Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Biomarker Study (U01)

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Federal Grant Title: Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Biomarker Study (U01)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-NS-12-004
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.853
CFDA Descriptions: Extramural Research Programs in the Neurosciences and Neurological Disorders
Current Application Deadline: Sep 01, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Sep 01, 2011
Posted Date: Jun 09, 2011
Creation Date: Jun 09, 2011
Archive Date: Oct 02, 2011
Total Program Funding: $1,750,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
The purpose of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA), issued by NINDS, is to invite applications for a study of candidate biomarkers in Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA). The study will be done using the NeuroNEXT infrastructure (as established in response to RFA-NS-11-009, RFA-NS-11-010, RFA-NS-11-008) along with ad hoc clinical sites as appropriate. This is a milestone-driven cooperative agreement program involving participation of NIH staff in the development of the project plan and monitoring of research progress.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities - 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 - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U.S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations) are eligible to apply, but will have to work with the U.S.-based NeuroNEXT infrastructure.
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