The Development of Frontal Cortex and Limbic System and their roles in Drug Abuse or Mental Health (R21)

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The Development of Frontal Cortex and Limbic System and their roles in Drug Abuse or Mental Health (R21): -This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) solicits exploratory/developmental (R21) grant applications to study the development of the frontal and prefrontal cortices, together with the subcortical areas of the limbic system, that play significant roles in mediating emotional and motivated behavior. This initiative is designed to support basic neuroscience research into the fundamental mechanisms of development of the frontal and prefrontal cortices, as well as the midbrain and basal forebrain structures that mediate a number of functions related to drug abuse and psychiatric disorders including: the euphoric properties of drugs, actions of psychotherapeutic agents, and cognitive and emotional function. A major goal of this initiative is to understand how exposure to drugs of abuse affects the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying nervous system development of circuits involved in drug abuse and addiction. An additional goal is to understand how alterations in the normal developmental trajectory might underlie the pathophysiology of psychiatric disorders with putative developmental etiologies. -This funding opportunity will utilize the NIH exploratory/developmental (R21) grant mechanism and runs in parallel with a FOA of identical scientific scope (PA-06-444) that utilizes the NIH investigator-initiated research project (R01) award mechanism. -Because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award will also vary. The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the mechanism numbers, quality, duration, and costs of the applications received.
Federal Grant Title: The Development of Frontal Cortex and Limbic System and their roles in Drug Abuse or Mental Health (R21)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Education Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-06-445
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.24293.279
CFDA Descriptions: Mental Health Research Grants 93.279 Drug Abuse Research Programs
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Multiple Receipt Dates - See Link to Full Announce
Posted Date: Jun 05, 2006
Creation Date: Oct 01, 2007
Archive Date: Dec 05, 2008
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) For profit organizations other than small businesses Public and State controlled institutions of higher education City or township governments Independent school districts Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) State governments Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities County governments Private institutions of higher education Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education Special district governments Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Foreign institutions are eligible to apply. Eligible agencies of the Federal Government can apply. Faith-based or community-based organizations can apply. Any individual with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research as the Project Director/Principal Investigator (PD/PI) is invited to work with his/her organization to develop an application for support. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for NIH support. Applicants may submit more than one application, provided each application is scientifically distinct.
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