Grantees to Develop New Resources in Fighting Pediatric Kidney Disease

Nat'l Institutes of Health logoAgency: National Institutes of Health (HHS); Program: Pediatric Centers of Excellence in Nephrology (CFDA Number: 93.847) (Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-DK-16-032); Eligibility: State, tribal and local governments, public and private colleges and universities, public housing authorities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: $2.4 million for two awards (no match required); Deadline: Nov. 2.

Summary: The program supports centers that conduct basic and clinical research on pediatric kidney disease. The goal is to make state-of-the art technologies and resources readily accessible to a broad spectrum of investigators who are pursuing studies in relevant topic areas.

The program seeks to: (1) attract new scientific expertise to and develop new tools for the study of pediatric kidney physiology and disorders; (2) encourage multidisciplinary research in these areas; 3) explore new areas with translational potential; and 4) create new and innovative approaches to study pediatric kidney disease.

Info: (NOFA) Questions about the competition, 301/435-0714; e-mail,

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