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Goodbye FORMS-F, Hello FORMS-G

Applicants applying to NIH funding opportunities with due dates on or after January 25, 2022 must use updated application forms and instructions identified with a Competition ID of “FORMS-G.” Key changes in the FORMS-G update include: Transition from DUNS to a unique entity identifier (UEI) issued by SAM.gov as the…

Roundup of New COVID-19 Resources for NIH Applicants and Recipients: Part 3

The NIH continues to add new resources to their COVID-19: Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding webpage. They hope they are helpful in navigating this unprecedented situation. Here is a summary of what’s new since the last Nexus: Updated infographic describing the peer review process…

NIAID Strategic Plan Details COVID-19 Research Priorities

Urgent public health measures are needed to control the spread of the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) and the disease it causes, coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19. Scientific research to improve our understanding of the virus and how it causes disease, and to develop strategies to mitigate illness and death, is of…

NIH LATE APPLICATION POLICY Due to Public Health Emergency for United States for 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-20-082.html Purpose It is likely that the emergency declaration related to novel coronavirus (COVID-19) will adversely affect some NIH applicants’ and recipients’ ability to submit applications in a timely manner. Late applications When delays occur because the applicant or recipient organization is officially closed or unable to submit grant…

New Institutional Training Requirement for NIH funded Clinical Trials, Effective 12/05/2019

NIH Policy NOT-OD-16-148 (https://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/not-od-16-148.html) requires all NIH-funded investigators and staff who are involved in the conduct, oversight, or management of clinical trials (biomedical or behavioral) to be trained in Good Clinical Practice (GCP). The NIH definition of a clinical trial is “a research study in which one or…