Notice to Highlight NIAID Interest in Research to Optimize Influenza Vaccine Production


Notice Number:  NOT-AI-11-030

Key Dates

Release Date:   February 8, 2011

Issued by

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)

Purpose

Research aimed at developing tools to control epidemic influenza and the increasing threat of pandemic influenza is one of NIAID's highest priorities. Influenza is both a major public health threat and a NIAID Biodefense Category C priority pathogen (http://www2.niaid.nih.gov/Biodefense/bandc_priority.htm).

The purpose of this Notice is to highlight NIAID’s interest in receiving grant applications to develop strategies, methods and/or tools to optimize influenza vaccine production.  Areas of high priority include, but are not limited to, the following:

Applications on influenza in response to this notice may be submitted to any of the following NIH programs, as appropriate:

Inquiries

Information related to the scientific areas covered by this notice may be obtained by contacting:

Dr. Fred Cassels
casselsf@niaid.nih.gov
301-402-8601

Information related to the specific programs can be obtained by contacting the program contact listed in the individual announcements above.


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