Ex Vivo Models for Studies at the Intersection of HIV and Poly-Substance Use (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

National Institutes of Health

13 August 2025
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This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites grant applications aimed at elucidating neuroimmune and neuronal-glial pathophysiological mechanisms of HIV-associated neurological disorders (HAND) using ex vivo culturing platforms derived from human induced pluripotent stem cells (hiPSC) in the presence of addictive substances. Specific emphasis is on unbiased, reproducible analysis of genetics and epigenetics, neuroglial interactions, and neuroimmune cell activities from the single cell to neural circuit levels.


Other Eligible Applicants include the following: 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; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply. Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U.S. Organizations are not eligible to apply. Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are allowed.

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