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Injury Center Funding Opportunity Announcements (FOAs)

CE09-004: Research Grants to Prevent Unintentional Poisoning from Drug Overdoses

Initial Fiscal Year: 2009
Program: ERPO
FOA Number: CE09-004
FOA Title: Research Grants to Prevent Unintentional Poisoning from Drug Overdoses


1. Build the scientific base for the prevention of unintentional poisonings from drug overdoses in the adult population.

2. Encourage professionals from a wide spectrum of disciplines in epidemiology, medicine, pharmacology, biostatistics, public policy, public health law, and behavioral and socia sciences to conduct drug overdose prevention research.

3. Encourage investigators to propose exploratory research that involves the piloting and/or evaluation of novel approaches to drug overdose prevention.

4. Address the priorities reflected in NCIPC’s research agenda related to unintentional poisoning.

Awarded Projects

Project Title: Impact of overdose prevention education and intranasal naloxone on fatal and non-fatal opioid overdose rates
Grant Number: 1 R21 CE001602-01
Project Period: 09/30/09-09/29/12

Project Title: Unintentional Poisoning from Prescription Drug Overdoses Among Veterans
Grant Number: 1 R21 CE001605-01
Project Period: 09/30/09-09/29/12