RFA Issued for U.S.–Russia Bilateral Research in HIV/AIDS and Comorbidities

December 5, 2012

Application Deadline: January 15, 2013

NIDA is participating in a Request for Applications (RFA) issued by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in collaboration with the Russian Foundation for Basic Research to establish Collaborative Research Partnerships to study prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS and comorbidities. NIH expects that $3 million USD will be available in fiscal year 2014 to fund up to 10 R21 exploratory/developmental grants. U.S. research institutions working with a Russian institutional partner may apply for up to $275,000 in direct costs over 2 years. The applications should describe a single research plan for the partner institutions to investigate topics such as HIV genomics, HIV-associated coinfections, and HIV-associated comorbidities. For more information, see RFA-DA-14-001.