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NINDS Neuroscience Funding Announcements

Morris K. Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Centers of Excellence

Funding Contact(s): Diane DiEuliis, Ph.D.
Funding Categories: Neurodegeneration

Brief Description:

In response to continuing research progress and opportunity, and in recognition of continuing Congressional interest to intensify and to expand basic and clinical research in Parkinson's disease, The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) invite qualified investigators to submit grant applications for the establishment of Morris K. Udall Parkinson's Disease Research Centers of Excellence. The purpose of this Program Announcement (PA) is to encourage additional research opportunities and discoveries that will lead to improved diagnosis and treatment of patients with Parkinson's Disease and related neurodegenerative disorders, based on a better understanding of the fundamental cause(s) of the disease. It is expected that these Centers will form a consortium of investigators that will foster an environment that will enhance research effectiveness in a multi-disciplinary setting, utilizing specialized methods relevant to the study of these disorders.

Grant Mechanism: P50
NIH Guide: PAR-03-004
Release Date: 2002-10-07
Expiration Date: 2005-11-02