- The purpose of this RFA is to fund the development and adaptation of biological assays for automated, high throughput screening of compounds that can potentially be used to improve the understanding of the biology of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and provide inroads toward new agents for SCD treatments. The assays should be suitable to be candidates for screening in the NIH supported high throughput screening (HTS) centers that will be funded under the NIH Molecular Libraries and Imaging Roadmap Initiative: http://nihroadmap.nih.gov/molecularlibraries/index.asp).
- The participating ICs, National Human Genome Research Institute and National Institute of Heart, Lung and Blood, intend to commit approximately 300,000 dollars (total cost) in FY 2005 to fund three new grants in response to this RFAThe anticipated number of awards is three.
- The R01 mechanism will be used.
- Eligible organizations include for-profit or non-profit organizations; public or private institutions, such as universities, colleges, hospitals, and laboratories; units of state and local governments; eligible agencies of the Federal government; and domestic or foreign institutions/organizations. -
- Eligible principal investigators include any individual with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research is invited to work with their institution to develop an application for support. Individuals from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups as well as individuals with disabilities are always encouraged to apply for NIH programs.
- Each applicant may submit only one application.
- Application materials may be obtained at URL http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html.
- Telecommunications for the hearing impaired: TTY 301-451-0088.
Who can apply:
City Or Township Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Independent School Districts
Native American Organization
Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
Special District Governments
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Eligible functional categories:
Blood Diseases and Resources Research
Human Genome Research
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