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ITHS/Primate Center Ignition Award

Primate Award

ITHS/Primate Center Ignition Award

The Washington National Primate Research Center (WaNPRC) and the ITHS are pleased to sponsor the Ignition Award pilot study program, focusing on the use of nonhuman primate models of human disease. The purpose of this award is to explore innovative areas of nonhuman primate (NHP) research and generate preliminary data to serve as a basis for submission of new research grant applications (e.g. R01-type grant to NIH or other funding agency) and/or subsequent clinical studies.

Key Dates

  • April 13, 2018: Full application due to the WaNPRC.
    No applications time stamped after 11 p.m. on April 13 will be considered.
  • May 1, 2018: Notice to awardees and other applicants
  • May 15, 2018: Budget initiation
  • April 30, 2019: End of budget period


Cite ITHSThe Institute is supported by grants UL1 TR002319, KL2 TR002317, and TL1 TR002318 from the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through the Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program (CTSA).

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