OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of Dec. 5, 2019

Each week, OHSU Research Development compiles a list of funding opportunities from internal sources, the government, and private foundations. This is the newly revived list, which we’ll be publishing here every Thursday. A pdf of the list is also available.

Featured Opportunites
Multidisciplinary
Oregon Partnership for Alzheimer’s Research Tax Checkoff Fund

What: Supports research to advance the understanding, treatment or prevention of Alzheimer’s in Oregon
Who should apply: Early-career investigators, especially ones new to Alzheimer’s research
Award: Up to $20,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PST; Full application due: April 21, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship 
What: Broad research grant designed to acknowledge women in STEM fields and bolster their projects
Who should apply: Postdoctoral researchers – faculty are not eligible
Award: $60,000/one year
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020

Internal Opportunities

DUE IN ONE WEEK
Multidisciplinary Circle of Giving 2020 Women’s Health Research Funding Opportunity
What: Funds research that will lead to improvements in women’s health and lead to additional externally-funded research
Who should apply: Lecturers and assistant, associate and full professors
Award: $125,000/one year
Deadline: Dec. 12, 2019

Cancer ‖ Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research Center nanoString Digital Spacial Profiler Project Award
What: Funds DSP-related reagent costs for studies on the DSP platform at OHSU for up to six months
Who should apply: All employees
Award: No minimum or maximum amount
Deadline: Jan. 1, 2020 

Multidisciplinary ‖ Oregon National Primate Research Center Pilot Grant Research Program
What: Funds activities related to the use of nonhuman primates for biomedical research or for studies enhancing NHP welfare or husbandry
Who should apply: ONPRC core scientists and non-core scientists working with a core scientist
Award: Up to $75,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 6, 2020; Full application due: Feb. 21, 2020

Multidisciplinary ‖ Oregon Partnership for Alzheimer’s Research Tax Checkoff Fund
What: Supports research to advance the understanding, treatment or prevention of Alzheimer’s in Oregon
Who should apply: Early-career investigators, especially ones new to Alzheimer’s research
Award: Up to $20,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PST; Full application due: April 21, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer ‖ Cancer Early Detection Advanced Research Center Full Project Award
What: Funds CEDAR-relevant cancer early detection work for up to 18 months
Who should apply: All employees
Award: No minimum or maximum amount
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime

Multidisciplinary ‖ OHSU School of Medicine Innovation Fund Pilot Program 
What: Subsidizes fees for use of OHSU research cores to develop pilot data for new grant applications
Who should apply: School of Medicine faculty
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime

Limited Submission Opportunities

Neuroscience ‖ Michael J Fox Foundation and Edmond J Safra Foundation Fellowship in Movement Disorders
What: Funds training for new movement disorder clinician-researchers. Centers will apply and, if selected, nominate fellows
Who should apply: Open to established movement disorder centers worldwide. Not open to individuals
Award: $180,000/two years
Deadline: December 13, 2019

Cancer ‖ Limited Submission: NCI Biospecimen Bank to Support NCI Early-Phase and Experimental Clinical Trials (U24 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
What: Continues building the biobanking infrastructure and operations for NCI-sponsored early-stage and experimental clinical trials
Who should apply: PIs who are pathologists or laboratory scientists with expertise in biospecimens and leadership experience in biospecimen banking in cancer clinical trials
Award: Up to $2 million/year
Deadline: Jan. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer ‖ NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers (K99/R00 Independent Clinical Trial Required and K99/R00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding to facilitate a timely transition of recent postdoctoral fellows from their mentored research positions to independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions. Applicants must choose to apply for clinical trial funding or non-clinical trial research
Who should apply: Postdoctoral fellows with research or clinical doctoral degrees who do not require an extended period of mentored research training beyond their degrees
Award: Up to $100,000/five years toward salary; up to $249,000/five years for R00 phase; and $30,000/five years for research development
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 26, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cardiology ‖ Vascular Cures Wylie Scholar Program
What: Provides three-year development grants for initial vascular research to enable future research funding
Who should apply: Early-career vascular surgeon-scientists
Award: $150,000/three years
Deadline: March 2, 2020

Merit Prizes and Awards

Cancer ‖ AACR-St. Baldrick’s Foundation Award for Outstanding Achievement in Pediatric Cancer Research
What: Recognizes an individual in any sector who has significantly contributed to any aspect of pediatric cancer research
Who should apply: Pediatric cancer researchers with active research programs and a record of recent publications
Award: Honorarium and support to attend the AACR Annual Meeting 2020
Deadline: Dec. 31, 2019

Multidisciplinary ‖ NOSTER and Science Microbiome Prize
What: Rewards research by young investigators studying functional attributes of microbiota that have potential to increase understanding of health and disease
Who should apply: MDs and PhDs under 35 who received their degree in the last 10 years and performed microbiome research in the past three
Award: $25,000, a five-year subscription to Science and winning essay published in Science
Deadline: Jan. 24, 2020

Multidisciplinary ‖ Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation 2020 Lasker Medical Research Awards
What: The award honors individuals who have made significant contributions in basic or clinical research. Awards are given out for basic and clinical medical research and special achievement in medical science
Who should apply: Nominate anyone who you feel has made a significant contribution to medical research
Award: $250,000
Deadline: Feb. 3, 2020

Biomedical ‖ Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Program
What: Awardees will become employees of HHMI on a seven-year renewable term and receive financial support for research and access to capital equipment funds. HHMI focuses on biomedical research areas
Who should apply: Tenure or tenure-track faculty with between five and 15 years of professional experience and at least three years of PI experience on at least one active research grant as of April 1, 2020
Award: HHMI-provided salary and benefits
Deadline: March 18, 2020, noon PST

Private Opportunities

Multidisciplinary ‖ Children’s Tumor Foundation Drug Discovery Initiative Registered Report Award
What: Supports early stage testing of candidate drug therapies for the treatment of neurofibromatosis: NF1, NF2, and Schwannomatosis.
Who should apply: Investigators with full access to all required resources including all in vivo and in vitro models
Award: Up to $40,000/one year for cell-based studies; Up to $85,00 for animal-based studies
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 31, 2019, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: March 2, 2020, 2 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ Children’s Tumor Foundation Young Investigator Award
What: Supports early-career neurofibromatosis researchers by helping them get independently established
Who should apply: Postdoctoral fellows who completed their first doctoral degree no more than seven years ago and MD and PhD graduate students
Award: Salary support commensurate with experience for two years
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 3, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: March 6, 2020, 2 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ New York Academy of Medicine David E. Rogers Student Fellowship Award
What: Funds stipends for summer research projects on community health and underserved populations
Who should apply: Medical and dental students who will be between their first and second years of school in summer 2020
Award: $4,000/10 to 12 weeks
Deadline: Jan. 6, 2020

Neurology ‖ American Epilepsy Society Research and Training Fellowships for Clinicians
What: Provides mentored support for clinical fellows or faculty who intend to pursue a career in epilepsy research
Who should apply: Clinical and postdoctoral fellows and clinical faculty within five years of their first full-time appointment
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: Jan. 8, 2020

Neurology ‖ American Epilepsy Society Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
What: Supports postdoctoral trainees conducting research into epilepsy, seizures and related disorders under the guidance of a mentor with epilepsy expertise
Who should apply: Postdoctoral fellows and non-independent faculty if they can outline their transition to independence
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: Jan. 8, 2020

Dermatology ‖ National Psoriasis Foundation Psoriatic Disease Research Fellowships
What: Funding to develop opportunities for physicians training for research careers in academic dermatology, rheumatology, pediatric dermatology and pediatric rheumatology disease
Who should apply:
Researchers who can be in non-faculty positions for the duration of the award with an interest in psoriatic disease
Award:
Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline:
Jan. 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Orthopaedic  Orthopaedic Trauma Association OTA Member Full Research Grant 
What: Supports clinical, basic and directed topic research on any issue related to musculoskeletal trauma
Who should apply: OTA members who are not residents or fellows
Award: Clinical and directed topic grants: Up to $40,000/up to two years; Basic grants: Up to $25,000/up to two years
Deadline: Pre-proposal due: Jan. 13, 2020; Full application due: Mid June 2020

Neurology ‖ Parkinson’s Foundation Clinical Research Award
What: Supports clinically oriented research involving people living with Parkinson’s
Who should apply:
Clinician-scientists who have completed a residency in neurology or whose training pathway is related to PD
Award:
$200,000/two years
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 21, 2020; Application due: April 6, 2020

Multidisciplinary ‖ L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship
What: Broad research grant designed to acknowledge women in STEM fields and bolster their projects
Who should apply: Postdoctoral researchers – faculty are not eligible
Award: $60,000/one year
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020

Chronic Pain ‖ Rita Allen Foundation Award in Pain
What: Supports research on the mechanisms that initiate and propagate pain in the nervous system in order to develop new chronic pain treatments
Who should apply: Tenure track researchers in the first three years of their appointment with committed start-up funds and independent laboratory space
Award: $50,000 per year/three years
Deadline: Feb. 19, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health
What: Funds broad spectrum of research that expands the evidence needed to build a national movement toward improved health, well-being and equity
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in healthcare equity
Award:
No minimum or maximum
Deadline:
Open
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Federal Opportunities

Multidisciplinary ‖ NIGMS Notice of Special Interest: Availability of Administrative Supplements to NIH Science Education Partnership Awards (SEPA) to Fund Participation in the NIH Pavilion at the 2020 USA Science & Engineering Festival (USASEF)
What: Supports the development of interactive exhibits on health, biomedical and behavioral science topics to be featured at the 2020 USA Science and Engineering Festival NIH Pavilion
Who should apply: Anyone interested in presenting on these topics: infectious diseases and microbes; molecules and cells; lifestyle, diet and disparities; the brain; bioengineering; and data science
Award: Up to $25,000/four months
Deadline: Dec. 19, 2019

Multidisciplinary ‖ CDC Commercial Fishing Occupational Safety Training Project Grants (T03)
What: Funding for commercial fishing vessel safety training for vessel operators and crewmembers including fatigue awareness and prevention
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in commercial fishing safety
Award: Between $250,000 and $650,000 over two years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 22, 2019 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 21, 2020

Multidisciplinary ‖ CDC Commercial Fishing Occupational Safety Research Cooperative Agreement (U01)
What: Funds for research on improving the occupational safety of workers in the commercial fishing industry including developing and improving emergency and survival equipment
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in commercial fishing safety
Award: Between $150,000 and $650,000 over two years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 22, 2019 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 21, 2020

Cardiovascular ‖ CDER Heart Failure Collaboratory (R18) Clinical Trials Optional
What: Grants to support the Heart Failure Collaboratory, an academic consortium made to advance scientific discussion, efficiency of clinical trials and evidence generation in heart failure
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in heart failure
Award: Up to $2.15 million/five years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 22, 2019 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 22, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ FDA Local Food Producer Outreach, Education, and Training to Enhance Food Safety and FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Compliance (U01) Clinical Trial Not Allowed
What: Funding to provide training, education and outreach, address training gaps and facilitate identification of appropriate technical assistance resources for local food producers
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in food safety
Award: Up to $4 million/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 24, 2019 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 28, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Allergy and Infectious Disease ‖ NIAID Resource-Related Research Projects (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports investigator-initiated Resource-Related Research Projects, which must provide a significant benefit to currently funded high priority projects in need of further coordination and support
Who should apply: Anyone looking to contribute to a currently funded NIAID project
Award: No minimum or maximum amount
Deadline: Dec 25, 2019 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Mental Health ‖ NIMH Clinical High Risk for Psychosis Research Network (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding to establish research networks focused on recruiting participants to dissect the heterogeneity of the clinical high risk for psychosis syndrome
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in clinical high risk psychosis syndrome
Award: No minimum or maximum
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 31, 2019 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Mental Health ‖ NIMH Clinical High Risk for Psychosis: Data Processing, Analysis, and Coordination Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding for a Data Processing, Analysis and Coordination Center to manage existing data related to clinical high risk for psychosis and CHR research networks funded by the above opportunity
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in clinical high risk psychosis syndrome
Award: No minimum or maximum
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 31, 2019 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Dental ‖ NIDCR Prospective Observational or Biomarker Validation Study Cooperative Agreement (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports investigator-initiated observational studies or biomarker validation studies through the cooperative agreement mechanism that require collection of data/biospecimens
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in biomarker or observational studies and/or dental disease
Award: No minimum or maximum
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 5, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ NIMH NIMH Instrumentation Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funds for NIH-funded investigators to purchase or upgrade a single commercially available instrument or a group of components to create an instrument that is not commercially available
Who should apply: Anyone with a current NIH grant and a need for a particular research instrument
Award: Between $300,000 and $600,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 10, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Mental Health ‖ NIMH Career Enhancement Award to Advance Autism Services Research for Adults and Transition-Age Youth (K18 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports training for experienced investigators to learn how to conduct research about services for adults or transition-age youth with autism spectrum disorders
Who should apply: Assistant, associate or full professors/faculty with a record of grant funding and active grant support at the time of application
Award: Salary paid for six to nine months plus $50,000/year for up to two years for research development
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 13, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Pediatrics ‖ NICHD Archiving and Documenting Child Health and Human Development Data Sets (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Support the archiving of existing data sets within the scientific mission of the NICHD to enable secondary analysis of these data
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in pediatric data archiving
Award: $50,000/year for up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 16, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Mental Health ‖ NIMH Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports studies on how to remediate barriers to evidence-based mental health practices and studies that generate new information about achieving equity in mental health outcomes for underserved populations
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in mental health equity
Award: No minimum or maximum
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 24, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 24, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Mental Health ‖ NIMH Safety and Feasibility Trials for Rapid-Acting Interventions for Severe Suicide Risk (R01 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Funding to test the feasibility and safety of rapid-acting interventions that could reduce severe suicide risk
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in treatment protocols for suicide prevention
Award: Up to $400,000/year for up to four years
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 26, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Mental Health ‖ NIMH Fine-Mapping Genome-Wide Associated Loci to Identify Proximate Causal Mechanisms of Serious Mental Illness (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports statistical genetic and functional genomic approaches to fine-mapping of genome-wide significant risk loci associated with serious mental illnesses
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in genome-wide association
Award: No minimum or maximum
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 28, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ NIEHS Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements for Summer Research Experiences for Students and Science Teachers
What: Supports summer research experiences in the environmental health sciences that would not normally be available to grantees
Who should apply: Master’s students, medical students and nursing undergrads with at least one year completed
Award: Salary and fringe benefits consistent with grantee institution
Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ NIH Common Fund 4DN Organization and Function in Human Health and Disease (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports projects that apply new or existing tools to monitor and manipulate the 4D nucleome in the context of human health and disease
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in monitoring the 4D nucleome
Award: Up to $400,000/year for up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 2, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ NIH Common Fund New Investigator Projects on 4DN Organization and Function in Human Health and Disease (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports projects from early-stage research scientists who apply new or existing tools to monitor and manipulate the 4D nucleome in the context of human health and disease
Who should apply: Investigators who have not yet successfully competed for a substantial NIH independent research award
Award: Up to $400,000/year for up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 2, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Dental
‖ NIDCR Improving oral health and reducing disparities in adolescents (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed and R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funds research to improve the oral health of adolescents and reduce observed oral health disparities in this population
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in oral health disparities
Award: For R01: No minimum or maximum amount; For R21: Up to $275,000/two years
Deadline:
For R01: Feb. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PST; For R21: Feb. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer ‖ NCI Co-infection and Cancer (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed and R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funds research to enhance mechanistic and epidemiologic investigations addressing the roles of co-infection. Those applying for an R01 grant should propose longer-term projects and R21 proposals should be shorter and higher-risk
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in co-infection and cancer
Award: For R01: No minimum or maximum amount; For R21: Up to $275,000/two years
Deadline:
For R01 LOI due: Feb. 6, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 6, 2020, 5 p.m. PST; For R21 LOI due: Feb. 17, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 17, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer  NCI Notice of Modifications of PA-18-842 “Administrative Supplements to Support Cancer Disparity Collaborative Research”
What: Five new activity codes (R00, R21, R21/R33, UH2/UH3, and UG3/UH3) are eligible for administrative supplements in connection to Administrative Supplements to Support Cancer Disparity Collaborative Research
Who should apply: Anyone currently awarded a grant with one of the listed activity codes
Award: Not listed
Deadline: Feb. 10, 2020
, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ NIMH Utilizing Invasive Recording and Stimulating Opportunities in Humans to Advance Neural Circuitry Understanding of Mental Health Disorders (R21 Clinical Trial Optional and R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research that targets a gap in the scientific knowledge of neural circuit function related to mental health disorders. Those applying for an R01 grant should propose longer-term projects and R21 proposals should be shorter and higher-risk
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in invasive neural recordings and/or neural circuit function
Award: For R21: Up to $275,000/two years; For R01: No minimum or maximum amount
Deadline: Feb. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PST


Biology
‖ NSF Semiconductor Synthetic Biology for Information Storage and Retrieval (SemiSynBio-II)
What: Supports high-risk/high-return interdisciplinary research on novel concepts and enabling technologies that will address the scientific and technological challenges associated with synthetic biology integrated with semiconductor technology
Who should apply: Teams of at least three with a faculty-level PI
Award: Up to $1.5 million/three years
Deadline: Can be submitted between Feb. 14, 2020
and March 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ NICHD, NIAAA, NIDCR and NIEHS Small Research Grants for Establishing Basic Science-Clinical Collaborations to Understand Structural Birth Defects (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Promotes establishment of basic science-clinical collaborations by providing small grants to teams of basic scientists, physician scientists and clinicians
Who should apply: Teams of multiple PIs with at least one basic scientist and one clinician
Award: $75,000/year for up to two years
Deadline: Feb. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST


Multidisciplinary ‖ NIH Common Fund 4DN Centers for Data Integration, Modeling and Visualization (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports projects to generate reference datasets and maps to study the spatial and temporal organization of the nucleus using existing and newly developed genomic and imaging data
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in organization of the nucleus
Award: Up to $1.5 million/year for up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 17, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 17, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ NIH Common Fund Real Time Chromatin Dynamics and Function (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports tool development for real-time monitoring of 3D structure of mammalian genomes and learning how organizing 4D genome architecture components affects biological processes in live cells.
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in chromatin dynamics and function
Award: Up to $800,000/year for up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 17, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 17, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Pediatric ‖ NICHD Pediatric Critical Care Conferences (R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding to attend multidisciplinary national conferences that will inform care and facilitate research for major issues in pediatric critical care medicine
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in pediatric critical care
Award: $75,000 for up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 29, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ NINDS and NIA Clinical Trials Planning for Symptomatic Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID) (R34 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Provides two years of support for planning activities necessary to initiate a Phase III, maximum five year clinical trial to evaluate efficacy of interventions for patients with symptomatic VCID
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in VCID
Award: Up to $150,000/two years
Deadline: March 1, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ NHLBI Stimulating T4 Implementation Research to Optimize Integration of Proven-effective Interventions for Heart, Lung, and Blood Diseases and Sleep Disorders into Practice (STIMULATE-2) (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Funds T4 research trials to identify and test implementation strategies that will increase the use of evidence-based practices for preventing and managing heart, lung and blood diseases and sleep disorders
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in heart, lung and blood diseases and sleep disorders
Award: Up to $485,000/five years
Deadline: LOI due: April 1, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ NIDDK The Physiology of the Weight Reduced State Data Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed and UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Allows participation in a clinical trial focused on clarifying the physiological mechanisms underlying variability in individuals’ ability to keep weight off over time
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in weight loss maintenance
Award: Up to $2.18 million/five years
Deadline: LOI due: May 11, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 11, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ NIGMS Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1 – Clinical Trial Optional)
What: NIGMS will soon release an opportunity to continue the Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1) with changes to allow clinical trials
Who should apply: Teams of three to six interdisciplinary PIs
Award: Estimated award ceiling $1.75 million
Deadline: Spring 2020

Previously Published Opportunities

Private

Atomwise AIMS Award Deadline: Dec. 9, 2019

Prostate Cancer Foundation and Pfizer, Inc. Global Challenge Award Deadline: Dec. 10, 2019, 1 p.m. PST

American Lung Association Allergic Respiratory Diseases Research Award Deadline: Dec. 12, 2019, 8:59 p.m. PST

American Lung Association Catalyst Award Deadline: Dec. 12, 2019, 8:59 p.m. PST

American Lung Association Dalsemer Research Grant Deadline: Dec. 12, 2019, 8:59 p.m. PST

American Lung Association Innovation Award Deadline: Dec. 12, 2019, 8:59 p.m. PST

American Lung Association Public Policy Research Award Deadline: Dec. 12, 2019, 8:59 p.m. PST

National Psoriasis Foundation Psoriasis Prevention Initiative LOI due: Dec. 13, 2019; Full application due: April 1, 2020

Basser Center for BRCA 2020 External Research Grant Program LOI due: Dec. 16, 2019; Full application due: Jan. 27, 2020

McKnight Foundation Scholar Awards Deadline: Jan. 1, 2020

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Effects of Aging on Multiple Sclerosis Pre-application due: Jan. 6, 2020; Full application due: Jan. 8, 2020

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Physician Scientist Fellowship Deadline: Jan. 7, 2020, noon PST

Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s Collaborative Research Network Pre-application due: Jan. 8, 2020; Full application due: April 15, 2020

National Multiple Sclerosis Society Therapeutic Development Opportunities for Symptom Management in Multiple Sclerosis Pre-application due: Jan. 8, 2020; Full application due: Jan. 15, 2020

Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative 2020 Research Award Deadline: Jan. 10, 2020

National Psoriasis Foundation Discovery Grant Deadline: Jan. 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

National Psoriasis Foundation Early Career Research Grant Deadline: Jan. 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

National Psoriasis Foundation Milestones to a Cure Grant Deadline: Jan. 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

National Psoriasis Foundation Translational Research Grant Deadline: Jan. 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Michael J. Fox Foundation Ken Griffin Alpha-synuclein Imaging Competition Deadline: Jan. 17, 2020

National Psoriasis Foundation and Arthritis National Research Foundation Psoriatic Arthritis Research Grant Deadline: Jan. 17, 2020

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Instrumentation Grant for Advanced Light-Sheet Microscopy and Data Science Pre-proposal due: March 6, 2020, 5 p.m. PST; Full proposal due: Sep. 18, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Federal

NIA Collaborative Network to Optimize Emergency Care of Older Adults with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (R61/R33 Clinical Trials Optional) LOI due: Jan. 3, 2020; Application due: Feb. 3, 5 p.m. PST

NIA Innovations to Foster Healthy Longevity in Low-Income Settings (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 3, 2020; Application due: Feb. 3, 5 p.m. PST

NIAID, NIAMS, NIMH, NINDS and NCCIH Advancing Research for Tickborne Diseases Applies to due dates on or after Jan. 5, 2020 through Jan. 8, 2023

NCATS Ethical Issues in Translational Science Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 6, 2020; Application due: Feb. 6, 5 p.m. PST

NIDDK Bioinformatics Interdisciplinary Predoctoral Fellowship in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (F31)  Deadline: Jan. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NIDDK Bioinformatics Interdisciplinary Postdoctoral Fellowship in Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (F32) Deadline: Jan. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NIAID, NIMH and NICHD Getting To Zero: Understanding HIV Viral Suppression and Transmission in the United States (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Jan. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NIMH, NIAAA and NIDA Identification, Validation, and Manipulation of Neural Circuits Related to Mental Illness and Alcohol and Substance Use Disorders in Non-human Primates (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 10, 2020; Application due: Feb. 10, 5 p.m. PST

NIGMS Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (R35 – Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Jan. 17, 2020 by 5 p.m. PST

NCI Program to Assess the Rigor and Reproducibility of Extracellular Vesicle-Derived Analytes for Cancer Detection (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NICHHD Biophysical and Biomechanical Aspects of Embryonic Development (R01) Applies to due dates on or after February 5, 2020

NIH BRAIN Initiative Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NIH BRAIN Initiative Advanced Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00 Independent Clinical Trial Required) Deadline: Feb. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NIDA Step Up for Substance Use Disorders: A Drug Target Initiative for Scientists Engaged in Fundamental Research (U18 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NICHHD Biophysical and Biomechanical Aspects of Embryonic Development (R21) Applies to due dates on or after February 16, 2020

NIH Common Fund Pilot Projects Enhancing Utility and Usage of Common Fund Data Sets (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NHLBI, NCI, NIAID, NIDA, NIEHS and NCATS Administrative and Revision Supplements to Expand Vaping Research and Understand EVALI Deadline: Feb. 27, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NIDCR Administrative Supplement for Collaborative Science Deadline: March 20, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NCMRR Early Career Research Award (R03 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: March 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NIAID Transgender People: Immunity, Prevention, and Treatment of HIV and STIs (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: May 11, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NHGRI Administrative supplements for short-term research career enhancement in genomics for experienced investigators Deadline: May 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

NIAAA Neurobehavioral Mechanisms of Social Isolation and Alcohol Use Disorder Applies to due dates on or after June 5, 2020 through Sep. 8, 2022

National Science Foundation Cellular and Biochemical Engineering Applications accepted anytime

National Science Foundation Biophotonics Applications accepted anytime

 

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