Protocol Concept

If you would like to submit a proposal for a research study please complete the ARLG Interest Survey. Once your preliminary information is received, you will be contacted and directed within 2 business days to a comprehensive application.

The comprehensive proposal application will ask for the following information (if applicable):

  • NIH Biosketch of proposing investigator
  • Study rationale
  • Hypothesis
  • Primary objective(s) and endpoint(s)
  • Study centers (proposed)
  • Study population
  • Study design
  • Intervention/treatment
  • Sample size estimate
  • Timeline and length of participant follow-up
  • New and/or unique assay
  • External support/collaboration/funding
  • Publication references
  • Estimated costs in $ (direct)

Proposals will be carefully reviewed by the applicable ARLG committee. If you have not received a response from an ARLG representative within 6 weeks, please contact us at

Due to the timing of the current grant cycle, favorably-reviewed applications that are not short-term (completion before June 2019) may be provisionally approved pending a new ARLG grant award and would not start until December 1st 2019.