Apply Now: 2019 CFAR Admin Supplements released - Internal Competition due April 1, 2019

March 15, 2019

Apply Now | General CFAR | NIH Administrative Supplement Opportunity
VIEW the Full Supplement Application Instructions

This administrative supplement opportunity is to support innovative research projects, inter-CFAR meetings, and shared instrumentation that address key gaps in HIV/AIDS and will advance the field.

The NIH is interested in supplement applications from CFARs in the following areas:

  1. Promoting Viral Suppression in Health Disparity Populations Engaged in HIV Care in Rural Communities
  2. HIV Healthcare Systems and Differentiated Care Approaches to Improve Viral Suppression
  3. Elucidating Metabolic Consequences of PrEP and ART
  4. Obesogenic Mechanisms During HIV Infection
  5. Innovative Technologies for Basic Research on HIV and Comorbidities
  6. Equipment for CFAR Core(s)
  7. Inter-CFAR Meeting
  8. Tuberculosis Research (supported by Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID), NIAID –TB mono-infection studies allowed)

-Internal Competition-

1) Interested investigators must submit a 1-page single-spaced outline

2) Outlines will be reviewed by the HU CFAR Developmental Core Review Committee and must include:

  • Application title
  • List of lead investigators and institutions
  • Scientific Area of Interest (#1-8)
  • Aim(s)/Objective(s)
  • Brief summary of rationale and approach

3) Four outlines will be selected to move forward for full submission to the NIH

Please submit your outline by 12 noon on Monday, April 1st, 2019. Final decision as to which outlines will be selected to move forward will be made the following week.

Contact Amanda Gorey amanda_gorey@harvard.edu or Mark Ingaciola mark_ingaciola@harvard.edu with any questions.

VIEW the Full Supplement Application Instructions

The key aspects of this funding opportunity are:

  1. Applications may be submitted for up to one year. The funding amount allowed varies per topic.
  2. Each CFARs may submit more than one application in topics 1-5 BUT no more than four total applications per CFAR.
  3. CFARs can submit one application each to the equipment and TB topics. 
  4. Each inter-CFAR group is permitted to submit one meeting application.
  5. Project directors are restricted to early career investigators who have never received an R-series, R01-equivalent or U-series research grants. Established investigators in non-HIV fields who have never received an NIH research award for HIV/AIDS studies are also eligible (except for the TB topic). Established investigators can be the project leaders for the core equipment and inter-CFAR meeting topics.
  6. The deadline for applications to be received at NIAID is May 24, 2019.
  7. The earliest anticipated start date is 8/01/19 but may be delayed due to administrative issues.