The NINDS Human Cell and Data Repository (U24 - Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Funding Agency:
National Institutes of Health

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications to support the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) Human Cell and Data Repository (NHCDR). The repository will maintain the current collection of fibroblast and induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC) lines as well as develop, characterize, expand source cells and iPSCs, and where appropriate, genetically modify new high-quality iPSC lines in accordance with the NINDS mission. The NINDS Human Cell and Data Repository will distribute human cell resources broadly to qualified academic and industry researchers to advance basic and translational research in neurological disorders.



  • Letter of Intent: 30 days prior to the application due date
  • Application Due Date(s): October 22, 2019

RFA-NS-19-038 Expiration Date October 23, 2019

Agency Website



Amount Description

Applicants may request up to $850,000 direct costs per year.

Application budgets must justify and reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.

The maximum project period is 5 years.

Funding Type





Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

October 22, 2019