OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of October 8, 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 ends tomorrow, Oct. 9; Application due: Dec. 31, 2020

Multidisciplinary
American Association of University Women Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships
What: Funding to assist scholars in obtaining tenure and other promotions by enabling them to spend a year on independent research
Who should apply: Scholars who identify as women who hold a doctorate classified as a research degree and are not tenured
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020, 9:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)
What: 
Supports health services research that can demonstrably contribute to minority health improvement and/or reduction of health disparities in healthcare systems and clinical settings
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in minority health disparities
Award: Not limited/up to five years
Deadline: Nov. 27, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDDK 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

Internal 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 ends tomorrow, 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 

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

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

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

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

New this week!
Psychology American Psychological Foundation Psychology and AIDS Leadership Award
What: Honors both early-career and established researchers who have made significant contributions in policy/advocacy, research, service provision and/or teaching/mentoring in the HIV/AIDS field
Who should apply: APA-member psychologists who study HIV/AIDS
Award: Not specified
Deadline: Nov. 1, 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

New this week!
Multidisciplinary NOSTER and Science Microbiome Prize
What: Honors research by young investigators working on the functional attributes of the microbiota of any organism that has potential to contribute to our understanding of human or veterinary health and disease or to guide therapeutic interventions
Who should apply: Investigators who are younger than 35, received their degree in the last 10 years and submitting work that was performed in the last three years
Award: $25,000
Deadline: Jan. 24, 2021

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning tuberculosis, HIV/AIDS and COVID-19. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Multidisciplinary NICHD Notice of Special Interest: Small Grants for Secondary Analyses of Existing Data Sets and Stored Biospecimens
What: Funding for secondary analyses using publicly available NICHD-funded data sets or stored biospecimens to facilitate innovative yet cost-effective research   
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in topics within the scientific mission of the NICHD
Award: Up to $100,000/up to two years
Deadline: Rolling from Oct. 16, 2020 through May 8, 2023

Multidisciplinary ‖ Multiple NIH Organizations Health Services Research on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01- Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports health services research that can demonstrably contribute to minority health improvement and/or reduction of health disparities in healthcare systems and clinical settings  
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in minority health disparities
Award: Not limited/up to five years
Deadline: Nov. 27, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary ‖ NHLBI Multidisciplinary Approaches to HIV-Associated Comorbidities and Prioritizing Intervention Targets (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Program for multidisciplinary teams to identify targets for intervention to mitigate multiple comorbidities associated with HIV infection  
Who should apply: Multidisciplinary teams with a research interest in HIV comorbidities
Award: Up to $1.92 million/up to four years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 7, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary ‖ NCI and NIDCR Specialized Programs of Research Excellence (SPOREs) in Human Cancers for Years 2021, 2022, 2023 (P50 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Supports investigator-initiated translational research that will contribute to improved prevention, early detection, diagnosis and treatment of an organ-specific cancer or a highly related group of cancers  
Who should apply: Four or more independent investigators who currently serve as PIs on peer-reviewed research grants or are overall chairpersons or site chairpersons on an active NCI-sponsored clinical trial; additional eligibility information in FOA
Award: Up to $7.6 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 25, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease ‖ NIAID Cohort Studies To Improve Our Understanding of Influenza Immunity, Vaccine Response and Effectiveness in Older Adults (65 years and older) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports longitudinal cohorts to develop greater understanding of important elements of influenza immunity that impact vaccine response and vaccine effectiveness in older adults
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in influenza and vaccines
Award: Not limited/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 4, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Drug Abuse ‖ NIDA Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study Biospecimen Access (X01)
What: Program to provide the scientific community with biospecimens  and related research data from the PATH study on behaviors, attitudes, biomarkers and health outcomes associated with US tobacco use   
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in tobacco use
Award: No funding/up to five years
Deadline: April 30, 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

Multidisciplinary ‖ American Association of University Women Dissertation Fellowships
What: Funding to offset a scholar’s living expenses while she completes her dissertation; scholars engaged in science or gender research, among other subject areas, are especially encouraged to apply
Who should apply: Scholars who identify as women in the final year of dissertation writing who have completed all coursework, passed all preliminary exams and had their dissertation research proposal or plan approved by Nov. 1, 2020
Award: Up to $20,000/one year   
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020, 9:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary ‖ American Association of University Women Postdoctoral Research Leave Fellowships
What: Funding to assist scholars in obtaining tenure and other promotions by enabling them to spend a year on independent research
Who should apply: Scholars who identify as women who hold a doctorate classified as a research degree and are not tenured
Award: Up to $30,000/one year   
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020, 9:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary ‖ American Association of University Women Short-Term Research Publication Grants
What: Short-term funding to help scholars prepare research for publication
Who should apply: Scholars who identify as women, are tenure-track, part-time or temporary faculty and don’t have a strong publication record
Award: Up to $6,000/eight weeks    
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020, 9:59 p.m. PT

Psychology ‖ American Psychological Foundation Roy Scrivner Memorial Research Grant
What: Supports empirical and applied research focused on advancing the understanding of problems faced by LGBT families
Who should apply: Advanced graduate students in good standing and endorsed by a supervising professor
Award: $8,000/one year   
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020

Hematology ‖ Aniara Diagnostica Coagulation Research Grant
What: Funding for established investigators  and for students/trainees to do coagulation and hematology research
Who should apply: Independent researchers or those pursuing a PhD (Aniara states that awards to non-PhDs are rare)
Award: $10,000/one year     
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020

Multidisciplinary ‖ Biogen Medical Education Grants
What: Supports independent medical educational activities for healthcare professionals and researchers; subject areas can include Alzheimer’s, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, lupus, multiple sclerosis, ophthalmology, Parkinson’s, spinal muscular atrophy and stroke
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in medical education
Award: Not specified   
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020

Physiatry ‖ Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Aspen Spinal Bracing Research Grants
What: Supports physiatric research on the use of spinal bracing in rehabilitation, including chronic pain, stroke, and musculoskeletal, spinal cord, and/or traumatic brain injury research
Who should apply: Members of the American Academy of PM&R and/or the Association of Academic Physiatrists
Award: $10,000/one year     
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020

Multidisciplinary ‖ Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Midcareer Investigator Research Grants
What: Seed funding for research related to physical medicine and rehabilitation, including chronic pain, stroke, and musculoskeletal, spinal cord, and/or traumatic brain injury research, that could extend an established investigator’s work in new directions
Who should apply: Physiatrists or faculty in a department of physical medicine and rehabilitation who are at least five and not more than 20 years post-terminal degree
Award: $25,000/duration not specified    
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020

Psychology ‖ Group Foundation for Advancing Mental Health Clinical Research Review on Group Psychotherapy
What: Supports original critical research reviews, either qualitative or quantitative (particularly meta-analyses), that focus on some selected area of group psychotherapy
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in group psychotherapy
Award: Up to $5,000/one year   
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020

Multidisciplinary ‖ Templeton World Charity Foundation Grand Challenges for Human Flourishing
What: Supports scientific research on human flourishing and translating related discoveries into practical tools
Who should apply: Eligibility is broad, but the Foundation says it is particularly interested in “interdisciplinary scientific research towards discoveries that can promote physical, mental, social, and spiritual well-being”
Award: Not specified, but $40 million total is being invested and duration is likely five years    
Deadline: Nov. 11, 2020, midnight PT

Cancer ‖ Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Physician-Scientist Training Award Application Guidelines
What: Program designed to physician-scientists into cancer research careers by providing them a protected research training experience and a gifted mentor after they have completed their clinical training
Who should apply: MDs and DOs who have have completed their residencies and clinical training, are U.S. Specialty Board eligible prior to the award start date, and able to devote at least 80 percent of their time and effort to Damon Runyon-supported research
Award: $460,000/four years plus up to $100,000 in medical school debt repayment
Deadline:
Dec. 1, 2020, 1 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Cancer ‖ Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Award
What: Funding to encourage quantitative scientists trained in fields such as mathematics, computer science, physics, engineering, or related to pursue research careers in computational biology under joint mentorship of leaders in both computational science and cancer biology
Who should apply: Quantitative scientists with an interest in the intersection between computational biology, data science and cancer research; additional eligibility information in program overview
Award: $240,000/three years plus up to $100,000 in medical school debt repayment
Deadline:
Dec. 1, 2020, 1 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Neurosurgery ‖ Neurosurgery Research & Education Foundation Clinical Fellowship Grants
What: Supports post-residency clinical fellowships in the specialty of neurosurgery
Who should apply: Neurosurgery researchers who have completed an ACGME-accredited residency training program in neurological surgery
Award: Up to $75,000/one year   
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2020, 10 p.m. PT

Cancer ‖ DKMS Stiftung Leben Spenden John Hansen Research Grant
What: Supports research on the role of stem cell transplantation and cell therapy in the fight against blood cancer and life-threatening blood disorders
Who should apply: Blood cancer researchers who have held their doctorate for at least twelve years
Award: $270,000/three years    
Deadline: Dec. 8, 2020, 3 p.m. PT 
         

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

October 

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 Applies to due dates on or after Oct. 5, 2020 through May 8, 2023

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

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

Multidisciplinary NCI, NHGRI and NIDCR Secondary Analysis and Integration of Existing Data to Elucidate the Genetic Architecture of Cancer Risk and Related Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) For R21: 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

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

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

Infectious Disease NIAID New Innovators Awards (DP2 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Nov. 2 2020, 5 p.m. PT

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

Genomics NHGRI Systematic Characterization of Genomic Variation on Genome Function and Phenotype (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 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) Application due: Nov. 4, 2020, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Outstanding Investigator Award (R35 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Nov. 6, 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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative Fellows: Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (F32) 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) Deadline: Nov. 9, 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

Cancer NCI Investigation of the Transmission of Kaposi Sarcoma-Associated Herpesvirus (KSHV) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Nov. 13, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 15, 2020, 5 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

MultidisciplinaryNIDA, 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) LOI due: Dec. 8, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

MultidisciplinaryNIEHS Pediatric and Reproductive Environmental Health Scholars program (K12 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Dec. 15, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 15, 2021, 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

Infectious Disease NIAID Understanding Evolutionary Dynamics of Influenza to Inform and Improve Vaccine Strain Selection (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

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 

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
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 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

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 Accelerating Publication of Parkinson’s Disease Replication Data 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 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

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research Therapeutic Pipeline 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

Multidisciplinary Fundación MAPFRE Ignacio H. de Larramendi Research Grants Deadline: Oct. 30, 2020, 2:59 p.m. PT

Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Development Award Deadline: Both LOI and full application rolling through Oct. 31, 2020

November

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Theodore Millon Grant in Personality Psychology Deadline: Nov. 1, 2020

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

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Policies for Action: Public Policy Research to Advance Racial Equity and Racial Justice 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

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

Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Path to a Cure: Industry Award Program Deadline: Rolling, but LOI required

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Open
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

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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