Clinical Trial Planning Grants for Critical Illness and Injury in Aging (R34)

Application Due Date: 2013-01-07  |  Post Date: 2009-12-01  |  Funding Number: PA-10-045

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Description: Purpose. This FOA issued by the National Institute on Aging encourages Clinical Trial Planning Grant (R34) applications to develop research protocols for Phase III and IV clinical trials related to critical illness and injury in aging. The planning grant mechanism is intended to permit early peer review of the rationale and design of the proposed Phase III or IV clinical trial, and to support development of a research team, tools for data management and research oversight, recruitment strategies, detailed protocol and Manual of Procedures (MOP), and other essential components necessary for a competitive clinical trial application. This FOA is NOT designed for collecting preliminary data or conducting pilot studies in support of the scientific rationale for a clinical trial. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the Clinical Trial Planning Grant (R34) mechanism and runs in parallel with PA-10-042, that encourages applications under the R01 Research Project grant mechanism, PA-10-043, that encourages applications under the R03 Small Research Grant mechanism, and PA-10-044, that encourages applications under the R21 Exploratory/Developmental grant mechanism. Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. Awards issued under this FOA are contingent upon the availability of funds and the submission of a sufficient number of meritorious applications.

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

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