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Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institutes of Health
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - Sep 8, 2004
Applications Due:

Jan 24, 2005

total funding: $1,200,000
max award: $73,500
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: No
number of awards: 12
type of funding: Cooperative Agreement

The Neurodegeneration and Clinical Trial Groups of the National
Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) request
applications for additional clinical centers to collaborate in clinical
trials to test potential neuroprotective agents in Parkinsons disease
(PD). These studies, the neuroprotection exploratory trials in PD (NET-
PD) include pilot clinical trials and plans for a large, simple phase
III clinical trial. Previous solicitations were issued for the clinical
and statistical coordinating centers
and clinical centers
Pilot clinical trials are ongoing with over forty
participating sites. The agents under study currently include
creatine, minocycline, Coenzyme Q10, and a neuroimmunophilin ligand.
These pilot studies are expected to complete follow-up in the 3rd
quarter of 2005. Depending upon the results of these studies a phase
III trial with one of these agents may be conducted or additional pilot
studies of different agents may be performed. Sites are sought to join
NET-PD to participate in these future studies.

Who can apply:

Anyone/General Public
City Or Township Governments
County Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Independent School Districts
Minority Group
Native American Organization
Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Profit Organization
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Public Housing Authorities/Indian Housing Authorities
Quasi-Public Nonprofit Institution/Organization
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
Special District Governments
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Extramural Research Programs in the Neurosciences and Neurological Disorders

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