This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) seeks applications focused on determining if noise-induced cochlear synaptopathy occurs in humans. Studies may include, but are not limited to, diagnosis/detection and determination of functional consequences of such noise-induced damage. Animal studies could be responsive to this FOA, but the direct applicability to humans must be clearly delineated. Multi-disciplinary teams are encouraged to apply.
• Pre-Application Submission Deadline: 30 days before application submission due date
• Application Submission Deadline: 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization, Jan. 24, 2017
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.