National Institutes of Health Operations Under the Sequester

Dr. Sally Rockey, Deputy Director for Extramural Research at NIH, posted the message below to her blog.


National Institutes of Health (NIH) Webinar on Sept. 7: Fundamentals of the NIH Grants Process

UNH is hosting a National Institutes of Health (NIH) Webinar on Friday, Sept. 7 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. in MUB Theater I.

Natl. Inst. of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Education Program Grants (R25) Available

This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) will support the creation of educational opportunities for undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows in areas of biomedical or behavioral research of particular interest to the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) , while fostering the career development of these students and fellows.

National Robotics Initiative - New Multi-agency Program of NSF, NASA, NIH, and USDA

To accelerate the development and use of robots in the United States that work beside, or cooperatively with, people, several federal agencies have jointly announced the National Robotics Initiative.  

White Papers Solicited by New Multi-Sponsor Collaboration for Assessing Mobile Health (mHealth) Interventions and Technologies

mHealth Evidence,  a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, McKesson Foundation, the National Science Foundation and the Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research at NIH, is soliciting white papers on alternative test designs to the traditional randomized control trial that could be applied to Mobile health (mHealth) intervention research or on techniques for analyzing the rich longitudinal data sets that can be obtained from mHealth technologies.

With $1.1M NIH Grant, UNH Prof Sheds Light on Blindness

Rick Cote, professor and chair of the department of molecular, cellular, and biomedical sciences at the University of New Hampshire, has received $1.1 million from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his ongoing research on one of the proteins that causes retinitis pigmentosa, a leading inherited cause of vision loss and blindness.  Learn more...

NIH eRA Commons Information: Act Now to Retain Your Citations

The NIH eRA Commons has been working with the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) to provide a new online bibliography portal.   In completing the integration of eRA Commons and NCBI, citations that were manually entered into Commons will become unavailable as of October 22, 2010.  To retain these citations for any future use in the Commons, PIs must transfer them to an NCBI account.

NIH Eliminates Error-Correction Window for Submissions

NIH, along with AHRQ and NIOSH, has announced it will eliminate the two-day error correction window for proposals with due dates on or after January 25, 2011.  As a consequence of this change, there will no longer be the opportunity to correct eRA Commons identified errors/warnings and resubmit a application after the deadline.  Applications that are not successfully validated by and eRA Commons by 5 p.m.


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