Schools Can Apply for Grants to Address Pediatric Kidney Disease

Nat'l Institutes of Health logoAgency: National Institutes of Health (HHS); Program: Pilot Clinical Trials in Pediatric Chronic Kidney Disease Participating Clinical Centers (U01) (CFDA Number: 93.847) (Funding Opportunity Number: RFA-DK-16-018); Eligibility: Schools, governments, universities, nonprofits and for-profits; Funding: Multiple awards of $250,000 each (no match required); Deadline: Feb. 17.

Summary: The program supports research to implement a network of participating clinical centers to perform pilot and feasibility studies of therapies to slow or reverse the progression of chronic kidney disease (CKD) in children. Specifically, applicants must propose two trials to be conducted sequentially over the funding period. One trial will be to lower serum uric acid levels, while the other can be an appropriately justified study question of the applicant’s choosing.

Info: (NOFA); for any questions, contact  Pamela Love Email: or telephone: 301-435-6198.

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