(a) Cooperative agreements and grants for establishing and supporting
(1)The Director of the Institute may enter into cooperative agreements with and make grants to public or private nonprofit entities to pay all or part of the cost of planning, establishing, or strengthening, and providing basic operating support for centers for basic and clinical research into, training in, and demonstration of advanced diagnostic, prevention, control, and treatment methods for cancer.
(2)A cooperative agreement or grant under paragraph (1) shall be entered into in accordance with policies established by the Director of NIH and after consultation with the Institute’s advisory council.
(b) Uses for Federal payments under cooperative agreements or grants
Federal payments made under a cooperative agreement or grant under subsection (a) of this section may be used for—
(1)construction (notwithstanding any limitation under section
289e of this title);
(2)staffing and other basic operating costs, including such patient care costs as are required for research;
(3)clinical training, including training for allied health professionals, continuing education for health professionals and allied health professions personnel, and information programs for the public respecting cancer; and
As used in this paragraph, the term “construction” does not include the acquisition of land, and the term “training” does not include research training for which Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards may be provided under section
288 of this title.
(c) Period of support; additional periods
Support of a center under subsection (a) of this section may be for a period of not to exceed five years. Such period may be extended by the Director for additional periods of not more than five years each if the operations of such center have been reviewed by an appropriate technical and scientific peer review group established by the Director and if such group has recommended to the Director that such period should be extended.
Research centers under this section may not be considered centers of excellence for purposes of section
282(b)(10) of this title.
2002—Subsec. (b). Pub. L. 107–206substituted “Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards” for “National Research Service Awards” in concluding provisions.
1988—Subsec. (a)(1). Pub. L. 100–607inserted “control,” after “prevention,”.
Effective Date of 2007 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 109–482applicable only with respect to amounts appropriated for fiscal year 2007 or subsequent fiscal years, see section 109 ofPub. L. 109–482, set out as a note under section
281 of this title.
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