Notice of Limited Competition for Competing Applications: Continuation of the Dialysis Access Consortium

Notice Number: NOT-DK-05-010

Key Dates
Release Date: March 17, 2005

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

The NIDDK is requesting competing applications from the current awardees of RFA-DK-00-012: HEMODIALYSIS VASCULAR ACCESS CLINICAL TRIALS CONSORTIUM. Applications submitted in response to the RFA were to participate in multi-center studies to evaluate therapies to reduce the rate of AV graft and fistula failure in hemodialysis patients. The grant awards were made in September 2000. The current grantees possess the necessary infrastructure, study population base, organization, and leadership to address the important objectives of assessing therapies that might impact on vascular access failure in hemodialysis patients.

NIDDK staff will contact the current grantees directly regarding application procedures and format.


Written and telephone inquires concerning this Notice should be directed to:

Catherine M. Meyers, M.D.
Director, Inflammatory Renal Disease Program
Division of Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH
Two Democracy Plaza
6707 Democracy Blvd., MSC 5458
Bethesda, MD 20892-5458 (Courier use Zip 20817)
FAX 301-480-3510

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