NIAMS Resource-based Centers for Bone, Muscle and Orthopaedic Research (P30 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) requests applications for the NIAMS Resource-based Centers Program (P30) for research areas within its mission in bone, muscle, and orthopaedic research. The Resource-based Centers will provide critical research infrastructure, shared facilities, services, and resources to groups of investigators conducting research on bone, muscle, and orthopaedic biology and diseases, enabling them to conduct their independently funded individual or collaborative research projects more efficiently and effectively, with the broad overall goal of accelerating, enriching, and enhancing the effectiveness of ongoing basic, translational, and clinical research and promoting new research within these areas of the NIAMS mission.

Only one application per institution is allowed.


  • Duke Internal Deadline: Interested applicants from within Duke should contact as early as possible.
  • Letter of Intent Due Date(s): 30 days prior to the application due date
  • Application Due Date(s): May 18, 2023

RFA-AR-4-002 Expiration Date May 19, 2023

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Amount Description

Application budgets are limited to $500,000 direct costs per year.  

 The scope of the proposed project should determine the project period. The maximum project period is 5 years.     


    Funding Type





    Environmental & Life Sciences
    Medical - Basic Science
    Medical - Clinical Science
    Medical - Translational

    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.

    • NIH Biosketch of PD/PI
    • Project Summary/Abstract (30 lines of text)
    • Overall Specific Aims (1 page)

    Please submit internal materials through My Research Proposal. (Code ILN)

    Instructions for creating an account (if needed) and submitting your materials:

    External Deadline

    May 18, 2023