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NIH One Step Closer to Speeding Delivery of COVID-19 Testing Technologies to Those Who Need It Most Through RADx-UP

June 26, 2020

As part of NIH’s multi-faceted response to the COVID-19 pandemic, RADx-Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) will establish a network of community-engaged projects to improve access to and acceptance of COVID-19 testing for underserved and vulnerable populations who are disproportionately affected by COVID-19.

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Pre-application Webinars for RADx-UP Funding Opportunities

June 19, 2020

NIH is encouraging research to test the implementation of COVID-19 diagnostic testing in underserved or vulnerable communities through the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) initiative.


Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics (RADx) Funding Opportunity Announcements

June 15, 2020

As part of NIH’s multi-faceted response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NIH has launched an unprecedented four-pronged initiative, entitled Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics, or RADx, to catalyze the scientific community to improve testing technologies, capacity, and accessibility for the country.


New NIH Funding Opportunities for RADx-UP Initiative

June 04, 2020

The NIH has issued a new Notice of Intent to Publish for four Funding Opportunity Announcements as part of the Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics for Underserved Populations (RADx-UP) initiative.

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Call for Researchers to Submit Supplement Funding Applications for COVID-19 Efforts

April 24, 2020

NINR is participating in a recently issued Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) that highlights the urgent need for social, behavioral, economic, health communication, and epidemiologic research relevant to COVID-19.

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New NIH Resources Address Grantees’ Funding Concerns and Questions

March 30, 2020

The National Institutes of Health’s Office of Extramural Research (OER) has developed a web page, Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19): Information for NIH Applicants and Recipients of NIH Funding.

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New! Get Funding Opportunities Delivered to Your Inbox

February 01, 2020

NINR’s Division of Extramural Science Programs (DESP) has launched a monthly newsletter to provide applicants and awardees with useful information about funding initiatives and other opportunities. 

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Apply Now! NINR Seeks Applications For a New Funding Initiative Focused on Rural Populations

October 28, 2019

NINR recently published a funding opportunity to improve health outcomes and to reduce disparities in rural populations.

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NINR Participates in Sound Health Initiative

October 02, 2019

NINR Participates in Sound Health Initiative

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NINR Releases Two New Palliative Care Funding Opportunities

August 22, 2019

NINR has released two new NIH funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) that encourage research to determine the requirements and best practices for palliative care in home and community settings.

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