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Program Details

HHS:Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) Phase 1 (P20 Clinical Trial Optional)PAR-19-313

This FOA invites applications for Centers of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE)to strengthen an institution's biomedical research infrastructure through the establishment of a thematic multidisciplinary center and to enhance the ability of investigators to compete independently for NIH individual research grants or other external peer-reviewed support.

USC may only submit only 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 October 28, 2019. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

HHS indicates that a letter of intent is NOT REQUIRED and a completed application is due by January 28, 2020. For more information:

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