University of Southern California


RFA-AI-16-065: Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (U19)

Slots:                                                   1              
LOI:                                                   March 3, 2017   
Internal Deadline:                       Contact the Office of Research if interested.
External Deadline:                     April 3, 2017, 5pm PDT
Award Information:                       
Type:  Cooperative Agreement
Estimated Number of Awards: 4 – 5
Anticipated Amount: $900,000 in direct cost per year

Cost Sharing:                               This FOA does not require cost sharing as defined in the NIH Grants Policy Statement.

Submission Process:                  PIs must submit their application as a Limited Submission through the Office of Research Application Portal:

Materials to submit:

Link to Award:               

Who May Serve as PI:             Standard NIH requirements.


The program will support centers that integrate clinical and basic research to conduct studies on the mechanisms underlying the onset and progression of diseases of interest including asthma, rhinitis (allergic and non-allergic), chronic rhinosinusitis, atopic dermatitis, food allergy, and drug allergy. The overarching goal of the program is to improve the understanding of the pathogenesis of these conditions and to provide a rational foundation for new, effective treatments and prevention strategies.

NIAID programmatic priorities for this FOA are:

Visit our Institutionally Limited Submission webpage for updates and other announcements.