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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
Houston Baker, Ph.D.
Program Director, Imaging Technology Development Branch
NCI
9609 Medical Center Dr.
Room 4W318
Rockville, MD 20850
TEL: 240-276-5908
Email: bakerhou@mail.nih.gov

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


National Eye Institute (NEI) - BRG & BRP only

Scientific Contact
Jerome Wujek, Ph.D.
Research Resources Officer
NEI
5635 Fishers Lane, Ste. 1300
Bethesda, MD 20892-9300
TEL: 301-451-2020
E-Mail: wujekjer@mail.nih.gov

Financial Contact
William Darby
Chief, Grants Management Branch
NEI
5635 Fishers Lane, Ste. 1300
Bethesda, MD 20892-9300
TEL: 301-451-2020
Email: darbyw@mail.nih.gov


National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) - BRG & BRP only

Scientific Contact
Dr. Michael W. Smith
Program Director
NHGRI
5635 Fishers Lane, Ste. 4076
Bethesda, MD 20892-9305
TEL: 301-402-1114
Email: Michael.Smith@nih.gov
Courier services should use: Rockville, MD 20852

Financial Contact
Cheryl Chick
Chief Grants Management Officer
Grants Administration Branch, DER
NHGRI
5635 Fishers Lane, Ste. 4076
Bethesda, MD 20892-9306
TEL: 301-435-7858
Email: ChickC@mail.nih.gov
Courier services should use: Rockville, MD 20852


National Institute on Aging (NIA) - BRP 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

Financial Contact
Linda Whipp
Grants Management Officer
NIA
Gateway Building, Suite 2N212
Bethesda, MD 20892
TEL: 301-496-1472
Email: lw17m@nih.gov


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

Scientific Contact
M. Katherine Jung, Ph.D.
Program Director, Division of Metabolism and Health Effects
NIAAA
National Institutes of Health
Bethesda MD 20892
Office Phone: (301) 443-8744
Cell Phone: (301) 594-0673
Email: jungma@mail.nih.gov

Financial Contact
Judy Fox
Chief, Grants Management Branch
NIAAA
5636 Fishers Lane, Rm. 3023
Rockville, MD 20892-9304
TEL: 301-443-4704
Email: jfox@mail.nih.gov
For Express Mail: Rockville, MD 20852-1705


National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) - BRG only

Scientific Contact
Maria Giovanni, Ph.D.
Director, Office of Genomics and Advanced Technologies
Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
5601 Fishers Lane, RM 7A40
Rockville, MD 20892
Phone: 301-496-1884
Email: mgiovanni@niaid.nih.gov

Financial Contact
Victoria Conners
Grants Management Specialist
5601 Fishers Lane
Bethesda, MD 20892-9824
Telephone: 240-669-2954
Email: connersv@niaid.nih.gov


National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) - EBRG only

Scientific Contact
Gayle E. Lester, Ph.D.
Program Director: Clinical Research & Diagnostic Tools for Osteoarthritis and Bone Quality 
NIAMS/NIH/DHHS
6701 Democracy Blvd; Suite 800
Bethesda, MD 20892-4772
Telephone: 301 594-3511
Mobile Telephone: 301 728-4320
Email: lester1@mail.nih.gov

Financial Contact
Melinda Nelson
Chief Grants Management Officer
Grants Management Branch
NIAMS
6701 Democracy Boulevard – Ste. 800
Bethesda, MD 20892-4872
Email: mn23z@nih.gov

Please note these notices related to NIAMS participation: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-AR-13-016.html


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

Scientific Contact
Seila Selimovic, Ph.D.
Program Director, Division of Discovery Science and Technology
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
6707 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 200  MSC 5477
Bethesda, MD  20892
(301)-451-4577 (Office)
Email: seila.selimovic@nih.gov
Please see NIBIB’s Guidelines on BRP applications.

Financial Contact
Holly Atherton
Chief Grants Management Officer
Office of Grants Management
6707 Democracy Boulevard – Ste. 900
Bethesda, MD 20892-5469
TEL: 301-496-4782
Email: athertoh@mail.nih.gov


Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) - EBRG, BRG & BRP

Scientific Contact
Louis Quatrano, Ph.D.
Program Director, Behavioral Science & Rehabilitation, and National Center for Medical Rehabilitation Research
NICHD
6100 Executive Boulevard, Rm. 2A03
Rockville, MD 20892-7510
TEL: 301-402-4221
Email: quatranol@mail.nih.gov
For Express Mail: Rockville, MD 20852

Financial Contact
Bryan Clark, M.B.A.
Chief, Grants Management Branch
Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD
6100 Executive Boulevard
Rockville, MD 20892-7510
TEL: 301-435-6975
Email: clarkb1@mail.nih.gov


National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) - BRG only

Scientific Contact
Nancy Freeman, Ph.D.
Hearing and Balance/Vestibular Branch
NIDCD
6120 Executive Blvd, MSC 7180
Rockville, MD 20892-7180
TEL: 301-402-3458
Email: freemann@nidcd.nih.gov

Financial Contact
Christopher Myers
Division of Extramural Activities
NIDCD
6120 Executive Boulevard, MSC 7180
Rockville, MD 20892-7180
TEL: 301-435-0713
Email: myersc@mail.nih.gov


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

Scientific Contact
Nadya Lumelsky, Ph.D.
Director, Tissue Engineering and Dental and Craniofacial Regenerative Medicine Program
NIDCR
6701 Democracy Boulevard, Ste. 618
Bethesda, MD 20892-4878
TEL: 301-594-7703
Email: nadyal@nidcr.nih.gov
Please visit the following NIDCR page on specific bioengineering program interests: http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/GrantsAndFunding/FundingOpportunityAnnouncements/ByTopic.htm

Financial Contact
Mary Daley
Chief Grants Management Officer
NIDCR
6701 Democracy Boulevard, Ste. 658
Bethesda, MD 20892-4878
TEL: 301-594-4808
Email: md74u@nih.gov


National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) - EBRG, BRG & BRP

Scientific Contact
Roger G Sorensen, Ph.D.
Chief, Integrative Neuroscience Branch
Division of Neuroscience and Behavior

NIDA
6001 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
Telephone: 301-435-1305
Email: rsorense@mail.nih.gov

Financial Contact
Pamela Fleming
Chief, Grants Management Branch
NIDA
6101 Executive Boulevard, Rm. 270
Rockville, MD 20852
TEL: 301-443-3205
Email: pfleming@mail.nih.gov


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

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

Financial Contact
James R. Williams
Grants Management Specialist
NIH
Division of Extramural Research and Training
Keystone Office Park
530 Davis Drive, Room 3059 (MD K3-11)
Research Triangle Park, NC 27713
TEL: 919-541-1403
Email: williamsjr@niehs.nih.gov


National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) - BRG only

Scientific Contact
Barbara Gerratana, Ph.D.
Biochemistry and Biorelated Chemistry Branch
Division of Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry
NIGMS
45 Center Drive, MSC 6200
Bethesda, MD 20892-6200
TEL: 301-594-3827
Email: gerratanab@mail.nih.gov

Financial Contact
Earl C. Melvin
Grants Management Specialist
NIGMS
45 Center Drive, MSC 6200
Bethesda, MD 20892-6200
TEL: 301-594-3912
Email: melvine@nigms.nih.gov


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

Scientific Contact
Nick Langhals, Ph.D.
Program Director
NINDS
Neuroscience Center, RM 2213
6001 Executive Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: 301-496-1447 
Email: nick.langhals@nih.gov 

Financial Contact
Tijuanna DeCoster, M.P.A.
Chief Grants Management Officer
Grants Management Branch
NINDS
6001 Executive Boulevard, Ste. 3290
Rockville, MD 20892-9537
Telephone: 301-496-9231
Email: decostert@mail.nih.gov

Please visit the following NINDS page for specific bioengineering program interests: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/research/bioengineering/index.htm.


Office of Research on Women’s Health (ORWH)- EBRG only

Scientific Contact
Susan E. Maier, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Special Projects
ORWH
DHHS/NIH/OD/DPCPSI
Democracy II, Suite 400
6707 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20892-5484
TEL: 301-435-1573
Email: Susan.Maier@nih.gov