NIH recently issued a clarification of its policy regarding a change in Program Director/Principal Investigator status. The notice reminds grantee institutions about the NIH’s prior approval policy requirements when an institution seeks to change the status of a PI or other senior/key personnel as designated in the Notice of Award. This Notice also clarifies situations in which NIH’s prior approval is required.
The link to the notice is set forth below. Please forward this notice to your faculty and researchers as appropriate. Questions regarding the notice or this prior approval requirement should be directed to your Contract and Grant Officer.
- Clarification of NIHs Policy Regarding a Change in Program Directors/Principal Investigators Status
(NOT-OD-18-172) Office of the Director, NIH
Executive Director, Sponsored Projects
Sponsored Projects Administration
UCI Office of Research
141 Innovation, Suite 250
Irvine, CA 92697-7600
PH: (949) 824-2897
Fax: (949) 824-2094