Scientific and Financial Contacts for NIH Bioengineering Program Announcements

Inquiries regarding scientific and management issues or other concerns related to the Bioengineering Research Grants (BRG) or Bioengineering Partnerships with Industry (BPI) funding announcements at specific NIH Institutes or Centers can be directed to the scientific contacts. Budgetary questions can be directed to the financial contacts.

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

Not all NIH Institutes and Centers participate in all the bioengineering funding announcements, and some have differing policies. Please see the BRG or BPI 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) - BRG & BPI

Scientific Contact

Miguel Ossandon, Ph.D.
Program Director, Cancer Diagnosis Program, Division of Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis
NCI
9609 Medical Center Dr
Room 3W424
Rockville, MD 20850
TEL: 240-276-5714
Email: ossandom@mail.nih.gov

Financial Contact

Shane Woodward
Branch Chief
NCI
9609 Medical Center Dr
Bethesda, MD 20892-9725
Telephone: 240-276-6303
Email: woodwars@mail.nih.gov


National Eye Institute (NEI) - BRG & BPI only

Scientific Contact

Tony Gover, Ph.D.
Program Director
NEI
6700B Rockledge Drive, Suite 3411
Bethesda, MD 20892
TEL: 301-529-7370
E-Mail: tony.gover@nih.gov


National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) - BRP only

Scientific Contact

Orlando Lopez
Director, Dental Materials and Biomaterials & Coordinator, Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer Research Program
NIDCR
6701 Democracy Blvd, Room 612
Bethesda, MD 20892-4878
TEL: 301-402-4243
Email: orlando.lopez@nih.gov

Tanya Hoodbhoy
Director, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Program 
NIDCR
6701 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20892-4878
TEL: 301-549-1310
Email: tanyah@nih.gov


National Institute on Aging (NIA) - BPI only

Scientific Contact

Winifred Rossi, M.A.
Deputy Director, Division of Geriatrics and Clinical Gerontology
NIA
7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Ste. 3C307
Bethesda, MD 20892-9205
TEL: 301-496-3836
Email: rossiw@nia.nih.gov


National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) - BPI only

Scientific Contact

M. Katherine Jung, Ph.D.

Director, Division of Metabolism and Health Effects
NIAAA
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda MD 20892
Office Phone: (301) 443-8744
Email: jungma@mail.nih.gov


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

Scientific Contact

Guoying Liu, 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)-594-5220 (Office)
Email: liug@mail.nih.gov


National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) - BRG & BPI

Scientific Contact

Les Reinlib, Ph.D.

Division of Extramural Research and Training
NIEHS
530 Davis Dr., Rm 3072
Research Triangle Park, NC 27713
TEL: 919-541-4998
Email: reinlib@niehs.nih.gov


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

Scientific Contact

Sahana N. Kukke, Ph.D.

Program Director, Neural Engineering
NINDS
Phone: 301-496-1447
Email: sahana.kukke@nih.gov