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PCORI Funding Opportunities

Oct 11, 2017, 14:33 PM by Melodi Moore


Atrial Fibrillation Strategically Focused Research Network

This Request for Applications (RFA) for special project funding is being administered by the American Heart Association (AHA) in collaboration with PCORI. The AFib initiative will support efforts to develop or adapt, and then test the effectiveness of, shared decision-making tools. The tools are designed to help patients with AFib, a serious irregular heartbeat that can lead to stroke, make more-informed choices about the treatment option that might be best for them. Read more about the initiative.

Complete details of this funding opportunity can be found on the AHA's Atrial Fibrillation Strategically Focused Research Network (SFRN) website.

Letter of Intent (LOI) Deadline:   November 30, 2017 by 5 p.m. (CT)

Application Deadline:  January 31, 2018 by 5 p.m. (CT)

Awards Announced:   June 2018

Earliest Start Date:  July 1, 2018

Funds Available Up To $5 million

Maximum Project Period:  4 years (with the opportunity for up to a 12-month no-cost extension)