Scientific and Financial Contacts for NIH Bioengineering Program Announcements

Inquiries regarding scientific and management issues, or other concerns related to the EBRG, BRG, or BRP funding announcements at specific NIH Institutes or Centers can be directed to the scientific contacts. Budgetary questions can be directed to the financial contacts.

For more information about the EBRG, BRG, and BRP funding opportunities, see our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Not all NIH Institutes and Centers participate in the all the bioengineering funding announcements, and some have differing policies. Please see the EBRG, BRG, or BRP announcement for a list of the participating Institutes and Centers. The Institutes listed below with special links under the scientific contact have additional information regarding their particular procedures, programs, and priorities.

National Cancer Institute (NCI) - EBRG, BRG & BRP

Scientific Contact
Miguel Ossandon, Ph.D.
Program Director, Cancer Diagnosis Program, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis
9609 Medical Center Dr.
Room 3W424
Rockville, MD 20850
TEL: 240-276-5714

Financial Contact
Shane Woodward
Branch Chief
9609 Medical Center Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-9725
Telephone: 240-276-6303

National Eye Institute (NEI) - BRG & BRP only

Scientific Contact
Tony Gover, Ph.D.
Program Director
6700B Rockledge Drive, Suite 3411
Bethesda, MD 20892
TEL: 301-529-7370

National Institute on Aging (NIA) - BRP only

Scientific Contact
Winifred Rossi, M.A.
Deputy Director, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Ste. 3C307
Bethesda, MD 20892-9205
TEL: 301-496-3836

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) - BRP & EBRG only

Scientific Contact
M. Katherine Jung, Ph.D.
Director, Division of Metabolism and Health Effects
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda MD 20892
Office Phone: (301) 443-8744

National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) - BRG & BRP only

Scientific Contact
George Zubal, Ph.D.
Program Director, Division of Applied Science and Technology
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
6707 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 200  MSC 5477
Bethesda, MD  20892
(301)-451-4780 (Office)
Please see NIBIB’s Guidelines on BRP applications.

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) - EBRG, BRG & BRP

Scientific Contact
Les Reinlib, Ph.D.
Division of Extramural Research and Training 
530 Davis Dr., Rm 3072
Research Triangle Park, NC 27713
TEL: 919-541-4998

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) - BRG only

Scientific Contact
Sahana N. Kukke, Ph.D.
Program Director, Neural Engineering
Phone: 301-496-1447