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Pennington NORC Announces Pilot Funding Opportunity

Released: Friday, February 23, 2018

Dear LA CaTS Research Community,

The Pennington NORC is pleased to announce a Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program (the full text of the Application Instructions can be found here). The primary goal of the program is to provide investigators with the ability to generate a sufficient body of preliminary information to submit a successful application for major research funding from NIH or other national granting agencies or to develop new technologies for use at Pennington. 

Questions about the P/F grant program can be directed to:
Randy Mynatt, PhD.
Director, P/F Grant Program
randall.mynat@pbrc.edu
(225) 763-3100

Jacqueline Fox
NORC Administrator
jacqueline.fox@pbrc.edu
(225) 763-2686

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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.