OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of Jan. 23, 2020

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 Opportunities
Cancer 
American Association for the Advancement of Science Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award
What: Honors early career investigators who have performed outstanding work in the field of cancer research
Who should apply: Cancer researchers who received their first advanced degree no more than 10 years ago and whose research they are nominated for was performed within the last 10 years
Award: $25,000 and invitation to present a lecture on their research
Deadline: Feb 1, 2020

Multidisciplinary OHSU Foundation Collins Medical Trust
What: Provides seed funding for early career investigators for projects the Trust determines likely to be eligible for NIH or other substantial funding in the future
Who should apply: Early career researchers who can clearly show support from their mentor(s)
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: Notice of intent due: Feb. 14, 2020 (Completion of the Notice of Intent form is required); Full application due: May 1, 2020

Internal Opportunities

Multidisciplinary ‖ OHSU Blood-Brain Barrier Program Travel Scholarships
What: 
Award to attend the 2020 Blood-Brain Barrier Consortium Meeting, where awardees will be required to provide a poster and short oral presentation on a related project
Who should apply:
Graduate students, medical students, postdocs, residents, fellows or junior faculty
Award:
Covers lodging and meeting registration, which includes all meals held during the meeting
Deadline: Jan. 31, 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

Multidisciplinary Friends of Doernbecher Grant Program
What: Funding to support clinical and research projects and programs at Doernbecher Children’s Hospital
Who should apply: Any employee of OHSU or Doernbecher proposing a pediatric-related research project or any program that impacts children’s health
Award: Up to $175,000/one year, though grants typically range from $20,000 to $75,000
Deadline: Feb. 14, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ OHSU Foundation Collins Medical Trust
What: Provides seed funding for early career investigators for projects the Trust determines likely to be eligible for NIH or other substantial funding in the future
Who should apply:
Early career researchers who can clearly show support from their mentor(s)
Award:
Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: Notice of intent due: Feb. 14, 2020 (Completion of the Notice of Intent form is required); Full application due: May 1, 2020

Multidisciplinary ‖ OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Digital Health track
What: Funding to support ideas that use digital technology to improve healthcare delivery or advance biomedical research with the potential to commercialize, achieve cost savings, improve research efficiency or improve patient care quality and/or reduce provider burnout  
Who should apply:
Any employee or student of OHSU; non-faculty applicants must submit written approval from their supervisor or department head
Award:
Up to $30,000/six months
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 20, 2020; Full application due: April 7, 2020

Multidisciplinary ‖ OCTRI OSLER TL1 Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Mentored Career Development Opportunity
What: Supports training and career development in clinical and translational research through a TL1 grant similar to an NIH NRSA T32 grant
Who should apply:
Students currently in professional training, PhD graduate students, and postdoctoral clinical and research fellows from OHSU, PSU, UO and OSU
Award:
Monthly stipend, partial tuition and fee support, didactic coursework, journal clubs and mentored training
Deadline: April 1, 2020

Cancer CEDAR 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

Cancer ‖ CEDAR NIH Catalyst Funding
What: Funding designed to help scientists pursuing CEDAR relevant research address reviewer concerns and resubmit their proposals to the National Institutes of Health
Who should apply:
Applicants to NIH awards who received a score but were not funded
Award:
Up to $250,000/one year
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

Biomedical ‖ NIH ORIP Biomedical Research Facilities (C06 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding to modernize existing or construct new biomedical research facilities, with the goal of upgrading or creating novel biomedical research infrastructure to strengthen biomedical research programs
Who should apply:
PIs with appropriate stature within the institutional administration structure so they can oversee various facets of the project
Award:
Minimum of $3 million, maximum of $8 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission deadline: Jan. 24, 2020; LOI due: Feb. 14, 2020; Application due: March 17, 2020, 5 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Cancer V Foundation Pediatric Translational Cancer Research Grant Program
What: Supports translational pediatric cancer projects that move a novel strategy from the laboratory into a human clinical trial or use specimens from a clinical trial to develop biomarkers or mechanisms
Who should apply: Tenure-track faculty who are US citizens or who have a legal permit (temporary or permanent) to work in the US
Award: $600,000/three years
Deadline: Internal submission deadline: Jan. 24, 2020; Nomination due: Jan. 30, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Feb. 27, 2020, 2 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Cancer V Foundation Pediatric V Scholar Cancer Research Grant Program
What: Supports tenure-track faculty early in their pediatric cancer research by funding projects from laboratory-based fundamental to bench-to-bedside research
Who should apply:
Tenure-track assistant professors who have held their current position for less than five years and are a US citizen or a permanent legal resident in the US
Award: $200,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission deadline: Jan. 10, 2020; Nomination due: Jan. 30, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Feb. 27, 2020, 2 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal

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: Internal submission deadline: Jan. 24, 2020; Application due: March 2, 2020
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Neuroscience Multiple NIH Organizations Jointly Sponsored Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award Institutional Predoctoral Training Program in the Neurosciences (T32 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports broad research training in the neurosciences with a curriculum that provides a foundation in experimental design, statistical methodology and quantitative reasoning
Who should apply: Established investigators in a scientific area who want to conduct a training program in that area
Award: No minimum or maximum amount for up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission deadline: Feb. 28, 2020; LOI due: April 26, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal 

Merit Prizes and Awards

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

Cancer ‖ American Association for the Advancement of Science Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award
What: Honors early career investigators who have performed outstanding work in the field of cancer research
Who should apply: 
Cancer researchers who received their first advanced degree no more than 10 years ago and whose research they are nominated for was performed within the last 10 years
Award:
$25,000 and invitation to present a lecture on their research
Deadline: Feb 1, 2020

Psychiatry ‖ American Psychiatric Association Foundation Awards for Advancing Minority Mental Health
What: Rewards health and mental health programs and organizations working to address minority mental health
Who should apply: 
Programs and organizations that have been operating for at least two years before the application deadline
Award:
Not specified
Deadline: Feb 1, 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

Endocrinology Lymphatic Education & Research Network Career Achievement Award
What: Recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the promotion and support of lymphatic research and/or finding treatments and cures for lymphatic diseases, lymphedema, lipedema and related disorders
Who should apply: Lymphatic researchers with less than 20 years of experience
Award: Not listed
Deadline: Feb. 7, 2020

Endocrinology Lymphatic Education & Research Network Lifetime Achievement Award
What: Recognizes individuals who have made a significant contribution to the promotion and support of lymphatic research and/or finding treatments and cures for lymphatic diseases, lymphedema, lipedema and related disorders
Who should apply: Lymphatic researchers with more than 20 years of experience
Award: Not listed
Deadline: Feb. 7, 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

Urology University of Utah Urology Fellowship
What: Year-long urologic oncology fellowship  working on innovative research projects with the university’s Genitourinary Malignancies Disease Oriented Team
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in urologic oncology who would like to live in Salt Lake City for a year
Award: Stipend of $25,000/one year, with potential to increase to $30,000
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2020

Neuroscience New York Stem Cell Foundation Neuroscience Investigator Awards
What: Supports early-career investigators with potential to transform the neuroscience field. Applications are encouraged in all areas of neuroscience, not just in areas related to stem cells
Who should apply:
MDs and PhDs with a research interest in neuroscience who are within five years of starting a faculty or comparable position as of June 1, 2020
Award:
Up to $1.5 million/five years
Deadline: Feb. 19, 2020, 2 p.m. PST
This organization is on the
President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Cancer LIVESTRONG Foundation Solution Grants
What: Supports cancer research in post-treatment care; patient and caregiver education; comprehensive quality-of-life services; and streamlining systems and care
Who should apply:
Cancer investigators with projects that have been established for more than nine months
Award:
For acceleration grants: Between $5,000 and $25,000/one year; For transformation grants: Between $25,000 and $100,000/duration not specified
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 21, 2020; Application due: April 13, 2020

Orthopedics Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation Orthopedic Health Disparities Research Grant
What: Supports research dedicated to orthopedic disparities such as strategies to reduce racial/ethnic inequities in treatment, disproportionate outcomes and access to care for minority patients and diversity in surgical training
Who should apply:
Teams with a PI or co-PI who are active members of the J. Robert Gladden Society
Award:
$20,000/one year
Deadline: Feb. 21, 2020, 8:59 p.m.

Nursing UC Davis Betty Irene School of Nursing Fellowships for Nurse Leaders and Innovators
What: Supports early-career nursing scholars to accelerate leadership in nursing-science research, practice and entrepreneurship and position them to be full partners in improving healthcare delivery
Who should apply:
Nursing scholars who are five to 10 years postdoctoral
Award:
$450,000/year for three years
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Esther Katz Rosen Fund Grants
What: Supports research, pilot projects and research-based programs related to the psychological understanding of gifted youth
Who should apply:
Graduate students and early career psychologists who are less than 10 years postdoctoral
Award:
Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: March 1, 2020

Neurology Angelman Syndrome Foundation Research Proposals
What: Funds pilot projects on Angelman syndrome, with these priority topics this year: heterozygous effect of non-UBE3A genes in deletion; potential results of increasing UBE3A after therapies or for some subtypes of AS; delivery of therapies and potential for improvement; and symptomatic therapies that impact the lives of people with Angelman syndrome and their families
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in Angelman syndrome
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: April 15, 2020

Neurology Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative Collaboration on Sex Differences in Autism
What: Supports research to enhance understanding of the biological bases for sex-specific differences in autism spectrum disorders and set the stage for development of novel interventions
Who should apply: Faculty with a collaborative working history
Award: Up to $8 million/four years, with possible three year extension
Deadline: LOI due: April 21, 2020; Application due: Aug. 21, 2020
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Federal Opportunities

Rheumatology NIAMS Clinical Trial Planning Grant (R34) – Clinical Trial Not Allowed
What: Support for the planning, design and preparation of documentation prior to implementation of investigator-initiated clinical trials
Who should apply: Anyone wanting to conduct a clinical trial that concerns rheumatology
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 2; Three due dates: March 2, 2020; July 1, 2020; and Nov. 2, 2020, all 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NCI, NHGRI and NHLBI Notice of Special Interest: Development of Statistical, Population Genetics and Computational Methods Related to Polygenic Prediction of Health and Disease in Diverse Populations
What: Supports investigator-initiated research to develop statistical, computational and population genetics approaches to modeling polygenic risk in human populations, especially in genetically diverse populations
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in polygenic risk scores
Award: Dependent upon grant one chooses to apply through
Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after Feb. 5, 2020

Neurology NINDS Accelerating Medicine Partnership in Parkinson’s disease (AMP PD) data use and analysis (U01 Clinical trials not allowed)
What: Supports computational approaches to the integration and analysis of clinical, genomic and transcriptomic data from the AMP PD to advance the identification of algorithms, biomarkers and disease pathways related to Parkinson’s disease
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in data use and analysis in relation to Parkinson’s disease
Award: $300,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 18, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 18, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIAAA Medications Development for the Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) or Alcohol-Related Organ Damage (AROD), or the Combination of AUD and AROD (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research that advances promising compounds through the drug development pipeline for the treatment of AUD, AROD or the combination
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in pharmaceutical treatment of alcohol-related diseases
Award: Between $500,000 and 1 million a year/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 26, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Allergy and Infectious Disease NIAID 2020 Omnibus Broad Agency Announcement HHS-NIH-NIAID-BAA2020-1
What: Supports research toward meeting the program objectives of the following NIAID divisions: Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation (DAIT) and Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (DMID)
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in one of the listed research areas
Award: Dependent upon research area focus
Deadline: Research area 002 proposals: Feb. 28, 2020, noon PST; All other research areas: April 9, 2020, noon PST

Multidisciplinary NCI and NIMHD Mechanisms of Disparities in Chronic Liver Diseases and Cancer (R21- Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports multidisciplinary research to understand underlying etiologic factors and mechanisms that contribute to U.S. population-level disparities in chronic liver diseases and liver cancer
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in liver-related health disparities
Award: Up to $275,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: March 1, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 1, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Genetics Multiple NIH Organizations Centers for Collaborative Research in Fragile X and FMR1-Associated Conditions (P50 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports multidisciplinary teams of basic, translational and clinical investigators developing effective interventions to prevent or treat FMR1-associated conditions
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in Fragile X and FMR1
Award: Up to $6.5 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: March 3, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 3, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIDDK Notice of Special Interest: Alzheimer’s-focused administrative supplements for NIH/NIDDK grants that are not focused on Alzheimer’s disease
What: Expands existing awards that are not currently focused on Alzheimer’s disease and its related dementias to allow the research to develop such a focus
Who should apply: Anyone with an active NIH grant who wants to expand their research into an Alzheimer’s-related area
Award: Up to $250,000/duration of parent award
Deadline: March 6, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Genetics NHGRI Mendelian Genomics Data Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding for the center that will manage the release of data and findings generated under the Mendelian Genomics Research Consortium, as well as program outreach and logistics
Who should apply:
Anyone who wants to coordinate a research consortium
Award: No minimum or maximum/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: March 16, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Genetics NHGRI Mendelian Genomics Research Centers (U01 – Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Funding to establish a consortium aimed at increasing the proportion of Mendelian conditions with an identified genetic cause
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in Mendelian genomics
Award:
Up to $2 million/five years
Deadline: LOI due: March 16, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Neurology DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Clinical Development Award
What: Supports leveraging of human-based ALS resources through correlative clinical research such as using human subject-based resources to better define subtypes, predict therapeutic response or assess prognosis
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels, especially early career investigators
Award: Up to $300,000/up to two years
Deadline: Pre-application due: March 27, 2020; Full application due: July 23, 2020

Neurology DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic Development Award
What: Supports preclinical secondary validation and IND-enabling studies of therapeutics for ALS. Preliminary data is required, and biomarker development is a critical component
Who should apply:
Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $1 million/up to three years
Deadline: Pre-application due: March 27, 2020; Full application due: July 23, 2020 

Neurology DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic Idea Award
What: Supports hypothesis-driven preclinical therapeutic development. Applications that include the development of biomarkers in parallel with the main therapeutic advancement effort will qualify for a higher level of funding
Who should apply:
Independent investigators at all academic levels, especially early career investigators
Award: Up to $600,000/up to two years
Deadline: Pre-application due: March 27, 2020; Full application due: July 23, 2020

Cancer NCI Research Answers to National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Provocative Questions (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research projects designed to solve specific problems and paradoxes in cancer research identified by the NCI’s Provocative Questions Initiative
Who should apply:
Anyone who wants to address one of the NCI’s questions in their research
Award:
No minimum or maximum/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: March 30, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Infectious Disease NIAID Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) Interdisciplinary Research Units (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding to support units focused on improving our understanding of bacterial and host factors important for antibacterial resistance and infection to develop new approaches to prevent, diagnose and treat antibacterial-resistant infections
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in antibiotic-resistant bacteria
Award:
Up to $7.5 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: April 8, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 8, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIDA, NIMH and NINR Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Strengthening the Impact of Community Health Workers on the HIV Care Continuum in the US (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research on the use of community health workers to improve the HIV care continuum in the United States
Who should apply:
Interdisciplinary teams that draw on expertise in basic social sciences such as sociology, anthropology, primary care and more
Award:
Estimated award ceiling at $500,000 annually
Deadline: Estimated to be April 23, 2020

Geriatrics NIA Development of Research Education Resources for Geriatrics-Related Translational and Clinical Scientists (R25 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports educational activities that complement the training of a workforce to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical geriatric research needs
Who should apply: PIs who are established in geriatrics and capable of providing administrative and scientific leadership to the proposed program
Award: Up to $900,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: April 25, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Mental Health NIMH Mentoring Networks for Mental Health Research Education (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports creative educational activities with a primary focus on mentoring activities and in particular, mentoring networks
Who should apply: PIs who have a record as a leader in an area relevant to mental health and are actively engaged in research in an NIMH-related area
Award: Up to $1 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: April 26, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Mental Health NIMH Research Education Programs for Psychiatry Residents (R25- Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research-oriented experiences designed to develop, maintain and expand the scientific abilities of psychiatry residents in areas relevant to the mission of NIMH
Who should apply: PIs with a record as a research educator in a scientific area related to the mission of NIMH
Award: Up to $1 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: April 26, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Mental Health NIMH Short Courses for Mental Health Related Research (R25 -Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding for skill development courses that will facilitate a cadre of investigators with the scientific research skills to advance the mission of the NIMH
Who should apply: PIs with a record as an educator in a scientific area related to the topic of the proposed short course
Award: Up to $1 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: April 26, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Mental Health NIMH Silvio O. Conte Centers for Basic Neuroscience or Translational Mental Health Research (P50 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports interdisciplinary basic neuroscience or translational research that could not be achieved using other, more standard grant mechanisms
Who should apply: Interdisciplinary teams with unusual neuroscience or mental health research proposals
Award: Up to $10 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: April 27, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 27, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NCI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Use of Biological “High” or “Medium” Priority AIDS Research on Non-AIDS-defining or AIDS-defining Cancers
What: Funding to continue advancing understanding of the malignancies observed in individuals with an underlying HIV infection or AIDS, particularly the non-AIDS defining malignancies that are now a leading cause of death in HIV-infected individuals
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in malignancies in relation to HIV and AIDS
Award: Dependent upon grant one chooses to apply through
Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after May 7, 2020

Multidisciplinary NSF Linguistics Program – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (Ling-DDRI)
What: Supports basic science in the domain of human language, with research areas including syntax, linguistic semantics and pragmatics, morphology, phonetics and phonology
Who should apply:
Doctoral students with a research interest in linguistics; students must be co-PIs, and PIs must be the student’s advisor or at least a faculty member of OHSU
Award: Up to $12,000/up to two years
Deadline: July 15, 2020

Multidisciplinary NIA and NIDCD Central and Peripheral Control of Balance in Older Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Funding to address a major gap in our understanding of how aging impacts the vestibular system, which when impaired contributes to balance problems and increased risk of falls in older adults
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in the vestibular system
Award: Up to $2.5 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 2, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Neurology NIA New/Unconventional Animal Models of Alzheimer’s Disease (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research to develop, characterize and validate new,and/or unconventional non-rodent mammalian models of late-onset Alzheimer’s disease
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in late-onset Alzheimer’s
Award: No minimum or maximum/up to four years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 7, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Biomedical Data Repository (U24 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
What: Supports biomedical data repositories with the primary function to ingest, archive and manage data related to a particular system or systems
Who should apply:
Anyone interested in running a biomedical data repository
Award: No minimum or maximum/up to five years
Deadline: Sept. 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Biomedical Knowledgebase (U24 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
What: Supports biomedical knowledgebases with the primary function to accumulate, organize and link growing bodies of information related to core datasets
Who should apply:
Anyone interested in running a biomedical data repository
Award: No minimum or maximum/up to five years
Deadline: Sept. 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Rheumatology NIAMS Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for NIAMS Rheumatic Diseases Research Resource-based Centers (P30)
What: Funding for resource-based centers, which will provide critical research infrastructure, services and resources to teams conducting research on rheumatic diseases
Who should apply:
Eligibility requirements TBD
Award:
Up to $500,000/year for an as yet undetermined duration
Deadline: Estimated to be Oct. 6, 2020
 

Previously Published Opportunities

Private

January

Multidisciplinary American Institute for Cancer Research Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program LOI due: Jan. 24, 2020; Application due: May 15, 2020

Endocrinology Pfizer Addressing Knowledge Gaps in Growth Hormone Deficiency Competitive Grant Program Deadline: Jan. 27, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Rheumatology Pfizer Rheumatology Competitive Grant Program Deadline: Jan. 27, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Diane J. Willis Early Career Award Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020

Pediatrics Caplan Foundation for Early Childhood Seed Grants LOI due: Jan. 31, 2020; Application due date not listed

Multidisciplinary Center for Retirement Research Steven H. Sandell Grant Program Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020

Multidisciplinary Herb Society of America Research Grant Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020

Multidisciplinary L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Fellowship Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020

Cancer Sarcoma Foundation of America 2020 Research Grants Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020, 2 p.m. PST

February

Multidisciplinary American College Health Foundation College Well-Being Award Deadline: Feb 1, 2020

Psychology American College Health Foundation FirstRisk Advisors Initiatives in College Mental/Behavioral Health Funding Deadline: Feb. 1, 2020

Multidisciplinary American College Health Foundation Gallagher Koster Innovative Practices in College Health Fund Deadline: Feb. 1, 2020

Multidisciplinary American Psychological Foundation Alice F. Chang Cancer Wellness Grant Deadline: Feb. 1, 2020

Cancer Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research Fellowship Deadline: Feb. 1, 2020

HIV/AIDS Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation Grants LOI due: Feb. 2, 2020; Application due: March 3, 2020

Transplantation American Society of Transplant Surgeons Collaborative Scientist Grant Deadline: Feb. 3, 2020

Obstetrics and Gynecology Buck Institute Junior Faculty Awards Deadline: Feb. 3, 2020

Obstetrics and Gynecology Buck Institute Pilot Awards Deadline: Feb. 3, 2020

Obstetrics and Gynecology Buck Institute Postdoctoral Fellowships Deadline: Feb. 3, 2020

Obstetrics and Gynecology Buck Institute Senior Faculty Awards Deadline: Feb. 3, 2020

Neurology International Parkinson and Movement Disorder Society Movement Disorders School for Neurology Residents Deadline: Feb. 3, 2020

Hematology National Hemophilia Foundation Judith Graham Pool Postdoctoral Research Fellowships LOI due: Feb. 3, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST; Application due: March 9, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary PhRMA Foundation Pharmacoeconomics, Real World Data and Health Outcomes Program Deadline: Feb. 3, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Essential Open Source Software for Science, Cycle 2 Deadline: Feb. 4, 2020, 5 p.m. PST
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Neurology International Progressive MS Alliance Challenges in Progressive MS Award LOI due: Feb 5. 2020; Application due: May 6, 2020

Neurology National Multiple Sclerosis Society Research Grants LOI due: Feb. 5, 2020; Application due: Feb. 12, 2020, 2 p.m. PST

Nursing National League for Nursing Nursing Education Research Grants Deadline: Feb. 6, 2020

Multidisciplinary Emergency Medicine Foundation EMF/SAEMF Medical Student Research Grant Deadline: Feb. 7, 2020

Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine Foundation Reducing Burnout Through Emergency Department Design Deadline: Feb. 7, 2020

Cancer Johnson & Johnson Nurses Innovate QuickFire Challenge in Oncology Deadline: Feb. 7, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST

Orthopedics American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Research Grant Deadline: Feb. 8, 2020

Otolaryngology Hearing Health Foundation Emerging Research Grants Deadline: Feb. 10, 2020

Nephrology  National Kidney Foundation Young Investigator Grant Program Deadline: Feb. 10, 2020 

Multidisciplinary Organization for Autism Research Graduate Research Grant Competition Deadline: Feb. 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Human Animal Bond Research Institute Addressing Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Human-Animal Interaction Deadline: Feb. 13, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Danone North America Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant Deadline: Feb. 14, 2020

Infectious Disease Johnson & Johnson Invisible Shield QuickFire Challenge Deadline: Feb. 14, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Obstetrics and Gynecology Society of Family Planning Research Fund Increasing Access to Medication Abortion in the US, Part II Deadline: Feb. 14, 2020

Biomedical Southwest National Primate Research Center Pilot Research Grants LOI due: Feb. 14, 2020; Application due: April 10, 2020

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford Grant Deadline: Feb. 15, 2020

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Trauma Psychology Grant Deadline: Feb. 15, 2020

Neuroscience Esther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Fund and Simons Foundation Fellowship Awards in Neuroscience Deadline: Feb. 15, 2020, 8:59 p.m.

Infectious Disease Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Award Deadline: Feb. 17, 2020

Anesthesiology Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Annual Investigator Initiated Research Grants LOI due: Feb. 18, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Early August 2020

Chronic Pain Rita Allen Foundation Award in Pain Deadline: Feb. 19, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST 

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Leaders Deadline: Feb. 19, 2020, noon PST
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Cardiology AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation Connections for Cardiovascular Health Next Generation Deadline: Feb. 21, 2020, 2 p.m. PST  

Orthopedics Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation Impact of Regulatory Policies on the Patient-Physician Relationship Research Grant Deadline: Feb. 21, 2020, 8:59 p.m.

Multidisciplinary Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation OREF/Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation Research Grant Deadline: Feb. 21, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST 

Cancer Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network 2020 Young Investigator Award and Patient-Centered Clinical Research YIA Deadline: Feb. 24, 2020, 2 p.m. PST

March

Psychology American Psychological Foundation F.J. McGuigan Early Career Investigator Research Grant on Understanding the Human Mind Deadline: March 1, 2020

Cardiology Society for Vascular Surgery Community Awareness and Prevention Project Grant Deadline: March 1, 2020

Massage Therapy Massage Therapy Foundation Research Support Grants Deadline: March 2, 2020, 9:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary McKnight Foundation Neurobiology of Brain Disorders Award LOI due: March 2, 2020; Application due: Sep. 7, 2020

Neurology Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative Bridge to Independence Award Deadline: March 2, 2020, 2 p.m. PST
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Multidisciplinary 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
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Deadline: March 11, 2020, noon PST
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Research Scholars Deadline: March 11, 2020, noon PST
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Interdisciplinary Research Leaders Deadline: March 11, 2020, noon PST
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Cancer Colorectal Cancer Alliance Health Disparities Research Grant Deadline: March 16, 2020, 11:59 p.m., time zone not specified

Cancer Colorectal Cancer Alliance Young-Onset Colorectal Cancer Research Grant Deadline: March 16, 2020, 11:59 p.m., time zone not specified

Pediatrics Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Awards Concept paper due: March 17, 2020, 11 a.m. PST; Proposal due: May 8, 2020, 11 a.m. PST

Urology Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Awards Deadline: March 23, 2020, noon PST (Submission portal goes live Jan. 31)

April

Urology Sexual Medicine Society of North America, Inc. SMSNA Pfizer Research Fellowship in Men’s Health Deadline: April 6, 2020

Neurology Michael J. Fox Foundation Biomarker and Endpoint Assessment to Track Parkinson’s Disease (BEAT-PD) Challenge Deadline: April 22, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Open

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Open
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Federal

January

Infectious Disease NIAID Notice of Special Interest: Development of Nucleic Acid-based Vaccines Against Seasonal and/or Pandemic Influenza Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after Jan. 5, 2020

Multidisciplinary NIAID and NIBIB Notice of Special Interest: Advancing Development of Rapid Point-of-Care Hepatitis C Virus Diagnostics Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after Jan. 5, 2020

Biomedical Imaging NIBIB Notice of Special Interest: Technological Innovations for Advancing Clinical SPECT Imaging Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after Jan. 5, 2020

Allergy and Infectious Disease NIAID Investigator Initiated Program Project Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Jan. 24, 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) 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) LOI due: Jan. 26, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest: Research on the Health of Women of Understudied, Underrepresented and Underreported (U3) Populations (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Jan. 28, 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) LOI due: Jan. 28, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements for Research on Sex/Gender Influences (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements for Research on Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIEHS Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements for Summer Research Experiences for Students and Science Teachers Deadline: Jan. 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

February

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund 4DN Organization and Function in Human Health and Disease (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 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) LOI due: Feb. 2, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Tissue Mapping Centers for the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 2, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 3, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Transformative Technology Development for the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 2, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 3, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements to Promote and Expand into the Research and Development of Medical Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats Deadline: Four due dates: Feb. 3, 2020; April 1, 2020; June 1, 2020; and Aug. 3, all 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NSF Growing Convergence Research Deadline: Feb. 3, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary AHRQ Improving Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes During Care Transitions (R01) Deadline: Feb. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Engineering Next-Generation Human Nervous System Microphysiological Systems (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NCCIH Notice of Special Interest: Exploring the Mechanisms Underlying Analgesic Properties of Minor Cannabinoids and Terpenes Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after February 5, 2020 through January 8, 2022

Cancer 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

Hematology NHLBI Notice of Special Interest: Development of Functional Assay Sites to Evaluate Candidate -Omics Variants Associated with Heart, Lung, Blood, or Sleep Disease Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after Feb. 5, 2020

Multidisciplinary NIAAA and NIMH Development and Application of PET and SPECT Imaging Ligands as Biomarkers for Drug Discovery and for Pathophysiological Studies of CNS Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Feb. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

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

Multidisciplinary NICHD Notice of Special Interest: Understanding the Biology of Iodine Nutrition, Assessment, and Outcomes (R01, R21, R03, R43/R44, R41/R42) Deadline: Feb. 5, 2020

Addiction NIDA Notice of Special Interest: Biomarkers and Biotypes of Drug Addiction Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after Feb. 5, 2020

Addiction NIDA Notice of Special Interest: Modeling Social Contagion of Substance Use Epidemics Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after Feb. 5, 2020

Dental NIDCR Improving oral health and reducing disparities in adolescents (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed and R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: For R01: Feb. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PST; For R21: Feb. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Endocrinology NIDDK Notice of Special Interest: Addressing Health Disparities in NIDDK Diseases Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after Feb. 5, 2020

Cancer NCI Co-infection and Cancer (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed and R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 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” Deadline: Feb. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary 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

Multidisciplinary 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

Multidisciplinary NIMH Instrumentation Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: 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) Deadline: Feb. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary 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) Application due: Feb. 10, 5 p.m. PST

Infectious Disease NIMH Novel Imaging Approaches for detection of Persistent HIV and Neuroimmune dysfunction associated with HIV In the Central Nervous System (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Feb. 11, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 11, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Methods and Measurement in Research with Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (R21- Clinical Trials Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 12, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Mentored Career Development Awards to Foster the Careers of Investigators Pursuing Research Related to Down syndrome as Part of the INCLUDE Project Deadline: Feb. 12, 2020

Dentistry NIDCR Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Transition Award for a Diverse Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research Workforce (F99/K00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 12, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NSF National Robotics Initiative 2.0: Ubiquitous Collaborative Robots (NRI-2.0) Deadline: Can be submitted between Feb. 12 to 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary 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

Mental Health NIMH Career Enhancement Award to Advance Autism Services Research for Adults and Transition-Age Youth (K18 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Clinical Trials Development for Co-Occurring Conditions in Individuals with Down syndrome: Phased Awards for INCLUDE (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: Feb. 14, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Development of the INCLUDE (Investigation of Co-occurring Conditions across the Lifespan to Understand Down syndromE) Project Data Coordinating Center (U2C) Application due: Feb. 14, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations INvestigation of Co-occurring conditions across the Lifespan to Understand Down syndromE (INCLUDE) Clinical Trial Readiness (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 14, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Small Research Grants for Analyses of Down Syndrome-related Research Data for the INCLUDE Project (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 14, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Transformative Research Award for the INCLUDE (Investigation of Co-occurring Conditions across the Lifespan to Understand Down syndrome) Project (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 14, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Biology NSF Semiconductor Synthetic Biology for Information Storage and Retrieval (SemiSynBio-II) Deadline: Can be submitted between Feb. 14, 2020 and March 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Engineering Next-Generation Human Nervous System Microphysiological Systems (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIA Advanced-Stage Development and Utilization of Research Infrastructure for Interdisciplinary Aging Studies (R33 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Feb. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIA Research Infrastructure Development for Interdisciplinary Aging Studies (R21/R33 – Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Feb. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Biomedical and Bioengineering NIBIB Trailblazer Award for New and Early Stage Investigators (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Feb. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Pediatrics NICHD Archiving and Documenting Child Health and Human Development Data Sets (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

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

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) Deadline: Feb. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Pharmaceuticals CDER Center for Collaborative Research on Complex Generics (U18) Clinical Trials Optional LOI due: Feb. 17, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 13, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund 4DN Centers for Data Integration, Modeling and Visualization (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 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) LOI due: Feb. 17, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 17, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer NCI Radiobiology of High Linear Energy Transfer (High LET) Exposure in Cancer Treatment (R01, Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary 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 

Multidisciplinary AHRQ Improving Management of Opioids and Opioid Use Disorder in Older Adults (R18)  Deadline: Feb. 20, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIAID, NICHD and NIMH Digital, Limited Interaction Trials and Epidemiology (D-LITE): Targeting HIV Incidence in the United States (U01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Feb. 20, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 20, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund MoTrPAc Phase 2 Animal Studies (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 20, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 20, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Biomedical NIH ORIP Animal and Biological Material Resource Centers (P40) (Clinical Trials Not-Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 20, 2020, 5 p.m. PST; subsequent due dates on May 27, 2020 and Sept. 28, 2020

Cancer NCI Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 21, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer NCI Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 21, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer NCI Innovative Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 21, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer NCI Innovative Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 21, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Biology and Biophysics of Neural Stimulation and Recording Technologies (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) LOI due: Feb. 24, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 24, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Hematology NHLBI Secondary Analysis of Existing Datasets in Heart, Lung, and Blood Diseases and Sleep Disorders (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Enocrinology NIDDK Treating Diabetes Distress to Improve Glycemic Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes (R01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Feb. 26, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary 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

Pharmaceuticals CDER Enhancing Regulatory Science for Advancing Pharmaceutical Quality and Manufacturing (U01) Clinical Trials Optional LOI due: Feb. 28, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NICHD Developmental Mechanisms of Human Structural Birth Defects (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 29, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NICHD National Centers for Translational Research in Reproduction and Infertility (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Feb. 29, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Pediatrics  NICHD Pediatric Critical Care Conferences (R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 29, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

March

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplement for Research on Bioethical Issues (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: March 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIAID Novel Therapeutics Directed to Intracellular HIV Targets (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: March 1, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 1, 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) LOI due: March 1, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary CDER Transferring Harmonized Laboratory Data from Healthcare Institutions to Registries Using FHIR Protocol (U01) Clinical Trials Not Allowed Deadline: March 4, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest: Alzheimer’s-focused administrative supplements for NIH grants that are not focused on Alzheimer’s disease Deadline: March 6, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer NCI Notice of Special Interest: De-implementation of Ineffective or Low-value Clinical Practices along the Cancer Care Continuum Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after March 6, 2020

Endocrinology NIDDK Clinical Trials to Test Artificial Pancreas Device Systems in Populations Challenging to Manage Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) (U01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: March 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary AHRQ Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award (K01) Deadline: March 12, 2020, 5:00 p.m. PST

Cancer CDMRP Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award Level 1 LOI due: March 12, 2020; Application due: March 26, 2020

Cancer CDMRP Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award Level 2 LOI due: March 12, 2020; Application due: March 26, 2020

Cancer CDMRP Breast Cancer Research Program Era of Hope Scholar Award LOI due: March 12, 2020; Application due: March 26, 2020

Cancer CDMRP Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award Level 3 Preproposal due: March 13, 2020; Invited application due: June 24, 2020

Cancer CDMRP Breast Cancer Research Program Breakthrough Award Level 4 Preproposal due: March 13, 2020; Invited application due: June 24, 2020

Cancer CDMRP Breast Cancer Research Program Innovator Award Preproposal due: March 13, 2020; Invited application due: June 24, 2020

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative: Back Pain Consortium Research Program Notice of Special Interest regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions Deadline: March 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

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

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Emotional Well-Being: High-Priority Research Networks (U24, Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: March 22, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 22, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Biomedical NIH ORIP Pilot Centers for Precision Disease Modeling (U54)(Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: March 24, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

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

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Notice of Special Interest: Availability of Administrative Supplements to Accelerate Dissemination of Emerging Glycoscience Tools through Collaborations Between Developers and Early Adopters Deadline: March 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

April

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) LOI due: April 1, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Fellowship Awards to Support Training in Research Related to Down Syndrome as Part of the INCLUDE Project Deadline: April 8, 2020

May

Multidisciplinary NCI and NIMHD Surgical Disparities Research (R01 – Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 5, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Infectious Disease NIAID Transgender People: Immunity, Prevention, and Treatment of HIV and STIs (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: May 11, 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) LOI due: May 11, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 11, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

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

Spring

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notices of Special Interest for the INCLUDE (INvestigation of Co-occurring conditions across the Lifespan to Understand Down syndromE) Project: Development of Animal Models of Down Syndrome and Related Biological Materials; Administrative Supplements to NCATS CTSA Program KL2 Institutional Career Development Awards; Competitive Supplements/Revisions (R01); Administrative Supplements; and NIH Research Project Grants on Down Syndrome (R01) Deadline: Dependent upon which grant is chosen

Multidisciplinary NIGMS Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1 – Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Spring 2020

June

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

Addiction NIDA Notice of Special Interest: Preclinical and Clinical Studies of the Interactions of Opioids and Stimulants Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after June 5, 2020

July

Multidisciplinary NSF Faculty Early Career Development Program (CAREER) Deadline: July 27, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

August

Neurology NINDS Notice of Intent to Publish an FOA for Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Small Molecule Drug Discovery and Development of Disorders of the Nervous System (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Estimated to be Aug. 8, 2020

Open

Biology NSF Biophotonics Applications accepted anytime

Biology NSF Cellular and Biochemical Engineering Applications accepted anytime

Biology NSF Division of Integrative Organismal Systems Core Programs Applications accepted anytime

Multidisciplinary NSF Enabling Discovery through GEnomic Tools (EDGE) Deadline: Open

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