To Members of Medical-Scientific Community,
The NIH announced the allocation of $200 million to support hundreds of 2-year, $1 million challenge grants:
This new program will support research on 'high priority challenge topics' that would benefit from significant 2-year jumpstart funds. The complete list can be viewed online:
The earliest date an application may be submitted to grants.gov is March 27, 2009. Applications are due on April 27, 2009. Peer review will take place over the summer and grants will be announced in the fall. Eligible US organizations/institutions are listed in the request for applications.
We encourage you to contact the program officer(s) listed under each topic area for additional information and to discuss potential projects.