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NINDS Neuroscience Funding Announcements



Autoimmunity Centers of Excellence (U19)

Funding Contact(s): Ursula Utz, Ph.D.
Funding Categories: Neural Environment

Brief Description:

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), and the Office of Research on Women's Health (ORWH) invite applications from institutions that propose to accelerate the discovery and development of therapies for autoimmune diseases through their participation in the Autoimmunity Centers of Excellence (ACE) program. The ACE network of biomedical research centers will foster collaborations among basic and clinical scientists and facilitate cooperative clinical trials in autoimmune diseases. Each application in response to this FOA must include: (1) a clinical component, (2) a research component, (3) a pilot research project, and (4) cores that participate in cooperative and collaborative projects within each Center and among the Centers.



Grant Mechanism: U19
NIH Guide: RFA-AI-08-010
Release Date: 2008-04-11
Expiration Date: 2008-07-06