OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of October 1, 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
OHSU Foundation Collins Medical Trust
What:
Provides seed funding for projects that advance basic or clinical medical research and will be leveraged to have a greater impact in the future through being eligible for future NIH or other substantial funding; proposals should highlight impact on the immediate population served, Oregon and potential national impact
Who should apply: Young investigators, including postdoctoral fellows and assistant professors, who are clearly supported by their mentors
Award: Up to $30,000/one year

Deadline: Notice of Intent form is required and submission window starts tomorrow, Oct. 2, 2020 and goes through Oct. 9; Application due: Dec. 31, 2020

Neuroscience 
Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars Fellowship Award
What: Supports postdocs in basic or clinical neuroscience research to help them transition to a full-time faculty member at the assistant professor level or higher
Who should apply: Postdocs who have completed a minimum of three years of a neuroscience-related postdoctoral fellowship by July 1, 2021
Award: $400,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 8, 2020; Application due: Nov. 1, 2020
Apply through the CAP

MultidisciplinaryDoris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award
What: 
Supports physician scientists to conduct a clinical research project to improve human health, enable research time protection and facilitate mentorship relations in a supportive institutional environment
Who should apply: Full-time instructors and assistant professors who were appointed between Dec. 1, 2016 and Dec. 1, 2019; additional eligibility information in program announcement
Award: $495,000/three years
Deadline: Pre-proposal due: Nov. 13, 2020, noon PT; Application due: March 12, 2021, noon PT

Cancer Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Award
What: Funding to address the lack of training in the discipline and methodologies of clinical investigation and encourage more researchers to pursue clinical cancer research
Who should apply: Independent assistant professors or equivalent who are within five years of their full faculty appointment and are US citizens or permanent legal residents
Award: $600,000/three years plus up to $100,000 in medical school debt repayment
Deadline: Internal submission due: Dec. 1, 2020; Application due: Feb. 1, 2021, 1 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Internal Opportunities 

New this week!
Multidisciplinary OHSU Foundation Collins Medical Trust
What: 
Provides seed funding for projects that advance basic or clinical medical research and will be leveraged to have a greater impact in the future through being eligible for future NIH or other substantial funding; proposals should highlight impact on the immediate population served, Oregon and potential national impact
Who should apply: Young investigators, including postdoctoral fellows and assistant professors, who are clearly supported by their mentors  
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: Notice of Intent form is required and submission window starts tomorrow, Oct. 2, 2020 and goes through Oct. 9; Application due: Dec. 31, 2020

Multidisciplinary OHSU and Kaiser Permanente NW Patient-Centered Learning Health Systems Science K12 Research Career Development Program
What: Supports researchers pursuing a career in learning health systems with a focus on rapid and continuous learning and translation of findings into patient-centered care; program begins in March 2021  
Who should apply: Full-time OHSU researchers who can commit a minimum of 75 percent full-time professional effort to conducting research career development activities associated with award
Award: Up to $130,235 per year/duration not specified
Deadline: Nov. 20, 2020, 4 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

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 

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

Deadline updated
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. 2, 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 

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!
Neuroscience Warren Alpert Distinguished Scholars Fellowship Award
What: Supports postdocs in basic or clinical neuroscience research to help them transition to a full-time faculty member at the assistant professor level or higher
Who should apply: Postdocs who have completed a minimum of three years of a neuroscience-related postdoctoral fellowship by July 1, 2021
Award: $400,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 8, 2020; Application due: Nov. 1, 2020
Apply through the CAP

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: Nov. 13, 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

New this week!
Cancer Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Award
What: Funding to address the lack of training in the discipline and methodologies of clinical investigation and encourage more researchers to pursue clinical cancer research
Who should apply: Independent assistant professors or equivalent who are within five years of their full faculty appointment and are US citizens or permanent legal residents
Award: $600,000/three years plus up to $100,000 in medical school debt repayment
Deadline: Internal submission due:Dec. 1, 2020; Application due: Feb. 1, 2021, 1 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying 

New this week!
Multidisciplinary ‖ NIDDK The KUH Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Seeks to recruit exceptional graduate students from diverse research fields to pursue postdoctoral training focused on kidney, urology or hematology research
Who should apply: Graduate students who are at the dissertation research stage of training at the time of award and whose current dissertation research topic isn’t focused on K, U, or H research
Award: Stipends, tuition and fee coverage and institutional allowance/up to six years
Deadline: Internal submission due:Dec. 4, 2020; LOI due: March 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards 

Cancer National Foundation for Cancer Research Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research
What:
Honors scientists who have made an original discovery or breakthrough in scientific understanding that has led to better prevention, earlier diagnosis or new treatments for patients with cancer
Who should apply: Anyone whose research discovery has had a lasting impact on the cancer field with a high direct impact of saving people’s lives; self-nominations are not allowed  
Award: $30,000
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2020

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

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

Multidisciplinary ‖ University of Pittsburgh Dickson Prize in Medicine
What: Honors scientists who are actively engaged in innovative biomedical research that is worthy of significant and broad attention
Who should apply: Investigators who are at an especially productive point currently and whose research is or will be so influential that it deserves major recognition now
Award: $50,000
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

New this week!
Multidisciplinary Aurora Humanitarian Initiative Prize for Awakening Humanity
What: Recognizes and support those who risk their own lives, health or freedom to save the lives, health or freedom of others suffering as a result of violent conflict, atrocity crimes or other major human rights violations; this year special nominations have been introduced for candidates whose response to the COVID-19 pandemic in any professional or personal capacity has been exemplary
Who should apply: Anyone who meets the awardee description
Award: $1 million
Deadline: Oct. 31, 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 occupational health, otolaryngology and HIV. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative Fellows: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32)
What: Funding to enhance the research training of postdocs who are early in their training period and have potential to become productive investigators in research areas such as neuroethics that will advance the goals of the BRAIN Initiative  
Who should apply: Students who expect to complete their terminal doctoral degree requirements within a year of the application due date
Award: Stipends, tuition, fees and institutional allowance/up to five years; more details in FOA
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NIA Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements for NIA-VA Mentored Physician-Scientist Award in Alzheimer’s Disease and its Related Dementias (AD/ADRD)
What: Funding to increase the number of early stage physician-scientists in Alzheimer’s disease and Alzheimer’s disease-related dementias (AD/ADRD) research and improve patient care for veterans  
Who should apply: VA-appointed physician-scientists who are no more than five years past their last clinical training and no more than 10 years beyond receipt of their MD or DO
Award: Up to $925,000/up to five years
Deadline: Nov. 9, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Investigation of the Transmission of Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research on the modes of transmission of Kaposi sarcoma-associated herpesvirus, also called human herpesvirus-8, the biology of the initial steps of infection, and the risk factors for infection  
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in KSHV
Award: Up to $2.5 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 13, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 15, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIDA, NIMH and NINDS Role of Myeloid Cells in Persistence and Eradication of HIV-1 Reservoirs from the Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research on mechanisms of HIV-1 persistence in myeloid cells and strategies to target this reservoir in the central nervous system; high risk/high payoff projects that lack preliminary data should apply for R21 and applicants with preliminary data should apply for R01
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in HIV and myeloid cells
Award: For R01: Not limited/up to five years; For R21: $275,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 8, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIEHS Pediatric and Reproductive Environmental Health Scholars program (K12 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Program to introduce pediatric healthcare providers, obstetricians/gynecologists and other interested healthcare professionals to environmental health issues and provide research experiences that bridge clinical practice in environmental health, community-level engagement and teaching  
Who should apply: Established investigators in the application’s scientific area and capable of providing leadership to the development and implementation of the proposed program
Award: Up to $2.25 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 15, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Understanding Evolutionary Dynamics of Influenza to Inform and Improve Vaccine Strain Selection (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research to improve understanding of the evolutionary dynamics of seasonal influenza to increase capacity to predict the emergence of new antigenic variants and more accurately select strains for use in the seasonal influenza vaccine
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in influenza and vaccines
Award: Up to $2.5 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 

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

Private Opportunities

NeuroscienceMichael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Accelerating Publication of Parkinson’s Disease Replication Data
What: Call for researchers to “open their notebooks” and submit unpublished results from experiments that attempted to replicate previously published findings from other laboratories
Who should apply: Researchers, clinicians, and grad students and postdocs with approval of senior authors
Award: Fee coverage for the JPD Publication and Open Access Fees for manuscripts that are accepted for publication
Deadline: Pre-proposal due: Oct. 22, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 8, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Therapeutic Pipeline Program
What: Funding for applications with potential for fundamentally altering disease course and/or significantly improving treatment of symptoms above and beyond current standards of care
Who should apply: Researchers and clinicians with a research interest in Parkinson’s treatment
Award: Up to $2 million; up to three years
Deadline: Pre-proposal due: Oct. 22, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: March 18, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Fundación MAPFRE Ignacio H. de Larramendi Research Grants
What: Supports research focused on strategies for habit change, patient education, physical injury assessment, and/or health management; special attention will be given to the projects that incorporate COVID-19
Who should apply: Any academic or professional researcher or research team wishing to run a research program
Award: Approximately $281,833 (converted from Euros)/one year   
Deadline: Oct. 30, 2020, 2:59 p.m. PT

PulmonologyCystic Fibrosis Foundation Path to a Cure: Industry Award Program
What: Supports research on restoring CFTR protein when none exists, including for people with CF who have nonsense mutations and fixing or replacing the underlying genetic mutation to address the root cause of CF through gene replacement/transfer, gene editing approaches, or stem cell therapy
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in cystic fibrosis cures
Award: Not limited and dependent on specific proposal
Deadline: Rolling, but LOI required

Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Development Award
What: Supports studies on drug discovery; pre-clinical safety; pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics; and clinical studies in people with CF through Phase 2 development
Who should apply: Cystic fribrosis-identified investigators representing a CFF-accredited Center
Award: Depending on research phase, up to $600,000 or up to $5 million/up to three years
Deadline: Both LOI and full application rolling through Oct. 31, 2020

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Theodore Millon Grant in Personality Psychology
What: Supports research to advance the science of personality psychology including areas of personality theory, personality disorders and personality assessment
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in personality psychology
Award: $5,000/one year   
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Policies for Action: Public Policy Research to Advance Racial Equity and Racial Justice
What: Supports proposals to build the evidence base about how national, state and local policies can improve racial equity in health and well-being in the United States
Who should apply: Interdisciplinary and community partnered teams
Award: Typically $250,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 24, 2020, noon PT; Application due: April 7, 2021, noon PT 

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

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

October 

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

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: Research in the Emergency Setting Deadline: Rolling from Oct. 5, 2020, through Sept. 8, 2022

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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NOSI: Alzheimer’s-focused administrative supplements for NIH grants that are not focused on Alzheimer’s disease Deadline: Oct. 16, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative: Non-addictive Analgesic Therapeutics Development [Small Molecules and Biologics] to Treat Pain (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 18, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 18, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Fertility Status as a Marker for Overall Health (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Interventions to Prevent Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) Use Among Adolescents (R01 – Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

MultidisciplinaryNIAMS, NICHD and NICHD Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Specialized Research Centers (MDSRC) (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) 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) Application due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Practice-Based Suicide Prevention Research Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

Endocrinology NIDDK Centers for Diabetes Translation Research (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Oct. 20, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NINDS Human Biospecimen and Data Repository (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 20, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDDK Development of Biomarkers of Dietary Intake and Exposure (U2C Clinical Trial Required) Application due: Oct. 21, 2020, 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

MultidisciplinaryNLM and ORWH Information Resource Grants to Reduce Health Disparities (G08 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 23, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNCI and NIA Aging, Cancer-Initiating Cells, and Cancer Development (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 27, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

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

Cancer NCI Visualization Methods and Tools Development for Enhancing Cancer Moonshot Data (R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 30, 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

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) Application due: Oct. 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

Cardiology NHLBI HeartShare: Next-Generation Phenomics to Define Heart Failure Subtypes (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Data Translation Center (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Nov. 7, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 7, 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

MultidisciplinaryNICHD and ORWH Translational Research in Maternal and Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Nov. 10, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 10, 2021, 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

Neuroscience NSF Collaborative Research in Computational Neuroscience Deadline: Dec. 10, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

Cancer NCI Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) Incubator Program for New Cancer Sites (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Dec. 20, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 20, 2021, 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

Biomedical NLM Computational Approaches to Curation at Scale for Biomedical Research Assets (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 5, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Pilot resources for brain cell type-specific access and manipulation across vertebrate species (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 11, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 11, 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

Cancer NCI and ODP Social and Behavioral Intervention Research to Address Modifiable Risk Factors for Cancer in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Feb. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 15, 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

March 2021

MultidisciplinaryNIAID and NICHD Development of the Fetal Immune System (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: March 7, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 7, 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

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) 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 

October 

Neurology Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration Pilot Grants 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 Deadline: Oct. 5, 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

MultidisciplinaryNotre Dame Institute for Advanced Study Faculty Fellowships Deadline: Oct. 5, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT

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

MultidisciplinaryRobert Wood Johnson Foundation Community Solutions for Health Equity LOI due: Oct. 7, 2020, 12:30 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 18, 2021, noon PT
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Urology American Urological Association Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Awards LOI due: Oct. 8, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 5, 2020

MultidisciplinaryNational Academy of Education Spencer Dissertation Fellowship Program Deadline: Oct. 8, 2020, 2 p.m. PT

NeurologyAlzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Neuroimaging and CSF Biomarker Development Program LOI due: Oct. 9, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 6, 2020, 2 PT
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Neurology Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Prevention Beyond the Pipeline LOI due: Oct. 9, 2020, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 6, 2020, 2 PT
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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

Neurology Eagles Autism Foundation Pilot Grants LOI due: Oct. 19, 2020; Application due: Jan. 11, 2021

Gastroenterology Kenneth Rainin Foundation Innovator Awards LOI due: Oct. 19, 2020, 5 p.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

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

MultidisciplinaryHertz Foundation 2021 Hertz Fellowship Deadline: Oct. 23, 2020

Cancer Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation Career Development Awards DIBCD due: Oct. 29, 2020

Cancer Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation Young Investigator Award DIBCD due: Oct. 29, 2020

NursingAmerican Association of Critical-Care Nurses Impact Research Grant Deadline: Oct. 30, 2020

Nursing American Association of Critical-Care Nurses and Sigma Theta Tau International Critical Care Grant Deadline: Oct. 30, 2020

HIV/AIDS CIPHER Grant Programme LOI due: Oct. 30, 2020, 9 a.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 27, 2021, 9 a.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

MultidisciplinaryRobert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows 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

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

Ophthalmology Foundation Fighting Blindness Program Project Award LOI due: Nov. 12, 2020, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: April 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award Pre-proposal due: Nov. 13, 2020, noon PT; Application due: March 12, 2021, noon PT

December

Neuroscience McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience 2021 McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience LOI due: Dec. 7, 2020; Application due: April 26, 2021

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

Multidisciplinary Foundation for a Smoke-free World COVID-19, Smoking, and Nicotine Research Deadline: Dec. 15, 2020, 5 a.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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