News from the NC TraCS Institute at UNC-CH:
The Carolina Comprehensive NIMHD Research Center (Project EXPORT) has announced a call for pilot grant proposals contributing to the improvement of minority health and/or the elimination of health disparities. Two projects will be funded at a maximum of $75,000 each. Pilot projects should be completed within 12 months and have the potential to lead to a larger federally or foundation funded award application. Eligible projects include basic, clinical, behavioral, social sciences, translational, and communications research as well as population-based studies. Research should target one or more of the following diseases or conditions that have been identified by the Project EXPORT African American Church Network as priority health concerns: cardiovascular disease, stroke, cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, infant mortality, mental health, and obesity.
Proposals Due: May 27, 2011, 5:00 p.m.
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