The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to encourage applications from the scientific community to support outstanding research in the area of trophoblast differentiation and function in relation to fertility and pregnancy, including the role of the immune system. It is anticipated that fundamental knowledge gained by this research will act as a solid foundation to hasten treatments for a number of placental-based pregnancy disorders, such as implantation failure, frequent pregnancy loss, preeclampsia, fetal growth restriction, and preterm birth.
- Pre-Application Submission: 30 days before application submission due date
- Application Submission: 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization, Feb. 5, 2017; Jun. 5, 2017; Oct. 5, 2017; Feb. 5, 2018; Jun. 5, 2018; Oct. 5 2018; Feb. 5, 2019; Jun. 5, 2019; Oct. 5, 2019
Companion funding opportunity:
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.