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Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Programs

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 - Jan 10, 2005
Applications Due:

Mar 25, 2005

total funding: $4,000,000
max award: $950,000
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: 4
type of funding: Grant

- Purpose: The purpose of this RFA is to support the early career development of clinical researchers who would be expected to achieve excellence in their ability to design and oversee research in multidisciplinary team settings, and have a high potential to become leaders of various fields of clinical research critical to the overall mission of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). To accomplish this aim, the NIH invites institutions with well-established clinical research infrastructures to submit applications for the establishment of Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Career Development Programs. Career Development Programs supported under this RFA must include a broad representation of clinically relevant disciplines and professions (including but not limited to internal medicine, surgery, pediatrics, obstetrics/gynecology, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, statistics, nursing, psychology, and engineering) and their various specialties and sub-spec!
ialties. Programs must include a structured core didactic component and a practical training component in various aspects of the design, conduct, and analysis of clinical research. Individuals should be trained in team research settings and will be known as NIH Clinical Research Scholars (CR Scholars).

- Funds Available: The NIH Roadmap plans to provide approximately $4 million for this initiative in FY 2005.

- Size and Duration of Awards: Individual awards may be up to $950,000 direct costs for the first year, then escalate to up to $2.05 million direct costs in the second year, and up to $3.37 million direct costs in the third through fifth years.

- Mechanism of Support: The Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Award (K12) mechanism.

- Eligible Organizations: For-profit or non-profit public or private institutions, such as universities, colleges, and hospitals. Foreign institutions are not eligible to apply.

- Eligible Principal Investigators should have a strong and active track record in clinical research, clinical research training, and administration that demonstrates the skills, knowledge, and experience necessary to develop and manage the proposed Career Development Program.

- Number of applications each eligible institution may submit: One

- Where one can get application materials: Applications must be prepared using the PHS 398 forms. The PHS 398 is 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
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:

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Extramural Research

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