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LA CaTS Center Partner Network Announces Call for Pilot Funding Opportunity

Released: Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Investigators from Pennington Biomedical Research Center, LSUHSC-New Orleans and Tulane University are eligible to apply for this funding opportunity. Please see the details below. Letters of Intent are due by December 14, 2015.

CCTS Partner Network Multidisciplinary Pilot Program
Request for Letters of Intent

The mission of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) is to address disparities in diseases disproportionately represented within the Deep South as we accelerate discovery to improve human health.  In collaboration with institutional partners at the Hub and across our Partner Network, the CCTS seeks research letters of intent that address scientific questions across the translational spectrum. 

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Key Dates  
Posted Date November 17, 2015
Letter of Intent Due Date December 14, 2015, 5pm CT
Invitation to Submit Full Application January 13, 2016
Full Application Due Date February 22, 2016, 5pm CT
Award Announcements Expected April 1, 2016


The CCTS Partner Network Multidisciplinary Pilot Program has a two-phase proposal process.
Complete application guidelines are available on the CCTS website: http://www.uab.edu/ccts/researchcommons - click on Pilot Funding.

Request an application package from CCTS Research Commons - ccts@uab.edu / 205.934.7442

Questions?  Visit the CCTS Research Commons -  (http://www.uab.edu/ccts/researchcommons) or contact the CCTS (205.934.7442; ccts@uab.edu).


About the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science (LA CaTS) Center
The LA CaTS Center is comprised of three primary collaborating institutions in the state, including LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center in Baton Rouge, LSU Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, and Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans – and also includes six research partners: LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, and in New Orleans, Xavier University of Louisiana, Children’s Hospital, Ochsner Health System, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System, and University Medical Center.  The LA CaTS Center’s vision for Louisiana encompasses the strengths and capacities unique to each member institution and represents a unified, comprehensive approach for targeting prevention, care and research of chronic diseases in the underserved population.  The scholar program is supported in part by U54 GM104940 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health which funds the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center.  For more information, please visit www.lacats.org.