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NIH: Consortium for Food Allergy Research: Leadership Center (UM2) RFA-AI-15-050

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) solicits applications for the Leadership Center for the NIAID Consortium for Food Allergy Research (CoFAR). The CoFAR Leadership Center (LC) will define the initial overall research strategy of the CoFAR including design and oversight of cutting-edge clinical trials and clinical studies to advance prevention and management strategies and to improve knowledge on the origins and the pathophysiology of IgE-mediated food allergy. To achieve its objectives, the CoFAR LC will work closely and collaborate with the CoFAR Clinical Research Units (CRUs), to select and implement all CoFAR clinical projects. The CoFAR CRUs will be responsible for execution of clinical trials and studies.

USC may only submit one application in response to this program announcement. Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by April 25, 2016. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

NIH indicates that a letter of intent is due May 30, 2016 and a full proposal is due by June 30, 2016. For more information:

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