Intestinal Failure, Short Gut Syndrome and Small Bowel Transplantation (R21)

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Intestinal Failure, Short Gut Syndrome and Small Bowel Transplantation (R21): The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) seeks grant applications to study the pathogenesis, natural history, treatment and complications of intestinal failure and its therapies, including parenteral nutrition and small bowel transplantation. Intestinal failure, which is defined as reduced absorption of nutrients from the gastrointestinal tract resulting in the need for parenteral nutrition for survival, has many causes, including primary defects of intestinal epithelial absorption, motility disorders, and loss of large portions of the intestine due to surgical resection for congenital defects, necrotizing enterocolitis, ischemia, trauma, and inflammatory bowel disease. It is estimated that 20,000 individuals in the United States are supported by parenteral nutrition for intestinal failure and that the economic and quality of life burden for these patients is very high. A small fraction of these patients undergo small bowel transplantation, a treatment with significant morbidity, mortality, and high cost. Thus, new fundamental discoveries that lead to ways to prevent intestinal failure or its complications, to improve existing therapies, parenteral nutrition or small bowel transplantation, or to devise novel therapies, could lead to a significant improvement in quality of life and decreased cost of care for patients suffering from intestinal failure.
Federal Grant Title: Intestinal Failure, Short Gut Syndrome and Small Bowel Transplantation (R21)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Health Food and Nutrition
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: PA-06-229
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.848
CFDA Descriptions: Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Research
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Multiple Receipt Dates - See Link to Full Announce
Posted Date: Mar 10, 2006
Creation Date: Nov 09, 2006
Archive Date: Dec 15, 2006
Total Program Funding:
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $200,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Independent school districts Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education City or township governments State governments Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Special district governments County governments Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities For profit organizations other than small businesses Private institutions of higher education Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility
Foreign institutions are eligible to apply. Eligible agencies of the Federal Government are eligible to apply.
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