RFPs

BARDA and NIAID RFPs addressing bacterial, fungal, and viral threats

Dear All, When it rains, it pours … and sometimes in a good way! Today saw the release of requests for proposals by NIAID and BARDA for therapeutics (antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral), vaccines (again, all 3 areas), and diagnostics. It’s an impressive list of opportunities that covers both biothreat pathogens as well as NIAID’s list of

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RFP: Gender inequality in AMR (with a focus on sub-Saharan Africa)

Dear All, Continuing with the theme of socio-economic inequality and AMR that we discussed in prior newsletters (31 Jan 2022, “RFP: Support For Creating Antimicrobial Stewardship Centers Of Excellence” and 26 Oct 2021, “$50-100k Grants To Address Socioeconomic Outcome Disparities Due To AMR-Related Factors”), we today have an RFP on gender and AMR from the

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FDA offers 2 fellowships and 3 RFPs! Endpoints, breakpoints, PROs & more!

Dear All, Our colleagues at FDA are planning some serious AMR-related research during 2021-22 with the following fellowships and RFPs. Extended details are available via the links — you can also find brief summaries below my signature or via FDA’s research webpage. Wow! FDA Fellowship #1: A study of ordinal endpoints for antibiotic trials using

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Jan-Feb meetings; CDC releases Healthcare Epidemiology RFP

Dear All: Happy New Year! I hope everyone was able to take a least a brief break over the holidays. Two things for today. First, there are two meetings in January and one in February that have just popped onto my radar. See the meetings calendar for a pair of Keystone Symposia on the microbiome,

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WHO to create a Priority Pathogen List for Fungi! / RFP to build the list

Dear All, WHO have been thinking about the threat of resistant fungi as well as resistant bacteria. An initial discussion by a small working group on approaches to priority fungal pathogens (April 2020, here’s the link to the report) concluded that Candida auris; azole-resistant Candida spp., azole-resistant Aspergillus fumigatus, Cryptococcus neoformans (& C. gattii), Pneumocystis jirovecii, Mucorales, and potentially Histoplasmosis were

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Wellcome Trust RFP: Landscape Report on Early antibiotic development

Dear All, The Wellcome Trust Drug-Resistant Infections team wants to understand what researchers in academia and SMEs need to enable them to be better able to make progress with their early antibiotic discovery projects. Although some programs are now in place (e.g., the accelerator support provided by CARB-X), what are the remaining barriers?  To help

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Research opportunity: Two RFPs from Wellcome Trust in support of the UN IACG

Dear All: I have just learned that Wellcome Trust is seeking applications to address an RFP (Request for Proposal) for two pieces of work designed to support the recently created UN Interagency Coordination Group (IACG) on AMR. RFP #1 is for a review of the roles, responsibilities and remit of UN organisations in relation to AMR, identifying

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