Second Notice to Extend Expiration Date for PAR-06-536

Notice Number: NOT-AR-09-005

Key Dates
Release Date:  January 30, 2009

Issued by
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) (


This notice extends the expiration date for PAR-06-536, National Research Service Award Postdoctoral Fellowships in Epidemiology, Clinical Trials, and Outcomes Research in Skin Diseases (F32), to June 24, 2009.  NIAMS will continue accepting paper applications in response to this FOA (see: Standard Postmark/Submission Dates for Competing Applications) until this mechanism is converted to electronic submission via, and the use of the SF 424 Research and Related (R&R) forms. Updates on the status of the transition to electronic submission are posted on the NIH eRA Electronic Submission of Grant Applications Web site.

Important Note: Because this extended FOA may not have the latest policies incorporated within it, applicants must consult the NIH Training and Career Development website for a comprehensive listing of programs and policies, see:

The Key Dates in the “Overview Information” and in Section IV.3.A. are revised as follows:

Key Dates
Release Date:  January 30, 2009  
Application Receipt Date(s): June 23, 2009
Peer Review Date(s): Oct/Nov, 2009
Council Review Date(s): Jan/Feb, 2010
Earliest Anticipated Start Date(s): see for details. 
Expiration Date:  June 24, 2009


Interested applicants are encouraged to contact the NIAMS Program Director below:

Carl C. Baker, M.D., Ph.D.
Division of Skin and Rheumatic Diseases
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
6701 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 800, MSC 4872
Bethesda, MD 20892-4872
Telephone: (301) 594-5017
FAX: (301) 480-4543

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