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Targeting Diseases Caused by Protein Misfolding or Misprocessing

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Health
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - Feb 22, 2005
Applications Due:

Sep 15, 2005

total funding: Not Available
max award: none
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: Not Available
type of funding: Grant
Description:

- The purpose of this PAR is to invite qualified scientific investigators to submit applications designed to identify small molecule reagents that specifically prevent or ameliorate a protein folding or processing defect in simple and complex genetic diseases that are of interest to the participating institutes.

- This funding opportunity will use the NIH Research Project Grant (R01) and Exploratory/Developmental Grant (R21) award mechanisms. The total project period for an application in response to this PAR may not exceed the following durations: 2 years for the R21, and 5 years for the R01. Exploratory/developmental grant applications are highly encouraged.

- Organizations that have any of the following characteristics may submit applications: For profit or non-profit, public or private institutions, such as universities, colleges, hospitals, and laboratories, units of State and local governments, and domestic or foreign institutions/organizations.

- Any individual with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research is invited to work with his/her institution to develop an application for support. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for NIH programs.

- Applicants may submit more than one application, providing there is no scientific or budgetary overlap. The PHS 398 application instructions are available at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html in an interactive format. For further assistance contact GrantsInfo, Telephone (301) 435-0714, Email: GrantsInfo@nih.gov. Telecommunications for the hearing impaired is available at: TTY 301-451-0088.

Who can apply:

Anyone/General Public
City Or Township Governments
County Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Independent School Districts
Individual/Family
Minority Group
Native American Organization
Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Profit Organization
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
Special District Governments
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Aging Research
Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism Research
Extramural Research Programs in the Neurosciences and Neurological Disorders

More Information:

http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-05-056.html

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