Ethical Issues in Translational Science Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement is to support research to address ethical issues in translational science research. Collaboration between bioethicists, legal scholars, social scientists, and translational research scientists is encouraged. The focus is to develop knowledge to inform the ethical development, modification, or application of novel findings, technologies, and approaches to improve human health, including their impact on individuals, families, communities, and society.


  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): January 6, 2020
  • Application Due Date(s): February 6, 2020, October 6, 2020, October 6, 2021, February 8, 2022

RFA-TR-20-001 Expiration Date New Date February 9, 2022 per issuance of NOT-TR-22-001

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Amount Description

Application budgets are limited to $300,000 direct costs in any fiscal year and need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

The scope of the proposed project should determine the project period. The maximum project period is 4 years.

Funding Type





Environmental & Life Sciences
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

February 8, 2022