Training new investigators for clinical research in rare diseases. Continuing the training activities of the currently funded project, this RDCRC will make full use of the extensive, pre-existing infrastructure for clinical research training at consortium sites to develop and attract investigators to the study of rare diseases. As in the original application, training will be accomplished by a vertically integrated approach that will attract investigators from all levels of training: medical students, postdoctoral fellows, and junior faculty as well as allied health professionals. Junior investigators conducting relevant clinical research projects while participating in formal clinical research training will receive direct funding support as well.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD)
Type
Specialized Center--Cooperative Agreements (U54)
Project #
5U54HD061222-10
Application #
8539391
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZRG1-HOP-Y)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
2013-08-01
Budget End
2014-07-31
Support Year
10
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$164,470
Indirect Cost
$10,710
Name
University of Alabama Birmingham
Department
Type
DUNS #
063690705
City
Birmingham
State
AL
Country
United States
Zip Code
35294
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