NIH Director’s Emergency Transformative Research Award (R01 - Clinical Trial Optional): COVID-19 Proposals

Supports individuals or teams proposing COVID-19-related projects that are inherently risky and untested but have the potential to create or overturn fundamental paradigms. An anonymized review process will be used.

  • Proposal must be relevant to COVID-19 prevention, preparation, or response
  • Open to all career stages
  • Accepts single-PI or multi-PI applications
  • No preliminary data required
  • Flexible budget
  • See website for more information and FAQs

Application deadline: September 30, 2020

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Septemebr 30, 2020

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