Call for Proposals: US-India Collaborative Environmental Health Research Program by DST, Govt. of India [Grants Upto Rs. 1.5Cr]: Submit by Sept 15

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The Department of Science & Technology, Government of India (GoI), and National Institutes of Health (USA) invite collaborative proposals from ambitious and prospective individuals and organizations for the US-India Collaborative Environmental Health Research Program.

The purpose of the United States (U.S.)-India Program for Environmental Health Collaborative Research is to stimulate and promote collaborative basic, translational, and clinical research between U.S.-based researchers and Indian researchers and to gain a comprehensive understanding of the impacts of environmental insults on children and adults across all organ systems (e.g. pulmonary, cardiovascular, cancer, and neurological disorders).

Focus Areas

Applications may include collaborative research projects aimed at addressing the following areas of research relevant to the mission of the NIEHS including, but not limited to:

  • Ambient air pollution from different sources and their multi-organ system health effects assessed from fundamental, epidemiological, or clinical research settings
  • Epidemiological or clinical studies on children or adults as well as relevant animal models to understand the impact of PM2.5 on pulmonary, cardiovascular, cancer, and neurological systems
  • Impact of ambient air pollutants on preexisting disease conditions such as asthma, COPD, cancer, cardiovascular, diabetes, obesity, and neurological disorders
  • Development, validation, and use of multiple modalities for improved exposure assessment at the community, population, and personal level
  • Multi-city epidemiological studies in highly polluted communities including panel studies in children and adults
  • Physicochemical characterization of ambient particulates (PM10, PM2.5) from diverse cities and communities representing geographical regions and associated health outcomes.
Funding

Application budgets are limited to $200,000 in direct costs per year. Budget costs must reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

Eligibility Criteria

Eligible Organizations

  • Public/ State Controlled Institutions of Higher Education
  • Private Institutions of Higher Education
  • Small Businesses
  • For-Profit Organizations (Other than Small Businesses)
  • Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Federally Recognized)
  • Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized)

Eligible Individuals

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.

Call for Proposals

Interested candidates can submit their proposals online by clicking here.

The last date to submit your proposals is September 15, 2020.

Contact

Phone Number: 984-287-3296

Email ID: nadadurs@niehs.nih.gov

For further details, click here.

 

 

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