Mood Disorders in People Living with HIV: Mechanisms and Pathways (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
The purpose of this initiative is to support studies to better understand the underlying mechanisms and interplay of biological, psychosocial and structural factors contributing to mood disorders in people living with HIV. Exploratory and high-risk research projects are appro?priate for this funding opportunity announcement. Applications testing a fully conceptualized and hypothesis-based solid premise founded with adequate preliminary data should consider applying to the companion R01 announcement RFA-MH-21-116. Basic and preclinical research in domestic and international settings are of interest. Multidisciplinary research teams and collaborative alliances are encouraged but not required.