NINR supports clinical, basic, and translational research to build the scientific foundation for clinical practice, prevent disease and disability, manage and eliminate symptoms caused by illness, enhance palliative and end-of-life care, and train the next generation of scientists. The Division of Extramural Science Programs (DESP) serves NINR’s extramural research community and the Institute by overseeing policy and management for grants and contracts to support NINR research and training. DESP also performs other specialized functions for the Institute, such as overseeing a nationwide Research Centers program.

 

DESP Offices
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    OEP manages the funding activities of NINR that occur outside of NIH, in research institutions across the country and around the world.
    OEP manages the funding activities of NINR that occur outside of NIH, in research institutions across the country and around the world.
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    OEPCR manages the funding activities of NINR in end-of-life and palliative care research including support of EOLPC activities across the NIH and extramural community.
    OEPCR manages the funding activities of NINR in end-of-life and palliative care research including support of EOLPC activities across the NIH and extramural community.
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    OERA provides leadership and advice to the Senior Executive for Science Programs on implementing and coordinating extramural research, training and career development grant program operations and policies.
    OERA provides leadership and advice to the Senior Executive for Science Programs on implementing and coordinating extramural research, training and career development grant program operations and policies.
Questions? Contact a Program Officer
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    Early in the planning stage of your project, it is recommend that investigators contact a program director. Program staff are your primary source of information for scientific, funding and programmatic matters.
    Early in the planning stage of your project, it is recommend that investigators contact a program director. Program staff are your primary source of information for scientific, funding and programmatic matters.
DESP Resources