OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of January 21, 2021

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
Association of American Medical Colleges Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship
What:
Supports junior faculty members who demonstrate leadership potential in addressing inequity in medical education and health care
Who should apply: Full-time assistant professors who have held their position from no earlier than July 1, 2017 and have received only one appointment as assistant professor
Award: $25,000/one year

Deadline: Internal submission due: Feb. 2, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: April 2, 2021
Apply through the CAP


Multidisciplinary Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Broad PCORI Funding Announcements — Cycle 1 2021
What: Supports patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research projects aligned with these priority areas: Increasing Access to and Continuity of Patient-Centered Maternal Care, Improving Care for Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities Growing into Adulthood and COVID-19
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in one of the listed areas
Award: Up to $10 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 2, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryOHSU Collins Medical Trust
What: 
Provides seed funding for basic and clinical projects that advance medical research and will be leveraged to have a greater future impact; preference given to projects eligible for future NIH or other substantial funding projects that highlight impact on immediate population served, Oregon, and potential national impact. Contact the OHSU Foundation  with questions
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 is open from Feb. 5 to Feb. 12; Application is due April 30, 2021


Multidisciplinary OCTRI OSLER TL1 Program
What:
Supports training and career development in clinical and translational research for professional and PhD graduate students and postdoctoral clinical and research fellows; all research proposed must involve either clinical or translational research that involves human subjects or populations or research that has application to human health
Who should apply: Professional (MD, DMD, PharmD, DNP) and PhD graduate students and postdoctoral clinical (MD, DMD, PharmD, DNP) and research fellows at OHSU, PSU, UO or OSU

Award: Predoctoral stipend: $25,320; Postdoctoral stipend: Set by NIH and based on years of training (additional tuition, fee and insurance coverage provided for both)/up to one year with possibility for second year renewal

Deadline: April 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through REDCap

Internal Opportunities 

Multidisciplinary ‖ OCTRI Mobile Apps for Clinical Studies (MACS)
What: 
Funding to leverage new the REDCap functionality MyCap to create mobile apps that allow clinical study participants to report outcomes/data via a smartphone; the program aims to help fill the pipeline for BIP Digital Health by allowing PIs to conduct preliminary research and obtain user experience data
Who should apply: PIs who meet OHSU Principal Investigator requirements and want to create a mobile app for clinical or commercial purposes
Award:
Up to $5,000/typically one year
Deadline: Rolling; application will close when funding for the fiscal year is exhausted
Submit your project intake form through REDCap

New this week!
Multidisciplinary OHSU Collins Medical Trust
What: Provides seed funding for basic and clinical projects that advance medical research and will be leveraged to have a greater future impact; preference given to projects eligible for future NIH or other substantial funding projects that highlight impact on immediate population served, Oregon, and potential national impact. Contact the OHSU Foundation  with questions
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 is open from Feb. 5 to Feb. 12; Application is due April 30, 2021

Pediatrics Friends of Doernbecher Grant Program
What: Supports clinical and research projects and programs at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital; pediatric-related research projects and programs that impact children’s health are supported by the program
Who should apply: OHSU and Doernbecher faculty, clinical and research staff, graduate students, medical students, fellows and postdoctoral fellows
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: Feb. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Multidisciplinary OCTRI OSLER TL1 Program
What: Supports training and career development in clinical and translational research for professional and PhD graduate students and postdoctoral clinical and research fellows; all research proposed must involve either clinical or translational research that involves human subjects or populations or research that has application to human health
Who should apply: Professional (MD, DMD, PharmD, DNP) and PhD graduate students and postdoctoral clinical (MD, DMD, PharmD, DNP) and research fellows at OHSU, PSU, UO or OSU
Award: Predoctoral stipend: $25,320; Postdoctoral stipend: Set by NIH and based on years of training (additional tuition, fee and insurance coverage provided for both)/up to one year with possibility for second year renewal
Deadline: April 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through REDCap

Cancer CEDAR NIH Catalyst Funding
What: Funding designed to help scientists pursuing CEDAR relevant research address reviewer concerns and resubmit their proposals to the National Institutes of Health
Who should apply:
Applicants to NIH awards who received a score but were not funded
Award:
Up to $250,000/one year
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime

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

Multidisciplinary  OHSU School of Medicine IDEA Seed Grants for Innovation, Development & Exploration for research Advancement
What: Supports investigators who need to work with an OHSU core or with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) to develop preliminary data for an application for extramural research support
Who should apply: School of Medicine faculty in the professorial series who have not received this award within the last year
Award: Up to $5,000/one year
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary OHSU School of Medicine Innovation Fund Pilot Program 
What: Subsidizes fees for use of OHSU research cores to develop pilot data for new grant applications
Who should apply: School of Medicine faculty
Award: Up to $5,000
Deadline: Applications accepted anytime

Limited Submission Opportunities 

Cancer Cancer Research Institute Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Program
What: Provides support to fund and train young immunologists and cancer immunologists at top universities and research centers around the world
Who should apply: Postdocs working in immunology or cancer immunology fields who will have a doctoral degree by the date of award activation and will not have more than five years of postdoc experience
Award: $175,500/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Feb. 1, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: April 1, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary Association of American Medical Colleges Herbert W. Nickens Faculty Fellowship
What: Supports junior faculty members who demonstrate leadership potential in addressing inequity in medical education and health care
Who should apply: Full-time assistant professors who have held their position from no earlier than July 1, 2017 and have received only one appointment as assistant professor
Award: $25,000/one year
Deadline: Internal submission due: Feb. 2, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT; Application due: April 2, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary NIH Prize for Enhancing Faculty Gender Diversity in Biomedical and Behavioral Science
What: Recognizes institutions whose biomedical and behavioral science departments, centers or divisions have achieved sustained improvement in gender diversity
Who should apply: Anyone whose department has demonstrable improvement in its gender diversity
Award: $50,000
Deadline: Internal submission due: Feb. 2, 2021; Application due: April 16, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Cancer V Foundation V Scholar Cancer Research Grant
What: Supports tenure track faculty early in their cancer research by funding a variety of projects, from laboratory based fundamental to bench to bedside research
Who should apply: 
Tenure-track assistant professors who have been in their position for less than five years and have at least two years of postdoctoral training
Award:
Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: Internal submission: Feb. 2, 2021; Application due: Likely April 2021
This competition has not yet been announced by Vascular Cures. Dates and guidelines are subject to change.
Apply through the CAP

Cancer V Foundation Translational Cancer Research Grant Program
What: Supports translational adult cancer projects that move a novel strategy from the laboratory into a human clinical trial or use specimens from a clinical trial to develop biomarkers or mechanisms
Who should apply: Tenure-track and tenured cancer research faculty who are U.S. citizens or have a temporary or permanent legal permit to work in the U.S.
Award: Up to $600,000/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission: Feb. 16, 2021; Application due: Likely April 2021
This competition has not yet been announced by Vascular Cures. Dates and guidelines are subject to change.
Apply through the CAP

Genomics ‖ NHGRI Genomic Research Experiences for Genetic Counselors and Data Scientists
What: Supports research education activities in the mission areas of the NHGRI through two programs: Research Experience in Genomic Research for Data Scientists (R25) and Mentored Research Experiences for Genetic Counselors (R25)
Who should apply: For Data Scientist award, established investigators with significant research funding from NIH in genomics data science; for Genetic Counselor award, established investigators with funded research in genomics such as genomic medicine, ethical, legal and social issues in genomics and genomic epidemiology
Award: Up to $1.25 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Feb. 25, 2021; LOI due: April 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Infectious Disease NIAID Tuberculosis Research Advancement Centers (P30 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
What: Supports applications for the Tuberculosis Research Advancement Centers (TRACs) program with the goal of providing administrative and shared research support to foster and elevate multidisciplinary tuberculosis research and provide mentorship to new investigators
Who should apply: Anyone with an interest in providing support to the TRACs
Award: Up to $3 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: March 15, 2021; LOI due: May 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Translational Science ‖ NCATS New Chemistries for Un-drugged Targets through A Specialized Platform for Innovative Research Exploration (ASPIRE) Collaborative Research Program (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
What: Supports translational and clinical research between NCATS intramural scientists and the extramural community to develop approaches that will develop new chemistries towards previously undrugged biological targets across many human conditions
Who should apply: At least one intramural scientist must be either a PI or collaborator; the program requires the full collaboration of the extramural PI of the applicant institution and the intramural investigator(s)
Award: For UG3: Up to $1.5 million/up to two years; For UH3: Up to $4/up to four years; maximum total duration is five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: April 8, 2021; LOI due: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards 

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

Multidisciplinary  Lasker Foundation Lasker Awards
What: Honors fundamental biological discoveries and clinical advances that improve human health, and to draw attention to the importance of public support of science; award categories are Basic Research, Clinical Research and Special Achievement
Who should apply: Anyone who has made an original and significant contribution in basic or clinical medical research or in public service
Award: Not specified
Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021

Hematology NHLBI Hope for Sickle Cell Disease Challenge
What: Competition to award innovative information dissemination tools, instruments or devices that help spread evidence-based information about sickle cell disease so people living with the disease can live healthier lives
Who should apply: Teams of at least three and no more than five full-time undergraduate or graduate students with a team mentor
Award: Up to $50,000 total divided among up to three winners
Deadline: Register by: Feb. 26, 2021 8:59 p.m. PT; Submit by: March 26, 2021 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer National Foundation for Cancer Research Salisbury Award Competition for Entrepreneurial Translational Research
What: Encourages scientists and early stage startups to translate their discoveries into therapies that can improve the lives of cancer patients and advance promising research innovations onto the path of commercialization
Who should apply: Investigators with translational cancer research projects that are associated with promising scientific discoveries, have viable clinical trial approval prospects and whose intellectual property has not yet been licensed or acquired by parties outside of the applying institution
Award: $5,000, $3,000 and $2,000 for first, second and third place, respectively
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Science & PINS Prize for Neuromodulation
What: Honors innovative research that modulates neural activity through physical (electrical, magnetic, optical) stimulation of targeted sites in the nervous system with implications for translational medicine
Who should apply: Investigators who are younger than 45, received their degree in the last 10 years and submitting work that was performed in the last three years
Award: $25,000
Deadline: March 15, 2021

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning immune development, clinical trial implementation and opioid use. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Pediatrics NICHD Notice of Special Interest: Biophysical and Biomechanical Aspects of Embryonic Development (R21)
What: Supports research aimed at generating new and critical information about tissue mechanics relevant to vertebrate development and understanding the basis for developmental disorders
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in embryonic development
Award: Up to $275,000/up to two years  
Deadline: Open from Feb. 16, 2021, through Nov. 17, 2022

Neurology NIA Infectious Etiology of Alzheimer’s Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research to determine whether microbial pathogens represent a causal component of Alzheimer’s disease, establish mechanisms by which microbial pathogens impact neurodegenerative processes in AD and inform aspects of future translational studies in AD
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in the etiology of Alzheimer’s
Award: Not limited/up to five years   
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 28, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative: HEALthy Brain and Child Development
What: Multiple mechanisms to support studies that examine brain and behavioral development from birth through childhood, including an emphasis on understanding the impact of in utero substance exposure on outcomes. Includes: HEAL Initiative Study (Collaborative U01- Clinical Trial Not Allowed); HEAL Initiative Study (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed); HEAL Initiative Consortium Administrative Core (U24 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed); and HEAL Initiative Data Coordinating Center (U24). Check the FOA announcements for this week for other HEAL Initiative opportunities
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in brain and child development; note that investigators are permitted to apply for only one component of the overall consortium as the PI but may serve as co-investigator on more than one component
Award: Not limited/up to five years   
Deadline: LOI due: March 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Dentistry NIDCR Dual Degree Dentist Scientist Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Transition Award (F99/K00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Provides support and mentorship to outstanding students enrolled in integrated dual degree dental and PhD programs during the transition from predoctoral student to postdoctoral scholar
Who should apply: Students enrolled in a combined, dual-degree training leading to award of both a dental degree (DDS, DMD) and a research doctoral degree
Award: Stipends, tuition and fees, and institutional allowance/up to five years    
Deadline: April 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements for NCI Division of Cancer Biology Research Programs
What: Additional funding for existing NCI grantees to start collaborative research projects
Who should apply: PIs that hold an active grant or cooperative agreement in the PS-ON, TEC, CSBC or PDMC programs; further details in announcement
Award: Not limited/one year      
Deadline: April 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: New Concepts and Early-Stage Research for Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R21) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports applications for unique and innovative recording and/or modulation nervous system technologies that are in the earliest stage of development, including new and untested ideas that are in the initial stages of conceptualization
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in recording and modulation technologies
Award: Up to $400,000/up to three years    
Deadline: May 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNHLBI Early Phase Clinical Trials for Therapeutics and/or Diagnostics (R33 Clinical Trial Required) and (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Supports investigator-initiated, phase I clinical trials for diagnostic and therapeutic interventions for heart, lung, blood and sleep disorders in adults and children
Who should apply: Anyone with an interest in phase I clinical trials for subjects within the research interests of the NHLBI
Award: For R33: Up to $4.545 million/up to three years; For R61/R33: Up to $5.045 million/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: May 4, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Early Stage Investigator Research Using Nonhuman Primate (NHP) Models (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research using nonhuman primate models performed by early-stage investigators proposing to develop new research directions using NHP models in basic science or translational research
Who should apply: Early-stage investigators who are within 10 years of their terminal degree or residency training and have at least two years of postdoctoral experience; additional eligibility info in FOA
Award: Up to $400,000/up to two years    
Deadline: June 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT 
 

Private Opportunities

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Broad PCORI Funding Announcements — Cycle 1 2021
What: Supports patient-centered comparative clinical effectiveness research projects aligned with these priority areas: Increasing Access to and Continuity of Patient-Centered Maternal Care, Improving Care for Individuals with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities Growing into Adulthood and COVID-19
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in one of the listed areas
Award: Up to $10 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 2, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Improving Methods for Conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research — Cycle 1 2021
What: Supports studies that address high-priority methodological gaps in patient-centered outcomes research and clinical comparative effectiveness research
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in patient outcomes research
Award: Up to $10 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 2, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Pragmatic Clinical Studies to Evaluate Patient-Centered Outcomes — Cycle 1 2021
What: Supports clinical trials, large simple trials or large-scale observational studies that compare two or more alternatives for addressing prevention, diagnosis, treatment or management of a disease or symptom, as well as research on improving healthcare system-level approaches to managing care or eliminating health disparities
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in one of the listed areas
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 2, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 4, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Harry Shwachman Clinical Investigator Award
What: Funding for clinically trained physicians with a commitment to cystic fibrosis research to facilitate the transition from postdoctoral training to a career in academic medicine  
Who should apply:
Junior faculty and senior fellows who plan to pursue a career as an independent biomedical researcher
Award: Up to $330,000/three years
Deadline: Feb. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Periodontology American Academy of Periodontology Foundation Finley Visiting Scholar Education Grants
What: Funding to offset honoraria and travel, promotion, and seminar costs for speakers in periodontology
Who should apply:
Accredited US periodontal programs
Award: $2,000/not specified
Deadline: March 1, 2021

Cancer Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Grants
What: Supports pediatric cancer research initiatives through three mechanisms: Basic Research Grants, Translational Research Grants and Emerging Investigator Fellowship Grants
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in pediatric cancer; Emerging Investigator awards specifically for early-career researchers who have completed no more than two years of their fellowship or faculty position by start of funding
Award: Between $50,000 and $250,000 per year/duration not specified but all have possibility of multi-year funding
Deadline: LOI due: March 1, 2021; Application due: May 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Vascular Surgery Society for Vascular Surgery Clinical Research Seed Grant
What: Supports clinical, preferably patient-oriented, research conducted with human subjects or on material of human origin such as tissues, specimens and cognitive phenomena for which an investigator directly interacts with human subjects
Who should apply:
SVS members within the first ten years of practice and fellowship- or integrated residency-trained, board-eligible, vascular surgeons within the first ten years of practice who have a full-time faculty position and an SVS member mentor
Award: $25,000/one year
Deadline: March 1, 2021

Gynecology PFD Research Foundation Research Grants
What: Supports research on the causes, prevention, cure and treatment of pelvic floor disorders through three mechanisms: Fellow Research Awards, Faculty Research Awards and June Allyson Memorial Fund Research Awards
Who should apply:
American Urogynecologic Society members who have a have a senior research mentor or mentoring team
Award: Not listed/between one and two years
Deadline: March 4, 2021

Neurology Aneurysm and AVM Foundation Cerebrovascular Research Grant Award
What: Supports research projects that aim to  understand the mechanisms of cerebrovascular disease as they relate to aneurysms, AVMs and complex vascular malformations
Who should apply:
Cerebrovascular investigators involved in basic science, clinical care and epidemiological studies
Award: $25,000/one year
Deadline: March 5, 2021

Multidisciplinary Foundation for Prader-Willi Research Research Grants
What: Supports research that advances the understanding and treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome; priorities include understanding PWS genetics, how loss of PWS-critical region genes leads to the phenotype and the neurobiology of hunger behavior in PWS
Who should apply: PIs with a primary faculty appointment at instructor or higher
Award: Up to $100,000/one year with possibility of second year renewal
Deadline: LOI due: March 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 21, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience Neurobiology of Brain Disorders
What: Supports research that addresses the biology and mechanisms of neurological and psychiatric disorders such as mechanistic insights into neurological functions at the synaptic, cellular, molecular, genetic or behavioral level across different species, including humans and vertebrate and invertebrate model organisms
Who should apply:
Independent investigators who hold a faculty position at the rank of assistant professor or higher
Award: $300,000/three years
Deadline: March 15, 2021

Cancer Melanoma Research Foundation Young Investigator Research Team Award to Advance the Field of Translational Immuno-Oncology
What: Supports research focused on either improving clinical outcomes for patients with melanoma being treated with immuno‐oncology agents or advancing the scientific understanding of immuno‐oncology and the role of the immune system in melanoma
Who should apply:
Teams of at least one PI and two co-PIs from at least two different institutions who are either postdoctoral fellows with less than five years of experience or have a title equivalent to research scientist, instructor or assistant professor
Award: Up to $300,000/two years
Deadline: March 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Pediatrics Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Pediatric Networks for the Human Cell Atlas
What: Funding for research that will contribute toward single-cell reference data for the community of patients, clinicians, and researchers engaged in pediatric research
Who should apply:
Collaborative teams with diverse expertise; each team needs a minimum of three PIs (one Coordinating PI and two Co-PIs) but may designate up to 10 total PIs, and at least one PI must be computational biologist or data scientist; another must be a pediatrician engaged in direct patient care
Award: Not limited/three years
Deadline: March 30, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Cancer Prostate Cancer Foundation 2021 Young Investigator Awards
What: Supports early-career prostate cancer researchers through funding to advance the career and research efforts of the awardee, including protected time or direct costs for laboratory science; investigators working on prostate cancer health disparities are especially encouraged to apply
Who should apply:
Postdoctoral fellows, instructors, research associates, assistant professors and equivalent within six years of their professional degree
Award: Up to $225,000/three years
Deadline: April 12, 2021, noon PT                       

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

January 2021 

Cancer NCI Revision Applications for Incorporation of Novel NCI-Supported Technology to Accelerate Cancer Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional), (U01 Clinical Trial Optional), (U54 Clinical Trials Optional), (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) and (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 22, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research FOAs Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed); Advanced Development and Validation of Emerging Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed); Innovative Biospecimen Science Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed); Innovative Molecular and Cellular Analysis Technologies for Basic and Clinical Cancer Research (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 22, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 22, 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) Application due: Jan. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NHLBI Program Project Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Jan. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Abuse NIAAA Resource-Related Research Projects (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health ‖ NIMH Notice of Special Interest: Adopting Techniques and Tools Developed from the BRAIN Initiative Toward NIMH Strategic Research Priorities Deadline: Open from Jan. 25, 2021, through May 8, 2023

Neurology NINDS Research Education Programs for Residents and Fellows in Neurological Disorders and Stroke (R25 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Stephen I. Katz Early Stage Investigator Research Project Grant (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) and (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Jan. 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNLM Grants for Scholarly Works in Biomedicine and Health (G13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 26, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIDDK Education Program Grants (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Research Education Program Utilizing Stimulating Peripheral Activity to Relieve Conditions (SPARC) – Generated Resources (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 28, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Pharmacology CDER Physiologically Based Pharmacokinetic (PBPK) Models of Oral Absorption to Simulate the Results of Bioequivalence Studies (U01) Clinical Trials Optional LOI due: Jan. 29, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NCI and NIEHS New Cohorts for Environmental Exposures and Cancer Risk (CEECR; UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and CEECR Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 29, 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 NIA and NINDS Treatments for Lewy Body Dementias–Exploratory Clinical Trial (U01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Feb. 2, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 2, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIA MD-PhD Training Program in Alzheimer’s Disease and Its Related Dementias and the Behavioral and Social Sciences (T32) Application due: Feb. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging (K76 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: Feb. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS NICHD Program Project Grants for HIV Research (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Feb. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Multidisciplinary NSF Mid-scale Research Infrastructure-2 (Mid-scale RI-2) LOI due: Feb. 3, 2021 5 p.m. PT; Preliminary proposal due: March 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 20, 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) Application due: Feb. 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Rheumatology NIAMS Clinical Observational (CO) Studies in Musculoskeletal, Rheumatic, and Skin Diseases (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed), Clinical Trial Implementation Cooperative Agreement (U01 Clinical Trial Required) and Exploratory Clinical Trial Grants in Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (R21 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due (for U01 only): Feb. 4, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Addressing Health Disparities among Immigrant Populations through Effective Interventions (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and Addressing the Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages Among Immigrant Populations (R01 Clinical trial not allowed) For Clinical Trial Not Allowed: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; For Clinical Trial Optional: May 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Discovery of Cell-based Chemical Probes for Novel Brain Targets (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Discovery of in vivo Chemical Probes for the Nervous System (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) For R01: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; For R21: Feb. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Music and Health: Understanding And Developing Music Medicine (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) For R01: Application due: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; For R21: Application due: Feb. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NOSI: Academy of Finland (AKA) – National Institutes of Health (NIH) Partnership Program Rolling from Feb. 5, 2021 through Jan. 8, 2024

Cancer NCI Cancer Prevention and Control Clinical Trials Grant Program (R01 Clinical Trial Required) and Investigator-Initiated Early Phase Clinical Trials for Cancer Treatment and Diagnosis (R01 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Notice of Special Interest: Leveraging Population-based Cancer Registry Data to Study Health Disparities Deadline: Open from Feb. 5, 2021, through May 7, 2023

Ophthalmology NEI Notice of Special Interest for the NEI Anterior Segment Initiative (ASI): Identification and Development of New Biomarkers and Effective methods to Diagnose Dry Eye Disease Deadline: Open from Feb. 5, 2021, through May 8, 2023

Substance Abuse NHGRI NOSI: High-throughput Molecular and Cellular Phenotyping Deadline: Open from Feb. 5, 2021 through Jan. 10, 2024

Audiology NIDCD Cooperative Agreement for Clinical Trials in Communication Disorders (U01 – Clinical Trial Required) and Low Risk Clinical Trials in Communication Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Required) For R01: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; For U01: LOI due: Jan. 11, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDDK High Risk Multi-Center Clinical Study Cooperative Agreement (U01 Clinical Trial Required) and High Risk Multi-Center Clinical Study Implementation Planning Cooperative Agreements (U34 Clinical Trial Optional) For U01: (Standard dates apply) Application due: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; For U34: LOI due: May 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Biomedical NLM Computational Approaches to Curation at Scale for Biomedical Research Assets (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID A Multidisciplinary Approach to Study Vaccine-elicited Immunity and Efficacy against Malaria (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund Cellular Senescence Network: Technology Development and Application (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Leveraging Big Data Science to Elucidate the Mechanisms of HIV Activity and Interaction with Substance Use Disorder (R01 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed) and (R21 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Dentistry NIDCR National Dental Practice-Based Research Network Clinical Trial or Observational Study Planning and Implementation Cooperative Agreement (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Feb. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; subsequent rounds due in June and Oct. 2021

Mental HealthNIMH and ORWH Mood and Psychosis Symptoms during the Menopause Transition (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Feb. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative Cell Census Network (BICCN) Scalable Technologies and Tools for Brain Cell Census (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 10, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

DentistryNIDCR Engaging the dental workforce to end the HIV epidemic in the U.S. (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: Feb. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Pilot resources for brain cell type-specific access and manipulation across vertebrate species (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Request for InformationNCI Inviting Comments and Suggestions on the Surgeon-Scientist effort requirement on K08 awards from the National Cancer Institute Respond by: Feb. 11, 2021

Infectious DiseaseNIAID Understanding Evolutionary Dynamics of Influenza to Inform and Improve Vaccine Strain Selection (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIEHS RESolution of InflammaTion in EnvirOnmentally Related diseasE (RESTORE) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NINDS Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) for Training of Postdoctoral Fellows (F32 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest to Encourage Eligible NIH HEAL Initiative Awardees to Apply for PA-20-222: Research Supplements to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (Admin Supp – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; subsequent due date May 15, 2021

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

MultidisciplinaryNHLBI and NIDDK Understanding and Reducing Cardiovascular Disease in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (R01 – Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Feb. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance AbuseNIAAA Improving Health Disparities in Alcohol Health Services (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Feb. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIAAA and NIDA Providing Research Education Experiences to Enhance Diversity in the Next Generation of Substance Use and Addiction Scientists (R25 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) 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

Neuroscience NSF Integrative Strategies for Understanding Neural and Cognitive Systems (NCS) Application due: Feb. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Dentistry NIDCR Small Grant Program for New Investigators (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Emergency Medicine NIGMS Exploring the Scientific Value of Existing or New Sepsis Human Biospecimen Collections (R21/R33 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Biomedicine NSF Smart Health and Biomedical Research in the Era of Artificial Intelligence and Advanced Data Science (SCH) Deadline: Feb. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Detection of HIV for Self-Testing (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 17, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NIAID and NIMH New Technologies for the In vivo Delivery of Gene Therapeutics for an HIV Cure (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 17, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Audiology NIDCD Mentored Career Development Award for Postdoctorate Au.D./Ph.D. Audiologists (K01 Clinical Trial Required), (K01 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) and (K01 No Independent Clinical Trials) Deadline: Feb. 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Assay Validation of High Quality Markers for Clinical Studies in Cancer (UH2/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (UH3 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Cellular Cancer Biology Imaging Research (CCBIR) Program (U54, Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 18, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NIA Regulation of Brain Regional and Cell Type Specific Proteome Dynamics in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 18, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Coccidioidomycosis Collaborative Research Centers (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NIAMS Mechanistic Ancillary Studies to Ongoing Clinical Projects (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 18, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Urology NIDDK GenitoUrinary Development Molecular Anatomy Project (GUDMAP) – Atlas Projects (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Reconfiguration of GenitoUrinary Development Molecular Anatomy Project (GUDMAP) /(Re)Building A Kidney (RBK) Data Hub (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Service-Ready Tools for Identification, Prevention, and Treatment of Individuals at Risk for Suicide (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Feb. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Bioengineering NSF Reproducible Cells and Organoids via Directed-Differentiation Encoding (RECODE) Preliminary proposal due: Feb. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: May 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Abuse NIAAA Prevention and Intervention Approaches for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Feb. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NICHD Notice of Special Interest: Discovery of the Genetic Basis of Conditions Associated with Down Syndrome for the INCLUDE (INvestigation of Co-occurring conditions across the Lifespan to Understand Down syndromE) Project (X01) Deadline: Feb. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund Discovery of the Genetic Basis of Childhood Cancers and of Structural Birth Defects: Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund Pilot Projects Enhancing Utility and Usage of Common Fund Data Sets (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Audiology NIDCD Early Career Research(ECR) Award (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Feb. 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

March 2021

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplement for Research and Capacity Building Efforts Related to Bioethical Issues (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: March 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Audiology NIDCD Research Dissertation Fellowship for Au.D. Audiologists (F32) LOI due: March 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryFIC and NCI International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01) Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed and International Research Scientist Development Award (IRSDA) (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Required) Deadline: March 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NIA Notice of Special Interest: Sensory and Motor System Changes as Predictors of Preclinical Alzheimer’s Disease Deadline: Open from March 11, 2021, through Nov. 13, 2021

Genomics NSF Enabling Discovery through GEnomics (EDGE) Deadline: March 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNSF Future of Work at the Human-Technology Frontier: Core Research (FW-HTF) Deadline: March 23, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neurology NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Interdisciplinary Frontiers of Understanding the Brain Deadline: March 31, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

April 2021

Rheumatology NIAMS Centers of Research Translation (CORT) (P50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: April 11, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NSF Non-Academic Research Internships for Graduate Students (INTERN) Supplemental Funding Opportunity Deadline: April 15, 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

MultidisciplinaryNIAAA Integrative Neuroscience Initiative on Alcoholism (INIA) Consortia (U01 Clinical Trial Optional), Administrative Resource Core (U24) (Clinical Trial Optional) and Research Resource (U24) (Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: LOI due: April 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: May 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Drug Abuse NIDA Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) Study Biospecimen Access (X01) Deadline: April 30, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

May 2021

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Multidisciplinary Studies of HIV/AIDS and Aging (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: May 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS NIDDK Priority HIV/AIDS Research within the Mission of the NIDDK (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: May 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Advanced Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Development of Innovative Informatics Methods and Algorithms for Cancer Research and Management (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Early-Stage Development of Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Sustained Support for Informatics Technologies for Cancer Research and Management (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: May 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Revision Applications to Support the Application of Informatics Technology for Cancer Research: (R01 Clinical Trials Optional), (U01 Clinical Trials Optional) and (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) For R01 and U01: LOI due: May 8, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; For U24: LOI due: May 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplement Opportunity to Support Global Cancer Stigma Research Deadline: May 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Aging Effects on Osteoimmunology (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) LOI due: May 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

June 2021

Translational Science NCATS Virtual Approaches Towards New Chemistries for Un-drugged Targets through A Specialized Platform for Innovative Research Exploration (ASPIRE) Collaborative Research Program (U18 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) LOI due: June 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Ophthalmology NEI Institutional Mentored Physician Scientist Award (K12 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: June 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNCI, NIAAA and NIDA Multi-Site Studies for System-Level Implementation of Substance Use Prevention and Treatment Services (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: June 19, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Abuse NIDA Translational Avant-Garde Award for Development of Medication to Treat Substance Use Disorders (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: June 26, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

August 2021

Multidisciplinary NIMH Developmental AIDS Research Centers on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) and NIMH AIDS Research Center on Mental Health and HIV/AIDS (P30 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 13, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Aug. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NIH Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Research Centers of Excellence (U54 – Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Open

Substance Abuse NIAAA NOSI: Advances in Research for the Treatment, Services, and Recovery of Alcohol Use Disorder Deadline: Open through Sept. 8, 2023

Multidisciplinary NHLBI and NIEHS NOSI: Stimulating Intervention Research to Reduce Cardiopulmonary Impacts of Particulate Matter in Air Pollution among High-Risk Populations Deadline: Open through Sept. 7, 2025

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

MultidisciplinaryNSF Dear Colleague Letter: Pilot Projects for Cyberinfrastructure Centers of Excellence Deadline: Rolling

Biology NSF Division of Integrative Organismal Systems Core Programs Applications accepted anytime

Biology NSF Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-initiated research projects (MCB) Deadline: Open

Multidisciplinary NSF Enabling Discovery through GEnomic Tools (EDGE) Deadline: Open

Biology NSF Infrastructure Innovation for Biological Research (Innovation) Deadline: Open

Biology NSF Transitions to Excellence in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Research (Transitions) Deadline: Open

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January 2021 

Sports Medicine American College of Sports Medicine Clinical Sports Medicine Endowment Deadline: Jan. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Sports Medicine American College of Sports Medicine NASA Space Physiology Research Grant Deadline: Jan. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Sports Medicine American College of Sports Medicine Paffenbarger-Blair Fund for Epidemiological Research on Physical Activity Deadline: Jan. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer American Institute for Cancer Research Investigator-Initiated Research Grant Program LOI due: Jan. 22, 2021; Application due: May 14, 2021

Urology American Urological Association Urology Care Foundation Summer Medical Student Fellowship Deadline: Jan. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology Pfizer Rheumatology Competitive Grant Program Deadline: Jan. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Aging American Federation for Aging Research Glenn Foundation for Medical Research LOI due: Jan. 25, 2021; Application due: May 2021

CancerAstellas and Pfizer Independent Medical Education Grant Applications in Oncology – Prostate Cancer Deadline: Jan. 28, 2021

Multidisciplinary L’Oréal USA For Women in Science Deadline: Jan. 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Psychology American Psychological Association Div. 37 Diane J. Willis Early Career Award Deadline: Jan. 31, 2021

February 2021

Mental Health American College Health Foundation College Well-Being Funding Opportunity Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021

Mental Health American College Health Foundation FirstRisk Advisors Initiatives in College Mental/Behavioral Health Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021

Psychology American Psychological Association Alice F. Chang Cancer Wellness Grant Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021

Neurosurgery Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Creating Opportunity & Independence Grants Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowship Program Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021

Multidisciplinary Motorola Solutions Foundation Grant Program LOI due: Feb. 1, 2021; Application due: April 15, 2021

Pharmacology PhRMA Foundation Pharmacoeconomics, Real World Data and Health Outcomes Program Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Sarcoma Foundation of America Research Grants Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing National League for Nursing Grant Deadline: Feb. 1, 2021

CancerAmerican Association for Cancer Research Lustgarten Foundation-AACR Career Development Award for Pancreatic Cancer Research in Honor of Ruth Bader Ginsburg Deadline: Feb. 4, 2021, 10 a.m. PT

Neurology Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Funding Opportunities For Core Funding: LOI due: Feb. 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: April 16, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; For Partner Funding: LOI due: Feb. 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: March 19, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
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Cancer American Society for Radiation Oncology Minority Summer Fellowship Award Deadline: Feb. 5, 2021

Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine Foundation Health Disparities Research Grant Deadline: Feb. 5, 2021

Emergency Medicine Emergency Medicine Foundation and Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Medical Student Research Grant Deadline: Feb. 5, 2021

Emergency MedicineEmergency Medicine Foundation Pilot Project Grant Deadline: Feb. 5, 2021

Cancer Leukemia Research Foundation Hollis Brownstein Research Grants Program LOI due: Feb. 5, 2021, 10 a.m. PT; Application due: April 5, 2021, 10 a.m. PT

Orthopedics American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Research Grants Deadline: Feb. 8, 2021

Surgery American Society of Transplant Surgeons Collaborative Scientist Grant Deadline: Feb. 8, 2021

SurgeryAmerican Society of Transplant Surgeons Faculty Development Grant Deadline: Feb. 8, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Hematology National Hemophilia Foundation Judith Graham Pool Postdoctoral Research Fellowships LOI due: Feb. 8, 2021, 6 a.m. PT; Application due: March 14, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Psychology National Kidney Foundation Young Investigator Grant Program Deadline: Feb. 8, 2021

NeurologyParkinson’s Foundation Movement Disorders Fellowship Deadline: Feb. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Psychology American Psychological Association Dr. Christine Blasey-Ford Grant Deadline: Feb. 15, 2021

PsychologyAmerican Psychological Association Trauma Psychology Grant Deadline: Feb. 15, 2021

Infectious Disease Bay Area Lyme Foundation 2021 Emerging Leader Awards Deadline: Feb. 15, 2021, midnight p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Biogen Medical Education Grants Deadline: Feb. 15, 2021

MultidisciplinaryDanone North America Gut Microbiome, Yogurt and Probiotics Fellowship Grant Deadline: Feb. 15, 2021

NeuroscienceEsther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Fund Klingensten-Simons Fellowship Awards in Neuroscience Deadline: Feb. 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network Bladder Cancer Young Investigator Award and Patient-Centered Clinical Research Young Investigator Award Deadline: Feb. 16, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Gastroenterology Pfizer Ulcerative Colitis Competitive Grant Program Deadline: Feb. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryRobert Wood Johnson Foundation Equity-Focused Policy Research: Building Cross-Cutting Evidence on Supports for Families with Young Children Brief proposals due: Feb. 16, 2021, noon PT; Full proposals due: May 11, 2021, noon PT
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Molecular Science Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Visual Proteomics Imaging Deadline: Feb. 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
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Neuroscience New York Stem Cell Foundation Robertson Neuroscience Investigator Awards Deadline: Feb. 17, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
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Anesthesiology Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Investigator Initiated Research Grants LOI due: Feb. 18, 2021, 3 p.m. PT; Application due: early August 2021

Orthopedics Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Injectable Orthobiologics Knee Osteoarthritis Research Grant Deadline: Feb. 21, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

OrthopedicsOrthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant Deadline: Feb. 21, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Dermatology Pfizer Inflammatory and Immune-Mediated Dermatologic Disorders Deadline: Feb. 24, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Diabetes JDRF National Diabetes Psychology Fellowship Program Deadline: Feb. 25, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Cures Within Reach Clinical Repurposing Research to Impact Veterans Deadline: Feb. 26, 2021

Audiology Hearing Health Foundation Emerging Research Grants Deadline: Feb. 26, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neurology Gilbert Family Foundation Gene Therapy Strategies for Neurofibromatosis Type 1 LOI due: Feb. 28, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 31, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

March 2021

Psychology American Psychological Association Walter Katkovsky Research Grants Deadline: March 1, 2021 

Cancer Mark Foundation Endeavor Awards Deadline: LOI due: March 1, 2021; Application due: July 2021
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Hematology Pfizer 2021 Global Hemophilia ASPIRE# Competitive Grant Program Deadline: March 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Gastroenterology American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons Research Grants Deadline: March 15, 2021

Gastroenterology Angelman Syndrome Foundation Call for Research to Address Gastrointestinal Complications Deadline: March 15, 2021, 9:59 p.m. PT

April 2021

Neurology Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative Bridge to Independence Award Program Deadline: April 12, 2021
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July 2021

Multidisciplinary Bristol Myers Squibb Foundation and National Medical Fellowships Diversity in Clinical Trials Career Development Program Deadline: July 2, 2021

Open

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

Neurology Cure SMA Newborn Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Program 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
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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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