NIDDK ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARDS

Release Date:  February 13, 2001

NOTICE:  NOT-DK-01-007

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
 (http://www.niddk.nih.gov/)

PURPOSE

The purpose of the this Notice is to announce updates to the additional 
information provided by the National Institute of Diabetes and 
Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) on its use of K-series awards. 
The major revisions are as follows:
1.the K23, K24, and K25 mechanisms have been added;
2.Research support for K08 is increased, beginning with FY2002 awards, 
to $25,000 (formerly  $20,000) to be in accord with support costs on 
K23 and K24 awards; and,  
3.NIDDK’s use of the Independent Scientist Award (K02 mechanism) has 
been discontinued, except through special solicitations.

The additional information from the NIDDK is available at 
http://www.niddk.nih.gov/fund/training/k-awards.htm

Note that this additional information is intended to supplement, not 
supplant, the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts announcements for the 
following award mechanisms:

Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01) 
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-99-069.html, 

Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Award (K08)
(http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-003.html),

Mentored Patient-oriented Research Career Development Award (K23) 
(http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-004.html)

Mid-Career Patient-oriented Career Development Award (K24) 
(http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-00-005.html)

Mentored Quantitative Research Career Development Award (K25) 
(http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-99-087.html).
  
INQUIRIES

Direct inquiries regarding this Notice to:

Judith Podskalny, Ph.D.
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
6707 Democracy Blvd, Room 667
Bethesda, MD  20892-5450
Telephone:  (301) 594-8876
FAX:  (301) 480-8300
Email:  jp53s@nih.gov


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