- The purpose of this RFA is to stimulate the development of vaccines against infection with Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) and its chronic sequelae. Research may include but is not limited to one or more of the following: 1) the design and construction of vaccines against HCV infection; 2) preclinical evaluation of vaccine candidates; and 3) pilot scale manufacture of vaccine candidates.
- The total amount available in FY 2006 is $2 million.
- Two to three new awards are anticipated.
- The mechanism used will be a single-project Cooperative Agreement (U01).
- Eligible organizations include:
- For-profit or non-profit organizations
- Public or private institutions, such as universities, colleges, hospitals, and laboratories
- Units of State and local governments
- Eligible agencies of the Federal government
- Domestic institutions/organizations
- Foreign institutions/organizations
- Faith-based or community-based organizations
- Eligible investigators include any individual with the skills, knowledge, and resources necessary to carry out the proposed work.
- Each applicant may submit only one application.
- Applications must be prepared using the PHS 398 research grant application instructions and forms: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/funding/phs398/phs398.html.
- Telecommunications for the hearing impaired is available at: TTY 301-451-0088.
Who can apply:
City Or Township Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Independent School Districts
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)
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:
Allergy, Immunology and Transplantation Research
Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research
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