APOL1 Long-term Kidney Transplantation Outcomes Network Scientific and Data Research Center (APOLLO SDRC) (Collaborative U01)

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites cooperative agreement applications to establish a multi-disciplinary group of investigators to be known as the APOL1 Long-term Kidney Transplantation Outcomes Research Network (APOLLO) Scientific Data Research Center (SDRC), and runs in parallel with

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a separate FOA that invites applications for the APOLLO Clinical Centers (CCs) (RFA-DK-16-025).

The APOLLO Network consortium will design and conduct studies of a comprehensive, prospective longitudinal cohort to determine the impact of APOL1 genetic variants as susceptibility factors in US kidney transplant recipients who received kidneys from African-American donors.

In addition, the consortium will follow the course of African-American kidney donors.

Primary outcomes are the rate of change of kidney function in recipients, and rates of acute rejection of the kidney transplant, graft failure, and return to maintenance dialysis rates in the recipients.

Outcomes in donors, including vital and renal functional status, will be assessed to the greatest extent possible.
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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-16-024.html

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Other Eligible Applicants include the following: Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Serving Institutions; Asian American Native American Pacific Islander Serving Institutions (AANAPISISs); Eligible Agencies of the Federal Government; Faith-based or Community-based Organizations; Hispanic-serving Institutions; Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs); Indian/Native American Tribal Governments (Other than Federally Recognized); Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Organizations); Regional Organizations; Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs) ; U. S. Territory or Possession; Non-domestic (non-U.S.) Entities (Foreign Institutions) are not eligible to apply.

Non-domestic (non-U.S.) components of U. S. Organizations are not eligible to apply.

Foreign components, as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement, are not allowed.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-DK-16-024.html

Contact:
NIH OER WebmasterFBOWebmaster@OD.NIH.GOV

Agency Email Description:
If you have any problems linking to this funding announcement, please contact the NIH OER Webmaster

Agency Email:
FBOWebmaster@OD.NIH.GOV

Date Posted:
2016-11-16

Application Due Date:
2017-02-24

Archive Date:
2017-03-27



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