Pre-Application Meeting for RFA-NS-05-005, "Centers of Excellence in Translational Human Stem Cell Research"

Notice Number: NOT-NS-05-002

Key Dates
Release Date: November 24, 2004

Issued by
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), (http://www.ninds.nih.gov/)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), (http://www.niddk.nih.gov)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), (http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov)

Purpose

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) will hold a pre-application meeting concerning Request for Applications (RFA) NS-05-005 "Centers of Excellence in Translational Human Stem Cell Research," http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-NS-05-005.html. Issues to be discussed include application and review procedures, program goals and objectives, and budget. Time will be allocated for questions and answers.

The meeting will be held on Friday, December 10, 2004, in Building 31, Conference Room 10 ("C" wing, sixth floor) on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Maryland (http://www.nih.gov/about/visitor/index.htm#directions). The meeting will start at 9:00 a.m. with presentations on programmatic, review and budget issues followed by an open session of question and answer; approximately three hours is anticipated. This meeting is open to the public and all interested parties are encouraged to attend. The NIH will not support attendee travel or lodging.

A summary of written questions and responses will be made available on the NIH Stem Cell Task Force website http://stemcells.nih.gov/research/funding/).

Inquiries

For further information, contact:

Paul A. Sheehy, Ph.D.
Neurodegeneration Cluster
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
6001 Executive Blvd., Rm. 2214A
Bethesda, MD 20892-9529
Telephone: (301) 496-5680
FAX: (301) 480-1080
Email: sheehyp@ninds.nih.gov

Sheryl Sato, Ph.D.
Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
6707 Democracy Boulevard, Room 6105
Bethesda, MD 20892-5460
Telephone: (301) 594-8811
FAX: (301) 480-3503
Email: ss68z@nih.gov

John W. Thomas, Ph.D.
Division of Blood Diseases and Resources
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 10154
Bethesda, MD 20892-7950
Telephone: (301) 435-0065
FAX: (301) 451-5453
Email: thomasj@nhlbi.nih.gov

If attending the meeting, contact:

Mr. Baldwin Wong
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Telephone: (301) 402-2313
FAX: (301) 402-2265
Email: wongb@nidcd.nih.gov


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