OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of September 3, 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 
Multidisciplinary
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study
What:
Supports PhD students and their advisors with the goal of increasing diversity among scientists who are prepared to assume leadership roles in science, particularly as university faculty
Who should apply: Students typically in their second or third year of a PhD program
Award: Up to $150,000/up to three years

Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 8, 2020, noon PT; Nomination due: Sept. 14, 2020, 11 a.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 10, 2020, 11 a.m. PT
Apply through the limited submissions portal


Neurology  National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the American Academy of Neurology John Dystel Prize

What: Recognizes outstanding contributions to research in the understanding, treatment or prevention of multiple sclerosis
Who should apply: Investigators who are actively engaged in basic or clinical research related to multiple sclerosis
Award: $15,000
Deadline: Oct. 21, 2020

MultidisciplinaryNIH Loan Repayment Programs
What: Repays up to $50,000 annually of a researcher’s qualified educational debt in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research
Who should apply: Anyone interested in pursuing research that aligns with the NIH’s mission; detailed eligibility information in program guidelines
Award: Up to $100,000 in debt repayment/two year contract
Deadline: Nov. 20, 2020

Internal Opportunities 

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 

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

New this week!
Multidisciplinary Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study
What: Supports PhD students and their advisors with the goal of increasing diversity among scientists who are prepared to assume leadership roles in science, particularly as university faculty
Who should apply: Students typically in their second or third year of a PhD program
Award: Up to $150,000/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due:Sept. 8, 2020, noon PT; Nomination due: Sept. 14, 2020, 11 a.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 10, 2020, 11 a.m. PT
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

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

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!
Occupational Health NIOSH Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health® (U19)
What: 
Supports the creation of Centers of Excellence for Total Worker Health to develop and conduct a broad range of multidisciplinary research, intervention, outreach and education, and evaluation activities that advance the overall safety, health and well-being of the diverse population of workers in our nation
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in worker health and safety
Award: Up to $7 million/five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 2, 2020; LOI due: Nov. 2, 2020; Application due: Feb. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the limited submissions portal

Merit Prizes and Awards 

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

New this week!
Neurology National Multiple Sclerosis Society and the American Academy of Neurology John Dystel Prize
What: Recognizes outstanding contributions to research in the understanding, treatment or prevention of multiple sclerosis
Who should apply: Investigators who are actively engaged in basic or clinical research related to multiple sclerosis
Award: $15,000
Deadline: Oct. 21, 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 cancer, HIV and multidisciplinary research teams. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Mentored Career Development Program (K01) for Early Stage Investigators Using Nonhuman Primate Research Models (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Provides early-stage investigators support for research-focused career development program activities under an experienced mentorship team with expertise in both the preclinical application of nonhuman primate models and in translation of these studies’ results to clinical application
Who should apply: Postdocs, assistant professors, assistant scientists and research assistant professors within 10 years of their professional degree and affiliated with an NHP
Award: Up to $875,000 for salary and research development/up to five years
Deadline: Oct. 12, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NCATS Multi-disciplinary Machine-assisted, Genomic Analysis and Clinical Approaches to Shortening the Rare Diseases Diagnostic Odyssey (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports multidisciplinary diagnostic strategies for rare diseases that combine machine-assistance, genomic analysis and clinical consultation that can be adopted and performed by front-line healthcare providers and integrated into clinical care workflow
Who should apply: Multidisciplinary teams with expertise in medical informatics, genetic analysis, rare diseases and primary care
Award: Up to $875,000/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 12, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 12, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Research Specialist (Core-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Research Specialist (Laboratory-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Encourages the development of stable research career opportunities for scientists who want to continue to pursue research within an existing NCI-funded basic, translational, clinical or population science cancer research program but not serve as independent investigators
Who should apply: Full-time, non-tenure track investigators who have been contributing to NCI-funded research for at least the previous two years; additional eligibility info available in FOAs
Award: Salary support commensurate with level of funded effort (at least six person-months) on NCI-funded research grants plus up to $12,500 in travel costs/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 4, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIEHS RESolution of InflammaTion in EnvirOnmentally Related diseasE (RESTORE) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research on understanding how chronic exposure to air pollution interferes with resolution of inflammation in pulmonary, cardiovascular and metabolic systems and diseases
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in air pollution and inflammation
Award: Up to $1.75 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 11, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIDDK Toward ElucidAting MechanismS of HIV Pathogenesis within the Mission of the NIDDK (Pathogenesis TEAMS) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports multidisciplinary research teams with expertise in HIV and pathobiology, pathophysiology and/or metabolism in organs, tissues and/or biological systems of specific interest to the NIDDK
Who should apply: Teams with at least one PI whose expertise is in HIV science and at least one PI with expertise in physiology, pathophysiology, pathobiology or metabolism
Award: Up to $2.5 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT 
   

Other Federal Opportunities 

MultidisciplinaryNIH Loan Repayment Programs
What: 
Repays up to $50,000 annually of a researcher’s qualified educational debt in return for a commitment to engage in NIH mission-relevant research
Who should apply: Anyone interested in pursuing research that aligns with the NIH’s mission; detailed eligibility information in program guidelines
Award: Up to $100,000 in debt repayment/two year contract
Deadline: Nov. 20, 2020

Private Opportunities

Cancer Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation Career Development Awards
What: Provides research funding to clinical investigators to establish an independent clinical cancer research program; there are three tracks of the CDAs offered: A standard CDA, a CDA in Palliative and Supportive Care in Oncology, and a CDA for Diversity, Inclusion and Breast Cancer Disparities
Who should apply: ASCO members who are in the first to third year of a full-time primary faculty appointment in a clinical department
Award: $200,000/three years
Deadline: CDA and PSCO due: Sept. 24, 2020; DIBCD due: Oct. 29, 2020

Cancer Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation Global Oncology Young Investigator Award
What: Provides research funding to encourage and promote quality research in global oncology and to develop the next generation of researchers to address global health needs
Who should apply: ASCO members in the last year of training or during the first two years of a faculty/staff appointment with interest in oncology or a related branch of science
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: Sept. 24, 2020

Cancer Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation Young Investigator Award
What: Provides research funding to encourage and promote quality research in global oncology and to support physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment; there are two tracks of the YIAs offered: a standard YIA and a Diversity, Inclusion and Breast Cancer Disparities YIA
Who should apply: ASCO members in the last two years of their final subspecialty training at an academic medical institution and within 10 years of obtaining their medical degree
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: YIA due: Sept. 24, 2020; DIBCD due: Oct. 29, 2020

Ophthalmology Foundation Fighting Blindness Diana Davis Spencer Clinical/Research Fellowship Award Program in Inherited Orphan Retinal Degenerations
What: Funding for medical doctors in clinical fellowships examining orphan inherited retinal degenerations to increase the number of clinician-scientists with expertise in inherited retinal disease
Who should apply: Ophthalmology residents or fellows with an interest in inherited orphan retinal degenerations
Award: $65,000/one year
Deadline: Sept. 24, 2020

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Steven O. Walfish Grants
What: Supports the next generation of student and early career practitioner psychologists to expand the knowledge base in the practice of psychology
Who should apply: Graduate students and early career psychologists
Award: $2,250/one year
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2020

Endocrinology Pfizer Addressing Knowledge Gaps in Growth Hormone Deficiency
What: Supports educational programs for pediatric endocrinologists focused on understanding the safety and efficacy of growth hormone administered once-daily in managing patients with short stature
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in growth hormone
Award: $300,000/duration not specified
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Sexual Medicine Society of North America Scholars in Sexuality Research Grants Program
What: Supports young investigators interested in sexuality research by providing funding to support their qualifying sexuality research
Who should apply: Graduate or medical students, residents in graduate medical education training programs and postdoctoral/post-residency fellows
Award: For graduate students: $5,000/one year; For postdocs: $7,500/one year
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2020

Cancer Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation Advanced Clinical Research Award for Diversity and Inclusion
What: Provides research funding to encourage increasing diversity in the oncology workforce and cancer research
Who should apply: ASCO members in the fourth to ninth year of a full-time, primary faculty appointment in a clinical department
Award: $450,000/three years
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2020

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Development and Validation of Improved Outcome Measures
What: Supports studies that develop or validate promising biomarkers of Parkinson’s disease, prodromal biomarkers, biomarkers of phenoconversion or specific molecular biomarker assays
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in Parkinson’s Disease biomarkers
Award: Up to $750,000/up to two years
Deadline: Pre-proposal due: Oct. 22, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: March 18, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research PIPETTE: 4R Tau and Alpha-Synuclein PET Tracer Development
What: Supports the development of novel 4R tau and alpha-synuclein PET tracers for primary non-Alzheimer’s tauopathies, Parkinson’s disease, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in alpha-synuclein and tau tracers
Award: Up to $1 million/up to two years
Deadline: Pre-proposal due: Oct. 22, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: March 18, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Target Advancement Program
What: Supports research aimed at validating targets and defining pathways implicated in Parkinson’s pathological processes and/or symptomology
Who should apply: Academic investigators proposing to build conclusive evidence to rationalize biological targets and pathways for Parkinson’s disease therapeutic development
Award: Up to $150,000/up to two years
Deadline: Pre-proposal due: Oct. 22, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: March 18, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Ophthalmology Foundation Fighting Blindness Individual Investigator Research/Clinical Innovation Awards (IIRA/CIA)
What: Funding to concentrate research in areas with the greatest potential to move toward treatments and cures for the inherited orphan retinal degenerative diseases and dry age-related macular degeneration
Who should apply: Faculty with a research interest in blindness treatments and cures
Award: Up to $300,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 5, 2020; Application due: Feb. 25, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neurology BrightFocus Foundation Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant
What: Supports research on the biological mechanisms underlying Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias as well as innovative approaches to better diagnose, prevent or delay the progress of the disease; preference is made for exciting pilot projects that would not, at their present stage, be competitive for large government or industry awards
Who should apply: Postdoctoral and Standard awards offered: For Postdoctoral, junior and senior postdoctoral fellows; for Standard, tenure- and non-tenure track investigators of any career stage who are appropriately trained to lead an independent research study
Award: For Postdoctoral: Up to $200,000/up to two years; For Standard: Up to $300,000/up to three years
Deadline: Nov. 10, 2020, 2 p.m. PT

Ophthalmology BrightFocus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Grant
What: Supports research leading to greater understanding, prevention and treatment of glaucoma; preference is made for exciting pilot projects that would not, at their present stage, be competitive for large government or industry awards
Who should apply: Postdoctoral and Standard awards offered: For Postdoctoral, junior and senior postdoctoral fellows; for Standard, assistant professors and higher
Award: For Postdoctoral: Up to $150,000/up to two years; For Standard: Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: Nov. 10, 2020, 2 p.m. PT 
        

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

September 

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 NLM and ORWH Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 23, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 23, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

Cancer  NCI Metastasis Research Network (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Sept. 28, 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 

Substance Abuse  NINDS Exploratory Grant Program in Parkinson’s Disease Research (P20- Clinical Trial Optional) 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) Application due: Sept. 28, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer  NCI Visualization Methods and Tools Development for Enhancing Cancer Moonshot Data (R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 30, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 30, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

Neurology  NIA Network for Identification, Evaluation, and Tracking of Older Persons with Superior Cognitive Performance for Their Chronological Age (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Oct. 1, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Required) Application due: Oct. 2, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIA and NIDCD Central and Peripheral Control of Balance in Older Adults (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) 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

Multidisciplinary NSF International Research Experiences for Students (IRES) Deadline: Nov. 9 (Track II) and 12 (Track I), 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

HIV/AIDS  NICHD Program Project Grants for HIV Research (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) 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 Intervention Research to Improve Native American Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 17, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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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September 

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

Neuroscience Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Sloan Research Fellowships Deadline: Sept. 15, 2020, 8:59 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

Cardiology  Amyloidosis Foundation Research Grants Deadline: Sept. 21, 2020

Neuroscience National Ataxia Foundation Seed Money Research Grant LOI due: Sept. 21, 2020; Application due: Oct. 19, 2020

Multidisciplinary  Pfizer Implementation of Telemedicine in Inflammatory Conditions Deadline: Sept. 21, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience National Ataxia Foundation Young Investigator Award LOI due: Sept. 28, 2020; Application due: Oct. 26, 2020

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

October

Neuroscience National Ataxia Foundation Pioneer SCA3/MJD Translational Research Awards LOI due: Oct. 5, 2020; Application due: Nov. 2, 2020

Neuroscience National Ataxia Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Award LOI due: Oct. 5, 2020; Application due: Nov. 2, 2020

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

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Analysis of Patient-Reported Outcomes from Fox Insight Pre-proposal due: Oct. 22, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: March 18, 2021, 2 p.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

January 2021

Neuroscience  McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience 2021 McKnight Scholar Awards Deadline: Jan. 4, 2021

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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