University of Southern California


Limited Submission

NIH – NIAMS Rheumatic Diseases Research Core Center (P30) RFA-AR-12-002


The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) invites applications for Research Core Centers (P30s) in rheumatic diseases. The Rheumatic Diseases Research Core Centers (RDCCs) will provide shared facilities and services to groups of established, currently funded investigators addressing scientific problems in rheumatic diseases, in order to improve efficiency, accelerate the pace of research, and ensure greater productivity.

Program Information

Institutional Limit

Limit of one application per organization.


Internal: 1/9/2012
Sponsor Letter of Intent (not required): 2/1/2012
Full Proposal: 3/1/2012

Nomination Process

Interested faculty should contact their school’s dean of research who coordinates the first step in the internal selection process.  Faculty are typically asked to submit, at a minimum, a CV or biosketch, as well as a single-page proposal summary to their research dean.  Individual schools’ deadlines are in advance of the internal deadline posted above.  Check with your school prior to our internal deadline for details concerning the nomination process.