Notice of NICHD, NINDS, NIDCR and NIAID's Interest to Prioritize Zika Virus Research Areas

The Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), and National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) are issuing this Notice (NOT-HD-16-004) to highlight interest in research on Zika virus (ZIKV) as it relates to the mother-infant dyad and sequelae of infection. A related announcements is NOT-AI-16-026. Areas of high priority are included in this notice.

Possible funding opportunities that can be used to pursue these research activities include:

  • PA-16-031, Advancing Understanding, Prevention, and Management of Infections Transmitted from Women to their Infants (R21)
  • PA-16-032, Advancing Understanding, Prevention, and Management of Infections Transmitted from Women to their Infants (R01)
  • NOT-TW-16-001, Notice of Information: Parallel Funding Initiative for Collaborative Research Between Investigators in the USA and in the State of São Paulo, Brazil 
  • PAR-16-061, Natural History of Disorders Identifiable by Screening of Newborns (R01)
  • PAR-14-331, Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R21)
  • PAR-14-332, Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R01)
  • PAR-15-192 , Immune System Plasticity in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Complex Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Diseases (R01)
  • PAR-15-193, Immune System Plasticity in the Pathogenesis and Treatment of Complex Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Diseases (R21)
  • PA-13-302, (R01) Research Project Grant
  • PA-13-303, (R21) Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant  

Please direct all inquiries to the following individuals:

Nahida Chakhtoura, MD, MsGH, NICHD, 301.435.6872, nahida.chakhtoura@nih.gov

May Wong, PhD, NINDS, 301.496.1431, wongm@ninds.nih.gov

Lillian Shum, PhD, NIDCR, 301.594.0618, ShumL@mail.nih.gov

Walla Dempsey, PhD, NIAID, 240.292.4197, wdempsey@niaid.nih.gov

 

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