Deadline: 25 July 2019
The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) is currently seeking proposals from eligible entities for its program titled- Strategic Alliances for Medications Development to Treat Substance Use Disorders.
The purpose of this program is to support research that advances compounds towards FDA approval by leveraging NIDA funds with the strengths and resources of outside organizations, such as for-profit and not-for-profit entities, including academic institutions, pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies, private and public foundations, and small businesses.
This program encourages, but is not limited to, the following medications development stages:
- Lead optimization of new chemical entities identified through assay screens as having promise as
- SUD treatments.
- Preclinical characterization of pharmacological or biological-based therapies, within appropriate
- animal models of behavior, and / or IND enabling studies including toxicity and pharmacokinetic
- (PK) / pharmacodynamic (PD) studies.
- Clinical Development
- Phase I clinical trials (e.g., safety and interaction studies, human laboratory studies assessing
- subjective effects of a medication on targeted drug of abuse).
- Pilot or proof-of-concept studies to assess efficacy.
- Phase II clinical trials to assess efficacy.
- Phase III clinical trials for NDA requirements.
The estimated total program funding will be $3,000,000.
- Private institutions of higher education
- Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
- Special district governments
- County governments
- City or township governments
- Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities
- Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
- Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
- State governments
- Independent school districts
- Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
- Small businesses
- Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
- For profit organizations other than small businesses
- Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions
- Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs)
- Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government
- Faith-based or Community-based Organizations
- Hispanic-serving Institutions
- Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)
- Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized)
- Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations)
- Regional Organizations
- Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs)
- U. S. Territory or Possession.
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online via given website.
For more information, please visit Grants.gov.