Exploratory/Developmental Investigations on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (R21)

Application Due Date: 2013-05-07  |  Post Date: 2010-03-22  |  Funding Number: PAS-10-148

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Link to Full Announcement: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAS-10-148.html

Description: Purpose. The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support innovative exploratory/developmental investigations in primary immunodeficiency diseases focusing on ex vivo studies with human specimens and on studies with current or new animal models, including novel clinical strategies for detecting, identifying the molecular basis of, or developing innovative therapies for, primary immunodeficiency diseases. Investigators who have no prior history of receiving independent NIH funding or no prior history of receiving independent NIH funding in this field are encouraged to apply to this FOA. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will use the NIH Exploratory/Developmental (R21) award mechanism and runs in parallel with a FOA of identical scientific scope, PA-10-147, that encourages applications under the R03 small grant mechanism. Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. It is anticipated that approximately $650,000 will be available under this FOA and that 2 new awards will be made each fiscal year. 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: 650000
Award Ceiling: 200000
Award Floor: None
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: N
CFDA Number: 93.855, 93.865000000
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