Alzheimers Disease Drug Development Program (U01)

Application Due Date: 2013-05-07  |  Post Date: 2010-05-21  |  Funding Number: PA-10-205

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Description: Purpose. The objective of this solicitation is to stimulate research in the pre-clinical development and testing of novel therapeutic compounds aimed at slowing, halting, or reversing the progressive decline in cognitive function and modifying the behavioral symptoms in Alzheimers disease (AD); or delaying the onset of or preventing AD, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), or age-related cognitive decline. This initiative is intended to stimulate activities focused on providing sufficient data to submit an Investigational New Drug (IND) application to the Food and Drug Administration to begin human clinical testing of potential new therapies. For this program neither mechanistic/basic studies nor clinical trials will be supported; only applications to develop a therapy will be accepted. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the U01 grant mechanism. Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. NIA has set aside $3.0 M in total costs in FY2011 for applications submitted in response to this program announcement. However, because the nature and scope of the proposed research will vary from application to application, it is anticipated that the size and duration of each award will also vary. The total amount awarded and the number of awards will depend upon the number, quality, duration, and costs of the applications received

Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
Estimated Total Program Funding: 3000000
Award Ceiling: None
Award Floor: None
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: N
CFDA Number: 93.866
Funding Instrument Type: CA

Eligible Applicants:
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 r
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other tha
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS,
Private institutions of higher education
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses