NIDDK Funding Opportunity

U54 Specialized Center Cooperative Agreement

George M. O’Brien Urology Cooperative Research Centers Program (U54)

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to seek applications for the George M. O’Brien Urology Cooperative Research Centers Program. This program will provide a coordinated platform for multidisciplinary interactions between basic and clinical scientists with the overall goal of understanding the etiology and development of benign urologic diseases and disorders, and providing a collaborative venue to design better treatments, diagnostics, and prevention strategies for these disease conditions within the NIDDK mission interests. This program will also serve as a national resource for career development of junior scientists electing to pursue research in benign urology. Accordingly, applications are sought from individuals willing to cooperate with the NIDDK under a cooperative centers program. It is expected that funded programs will work with the NIDDK in facilitating research collaborations and interactions within and among centers and with the larger research community to accomplish the overall goal of improving treatment of urologic disorders through enhanced communication and research excellence.

Full AnnouncementRFA-DK-13-020
Open Date11/18/2013
Letter of Intent Due Date

February 18, 2014​

Application Due Date
March 18, 2014
NIDDK Program ContactDeborah Hoshizaki, Ph.D.
Opportunity Resources
Diversity Opportunities

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