Clarification of Foreign Eligibility for RFA-DK-05-008 Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Centers Consortium

Notice Number: NOT-DK-05-018

Key Dates
Release Date: September 15, 2005

Issued by
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), (http://www.niddk.nih.gov)
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), (http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov)

The objective of RFA-DK-05-008 (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-05-008.html) is to establish Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Centers for the purpose of phenotyping mouse models of diabetes and its complications, obesity, and related metabolic diseases or conditions.

The Executive Summary of the RFA indicates that applications from foreign institutions/organizations will be considered responsive, while Section III Eligibility Criteria states that only Domestic Institutions are eligible to develop an application for support. In this Notice, The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) provide clarification on the eligibility issue. Foreign institutions are not eligible to apply for support under RFA-DK-05-008. Only domestic institutions are eligible to apply for support under this RFA.

All other aspects of the RFA are unchanged.

Inquiries

Inquiries regarding this notice may be directed to:

Kristin Abraham, Ph.D.
Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
6707 Democracy Boulevard, Rm. 795
Bethesda, MD 20892-5460
Telephone: (301) 451-8048
FAX: (301) 480-3503
Email: ka136s@nih.gov

Chris Ketchum, PhD
Division of Kidney, Urology and Hematology
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
6707 Democracy Blvd., Rm. 647
Bethesda, MD 20892-5458
Telephone: (301) 594-7717
Fax: (301) 480-3510
Email: ck228s@nih.gov

Cristina Rabadan-Diehl, Ph.D.
Division of Heart and Vascular Diseases
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
6701 Rockledge Drive
Rockledge II, Rm. 10186
Bethesda, MD 20892-7164
Phone: 301-435-0550
Fax: 301-480-2858
Email: cr225k@nih.gov


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