OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of February 18, 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
OHSU SoM Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine T32 Pulmonary & Critical Care Training Grant
What: 
Program to support multidisciplinary research training for postdocs and graduate students in a range of disciplines including cell and molecular biology, whole organ pathophysiology, human based research and epidemiological research
Who should apply: Postdoctoral fellows and graduate students whose research and career trajectory are relevant to the biology and health care practices related to respiratory, critical care and sleep medicine
Award: Salary and tuition support as defined by the T32 terms/up to two years

Deadline: Feb. 28, 2021
Apply by sending the following to Samantha Ruimy: NIH-formatted biosketch; Career vision statement with comment on how this training opportunity would fit into overall trajectory in relation to pulmonary medicine (2-3 paragraphs); Research proposal/experimental plan (1-2 pages); Project narrative (2-3 sentences describing the relevance of the research to public health); and Letter of support from mentor


Multidisciplinary NIAID Human Immunology Project Consortium (HIPC) (U19 Clinical Trial Optional) and Coordinating Center (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports a project consortium that aims to characterize human immune responses/mechanisms elicited by vaccinations, vaccine adjuvants or natural infections by capitalizing on recent advances in immune profiling technologies and a coordinating center to support the consortium
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in human immune responses
Award: For project consortium: Up to $7.5 million/up to five years; For coordinating center: Up to $9 million/five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: March 18, 2021; LOI due: May 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP


Nursing  Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation Hillman Innovations in Care Program
What: Supports innovative, nursing-driven models of care that target the health and healthcare needs of groups and communities that have historically struggled against oppression, discrimination and indifference

Who should apply: Investigators from diverse professional backgrounds and interdisciplinary teams; the Foundation is particularly interested in teams that include a nurse as PI or co-PI
Award: Up to $600,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: March 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: June 1, 2021
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying


Nursing/Multidisciplinary  OHSU School of Nursing Hartford Award for Research and Practice and Interprofessional Hartford Award for Research and Practice
What:
Provides support for either SON or all OHSU faculty research and practice change projects aimed at improving the health and health care of older people in Oregon and beyond
Who should apply: Either all OHSU School of Nursing faculty who have completed a clinical or research doctorate or, for Interprofessional awards, all OHSU faculty who have completed a clinical or research doctorate and if the PI holds a primary appointment outside of the SON, there must be a Co-I from the SON
Award:
Up to $25,000/one year
Deadline: May 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply by sending applications to Marilyn Sanguinetti (with a copy to SNORDS@ohsu.edu if applying to the SON only award)

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

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

Multidisciplinary OHSU SoM Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine T32 Pulmonary & Critical Care Training Grant
What: Program to support multidisciplinary research training for postdocs and graduate students in a range of disciplines including cell and molecular biology, whole organ pathophysiology, human based research and epidemiological research
Who should apply: Postdoctoral fellows and graduate students whose research and career trajectory are relevant to the biology and health care practices related to respiratory, critical care and sleep medicine
Award: Salary and tuition support as defined by the T32 terms/up to two years
Deadline: Feb. 28, 2021
Apply by sending the following to Samantha Ruimy: NIH-formatted biosketch; Career vision statement with comment on how this training opportunity would fit into overall trajectory in relation to pulmonary medicine (2-3 paragraphs); Research proposal/experimental plan (1-2 pages); Project narrative (2-3 sentences describing the relevance of the research to public health); and Letter of support from mentor

Multidisciplinary Medical Research Foundation Awards
What: Three different award mechanisms to honor Oregon researchers: The Discovery Award acknowledges an Oregon investigator who has made significant, original contributions to health‐related research while working in Oregon; The Mentor Award is presented to an Oregonian who has provided outstanding leadership in support or development of health research, education or the advancement of health care; and the Richard T. Jones New Investigator Award recognizes an early-career investigator who shows exceptional promise in biomedical research
Who should apply: Discovery and Mentor awardees must be Oregonians; New Investigator awardees must be within seven years of completing clinical and/or post‐doctoral training
Award: For Discovery and Mentor: $6,000 and a commemorative award; For New Investigator: $3,000 and a commemorative award
Deadline: March 9, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Submit nominations through the CAP

Occupational Health Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Summer Student Research Awards
What: Paid summer internships designed to introduce undergraduate students to biomedical and occupational health research and provide unique research opportunities across various basic and applied research areas
Who should apply: Undergraduate students who are Oregon residents or attend school in Oregon who are working toward their first four-year degree
Award: $2,500/eight to ten weeks
Deadline: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

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

Dentistry ‖ School of Dentistry Exploratory Research Seed Grants
What: Funding for researchers to generate preliminary data to develop new collaborative projects; possible uses for funding include supplies, costs associated with the use of a core or working with OHSU Cores, publications and travel
Who should apply: School of Dentistry faculty in the professorial series who plan to explore new research directions or apply to career development awards, research staff who plan to generate preliminary data to seed extramural funding, and postdoctoral fellows who plan to apply for K99/R00 and equivalent career development awards
Award: Up to $10,000/one year
Deadline: April 2, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary MRF Early Clinical Investigator Award
What: Funding to further the development postdoctoral fellows or trainees who interact with human subjects and who are interested in a career in clinical research
Who should apply: Postdoctoral trainees and fellows with specific plans for a career in clinical research
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: April 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary MRF New Investigator Grant
What: Supports promising investigators in biomedical research at the beginning of their independent careers
Who should apply: Assistant professors or equivalent who are independent but new to research and don’t yet have funding sources
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: April 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary MRF and OHSU Emergency Interim Support and Bridge Funding
What: Provides funding for research programs that have lost national grant funding and enables investigators to develop data supporting application renewals; OHSU applicants can apply for both MRF Emergency Interim Support and OHSU Bridge Funding
Who should apply: Researchers who need funding to keep their programs going
Award: Up to $50,000 from both MRF and Bridge funding/one year
Deadline: April 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

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 September 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 $130,102 per year/duration not specified
Deadline: April 22, 2021, 4 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Nursing ‖ OHSU School of Nursing Hartford Award for Research and Practice
What: Provides support for SON faculty research and practice change projects aimed at improving the health and health care of older people in Oregon and beyond
Who should apply: All OHSU School of Nursing faculty who have completed a clinical or research doctorate; more eligibility details in Call for Proposals
Award: Up to $25,000/one year
Deadline: May 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply by sending applications to Marilyn Sanguinetti with a copy to SNORDS@ohsu.edu

New this week!
Multidisciplinary OHSU School of Nursing Interprofessional Hartford Award for Research and Practice
What: Provides support for OHSU faculty research and practice change projects aimed at improving the health and health care of older people through team-based science and innovations in care
Who should apply: All OHSU faculty who have completed a clinical or research doctorate; if the PI holds a primary appointment outside of the SON, there must be a Co-I from the SON, and an interprofessional research team is required; more eligibility details in Call for Proposals
Award: Up to $25,000/one year
Deadline: May 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply by sending applications to Marilyn Sanguinetti

Hepatology Brenden-Colson Center for Pancreatic Care Fellowship
What: Trains early-stage investigators for a career in research related to the biology, diagnosis or therapy of hereditary, inflammatory or malignant pancreatic disease; clinical, basic and population-based research will all be considered
Who should apply: Pancreatic researchers at the rank of postdoc, fellow, instructor, research assistant professor or similar entry-level positions who have limited or no previous work in the fields of pancreatic biology or pancreatic cancer
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: May 30, 2021
Submit applications directly to Dove Keith

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  

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

Multidisciplinary NCATS Screening for Conditions by Electronic Nose Technology (SCENT) (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports the development of a portable sensing device to detect volatile organic compounds (VOCs, i.e. scents or odors) emanating from skin and to develop a catalog of VOCs as distinct signatures for at least 20 human diseases and conditions
Who should apply: Multidisciplinary teams comprised of biomedical engineers, material scientists, biosensing experts, software engineers, chemists, clinicians, clinical trialists, biostatisticians, data analysts and/or other relevant experts in academia and industry
Award: Up to $3.7 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: March 17, 2021; LOI due: May 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Immunology NIAID Human Immunology Project Consortium (HIPC) (U19 Clinical Trial Optional) and Coordinating Center (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports a project consortium that aims to characterize human immune responses/mechanisms elicited by vaccinations, vaccine adjuvants or natural infections by capitalizing on recent advances in immune profiling technologies and a coordinating center to support the consortium
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in human immune responses
Award: For project consortium: Up to $7.5 million/up to five years; For coordinating center: Up to $9 million/five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: March 18, 2021; LOI due: May 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 4, 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

Neuroscience Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award
What: Supports basic and clinical neuroscience projects that are too innovative and speculative for traditional funding sources but have a high likelihood of producing important findings in a short time frame
Who should apply: Full-time associate professors or full professors who are studying brain function and have had major NIH or other peer-reviewed funding at least in the last three years
Award: $150,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: April 26, 2021; LOI due: June 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 28, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards 

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

Multidisciplinary Cocodrie Fly Fishing Foundation Education Award
What: Scholarships for students of all disciplines who submit compelling essays on fishing, outdoors and adventure activities
Who should apply: Students who are US citizens or permanent residents
Award: $1,500
Deadline: March 30, 2021

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning point of care, newborn disorders and HIV. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Dentistry NIDCR Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Transition Award for a Diverse Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research Workforce (F99/K00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding to support outstanding dental, oral and craniofacial graduate students from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups underrepresented in biomedical, clinical, behavioral and social sciences, over the transition from predoctoral to postdoctoral research training
Who should apply: PIs who are currently enrolled in a PhD or equivalent research degree program, a formally combined DDS/DMD-PhD program, or other combined professional/clinical and research doctoral program who require no more than two years to complete their training before transitioning to mentored postdoctoral research training; more eligibility info in FOA
Award: For F99: Stipends, tuition and fees, and institutional allowance; For K00: Salaries and fringe benefits, research and career development support, and indirect costs/up to five years
Deadline: April 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NIH Support for Conferences and Scientific Meetings (Parent R13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports high quality conferences that are relevant to the public health and to the scientific mission of the participating Institutes and Centers
Who should apply: Anyone who would benefit from funding to support a conference
Award: Not limited/up to five years
Deadline: April 12, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Ophthalmology NEI Translational Research Program (TRP) on Therapy for Visual Disorders (R24 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research that will rapidly and efficiently translate innovative laboratory research findings into therapies, devices or other resources for use by clinicians to treat visual system diseases or disorders
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in visual disorder therapies
Award: Up to $7.5 million/up to five years
Deadline: April 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Pediatrics NIH Common Fund Expert-Driven Small Projects to Strengthen Gabriella Miller Kids First Discovery (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding to engage experts in a variety of activities that will enhance the utility of childhood cancer and/or structural birth defects genomic datasets generated by the Kids First program and/or associated phenotypic datasets and resources
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in childhood cancers or structural birth defects
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years   
Deadline: LOI due: May 18, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIGMS and ORIP High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed), Limited Competition: Basic Instrumentation Grant (BIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding for groups of NIH-supported investigators to purchase or upgrade a single item of high-priced, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated instrumentation system through three different mechanisms
Who should apply: PIs who are experts on the requested instrument and are core directors or tenured or non-tenured faculty members
Award: For HEI: Between $600,001 and $2 million/up to one year; For BIG: Between $25,000 and $250,000/up to one year; For SIG: Between $50,000 and $600,000/up to one year   
Deadline: June 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Basic Research to Inform Vaccine and Therapeutic Development for Non-Polio Human Enteroviruses (NPEV) (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding to expand basic research on non-polio enteroviruses that will inform the development of pan-enterovirus vaccines and broad-spectrum antivirals against enteroviruses A, B, C and D
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in enterovirus vaccines and antivirals
Award: Not limited/up to five years   
Deadline: LOI due: June 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: July 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID and NIMH Notice of Special Interest: Secondary Analysis of Existing Datasets for Advancing Immune-mediated and Infectious Disease Research
What: Supports projects that use data, alone or in combination, to address scientific questions and knowledge gaps in basic or clinical research in immune-mediated and infectious diseases
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in immune-mediated and infectious diseases
Award: Up to $275,000/up to two years     
Deadline: Open from June 16, 2021, through May 7, 2024 
   

Other Federal Opportunities

NeuroscienceDoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Clinical Development Award
What: Supports correlative clinical research and leveraging of human-based ALS resources; types of research supported include using human subject-based resources to better define subtypes, predict therapeutic response or assess prognosis and correlating clinical trial-related biosamples, imaging, or epidemiological data with clinical outcomes
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels; early career investigators and physician scientists are encouraged to apply
Award: Up to $500,000/up to two years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 9, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceDoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic/Biomarker Pilot Trial Award
What: Supports exploratory clinical trials to demonstrate feasibility or inform the design of more advanced trials for the treatment or management of ALS
Who should apply: Independent investigators at or above the level of assistant professor (or equivalent)
Award: Up to $2 million/up to four years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 9, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceDoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic Development Award
What: Supports secondary preclinical validation and IND-enabling studies of therapeutics for ALS; preliminary data are required, including efficacy of a lead molecule/class of compounds in at least one ALS-relevant model system
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $1 million/up to three years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 9, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program Therapeutic Idea Award
What: Supports hypothesis-driven preclinical therapeutic development; applications that include development of biomarkers in parallel to the main therapeutic effort will qualify for a higher level of funding
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $600,000/up to two years 
Deadline: Pre-application due: April 9, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Bioscience NSF Understanding the Rules of Life: Emergent Networks (URoL:EN) Predicting Transformation of Living Systems in Evolving Environments
What: Supports research to understand “rules of emergence” for networks of living systems and their environments; emergent networks describe the interactions among organismal, environmental, social and human-engineered systems that are complex and often unexpected given the behaviors of these systems when observed in isolation
Who should apply: Teams of at least one PI and one co-PI with expertise in at least two of these disciplines: Biological sciences, computer and information science and engineering, education and human resources, engineering, geosciences, mathematical and physical sciences, and social, behavioral, and economic sciences
Award: Up to $3 million/up to five years 
Deadline: May 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT 
  

Private Opportunities

Orthopedics American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Biologics & Post-Traumatic Osteoarthritis Research Grant
What: Supports clinical, translational or lab-based research projects focused on post-traumatic osteoarthritis of the peripheral joints: knee, shoulder, hip, ankle, elbow
Who should apply:
Teams that include at least one AOSSM member
Award: Up to $250,000/up to three years
Deadline: March 15, 2021

Psychology American Psychological Foundation John and Polly Sparks Early Career Grant for Psychologists Investigating Serious Emotional Disturbance
What: Supports research in the area of early intervention and treatment for serious emotional disturbance in children
Who should apply:
Early-career researchers who are no more than ten years postdoctoral
Award: Up to $20,000/duration not specified
Deadline: March 15, 2021

Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Clinical Pilot and Feasibility Award
What: Supports efforts to collect enough preliminary data to determine the best strategies and methods for approaching a major question in CF that ultimately will require assessment through larger-scale research or a multi-center clinical trial
Who should apply: Independent investigators with a research interest in cystic fibrosis
Award: Up to $160,000 plus 12 percent annually for indirect costs/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: March 19, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2021, 2 p.m. PT 

Diagnostics
Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine DxQI Seed Grant Program
What: Supports diagnostic quality and safety improvement projects; 40 percent of awards will go to projects focused on vascular events, infections and cancers, 40 percent will go to reduction in diagnostic errors associated with disparities, and 20 percent will be open awards
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in misdiagnosis
Award: Up to $50,000/up to one year
Deadline: March 25, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Nursing Rita & Alex Hillman Foundation Hillman Innovations in Care Program
What: Supports innovative, nursing-driven models of care that target the health and healthcare needs of groups and communities that have historically struggled against oppression, discrimination and indifference
Who should apply: Investigators from diverse professional backgrounds and interdisciplinary teams; the Foundation is particularly interested in teams that include a nurse as PI or co-PI
Award: Up to $600,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: March 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: June 1, 2021
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Cancer Prostate Cancer Foundation Young Investigator Awards
What: Supports early-career investigators through funding that can be used innovatively and flexibly to advance the career and research efforts of the awardee, for example funding  for protected time or direct costs for laboratory science 
Who should apply:
Postdoctoral fellows, instructors, research associates, assistant professors or equivalent who are within six years of their professional degree
Award: $225,000/three years
Deadline: April 12, 2021, noon PT

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Systems for Action: Systems and Services Research to Build a Culture of Health
What: Funding to design and implement the proposed study that evaluates the impact of an innovative solution to a wrong-pocket problem involving social service systems, medical systems and/or public health systems
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in wrong-pocket problems
Award: Up to $500,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: April 30, 2021, noon PT; Application due: June 9, 2021, noon PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying                           

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

February 2021 

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

NeuroscienceNICHD 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

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) 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) Application due: Feb. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest: Promoting Research on Interoception and Its Impact on Health and Disease Deadline: Open from Feb. 25, 2021, through May 7, 2024

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

Multidisciplinary NLM Grants for Scholarly Works in Biomedicine and Health (G13 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Feb. 26, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NIA Infectious Etiology of Alzheimer’s Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Feb. 28, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

March 2021

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative Consortium Administrative Core (U24 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: March 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative Data Coordinating Center (U24) LOI due: March 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative Study (Collaborative U01- Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: March 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative Study (U01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: March 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Abuse NIDA Mentored Clinical Scientist Development Program Award in Substance Use and Substance Use Disorder Research (K12 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: March 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIA and NINDS Treatments for Lewy Body Dementias–Exploratory Clinical Trial (U01 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: March 2, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Early-Phase Clinical Trials of Novel Interventions to Prevent, Delay, or Treat Aging-Related Conditions by Targeting Aging-Related Mechanisms (U01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: March 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 17, 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) Application due: March 3, 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) Application due: March 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program Grants Artificial Intelligence for Multimodal Data Modeling and Bioinformatics Center (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed LOI due: March 6, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 6, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program Grants Clinical Centers (UG1 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: March 6, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 6, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program Grants Dietary Assessment Center (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: March 6, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 6, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program Grants Metabolomics and Clinical Assays Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: March 6, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 6, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program Grants Microbiome and Metagenomics Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: March 6, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 6, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Nutrition for Precision Health, powered by the All of Us Research Program Grants Research Coordinating Center (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: March 6, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: April 6, 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

Multidisciplinary NCI and NIA Notice of Special Interest: Understanding the effects of cancer and cancer treatment on aging trajectories and aging outcomes Deadline: Open from March 8, 2021, through Jan. 7, 2024

Substance Abuse NIDA Notice of Special Interest: High-Priority Interest to Enhance Data Science Research Training in Addiction Research Deadline: Open from March 8, 2021, through Dec. 9, 2024

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

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Cellular Senescence Network: Technology Development and Application (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: March 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

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

NeuroscienceNIA 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

Cancer NCI and ODP Social and Behavioral Intervention Research to Address Modifiable Risk Factors for Cancer in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Required) 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) Application due: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Abuse NIAAA Improving Health Disparities in Alcohol Health Services (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAAA and NIDA Providing Research Education Experiences to Enhance Diversity in the Next Generation of Substance Use and Addiction Scientists (R25 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Application due: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID HIV Vaccine Research and Design (HIVRAD) Program (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Detection of HIV for Self-Testing (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: March 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Research on Biopsychosocial Factors of Social Connectedness and Isolation on Health, Wellbeing, Illness, and Recovery (R01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) and (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: March 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID and NIMH New Technologies for the In vivo Delivery of Gene Therapeutics for an HIV Cure (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: March 17, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Cellular Cancer Biology Imaging Research (CCBIR) Program (U54, Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: March 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience  NIA Regulation of Brain Regional and Cell Type Specific Proteome Dynamics in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: March 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) Application due: March 18, 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

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

April 2021

CancerDoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Clinical Translational Research Award Pre-application due: April 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: April 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Ovarian Cancer Academy Award – Early-Career Investigator Pre-application due: April 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Pilot Award Pre-application due: April 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program Proteogenomics Research Award Pre-application due: April 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerNCI Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements to Support Collaborations with the NCI-supported Drug Resistance and Sensitivity Network (DRSN) Deadline: April 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Lung Cancer Research Program Career Development Award Pre-application due: April 6, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: April 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Lung Cancer Research Program Concept Award Pre-application due: April 6, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: April 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Dentistry NIDCR Dual Degree Dentist Scientist Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Transition Award (F99/K00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: April 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Cancer NCI Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements for NCI Division of Cancer Biology Research Programs Deadline: April 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Neuroscience NIA Institutional Training Programs to Advance Translational Research on Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and AD-Related Dementias (T32) LOI due: April 25, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 25, 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

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: New Concepts and Early-Stage Research for Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R21) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: May 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NHLBI Early Phase Clinical Trials for Therapeutics and/or Diagnostics (R33 Clinical Trial Required) and (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: May 4, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 4, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple 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 Optional: May 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Multidisciplinary NIDDK 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 U34: LOI due: May 9, 2020 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 9, 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: May 15, 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

Neuroscience NIA The Cellular Scale Connectome in Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: May 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: June 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

June 2021

Cancer NCI Notice of Special Interest: Leveraging Real-World Imaging Data for Artificial Intelligence-based Modeling and Early Detection of Abdominal Cancers Deadline: Open from June 5, 2021, through Jan. 8, 2024

Immunology NIAID Notice of Special Interest: Complement in Basic Immunology (CIBI) Deadline: Open from June 5, 2021, through Jan. 7, 2023

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

Audiology NIDCD Research Career Enhancement Award for Established Investigators (K18 Clinical Trial Required), (K18 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) and (K18 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: June 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; subsequent deadline on Oct. 8, 2021

Ophthalmology NEI Institutional Mentored Physician Scientist Award (K12 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: June 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: June 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; subsequent deadline on Oct. 8, 2021

Aging NIA Academic Leadership Career Award (K07 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: June 12, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryAHRQ Using Innovative Digital Healthcare Solutions to Improve Quality at the Point of Care (R21/R33 – Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: June 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; subsequent deadline on Oct. 16, 2021

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Early Stage Investigator Research Using Nonhuman Primate (NHP) Models (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: June 16, 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

Neuroscience Multiple NIH Organizations NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research: Tools and Technologies to Explore Nervous System Biomolecular Condensates (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 15, 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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February 2021 

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

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

HIV/AIDS amfAR Target Grants Request login credentials by: Feb. 24, 2021, noon PT; LOI due: March 3, 2021, noon PT; Application due: First week of May 2021

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

Women’s Health Society of Family Planning Research Fund Innovations in medication abortion service delivery Deadline: Feb. 25, 2021

Mental Health Cigna Healthier Kids For Our Future® Mental Health Grant Deadline: Feb. 26, 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

Neuroscience 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

Cardiology Abbott Fellowship Program Grants Deadline: March 1, 2021

Periodontology American Academy of Periodontology Foundation Finley Visiting Scholar Education Grants Deadline: March 1, 2021

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

Pulmonology ENTELLIGENCE Young Investigator Program LOI due: March 1, 2021; Application due: May 19, 2021

Cancer Mark Foundation Endeavor Awards Deadline: LOI due: March 1, 2021; Application due: July 2021
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Cancer Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Grants LOI due: March 1, 2021; Application due: May 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Hematology Pfizer 2021 Global Hemophilia ASPIRE# Competitive Grant Program Deadline: March 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Vascular Surgery Society for Vascular Surgery Clinical Research Seed Grant Deadline: March 1, 2021

Multidisciplinary United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation Accelerators Prize Deadline: March 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Psychosocial Research Grants LOI due: March 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 13, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Gynecology PFD Research Foundation Research Grants Deadline: March 4, 2021

Neuroscience Aneurysm and AVM Foundation Cerebrovascular Research Grant Award Deadline: March 5, 2021

Multidisciplinary Foundation for Prader-Willi Research Research Grants LOI due: March 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 21, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Family Medicine American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation Family Medicine Cares Resident Service Award Deadline: March 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Lorraine D. Eyde Fund Grants Deadline: March 15, 2021

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

Cancer Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Fellowship Award Deadline: March 15, 2021, 1 p.m. PT
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Neuroscience McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience Neurobiology of Brain Disorders Deadline: March 15, 2021

Cancer Melanoma Research Foundation Young Investigator Research Team Award to Advance the Field of Translational Immuno-Oncology Deadline: March 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Sigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research Deadline: March 15, 2021

Neuroscience Christopher & Dana Reeve Foundation National Paralysis Resource Center Quality of Life Grants Deadline: March 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Bioscience Paul G. Allen Frontiers Group Ask Anything, Change Everything Deadline: March 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT
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Pediatrics Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Awards Deadline: March 16, 2021, 11 a.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program Deadline: March 17, 2021, noon PT
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Cancer Sontag Foundation Distinguished Scientist Award Deadline: March 17, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Vera and Joseph Dresner Foundation MDS Research Fund LOI due: March 19, 2021, noon PT; Application due: July 9, 2021, noon PT

NeuroscienceOrganization for Autism Research Applied Research Competition Pre-proposal due: March 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 2, 2021

Neuroscience American Epilepsy Society Infrastructure Grants Deadline: March 24, 2021

Environmental Health Health Effects Institute Walter A. Rosenblith New Investigator Award Preliminary application due: March 24, 2021; Application due: Sept. 1, 2021

Ophthalmology Foundation Fighting Blindness Career Development Awards Deadline: March 25, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Pediatrics Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Pediatric Networks for the Human Cell Atlas Deadline: March 30, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
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CardiologyPfizer Local Level Educational Grants Program to Increase Awareness & Understanding of Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) Deadline: March 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Orthopedics Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation OREF/JRGOS Resident Research Project Grant Deadline: March 31, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Simons Foundation/SFARI Research Match Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity Deadline: March 31, 2021
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April 2021

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Visionary Grants Deadline: April 1, 2021

Multidisciplinary Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Engagement Award: Capacity Building LOI due: April 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 12, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Engagement Award: Dissemination Initiative LOI due: April 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: July 12, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

CardiologyPfizer Quality Improvement Grants to Support Development of Cardiac Amyloid Centers Deadline: April 8, 2021, 9 p.m. PT

Neuroscience James S. McDonnell Foundation Opportunity Awards Deadline: April 9, 2021, 1:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Pfizer and Prostate Cancer Foundation Health Equity Challenge Awards LOI due: April 9, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Prostate Cancer Foundation 2021 Young Investigator Awards Deadline: April 12, 2021, noon PT

NeuroscienceSimons Foundation Autism Research Initiative Bridge to Independence Award Program Deadline: April 12, 2021
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Neuroscience Angelman Syndrome Foundation General Research Submissions Deadline: April 15, 2021

CardiologyPfizer Closing Knowledge Gaps in Transthyretin Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM) Deadline: April 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation Promoting Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Parkinson’s Disease Research LOI due: April 21, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

June 2021

Endocrinology Pfizer Acromegaly Competitive Grant Program Deadline: June 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Endocrinology Pfizer Growth Hormone Research Competitive Grant Program Deadline: June 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Endocrinology Pfizer Pediatric Endocrinology Fellowship Competitive Grant Program Deadline: June 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cardiology Pfizer Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis Fellowship Deadline: June 15, 2021, 9 p.m. PT

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

NeuroscienceCure 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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