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NeuroNEXT Small Business Innovation in Clinical Trials (U44) - PAR-17-300
 
Standard Dates: 9/5, 1/5 and 4/5

Exploratory clinical trials of investigational agents (drugs, biologics, surgical therapies or devices)  - Designing clinical studies - Within NINDS mission


NIH STTR/SBIR - Development and/or Validation of Devices or Electronic Systems to Monitor or Enhance Mind and Body Interventions

Standard Dates deadlines

For small business concerns: New technologies or adapt existing technologies - Monitoring of mind and body interventions


NIH P01: NINDS Program Project Grant - PAR-17-251
 
Standard Dates (25th of January, May and September each year)
 
Synergistic collaboration to conduct innovative, interactive research within NINDS's missions. 

NIH P50: Silvio O. Conte Centers for Basic Neuroscience or Translational Mental Health Research - PAR-17-168

May 24, 2017 -2019

Teams of researchers - High-risk, high-impact questions in basic neuroscience research or in translational research -Interdisciplinary, integrated, synergistic team - Experiences for students and postdocs


R01 NIMH BRAINS - NIMH Biobehavioral Research Awards for Innovative New Scientists - RFA-MH-18-200

June 20, 2017-2019

Research and research career advancement - NIMH Priorities areas and RDoC - Early Stage Investigators ONLY


BRAIN Initiative - R01: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Analyze Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain - RFA-MH-17-220

October 3, 2017

Validation of novel tools - Circuit or cell-type specificity


BRAIN Initiative - R01: Foundations of Non-Invasive Functional Human Brain Imaging and Recording - Bridging Scales and Modalities - RFA-MH-17-235

October 13, 2017

Dynamic function of the brain - electrical and chemical activities - Brain structure and function


BRAIN Initiative - R01: Non-Invasive Neuromodulation - New Tools and Techniques for Spatiotemporal Precision - RFA-MH-17-240

October 13, 2017

Development of new neuromodulator - Development of novel tools OR improvement of existing devices


BRAIN Initiative - R01: Non-Invasive Neuromodulation - Mechanisms and Dose/Response Relationships for Targeted CNS Effects RFA-MH-245

October 13, 2017

Existing neuromodulation device effects on the brain - Temporal, spatial, contextual aspects


BRAIN Initiative: U01 - New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Large-Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System - RFA-NS-17-003

October 18, 2017

Proof-of-Concept testing and development - Dynamic signaling - Recording and/or manipulation of neural activity


BRAIN Initiative: U01 - Optimization of Transformative Technologies for Large Scale Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System - RFA-NS-17-004

October 18, 2017

Proof-of-Concept testing and development - Dynamic signaling - Recording and/or manipulation of neural activity


BRAIN Initiative: UG3/UH3 - Next-Generation Invasive Devices for Recording and Modulation in the Human Central Nervous System - RFA-NS-17-005

October 18, 2017

Translational and clinical studies - Treatment of neurological disorders


BRAIN Initiative: UH3 - Clinical Studies to Advance Next-Generation Invasive Devices for Recording and Modulation in the Human Central Nervous System - RFA-NS-17-006

October 18, 2017

Small clinical study - Early feasibility studies


BRAIN Initiative: U44 - Next-Generation Invasive Devices for Recording and Modulation in the Human Central Nervous System - RFA-NS-17-007

October 18, 2017

Small business concerns (SBCs) - Translational non-clinical studies and clinical studies - Treatment of nervous system disorders


BRAIN Initiative: U44 - SBIR Direct to Phase II Next-Generation Invasive Devices for Recording and Modulation in the Human Central Nervous System - RFA-NS-17-008

October 18, 2017

Small business concerns (SBCs)  - Small clinical study - Early Feasibility Study


R01: Advancing our Understanding of the Brain Epitranscriptomics - PAR-17-153

Standard Dates

Functions of modified RNAs - Associated modification proteins that act on RNA - Role in basic neurobiological and behavioral processes - Mental and substance use disorders


R01 - Mechanistic Studies of Pain and Alcohol Dependence - PA-15-026

Standard Dates

Genetic, pharmacological and learning mechanisms - Association between excessively alcohol intake and pain responses


R01 - Personalized Strategies to Manage Symptoms of Chronic Illness - PA-16-007

Standard Dates

Interdisciplinary research -  Decrease symptom burden and enhance health-related quality of life (HRQL) - Chronic illness - Computer-simulated dynamic models


R01 - Common Mechanisms and Interactions Among Neurodegenerative Diseases - PAS-17-028

Standard Dates

Preclinical and clinical research - Interaction of neurodegenerative diseases with each other - neuropathology and dementia


 R01 - Engineering Next-Generation Human Nervous System Microphysiological Systems  - PAR -16-398

Standard Dates

Human cell-derived microphysiological systems 


R01: Methodology and Measurements om the Behavioral and Social Sciences - PAR-16-260

Standard Dates

Innovative research design - Interdisciplinary approaches


R01: Accelerating the Pace of Drug Abuse Research Using Existing Data - PAR-16-234

Standard Dates

Social science, behavioral, administrative, and neuroimaging data - Drug using behavior


R01 - The Application of Big Data Analytics to Drug Abuse Research - PA-16-119

Standard Dates

Multidisciplinary - Quantitative, computational - Drug abuse and addiction - Big Data 


R01 - Bioengineering Research Partnerships - PAR-16-242

Standard Dates

Multidisciplinary - Quantitative bioengineering -Technologies 


R01: Neuroimmune Mechanisms of Alcohol Related Disorders - PA-14-139 - LAST CHANCE TO SUBMIT!!

Standard Dates

Brain functional and behavioral changes induced by alcohol


R03: Imaging - Science Track Award for Research Transition (I/START)  - PAR-15-326

Standard Dates

Entry of investigators to neuroimaging - proof of concept studies


K25 Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award - PA-16-194

K Standard Dates (Oct. 12, Feb. 12, June 12)

Attract to NIH relevant research scientists with backgound on quantitative science and engineering research - Protected time