- The purpose of these supplements is to enable NHLBI grantees with little or no prior experience working with human embryonic stem cell (hESC) lines to conduct research with these cell lines that is directly related to the aims of an existing, funded NHLBI grant.
- The NHLBI intends to commit approximately $900,000 in FY 2006 to fund up to 12 competitive supplements in response to this announcement.
- This funding opportunity will use the NIH Competitive Supplement award mechanism to supplement an existing, funded NHLBI award.
- Eligible organizations include for-profit organizations, non-profit organizations, public or private institutions such as universities, colleges, hospitals, and laboratories, units of State government, units of local government, eligible agencies of the Federal government, foreign Institutions, and faith-based or community-based organizations.
- Eligible principal investigators include any individual with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed research are 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 investigator may submit more than one supplement application provided that each application is for a different existing, funded NHLBI grant and that the applications are substantively different from each other.
- The application form is available at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html.
- Telecommunications for the hearing impaired is available at: 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
Heart and Vascular Diseases Research
Lung Diseases Research
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