Addendum to NOT-NS-08-013, “NIH Administrative Revisions for Human Pluripotent Stem Cell (hPSC) Research Using Non-Embryonic Sources”

Notice Number: NOT-NS-08-020

Key Dates
Release Date:  March 13, 2008

Issued by
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) (
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD) (
National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) (
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) (
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) (
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) (
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) (
National Eye Institute (NEI) (
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) (


This Notice announces a change to the eligibility criteria stated in NOT-NS-08-013 (  The third sentence under the heading Eligibility in NOT-NS-08-013 should now read “Parent awards should have at least one year of active funding at the time the revision is awarded in order to be eligible.”  All other aspects of NOT-NS-08-013 remain unchanged.


Questions about this Notice should be directed to:

David Owens, Ph.D.
Program Director
Neuroscience Center, Room 2204
6001 Executive Blvd MSC 9525
Bethesda, MD 20892-9525
Phone: (301) 496-1447
Fax: 301-480-1080

Barry J. Davis, Ph.D.
Taste and Smell Program
6120 Executive Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892-7180
Rockville, MD 20852 (courier mail)
Phone:  301-402-3464
Fax:  301-402-6251

John W. Thomas, Ph.D.
Division of Blood Diseases and Resources
Stem Cell and Cell-based Therapy Coordinator
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Rockledge II Centre, Room 9150
6701 Rockledge Drive, Mail Stop 7950
Bethesda, MD 20892
Phone: 301-435-0065   
Fax: 301-451-5453

Marion M. Zatz, Ph.D.
Program Official
Division of Genetics and Developmental Biology
National Institute of General Medical Sciences
45 Center Drive Room 2AS-25E, MSC 6200
Bethesda, MD 20892-6200
Phone: (301) 594-0943

Sam Zakhari, Ph.D.
Division of Metabolism and Health Effects
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
National Institutes of Health
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Bethesda, MD 20892-9304
Phone: 301-443-0799
Fax: 301-594-0673
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Carl C. Baker, M.D., Ph.D.
Program Director
Division of Skin and Rheumatic Diseases
8th floor Room 888
NIAMS Extramural Program, NIH
6701 Democracy Blvd
Bethesda, MD 20892-4872
Phone: 301-594-5017
Fax: 301-480-4543

Andrea C. Beckel-Mitchener, Ph.D.
Chief, Functional Neurogenomics Program
National Institute of Mental Health
Division of Neuroscience and Basic Behavioral Science
Molecular, Cellular, and Genomic Neuroscience Research Branch
Neuroscience Center/Room 7187/MSC 9641
6001 Executive Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20892-9641
[Rockville, MD 20852 (courier mail)]
Phone:  301-443-5288
Fax:  301-402-4740

Grace L. Shen, Ph.D.
Group Leader
Corneal Diseases and
Ocular Immunology, Inflammation, & Infection
Division of Extramural Research
National Eye Institute
National Institutes of Health
Suite 1300
5635 Fishers Lane, MSC-9300
Bethesda, MD  20892-9300
(Courier services use Rockville, MD  20852)
Phone: 301-435-8169
Fax: 301-402-0528

Rosemarie Hunziker, Ph.D.
Program Director, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
National Institutes of Health
6707 Democracy Boulevard, Room 235 
Bethesda, MD  20892
Phone: 301-451-1609

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