Human Pancreatic Islet Cell Resources (ICRs)

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Human Pancreatic Islet Cell Resources (ICRs): - Purpose: This Request for Applications seeks to identify and provide financial support to organizations to continue the Islet Cell Resource Center (ICR) program. These centers would be responsible for the procurement of whole pancreata, isolation and quality control of islet cell preparations, and distribution of islets for both approved laboratory research and clinical protocols. They would also perform research and development to improve isolation techniques, cellular viability and function, and shipping procedures; develop and implement methods that standardize assessment of islet mass, composition, quality, viability and other characteristics that are predictive of successful transplantation and clinical efficacy throughout the Nation. - Funds available: NCRR and the Special Statutory Funding Program for Type 1 Diabetes Research, administered by NIDDK, will provide up to $8 million per year. - Number and duration of awards: Six to eight awards will be made for 3-year periods with the possibility of extending the duration to 5-year periods should sufficient funds become available. - Mechanism of support: The U42 (Cooperative Agreement) mechanism will be used. - Eligible organizations: Applications for the ICR portion of this RFA may be submitted by domestic not-for-profit organizations, public and private organizations, such as universities, colleges, hospitals, laboratories, units of state and local governments, and eligible agencies of the Federal government. Foreign institutions are not eligible to receive awards under this solicitation. However, under exceptional circumstances, a foreign component critical to an ICR may be included as a part of the program. - Eligible principal investigators: Individuals with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to plan, organize, and administer an ICR are eligible principal investigators. Members of racial and/or ethnic minority groups, women, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply as principal investigators. An individual may be a principal investigator on only one application. - Number of applications each institution may submit: An institution may be party to multiple applications for any ICR, although it may be the applicant institution on only one application. - Application materials: See Section IV.1. - Telecommunications for the hearing impaired: Available at TTY 301-451-0088.
Federal Grant Title: Human Pancreatic Islet Cell Resources (ICRs)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Education Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-RR-05-003
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.38993.847
CFDA Descriptions: Research Infrastructure 93.847 Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Jan 06, 2006
Posted Date: Jul 18, 2005
Creation Date: Jul 18, 2005
Archive Date: Feb 05, 2006
Total Program Funding: $8,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $775,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
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 Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education State governments County governments City or township governments Special district governments Independent school districts Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible agencies of the Federal Government are eligible to apply. Foreign institutions are not eligible to apply. However, under exceptional circumstances, a foreign component critical to an ICR may be included as a part of the program.
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