RELEASE DATE:  January 29, 2003 

NOTICE:  NOT-HD-03-006

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)

RFP AVAILABLE:  RFP-NICHD-2003-07 - Available on or about January 15, 2003.

The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), 
NIH, is planning to award a new contract for a Coordinating Center to 
aide in the conduct of a multi-site, randomized clinical trial to test 
the effect of exposure to an innovative program of behavioral 
interventions on adherence and glycemic control among early adolescents 
with Type 1 Diabetes.  The purpose of this requirement is to acquire 
the services of a Coordinating Center contractor capable of providing 
study and data coordination services for three - four clinical sites 
recruiting 400 - 600 patients.  A separate procurement is being 
conducted for the Clinical Sites (see RFP-NICHD-2003-06).  The work 
will be performed in two phases over a five-year period.  Phase I will 
include developing and pilot testing study procedures and obtaining IRB 
and OBM clearance; Phase II will include recruitment, implementation, 
and close-out as well as study conduct and evaluation.

This procurement will be conducted as a 100 percent set-aside for small 
business as authorized under the North American Industry Classification 
System (NAICS), as code 541720.

An RFP will be available electronically on or about January 15, 2003 at 
the following FedBizOpps website:  Written 
proposals will be due approximately 60 days from RFP posting.  This 
announcement does not commit the Government to award a contract.


For further information, contact:

Annette Carter
Contract Specialist
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
6100 Executive Boulevard, Room 7A07, MSC 7510
Bethesda, MD  20892-7510
Telephone:  (301) 435-6924
Fax:  (301) 402-3676

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