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Mind and Body Clinical Trials Funding Opportunities

The following notices of funding opportunities (NOFOs) focus on mind and body practices and target support of all phases of clinical intervention development. Mind and body practices, also called psychological and physical approaches, are a large and diverse group of procedures or techniques such as acupuncture, massage therapy, meditation, relaxation techniques, spinal manipulation, tai chi, and yoga. 

The following categories are tied to the conceptual framework delineating the purpose of each stage of research. Investigation can be proposed at any stage along this continuum.

Basic

NIH Guide #: NOT-AT-21-006
Related Notice(s) or Announcement(s):
  • PA-20-185 - NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • PA-20-184 - Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)
  • PA-20-183 - Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Required)
  • PA-20-195 - NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • PA-20-196 - NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)
  • PA-20-194 - NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Clinical Trial Required)
Activity Code:

R01 Research Project Grant

R21 Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant

First Receipt Date:June 5, 2021
Expiration Date: September 8, 2024
Scientific/Research Contact(s):

Mechanistic and Translational

NIH Guide #: NOT-AT-21-006
Related Notice(s) or Announcement(s):
  • PA-20-185 - NIH Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • PA-20-184 - Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)
  • PA-20-183 - Research Project Grant (Parent R01 Clinical Trial Required)
  • PA-20-195 - NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
  • PA-20-196 - NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)
  • PA-20-194 - NIH Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant Program (Parent R21 Clinical Trial Required)
Activity Code:

R01 Research Project Grant

R21 Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant

First Receipt Date:June 5, 2021
Expiration Date: September 8, 2024
Scientific/Research Contact(s):

Intervention Refinement and Optimization

NIH Guide #: PAR-24-084
Activity Code:R34 Planning Grant
First Receipt Date:January 20, 2024
Expiration Date: November 14, 2027
Scientific/Research Contact(s):

Jennifer N. Baumgartner, Ph.D.
Email: jennifer.baumgartner@nih.gov

NCCIH Multi-Site Feasibility Clinical Trials of Mind and Body Interventions (R01 Clinical Trial Required)                                                       

NIH Guide #: PAR-24-083 
Activity Code:R01 Research Project Grant
First Receipt Date:January 20, 2024
Expiration Date: November 18, 2026
Scientific/Research Contact(s):

Pete Murray, Ph.D.
Email: peter.murray@nih.gov

Efficacy

NIH Guide #: PAR-24-086
Activity Code:R01 Research Project Grant
First Receipt Date:January 20, 2024
Expiration Date: November 18, 2026
Scientific/Research Contact(s):

Beda Jean-Francois, Ph.D.  
Email: beda.jean-francois@nih.gov 

Clinical Coordinating Center for NCCIH Multi-Site Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials of Mind and Body Interventions (Collaborative UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)

NIH Guide #: PAR-24-090
Activity Code:UG3/UH3 Exploratory/Developmental Phased Award Cooperative Agreement
First Receipt Date:May 20, 2024
Expiration Date: July 14, 2026
Scientific/Research Contact(s):

Elizabeth Ginexi, Ph.D.
Email: elizabeth.ginexi@nih.gov

Data Coordinating Center for NCCIH Multi-Site Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials of Mind and Body Interventions (Collaborative U24 Clinical Trial Required)

NIH Guide #: PAR-24-087
Activity Code:U24 Resource-Related Research Projects – Cooperative Agreements
First Receipt Date:May 20, 2024
Expiration Date: July 14, 2026
Scientific/Research Contact(s):

Elizabeth Ginexi, Ph.D.
Email: elizabeth.ginexi@nih.gov

Effectiveness and Pragmatic Studies

NIH Guide #: PAR-24-086
Activity Code:R01 Research Project Grant
First Receipt Date:January 20, 2024
Expiration Date: November 18, 2026
Scientific/Research Contact(s):

Beda Jean-Francois, Ph.D.  
Email: beda.jean-francois@nih.gov 

Clinical Coordinating Center for NCCIH Multi-Site Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials of Mind and Body Interventions (Collaborative UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)

NIH Guide #: PAR-24-090
Activity Code:UG3/UH3 Exploratory/Developmental Phased Award Cooperative Agreement
First Receipt Date:May 20, 2024
Expiration Date: July 14, 2026
Scientific/Research Contact(s):

Elizabeth Ginexi, Ph.D.
Email: elizabeth.ginexi@nih.gov

Data Coordinating Center for NCCIH Multi-Site Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials of Mind and Body Interventions (Collaborative U24 Clinical Trial Required)

NIH Guide #: PAR-24-087
Activity Code:U24 Resource-Related Research Projects – Cooperative Agreements
First Receipt Date:May 20, 2024
Expiration Date: July 14, 2026
Scientific/Research Contact(s):

Elizabeth Ginexi, Ph.D.
Email: elizabeth.ginexi@nih.gov

Dissemination and Implementation Research

NIH Guide #: PAR-22-109
Activity Code:R21 Exploratory/Developmental Research Grant
First Receipt Date:May 16, 2022
Expiration Date: May 8, 2025
Scientific/Research Contact(s):

Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Email: weberwj@mail.nih.gov

Dissemination and Implementation Research in Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

NIH Guide #: PAR-22-105
Activity Code:R01 Research Project Grant
First Receipt Date:May 15, 2022
Expiration Date: May 8, 2025
Scientific/Research Contact(s):

Wendy Weber, N.D., Ph.D., M.P.H.
Email: weberwj@mail.nih.gov

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