- This initiative will support a consortium of investigators to conduct epidemiologic research on the outcomes and health needs of live organ donors. Research to be supported under this RFA will focus on the medical and functional outcomes of individuals who have donated a kidney or a lobe of lung for transplantation.
- In FY 2006, the NIAID and the NHLBI anticipate awarding a total of $2.1 million to establish this new research program.
- Two to three awards to Clinical Centers and one award to a Data Coordinating Center are anticipated.
- This initiative will be funded using the single-project Cooperative Agreement (U01) mechanism.
- Eligible organizations include for-profit and non-profit organizations; public or private institutions such as universities, colleges, hospitals, and laboratories; units of State or local governments; and faith-based or community-based organizations. Only domestic institutions may apply.
- Eligible principal investigators (PIs) include individuals with expertise in organ transplantation and epidemiologic research.
- Each applicant PI may submit one application. An institution may submit two applications providing that one is for a Clinical Center and the other for a Data Coordinating Center; however, an individual may not appear as key personnel on more than one application.
- Applications must be prepared using the PHS 398 research grant application. Instructions for its use are available at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html. Further assistance is available at GrantsInfo, telephone (301) 435-0714, email Grantsinfo@nih.gov.
- Telecommunications for the hearing impaired is available at: TTY 301-451-0088
Who can apply:
City Or Township Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Independent School Districts
Native American Organization
Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
Special District Governments
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Eligible functional categories:
Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation Research
Lung Diseases Research
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