Preliminary Clinical Studies in Preparation for Large Interventional Trials of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (CAM) Therapies (R34)

Application Due Date: 2013-09-07  |  Post Date: 2010-04-06  |  Funding Number: PAR-10-163

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Description: Purpose. The goal of this FOA, issued by the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, is to support early phase clinical research and development on high priority CAM interventions. This mechanism is intended to support the development of methodology and the preliminary data needed for planning and design of subsequent, larger randomized clinical trials, cluster randomized trials or cohort studies. This mechanism is not appropriate for support of randomized clinical trials to test or determine efficacy. It is appropriate for development of preliminary studies that will contribute to the design of either efficacy or real-world effectiveness studies. Mechanism of Support. This FOA will utilize the R34 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: 225000
Award Floor: None
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement: N
CFDA Number: 93.213
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