Purpose: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of the Director (OD) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), encourages innovative research to enhance the quality of measurements of dietary intake and physical activity. Applications submitted under this FOA may include development of: Novel assessment approaches; better methods to evaluate instruments; assessment tools for culturally diverse populations or various age groups, including older adults; improved technology or applications of existing technology; statistical methods to assess or correct for measurement errors or biases, methods to investigate the multidimensionality of diet and physical activity behavior through pattern analysis; or integrated measurement of diet and physical activity along with the environmental context of such behaviors.
Receipt Date: Cycle Due Dates (new submission): June 5, 2014; Feb. 5, 2015
Expires: Sept. 8, 2015
Total Awards: The number of awards is contingent upon NIH appropriations, and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications. Expected direct cost amounts for individual awards range from $200,000 to $650,000.
Eligibility: Eligible organizations include:

  • Higher Education Institutions
  • Nonprofits
  • For-Profit Organizations
  • Governments
  • Other
Link: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-198.html
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