Notice of Extension for Request for Information (RFI): Tools and Resources for Human Embryonic Stem Cell Research in the Nervous System (Neuroscience Blueprint)

Notice Number: NOT-DC-07-001

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Release Date: February 7, 2007

Receipt Date:  February 2, 2007 (Extended to April 6, 2007 per NOT-DC-06-004)
Updates:  The following updates relating to this announcement have been issued:

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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), (
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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), (
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS), (
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), (
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), (
National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR), (
Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), (

The purpose of this Notice is to inform potential responders to NOT-DC-06-004 that the expiration date for submitting information has been extended.  The new response date is April 6, 2007.
This is a time-sensitive RFI to determine how best to accelerate research directed toward targeted differentiation of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) into specific neuronal and glial cell types.  Responses to this RFI should be focused on application of hESC biology to specific issues involving the unique features of the nervous system.
Please send responses to no later than Friday, April 6, 2007.

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Barry Davis, Ph.D.
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National Institute on Deafness and Other Communications Disorders
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Phone: 301-402-3464
FAX: 301-402-6251

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Bethesda, MD 20892-2320
Phone: 301-496-2426
Fax: 301-402-2265

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