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NINDS Neuroscience Funding Announcements



HLA Region Genomics in Immune-Mediated Diseases (U01, U19)

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

Brief Description:

The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) and the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) invite new and renewal applications from institutions to participate in the HLA Region Genomics in Immune-Mediated Diseases Consortium (HLAGC), a cooperative research group whose goals are to define the association between variations in the human leukocyte antigen (HLA) and natural killer cell immunoglobulin-like receptor (KIR) genetic regions and immune-mediated diseases, including autoimmune diseases, primary immunodeficiencies, graft-versus-host disease (GVHD), and graft rejection in organ, tissue, and cell transplantation.



Grant Mechanism: U01
NIH Guide: RFA-AI-09-030
Release Date: 2009-07-31
Expiration Date: 2009-11-20