Notice to Clarify that “Research Projects” are “Pilot Research Projects” and to Correct the Page Limit for these Pilot Projects for the NIDA Core “Center of Excellence” Grant Program (P30) PAR-08-073

Notice Number: NOT-DA-08-009

Key Dates
Release Date:  February 5, 2008

Issued by
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), (

This Notice is being issued to clarify the term “research project” and to correct the page limit regarding these projects for PAR-08-073, NIDA Core “Center of Excellence” Grant Program (P30) ( 

The following sections are changed:

2. Funds Available

The P30 mechanism supports an administrative core and one or more other research support cores and pilot scientific projects.  Applicants may apply for up to five years of support, whether as new or competing renewal applications.

6. Other Submission Requirements

[The last sentence of the last paragraph should read as follows]

Each research pilot project should be presented with its Description and 5 pages for the Research Plan (i.e., specific aims, background and significance, and methods) as indicated in the PHS 398.


Rita Liu, Ph.D.
Associate Director for Grants Activities
Office of Extramural Affairs
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