NIDDK Funding Opportunity

R21 Exploratory/Developmental Grant

Improving Diet and Physical Activity Assessment (R21)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), issued by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Office of the Director (OD) Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS), encourages innovative research to enhance the quality of measurements of dietary intake and physical activity. Applications submitted under this FOA may include development of: Novel assessment approaches; better methods to evaluate instruments; assessment tools for culturally diverse populations or various age groups, including children and older adults; improved technology or applications of existing technology; statistical methods to assess or correct for measurement errors or biases, methods to investigate the multidimensionality of diet and physical activity behavior through pattern analysis; or integrated measurement of diet and physical activity along with the environmental context of such behaviors.

Full AnnouncementPAR-12-197
Notice(s) for this Opportunity
Open Date1/16/2013
Letter of Intent Due Date
Not Applicable.
Application Due Date
For new applications: February 16, 2013; (Extended to November 1, 2013 per NOT-OD-14-003), Originally October 16, 2013; June 16, 2014; February 16, 2015; (alternating standard R21 receipt dates)For resubmission applications: March 16, 2013; November 16, 2013; July 16, 2014; March 16, 2014 (alternating standard R21 receipt dates), by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.
NIDDK Program ContactMary Evans, Ph.D.

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