Selected Topics in Transfusion Medicine (R01)

Application Due Date: 2013-01-07  |  Post Date: 2009-11-27  |  Funding Number: PAR-10-034

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Description: Purpose. This FOA issued by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH) encourages research grant applications from investigators who propose to study topics that will determine blood banking and transfusion practice. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) is responsible for supporting research in blood banking and transfusion medicine. This research aimed at improving the safety and availability of the blood supply and the practice of transfusion medicine is critical to public health since about five million patients receive blood transfusions every year in the U.S. Since blood transfusions pose infectious and non-infectious risks to recipients, it is important to understand the determinants of transfusion-associated adverse events and how best to minimize transfusion risks. It is also crucial to maintain an adequate blood supply by minimizing the risks associated with the donation process and developing enhanced recruitment and retention programs. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will use the NIH Research Project (R01) grant mechanism and runs in parallel with an FOA of identical scientific scope, PAR-10-033 that encourages applications under the R21 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. Budget and Project Period. The total project period for an application submitted in response to this funding opportunity may not exceed five years.

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: 93.839
Funding Instrument Type: G

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State Governments
County Governments
City or Township Governments
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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