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 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