Program Summary

Program Summary

CF Research and Translation Core Centers are designed to support both basic and clinical research on Cystic Fibrosis.  CF Research and Translation Core Centers support three primary research-related activities: Research Core services; a Pilot and Feasibility program; and an Administrative Core with an enrichment program.  Core Centers provide shared resources to support research to develop and test new therapies for CF and to foster collaborations among institutions with a strong existing research base in CF.  The NIDDK currently supports seven CF Research and Translation Centers located at institutions with documented programs of research excellence in basic and clinical CF Research. 

 

Center Structure and Activities

The NIDDK CF Research and Translation Centers are part of an integrated program of research support designed to enhance multidisciplinary research in pathogenesis and treatment of cystic fibrosis.  The goal of these Cystic Fibrosis Research and Translation Core Centers is to support research to develop and test therapies for CF.  These Centers will provide resources for communication and collaboration between basic and clinical researchers. CF Research and Translation Core Centers support three primary research-related activities:(1) Research Core Services that provide shared resources to enhance the efficiency of research and foster collaborations within and among institutions with strong existing bases of research on cystic fibrosis; (2) a Pilot and Feasibility Program designed to foster the development of new investigators and to provide seed-support for innovative high-risk projects; and (3) an Administrative Core with an Enrichment Program to promote interdisciplinary interaction and training of investigators.

 

Award Budget

Application budgets are limited to $750,000 direct costs per year.  Equipment costs (only allowed for first year) and indirect costs on subcontracts are not included in the $750,000 direct cost cap.  It is anticipated that the award budget will be directly correlated to the breadth and quality of the research base being served by the Center.

Application Limits

Application Limits

University is limited to one proposal.

Additional Information

Deadlines

UIC Letter of Intent
May 22, 2017
UIC Internal Competition
TBD
Sponsor Letter of Intent
N/A
Sponsor Application
July 20, 2017

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent

Letter of Intent (LOI) Form

 

Depending upon the number of LOIs submitted, OVCR might be required to facilitate an internal peer review process to select UIC’s submission(s) to this program.  White paper instructions will distributed to those who have submitted LOIs.

 

Please contact Natalia Glubisz at RDS@uic.edu or 312-996-8348 with any questions.

 

If an authorized principal investigator is not listed above, please consider the limited competition still open. Contact RDS@uic.edu for further information.