of Pilot and Feasibility Grants
Endocrinology Research Center (DERC) requests submission of applications
for support to perform pilot and feasibility studies in diabetes
and related endocrine and metabolic disorders.
who are starting their laboratories, or established investigators
who wish to take a new direction to their studies, are encouraged
to submit applications to the Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center,
501 Stemmler Hall, by Tuesday, January 8, 2002.
and 12 copies of the DERC Application form must be used. The Application
form can be picked up in the DERC office in 501 Stemmler or faxed
(call (215) 898-4365 to request a copy); or it can be downloaded
from DERC website www.med.upenn.edu/pdc.
subjects will be participating in the proposed research, it will
be necessary to submit NIH Human Subject forms with the application;
if animal research is being proposed, we will need an original and
3 copies of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)
will be reviewed by the Diabetes Research Center's Pilot and Feasibility
Review Committee and by extramural consultants. Based on the outstanding
evaluation of the recent competitive renewal of the Diabetes Research
Center, we anticipate that awards of up to $50,000 will be made
(equipment and travel fund requests are not permitted) and will
be funded for one year.
who are currently in the 01 year of support through this Pilot and
Feasibility Program may reapply for an additional year of funding.
Such continuation requests need to be carefully justified, however,
and will be considered as a competing renewal application. Notification
of an award will be made in April of 2002. For further information,
please contact Dr. Bryan Wolf, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine,
Room 5435, Main Building CHOP (215) 590-4446, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lazar, Director, Diabetes and Endocrinology Research Center
Wolf, Director, Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program
Almanac, Vol. 48, No. 6, October 2, 2001
October 2, 2001
Volume 48 Number 6