Pilot grant includes $60,000, and consultations, key expertise and medical rehabilitation research resources to support innovative pilot projects, early-stage proof-of-concept studies and feasibility studies to catalyze Regenerative Rehabilitation clinical research.
Overview: Two NIH-funded rehabilitation resource centers, Rehabilitation Research Resource to Enhance Clinical Trials (REACT) and AR3T, collaborated to invite letters of intent for investigator-initiated Regenerative Rehabilitation clinical research pilot proposals.
Eligible Individuals: This program supports full-time faculty investigators at academic institutions in the US who are eligible to receive NIH funding. We encouraged applications from interdisciplinary research teams, underrepresented minority applicants, and faculty at all ranks.
|Letter of Intent Due||Dec. 19, 2018 @ 5pm CT|
|Invitation to Submit Full||January 2019|
|Application FAQ Session||February 6, 2019 @ 2pm CT|
|Full Application Due Date||March 29, 2019 @ 5pm CT|
|Review Process Completed||April 2019|
|Awards Announced||May 2019|
|Start Date of Awards||July 1, 2019|
Criteria for Review: Scientific merit and likelihood that the work will advance to a more-definitive clinical trial. Proposals responsive to this RFP focused on the integration of principles and approaches from rehabilitation and regenerative medicine.
Funding: One pilot study will be funded under this new and innovative mechanism. Applicants may request up to $60,000 direct costs. Indirect costs will be awarded at current federally approved rate. Awards are limited to 12 months in duration.
Questions? Application guidelines and answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) are available on the REACT website. For questions related to the application process, contact Carla Perna via email at REACTCenter@uab.edu or via phone at (205)996-0832. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like a consultation or to receive feedback on your Regenerative Rehabilitation research proposal in advance of submission.
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