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Funding Opportunity Number:
Dec 24, 2009
Dec 24, 2009
Original Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 03, 2010
Current Closing Date for Applications:
Mar 03, 2010
Apr 03, 2010
Funding Instrument Type:
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Expected Number of Awards:
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Cancer Cause and Prevention Research
Cancer Detection and Diagnosis Research
Cancer Treatment Research
Cancer Biology Research
Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement:
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following:
The eligibility to apply in response to this limited competition FOA is limited to the current AMC Group Chair recipient institution (U01CA121947).
National Institutes of Health
Purpose. The purpose of this limited competition funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to continue support of the research activities of AIDS Malignancy Consortium which are: 1) design, development, and evaluation of clinical interventions for the prevention and treatment of malignancies in patients with HIV infection; 2) development of more effective management and therapeutics for HIV-associated malignancies; 3) investigation of the biology of HIV malignancies within the context of clinical trials; 4) management of issues of international importance in HIV-associated-malignancies; and 5) distribution of excess tumor tissue and other relevant biologic fluids to the AIDS and Cancer Specimen Resource for ongoing or future investigations. The award will provide subcontracts for a coordinating center, core sites, affiliate sites, network laboratories and a statistical center. Sites will receive patient care costs on a capitation basis and for laboratory correlative studies, clinical pharmacology and international studies. The group will have at least four scientific disease-oriented working groups (WG) - KS, lymphoma, HPV-associated cancers, and non-AIDS-Defining Cancers (NADCs) Working Groups .
Mechanism of Support. This FOA will use the NIH U01 cooperative agreement award mechanism.
Funds Available and Anticipated Number of Awards. It is anticipated that $ 4.68 million for year one will be available for this initiative, and one application is expected to be awarded.