Heart/Lung: Health Effects of Electronic Cigarettes

Deadline
Multiple
OPPORTUNITY NO.
RFA-HL-17-021
MECHANISM
R01
RESEARCH AREA(S)
SYNOPSIS

Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research on E-Cigarettes

The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to stimulate research on non-cancer cardiovascular and pulmonary physiologic and health effects of electronic cigarette (e-cigarette) exposure. This FOA invites applications addressing the effects of e-cigarettes on the cardiovascular and pulmonary systems, alone or in combination. Studies involving clinical populations, animal models and/or cell preparations would all be considered responsive.  Research may examine the effects of the whole e-cigarette aerosol or of individual components or constituents. Research may also examine where aerosols, components, or constituents deposit in the airways and resulting heart and/or lung consequences. 

Deadlines:

  • Pre-Application Submission: 30 days before application submission due date
  • Application Submission: 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization, Jan. 17, 2017; Jan. 16, 2018

ELIGIBILITY

Any individual(s) with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research as the Program Director(s)/Principal Investigator(s) (PD(s)/PI(s)) is invited to work with his/her organization to develop an application for support. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for NIH support.