Strategies for Responsibly Reporting Back Environmental Health and Non-Genomic Research Results


Deadline passed. Most recent deadline: June 15, 2023. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), the NIH Office of Science Policy (OSP), the All of Us Research Program, and the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI), have announced this new funding opportunity. Desirable applications will identify, develop and/or adapt, as well as test strategies for responsibly reporting back environmental health, non-genomic research, and gene-environment interaction (GxE) results to research participants and/or key partners.Key objectives include:Advance the science of responsible report-back of environmental health research and other non-genomic research results to establish best practices/guidelines through research and evaluation.Identify preferences, perceived risks and benefits, barriers and facilitators related to responsibly reporting back research results. Use these new insights to inform the evolving practice of Report-back of Research Results.Recognize the role of Report-back of Research Results in reducing health disparities and advancing health equity.

Funding Amount
Application budgets are limited to $250K direct costs per year. The maximum project period is 4 years.
Matching Funds
Higher Education Institutions; Nonprofits Other Than Institutions of Higher Education; For-Profit Organizations; Local Governments including state, city, and both federally recognized and non-federally recognized Tribal governments; Federal Governments; Native American Tribal Organizations; and Others
Contact Information
On email correspondence, please use subject line – “RBRR: Question on RFA-ES-23-006” – when reaching out to the three Scientific/Research Contacts listed:

Liam O'Fallon, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Telephone: 984.287.3298, Email:

Lydia Kline, MPH, MA, Office of Science Policy, Telephone: 301.827.9693, Email:

Dave J Kaufman, NATIONAL HUMAN GENOME RESEARCH INSTITUTE, Telephone: 301.594.6907, E-mail: