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NIMH Research Education Mentoring Programs for HIV/AIDS Researchers (R25): (PAR-12-273)

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National Institute of Mental Health

Application Receipt/Submission Date(s): January 7, 2013; January 7, 2014; and January 7, 2015

The purpose of the NIH Research Education Programs (R25) is to support research education activities in the mission areas of the NIH. The goal of the NIMH R25 Program is to augment the education and training of the scientific workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs in the mission areas of the NIMH. The NIMH R25 Program currently provides four thematic funding opportunities: 1) short courses for mental health-related research education (PAR-12-262), 2) research education programs supporting psychiatric residents (PAR-12-263), 3) mentoring networks for mental health-related research education (PAR-12-264), and 4) research education mentoring programs for HIV/AIDS researchers (PAR-12-273). Note that NIMH R25 applications in the area of HIV/AIDS research education will only be accepted in response to this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA).

This FOA issued by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) encourages Research Education Grant (R25) applications from Institutions/Organizations that propose to develop, implement, and evaluate creative and innovative research education mentoring programs that will facilitate the development of a cadre of investigators in requisite scientific research areas to advance the mental health-related objectives of the Office of AIDS Research (OAR) Annual Strategic Plan. Applications are expected to support the development of innovative mentoring programs, relevant to the mission of the NIMH AIDS research program (see Program Scope, below), and that fulfill one or more of the objectives below:

  • Continue and/or expand current R25 programs, originally funded under PAS-06-447 and PAR-07-386, to develop educational/research experiences that enhance public health, interdisciplinary and translational approaches to the mental health-related aspects of HIV/AIDS research;

  • Expand the pool of investigators who participate in a program of didactic/academic and research-based components to increase critical mass for …

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