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Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30): RFA-DK-14-002

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Components of Participating Organizations

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Application Receipt Date(s): November 25, 2014 and June 18, 2015

Funding Opportunity Purpose

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications from institutions/organizations that propose to establish core centers that are part of an integrated and existing program of nutrition and/or obesity research. The Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORC) program is designed to support and enhance the national research effort in nutrition and obesity. NORCs support three primary research-related activities: Research Core services, a Pilot and Feasibility (P and F) program, and an Enrichment program. All activities pursued by Nutrition Obesity Research Centers are designed to enhance the efficiency, productivity, effectiveness and multidisciplinary nature of research in nutrition and obesity. The NIDDK Nutrition Obesity Research Centers program in 2014 consists of 12 Centers, each located at outstanding research institutions with documented programs of excellence in nutrition and/or obesity research.

Complete details available at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-14-002.html.

Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (P30): RFA-DK-14-012

Components of Participating Organizations

National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Application Receipt Date(s): November 19, 2014

Funding Opportunity Purpose

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (DDRCCs). The DDRCCs are part of an integrated program of digestive and liver diseases research support provided by the NIDDK. The purpose of this Centers program is to bring together basic and clinical investigators as a means to enhance communication, collaboration, and effectiveness of ongoing research related to digestive and/or liver diseases. DDRCCs are based on the core concept, whereby shared resources aimed at fostering productivity, synergy, and new research ideas among the funded investigators are supported in a cost-effective manner. Each proposed DDRCC must be organized around a central theme that reflects the focus of the digestive or liver diseases research of the Center members.

Complete details available at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-14-012.html …

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