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Research Grants

Center for Early Lifestage Vulnerabilities to Environmental Stressors

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Office of Science Advisor, Policy and Engagement
Office of Research and Development
Science to Achieve Results (STAR) Program

Center for Early Lifestage Vulnerabilities to Environmental Stressors

This is the initial announcement of this funding opportunity.

Funding Opportunity Number: EPA-G2020-STAR-E1, Center for Early Lifestage Vulnerabilities to Environmental Stressors

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 66.509

Solicitation Opening Date: August 27, 2020
Solicitation Closing Date: November 12, 2020 : 11:59:59 pm Eastern Time

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications to support a Center for Early Lifestage Vulnerabilities to Environmental Stressors. EPA is interested in supporting a transdisciplinary research center to better understand potential causal relationships among cumulative exposures to chemicals and non-chemical environmental stressors during early lifestages and modifying factors that result in adverse developmental health effects. Developmental health outcomes may include attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), reduced IQ, obesity, lessened self-regulatory capacities, anxiety, depression, attention problems, lower memory function, or structural changes to the brain. The application should include the development and demonstration of novel and revolutionary quantitative methods and approaches to integrate multidisciplinary data (epidemiology, toxicology, exposure science, risk assessment, public health, social science, and environmental science)

For more information, and how to apply, please click on the link provided below.

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