Notice of Pre-Application Webinar for PAR-18-583 "Discovery of the Genetic Basis of Childhood Cancers and of Structural Birth Defects: Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)"

Notice Number: NOT-RM-18-013

Key Dates
Release Date: February 01, 2018

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Issued by
Office of Strategic Coordination (Common Fund)


The NIH Common Fund Kids First Program will host a pre-application webinar regarding Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) PAR-18-583 on Thursday, February 8th at 3pm-4pm Eastern Standard time. The webinar will review the goals and expectations of the FOA, grant process and application, and peer review.

To register for the webinar, follow the link below.
Participation in this webinar, although encouraged, is not required for the submission of an application in response to PAR-18-583. Potential applicants are encouraged to submit questions in advance of the webinar by email to

The Kids First program has posted Answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) regarding PAR-18-583 on the Kids First program’s website Although not required, applicants are strongly encouraged to review the FAQs prior to submission of an application in response to this FOA.


Please direct all inquiries to:

Jonathan Kaltman, M.D.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Telephone: 301-435-0510

James Coulombe, Ph.D.
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)
Telephone: 301-451-1390

Adam Felsenfeld, Ph.D.
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)
Telephone: 301-496-7531

Malcolm A. Smith, M.D., Ph.D.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Telephone: 240-276-6087

Jaime M. Guidry Auvil, Ph.D.
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Telephone: 301-451-8027