NIAMS Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Centers (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 rheumatic diseases research areas within its mission. The Resource-based Centers will provide critical research infrastructure, shared facilities, services, and/or resources to groups of investigators conducting research on rheumatic diseases, enabling them to conduct their independently-funded individual and/or collaborative research projects more efficiently and/or more 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 the NIAMS mission.

Only one application per institution is allowed.


  • Duke Internal: June 12, 2020
  • Letter of Intent: 30 days prior to the application due date
  • Application: October 6, 2020

RFA-AR-21-002 Expiration Date October 7, 2020

Agency Website



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





    Engineering and Physical 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 PI/PD
      • Draft of 1-page Specific Aims (Overall)
        • Describe the broad long-term objectives and goals of the proposed resource-based center.  Include the objectives for each of the Resource Cores and the Administrative Core.

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

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

    Internal Deadline

    June 12, 2020

    External Deadline

    October 6, 2020