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This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for a Data Coordinating Center (DCC) that will support the Diabetic Foot Consortium (DFC) for clinical research on diabetic foot ulcers. The first studies will validate biomarkers that predict healing or response to therapy and assess infection or recurrence risk. Future research may involve clinical trials and studies on the pathophysiology of diabetic foot ulcers. Given the clinical complexity of diabetic wound healing, the applicant must have experience serving as the DCC on clinical studies of diabetic foot ulcers. The DCC will provide overall project coordination, administration, quality control, data management, and biostatistical support.

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via IFTTT National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) is part of the United States National Institutes of Health, which in turn is part of the Department of Health and Human Services. NIDDK is approximately the fifth-largest of the 27 NIH institutes. The institute’s mission is to support research, training, and communication with the public in the topic areas of “diabetes and other endocrine and metabolic diseases; digestive diseases, nutritional disorders, and obesity; and kidney, urologic, and hematologic diseases”. As of 2015, the Director of the institute is Dr. Griffin P. Rodgers, who assumed the position on an acting basis in 2006 and on a permanent basis in 2007.