CDC Announces Funding Opportunity in Thalassemia Pilot Interventions
1. Go to: www.grants.gov
2. Select: “Applicants”
3. Select: “Apply for Grants”
4. Select: “Download a Grant Application Package”
In the “Funding Opportunity Number” box, type the number formatted as: RFA-DD-14-003
The funding opportunity announcement (FOA) will support pilot studies addressing the following areas of interest:
(1) Hemophilia – Joint Disease
NCBDDD/DBD is interested in evidence-based interventions that: (1) maximize the effective use of prophylaxis to prevent joint bleeding or (2) improve/maintain joint mobility among people with hemophilia. Interventions may be focused at either the individual or systems level or both.
(2) Thalassemia – Complications
NCBDDD/ DBD is interested in developing evidence-based interventions that: (1) improve adherence to chelation treatment regimens, or (2) minimize complications of treatment to enhance the quality of life for people with thalassemia.