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Centers of Excellence in Translational Human Stem Cell Research

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Health
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - Oct 5, 2004
Applications Due:

Mar 24, 2005

total funding: $4,500,000
max award: $1,000,000
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: 3
type of funding: Grant
Description:

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) invite applications for specialized Centers to accelerate application of the latest advances in human stem cell biology for the development of novel diagnostic or therapeutic uses, and of preclinical studies employing human stem cells in animal models of disease. The P50 mechanism will be used to create three Centers of Excellence in Translational Human Stem Cell Research. These centers will bring together basic stem cell biologists, researchers and clinicians with disease-specific expertise, physicians and surgeons skilled in novel modes of cell delivery, and investigators experienced in developing and assessing animal models of human diseases to create new research teams, and to conduct hitherto-unexplored projects such as preclinical studies for cell-based therapy. This initiative targets critical gaps in research that are delaying the conversion of new discoveries to new therapies, and particularly encourages!
the formation of new, multidisciplinary teams involving scientists that may not have worked in the human stem cell field and those that incorporate the full spectrum of expertise and experience in translational medical research. We anticipate that such research will ultimately lead to innovative approaches for the prevention, treatment, and cure of disease, and accelerate the translation of basic scientific discoveries in the laboratory to new treatments for patients. The NIH intends to commit up to $4.5 million dollars in FY 2005 to fund three new Centers. Eligible organizations include domestic public or private institutions. There is no limit on the number of applications from an institution or individual. Any individual with the skills, knowledge and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research is invited to work with the institution to develop and application for support. Individuals from underrepresented or disadvantaged groups are always encouraged to appl!
y for NIH programs. The PHS 398 application instructions are available
at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html in an interactive format. For further assistance contact Grantsinfo, Telephone (301) 435-0714, Email: Grantsinfo@nih.gov.

Who can apply:

Anyone/General Public
City Or Township Governments
County Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Independent School Districts
Individual/Family
Minority Group
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)
Profit Organization
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:
Funding Sources:

Blood Diseases and Resources Research
Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research
Extramural Research Programs in the Neurosciences and Neurological Disorders
Heart and Vascular Diseases Research
Lung Diseases Research

More Information:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-05-005.html

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