The purpose of this limited competition is to extend the activities of the ASSESS AKI consortium to continue an observational cohort of patients with normal renal function and with chronic kidney disease (CKD) who have had an episode of AKI and appropriate control participants – to ascertain:
In addition, the utility of putative biomarkers to predict short and long-term outcomes will be assessed. The extension will insure the statistical power and the significance of the study outcomes. The extension will insure the statistical power and significance of the study outcomes. The ASSESS AKI is comprised of three Participating Clinical Centers (PCCs) and a data Coordinating Center. An additional site was added as an ancillary study in 2010.
Please submit a two-page letter of intent with a list of all anticipated investigators, description of proposed aims and approach, and Biosketch of the PI by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5:00 PM Thursday, October 11, 2012. Full applications are due to the sponsor 11/21/12 so you will need to have your proposal to the Office of Sponsored Programs by 11/14/12 for processing if given the go ahead by the review committee.
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 email@example.com.