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Blood Diseases and Resources Research - #93.839

To foster research and research training on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of non-malignant blood diseases, including anemias, sickle cell disease, thalassemia; leukocyte biology, pre-malignant processes such as myelodysplasia and myeloproliferative disorders; hemophilia and other abnormalities of hemostasis and thrombosis; and immune dysfunction. Funding encompasses a broad spectrum of hematologic inquiry, ranging from stem cell biology to medical management of blood diseases and to assuring the adequacy and safety of the nation's blood supply. Programs also support the development of novel cell-based therapies to bring the expertise of transfusion medicine and stem cell technology to the repair and regeneration of human tissues and organs. Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program: To stimulate technological innovation; to increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from Federal research and development; to increase small business participation in Federal research and development; and to foster and encourage participation of socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns and women-owned small business concerns in technological innovation. Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) program: To stimulate and foster scientific and technological innovation through cooperative research development carried out between small business concerns and research institutions; to foster technology transfer between small business concerns and research institutions; to increase private sector commercialization of innovations derived from Federal research and development; and to foster and encourage participation of socially and economically disadvantaged small business concerns and women-owned small business concerns in technological innovation.




(Project Grants) FY 09 $363,994,253; FY 10 $373,822,098; FY 11 $385,036,761 - In fiscal year 2009, 857 research grants and National Research Service Awards were made. The estimates of fiscal year 2010 are 782 research grants and 97 National Research Service awards. The estimates for fiscal year 2011 are 806 research grants and 100 National Research Service Awards. In fiscal year 2009, for new and competing renewal awards: 976 grant applications were received, and of these, 195 were awarded; 72 National Research Service Award applications were received, and of these, 31 were awarded. Small Business innovation Research Awards/Small Technology Transfer Research Awards: In fiscal year 2009, 12 Phase I awards, and 8 Phase II awards were made.

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