Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

NIDDK Cystic Fibrosis Research and Translation Core Center Program

Office of Grant Writing & Publications

202 Jesse Hall
University of Missouri
Columbia, MO 65211

573 882-9500 phone
573 884-8371 fax

Limited Submission Announcement

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health solicits grant applications from institutions/organizations for Core Centers. The Cystic Fibrosis Research and Translation Core Center Program is designed to support both basic and clinical research on Cystic Fibrosis (CF).  Core Centers provide shared resources to support research to develop and test new therapies for CF and foster collaborations among institutions with a strong existing research base in CF.  The Center will also support pilot and feasibility studies to develop and test new approaches to therapy.

Because MU is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research,, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, September 25, 2009.  Letters of intent should be limited to three pages and should include 1) the type of core (institutional, regional, national or international), 2) the goals and aims, 3) a description of the program and services to be provided, and 4) how the program and services support Cystic Fibrosis research.


$3,750,000 total. Up to $750,000 per year for five years.

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, September 25, 2009

Sponsor Deadlines:

Optional letter of intent due October 21, 2009. Full proposals due by November 17, 2009


URL for more information:

This notice is being sent to deans, directors, and chairs in health and life science disciplines. Please forward it to other faculty members who may be interested.

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