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Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

 
Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.077
Sponsors
National Institutes of Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Deadlines
Letter of Intent (Optional): Dec 13, 2019
Application: Feb 13, 2020
Contact

A list of program contacts is available on the program website.

Purpose

Tobacco Regulatory Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) provides grants to support biomedical and behavioral research that will provide scientific data to inform regulation of tobacco products to protect public health. Projects may focus on one or more classes of tobacco products and on one or more vulnerable population.

Vulnerable populations include:

  • Youth and young adults
  • Racial/ethnic minorities
  • Populations with low socioeconomic status
  • Rural populations
  • People with mental health and/or medical co-morbidities
  • Military and veterans
  • The LGBTQ community
  • Pregnant women and women of reproductive age

Research focus areas include:

  • Toxicity - Understanding how tobacco products and changes to tobacco product characteristics affect their potential to cause morbidity and mortality
  • Addiction - Understanding the effect of tobacco product characteristics on addiction and abuse liability
  • Health Effects - Understanding the short and long term health effects of tobacco products
  • Behavior - Understanding the knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to tobacco product use and changes in tobacco product characteristics
  • Communications - Understanding how to effectively communicate to the public and vulnerable populations regarding nicotine and the health effects of tobacco products, including media campaigns and digital media
  • Marketing Influences - Understanding why people become susceptible to using tobacco products and transitions between experimentation, initiation to regular use, and dual use
  • Impact Analysis - Understanding the impacts of potential FDA regulatory actions
Eligibility

Eligible applicants include:

  • Higher education institutions
    • Public/state controlled institutions
    • Private institutions
  • Nonprofit organizations
    • With 501(c)(3) status
    • Without 501(c)(3) status
    • Native American tribal organizations
    • Faith-based or community-based organizations
    • Regional organizations
  • Governments
    • State
    • County
    • City or township
    • Special districts
    • Federally recognized Indian/Native American tribal governments
    • Indian/Native American tribal governments (other than federally recognized)
    • Eligible agencies of the federal government
    • U.S. territory or possession
  • Other
    • Independent school districts
    • Public housing authorities
    • Indian housing authorities
    • Non-domestic entities and non-domestic components of U.S. entities
    • Small businesses
    • For-profit organizations
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $300,000 per year
Project period: 3 years

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov.

While not required, potential applicants are encouraged to email a letter of intent to TRSP@nih.gov at least 60 days prior to the application due date. Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.

Tagged as
Children and youth · LGBT · Legislation and regulations · Minorities · Population health · Poverty · Public health · Racial and ethnic groups · Research methods and resources · Tobacco use · Veterans · Women



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