Brief: The National Institutes of Health (NIH), a part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is the nation’s medical research agency—making important discoveries that improve health and save lives. NIH is made up of 27 Institutes and Centers, each with a specific research agenda, often focusing on particular diseases or body systems. NIH leadership plays an active role in shaping the agency's research planning, activities, and outlook This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications that propose to examine associations between nutrition and alcohol-related health outcomes in humans and animal models. The goal of this FOA is to stimulate a broad range of research on the role of nutrition in the development, prevention, and treatment of a variety of alcohol-related health outcomes including alcohol use disorder and chronic disease.
Thrust area • To develop, maintain, and renew scientific human and physical resources that will ensure the Nation's capability to prevent disease • To expand the knowledge base in medical and associated sciences in order to enhance the Nation's economic well-being and ensure a continued high and return on the public investment in research; • To exemplify and promote the highest level of scientific integrity, public accountability, and social responsibility in the conduct of science. • To foster fundamental creative discoveries, innovative research strategies, and their applications as a basis for ultimately protecting and improving health. Funding opportunity: Nutrition and Alcohol-Related Health Outcomes Who can apply • Higher Education Institutions • Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education • For-Profit Organizations • Government
1. Independent School Districts
2. Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities
3. Native American Tribal Organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
4. Faith-based or Community-based Organizations
5. Regional Organizations 6. Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions)
For Further Detail Visit: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-359.html