Understanding Factors in Infancy and Early Childhood (Birth to 24 months) that Influence Obesity Development (R01)

Understanding Factors in Infancy and Early Childhood (Birth to 24 months) that Influence Obesity Development (R01)

Purpose: This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites Research Project Grant (R01) applications from institutions/organizations which propose to characterize or identify factors in early childhood (birth to 24 months) that may increase or mitigate risk for obesity and/or excessive weight gain and/or to fill methodological research gaps relevant to the understanding of risk for development of obesity in children. Studies must propose research in children from birth to 24 months, although any proposed follow-up assessments, if applicable, may continue past this period. Studies may also assess factors relevant to families and/or caregivers of children from birth to 24 months. Applications should seek to fill unique research needs and involve expertise across disciplines as appropriate for the proposed research question.
Receipt Date: Jan. 5, 2015; Feb. 5, 2015; Oct. 5, 2015; June 5, 2016; Feb. 5, 2017
Expires: Feb. 6, 2017
Total Awards: Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.
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.
Link: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-14-323.html
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