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CDC calls for amr-related research proposals

THIS IS AN IMMEDIATE CALL FOR WHITE PAPERS. This White Paper call will be open until May 6, 2016. White papers must be received electronically by 5:00 p.m. on May 6, 2016 in order to be considered for further evaluation. White papers should be submitted electronically to the CDC BAA Technical Coordinator, Mim Kelly at MKelly2@cdc.gov. Please refer to Webniar and OADS Broad Agency Announcement Amendment for more information.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has posted a call for research proposals for a competitive selection process. Contracts that are awarded based on responses to this broad agency announcement are as a result of full and open competition and therefore in full compliance with the provisions of PL 98-369, “The Competition in Contracting Act of 1984.”

Funding of research within CDC will be determined by funding availability and the following broad research priorities:

  1. Microbiome assessment and intervention to address antibiotic resistance
  2. Understanding and prevention of antibiotic-resistant organism transmission and emergence
  3. Enhanced understanding of medication safety threats
  4. Evaluating the capacity for tracking and preventing antibiotic-resistance threats in non-acute care settings
  5. Improving timeliness, accuracy and usability of public health surveillance and survey data
  6. Integration of epidemiologic and genomics data