Notice of Intent to Publish a Request for Applications for a Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Biomarker Study (U01) and Convene a Related Workshop

Notice of Intent to Publish a Request for Applications for a Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) Biomarker Study (U01) and Convene a Related Workshop

NINDS | April 8, 2011

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) intends to promote a new initiative by publishing a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to solicit applications for clinical research studies that will accelerate and augment the validation of biomarkers for Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA).

This Notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to develop responsive protocols and necessary collaborations.

The FOA is expected to be published in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts in late spring/early summer of 2011, with an anticipated receipt date in late summer of 2011.

The FOA will use the U01 cooperative agreement mechanism. Details of the planned FOA are provided below.

Click HERE or on the image below to read more…

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