Internal funding opportunities with upcoming deadlines

Translational cancer early detection pilot funding – New
The Knight Cancer Institute has created a new pilot project funding mechanism for OHSU investigators. The Cancer Early Detection and Research (CEDAR) Center Seed Grant Program aims to cultivate outstanding translational early cancer detection research, and assist in the generation of preliminary data leading to national funding. CEDAR supports technological, basic biology, or population-based research focused on early cancer detection. Funding is available for five awards of up to $120,000 over an 18 month project period. Learn more about considered focus areas, eligibility, and selection details. Proposals are due March 24, 2017 and can be submitted on OHSU’s Competitive Application Portal (CAP).

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research K12 Scholars
If you are a clinical, behavioral, health services, policy, public health, or applied junior faculty researcher interested in pursuing a career in comparative effectiveness research applied to patient-centered outcomes, you may be eligible for this mentored K12 career development program. The program provides 75% protected time for mentored research career development and includes training in patient-centered outcomes research, applied experience and training in research synthesis methods, and a significant, mentored research experience. Scholars will receive salary support plus fringe benefits, and will be appointed as an OCTRI scholar. Read the full RFA and submit all application materials via CAP by March 6, 2017.

Overseas financial assistance awards for students – Deadline extended
Competitive awards of up to $2,000 are available to support OHSU students’ overseas rotations in 2017. Students who qualify include medical, nursing, dental, pharmacy and school of public health students. Students commit at least 3-4 weeks on-site to an international experience that includes various aspects of clinical practice, public and population health, health education, and research. All students must be in good academic standing. Student proposals must demonstrate knowledge about the population with which they wish to work and include citations related to the proposed subject matter. The deadline for submitting proposals has been extended to April 1, 2017. The full RFA and application can be found on CAP.