DoD Neurofibromatosis Investigator-Initiated Research Award

Funding Opportunity Number: W81XWH-14-NFRP-IIRA Opportunity Category: DiscretionaryFunding Instrument Type: Cooperative AgreementGrantCategory of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and DevelopmentCFDA Number: 12.420Eligible Applicants Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"Agency Name: DOD-AMRAAClosing Date: Jul 24, 2014Award Ceiling: Expected Number of Awards: 7Creation Date: May 27, 2014Funding Opportunity Description: The NFRP Investigator-Initiated Research Award mechanism was first offered in FY96. Since then, 436 Investigator-Initiated Research Award applications have been received, and 112 have been recommended for funding. The NFRP Investigator-Initiated Research Award supports highly rigorous, high-impact research projects that have the potential to make an important contribution to NF research and/or patient care. Research projects may focus on any phase of research from basic through translational, including preclinical studies in animal models or human subjects, as well as correlative studies associated with an existing clinical trial. The rationale for a research idea may be derived from laboratory discovery, population-based studies, a clinicianÂ’s firsthand knowledge of patients, or anecdotal data. Applications must include preliminary and/or published data that is relevant to NF and the pr...
Source: Grants.gov - Category: Research Tags: Science and Technology and other Research and Development Source Type: funding