- The ultimate goal of this program announcement is to encourage the development of health research that integrates knowledge from the biomedical and social sciences.
- This announcement invites applications to (a) elucidate basic social and cultural constructs and processes used in health research, (b) clarify social and cultural factors in the etiology and consequences of health and illness, (c) link basic research to practice for improving prevention, treatment, health services, and dissemination, and (d) explore ethical issues in social and cultural research related to health.
- This program announcement is a re-issuance and revision of PA-02-043.
- The total amount to be awarded depends on the scientific merit of applications and the funds available at the participating NIH Institutes/Centers.
- The anticipated number of awards is contingent on their scientific merit and the funds available in the general funding pool of the participating NIH Institutes/Centers.
- The type of mechanism is the Research (R01) Award. NIH Institutes and Centers may also accept applications for other mechanisms.
- Eligible organizations include for-profit and not-for-profit, public or private organizations, units of state and local governments, eligible agencies of the Federal Government, domestic or foreign institutions/organizations, faith-based or community-based organizations, and Native American tribal organizations.
- Eligible principal investigators are any individuals with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research.
- The number of different applications each applicant may submit is unrestricted.
- The PHS 398 application instructions are available at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html in an interactive format. For further assistance contact GrantsInfo, Telephone (301) 435-0714, E-mail: GrantsInfo@nih.gov.
Who can apply:
City Or Township Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Independent School Districts
Native American Organization
Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
Special District Governments
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Eligible functional categories:
Alcohol Research Programs
Applied Toxicological Research and Testing
Arthritis, Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Research
Biological Response to Environmental Health Hazards
Biometry and Risk Estimation_Health Risks from Environmental Exposures
Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research
Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research
Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Research
Drug Abuse Research Programs
Human Genome Research
Kidney Diseases, Urology and Hematology Research
Mental Health Research Grants
Oral Diseases and Disorders Research
Research and Training in Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Research Related to Deafness and Communication Disorders
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