Critical components of the HU RCMI Program collaborations and partnerships efforts are 1) the Pilot Projects Key Activity, 2) providing HU investigators training on Team Science or the Science of Collaboration, 3) stimulating enhanced collaboration among HU core facilities, and 4) providing enhanced access to RTRN collaboration support services. The collaborative pilot projects program will be discussed in section 3.4 as an independent key activity. The other aspects of the collaborations and partnerships effort are discussed in this section. As a result, the Pilot Projects and Collaborations and Partnership Key Activities collectively comprised the HU RCMI collaboration effort and are responsive to specific aim 3 of this proposal. The Pilot Projects Key Activity is focused on the direct stimulation/enhancement of collaborative efforts, while the Collaborations and Partnership Key Activity is primarily focused on training and access to resources. The Collaborations and Partnerships Key Activity directly addresses HU's biomedical research goal of encouraging multi-disciplinary approaches to research in the pursuit of those diseases that disproportionately affect minorities and disadvantaged populations.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NIMHD)
Type
Research Centers in Minority Institutions Award (G12)
Project #
2G12MD007597-26
Application #
8845407
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZMD1-MLS (01))
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-07-01
Budget End
2015-03-31
Support Year
26
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$1,131,624
Indirect Cost
$381,018
Name
Howard University
Department
Type
DUNS #
056282296
City
Washington
State
DC
Country
United States
Zip Code
20059
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