OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of March 26, 2020

Each week, OHSU Research Development compiles a list of funding opportunities from internal sources, the government, and private foundations. We publish the list here every Thursday. A pdf of the list is also available.

COVID-19 Research Opportunities


NIH
Updated this week!
NHLBI
NOSI: Availability of Administrative Supplements and Revision Supplements on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19); NIGMS NOSI regarding the Availability of Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and the Causative Virus SARS-CoV-2; NIDA NOSI regarding the Availability of Administrative Supplements and Urgent Competitive Revisions for Research on the 2019 Novel Coronavirus
What: Offers competitive revisions to either active NHLBI, NIGMS or NIDA grants to expand the scope to address research objectives listed in the notice
Who should apply: Anyone with an active grant from the NHLBI, NIGMS or NIDA
Award: Dependent upon agency
Deadline: NHLBI: Open on a rolling basis through Oct. 5, 2020; NIAID and NIGMS: Open through Feb. 6, 2021; NIDA: Open through March 31, 2021

New this week!
NIAID NOSI regarding the Availability of Emergency Competitive Revisions for Research on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) and Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
What: Offers competitive revisions to NIAID grants for projects focusing on viral natural history, pathogenicity, transmission, as well as projects developing medical countermeasures and suitable animal models for pre-clinical testing of vaccines and therapeutics against SARS-CoV-2/COVID-19
Who should apply: Anyone with an active grant from the NIAID
Award: No minimum or maximum/within duration of the parent award
Deadline: Open on a rolling basis through March 25, 2021

New this week!
NCATS NOSI: Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program Applications to Address 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Heath Need
What: Solicits applications for Administrative Supplements to UL1, U01, and R21 awards (through PA-18-591), Collaborative Innovation Awards to U01 and R21 awards (through PAR-19-099 and PAR-19-100, respectively), and Competitive Revisions for UL1 awards for each of the non-administrative supplement awards (through PAR-19-337)
Who should apply: Anyone with an active grant with an activity code listed above from the NCATS
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through
Deadline: Dependent upon FOA you apply through

Multiple NIH Organizations Urgent Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Grants and Cooperative Agreements (Urgent Supplement –  Clinical Trial Optional)
What: FOA to submit applications for urgent competitive revisions from the NHLBI, NIGMS and NIDA; intended to provide funds for NIH grantees applying to expand the scope of their active grant
Who should apply: Anyone with an active grant from one of the participating organizations who can accomplish their research within the competitive segment of the active award
Award: No minimum or maximum/within duration of the parent award
Deadline: Open dates vary by awarding IC

Multiple NIH Organizations Emergency Competitive Revision to Existing NIH Awards (Emergency Supplement – Clinical Trial Optional)
What: : FOA to submit applications for emergency competitive revisions from the NIAID; offers NIH grantees additional funds for research responsive to the 2019-nCoV outbreak that falls within the scope of an ongoing grant
Who should apply: Anyone with an active grant from one of the participating organizations, such as the NIAID, who can accomplish their research within the competitive segment of the active award
Award: No minimum or maximum/within duration of the parent award
Deadline: Open dates vary by awarding IC

BARDA
New this week!
Division of Research, Innovation & Ventures (DRIVe)
Broad Agency Announcement
What: All of BARDA’s broad agency announcements are now focused solely on COVID-19 research; this particular mechanism focuses on diagnostic assays, screening and model development, vaccines and advanced manufacturing
Who should apply: Anyone with a research focus on the topics listed above
Award: Up to $750,000
Deadline: June 30, 2020, 2 p.m. PST

New this week!
BARDA
Broad Agency Announcement
What: All of BARDA’s broad agency announcements are now focused solely on COVID-19 research; this particular mechanism focuses on product development of solutions to the pandemic
Who should apply: Anyone with a research focus on products for prevention, diagnosis and treatment
Award: No minimum or maximum
Deadline: Open on a rolling basis through Oct. 31, 2020

CDC
New this week!
CDC Strengthening Public Health Systems and Services through National Partnerships to Improve and Protect the Nations Health
What: Supplemental funding for anyone receiving a grant under this parent announcement; enables recipients to provide capacity-building assistance activities in support of COVID-19 preparedness and response efforts
Who should apply: Organizations that received funding under Funding Strategy 1 of CDC-RFA-OT18-1802 in 2018
Award: No minimum or maximum
Deadline: April 2, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Medical CBRN Defense Consortium
New this week!
MCDC Other Transaction Agreement (OTA) Request for Information (RFI) – CoV Pandemic Response
What: Requests information via White Papers from both MCDC members and other interested industry/academia partners in response to the novel Coronavirus pandemic in the United States
Who should apply: Offerors were strongly encouraged to submit within 48 hours of the issue date, which was March 19, 2020; however, RFI is open, and submissions will be accepted through the end date
Award: Not specified
Deadline: May 31, 2020

NSF
NSF Rapid Response Research (RAPID) Funding Mechanism
What: Proposal used when there is a severe urgency with regard to availability of or access to data, facilities or specialized equipment, including quick-response research on natural or anthropogenic disasters and similar unanticipated events
Who should apply: No specific eligibility guidelines; direct proposals either to a program officer managing an NSF program with which the research would be aligned or to rapid-covid19@nsf.gov
Award: Up to $200,000/up to one year
Deadline: Open

Private Organizations
New this week!
American Heart Association
AHA Rapid Response Grant COVID-19 and Its Cardiovascular Impact
What: Supports research on the cardiovascular and cerebrovascular pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention, clinical manifestations, clinical management (including critical care management) and social behaviors which can lead to dissemination, containment and complications of COVID-19
Who should apply: Anyone with a cardiovascular research background
Award: Up to $100,000/up to one year; additional funds up to $150,000 will be available to organization chosen as the  COVID-19 Coordinating Center
Deadline: April 6, 2020, 3 p.m. PST

New this week!
MIT Solve Health Security and Pandemics Challenge
What: Funds tech innovations that can slow and track the spread of an emerging outbreak such as improving individual hygiene, developing low-cost rapid diagnostics, analyzing data that informs decision making and providing tools that protect health workers
Who should apply: Anyone with a potential technological solution to an issue raised by pandemics
Award: $10,000/up to one year; duration not specified
Deadline: June 18, 2020, 9 p.m. PST

Featured Opportunities
Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research (R61 Clinical Trial Optional)
What:
Supports research to improve understanding of the determinants of firearm injury, the identification of those at risk of firearm injury, including both victims and perpetrators, and more firearm-related research
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in firearm injury prevention
Award:
Up to $800,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: April 15, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Pew Charitable Trust 2021 Scholars Program
What: Two programs are combined in this competition: the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences and the Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research Program; both are intended for early-career research with an emphasis on interdisciplinary projects
Who should apply: Early-career assistant professors with a research interest in biomedical studies or cancer studies
Award: $300,000/four years
Deadline: Internal submission due: April 30, 2020; Nomination due: May 18, 2020; Application due: Sept. 3, 2020 for Cancer Scholars and Sept. 10, 2020 for Biomedical Scholars
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Cancer Mark Foundation Emerging Leader Awards
What: Supports innovative research from the next generation of leaders in cancer research
Who should apply: Early career investigators who will be three to eight years from the start of an independent faculty research
Award: $750,000/three years
Deadline: June 4, 2020, 2 p.m. PST
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Internal Opportunities

Multidisciplinary NIGMS and ORIP High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding for groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of high-end, specialized and commercially available instruments or integrated systems. As in previous years, this competition requires 1-3 page preliminary proposal that includes: what instrument is requested; why it is needed; instrument cost; cost of maintenance contract; where it will be located; major user group, including PIs with qualifying NIH funding active at time of award; and any institutional support.  These pre proposals must be sent to Sue Aicher at aichers@ohsu.edu and are reviewed by Dr. Aicher and senior research leadership. Note that this is a different process from the S10 Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research Grant Program, which is a limited submission 
Who should apply:
PIs with technical expertise directly related to the type of the chosen instrument. At least three major users of the instrument must be identified
Award:
Between $600,001 and $2 million/one year
Deadline: Submit preliminary proposal to Sue Aicher (aichers@ohsu.edu) by March 31, 2020; NIGMS and ORIP due date: June 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIGMS and ORIP Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding for groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of high-priced, specialized and commercially available instruments or integrated systems. As in previous years, this competition requires 1-3 page preliminary proposal that includes: what instrument is requested; why it is needed; instrument cost; cost of maintenance contract; where it will be located; major user group, including PIs with qualifying NIH funding active at time of award; and any institutional support.  These pre proposals must be sent to Sue Aicher at aichers@ohsu.edu and are reviewed by Dr. Aicher and senior research leadership. Note that this is a different process from the S10 Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research Grant Program, which is a limited submission 
Who should apply:
PIs with technical expertise directly related to the type of the chosen instrument. At least three major users of the instrument must be identified
Award:
Between $50,000 and $600,000/one year
Deadline:
Submit preliminary proposal to Sue Aicher (aichers@ohsu.edu) by March 31, 2020; NIGMS and ORIP due date: June 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

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 to the model systems focus area received by April 1, 2020 will be prioritized, but applications accepted anytime 

Multidisciplinary OCTRI CTRC Career Development Support Award
What: Supports early career faculty members from OHSU and OCTRI partners participating in studies associated with current mentored career development awards such as an NIH K award or VA CDA
Who should apply: OHSU and OCTRI partner faculty with at least 15 months left on their career development award by May 1, 2020
Award: $20,000/one year with possible second year renewal of $20,000
Deadline: April 6, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary MRF Early Clinical Investigator Award
What: Funding to further the development postdoctoral fellows or trainees who interact with human subjects and who are interested in a career in clinical research
Who should apply: Postdoctoral trainees and fellows with specific plans for a career in clinical research
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: April 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST
Apply through the competitive application portal

Multidisciplinary ‖ MRF New Investigator Grant
What: Supports promising investigators in biomedical research at the beginning of their independent careers
Who should apply: Assistant professors or equivalent who are independent but new to research and don’t yet have funding sources
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: April 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST
Apply through the competitive application portal

Multidisciplinary ‖ MRF and OHSU Emergency Interim Funding and Bridge Funding
What: Provides funding for research programs that have lost national grant funding and enables investigators to develop data supporting application renewals
Who should apply: Researchers who need funding to keep their programs going
Award: Up to $50,000 from both MRF and Bridge funding/one year
Deadline: April 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST
Apply through the competitive application portal

Multidisciplinary OHSU and Kaiser Permanente Northwest Center for Health Research NW Patient-Centered Learning Health Systems Science K12 Research Career Development Program
What: Mentored K12 career development program with training in patient-centered outcomes research, applied experience and learning health system science
Who should apply:
Assistant professors and above wo have not applied or been rewarded any other federal career development award, R01 or other grants detailed in announcement
Award:
Up to $260,470 in salary support, fringe benefits and development support costs/two years
Deadline: April 29, 2020, 4 p.m. PST

Deadline extended
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 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary ‖ OHSU School of Medicine Gerlinger Research Award
What: Supports SOM research, with strong preference given to proposals addressing systemic autoimmune or connective tissue diseases
Who should apply: 
Primary appointees to the School of Medicine
Award:
Up to $40,000/one year
Deadline: May 13, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST
Apply through the competitive application portal 

Multidisciplinary  Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Phased Large Awards for Comparative Effectiveness Research – Cycle 2 2020
What: Funding for an individual-level or cluster randomized controlled trial that examines a critical patient-centered research question in comparative effectiveness, requiring funding in excess of $10 million in direct costs. This funding opportunity will require internal review; contact David Dorr, Chief Research Information Officer, at dorrd@ohsu.edu if interested and he will advise with the support of OCTRI, which has a strong interest in enhancing OHSU’s pragmatic clinical trial presence
Who should apply: Investigators will eventually need to have the support of a data coordinating center, though it won’t need to be identified in the letter of intent
Award: Up to $22 million/up to six and a half years
Deadline: LOI due: June 2, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Full application due: Sept. 1, 2020, 2 p.m. PST (Note that competition does not open until May 5, 2020)

Deadline extended
Nursing
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OHSU School of Nursing Hartford Award for Research and Practice (HARP) Program
What: Supports SON pilot studies on improving older adults’ healthcare to assess feasibility or collect preliminary data to support an external grant application
Who should apply: SON faculty with a clinical or research doctorate, with preference given to faculty who got their doctorate less than 10 years ago; senior faculty is encouraged to mentor junior faculty on collaborative projects
Award: Up to $25,000/one year
Deadline: June 29, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Deadline extended
Multidisciplinary 
OHSU School of Nursing Interprofessional Hartford Award for Research and Practice
What: Supports interprofessional OHSU faculty pilot studies on improving older adults’ healthcare to assess feasibility or collect preliminary data to support an external grant application
Who should apply: Interprofessional teams that must have at least a co-investigator from the SON, with preference given to junior faculty PIs; senior faculty is encouraged to mentor junior faculty on collaborative projects
Award: Up to $25,000/one year
Deadline: June 29, 2020, 5 p.m. PST 

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

Multidisciplinary  NIH ORIP Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding for groups of NIH-funded investigators to purchase or upgrade scientific instruments necessary to carry out animal experiments in all areas of biomedical research supported by the NIH As in previous years, this competition requires a one to three page preliminary proposal that includes: what instrument is requested; why it is needed; instrument cost; cost of maintenance contract; where it will be located; major user group, including PIs with qualifying NIH funding active at time of award; and any institutional support.  These pre-proposals must be sent to Sue Aicher at aichers@ohsu.edu and are reviewed by Dr. Aicher and senior research leadership
Who should apply: PIs with technical expertise directly related to the type of the chosen instrument. At least three major users of the instrument must be identified
Award: Up to $750,000/one year
Deadline: Submit preliminary proposal to Sue Aicher (aichers@ohsu.edu) by March 31, 2020; Internal submission due: April 3, 2020; Application due: June 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Basic Science W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program
What: Supports only transformative basic science projects that are high-risk/high-reward, interdisciplinary and distinctive; proposed research should promise potential breakthroughs
Who should apply: Each School of Medicine department chair; directors of Knight Cancer and KCVI; independent centers or institute directors; and deans of Dentistry, Public Health, and Nursing may each nominate one team to submit a preproposal
Award: Up to $5 million/up to five years; average funding is no more than $1 million and average duration is three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: April 1, 2020; Preproposal due: May 1, 2020, 4:30 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying 

Cancer V Foundation Translational Cancer Research Grant Program
What: Supports translational adult 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:
Tenured or 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 due: April 2, 2020; Nomination due: April 16, 2020; Application due: May 28, 2020, 2 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

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 due: April 3, 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 

Environmental Health NIEHS Environmental Health Sciences Core Centers (EHSCC) (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Funding for an environmental health research hub that will provide research infrastructure, shared facilities, services and resources to groups of environmental health sciences investigators
Who should apply: Anyone with the desire and skills necessary to run an environmental health center
Award: Up to $3.4 million/up to four years
Deadline: Internal submission due: April 8, 2020; LOI due: April 18, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 18, 2020, 5 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Multidisciplinary NIGMS Collaborative Program Grant for Multidisciplinary Teams (RM1 – Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports integrated research teams to address ambitious and challenging research questions that are important for the NIGMS’s mission and are beyond the scope of one or two investigators
Who should apply:
Teams of a minimum of three and maximum of six PIs who all have an appointment at a domestic institution
Award:
Up to $7.5 million, although budgets of $700,000 to $900,000 per year are expected/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: April 17, 2020; LOI due: April 27, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 27, 2020, 5 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal

New this week!
Multidisciplinary Pew Charitable Trust 2021 Scholars Program
What: Two programs are combined in this competition: the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences and the Pew-Stewart Scholars for Cancer Research Program; both are intended for early-career research with an emphasis on interdisciplinary projects
Who should apply: Early-career assistant professors with a research interest in biomedical studies or cancer studies
Award: $300,000/four years
Deadline: Internal submission due: April 30, 2020; Nomination due: May 18, 2020; Application due: Sept. 3, 2020 for Cancer Scholars and Sept. 10, 2020 for Biomedical Scholars
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Multidisciplinary NIAID Childhood Asthma in Urban Settings – Clinical Research Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Funding to establish clinical research centers that will conduct both network wide and site specific clinical studies and trials to develop asthma treatment or prevention approaches for children living in low income urban areas
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in pediatric asthma treatment and prevention
Award:
Up to $300,000/seven years
Deadline: Internal submission due: May 5, 2020; LOI due: May 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Multidisciplinary NIAID Childhood Asthma in Urban Settings Clinical Research Network- Leadership Center (UM1 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Funding to establish a research network leadership center that will provide the overall scientific strategy and organizational structure to the Childhood Asthma in Urban Settings’ clinical research centers
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in pediatric asthma treatment and prevention and a desire to direct a research network
Award:
Up to $4.3 million/seven years
Deadline: Internal submission due: May 5, 2020; LOI due: May 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Public Health NICHD Population Dynamics Centers Research Infrastructure Program FY 2021 (P2C Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports the field of population dynamics research by increasing research impact, innovation, and productivity; developing junior scientists; and maximizing the efficiency of research support
Who should apply: Institutions that perform population dynamics research with at least five active scientists working in the field; at least one of these should have recent funding from the NICHD’s population dynamics branch
Award: Up to $1 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: June 9, 2020; LOI due: June 30, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Musculoskeletal NIAMS Resource-based Centers for Bone, Muscle and Orthopaedic Research (P30 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding to establish resource-based centers that will provide critical research infrastructure, shared facilities, services and resources to groups of investigators conducting research on bone, muscle and orthopedic biology and diseases
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in bone, muscle and orthopedic biology and disease and a desire to direct a resource center
Award: Up to $2.5 million/five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: June 24, 2020; LOI due: July 11, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 11, 2020, 5 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Dermatology NIAMS Skin Biology and Diseases Resource-based Centers (P30 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding to establish resource-based centers that will provide critical research infrastructure, shared facilities, services and resources to groups of investigators conducting research on skin biology and diseases
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in skin biology and disease and a desire to direct a resource center
Award: Up to $2.5 million/five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: June 24, 2020; LOI due: July 11, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 11, 2020, 5 p.m. PST
Apply through the limited submissions portal 

Merit Prizes and Awards 

Pulmonology International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Karel Styblo Public Health Prize
What: Recognizes a health worker or a community organization for contributions to tuberculosis control over 10 years or longer
Who should apply:
Anyone who has made a significant and more than decade-long contribution to tuberculosis research
Award:
$2,000 and full fellowship to attend the Union World Conference on Lung Health
Deadline: March 31, 2020

Deadline extended
Neurology  
Science and PINS Prize

What: Award for research that modulates neural activity through physical stimulation of targeted sites in the nervous system with implications for translational medicine
Who should apply: Researchers who are within 10 years of their professional degree, under 45 years old and completed prize-related research in the past three years
Award: $25,000 and your essay published in Science
Deadline: March 31, 2020

Multidisciplinary ‖ Breakthrough Prize Foundation Breakthrough Prizes in Life Sciences
What: Recognizes individuals who have made transformative advances in understanding living systems and extending human life
Who should apply:
Anyone who fits the above description should be nominated; self-nominations are not considered
Award:
$3 million
Deadline: April 1, 2020, 10 a.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Foundation for the National Institutes of Health Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists
What: Recognizes contributions of early career clinician scientists whose work has led to innovations in patient care
Who should apply:
Full time instructors, assistant professors and clinical department or unit staff members or teams of two of these positions who devote at least half of their time to independent research
Award:
$10,000
Deadline: April 3, 2020, 10 a.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Family Foundation and University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education McGraw Prize in Education
What: Recognizes pre-K-12 education, higher education and science research educators who have dedicated themselves to improving education and making an impact on the field
Who should apply: Any educators who have made a demonstrable impact on their fields
Award: $50,000
Deadline: April 15, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

New this week!
Biomedical Vilcek Foundation Creative Promise Prizes for Biomedical Science
What: Supports emerging to mid-career immigrant biomedical scientists who have demonstrated exceptional achievements early in their careers
Who should apply: Full time faculty who are biomedical scientists who were born outside the U.S. and no more than 38 years old as of Dec. 31, 2020; detailed eligibility requirements in announcement
Award: $50,000
Deadline: June 10, 2020, 2 p.m. PST

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning chronic disease, nucleic acid technology, HIV/AIDS and more. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Firearm Injury and Mortality Prevention Research (R61 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research to improve understanding of the determinants of firearm injury, the identification of those at risk of firearm injury, including both victims and perpetrators, and more firearm-related research
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in firearm injury prevention
Award: Up to $800,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: April 15, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Institutional Research Training Grant (Parent T32)
What: Funding to enhance predoctoral and postdoctoral research training, including short-term research training, and ensure that a diverse and highly trained workforce is available to meet the nation’s biomedical, behavioral and clinical research agendas
Who should apply: Established investigators in the application’s scientific who are capable of providing both administrative and scientific leadership; participation of multiple PIs is encouraged
Award: No minimum or maximum/up to five years
Deadline: May 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Hematology and Urology  NIDDK Catalytic Tool and Technology Development in Kidney, Urologic, and Hematologic Diseases (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports the development of innovative, enabling tools and technologies in the areas of kidney, urologic, and hematologic diseases
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in tool development and NIDDK-interest area diseases
Award: Up to $275,000/up to two years
Deadline: June 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer  NCI Research to Reduce Morbidity and Improve Care for Pediatric, and Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Survivors (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research focused on improving care and health-related quality of life for childhood, and adolescent and young adult cancer survivors
Who should apply: Anyone with demonstrable expertise in cancer survivor research and/or pediatric and/or AYA cancers
Award: For R01: No minimum or maximum/up to five years; For R21: Up to $275,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: June 30, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NHGRI and NICHD Genomic Predictors of Pregnancy Loss (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports studies that utilize emerging genomic technologies to identify variants that predict risk for pregnancy loss in subsequent pregnancies beyond standard karyotype approaches
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in genomics and pregnancy loss
Award: Up to $5 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: June 30, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Other Federal Opportunities

Cancer DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Idea Award
What: Supports innovative, untested, high-risk/ high-reward concepts, theories, paradigms and/or methods in cancer research relevant to service members, their families and other military beneficiaries
Who should apply: All investigators with a research interest in cancer research relevant to military members
Award: Up to $500,000/up to three years
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 14, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 27, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Cancer  DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Impact Award
What: Supports research projects or ideas that specifically focus on critical scientific and clinical cancer issues, which if successfully addressed have the potential to make a major impact on one of the FY20 PRCRP Topic Areas
Who should apply: Assistant professors and above
Award: Up to $1 million/up to three years
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 14, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 27, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Neurology  DoD Spinal Cord Injury Research Program Clinical Trial Award
What: Funding for Phase 0, I, or II clinical trials with the potential to have a major impact on treatment or management of spinal cord injuries
Who should apply: All investigators with a research interest in spinal cord injuries; teams must include at least two individuals with lived spinal cord injury experience
Award: Up to $3 million/up to four years
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 21, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 25, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Neurology  DoD Spinal Cord Injury Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award
What: Supports spinal cord injury research from basic through translational that has the potential to make an important contribution to SCI research, patient care, and/or quality of life
Who should apply: All investigators with a research interest in spinal cord injuries
Award: Up to $500,000/up to three years
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 21, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 25, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Neurology  DoD Spinal Cord Injury Research Program Translational Research Award
What: Supports translational research studies that accelerate the movement of promising ideas in SCI research into clinical applications
Who should apply: All investigators with a research interest in spinal cord injuries; teams must include at least one individuals with lived spinal cord injury experience
Award: Up to $1.25 million/up to three years
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 21, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 25, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Infectious Disease  DoD Tick-Borne Disease Research Program Career Development Award
What: Funding for early-career investigators to conduct impactful research under the mentorship of an experienced tick-borne disease researcher
Who should apply: PIs within 10 years of completion of their terminal degree at the time of submission who are pursuing a career in tick-borne disease research and have a mentor to apply for the award with them
Award: Up to $300,000/up to three years
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 27, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 27, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Infectious Disease  DoD Tick-Borne Disease Research Program Idea Development Award
What: Supports research that could lead to impactful discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate progress in improving outcomes for individuals affected by Lyme diseases and/or other tick-borne illnesses
Who should apply: Assistant professors and above
Award: Up to $600,000/up to three years
Deadline: Pre-application due: May 27, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 27, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Cancer  DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Early Investigator Research Award
What: Supports research opportunities focused on prostate cancer for individuals in the early stages of their careers; PIs must have a designated mentor who is an experienced prostate cancer researcher
Who should apply: Postdocs with three years or less of postdoctoral research experience excluding clinical residency or clinical fellowship training
Award: Up to $300,000/up to two years
Deadline: Pre-application due: June 4, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: June 18, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Cancer  DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Physician Research Award
What: Supports a mentored research experience to prepare physicians with clinical duties for careers in prostate cancer research
Who should apply: Researchers in the last year of an accredited graduate medical education program, either as a resident or fellow or within five years of having initiated a faculty appointment (including instructor positions)
Award: Up to $750,000/up to four years
Deadline: Pre-application due: June 4, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: June 18, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary  NSF Multimodal Sensor Systems for Precision Health Enabled by Data Harnessing, Artificial Intelligence, and Learning (SenSE)
What: Supports high-risk/high-return interdisciplinary research on novel concepts, innovative methodologies, theory, algorithms and enabling technologies that will address the fundamental scientific issues and technological challenges associated with precision health
Who should apply: Teams with at least one faculty PI and one co-PI
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years
Deadline: June 8, 2020, 5 p.m.

Cancer  DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Career Development Award – Cancer Center Scholar Option
What: Supports the addition of new early-career investigators to the interactive virtual cancer center focused on fostering the next generation of independent cancer researchers; Scholar Option will be required to interact within the virtual cancer center and with the Cancer Center Director and Deputy Director
Who should apply: Assistant professors and above within seven years of their terminal degree by the time of the application deadline
Award: Up to $800,000/up to four years
Deadline: Pre-application due: July 30, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 20, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Cancer  DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Career Development Award – Fellow Option
What: Supports the addition of new early-career investigators to the interactive virtual cancer center focused on fostering the next generation of independent cancer researchers
Who should apply: Assistant professors and above within seven years of their terminal degree by the time of the application deadline
Award: Up to $400,000/up to three years
Deadline: Pre-application due: July 30, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 20, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Cancer  DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Virtual Cancer Center Director Award
What: Supports visionary individuals who are established cancer researchers with a strong record of mentoring and commitment to leadership
Who should apply: PIs must be associate professors or above and must have a proven publication and funding record in cancer research
Award: Up to $1.25 million/up to four years
Deadline: Pre-application due: July 30, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 20, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Cancer  DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Behavioral Health Science Award
What: Supports innovative research and high-reward studies that span the spectrum of behavioral health science including prevention, quality of life, symptom management, resilience and psychosocial issues related to cancer diagnosis, treatment and survivorship
Who should apply: Independent investigators with a faculty-level appointment
Award: Up to $1 million/up to four years
Deadline: Pre-application due: July 30, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 27, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Cancer  DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Translational Team Science Award
What: Supports translational studies associated with an ongoing or completed clinical trial that can lead to a future clinical trial or clinical application in cancer research relevant to service members, their families and other military beneficiaries
Who should apply: At least two and a maximum of three PIs must partner, at least one of which is encouraged to be a military or US Department of Veterans Affairs investigator
Award: Up to $1.5 million/up to four years
Deadline: Pre-application due: July 30, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 27, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Private Opportunities

Nursing  Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation Emergent Innovation Program
What: Funding to accelerate the development of nursing-driven interventions targeting the needs of vulnerable populations
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in nursing and vulnerable populations
Award: $50,000/one year
Deadline: April 27, 2020
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Psychology  American Psychological Association APA-IUPsyS Global Mental Health Fellowship
What: Funding for an opportunity for a psychologist to contribute to the work of World Health Organization in the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse
Who should apply: APA members with a doctoral degree in clinical psychology
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: April 30, 2020, 9 p.m. PST

Cancer  Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Research Grants
What: Provides early-stage funding for new cancer researchers’ projects or new cancer approaches by established cancer researchers
Who should apply: Tenure-track postdocs who are new to cancer research and established investigators examining new approaches to cancer cure
Award: No minimum or maximum/one year
Deadline: April 30, 2020

Multidisciplinary  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize Leadership
What: Funds proposals that foster learning and stimulate action in U.S. cities around smart, effective approaches from abroad that mitigate the unequal health risks posed by climate change
Who should apply: Organizations who wish to adopt or adapt a successful approach from outside the United States
Award: Up to $3 million/two and a half years
Deadline: April 30, 2020, noon PST
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Periodontology  American Academy of Periodontology Foundation Bud and Linda Tarrson Fellowship
What: Supports periodontists pursuing academic careers
Who should apply: Full-time faculty instructors and assistant professors and part-time faculty who are affiliated for 10 years or less with a degree-granting institution
Award: $30,000/up to three years
Deadline: May 1, 2020

Rheumatology  Lupus Research Alliance Global Team Science Awards
What: Supports established investigators across scientific disciplines who are positioned to make major advances in understanding the heterogeneity of systemic lupus erythematous
Who should apply: Faculty with a research interest in lupus; interdisciplinary teams are encouraged
Award: Selected LOIs will receive up to $10,000/four months for planning grants; Applications chosen will receive up to $3 miilion/three years
Deadline: May 1, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Nursing  Sigma Global Nursing Research Grant
What: Supports nurse-driven, cross-country research that includes at least two countries and is focused on responses to global health disparities
Who should apply: Registered nurses with at least a master’s in nursing
Award: Up to $10,000/up to a year and a half
Deadline: May 2, 2020, 3:59 a.m. PST (organization deadline is in Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time)

Neurology  Amgen Competitive Grant Program in Migraine Research
What: Supports research intended to advance the medical knowledge of migraine in predefined areas of interest, which are listed in the program announcement
Who should apply: Early career investigators such as interns, residents, headache medicine fellows and healthcare professionals within five years of completion of training
Award: Up to $150,000/up to two years
Deadline: May 22, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST

Cancer Mark Foundation Emerging Leader Awards
What: Supports innovative research from the next generation of leaders in cancer research
Who should apply: Early career investigators who will be three to eight years from the start of an independent faculty research appointment as of December 31, 2020
Award: $750,000/three years
Deadline: June 4, 2020, 2 p.m. PST
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying  

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal

March

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

Neurology DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Clinical Development Award Pre-application due: March 27, 2020; Full application due: July 23, 2020

Neurology DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic Development Award Pre-application due: March 27, 2020; Full application due: July 23, 2020

Neurology DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic Idea Award Pre-application due: March 27, 2020; Full application due: July 23, 2020

Foodborne Illness FDA ORA Advancing Conformance with the Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards (VNRFRPS) (U18) Clinical Trials Not Allowed Deadline: March 27, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative: Pragmatic and Implementation Studies for the Management of Pain to Reduce Opioid Prescribing (PRISM) (UG3/UH3, Clinical Trials Optional) Deadline: March 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer NCI Research Answers to National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) Provocative Questions (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: March 30, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

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

Multidisciplinary NICHD Developmental Mechanisms of Human Structural Birth Defects (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: March 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NICHD National Centers for Translational Research in Reproduction and Infertility (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: March 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Pediatrics NICHD Pediatric Critical Care Conferences (R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: March 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Urology NIDDK Urology Centers Program Interactions Core (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: March 31, 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

Multidisciplinary NINDS and NIA Clinical Trials Planning for Symptomatic Vascular Contributions to Cognitive Impairment and Dementia (VCID) (R34 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: March 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

April

Pharmacology FDA CVM Conduct Studies to Establish More Targeted Durations of Use for Certain Approved Antimicrobial New Animal Drugs in Food Animals (U01) Clinical Trials Optional LOI due: April 1, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 1, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Pharmacology FDA CVM Cooperative Agreement for Data Collection on Antimicrobial Use in Dogs and Cats (UO1) Clinical Trials Not Allowed LOI due: April 1, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 1, 2020, 8:59 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: Three due dates: April 1, 2020; June 1, 2020; and Aug. 3, all 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NCI and NIMHD Mechanisms of Disparities in Chronic Liver Diseases and Cancer (R21- Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: April 1, 2020, 8:59 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) LOI due: April 1, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

MultidisciplinaryNIAID Novel Therapeutics Directed to Intracellular HIV Targets (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: April 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Genetics Multiple NIH Organizations Centers for Collaborative Research in Fragile X and FMR1-Associated Conditions (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: April 3, 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 

Infectious Disease NIAID Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria (CARB) Interdisciplinary Research Units (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 8, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 8, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Allergy and Infectious Disease NIAID 2020 Omnibus Broad Agency Announcement HHS-NIH-NIAID-BAA2020-1 Deadline: April 9, 2020, noon PST

Endocrinology NIDDK Clinical Trials to Test Artificial Pancreas Device Systems in Populations Challenging to Manage Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) (U01 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: April 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Pharmacology CDER Enhancing Regulatory Science for Advancing Pharmaceutical Quality and Manufacturing (U01) Clinical Trials Optional Deadline: April 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Pharmacology  CDER Center for Collaborative Research on Complex Generics (U18) Clinical Trials Optional Deadline: April 13, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary  NIA and NIAID Investigator Initiated Extended Clinical Trial (R01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: April 13, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Neurology DoD Autism Research Program Clinical Translational Research Award Pre-application due: April 15, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: July 16, 2020

Neurology DoD Autism Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: April 15, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: July 16, 2020

Neurology DoD Autism Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: April 15, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: July 16, 2020

Cancer  NCI HIV/AIDS and the Tumor Niche (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: April 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PST 

Genetics  NHGRI Mendelian Genomics Data Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: April 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Genetics  NHGRI Mendelian Genomics Research Centers (U01 – Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: April 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Discovery Award Pre-application due: April 16, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: April 30, 2020 

Environmental Science  NIEHS Optimizing Natural Systems for Remediation: Utilizing Innovative Materials Science Approaches to Enhance Bioremediation (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: April 20, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Emotional Well-Being: High-Priority Research Networks (U24, Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: April 22, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer DoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Clinical Translational Research Award Pre-application due: April 23, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: July 30, 2020

Cancer DoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: April 23, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: July 30, 2020

Cancer DoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Ovarian Cancer Academy Award – Early-Career Investigator Pre-application due: April 23, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: July 30, 2020

Cancer DoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Pilot Award Pre-application due: April 23, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: July 30, 2020

Multidisciplinary DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Focused Program Award Pre-application due: April 23, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 6, 2020

Multidisciplinary DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: April 23, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 20, 2020

Multidisciplinary DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program Technology/Therapeutic Development Award Pre-application due: April 23, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 20, 2020

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) Deadline: Estimated to be April 23, 2020

Addiction HRSA Rural Communities Opioid Response Program-Implementation (RCORP-Implementation) Deadline: April 24, 2020

Neurology NIA Genetics of Alzheimer’s Disease Data Storage Site (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 25, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer NCI Program Project Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: April 25, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Geriatrics NIA Development of Research Education Resources for Geriatrics-Related Translational and Clinical Scientists (R25 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 25, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Geriatrics NIA Harmonization of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) Genetic, Epidemiologic, and Clinical Data to Enhance Therapeutic Target Discovery (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 25, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIGMS Biomedical Technology Development and Dissemination Center (RM1 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 26, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Mental Health NIMH Mentoring Networks for Mental Health Research Education (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 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) 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) LOI due: April 26, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Genomic Expert Curation Panels (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 27, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 27, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Pharmacology  NICHD Postdoctoral Research in Pediatric Clinical Pharmacology (T32 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 27, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 27, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Mental Health NIMH Silvio O. Conte Centers for Basic Neuroscience or Translational Mental Health Research (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: April 27, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 27, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIH Point-of-Care Technology Research Network Microsystems-based Point-of-Care Technologies for Rural and/or Low-Resource Settings Deadline: April 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NSF Reproducible Cells and Organoids via Directed- Differentiation Encoding (RECODE) Deadline: April 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

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

Cancer  DoD Lung Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: May 6, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: July 29, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Cancer  DoD Lung Cancer Research Program Investigator Initiated Translational Research Award Pre-application due: May 6, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: July 29, 2020, 8:59 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 Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after May 7, 2020

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Mentored Research Scientist Career Development Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K01 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (K01 – Independent Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: May 8, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 8, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Pathway to Independence Award in Tobacco Regulatory Research (K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: May 8, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 8, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer NCI Advanced Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer NCI Development of Innovative Informatics Methods and Algorithms for Cancer Research and Management (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer NCI Early-Stage Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer NCI Sustained Support for Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Hematology  DoD Bone Marrow Failure Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: May 11, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 5, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary  FDA Exploring the use of Real-World Data to Generate Real-World Evidence in Regulatory Decision-Making (U01) Clinical Trials Optional Deadline: May 11, 2020, 8:59 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

Dermatology  DoD Military Burn Research Program Clinical Translational Research Award Pre-application due: May 15, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Aug. 20, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements to Support Enhancement of Software Tools for Open Science Deadline: May 15, 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

MultidisciplinaryNIH Point-of-Care Technology Research Network Center for Advancing Point of Care Technologies in Heart, Lung, Blood and Sleep Disorders Funding Opportunity Deadline: May 15, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIH Point-of-Care Technology Research Network Development of Point-Of-Care Testing for HIV and Co-Morbidities for Use in Low and Middle Income Countries Deadline: May 15, 2020, 1:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIH Point-of-Care Technology Research Network Improvements to Rapid Simple Point-of-Care Tests For Sexually Transmitted Diseases Deadline: May 15, 2020, 2 p.m. PST

Neurology NIA Resource Networks for Protein Polymorphisms in Alzheimer’s Disease and its Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 17, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 17, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Cancer NCI Toward Translation of Nanotechnology Cancer Interventions (TTNCI) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: May 21, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIAID Multidisciplinary Studies to Improve Understanding of Influenza Transmission (U19 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 23, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 23, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Biomedical  NHGRI Technology Development Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 24, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 24, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Genetics  NHGRI Genomic Community Resources (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: May 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Neurology NINDS Biological Measures for Prognosing and Monitoring of Persistent Concussive Symptoms in Early and Middle Adolescents: Center Without Walls (PCS-EMA CWOW) (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 26, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 26, 2020, 5 p.m. PST 

Cancer  DoD Lung Cancer Research Program Concept Award Pre-application due: May 27, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: June 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Orthopedics  DoD Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program Applied Research Award Pre-application due: May 27, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Sept. 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Orthopedics  DoD Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program Clinical Translational Research Award Pre-application due: May 27, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Sept. 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Orthopedics  DoD Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: May 27, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Application due: Sept. 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

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

Immunology NIAID Molecular Mechanisms of Combination Adjuvants (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 29, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 29, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Infectious Disease  NIAID Partnerships for Countermeasures against Select Pathogens (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) LOI due: May 29, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 29, 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

Neurology NIA Alzheimer’s Disease Sequencing Project Functional Genomics Consortium (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: June 1, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIGMS and ORIP High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: June 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

MultidisciplinaryNIGMS and ORIP Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: June 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

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

Biomedical  NIH Common Fund Research Education Program Grants for CryoEM and CryoET Curriculum Development (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: June 25, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 24, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

July

Rheumatology NIAMS Clinical Trial Planning Grant (R34) – Clinical Trial Not Allowed Two due dates: July 1, 2020, and Nov. 2, 2020, both 5 p.m. PST

Infectious Disease NIAID Partnerships for the Development of Universal Influenza Vaccines (R21/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: July 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Neurology  Multiple NIH Organizations Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Small Molecule Drug Discovery and Development of Disorders of the Nervous System (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: July 11, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 11, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NSF Linguistics Program – Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards (Ling-DDRI) Deadline: July 15, 2020

Cancer NCI Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Metastasis Research Network (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Estimated to be July 25, 2020. Competition estimated to open on April 15, 2020

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

September 

NeurologyNIA Network for Identification, Evaluation, and Tracking of Older Persons with Superior Cognitive Performance for Their Chronological Age (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 1, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary NIA and NIDCD Central and Peripheral Control of Balance in Older Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 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) LOI due: Sept. 7, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Pharmacology FDA OOPD Clinical Studies of Orphan Products Addressing Unmet Needs of Rare Diseases (R01) Clinical Trials Required LOI due: Sept. 8, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 6, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Biomedical Data Repository (U24 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Biomedical Knowledgebase (U24 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

October

Multidisciplinary NIGMS Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for Early Stage Investigators (R35 – Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Oct. 2, 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) Deadline: Estimated to be Oct. 6, 2020

December

Infectious Disease NIAID Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Martin Delaney Collaboratories for HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Estimated to be Dec. 7, 2020. Competition estimated to open on June 16, 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

Private

March

Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Clinical Pilot and Feasibility Award LOI due: March 27, 2020; Full application due: July 15, 2020

Multidisciplinary Harrington Discovery Institute Scholar-Innovator Award LOI due: March 27, 2020; Full application due: May 15, 2020

Multidisciplinary Microsoft Foundation Dissertation Grants Deadline: March 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Diagnostics Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine DxQI Seed Grant Program Deadline: March 30, 2020

April

Cancer American Cancer Society The Role of Health Policy and Health Insurance in Improving Access to and Performance of Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Services Deadline: April 1, 2020

Orthopedics American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine Ortho Basic Science Allograft Grant Deadline: April 1, 2020

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Visionary Grants Deadline: April 1, 2020

Multidisciplinary Fahs-Beck Fund for Research and Experimentation Faculty/Post-Doctoral Grant Program Deadline: April 1, 2020, 2 p.m. PST

Neurology Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinical Research Grants LOI due: April 1, 2020; Full application due: August 1, 2020

Neurology Muscular Dystrophy Association Clinical Research Network Grants LOI due: April 1, 2020; Full application due: August 1, 2020

Neurology Muscular Dystrophy Association Research Infrastructure Grants LOI due: April 1, 2020; Full application due: August 1, 2020

Nursing Sigma Foundation for Nursing Sigma/Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation End of Life Nursing Care Research Grant Deadline: April 1, 2020

Nursing Sigma Theta Tau Sigma/Association of Nurses in AIDS Care Grant Deadline: April 1, 2020

Women’s Health  Foundation for Women’s Wellness Research Awards Deadline: April 6, 2020, 10:59 p.m. PST

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

Neurology Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Prevention Beyond the Pipeline LOI due: April 10, 2020; Full application due: May 8, 2020
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Neurology  Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT) LOI due: April 10, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Full application due: May 8, 2020, 2 p.m. PST
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Deadline extended
Multidisciplinary
 Harrington Discovery Institute Scholar-Innovator Award LOI due: April 10, 2020; Full application due: May 22, 2020

Cancer  Pfizer Targeted Therapy in Colorectal Cancer Deadline: April 13, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Neuroscience James S. McDonnell Foundation Opportunity Awards Deadline: April 14, 2020, 1:59 p.m. PST (Applications do not open until March 10)

Psychology  American Psychological Foundation Alexander Gralnick Research Investigator Prize Deadline: April 15, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PST

Neurology Angelman Syndrome Foundation Research Proposals Deadline: April 15, 2020

Multidisciplinary  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize Leadership Deadline: April 15, 2020, noon PST
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Neurology  Whitehall Foundation Grants-in-Aid LOI due: April 15, 2020; Full application due: Sept. 1, 2020

Neurology  Whitehall Foundation Research Grants LOI due: April 15, 2020; Full application due: Sept. 1, 2020

Multidisciplinary  WITH Foundation Research Grants LOI due: April 16, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST; Full application due: June 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Dermatology  National Psoriasis Foundation Bridge Grants Deadline: April 17, 2020

Neurology Harrington Discovery Institute Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation and Harrington Scholar Award LOI due: April 20, 2020; Full application due: July 31, 2020

Neurology Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative Collaboration on Sex Differences in Autism LOI due: April 21, 2020; Application due: Aug. 21, 2020
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President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Cancer  Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation and Rising Tide Foundation for Clinical Cancer Research Career Pathway Grants in Symptom Management Deadline: April 22, 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

NeurologySimons Foundation Autism Research Initiative Summer 2020 Pilot Award Deadline: April 24, 2020, 2 p.m. PST
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Obstetrics and Gynecology Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Accelerating Discovery for Non-Hormonal Contraceptives Deadline: April 27, 2020, 11:30 a.m. PST
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Obstetrics and Gynecology Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Improving Access to and Use of Safe and Appropriate Cesarean Section Deadline: April 27, 2020, 11:30 a.m. PST
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Multidisciplinary Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Innovations for Improving the Impact of Health Campaigns (Round 25) Deadline: April 27, 2020, 11:30 a.m. PST
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Obstetrics and Gynecology Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Innovations in Materials Science for a Transformative Menstrual Health and Hygiene Product (Round 25) Deadline: April 27, 2020, 11:30 a.m. PST
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Neurology  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Policies for Action: Research on Housing Policies That Promote Equity Deadline: April 29, 2020, noon PST
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Multidisciplinary International Foundation for Ethical Research Graduate Student Fellowships for Alternatives in the Use of Animals in Science Deadline: April 30, 2020, 9:59 p.m. PST

May

MultidisciplinaryGordon and Betty Moore Foundation Diagnostic Excellence Initiative Deadline: May 4, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST
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Neurology  Michael J. Fox Foundation Investigating Environmental Factors that Increase the Risk for Parkinson’s Disease LOI due: May 14, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Full application due: Aug. 11, 2020, 2 p.m. PST 

Neurology  Michael J. Fox Foundation Parkinson’s Pathway Biomarkers LOI due: May 14, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Full application due: Aug. 11, 2020, 2 p.m. PST 

Neurology  Michael J. Fox Foundation Target Advancement Program LOI due: May 14, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Full application due: Aug. 11, 2020, 2 p.m. PST 

Neurology  Michael J. Fox Foundation Therapeutic Pipeline Program LOI due: May 14, 2020, 2 p.m. PST; Full application due: Aug. 11, 2020, 2 p.m. PST

Neurology  Michael J. Fox Foundation Occupational Therapy in Parkinson’s Disease Intervention LOI due: May 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST; Full application due: Aug. 31, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PST

Deadline extended
Neurology
 Harrington Discovery Institute Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation and Harrington Scholar Award LOI due: May 18, 2020; Full application due: Aug. 10, 2020

Urology  Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Awards Deadline: May 18, 2020, noon PST (Submission portal goes live Jan. 31)

June

Urology  Prostate Cancer Foundation 2020 Challenge Awards Deadline: June 12, 2020, noon PST

August

Biomedical  Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medically Trained Scientists Program Deadline: Aug. 11, 2020, noon PST

Open

Multidisciplinary Partnership for Clean Competition Micro-Grants Program Deadline: Open

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Open
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