Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinsons Disease Research (P50)

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Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinsons Disease Research (P50): Purpose. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) invites new and competing renewal applications for the Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinsons Disease Research program. Proposed Centers must involve multidisciplinary teams engaged in integrative basic, translational and clinical research on Parkinsons disease (PD), with the primary objective of transforming this research into the development of new treatments. Investigations on related parkinsonian disorders may be included, to the extent that these inform and/or expand research on PD. Accomplishment of the stated goals of the Center, and of each project, must require substantial collaborative efforts and the utilization of common resource cores. All proposed Centers must include a pre-clinical and/or clinical translational research project. In this context, pre-clinical translation is defined as pre-IND/IDE (Investigational New Drug/Investigational Device Exemption) stage research on potential therapeutic or diagnostic candidates. Clinical translational projects are early-stage projects in human subjects that are designed as first steps toward transformation of scientific discoveries arising from basic research, clinical research or population studies into new modalities for the prevention, treatment and cure of PD. All Centers are required to have an Administrative Core; inclusion of other research and core components is flexible within stated budget limits. Inclusion of a clinical component, a clinical translational research project plus a clinical resource core, is encouraged, as is emphasis on training and public outreach activities. The Udall Center Director (PI) must be an established leader in scientific research with visionary leadership skills and proven expertise in research project and personnel management. Eligible institutions must demonstrate commitment to and support for the establishment and continuation of the proposed Udall Center. Successful applicants will participate in a network of existing Udall Centers to foster the translation of new scientific findings and technological developments into novel treatments for PD.
Federal Grant Title: Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinsons Disease Research (P50)
Federal Agency Name: National Institutes of Health
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-NS-10-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.853
CFDA Descriptions: Extramural Research Programs in the Neurosciences and Neurological Disorders
Current Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2009
Original Application Deadline: Dec 10, 2009
Posted Date: Oct 06, 2009
Creation Date: Oct 06, 2009
Archive Date: Jan 10, 2010
Total Program Funding: $9,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - 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; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) .
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