Request for Proposal: NIH-NIDDK-O6-02 United States Renal Data System (USRDS) Special Studies Centers

Notice Number: NOT-DK-06-003

Key Dates
Release Date: January 6, 2006

Issued by
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), (

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), is seeking organizations or institutions to carry out special studies of biomedical importance to the Institute and the Nephrology community as USRDS Special Studies Centers (SSC). Each SSC shall perform existing data studies in three major areas, and design, pilot, and conduct two special studies during the contract period. These studies will be carried out in collaboration with the NIH, the USRDS Coordinating Center , and the CMS. The Coordinating Center is being sought under a separate solicitation.

The Request for Proposals, RFP-NIH-NIDDK-06-02, will be issued on or about January 25, 2006 and will close on or about March 24, 2006 . Requests for the RFP must be in writing or by e-mail to the Contracting Officer cited below, and must cite the referenced RFP number. All responsible sources may submit a proposal which will be considered by the agency. The Government is not committed to award a contract pursuant to this announcement.


For questions or further information, contact:

Mr. Robert Coonley
Contracting Officer
Acquisition Management Branch
Division of Extramural Activities
National Institute if Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
2 Democracy Plazas, Suite 700W
6707 Democracy Blvd.
Bethesda , MD 20892-5455
Phone: (301) 594-8837
Fax: (301) 480-8261

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