Human Health and Heredity in Africa (H3Africa): Research Grants (U01)

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Human Health and Heredity in Africa (H3Africa): Research Grants (U01): This NIH Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), supported by funds from the NIH Common Fund (Common Fund) and participating NIH Institute(s) and Center(s), invites applications from foreign Institutions in African countries who wish to develop the study of genomic/genetic/environmental contributors of human health and disease within Africa, using cutting edge research tools to understand health and diseases affecting African populations more completely and increase capacity for biomedical research, in terms of building infrastructure (including data and research resources), genomic proficiency of researchers and numbers of trainees.In partnership with the Wellcome Trust, the H3Africa initiative is focused on supporting these efforts as part of an effort to promote sustainable research in Africa that will promote health and combat disease. The purpose of this FOA is to call for applications for research projects. Awards will focus on supporting research on the genetic/environmental contributors to health and disease in Africa that fall within the mission of the NIH, which is to seek fundamental knowledge about the nature and behavior of living systems and to apply that knowledge to enhance health, lengthen life, and reduce the burdens of illness and disability.
Federal Grant Title: Human Health and Heredity in Africa (H3Africa): Research Grants (U01)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Education Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-RM-12-004
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.172
CFDA Descriptions: Human Genome Research
Current Application Deadline: Jan 06, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Jan 06, 2012
Posted Date: December 21st, 2011
Creation Date: Dec 21, 2011
Archive Date: Feb 06, 2012
Total Program Funding: $1,250,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $275,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); African institutions that are eligible for the NIH awards
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