Funding

The Precision Medicine Initiative® PMI Cohort Program will partner with others to create this exciting national resource. This page provides information on all funded projects, active and archived funding opportunities, and background documents and notices related to these funding opportunities.

Funded Research

Project title PMI Cohort Program Data and Research Support Center
Awardees

Awardees: Vanderbilt University with Verily and Broad Institute

Sub-Awardees

  • Columbia University Medical Center
  • Northwestern University School of Medicine
  • University of Michigan School of Public Health
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Award Date

July 6, 2016

Funding opportunity

RFA-PM-16-001

Summary Acquire, organize, and provide secure access to datasets and provide research support for the scientific data and analysis tools for the PMI Cohort Program.
Project title PMI Cohort Program Participant Technologies Center
Awardees

Awardees: Scripps Research Institute, Vibrent Health

Sub-Awardees

  • PatientsLikeMe
  • Sage Bionetworks
  • Walgreens
Award Date

July 6, 2016

Funding opportunity

RFA-PM-16-003

Summary Enroll individuals in the PMI Cohort Program who do not have access to participating healthcare provider organizations; develop, test, maintain, and upgrade mobile applications that will be used to enroll, consent, collect data from, and communicate with participants; and develop parallel platforms for those without smartphones.
Project title PMI Cohort Program Healthcare Provider Organizations: Regional Medical Centers
Awardees

Awardee: Columbia University Medical Center

Sub-Awardees

  • NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem
  • NewYork-Presbyterian
  • Weill Cornell Medicine

Awardee: Northwestern University

Sub-Awardees

  • Alliance of Chicago Community Health Services, LLC
  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital Chicago
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Illinois at Chicago

Awardee: University of Arizona

Sub-Awardee

  • Banner Health

Awardee: University of Pittsburgh

Award Date

July 6, 2016

Funding opportunity

RFA-PM-16-002

Summary Engage their patients in the PMI Cohort Program, help build the research protocols and plans, enroll interested individuals, and collect essential health data and biological specimens.
Project title PMI Cohort Program Federally Qualified Health Centers Pilot
Selected sites

Cherokee Health Systems, Knoxville, Tennessee
Community Health Center, Inc., Middletown, Connecticut
Eau Claire Cooperative Health Center, Columbia, South Carolina
HRHCare, Peekskill, New York
Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center, Jackson, Mississippi
San Ysidro Health Center, San Ysidro, California

Award Date

July 6, 2016

Collaborators

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the MITRE Corporation

Summary Develop, pilot, and refine community health center approaches for bringing underserved individuals, families, and communities into the PMI Cohort Program, especially those historically underrepresented in biomedical research.
Project title PMI Cohort Program Biobank
Awardees

Mayo Clinic

Award Date

June 1, 2016

Funding opportunity

(RFA-PM-16-004)

Summary Establish the PMI Cohort Program Biobank to support the collection, storage, and distribution for research use of biospecimens. The biobank will also conduct laboratory analyses of the biospecimens including chemical and genetic tests and will provide separate facilities to store 20-25 percent of the collection in order to protect the national resource from a localized natural disaster.
Project title Communications Design and Development for NIH PMI Research Projects
Awardee

Hungry Heart Media, Inc. (Wondros)

Award Date

March 4, 2016

Funding opportunity

OT-PM-16-002

Summary Develop messages, materials, and strategies to effectively engage potential participants for the PMI Cohort Program.
Project title Communication Implementation and Coordination for NIH PMI Research Projects
Awardee

HCM Strategists, LLC

Award Date

March 3, 2016

Funding opportunity

OT-PM-16-002

Summary Facilitate the implementation of strategies to engage public participants for the PMI Cohort Program, and assist with the coordination of NIH awardees and partners across all NIH PMI activities.
Project title PMI Participants Preparatory/Prototyping Initiative
Awardee

Vanderbilt University

Award Date

February 24, 2016

Funding opportunity

OT-PM-16-001

Summary Pilot to develop a PMI Cohort Program informational website/participant interface in which participants help test innovative methods and technologies for enabling robust participant engagement and user-friendly data collection.
Project title PMI Cohort Program Federally Qualified Health Centers Pilot
Collaborating agency

Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Award Date February 24, 2016
Summary Facilitate partnerships with several Federally Qualified Health Centers to develop, pilot, and refine approaches for bringing underserved individuals, families, and communities into the PMI Cohort Program, especially those historically underrepresented in biomedical research.
Project title Sync for Science
Collaborating agency

Office of the National Coordinator (ONC)

Award Date

February 23, 2016

Summary Pilot use of open, standardized applications to give individuals the ability to contribute their data to research, including for the PMI Cohort when it is launched.

New Funding Opportunities

Title: Precision Medicine Initiative® Cohort Program Regional Medical Center Healthcare Provider Organizations (OT2)
ID Number: OT-PM-16-003
Earliest Submission Date: July 29, 2016
Application Due Date: August 29, 2016

Past Funding Opportunities

Title: Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program Coordinating Center (U2C)
ID Number: RFA-PM-16-001
Earliest Submission Date: January 17, 2016
Application Due Date: February 17, 2016

Title: Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program Participant Technologies Center (U24)
ID Number: RFA-PM-16-003
Earliest Submission Date: January 17, 2016
Application Due Date: February 17, 2016

Title: Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program Healthcare Provider Organization Enrollment Centers (UG3/UH3)
ID Number: RFA-PM-16-002
Earliest Submission Date: January 17, 2016
Application Due Date: February 17, 2016

Title: Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program Biobank (U24)
ID Number: RFA-PM-16-004
Earliest Submission Date: January 4, 2016
Application Due Date: February 4, 2016

Title: Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program Direct Volunteers Pilot Studies (OTA)
ID Number: OT-PM-16-001
Earliest Submission Date: November 17, 2015
Application Due Date: December 22, 2015

Title: Communication Support for the Precision Medicine Initiative Research Programs at NIH (OTA)
ID Number: OT-PM-16-002
Earliest Submission Date: November 17, 2015
Application Due Date: December 22, 2015

Notices, Background Documents and Frequently Asked Questions

This page last reviewed on July 28, 2016