NIDDK Funding Opportunity

UC4 High Impact Research and Research Infrastructure Cooperative Agreement Programs - Multi-Yr Funding

Limited Competition: Data Coordinating Center for Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet (UC4)

​This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites one application from the Program Director/Principal Investigator of the current Data Coordinating Center (DCC) for Type 1 Diabetes TrialNet, an ongoing research consortium conducting clinical studies aimed at prevention of and early intervention in type 1 diabetes. The DCC is responsible for development and implementation of observational studies, clinical trials, and associated mechanistic studies conducted by a network of Clinical Centers and associated clinical sites (Affiliate Sites), for direction of communication and coordination among the Clinical Centers and Affiliate Sites, and for management of the collection and analysis of genetic, immunologic, pathogenic, clinical and biological samples and data from the clinical sites. The DCC is also responsible for: 1) Support of study protocols and Manuals of Operation for each TrialNet study; 2) Maintaining the TrialNet internal and public websites, and 3) Organizing TrialNet Steering Committee meetings, Data Safety Monitoring Board (DSMB) meetings, External Evaluation Committee (EEC) meetings, and other meetings and workshops as necessary. In addition, the DCC is responsible for ensuring the transfer of all biosamples and data to the NIDDK central repositories according to a timeline developed with the NIDDK.

Full AnnouncementRFA-DK-14-507
Notice(s) for this Opportunity


Open Date11/3/2014
Letter of Intent Due Date

​November 3, 2014

Application Due Date

​December 3, 2014 , by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization. All types of non-AIDS applications allowed for this funding opportunity announcement are due on this date.

Applicants are encouraged to apply early to allow adequate time to make any corrections to errors found in the application during the submission process by the due date.
NIDDK Program ContactEllen Leschek, M.D.

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