Program announcement from NIH

Posted in Uncategorized on August 29, 2015 by landdgrantblog
  • AHRQ Health Services Research Projects: Making Health Care Safer in Ambulatory Care Settings and Long Term Care Facilities (R01)
    (PA-15-339)
    Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
    Application Receipt/Submission Date(s): Multiple dates, see announcement.

NINDS Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity in Neuroscience Research (K22)
(PAR-15-338)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
Application Receipt/Submission Date(s): Multiple dates, see announcement

RFAs from NIH this week

Posted in Uncategorized on August 29, 2015 by landdgrantblog
  • Urinary Stone Disease Research Network: Clinical Centers (USDRN-CCs) (Collaborative U01)
    (RFA-DK-15-004)
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
    Application Receipt Date(s): November 18, 2015
  • Urinary Stone Disease Research Network: Scientific Data Research Center (USDRN-SDRC) (Collaborative U01)
    (RFA-DK-15-005)
    National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
    Application Receipt Date(s): November 18, 2015
  • National Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance Competitive Grants Program: Regional Center Grants to Enhance Food Safety
    (RFA-FD-16-005)
    Food and Drug Administration
    Application Receipt Date(s): November 02, 2015
  • BRAIN Initiative: Short Courses in Computational Neuroscience (R25)
    (RFA-MH-16-700)
    National Institute of Mental Health
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
    National Eye Institute
    National Institute on Aging
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
    Application Receipt Date(s): November 06, 2015
  • BRAIN Initiative: Technology Sharing and Propagation (R03)
    (RFA-MH-16-725)
    National Institute of Mental Health
    National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
    National Eye Institute
    National Institute on Aging
    National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
    National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
    National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
    Application Receipt Date(s): January 06, 2016
  • Abuse Liability Associated with Reduced Nicotine Content Tobacco Products (R01)
    (RFA-OD-15-006)
    Office of Disease Prevention
    U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Center for Tobacco Products
    National Cancer Institute
    National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
    Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
    Application Receipt Date(s): December 11, 2015

This week’s notices from NIH

Posted in Uncategorized on August 29, 2015 by landdgrantblog
  • OMB Approval for Form Changes Underway – Continue to Use Current Forms Until Further Notice
    (NOT-OD-15-146) National Institutes of Health
  • eRA Commons Help Desk Rebranded as eRA Service Desk
    (NOT-OD-15-147) National Institutes of Health
  • Notice of Change to PAR-15-316 “Limited Competition for the Renewal of the National Cell Repository of Alzheimer’s Disease (NRCAD) (U24)”
    (NOT-AG-15-014)
    National Institute on Aging
  • Notice of Correction in PA-15-312 “Research to Advance Vaccine Safety (R01)”
    (NOT-AI-15-052)
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Notice of Correction in PA-15-313 “Research to Advance Vaccine Safety (R21)”
    (NOT-AI-15-053)
    National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
  • Notice of Change to Funding Opportunity PA-15-305 “Supplements to Support Evaluation of the NCI Cancer Genomics Cloud Pilots (Admin Supp)”
    (NOT-CA-15-028)
    National Cancer Institute
  • Notice to Extend the Expiration Date of PAR-12-251 “Behavioral Science Track Award for Rapid Transition (B/START) (R03)”
    (NOT-DA-15-079)
    National Institute on Drug Abuse
  • Notice of Termination of RFA-FD-15-034 ” National Training, Education, Extension, Outreach, and Technical Assistance Competitive Grants Program: Regional Center Grants to Enhance Food Safety (R01)”
    (NOT-FD-15-013)
    Food and Drug Administration
  • Notice of Extension of the Response Date for NOT-MD-15-014 “Request for Information (RFI): Interdisciplinary Training in Health Disparities Science”
    (NOT-MD-15-018)
    National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities
  • NINDS Announces Interest in Large Randomized Emergency Care Clinical Trials
    (NOT-NS-15-039)
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
  • Clarifications for PAR-15-303 “Occupational Safety and Health Education and Research Centers (T42)”
    (NOT-OH-15-011)
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
  • Notice of Correction to Application Instructions in PAR-15-304 “Clinical and Translational Science Award (U54)”
    (NOT-TR-15-019)
    National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences
  • Notice of Participation of Additional NIH Components in PAR-15-292 ” Emerging Global Leader Award (K43)”
    (NOT-TW-15-004)
    John E. Fogarty International Center
    National Human Genome Research Institute
    National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
    National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
    National Institute of Mental Health
    National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
    Office of Research on Women’s Health

National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost-Share Grant Program

Posted in Uncategorized on August 28, 2015 by landdgrantblog

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SYNOPSIS:
The sponsor provides funding to support urban and community forestry projects on nonfederal public land that have a national or widespread impact and application. The sponsor anticipates that approximately $900,000 in grant funds will be awarded through the 2016 National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost-Share Grant Program.

Program Objectives
OBJECTIVES:
The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council seeks innovative (new, cutting-edge or builds upon existing studies) grant proposals for program development, study, and collaboration that will address strategies in the Ten Year Action Plan. Specifically for this Request for Proposals, the Council is considering proposals to address the following priority issues:

–Analysis and Solutions for Development and Redevelopment Impacts on Urban and Community Forests;

–Building Human Health Through Urban and Community Forestry;

–Climate Change and Its Impact on Trees and Water.

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Information and News: Disaster Planning and Responses

Posted in Uncategorized on August 28, 2015 by landdgrantblog

Integrating Librarians into Local Disaster Management and Training

National Library of Medicine

The recording and presentation materials of the August 13, 2015 webinar are now available online. During this call, Brian Bunnett, Chair, Public Services Department, from the Cunningham Memorial Library at Indiana State University spoke about the library’s current Disaster Health Information Outreach and Collaboration Project. The Library, in partnership with Vigo County Emergency Management, has been exploring roles for integrating librarians into the planning and response activities of local disaster management groups and developing training sessions using disaster health information resources from the National Library of Medicine.

http://disasterinfo.nlm.nih.gov/dimrc/dismeetings.html#previous15

 

Measuring America: How Ready Are We?

To better understand the needs of first responders and other emergency workers, the 2013 American Housing Survey asked US residents how prepared they were for disasters.  This infographic provides a summary of how citizens answered questions on their preparedness levels.

http://www.census.gov/library/infographics/how_ready_are_we.html

http://www.homelandsecurity.org/node/3769

 

How Ebola-vaccine success could reshape clinical-trial policy

Nature, August 4, 2015

This brief free full text article in Nature provides an overview of vaccine development through clinical trials during Ebola. The “fast-track” approach to setting up a clinical trial used during the Ebola outbreak has led to recommendations for future research on vaccines in general.

http://www.nature.com/news/how-ebola-vaccine-success-could-reshape-clinical-trial-policy-1.18121

 

New in DisasterLit

 

Handling the Death of a Colleague

Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma, August 2015

In response to the August 26, 2015 WDBJ television station shooting in Virginia, the Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma has released this tipsheet for journalists coping with the death of a colleague. It offers guidance on immediate issues that journalists may need to address, including understanding the challenges, healthy ways to cope, and how to be a supportive colleague.

http://disasterlit.nlm.nih.gov/search/?searchTerms=ID%3A11092&search.x=47&search.y=18&search=Search

Jump Start: Accelerating Government Response to a National Biological Crisis

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Center for Health Security, July 2015

This 64-page document examines a scenario in which the United States is suddenly faced with a newly emerged intentional biological threat (biothreat) that could produce catastrophic public health consequences and threaten the economy, government, and social structure. This scenario was presented to 71 leaders who were asked what near-term and long-term policies and programs they would recommend in response to such an emerging crisis. The report condenses the best ideas into a set of proposals for leadership.

http://disasterlit.nlm.nih.gov/search/?searchTerms=ID%3A11049&search.x=0&search.y=0&search=Search

SAMHSA: Pitching Prevention

Posted in Uncategorized on August 27, 2015 by landdgrantblog
SAMHSA’s Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT)

 

Access Information and Materials

Pitching Prevention
National Webinar Series
Thank you for registering for the National Webinar, Session 2. Prevention Messaging in Action: Stories from the Field. We appreciate your interest and look forward to your participation in Thursday’s event.
When

Date: August 27, 2015

Time: 3:00 p.m. ET / 2:00 p.m. CT / 1:00 p.m. MT / 12:00 p.m. PT

Duration: 90 minutes

Description

Session 2 is designed to help practitioners practice the skills they need to promote their prevention efforts to diverse audiences, drawing on best practice from the research literature and case examples from the field.

Access

To access the event in Adobe Connect, go to:

http://edc.adobeconnect.com/pitchingprevention
To connect to audio:

Dial: 888-211-6492; no passcode required
We recommend that you test your connection prior to the start of the webinar. To test your connection, go to:
http://edc.adobeconnect.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.
You must have Adobe Flash Player (v11 or later) installed on your computer to participate.
To download this, go to: http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/.

To review Adobe Connect’s Visual Quick Start Guide, go to:
https://seminars.adobeconnect.com/_a227210/vqs-participants/

Outstanding Short Story Competition

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Synopsis

The OutStanding Short Story Competition is Australia’s premier creative writing event for Australia’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex and Queer community.

Program Objectives

The theme for the 2015 competition is “Deep.” All stories must relate to the theme in some way.

All stories should have relevance to the broader Australian LGBTIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer) community.

Stories must be 750 words or less.

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