Clarification to NIAMS RFA-AR-12-001, Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Centers (P60)


Notice Number: NOT-AR-12-008

Key Dates

Release Date:  May 6, 2011

Issued by

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)

Purpose

This Notice is to provide clarification regarding the page limits, format, and scoring of review criteria of applications submitted in response to NIAMS RFA-AR-12-001, Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Centers (P60). Currently, the FOA states that:

All page limitations described in the PHS398 Application Guide must be followed, with the following exceptions or additional requirements:

The NIAMS wishes to clarify that the Overview section refers to the following components of the application:

The following sections are not considered to be part of the Overview:

Table of Research Grants for Research Base - Exhibit II

The NIAMS wishes to clarify that the review committee will not provide scores for the individual review criteria for the Overall Center component of applications.

All other aspects of RFA-AR-12-001 remain unchanged.

Inquiries

Please direct all inquiries to:

Scientific/Research Contact(s)

Yan Wang, M.D., Ph.D.
Division of Skin and Rheumatic Diseases
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
One Democracy Plaza, Suite 800
6701 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892-4872
Telephone: (301) 594-5032
Fax: 301-480-1284
Email: wangy1@mail.nih.gov

James Panagis, M.D., MPH
Division of Musculoskeletal Diseases
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
6701 Democracy Blvd
One Democracy Plaza, Suite 800
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 594-3513
Email:  panagisj@mail.nih.gov

Peer Review Contact(s)

Charles Rafferty, Ph.D.
Scientific Review Branch
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Democracy One, Room 818
6701 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 2089
Telephone: (301) 534-4952
Fax: (301) 402-2406

Email: raffertycn@mail.nih.gov

Examine your eRA Commons account for review assignment and contact information (information appears two weeks after the submission due date).

Financial/Grants Management Contact(s)

Natalie Reyes
Grants Management Branch
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
6701 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 800
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 451-3648
FAX: (301) 480-5450
Email: reyesn@mail.nih.gov


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