Validation of Novel Therapeutic Targets for Huntingtons Disease (R01)

Application Due Date: 2013-05-07  |  Post Date: 2010-04-30  |  Funding Number: PAS-10-183


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Description: Purpose. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) invites research project grant (R01) applications aimed at validating novel molecular targets for disease-modifying therapeutic intervention in Huntingtons disease. This FOA is for support of new projects, and not the continuation of projects that have already been initiated with NIH funding. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the R01 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. $4,500,000 has been set aside in fiscal year 2011 for support of 3 to 4 R01 research projects (assuming average direct costs of $250,000 per year and an average length of four years) in addition to those funded within NINDS regular funding policies. In subsequent years, the amount available will be contingent upon the availability of funds and will be announced in Notices published in the NIH Guide to Grants and Contracts.

Expected Number of Awards: Not Available
Estimated Total Program Funding: 4500000
Award Ceiling: None
Award Floor: None
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: N
CFDA Number: 93.853
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
Others