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Notice of Intent to Issue an FOA (RFA) to Continue the Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Centers Program

Funding Contact(s): John Porter, Ph.D.
Funding Categories: Channels, Synapses and Circuits

Brief Description:

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) , the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) intend to issue an RFA for new (type 1) or competitive renewal (type 2) applications for the support of Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Cooperative Research Centers (Wellstone MDCRCs). The Wellstone MDCRCs funded through this program have contributed toward the goal of improving the detection, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of the muscular dystrophies. The initial three Wellstone MDCRCs were funded in 2003. The RFA to continue the Wellstone MDCRCs is expected to be published in the Spring of 2007 with applications using the U54 Specialized Center—Cooperative Agreement mechanism due in the Fall of 2007.



NIH Guide: NOT-NS-07-005
Release Date: 2007-02-08
Expiration Date: 2007-07-01