REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS: Barrett's Esophagus Translational Research Network (BETRNet)


Barrett's Esophagus Translational Research Network (BETRNet)



Available Funds


Title: Barrett's Esophagus Translational Research Network

Available Funds: Up to $50,000.

Funding period: October 2012

Deadline for applications: May 18, 2012

Funding By: U54 BETRNet


All Faculty members at participating institutions are invited to submit applications for Individual and/or Cross BETRNet pilot projects   



Proposals must conform to the following guidelines and must use CTSC Webgrants:


1)     Contact information for PI and faculty collaborators

2)     Proposal (5 pages) in length (excluding references) as follows:

        - Specific aims (1 page)

        - Background and Significance (1-2 pages)

        - Experimental Design (2-3 pages)

3)     NIH biosketches for all faculty participants

4)     Detailed budget in CTSC Format





Applications will be submitted electronically no later than May 18, 2012  via WebGrants:


Note that a BETRNet project must be directed toward translational research related to Barrett's Esophagus. At least one specific aim should involve either direct patient contact or the study of patient derived tissue samples. 




For questions contact:


Angele Latham:, 368-1674.  



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