AIDS: Improving the Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Cascade

Deadline
Jan 6, 2017
OPPORTUNITY NO.
RFA-MH-17-360
MECHANISM
R01 (also available: R34)
RESEARCH AREA(S)
SYNOPSIS

Improving the HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Cascade (R01)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for Research Project Grants (R01) that will strengthen the HIV oral pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) care continuum by developing and testing interventions to improve PrEP care engagement and retention among individuals at substantial risk for HIV infection, as well as interventions to support PrEP medication adherence and persistence as indicated.

Research is particularly encouraged on innovative strategies to speed PrEP access and uptake among individuals at substantial risk for HIV, to support PrEP adherence and persistence, and to address key populations or age and racial/ethnic disparities in PrEP use. 

Deadlines:

  • Pre-Application Submission: Dec. 6, 2016
  • Application Submission: 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization, Jan. 6, 2017

Companion funding opportunity:

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.