New Directions in Hematology Research

This joint endeavor between the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) funds research that enhances the hematology research mission of the NIDDK. Principal interest areas for the program include:

  • Acquired and congenital disorders of red blood cell production & survival leading to chronic anemia
  • The uptake, utilization, storage and transport of iron in health and disease
  • Hematopoietic stem cell biology and hematopoiesis
  • Erythroid biology and erythropoiesis
  • Structure and function of leukocytes and myeloid precursor cells
  • Molecular biology of heme and hemoglobin

Awards range between 1-3 years and should not exceed $200,000 in direct costs per year . For more information, see the link below:

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