Office of Grant Writing & Publications.

NCCAM Partnerships for Complementary Alternative Medicine Clinical Translational Research (U19)

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 Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM) Partnerships for Complementary Alternative Medicine (CAM) Clinical Translational Research (PCCTR) (U19) initiative fosters development of translational tools that will contribute to rigorous clinical CAM research and further development of clinical research expertise and leadership at CAM institutions and in the field in general. It is expected that such tools will further the rigorous study of CAM practices that are already in wide use by the American public. CAM practitioners play a vital role in rigorous research on CAM. The PCCTR will support partnerships between faculty at CAM institutions and at highly research-intensive institutions in research projects directed towards the development of CAM clinical research translational tools, including approaches, tools and methodology that will make substantial contributions to the progress of CAM research. Each PCCTR should unite CAM and conventional research institutions and individuals with complementary strengths in a synergistic fashion, such that the research and intellectual productivity of the proposed projects is likely to be substantially enhanced by the proposed collaborative partnership, the abilities of the proposed collaborators, and the proposed PCCTR administrative structure.

Because MU is limited to one PCCTR application, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research,, no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, February 19, 2010. Letters of intent should be limited to three pages and should summarize 1) the overall goals and objectives of the program, 2) a summary of the proposed research projects and how they will coordinate to interact productively, 3) the administrative structure, and 4) the ways in which the award would enhance CAM research capacity at the participating organizations and make significant contributions to the development of CAM clinical translational research tools.


Up to $100,000 for the planning year and up to $750,000 per year for up to four years.

MU Deadline:

4:00 p.m., Friday, February 19, 2010

Sponsor Deadlines:

Optional letter of intent due May 28, 2010
Full proposals due by June 28, 2010


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