NOT-AI-22-013 Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Advancing Research Needed to Develop a Universal Influenza

The purpose of this Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) is to support research that contributes to the areas of interest outlined in “A Universal Influenza Vaccine: The Strategic Plan for the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.” The proposed research should have clear relevance to the research objectives defined in the strategic plan, which encompasses three major research areas:

  • Improve understanding of transmission, natural history and pathogenesis of influenza virus infection
  • Characterize influenza immunity and correlates of immune protection
  • Support rational design of universal influenza vaccines