We propose to establish a Pilot and Feasibility Program (PFP) within the UNC Center for Diabetes Translational Research to Reduce Health Disparities. Goals ofthe PFP are three-fold: 1. Efficiently advance new T2 translational research in diabetes through support of pilot data gathering and preparation of competitive federal grants 2. Mentor investigators new to T2 translational research in diabetes 3. Promote collaborations across partnering academic units and community agencies The PFP will award a total of $100,000 each year ($50,000 from the Center, matched by $50,000 from the University of North Carolina;see Letter of Support) for gathenng of initial data to support viable proposals for external funding for Type 2 translational diabetes research. There will be two funding cycles per year, with a maximum of $25,000 per grant. We have designed systems of PFP implementation in support of our stated goals. In this section, we descnbe those systems including eligibility for the pilot program, approaches to promote and optimize the effectiveness ofthe pilot program, application process, process for evaluation of the applications (including review criteria), and our means for evaluating the success of funded pilot projects.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Type
Center Core Grants (P30)
Project #
5P30DK093002-04
Application #
8727536
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZDK1-GRB-1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2014-09-01
Budget End
2015-08-31
Support Year
4
Fiscal Year
2014
Total Cost
$120,620
Indirect Cost
$39,120
Name
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Department
Type
DUNS #
608195277
City
Chapel Hill
State
NC
Country
United States
Zip Code
27599
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