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The Henrietta B. and Frederick H. Bugher Foundation and the American Stroke Association (ASA) have joined together to support a network of three Centers for Stroke Prevention Research for a period of four years. This network of interacting institutions and scientists for collaborative, multidisciplinary research working to improve the prevention of stroke. A major component of the centers will be the interdisciplinary training of a new generation of scientists who, from their earliest experiences in research, will collaborate with other scientists through monthly meetings with established investigators and annual meetings with other investigators participating in the centers. An ultimate product of this program will be the creation of a report on the challenges and results of active collaboration.

The ASA and Bugher Foundation intend to fund three Centers that will encompass the following goals:

  1. Accelerate generation of important, novel ideas
  2. Fill large gaps in knowledge and expertise
  3. Create realistic but dramatic gains (developing new investigators is one such gain)
  4. Utilize ASA/Bugher Centers as the central work engine
  5. Link research and training components through the program
  6. Prioritize multidisciplinary approaches with frequent collaborative communications

Because MU is limited to one application for this program, letters of intent must be submitted to the Office of Research, ltdsub@missouri.edu, no later than 5:00 pm Friday, June 23, 2006. Letters of intent should be limited to three pages and should summarize 1) the basic, clinical and translational expertise to be included in the center; 2) the research project that will include a genetic component, and the training activities of the center.

Amount:

$2.66 million per Center over 4 years

MU Deadline: 5:00 p.m., Friday, June 23, 2006 (letter of intent)
Sponsor Deadline:

September 15, 2006 (letter of intent)
November 15, 2006 (full proposal)

URL for more information: http://www.americanheart.org/presenter.jhtml?identifier=9713

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

All limited submission announcements can be tracked by deadline via the Calendar at www.research.missouri.edu or by announcement date via the Limited Submissions listing at http://www.research.missouri.edu/ogwp/lsa.htm.

         
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