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NINDS invites applications for the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortia of the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network.  This announcement is made together with 10 other NIH components.

Approximately 25 million people in the United States are affected by an estimated 6,000 rare diseases or conditions leading to significant morbidity and mortality.  This initiative will support the continuation of a collaborative and coordinated network comprised of investigators and patient support groups that are committed to investigating rare diseases and will work in partnership with leaders in technology to enhance communication and sharing of resources.

Letters of Intent Receipt Date:  July 20, 2008

Application Receipt Date:  August 20, 2008

Potential applicants should contact Dr. Rashmi Gopal-Srivastava, Office of Rare Diseases, NIH; telephone:  301-402-4336; email:  gopalr@mail.nih.gov.  For a more detailed description of this announcement, visit http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-08-001.html.

Rare Diseases (Data Management and Coordinating Center)
NINDS and the Office of Rare Diseases, NIH, invite applications to continue the data management and coordinating center (DMCC) for the Rare Diseases Clinical Research Network.

The Network is a cooperative group composed of several Rare Diseases Clinical Research Consortia and a single DMCC to facilitate clinical research in rare diseases.  The purpose of this announcement is to invite new and renewal cooperative agreement applications for the DMCC, which supports the Network. 

Letters of Intent Receipt Date:  March 22, 2008

Application Receipt Date:  April 22, 2008

Potential applicants should contact Dr. Randall Stewart, Program Director, Channels, Synapses, and Circuits Cluster, NINDS; telephone: 301-496-1917; email:  stewartr@ninds.nih.gov.  For a more detailed description of this announcement, visit http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-OD-08-002.html.