NIOSH has funded research projects and epidemiologic studies designed to help answer critical questions about physical and mental health conditions related to the September 2001 terrorist attacks. The areas of interest for these studies include: biomarkers of exposures or health outcomes; epidemiologic studies; exposure-response relationships; improvements in diagnosis and treatment; patterns of illness (age, gender, etc.); risk factors for disease; and other research studies on WTC-related health conditions or emerging conditions.
Below is a list of projects and studies currently underway. Included in the list is a description, the name of the principle investigator, and contact information for each project:Agreements Awarded in FY 2013
At the current time, there are no research funding opportunities available for the WTC Health Program. We do anticipate that opportunities will be available during 2014. Please refer back to this page for additional information when the opportunity becomes available.
Cooperative Research Agreements Related to the World Trade Center Health Program (U01) (FOA Number PAR-12-126)
The maximum funding period for the FY 14 Announcement "Cooperative Research Agreements Related to the World Trade Center Health Program (U01)" is for up to two years. The table under the Research Objectives in Section I of the announcement will be amended to so that the long-term project period will be up to two years.