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Also note: Behavioral Mechanisms in Biomedical Strategies to Prevent HIV Infections (R34): RFA-MH-11-092

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National Institute of Mental Health

Application Receipt Date(s): January 04, 2011

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), seeks research grant applications to advance understanding of the complex behavioral and social factors that partially determine the efficacy and effectiveness of new biomedical strategies to curb HIV infections. This FOA will utilize the NIH Research Project Grant (R01) award mechanism and runs in parallel to FOAs of identical scientific scope, RFA-MH-11-091 and RFA-MH-11-092, which encourage applications under the R21 and R34 mechanisms, respectively. The R21 mechanism would be used for projects that propose research in the exploratory or preliminary phases. The R34 mechanism would be used for early phases of treatment development. The NIMH intends to commit approximately $2,000,000 in FY 2011 to fund four to six grants in response to this FOA and the companion announcements. The total project period for an application submitted in response to this FOA may not exceed five years. Budgets for direct costs may not exceed $500,000 per year.

Eligible institutions and organizations include: public or state controlled institutions of higher education; private institutions of higher education; Hispanic-serving institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities; Alaska native- and native Hawaiian- serving institutions; nonprofit organizations with 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education); nonprofit organizations without 501(c)(3) IRS status (other than institutions of higher education); small businesses; for-profit organizations (other than small businesses); state governments; Indian/Native American tribal governments (federally recognized); Indian/Native American tribally designated organizations; county governments; city or township governments; special district governments; Independent School Districts; public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities; U.S. territories or possessions; Indian/Native American tribal governments (other than …

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