Research Using Biosamples and Subjects from Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Studies Complications (DP3)

Incentive Type: Grant Program
Health And Safety, Research
Eligible Sector:
Financial Incentive
Time Period:
FY 2015
Governing Body: Dept of the Army — Materiel Command
What’s it worth?: Not mentioned

The purpose of the Research Using Biosamples and Subject from Type 1 Diabetes Clinical Studies Complications program is to fund studies attempting to develop a better understanding of type 1 diabetes using subjects and/or samples from type 1 diabetes clinical studies. Prioritized projects may include:

  • Biomarkers serving as surrogate end-points measuring progression and regression of diabetes.
  • Metabolic abnormalities of type 1 diabetes leading to a plethora of molecular, cellular and tissue changes.
  • Research using biosamples previously collected or propose new sample collection.
  • Specific topics include:

– Pathways specific to type 1 diabetes in the development of atherosclerotic coronary plaques
– New environmental factors that may accelerate diabetes complications
– End-points of diabetic neuropathy, retinopathy and nephropathy that could be used in clinical trials.
– Metabolic memory in type 1 diabetes contributions to biochemical and epigenetic changes
– Studies addressing hypoglycemia mechanisms and unawareness as a complication of diabetes.

Award budget typically includes $1,000,000 over a three year period. Eligible applicants include:

  • Public/state controlled higher education institutions
  • Private higher education institutions
  • Nonprofits with or without their 501(c)(3) IRS status
  • Small businesses
  • For-profit organizations
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Indian/native American tribal governments
  • Eligible agencies of the federal government
  • U.S. Territory or Possession
  • Independent school districts
  • Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorizes
  • Native American Tribal Organizations
  • Faith-based or Community-based Organizations
  • Regional Organizations
  • Non-domestic Entities

This program does not have any cost sharing requirements. Applications may be obtained from the website. All applications must be fully complete and submitted before the deadline.