OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of September 17, 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
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Solutions for Health Equity
What:
Funding to elevate communities of color that are left out of discussions when local healthcare systems in the United States are creating policy; supports consumer groups and community-based organizations to partner with healthcare systems to implement solutions to problems that negatively affect consumers
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in inclusivity in healthcare
Award: Up to $80,000/up to two years

Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 7, 2020, 12:30 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 18, 2021, noon PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying


Neurology Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Prevention Beyond the Pipeline

What: Supports comparative effectiveness research, prevention-focused clinical trials and epidemiological studies that probe whether the use or choice of drugs alters the risk for dementia or cognitive decline
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in Alzheimer’s and related diseases and drug choice
Award: $50,000 to 100,000 for epidemiological analyses and up to $3 million for clinical trials/not specified, but average is multi-year
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 9, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 6, 2020, 2 PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

MultidisciplinaryGordon and Betty Moore Foundation 2021 Moore Inventor Fellows
What: Supports outstanding inventors and innovators who harness science and technology to enhance the conduct of scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care
Who should apply: Faculty, research scientists, postdocs or other full-time staff who are no more than 10 years past receiving their terminal degree
Award: $675,000/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 23, 2020; Nomination due: Nov. 16, 2020; Application due: Dec. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the limited submissions portal
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

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 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

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

New this week!
Multidisciplinary Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation 2021 Moore Inventor Fellows
What: Supports outstanding inventors and innovators who harness science and technology to enhance the conduct of scientific research, strengthen environmental conservation or improve the experience and outcomes of patient care
Who should apply: Faculty, research scientists, postdocs or other full-time staff who areno more than 10 years past receiving their terminal degree
Award: $675,000/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 23, 2020; Nomination due: Nov. 16, 2020; Application due: Dec. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the limited submissions portal
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying 

Environmental Health ‖ NIEHS Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research Centers that consist of multiple integrated projects representing both the biomedical and environmental science and engineering disciplines as well as cores tasked with research support functions
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in hazardous substances
Award: Up to $8.75 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Dec. 1, 2020; LOI due: Jan. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 15, 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

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 HIV, inclusive research environments and palliative care. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NOSI: Research in the Emergency Setting
What: Supports basic, translational and clinical research and career development programs that effect all areas of emergency medical care, including injury and trauma
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in emergency department care
Award: Dependent upon the parent award you apply through
Deadline: Rolling from Oct. 5, 2020, through Sept. 8, 2022

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations NOSI: Alzheimer’s-focused administrative supplements for NIH grants that are not focused on Alzheimer’s disease
What: Funding to expand existing awards that are not currently focused on Alzheimer’s disease and its related dementias such as frontotemporal dementia, Lewy body dementia, vascular cognitive impairment with dementia and multiple etiology dementias to allow the research to develop such a focus
Who should apply: Anyone with a currently funded project not focused on Alzheimer’s who would like to expand their project to include Alzheimer’s research
Award: Up to $250,000/up to one year
Deadline: Oct. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNICHD and ORWH Translational Research in Maternal and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports basic, translational and clinical research to advance the understanding of underlying mechanisms of drug action, discover and develop novel therapeutics and enhance the usage of existing drugs or drug repurposing for safer and more effective treatment for pregnant women, lactating women, neonates and children
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in drug safety and efficacy for maternal and pediatric precision therapeutics
Award: For R01: Not limited/up to five years; For R21: Up to $275,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 10, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID and NICHD Development of the Fetal Immune System (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports projects to understand the contribution of specific elements of maternal molecular and cellular factors that can control and effect the development of the fetal immune system
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in the fetal immune system
Award: Up to $900,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: March 7, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Advanced Laboratories for Accelerating the Reach and Impact of Treatments for Youth and Adults with Mental Illness (ALACRITY) Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports support the development, testing, and refinement of approaches for optimizing effectiveness of therapeutic or preventive interventions for mental disorders within target populations, organizing and delivering mental health services in real-world treatment settings and improving the quality, impact and durability of interventions and service delivery within care systems
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in mental health treatment
Award: Up to $7.5 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: April 17, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT 
    

Special NIH 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

Other Federal Opportunities

Neuroscience NSF Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience
What: 
Supports research and data sharing proposals about technical approaches for understanding complex neurobiological systems, building on the theory, methods and findings of computer science, neuroscience and numerous other disciplines
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in computational neuroscience
Award: Up to $1.25 million/up to five years
Deadline: Dec. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Private Opportunities

Cardiology American Heart Association and Enduring Hearts Research Awards in Pediatric Heart Transplantation
What: Supports investigators who are actively conducting research directly related to improving the life expectancy and quality of life of pediatric heart transplant recipients
Who should apply: At least one co-PI from a field directly related to pediatric heart transplantation and one co-PI from a field not directly related; partnerships should include both early- or mid-career and established PIs
Award: $681,819/three years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 1, 2020; Application due: Jan. 15, 2021

Neurology Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration Pilot Grants
What: Funding for both Basic Science Pilot Grants, which support projects focused on the neurobiological mechanisms underlying FTD, and Well-Being in FTD Pilot Grants, which support nonpharmacological therapeutic interventions or technologies with the potential to positively impact quality of life
Who should apply: New or early-stage investigators in the process of establishing an independent research program who have a faculty appointment or are serving a medical residency at an academic institution
Award: $60,000/one year
Deadline: Basic Grants due: Oct. 2, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Well-Being Grants due: Oct. 2, 2020, 2 p.m. PT

Radiology American Roentgen Ray Society Scholarship
What: Supports early-career faculty members in study/research in the radiologic sciences that has the possibility of changing the way radiology is practiced
Who should apply: ARRS members who have held a full time faculty appointment as a lecturer, instructor, assistant professor or equivalent for no more than five years in a radiology, nuclear medicine or associated department
Award: $5,000/one year
Deadline: Oct. 5, 2020

MultidisciplinaryNotre Dame Institute for Advanced Study Faculty Fellowships
What: Supports residential research projects that deepen the understanding of resilience such as predicting and responding to genetic alterations of pathogenic viruses and bacteria; issues with understanding cancer pathology; and how public health systems might adapt to pandemics
Who should apply: Faculty, independent researchers, postdoctoral scholars and those who have recently received their PhD and have a research interest in resilience
Award: Up to $150,000 in salary support plus up to $500 a semester in research allowance/duration not specified
Deadline: Oct. 5, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Solutions for Health Equity
What: Funding to elevate communities of color that are left out of discussions when local healthcare systems in the United States are creating policy; supports consumer groups and community-based organizations to partner with healthcare systems to implement solutions to problems that negatively affect consumers
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in inclusivity in healthcare
Award: Up to $80,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 7, 2020, 12:30 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 18, 2021, noon PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Multidisciplinary National Academy of Education Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program
What: Supports doctoral candidates so that they can devote themselves full-time to the completion of a dissertation that contributes to understanding the history, theory or practice of education
Who should apply: Doctoral candidates whose dissertation topic centrally relates to education
Award: Up to $27,500/up to two years
Deadline: Oct. 8, 2020, 2 p.m. PT

Neurology Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Prevention Beyond the Pipeline
What: Supports comparative effectiveness research, prevention-focused clinical trials and epidemiological studies that probe whether the use or choice of drugs alters the risk for dementia or cognitive decline
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in Alzheimer’s and related diseases and drug choice
Award: $50,000 to 100,000 for epidemiological analyses and up to $3 million for clinical trials/not specified, but average is multi-year
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 9, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 6, 2020, 2 PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Multidisciplinary Hertz Foundation 2021 Hertz Fellowship
What: Provides financial and lifelong professional support for the nation’s most promising graduate students in science and technology
Who should apply: College seniors, first-year graduate students or anyone in a gap year preparing to apply to graduate school who  intend to pursue a PhD in the applied physical and biological sciences, mathematics or engineering
Award: A $34,000 nine-month personal stipend plus full tuition equivalent/up to five years  
Deadline: Oct. 23, 2020

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows
What: Fellowships to help researchers attain and use leadership experience to improve healthcare, policy and equity; the fellowship requires full-time commitment with a minimum year residence in Washington, D.C.
Who should apply: Midcareer professionals from academic faculties
Award: Up to $165,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 9, 2020, noon PT; Application due: Feb. 8, 2021, noon PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Neuroscience McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience 2021 McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience
What: Support scientists developing novel approaches to understanding brain function and how a new technology may be used to monitor, manipulate, analyze or model brain function at any level, from the molecular to the entire organism
Who should apply: Assistant professors and above
Award: $200,000/two years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 7, 2020; Application due: April 26, 2021 
          

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

September 

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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Long-Term Effects of Disasters on Health Care Systems Serving Health Disparity Populations (R01- Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NOSI: Advancing the Science of Geriatric Palliative Care Deadline: Rolling from Oct. 5, 2020, through Sept. 8, 2023

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

MultidisciplinaryNCI, 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: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PT; For R21: Oct. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNCI, NIDCD and NIMH Assay development and screening for discovery of chemical probes, drugs or immunomodulators (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 5, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NICHD and ORWH NOSI: Emerging Viral Infections and their Impact on the Male and Female Reproductive Tract Deadline: Rolling from Oct. 5, 2020, through July 16, 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

Pharmacology FDA OOPD Clinical Studies of Orphan Products Addressing Unmet Needs of Rare Diseases (R01) Clinical Trials Required Application due: Oct. 6, 2020, 8:59 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 

Neurology NIA New/Unconventional Animal Models of Alzheimer’s Disease (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 7, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

Transplantation NIAID Clinical Trials in Organ Transplantation in Children and Adults (CTOT-CA) (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Oct. 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Mucosal Immunology Studies Team (MIST) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Mentored Career Development Program (K01) for Early Stage Investigators Using Nonhuman Primate Research Models (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Oct. 12, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNCATS Multi-disciplinary Machine-assisted, Genomic Analysis and Clinical Approaches to Shortening the Rare Diseases Diagnostic Odyssey (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 12, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 12, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI and ODP Tobacco Control Policies to Promote Health Equity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 12, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 12, 2021, 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

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

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

MultidisciplinaryNSF Dear Colleague Letter: UKRI/BBSRC-NSF/BIO Lead Agency Opportunity in Biological Informatics, Microbes and the Host Immune System, Quantum Biology and Synthetic Cell Intentions to submit due: Oct. 21, 2020; Full proposal due: Accepted anytime

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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research: Functional Neural Circuits of Interoception (R01, Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Nov. 18, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 18, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

December

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) LOI due: Dec. 4, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Ophthalmology NEI Audacious Goals Initiative: Translation-Enabling Models to Evaluate Survival and Integration of Regenerated Neurons in the Visual System (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Dec. 15, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

MultidisciplinaryNIEHS RESolution of InflammaTion in EnvirOnmentally Related diseasE (RESTORE) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 11, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 11, 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

Multidisciplinary NIDDK Toward ElucidAting MechanismS of HIV Pathogenesis within the Mission of the NIDDK (Pathogenesis TEAMS) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Feb. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID HIV Vaccine Research and Design (HIVRAD) Program (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Private 

September 

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

CancerConquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation Career Development Awards CDA and PSCO due: Sept. 24, 2020; DIBCD due: Oct. 29, 2020

CancerConquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation Global Oncology Young Investigator Award Deadline: Sept. 24, 2020

Cancer Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation Young Investigator Award 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 Deadline: Sept. 24, 2020

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

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Steven O. Walfish Grants Deadline: Sept. 30, 2020

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

Endocrinology Pfizer Addressing Knowledge Gaps in Growth Hormone Deficiency Deadline: Sept. 30, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Sexual Medicine Society of North America Scholars in Sexuality Research Grants Program Deadline: Sept. 30, 2020

October

Neurology American Academy of Neurology Richard Olney Clinician Scientist Development Award in ALS Deadline: Oct. 1, 2020

Dermatology Dermatology Foundation Sun Pharma Research Award Deadline: Oct. 1, 2020, 9:59 p.m. PT

Neurology Epilepsy Foundation Susan Spencer Clinical Research and Training Fellowship in Epilepsy Deadline: Oct. 1, 2020

Cancer Pfizer Optimal Early Therapy Management in Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia Deadline: Oct. 1, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research Deadline: Oct. 1, 2020

Neurology Whitehall Foundation Grants-in-Aid and Research Grants LOI due: Oct. 1, 2020; Application due: Feb. 15, 2020

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

Urology American Urological Association Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Awards LOI due: Oct. 8, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 5, 2020

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Lizette Peterson-Homer Memorial Injury Research Grant Deadline: Oct. 15, 2020

Genetics Angelman Syndrome Foundation Research Proposals Deadline: Oct. 15, 2020, 9:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation Advanced Clinical Research Award for Diversity and Inclusion Deadline: Oct. 15, 2020

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

NeuroscienceMichael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Development and Validation of Improved Outcome Measures Pre-proposal due: Oct. 22, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: March 18, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceMichael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research PIPETTE: 4R Tau and Alpha-Synuclein PET Tracer Development 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 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

Ophthalmology Foundation Fighting Blindness Individual Investigator Research/Clinical Innovation Awards (IIRA/CIA) LOI due: Nov. 5, 2020; Application due: Feb. 25, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neurology BrightFocus Foundation Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant Deadline: Nov. 10, 2020, 2 p.m. PT

Ophthalmology BrightFocus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Grant Deadline: Nov. 10, 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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