NIDDK Replaces Parent T32 Program

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In April 2020, the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) published two notices (NOT-DK-20-023, NOT-DK-20-024) announcing that the Division of Kidney, Urologic, & Hematologic Diseases (KUH) will no longer participate in the traditional National Institutes of Health (NIH) National Research Service Award (NRSA) T32 Program and instead will participate in a new Institutional Training Program.

This abrupt announcement came as many programs were in the process of completing competitive renewals and will significantly impact the programs currently funded under the T32 mechanism.

Given the gravity and consequences of these unexpected changes, a large number of ASN’s