Clarification of Research Objectives for PAR-06-246, NIDCR Exploratory and Developmental Grants in Clinical Research (R21)

Notice Number: NOT-DE-07-001

Key Dates
Release Date: December 21, 2006

Issued by
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR) (http://www.nidcr.nih.gov)

The NIDCR issued a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) titled Exploratory and Developmental Grants in Clinical Research (R21) (http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-06-246.html) on March 17, 2006. 

The purpose of this Notice is to clarify the Research Objectives for PAR-06-246. Studies that include basic or preclinical research are NOT appropriate for submission under this FOA and should instead, be submitted in response to the parent R21 solicitation PA-06-181 (http://grants2.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-06-181.html). 

PAR-06-246 is restricted to clinical research studies.  These clinical studies may be exploratory, pilot or feasibility studies. Applications for clinical trials (applications that include randomization to treatment groups) are NOT appropriate for submission under PAR-06-246. For clinical trial applications see http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/ClinicalTrials/

Inquiries
Bruce L. Pihlstrom, DDS, MS.
Acting Director, Center for Clinical Research
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research / NIH / DHHS
45 Center Drive, Room 4AS43G, Bethesda, MD 20892-6401
Tel: 301.594-4830; FAX: 301.480-8322
Email:bruce.pihlstrom@nih.gov


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