April 21, 2020

NIH’s guidance, FAQs and resources thus far related to COVID-19

The NIH is deeply concerned for the health and safety of people involved in NIH research, and about the effects on the biomedical enterprise in the areas affected by the HHS declared public health emergency for COVID-19. Due to the potential exceptional impact, we want to assure our recipient community that NIH will be doing our part to help you continue your research.

This is a rapidly evolving situation and we will provide updated guidance and information as it becomes available.

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Guidance

Overview

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Human Subjects & Clinical Trials

Animal Welfare

Peer Review

FAQs – FAQs last updated on April 20, 2020 (history).

Funding

COVID-19 Funding and Funding Opportunities – Open Mike Blog 

Funding Opportunities Specific to COVID-19

Number Title Participating Organizations Release Date
NOT-AA-20-011 Notice of Special Interest:  Availability of Administrative Supplements and Competitive Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) within the Mission of NIAAA National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) April 16, 2020
NOT-LM-20-010 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Library of Medicine (NLM) April 16, 2020
NOT-NS-20-046 Notice of Special Interest regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for the Establishment and Maintenance of a Research Database for Neurological Manifestations of the SARS-CoV-2 National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) April 14, 2020
NOT-OD-20-097 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus and the Behavioral and Social Sciences Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
April 13, 2020
NOT-ES-20-020 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): NIEHS Support for Understanding the Impact of Environmental Exposures on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) April 10, 2020
NOT-ES-20-019 Notice of Early Expiration of NOT-ES-20-015, “Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): NIEHS Support for Understanding the Impact of Environmental Exposures on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) April 10, 2020
NOT-ES-20-017 NIEHS Worker Training Program Coronavirus and Infectious Disease Response Training (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) April 10, 2020
NOT-ES-20-016 Notice of Early Expiration of “Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the NIEHS Worker Training Program Coronavirus and Infectious Disease Response Training (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed)” National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) April 10, 2020
NOT-EB-20-008 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Emergency Competitive Revision and Administrative Supplements on Biomedical Technologies for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) April 10, 2020
NOT-EB-20-007 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Development of Biomedical Technologies for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) April 10, 2020
NOT-EB-20-006 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Small Business Research and Development of Biomedical Technologies for Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) April 10, 2020
NOT-GM-20-027 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Urgent Competitive Revisions to Accelerate Research on the Development of Predictive Models of the Spread of SARS-CoV-2 and Outcomes of Potential Public Health Interventions on COVID-19 National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) April 10, 2020
NOT-AT-20-011 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on Stress Management in Relation to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
April 10, 2020
NOT-CA-20-042 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): National Cancer Institute Announcement Regarding Availability of Urgent Competitive Revision and Administrative Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Cancer Institute (NCI) April 10, 2020
NOT-DK-20-020 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Urgent Competitive Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Related to HIV Comorbidities, Coinfections, and Complications within NIDDK’s Mission National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) April 9, 2020
NOT-MD-20-019 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Competitive and Administrative Supplements for the Impact of COVID-19 Outbreak on Minority Health and Health Disparities National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD) April 9, 2020
NOT-TR-20-017 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements for Tissue Chips Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) April 9, 2020
NOT-MH-20-047 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Mental Health Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Division of Program Coordination, Planning and Strategic Initiatives, Office of Disease Prevention (ODP)
April 9, 2020
NOT-TR-20-016 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements for Tissue Chips Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) April 9, 2020
NOT-CA-20-043 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): National Cancer Institute Announcement regarding Availability of Competitive Revision SBIR/STTR Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Cancer Institute (NCI) April 9, 2020
NOT-ES-20-015 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): NIEHS Support for Understanding the Impact of Environmental Exposures on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) April 9, 2020
NOT-DK-20-018 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Urgent Competitive Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) within the Mission of NIDDK National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) April 9, 2020
NOT-DC-20-004 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions and Administrative Supplements for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) April 9, 2020
NOT-HL-20-759 NHLBI Announces Availability of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for NOT-HL-20-757, Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Availability of Administrative Supplements and Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) April 8, 2020
NOT-AG-20-022 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): NIA Availability of Administrative Supplements and Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) National Institute on Aging (NIA)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
April 2, 2020
NOT-HG-20-030 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) March 31, 2020
NOT-ES-20-014 Notice of Special Interest: NIEHS Worker Training Program Coronavirus and Infectious Disease Response Training (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Not Allowed) National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) March 27, 2020
NOT-TR-20-012 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Repurposing Existing Therapeutics to Address the 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) March 27, 2020
NOT-AI-20-034 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions for Research on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) March 25, 2020
NOT-AI-20-040 Notice of Early Expiration of “Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) March 25, 2020