DoD Lupus, Transformative Vision Award
The TVA supports applications that will fulfill an extraordinary vision for dramatically improving the quality of life of persons with lupus using an intervention at the individual and/or healthcare system level. This award requires a plan that will test and achieve the vision through the translation of research ideas which, when addressed, will result in a near-term impact on the quality of life of persons living with lupus. Applications may address various quality-of-life issues in lupus patients of any age, including but not limited to those with disproportionate health burdens. Preliminary data are required. Human subject research and clinical trials are allowed under this program announcement.The following are important aspects of the Transformative Vision Award:• Impact: The proposed research, if successful, should have a major impact on the quality of life of lupus patients. Applications should clearly and explicitly describe the potential impact(s) of the proposed study for ...