes seek to encourage investigator-initiated research to enhance the scientific understanding of underlying mechanisms and risk processes related to ADHD and their implication for the development of effective interventions.
    URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-01-083.html

Other Government Agenices

  1. DOD Breast Cancer Research Innovator Awards
    Letter of Intent: May 30, 2001; Application Deadline: June 13, 2001
    The Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) is establishing a new award in its battle against breast cancer, the Innovator Award.
    URL: http://cdmrp.army.mil/
  2. NIST RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT -- ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM NATIONAL MEETING, June 3-5, 2001, Baltimore Maryland
    URL: http://www.atp.nist.gov/2001meeting/2001meeting.htm
  3. FACULTY EARLY CAREER DEVELOPMENT (CAREER) PROGRAM (NSF)
    (NSF0184)
    URL: http://www.nsf.gov/cgi-bin/getpub?nsf0184
    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ'S) ABOUT THE FACULTY EARLY CAREER DEVELOPMENT
    URL: http://www.nsf.gov/cgi-bin/getpub?nsf0197
  4. Development and Demonstration of Long-Term Improvements in Accelerator and/or Reactor Production of Ac-225/B1-213 Generators
    Solicitation: DE-SC05-01OR22872; Due Date: June 6, 2001
    The Office of Isotopes for Medicine and Science is soliciting responses to this Notice of Program Interest for development and demonstration programs for long-term improvements in accelerator and/or reactor production of Ac-225/Bi-213 generators.
    URL: http://doe-iips.pr.doe.gov/

Other Agenices

  1. RSNA REVISED ROENTGEN CENTENNIAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
    Application Deadline: August 10, 2001
    To offer board certified physicians in the radiological specialties the opportunity to explore the regulatory and/or legislative processes of health care, research and education issues. AMOUNT:
    $150,000 for support of the fellow for a one year term.
    URL: http://www.rsna.org/research/foundation/revisedroentgen.html
  2. AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION RESEARCH FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES
    The American Heart Association supports research activities broadly related to cardiovascular function and diseases, stroke, or to related basic science, clinical, bioengineering/biotechnology and public health problems. Electronic submission of applications is required.
    Deadlines: See web site
    URL: http://www.americanheart.org/research/

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