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RTRN Small Grants Program 2015

A long-term strategic goal of the RCMI Translational Research Network (RTRN) is to improve minority health and to reduce ethnic and geographic disparities in health. To achieve this goal, RTRN promotes synergy and coordinates the considerable multidisciplinary talents of basic, clinical and community researchers to gain new knowledge about the social, economic, behavioral, cultural, environmental, epigenetic and genetic determinants of health disparities. A continuing initiative, administered by the Research Coordinating Center (RCC) with support from the Data Coordinating Center (DCC), is the RTRN Small Grants Program, which provides modest funding for short-term, self-contained clinical and translational research projects, including feasibility studies, secondary analysis of existing data, and development of research methodology and technology, that involve collaborative partnerships across the 18 RCMI grantee institutions.

RTRN Small Grants Program 2015-2016 FOA

RTRN Small Grants Program Website

LETTER OF INTENT DUE DATE: January 30, 2015 9:00 pm Eastern time
APPLICATION DUE DATE: February 28, 2015 9:00 pm Eastern time

SCIENTIFIC Review Period: March-April 2015
FUNDING Review Period: May-June, 2015
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) provides detailed information and instructions for each of these funding mechanisms.

We encourage inquiries concerning this FOA and welcome the opportunity to answer questions from prospective applicants.

Richard Yanagihara MD, MPH
Director, Research Coordinating Center
John A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawaii at Manoa
651 Ilalo Street, BSB 320L
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Telephone: (808) 692-1610

Pamela Bullard
RCC Administrative Coordinator
John A. Burns School of Medicine
University of Hawaii at Manoa
651 Ilalo Street, MEB401G
Honolulu, Hawaii 96813
Telephone: (808) 692-1475