Resources for Investigators Submitting Research Grant Applications

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Table of Contents

  1. General NIH Resources
  2. Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) References and Resources
  3. Social Media
  4. Contacts

I. General NIH Resources

NIH Mission & Goals

NIH Guide: NIH Policies, Notices, and FOAs

NIH Grants Policy Statement
Policy requirements that serve as the terms and conditions of NIH grant awards.

NIH Application Due Dates

Deciphering NIH Application/Grant Numbers

Glossary of NIH Terms

NIH Clinical Trials

Glossary of NIH Terms

NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare

NIH Rigor and Reproducibility, Biological Variables, and Authentication
Includes links to guidance and infographics that explain what is expected for applications

NIH Data Sharing Policies
Includes details on new policies that will be effective January 2023

NIH Peer Review: “Live” Mock Study Section
YouTube Link to “Live” Mock Study Section link disclaimer

NIH Reporter (Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools)
Reports, data, and analyses of NIH research activities, including information on NIH expenditures and the results of NIH supported research.

Matchmaker & Assisted Referral Tool (ART)
Find your match: Enter abstracts or other scientific text to find potential Program Officials, ICs, and review panels for your research.

Early Stage Investigator Program Overview (eRA)
Includes definition of ESI and details about extension requests, etc.

Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant
(not all ICs are participating – please check the FOA for eligibility and ICs signed on)

NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (DP2)

NIAID Sample Applications & More

II. Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) References and Resources

About the NIH Office of Dietary Supplements

ODS Grants and Funding Information 

On the Importance of Natural Product Characterization and Integrity for Dietary Supplement Research 

ODS Analytical Methods and Reference Materials (AMRM) Program

ODS AMRM-Supported Reference Materials

NIH Consortium Advancing Research on Botanicals and Other Natural Products

Pilot Projects Increasing the Impact of NIH Centers for Advancing Research on Botanicals and Other Natural Products

CARBON Plants Studied Database

ODS Seminar Series link disclaimer

ODS Health Information and Dietary Supplements Fact Sheets

III. Social Media

NIH X (formerly Twitter)
Grants and funding news from the Office of Extramural Research: @NIHgrantsexternal link disclaimer
Feed of funding opportunities from the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts: @NIHFundingexternal link disclaimer
NIH Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare: @NIH_OLAWexternal link disclaimer

Extramural Nexus
Includes the Open Mike Blog from Dr. Michael Lauer - NIH's Deputy Director for Extramural Research

ODS LinkedIn link disclaimer

IV. Contacts 

Patricia A. Haggerty, Ph.D 

Barbara C. Sorkin, Ph.D.

Adam J. Kuszak, Ph.D.