OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of August 27, 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.

Featured Opportunities 
Due tomorrow
Multidisciplinary
OHSU-Silver Family Innovation Fund Faculty Excellence and Innovation Awards
What:
Funding to retain and empower exceptionally innovative early- and middle-stage investigators and accelerate their transition to sustained independent productivity; nominations will be made by deans/department chairs or center/institute directors
Who should apply: Either early-stage investigators who are within 10 years of completing their terminal research degree or medical residency and/or within six years of being hired in a tenure-equivalent faculty position and who have not yet competed successfully for substantial independent funding from the NIH or other agencies; or mid-stage or early-independent investigators who are within 10 years of receiving their first substantial independent funding (R01 equivalent) from the NIH or other agencies
Award: $750,000/three years

Deadline: Aug. 28, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP


Neuroscience  Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Sloan Research Fellowships

What: Stimulates fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise
Who should apply: Neuroscience faculty who are tenure-track, though untenured, as of the application deadline and who have a regular teaching obligation
Award: $75,000/two years
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerNCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Encourages and retains outstanding graduate students recognized by their institutions for their high potential and strong interest in pursuing careers as independent cancer researchers
Who should apply: Graduate students in the third or fourth year of a mentored PhD or equivalent research degree program (e.g., DrPH, ScD) in the biomedical, behavioral or clinical sciences; more information available in the FOA
Award: Support through stipends, tuition, salary and fringe benefits, indirect costs and more for up to six years; specific budgeting details in FOA
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 25, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 18, 2020
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Internal Opportunities 

Due tomorrow
Multidisciplinary ‖ OHSU-Silver Family Innovation Fund Faculty Excellence and Innovation Awards
What: Funding to retain and empower exceptionally innovative early- and middle-stage investigators and accelerate their transition to sustained independent productivity; nominations will be made by deans/department chairs or center/institute directors
Who should apply: Either early-stage investigators who are within 10 years of completing their terminal research degree or medical residency and/or within six years of being hired in a tenure-equivalent faculty position and who have not yet competed successfully for substantial independent funding from the NIH or other agencies; or mid-stage or early-independent investigators who are within 10 years of receiving their first substantial independent funding (R01 equivalent) from the NIH or other agencies
Award: $750,000/three years
Deadline: Aug. 28, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary ‖ OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Device & Diagnostic
What: Supports the development and commercialization of novel and innovative technologies that aim to improve healthcare delivery
Who should apply: Open to all OHSU employees and students; If either human subjects or animals are included in the project scope, the applicant MUST meet OHSU Principal Investigator requirements, and non-faculty applicants must submit written approval from their supervisor or department head
Award: Up to $40,000/up to one year
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 23, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 11, 2020
Apply through Redcap

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 Fellowship for Diversity in Research
What: Funds researchers with the goal of increasing the diversity of the community of scholars devoted to academic scientific research at OHSU
Who should apply: Investigators with postdoctoral training experience looking to establish an independent academic research career; scholars who identify as underrepresented minorities, differently-abled and more are welcomed
Award: Up to $8,000 plus a stipend
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 

Due tomorrow 
Geriatrics
NIA Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)

What: Funding to develop or strengthen awardee institutions’ programs that focus on and sustain progress in a key area in aging research related to the Independence Centers’ mission
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in geriatrics research
Award: Up to $4.75 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 28, 2020; LOI due: Sept. 29, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 29, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Multidisciplinary Government of Canada Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships
What: Provides funding to national and international postdoctoral applicants who will contribute to Canada’s economic, social and research-based growth
Who should apply: Postdocs who have fulfilled all degree requirements for a PhD, PhD-equivalent or health professional degree between September 15, 2017 and September 30, 2021
Award: $140,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 1, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT; Application due: Oct. 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Cancer Cancer Research Institute Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
What: Support to fund and train young immunologists and cancer immunologists, who will train under the guidance of an immunologist through the fellowship
Who should apply: Postdoc immunologists with less than five years of postdoctoral experience at the time of submission
Award: Up to $175,500/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 4, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT; Application due: Oct. 1, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

HIV/AIDS Multiple NIH Organizations Martin Delaney Collaboratories for HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Martin Delaney Collaboratory for Pediatric HIV Cure Research (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports coordinated basic, clinical and applied research focused on developing strategies to achieve an HIV cure, defined as either sustained viral remission or eradication of HIV infection; research can either be on adult or pediatric patients
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in HIV cure research; note that OHSU can only apply to one of the two FOAs
Award: Up to $17.5 million/five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 7, 2020; LOI due: Nov. 7, 2020(LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Cancer Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trusts Melanoma Research Grants
What: Supports melanoma research in the following areas: career development, basic science and translational research, with special consideration for three areas: 1) emerging novel concepts that constitute significant innovation, 2) new investigators in the field of melanoma and 3) prevention and early detection
Who should apply: Melanoma researchers; early-career melanoma researchers should especially apply for career development awards
Award: Up to $125,000 per year/duration not specified
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT; Application due: Nov. 1, 2020, 9:59 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Pediatrics NIEHS Collaborative Centers in Children’s Environmental Health Research and Translation (P2C  Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Funding for centers that aim to develop effective strategies to translate key children’s environmental health research findings to relevant stakeholders in the community, academia and practice
Who should apply: PIs must have externally-funded active CEH grants or contracts within the three most recently completed fiscal years; more detailed eligibility information is in the FOA
Award: Up to $2.5 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 25, 2020; LOI due: Oct. 23, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 23, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Multidisciplinary Blavatnik Family Foundation 2021 National Awards
What: Supports young scientists across the US by recognizing excellence in life sciences physical sciences & engineering and chemistry
Who should apply: Investigators who were born in or after 1979, have a tenured or tenure-track academic faculty position and currently conduct research as a principal investigator in one of the disciplinary categories
Award: $250,000 in unrestricted funds
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 28, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 28, 2020
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Mental Health American Psychological Foundation Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship
What: Supports graduate research projects and scholarships in child psychology in order to nurture young scholars for psychological careers
Who should apply: Psychological scholars with a research interest in child psychology who have completed doctoral candidacy at the time of application
Award: Up to $25,000 per year/one year
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 1, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PDT; Application due: Nov. 15, 2020
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Neuroscience NIMH and NINDS NIH Neuroscience Development for Advancing the Careers of a Diverse Research Workforce (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: 
Supports educational activities that encourage individuals from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in the biomedical and behavioral sciences, to pursue further studies or careers in neuroscience research
Who should apply: PIs who have a full-time appointment at the applicant institution and should have research, teaching and/or academic administrative experience
Award: Up to $1.25 million/five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 2, 2020; LOI due: Dec. 25, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PDT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

New this week!
Cancer NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Encourages and retains outstanding graduate students recognized by their institutions for their high potential and strong interest in pursuing careers as independent cancer researchers
Who should apply: Graduate students in the third or fourth year of a mentored PhD or equivalent research degree program (e.g., DrPH, ScD) in the biomedical, behavioral or clinical sciences; more information available in the FOA
Award: Support through stipends, tuition, salary and fringe benefits, indirect costs and more for up to six years; specific budgeting details in FOA
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 25, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 18, 2020
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Merit Prizes and Awards 

Urology Society for Basic Urologic Research Young Investigator Awards
What: Honors early-career investigators who have made significant contributions to basic and translational urologic research
Who should apply: SBUR members who are under 45 and within five years of their first faculty position
Award: Not listed
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020; candidates should submit a cover letter highlighting their contributions to urologic research along with a CV to sbur@affinity-strategies.com

Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Pfizer Ophthalmics Carl Camras Translational Research Awards
What: Awards young investigators working in areas of translational research to honor Dr. Carl Camras, who is highly respected for his work as a glaucoma specialist and a research scientist
Who should apply: Ophthalmology researchers under 45 who have exhibited excellence in research and their fundamental scientific discoveries, which have led to, or have the promise of leading to, clinical application
Award: $12,000
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2020

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Culture of Health Prize
What: Honors communities—urban, rural, tribal, large, or small—that are beacons of hope and progress for healthier people, families, and places
Who should apply: Healthcare organizations that can incorporate their wider community into their application
Award: $25,000 plus communications funds and guidance from communications professionals
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2020, noon PDT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Medical Examining National Board of Medical Examiners Hubbard Award
What: Recognizes significant and sustained contributions to the pursuit of excellence in the assessment of medical education
Who should apply: Medical examiners with a record of contribution and development of evaluation methods
Award: Not listed
Deadline: Oct. 16, 2020

Infectious Disease Warren Alpert Foundation Prize
What: Recognizes scientists whose scientific achievements have led to the prevention, cure or treatment of human diseases or disorders
Who should apply: Physicians and scientists whose work has contributed to disease prevention; self-nominations are not allowed
Award: $500,000
Deadline: Nov. 3, 2020

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning endocrinology, patient-centered outcomes and cancer. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Multidisciplinary NLM and ORWH Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports projects that will bring useful and usable health information to health disparity populations and their health care providers
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in health disparity populations and access to information
Award: Up to $450,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 23, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 23, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer  NCI Visualization Methods and Tools Development for Enhancing Cancer Moonshot Data (R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports the development of new cancer data visualization methods and tools that could make data aligned with the Cancer Moonshot more interpretable by the broader cancer research community
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in cancer visualization data
Award: Up to $1 million/up to four years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 30, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS ‖ NICHD Program Project Grants for HIV Research (P01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports integrated, multi-project research programs that address HIV scientific areas relevant to the NICHD mission as a well-defined, central research focus or objective
Who should apply: PIs who are established scientists with demonstrated administrative capabilities
Award: Up to $1 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary ‖ Multiple NIH Organizations Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports developmental/exploratory studies in preparation for health promotion, disease prevention, treatment or treatment services research to improve health in Native American populations
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in the health outcomes of Native Americans
Award: For R01: Not limited/up to five years; For R21: Up to $275,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: April 17, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT 
  

Other Federal Opportunities 

Multidisciplinary NSF International Research Experiences for Students (IRES)
What: Supports the development of world-class research skills in international cohort experiences and targeted, intensive learning and training opportunities that leverage international knowledge at the frontiers of research
Who should apply: Anyone with an interest in facilitating international research experiences for students
Award: For Track I: Up to $300,000/duration not specified; For Track II: Up to $150,000/duration not specified  
Deadline: Nov. 9 (Track II) and 12 (Track I), 2020, 5 p.m. PT 

Private Opportunities

Neuroscience ‖ Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Sloan Research Fellowships
What: Stimulates fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise
Who should apply: Neuroscience faculty who are tenure-track, though untenured, as of the application deadline and who have a regular teaching obligation
Award: $75,000/two years
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cardiology ‖ Amyloidosis Foundation Research Grants
What: Supports basic biomedical and clinical research on systemic amyloidosis
Who should apply: Investigators who completed their doctoral studies or clinical fellowship within ten years prior to application and have a mentor
Award: $50,000/one year
Deadline: Sept. 21, 2020

Neuroscience ‖ National Ataxia Foundation Seed Money Research Grant
What: Supports new and innovative studies that are relevant to the cause, pathogenesis or treatment of the hereditary or sporadic ataxias
Who should apply: Faculty members and senior scientists at research institutions
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 21, 2020; Application due: Oct. 19, 2020

Multidisciplinary ‖ Pfizer Implementation of Telemedicine in Inflammatory Conditions
What: Supports the implementation of telemedicine in inflammatory conditions including rheumatoid arthritis, atopic dermatitis and ulcerative colitis
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in inflammatory disease and telemedicine
Award: $250,000/duration not specified
Deadline: Sept. 21, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience ‖ National Ataxia Foundation Young Investigator Award
What: Funding to encourage young clinical and scientific investigators to pursue a career in the field of Ataxia research
Who should apply: Junior faculty members, senior postdocs and clinical fellows who finished their residency or training no more than five years prior to applying
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 28, 2020; Application due: Oct. 26, 2020

Neuroscience ‖ National Ataxia Foundation Pioneer SCA3/MJD Translational Research Awards
What: Supports a research project that will facilitate the development of treatments for Spinocerebellar Ataxia Type 3/Machado Joseph Disease
Who should apply: Established Ataxia researchers
Award: $100,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 5, 2020; Application due: Nov. 2, 2020

Neuroscience ‖ National Ataxia Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
What: Bridge funding to help researchers who have shown a commitment to research in the Ataxia field transition from postdoctoral to junior faculty positions
Who should apply: Postdocs who have completed at least one year of postdoctoral training but not more than two years at time of application
Award: Up to $35,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 5, 2020; Application due: Nov. 2, 2020

Neuroscience ‖ Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Analysis of Patient-Reported Outcomes from Fox Insight
What: Supports studies of patient-reported outcomes and genetic data collected through the foundation’s Fox Insight study
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in analysis of Parkinson’s Disease data
Award: Up to $100,000/one year
Deadline: Pre-proposal due: Oct. 22, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: March 18, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience ‖ McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience 2021 McKnight Scholar Awards
What: Supports neuroscientists in the early stages of their careers in their research on learning and memory disorders
Who should apply: Full-time assistant professors who have been in their position for less than four years at the application deadline
Award: $225,000/three years
Deadline: Jan. 4, 2021 
       

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

August

Infectious Disease NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Sentinel Cells for Surveillance and Response to Emergent Infectious Diseases (Sentinels) Deadline: Dependent upon program you apply through 

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (Si2/R00 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Aug. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Cancer  NCI Metastasis Research Network (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 28, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Substance Abuse NINDS Exploratory Grant Program in Parkinson’s Disease Research (P20- Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 28, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Abuse NINDS Morris K. Udall Centers of Excellence for Parkinson’s Disease Research (P50  Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 28, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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 

Cancer  DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Clinical Consortium Award Pre-application due: Sept. 2, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Cancer  DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 2, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Cancer  DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Postdoctoral and Clinical Fellow Award Pre-application due: Sept. 2, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Sept. 2, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

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

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 4, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NCI, NIDA and NIMHD Improving Smoking Cessation Interventions among People Living with HIV (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Sept. 4, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NIH Common Fund Director’s Awards: Early Independence Awards Deadline: Sept. 4, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NCI, NHGRI and NIDCR Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) For R01: LOI due: Sept. 5, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PT; For R21: LOI due: Sept. 16, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NCI, NIDCD and NIMH Assay development and screening for discovery of chemical probes, drugs or immunomodulators (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 5, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations HIV Infection of the Central Nervous System (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

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

Multidisciplinary  NIDA, NIMH and NINDS Eradication of HIV-1 from Central Nervous system Reservoirs (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

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

Rheumatology DoD Scleroderma Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 9, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 4, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Scleroderma Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 9, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 4, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Transplantation  NIAID Clinical Trials in Organ Transplantation in Children and Adults (CTOT-CA) (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Infectious Disease  NIAID Mucosal Immunology Studies Team (MIST) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  DoD Combat Readiness – Medical Research Program Rapid Development and Translational Research Award Pre-application due: Sept. 10, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 3, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer  DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Prostate Cancer Pathology Resource Network Award Pre-application due: Sept. 10, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT; Application due: Sept. 24, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NIH Common Fund Director’s Awards: Pioneer Award Program Deadline: Sept. 11, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Theories, Models and Methods for Analysis of Complex Data from the Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Sept. 14, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease  NIAID Clinical Trial Planning Grant (R34 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 14, 2020, 5 p.m. PT; rolling deadlines with next closest on Jan. 12, 2021

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Tools for Germline Gene Editing in Marmosets (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 15, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Fertility Status as a Marker for Overall Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Interventions to Prevent Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Use Among Adolescents (R01 – Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary NIAMS, NICHD and NICHD Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Specialized Research Centers (MDSRC) (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health  NIMH Post-Acute Interventions for the Treatment of Anorexia Nervosa (R34 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Sept. 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Mental Health  NIMH Practice-Based Suicide Prevention Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Endocrinology  NIDDK Centers for Diabetes Translation Research (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 20, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Neurology  NINDS Human Biospecimen and Data Repository (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 20, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NIDDK Development of Biomarkers of Dietary Intake and Exposure (U2C Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Sept. 21, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 21, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary NCI Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle-Income Countries (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Sept. 24, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

Substance Abuse NIDA Core “Center of Excellence” Grant Program (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Sept. 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NIGMS National Institute of General Medical Sciences Predoctoral Institutional Research Training Grant (T32 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 25, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

Multidisciplinary  NCI and NIA Aging, Cancer-Initiating Cells, and Cancer Development (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 27, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 27, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NIA and NINDS Mechanisms of Pathological Spread of Abnormal Proteins in LBD and FTD (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 27, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 27 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Genetics  NCI and NHGRI Investigator-Initiated Research on Genetic Counseling Processes and Practices (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 28, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Biomedical  NIH ORIP Animal and Biological Material Resource Centers (P40) (Clinical Trials Not-Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

Drug Abuse  NIDA Large scale mapping and/or molecular profiling of ensembles and/or cell-types mediating opioid action in the rodent brain (R01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 30, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NIH Common Fund Director’s Awards: Transformative Research Awards Deadline: Sept. 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

October

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Promoting Research on Music and Health: Phased Innovation Award for Music Interventions (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Oct. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID New Innovators Awards (DP2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 2, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 2 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIGMS Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for Early Stage Investigators (R35 – Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Oct. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PST

Genomics  NHGRI Systematic Characterization of Genomic Variation on Genome Function and Phenotype (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 4, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 4, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease  NIDDK Caring for OutPatiEnts after Acute Kidney Injury (COPE-AKI) – Clinical Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Required) and Scientific and Data Research Center (U01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Oct. 4, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 4, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Advancing Research to Develop Improved Measures and Methods for Understanding Multimorbidity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Identifying Innovative Mechanisms or Interventions that Target Multimorbidity and Its Consequences (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations NOSI: Simulation Modeling and Systems Science to Address Health Disparities Deadline: Applies to due dates on or after Oct. 5, 2020 through May 8, 2023

Mental Health  NIMH Behavioral Tasks Targeting Brain Systems Relevant to Anhedonia (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) Deadline: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

Neurology NIMH Cellular and Molecular Biology of Complex Brain Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: For R01: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PT; For R21: Oct. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer  NCI Outstanding Investigator Award (R35 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 6, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 6, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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 

Cancer  NCI 3D Technologies to Accelerate HTAN Atlas Building Efforts (UH2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Neurology NIA Integrative Research to Understand the Impact of Sex Differences on the Molecular Determinants of AD Risk and Responsiveness to Treatment (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 10, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Dentistry  NIDCR Characterizing causal mechanisms to prevent dental fear and anxiety (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) LOI due: Oct. 10, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT 

Multidisciplinary  NIDDK and NIEHS Chronic Kidney Diseases of UnceRtain Etiology (CKDu) in Agricultural Communities (CURE) Research Consortium – Field Epidemiology Sites (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed), Renal Science Core (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Scientific Data Coordinating Center (SDCC) (U24 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 10, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Aging  NIA Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Specialists’ Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) (R03 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 13, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 13, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Environmental Health  NIEHS U.S. – India Collaborative Environmental Health Research Program (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Oct. 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Dentistry  NIDCR Enabling Technologies to Accelerate Development of Oral Biodevices (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Oct. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Cancer  NCI New Informatics Tools and Methods to Enhance U.S. Cancer Surveillance Research (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 18, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 18, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Infectious Disease  NIAID Nonhuman Primate Reagent Resource (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 19, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Deadline: Between Oct. 19 and 22, 2020 (due date depends on focus of studies), 5 p.m. PT

Aging  NIA Transition to Aging Research for Predoctoral Students (F99/K00) Deadline: Oct. 22, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Pediatrics  NICHD Elucidating the Role of Nutrition in Care and Development of Preterm Infants (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 30, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  NICHD Maternal and Pediatric Precision in Therapeutics (MPRINT) Knowledge and Research Coordination Center (P30 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 30, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

November

Rheumatology  NIAMS Clinical Trial Planning Grant (R34) – Clinical Trial Not Allowed Deadline: Nov. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Pediatric Biospecimen Procurement Center (BPC) Supporting the Developmental Gene Expression (dGTEx) Project (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Nov. 3, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 3, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Cancer NCI Innovative Research in Cancer Nanotechnology (IRCN) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Nov. 4, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Rare Cancers Research Program Concept Award Pre-application due: Nov. 12, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 30, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Rare Cancers Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Nov. 12, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 30, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Rare Cancers Research Program Resource and Community Development Award Pre-application due: Nov. 12, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 30, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Pain Management  NSF Dynamics of Integrated Socio-Environmental Systems (DISES) Deadline: Nov. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PDT

Infectious Disease NSF Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Deadline: Nov. 18, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

December

Multidisciplinary  NIDDK Catalyst Award (DP1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Dec. 6, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 6, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

January 2021

Aging NIA Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging (K76 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Jan. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

February 2021

Substance Abuse  NIDA Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Award in Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder Research (K12 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Feb. 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PDT

April 2021

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Exploratory/Developmental Projects (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 26, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PDT

Open

Genomics  NHGRI Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) High Throughput Sequencing and Genotyping Resource Access (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Applications are accepted by continuous receipt

Biology NSF Biophotonics Applications accepted anytime

Biology NSF Cellular and Biochemical Engineering Applications accepted anytime

Biology  NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Conferences for Building Computational Literacy in Biological Sciences Deadline: Open

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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August 

Cancer  American Association for Cancer Research Clinical Oncology Research Training Fellowships Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020, 10 a.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  American Occupational Therapy Foundation Health Services Research Grants LOI due: Aug. 31, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 30, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT

Occupational Therapy  American Occupational Therapy Foundation Intervention Research Grant Program LOI due: Aug. 31, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 30, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT

Neurology  Amgen Foundation Competitive Grant Program in Migraine Research Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT

Dermatology  National Eczema Foundation Catalyst Research Grants Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Dermatology  National Eczema Foundation Eczema Champion Research Grant Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer  Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Research Grants Deadline: Aug. 31, 2020

September

Ophthalmology  Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Roche Collaborative Research Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 1, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Gastroenterology  American Gastroenterological Association Medtronic Pilot Research Award in Technology Innovation Deadline: Sept. 2, 2020

Gastroenterology  American Gastroenterological Association Pilot Research Award Deadline: Sept. 2, 2020

Ophthalmology  Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Dr. David L. Epstein Award Deadline: Sept. 2, 2020

Multidisciplinary  Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Research to Advance Models of Care for Medicaid-Eligible Populations Deadline: Sept. 2, 2020, noon PT
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Vascular  Leducq Foundation Transatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research Grant Opportunities LOI due: Sept. 3, 2020; Application due: Feb. 16, 2021

Pharmacology  American Pharmacists Association Foundation Incentive Grants for Practitioner Innovation in Pharmaceutical Care Deadline: Sept. 9, 2020 

Cancer  Lymphoma Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Career Development Award Program Deadline: Sept. 9, 2020, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer  Lymphoma Research Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Grants Deadline: Sept. 9, 2020, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer  Lymphoma Research Foundation Scientific Research Mentoring Program Deadline: Sept. 9, 2020, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer  American Cancer Society and Pfizer Addressing Racial Disparities in Cancer Care Competitive Grant Program Deadline: Sept. 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Pulmonology  American Lung Association Lung Cancer Discovery Award LOI due: Sept. 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Center for Sharing Public Health Services 2020 Small Grants Program Deadline: Sept. 11, 2020, 3 p.m. PT

Psychology  American Psychological Foundation Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant in Memory of John Holland Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020

Psychology American Psychological Foundation David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020

Gastroenterology American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons General Surgery Resident Research Initiation Grant Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020, 9:59 p.m. PT

Gastroenterology American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Research in Robotic Surgical Technology Grant Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020, 9:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Association of American Medical Colleges Advancing the Integration of Humanities and the Arts in Health Professions Education Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology  Scleroderma Foundation New and Established Investigator Grants Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Sony Faculty Innovation Award Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Sony Focused Research Award Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. PT

Mental Health  Cigna Foundation Healthier Kids for Our Future Mental Health Grant Deadline: Sept. 30, 2020, 2 p.m. PDT

October

Cancer  American Association for Cancer Research AACR-AstraZeneca Stimulating Therapeutic Advances through Research Training (START) Grants Deadline: Oct. 6, 2020, 10 a.m. PT

November

Cancer  Melanoma Research Alliance Request for Proposals Deadline: Nov. 4, 2020, 2 p.m. PT

December

Pulmonology  American Lung Association Allergic Respiratory Diseases Award Deadline: Dec. 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Pulmonology  American Lung Association Catalyst Award Deadline: Dec. 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Pulmonology  American Lung Association Dalsemer Research Grant Deadline: Dec. 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Pulmonology  American Lung Association Innovation Award Deadline: Dec. 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Pulmonology  American Lung Association Public Policy Research Award Deadline: Dec. 10, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Open

Substance Abuse Charles Koch Foundation Substance Abuse Research Grants Deadline: Rolling

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Open
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Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Rolling
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Ophthalmology SFARI Supplement to Enhance Equity and Diversity (SEED) Deadline: Rolling
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