Systems-Oriented Pediatric Obesity Research and Training (SPORT) Center of Excellence

Submission Date: December 30, 2010

Estimated Program Funding: $4,250,000

This FOA issued by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Cancer Institute (NCI), and Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR), National Institutes of Health (NIH), solicits grant applications from institutions that propose to establish a center of excellence of childhood obesity research and training based on a transdisciplinary systems science framework and systems-based methodologies, including the use of systems modeling to capture the complexity of the etiology of childhood obesity and the potential impact of environmental and/or policy interventions.

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