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NHLBI Research and Policy Update
Number 34   October 2006
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bulletFunding Updates

 Please Note: Links to RFAs, PAs, and Guide Notices will take you to the NIH Web site. RFPs will take you to FedBizOpps.

Funding and Operating Guidelines, FY 2007, under the Continuing Resolution

NOT-OD-07-011: Request for Information (RFI): To Solicit Input and Ideas for Roadmap Trans-NIH Strategic Initiatives

NOT-OD-07-004: Non-Competing Grant Awards Under the Current Continuing Resolution

NOT-HL-07-001: Amendment to RFA-HL-07-004, Career Development Program in the Genetics and Genomics of Lung Diseases (K12)

NOT-OD-07-001: Change in Standing Receipt Dates for NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Beginning in January 2007

NOT-HL-06-135: Amendment to PAR-06-410: Innovations in Biomedical Computational Science and Technology (R01)

NOT-HL-06-134: Amendment to PAR-06-411: Exploratory Innovations in Biomedical Computational Science and Technology (R21)

PAR-07-018: Understanding and Promoting Health Literacy (R21)

PA-07-017: Research Demonstration and Dissemination Grants (R18)

RFA-CA-07-032: Improved Measures of Diet and Physical Activity for the Genes and Environment Initiative (GEI) (U01)
 Receipt Dates: Letter of Intent, December 11, 2006
Application, January 11, 2007

For additional initiatives, please visit the following Web page:
NHLBI Grants and Contracts page

bulletPolicy Updates

Guidelines for Program Project Grants, Update

For additional policy documents, please visit Funding / Award Policy section on the following Web page:
Funding, Training, and Policies

bulletTraining Updates

Updated Biomedical Research Training Program for Individuals from Underrepresented Groups

National Tuberculosis Curriculum Consortium (UCSD Site)

For more information on training and career development programs, please visit the following Web page:
Training and Career Development


List of upcoming meetings

AHA/NHLBI 5th Annual Workshop on Cardiovascular Interventional MRI, November 14, 2006

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council, February 14, 2007

For more information, and the most current list of upcoming meetings, please visit the following Web page:
Announcements of NHLBI Meetings, Conferences, and Events

Reports of past meetings

Adult Stem Cells, Lung Biology, and Lung Disease: Report of an NHLBI and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Workshop, July 25 and 27, 2005

For more information on past meetings, please visit the following Web page:
Workshop and Meeting Summaries, and Other Scientific Reports

bulletPress Releases

NIH Funds Largest Long-term Study of Health and Disease in Hispanic/Latino Populations: Hispanic Community Health Study to Begin in Four Cities (en espaņol), October 12, 2006

For additional Press Releases, please visit the following Web page:
Current Press Releases

bulletSelected NHLBI Vacancies

(Links to announcements will not work past their closing date.)
Position Title Location
Grade and Salary
Closing Date
Medical Officer (Research) Bethesda, MD
$77,353.00 - $139,774.00 USD per year
Physicians may be eligible for a Physician's Comparability Allowance (PCA) up to $30,000/year. Recruitment Bonus may be considered.

Note: There are often changes and additions to the selected vacancy list. For the most current information, please visit the NHLBI Jobs Opportunities page

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