National Institutes of Health (NIH): Novel Approaches to Understanding, Preventing and Treating Lyme Disease and Tick-borne Coinfections (R21)

This opportunity uses the R21 Exploratory/Developmental Research Grants funding mechanism.

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support research that will contribute to the overall understanding of Lyme disease and co-infections transmitted by Ixodes ticks.

This research opportunity encourages studies that address diverse scientific areas such as:

  1. pathogenesis
  2. host response
  3. disease transmission
  4. vector biology and natural history
  5. vaccines
  6. diagnostics
  7. therapeutics

Companion Schemes

Funding & Duration

The combined budget for direct costs for the two year project period may not exceed US $275,000 (approx. AUD $377,000).


Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are eligible to apply.

Submission Requirements

Further Information

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