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Millennium Promise Awards: Non-communicable Chronic Diseases Research Training Program (NCoD) (D43)


This research training program is designed to build research capacity in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in the fields related to cancer, cerebrovascular disease including stroke, lung disease including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and environmental factors including indoor air pollution, and obesity and lifestyle factors related to these conditions as well as genetics of non-communicable diseases. The institutions applying can be domestic or foreign, but have to exhibit the ability to do such training, and must exhibit that they have existing research programs in these fields.

This new Program Announcement can be accessed at: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-08-175.html

Application Receipt Dates: September 29, 2008; September 29, 2009; September 28, 2010

Frequently Asked Questions


For inquiries on programmatic issues, contact:

Aron Primack, M.D.

Program Officer
Division of International Training and Research
Building 31, Room B2C39
31 Center Drive, MSC 2220
Bethesda, MD 20892-2220 USA
Tel: (301) 496-4596
Fax: (301) 402-0779
Email: primacka@mail.nih.gov

For inquiries on grants management and other fiscal matters, contact:

Elizabeth Cleveland

Grants Management Specialist
Fogarty International Center
Building 31, Room B2C29
Bethesda, MD 20892-2220
Telephone: (301) 451-6830
Fax: (301) 594-1211
Email: clevelande@mail.nih.gov


Fogarty International Center (FIC) (http://www.fic.nih.gov)

Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) (http://www.nichd.nih.gov)

National Cancer Institute (NCI) (http://www.nci.nih.gov)

National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) (http://www.ninr.nih.gov)

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) (http://www.nihr.nih.gov)

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) (http://www.niehs.nih.gov)

Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) (http://dietary-supplements.info.nih.gov/)


Updated July 2008


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