Notice of Intent to Publish a Request for Applications for a Parkinson’s Disease Data Organizing Center [PD-DOC] (U24)

Notice Number: NOT-NS-10-003

Key Dates
Release Date: November 13, 2009

Issued by
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) (


The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) intends to issue a Request for Applications (RFA) to provide support for a redesigned and enhanced Parkinson’s Disease Data Organizing Center (PD-DOC). NINDS is committed to facilitating the collection and sharing of data related to clinical and translational research in Parkinson’s disease, and the active development of a centralized repository of clinical data from both observational studies and clinical trials will strengthen the data sharing efforts in the Parkinson’s disease research community and establish important links between research efforts. The main objectives for this resource include:

NINDS seeks applicants with the expertise and resources to design and maintain a resource capable of achieving these aims. One award is anticipated with a total budget of $5.5 million (total costs) over 5 years.

This Notice is being provided to allow potential applicants sufficient time to develop responsive projects. The RFA is expected to be published in the NIH Guide for Grants and Contracts in December 2009/January 2010 with an anticipated receipt date of April 30, 2010.

This RFA will use the U24 cooperative agreement mechanism. APPLICATIONS ARE NOT BEING SOLICITED AT THIS TIME.


Direct inquiries regarding this Notice to:

Wendy R. Galpern, MD, PhD
Office of Clinical Research
6001 Executive Blvd., #2225
Bethesda, MD 20892
Telephone: (301) 496-9135

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