Office of Research

Advancing Clinical Research in Primary Glomerular Diseases (UM1)

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support translational and clinical research that promotes therapeutic development for primary glomerular diseases.  The emphasis of this FOA is specifically on chronic forms of minimal change disease (MCD), focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), immunoglobulin A nephropathy (IGAN), and idiopathic membranous nephropathy (IMN).

Application Instructions

As the School of Medicine may only submit 1 proposal for this opportunity, the Office of Research and Graduate Education has established an internal review process to determine which proposal(s) will move forward to the funding agency.


To apply for this funding opportunity, please email a 1-2 page letter of intent describing your proposed aims and approach, a list of all anticipated investigators, and a biosketch of the PI to RGE at by Thursday, December 20, 2012.  Applicants will be notified as soon as a decision is reached.

Opportunity Details

Program web page

Program Announcement No.


12/20/2012 School/College Deadline
12/20/2012 UW Internal Deadline Closed
02/15/2013 OSP Deadline
02/27/2013 Sponsor Deadline

National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Funding amount

$350,000 (Approximately $350,000 direct costs in the first year for the Clinical Centers and approximately $500,000 direct costs for the Data Coordinating Center.)

Maximum Number of Applications

1 (RFA language is confusing regarding number of applications per institution. We contacted NIH directly and were advised to use the more restrictive statement as a guideline)

Eligible groups
  • School of Medicine

Inquiries and Contact Information

Investigators who identify a grant, award or fellowship program that restricts the number of applications that can be submitted from an Institution should immediately contact their Chairperson, Associate Dean for Research (or Dean, if no ADR) and the Office of Research (see below) if they intend to prepare a response. Failure to do so, or to meet the deadlines for submission of pre-proposal, will preclude submission of the application through the Office of Sponsored Programs.

For general inquiries, or to request a listing of a limited submission opportunity that should be but is not already listed, please email us at