Coordinating Center for Research to Promote the Health of Children with Birth Defects and People with Developmental and Other Disabilities

Funding Agency:
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities (NCBDDD) seeks to develop an external coordinating center for research and dissemination of information that supports the Center’s mission and advances its scientific and research agenda by conducting research across a network of universities and other institutions of higher learning that specialize in birth defects, blood disorders, developmental and other types of disability research.

Only one application per institution is allowed.


  • Duke Internal: January 11, 2017
  • Letter of Intent Deadline Date: Jan. 20, 2017
  • Application Deadline Date: Feb. 22, 2017

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Amount Description

The estimated total funding (direct and indirect costs) for the first budget period is approximately $675,000 and the estimated total funding (direct and indirect) for the entire project period is $15,025,000.

Funding Type





Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

Internal Nomination

Owing to the sponsor's restriction on the number of applications that may be submitted from Duke, anyone wishing to pursue nomination should submit the following materials as one PDF.

* A letter of support from dean or chair - 1 to 1.5 pages
* Project summary - 2 to 4 pages
* CV or Biosketch of project leader

Applicants will need to submit internal materials through My Research Proposal.(Code ILN)

Instructions for setting up your account and uploading internal applications can be found here: Instructions_FINAL.pdf

Internal Deadline

January 11, 2017

External Deadline

February 22, 2017