OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of August 5, 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 
Bioethics Greenwall Foundation 2022 Faculty Scholars Program
What: Supports junior faculty to carry out innovative bioethics research that goes beyond current work in bioethics to help resolve ethical issues in clinical, biomedical and public health decision-making, policy and practice

Who should apply: Junior faculty whose appointment allows at least 50 percent of their effort to perform research; priority given to applicants who have not yet been considered for tenure or an equivalent promotion
Award: Support for 50 percent of faculty’s salary plus benefits/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 12, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT;
Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP


Multidisciplinary Rita Allen Foundation 2022 Scholars Program
What:
Supports basic biomedical research in the fields of cancer, immunology and neuroscience distinguished by its bold approach to basic scientific questions that address problems of global concern and its potential for leadership and collaboration
Who should apply: Early career independent investigators preferably in the first three years of their tenure track who have received committed startup funds and lab space from their institution
Award: Up to $550,000/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 12, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT;
Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP


NeuroscienceSociety for Neuroscience Peter Seeburg Integrative Neuroscience Prize
What: 
Recognizes investigators who have successfully embedded molecular and cellular events in a circuit and systems context to make significant advances in explaining cognitive and behavioral processes such as emotion, learning, memory, attention and decision-making
Who should apply: Nominees do not need to be SfN members, but nominations must be made or endorsed by an SfN member and self-nominations are not allowed
Award: $100,000
Deadline: Aug. 13, 2021, 2 p.m. PT


Multidisciplinary ‖ Sony Research Awards
What: 
Funding for cutting-edge academic research to help build a collaborative relationship between faculty and Sony researchers; Faculty Innovation Award and Focused Research Award available
Who should apply: Full-time professors, associate professors and assistant professors who are eligible to supervise Ph.D. students
Award: Between $100,000 and $150,000/one year with possibility of extension
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT


Multidisciplinary American Society for Clinical Investigation and Harrington Discovery Institute Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine
What:
Honors a physician-scientist who has moved science forward with achievements notable for innovation, creativity and potential for clinical application
Who should apply: Physician-scientists; self-nominations not permitted
Award: $20,000
Deadline: Sept. 20, 2021

Internal Opportunities 

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: Aug. 16, 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: Aug. 16, 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: Aug. 16, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary OHSU Faculty Excellence and Innovation Awards
What: Funding to retain and empower exceptionally innovative early- and middle-stage investigators and accelerate their transition to sustained independent productivity; nominations will be made by chairs, directors or deans
Who should apply: Either early-stage investigators who are within 10 years of completing their terminal research degree or medical residency and/or within six years of being hired in a tenure-equivalent faculty position and who have not yet competed successfully for substantial independent funding from the NIH or other agencies; or mid-stage or early-independent investigators who are within 10 years of receiving their first substantial independent funding (R01 equivalent) from the NIH or other agencies
Award: $750,000/three years
Deadline: Aug. 27, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary NIGMS, OHSU Research & Innovation and Vollum Institute OHSU Postbaccalaureate Research Education Program (PREP)
What: Program for recruiting and retaining Persons Excluded because of their Ethnicity or Race (PEER) postbacs for an intensive, mentored experience research experience with the goal to prepare them for pursuing a graduate degree in biomedical research
Who should apply: Researchers who have graduated or are in the process of graduating with a baccalaureate degree in a biomedically relevant science from an accredited college or university after June 1st, 2018, are US citizens, nationals or permanent residents, are not currently enrolled in a degree program and belong to a group considered to be underrepresented in the field of biomedical research; see more details
Award: Competitive research assistant salary and health benefits/one year
Deadline: Application review continues until all positions are filled
Send questions to PREPtograd@ohsu.edu
Apply through the CAP

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

Multidisciplinary ‖ 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

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

Public Health OHSU-PSU School of Public Health Kickstarter Awards
What: Funding to support pre-award activities that advance the preparation of high-quality grant or contract applications
Who should apply: OHSU and PSU faculty with primary appointment in OHSU-PSU School of Public Health who have an extramural RFA or other opportunity identified
Award: Between $500 and $5,000/up to six months
Deadline: Accepted on a rolling basis through March 31, 2022
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: Supports young immunologists and cancer immunologists by continuing their training under the guidance of a world-renowned immunologist who mentors the fellow and prepares them for a productive and successful career in cancer immunology
Who should apply: Postdocs working in immunology or cancer immunology who have less than five years of relevant postdoc experience
Award: $175,000/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 5, 2021; Application due: Oct. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund NIH Faculty Institutional Recruitment for Sustainable Transformation (FIRST) Program: FIRST Cohort (U54 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Establishes a program called the FIRST Cohort is to transform culture at NIH-funded extramural institutions by building a self-reinforcing community of scientists committed to diversity and inclusive excellence
Who should apply: Faculty who are competitive for an advertised research tenure-track or equivalent faculty position (positions must be at the assistant professor (or equivalent) level), have not held a position at this level and have demonstrated strong commitment to promoting diversity and inclusive excellence
Award: Up to $10.245 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 5, 2021; LOI due: Aug. 24, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 24, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Bioethics Greenwall Foundation 2022 Faculty Scholars Program
What: Supports junior faculty to carry out innovative bioethics research that goes beyond current work in bioethics to help resolve ethical issues in clinical, biomedical and public health decision-making, policy and practice
Who should apply: Junior faculty whose appointment allows at least 50 percent of their effort to perform research; priority given to applicants who have not yet been considered for tenure or an equivalent promotion
Award: Support for 50 percent of faculty’s salary plus benefits/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 12, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary Rita Allen Foundation 2022 Scholars Program
What: Supports basic biomedical research in the fields of cancer, immunology and neuroscience distinguished by its bold approach to basic scientific questions that address problems of global concern as well as its potential for learning, leadership and collaboration
Who should apply: Early career independent investigators preferably in the first three years of their tenure track who have received committed startup funds and lab space from their institution
Award: Up to $550,000/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 12, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT;
Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Neuroscience Warren Alpert Foundation Distinguished Scholars Fellowship Award
What: Supports postdoctoral neuroscience researchers by helping them become a full-time faculty member at the assistant professor level or higher and/or to assist in the development of a laboratory program that would lead to independent funding
Who should apply: Researchers with a postdoctoral research position at a US medical school, research institute or academic hospital  who have completed a minimum of three years of a neuroscience-related postdoctoral fellowship by July 1, 2022
Award: $400,000/two years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 7, 2021; Application due: Nov. 1, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Psychology American Psychological Foundation 2022 Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship
What: Supports young scholars with psychological careers such as child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational and developmental psychopathology and scholarly work contributing to the advancement of knowledge in these areas
Who should apply: Researchers who have completed doctoral candidacy at the time of application (documentation required) and demonstrated research competence and area commitment
Award: Up to $25,000/up to one year
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 27, 2021; Application due: Nov. 15, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards

New this week!
Neuroscience Society for Neuroscience Jennifer N. Bourne Prize in Brain Ultrastructure
What: 
Recognizes an early-career neuroscientist for outstanding work that advances our understanding of brain structure and structure-function relationships at the nanometer scale
Who should apply: Nominees do not need to be SfN members, but nominations must be made or endorsed by an SfN member and self-nominations are not allowed
Award: $5,000
Deadline: Aug. 13, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

New this week!
NeuroscienceSociety for Neuroscience Peter Seeburg Integrative Neuroscience Prize
What: Recognizes investigators who have successfully embedded molecular and cellular events in a circuit and systems context to make significant advances in explaining cognitive and behavioral processes such as emotion, learning, memory, attention and decision-making
Who should apply: Nominees do not need to be SfN members, but nominations must be made or endorsed by an SfN member and self-nominations are not allowed
Award: $100,000
Deadline: Aug. 13, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

New this week!
Multidisciplinary American Society for Clinical Investigation and Harrington Discovery Institute Harrington Prize for Innovation in Medicine

What: Honors a physician-scientist who has moved science forward with achievements notable for innovation, creativity and potential for clinical application
Who should apply: Physician-scientists; self-nominations not permitted
Award: $20,000
Deadline: Sept. 20, 2021

Immunology Michelson Philanthropies & Science Prize for Immunology
What: Supports young investigators who apply their expertise to perform research that has a lasting impact on vaccine and immunotherapy, with a focus on transformative research in human immunology and trans-disease applications to accelerate vaccine and immunotherapeutic discovery
Who should apply: Immunology researchers who are no older than 35 years old and whose research they are applying with was performed within the last three years
Award: $30,000 for grand prize winner and $10,000 for runner up
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

Multidisciplinary BII & Science Prize for Innovation
What: Recognizes researchers who are asking fundamental questions at the intersection of the life sciences and entrepreneurship and can show that they have combined outstanding basic science with an eye toward application in the marketplace
Who should apply: Researchers who have finished their Ph.D.-level education within the last 10 years; prizes are awarded based on work completed within the last three years
Award: $25,000 for grand prize winner and $10,000 for two runners up
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021

COVID-19 Opportunities

Due to the decline in new funding opportunities related to COVID-19, we are transitioning the separate COVID-19 Funding Alerts to this space. You can still view the archive of COVID-19 Funding Alerts, and a list of still-open opportunities will be updated weekly.

New this week!
Multidisciplinary ‖ AHRQ, HRSA and NIH Extension of COVID Flexibilities for Instruction in the Responsible Conduct of Research
What: 
Announces that the flexibilities in the method of instruction in the responsible conduct of research permitted during the declared COVID-19 public health emergency will be extended through the end of December 2021

Multidisciplinary NHLBI Request for Information (RFI): Input on Technologies and Approaches that can Identify Individuals Susceptible to Developing Post-Acute-Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection (PASC)
What: Invites comments and suggestions on a proposal for a trans-NIH research initiative that will support the development of novel research approaches that enable the identification of patients or patient populations susceptible to developing post-acute-sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 infection
Who should apply: Anyone with information on novel prognostics that could be used to identify and validate prognostic biomarkers and biosignatures that could predict susceptibility of individuals to long-term consequences of COVID-19
Award: No award associated with RFIs
Deadline: Aug. 27, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS NIAID, NIDA and NIMH Notice of Special Interest (NOSI) HIV/AIDS in the Era of COVID-19: When Pandemics Collide
What: Supports research on the impact and strategies needed to adapt the HIV/AIDS response through agile and innovative support of prevention and care and the maintenance of sustained HIV viral suppression during the COVID-19 pandemic
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in HIV/AIDS and COVID-19
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through
Deadline: Open from Sept. 7, 2021 through May 7, 2024

HIV/AIDS NICHD Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Competitive Revision and Administrative Supplements to Existing NICHD HIV Grants and Cooperative Agreements to Understand HIV Health Impacts of COVID-19
What: Supports biomedical research to understand the effects of infection with HIV and SARS-CoV-2 among populations central to the NICHD mission
Who should apply: PIs with an existing NICHD grant who want to study SARS-CoV-2 and HIV
Award: Up to $150,000/one year
Deadline: Sept. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NICHD Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Vaccine Access, Acceptance and Uptake among Children, Adolescents, Pregnant and Lactating Women, and Persons with Disabilities
What: Supports research that addresses dimensions of access, acceptance and uptake of CDC-recommended vaccines among infants, children, adolescents, pregnant and lactating women and persons with disabilities, especially among populations who are underserved or experience health disparities
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in vaccines and any of the NOSI’s listed populations
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through
Deadline: Open from Sept. 8, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024

Infectious Disease NIAID Emergency Awards: Antiviral Drug Discovery (AViDD) Centers for Pathogens of Pandemic Concern (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports comprehensive multidisciplinary research centers focused on innovative antiviral drug development targeting coronaviruses, emphasizing SARS-CoV-2 and one or more select RNA viruses with pandemic potential
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in antiviral drug development that targets coronaviruses
Award: Up to $15 million for FY2022/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 22, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NSF Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention Phase I: Development Grants (PIPP Phase I)
What: Supports fundamental research and capabilities needed to tackle grand challenges in infectious disease pandemics through prediction and prevention
Who should apply: Teams with balanced participation from computer and information science, biology, engineering and social, behavioral and economic sciences as relevant to the identified Grand Challenge problem
Award: Up to $25 million for 25 to 30 awards/not specified
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning neuroscience, cancer immunotherapy and translational science. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Genomics NHGRI Investigator Initiated Research in Computational Genomics and Data Science (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports fundamental genomics research that develops innovative analytical methodologies and approaches, early-stage development of tools and software and refinement or hardening of software and tools of high value to the biomedical genomics community
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in computational genomics
Award: For R01: Up to $2.5 million/up to five years; For R21: Up to $275,000/up to two years   
Deadline: R01 due: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; R21 due: Oct. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Utilizing Invasive Recording and Stimulating Opportunities in Humans to Advance Neural Circuitry Understanding of Mental Health Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports applications that pursue invasive neural recording studies focused on mental health-relevant questions and target a gap in the scientific knowledge of neural circuit function related to mental health disorders
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in invasive neural recording
Award: For R01: Not limited/up to five years; For R21: Up to $275,000/up to two years   
Deadline: R01 due: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; R21 due: Oct. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Immune Responses to Arthropod Feeding on Vertebrate Hosts
What: Supports transdisciplinary research projects to understand the immunologic events in the vertebrate host that occur at the bite site and systemically during and after feeding by hematophagous and ectoparasitic arthropods
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in arthropod immune responses
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through    
Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 7, 2024

Neuroscience Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative Cell Atlas Network (BICAN): Specialized Collaboratory on Human, Non-human Primate, and Mouse Brain Cell Atlases (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports specialized collaboratories that will adopt scalable technology platforms, streamlined sampling strategies and assay cascade to create comprehensive and highly granular brain cell atlases in human, non-human primates and mice in coordination and collaboration with other BRAIN Initiative Cell Atlas Network projects; see also RFA-MH-21-235 and RFA-MH-21-237
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in brain cell atlases
Award: Not limited/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 9, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

CancerNCI Research Centers for Cancer Systems Biology (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding for multi-project research centers that address challenges in basic cancer biology that require a coordinated systems biology approach
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in basic cancer biology; the use of the multi-PD/PI mechanism is encouraged
Award: Up to $7.5 million/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 12, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 12, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Endocrinology NIDDK Pilot and Feasibility Studies to Improve Technology Adoption and Reduce Health Disparities in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (R01 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Supports pilot and feasibility trials of interventions designed to improve technology adoption in individuals from underrepresented backgrounds with type 1 diabetes mellitus
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in type 1 diabetes mellitus
Award: Up to $1.1 million/up to four years    
Deadline: LOI due: Feb. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
 

Administrative Supplements

Multidisciplinary NIA and NINDS Notice of Special Interest: Adding TBI Assessments to AD/ADRD Cohorts 

Other Federal Opportunities

Surgery DoD Reconstructive Transplant Research Program Advanced Technology Development Award
What: 
Supports research critical for the translation of promising preclinical findings into products focused on reconstructive transplantation
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $1.5 million/up to three years
Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Surgery DoD Reconstructive Transplant Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award
What: Supports studies with the potential to make an important contribution to the reconstructive transplant research field, patient care and quality of life
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $1.5 million/up to three years
Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT
 

Private Opportunities

Gastroenterology American Gastroenterological Association Pilot Research Award in Digestive Disease Health Disparities
What: Supports new research projects in health and health care disparities in digestive diseases
Who should apply:
Full-time faculty who are AGA members and performing any type of basic, translational and clinical research relevant to digestive disorders
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 26, 2021

Urology Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Awards
What: Supports one- or two-year mentored research training for clinical and postdoctoral fellows or early-career faculty
Who should apply:
Clinical and postdoctoral fellows who are no more than five years beyond completing a doctorate or residency and early career investigators who are in the first five years of their faculty position
Award: Up to $80,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Aug. 26, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2021

Audiology Usher Syndrome Society Translational Research Grants
What: Supports translational research on Usher syndrome through two research areas: preclinical research, defined as basic science research with a direct link to the clinical population, and mechanism-based therapeutic development
Who should apply:
Tenure-track faculty with a research interest in usher syndrome
Award: Up to $200,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Aug. 27, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

SurgeryAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Anastomotic Leak Grant
What: Supports research to reduce the incidence and severity of anastomotic leaks following lower gastrointestinal tract surgery
Who should apply:
Investigators who have investigator-initiated, hypothesis-driven anastomotic leak research projects; ASCRS members must be PI or co-PIs
Award: Up to $67,00/one year
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2021

Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Roche Collaborative Research Fellowship
What: A fellowship that pairs researchers from developing countries with established scientists to strengthen ophthalmic research capacities through a one-year project, which can include additional training in specialty equipment or research methodologies
Who should apply:
ARVO members who have completed their terminal degree within the past 10 years
Award: Up to $10,000/up to one year
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceAmgen Competitive Grant Program in Migraine Research
What: Supports early career investigators with novel research that aims to advance the medical knowledge of migraine
Who should apply:
Early career investigators, which Amgen defines as interns, residents, fellows and healthcare professionals within five years of completion of their most recent training/academic program
Award: Up to $150,000/not specified
Deadline: Sept. 3, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Massage Therapy Foundation Research Award
What: Supports basic, applied and translational research studies focused on investigating massage therapy as wellness, medical, mental health treatment and/or prevention intervention
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in massage therapy
Award: Up to $300,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 10, 2021; Application due: Dec. 6, 2021

NeuroscienceMichael J. Fox Foundation Alpha-synuclein Seed Amplification Assay Program
What: Supports research that will facilitate integration of alpha-synuclein seed amplification assays into clinical studies for the purposes of predicting prognosis, tracking disease progression and monitoring therapeutic response
Who should apply:
Independent investigators with an interest in alpha-synuclein seed amplification assays
Award: Up to $3 million for three projects/up to three years
Deadline: Sept. 13, 2021

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants
What: Supports projects that use psychology to solve social problems in the following priority areas; applying psychology to at-risk, vulnerable populations, preventing violence, understanding the connection between behavior and health and understanding and eliminating stigma and prejudice
Who should apply:
Graduate students and early-career researchers who are no more than ten years postdoctoral
Award: Up to $3,000/one year
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021

Multidisciplinary Sony Research Awards
What: Funding for cutting-edge academic research to help build a collaborative relationship between faculty and Sony researchers; Faculty Innovation Award and Focused Research Award available
Who should apply:
Full-time professors, associate professors and assistant professors who are eligible to supervise Ph.D. students
Award: Between $100,000 and $150,000/one year with possibility of extension
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT

Substance Use Foundation for Opioid Response Efforts Engaging and Empowering Vulnerable Families and Communities to Prevent Opioid Use Disorder and Overdose
What: Supports projects that aim to improve, expand and scale evidence-based family-, school-, and community-based opioid use prevention services for children and families, particularly for those at highest risk
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in opioid use prevention
Award: Up to $150,000/up to three years
Deadline: Concept note due: Sept. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceMichael J. Fox Foundation Funding Programs
What: Supports Parkinson’s disease research through the following mechanisms: Therapeutic Pipeline Program: Pre-clinical and Clinical; Target Advancement: Tool Generation and Target Validation; Cellular Phenotyping in Human iPSCs; Parkinson’s Pathway Molecular Data Analysis; and MRI Biomarkers: Data Analysis and Tool Generation 
Who should apply:
Dependent upon mechanism
Award: Between $200,000 and $1 million/between one and three years
Deadline: Sept. 28, 2021

CancerPfizer Pre-clinical & Translational Research in Multiple Myeloma
What: Supports pre-clinical projects with a focus on correlation between soluble B-cell Maturation Antigen (sBCMA) at baseline with FLC, M-spike, deepness of overall response, MRD-negativity, and response to prior therapy and understanding the kinetics of sBCMA vs long-term responses (e.g., DoR, PFS, OS), among other topics
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in multiple myeloma
Award: Up to $150,000/up to two years
Deadline: Sept. 28, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Pfizer Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Peer-to-Peer Education & Support Competitive Grant Program
What: Supports research to improve and build confidence in the mitigation and management of Veno-Occlusive Disease in order to optimize outcomes for Relapsed/Refractory ALL patients who are hematopoietic stem cell transplant-eligible
Who should apply:
Hematology/Oncologists and all members of multidisciplinary teams caring for patients with R/R ALL
Award: Up to $250,000/up to two years
Deadline: Oct. 11, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT                                               

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

August 2021

Neurology NIA Postdoctoral Fellowship Award to Promote Diversity in Translational Research for AD/ADRD (F32 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Aug. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Systems Approach to Understand Mechanisms of Heterogeneous Response to Influenza (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI The Early Detection Research Network: Clinical Validation Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 9, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Blueprint Neurotherapeutics Network (BPN): Biologic-based Drug Discovery and Development for Disorders of the Nervous System (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIDA Cutting-Edge Basic Research Awards (CEBRA) (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program Translational Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

RheumatologyDoD Scleroderma Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 25, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Scleroderma Research Program Translational Research Partnership Award Pre-application due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 25, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Chronic, Non-Communicable Diseases and Disorders Across the Lifespan: Fogarty International Research Training Award (NCD-LIFESPAN) (D43 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Neuroscience Air Force Research Laboratory Brain-Derived Neuromorphic Computing with Intelligent Materials Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIAAA Collaborative Initiative on Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (CIFASD), Research Project (U01 Clinical Trial optional) Application due: Aug. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use DoD Alcohol and Substance Abuse Disorder Research Program Consortium Award Pre-application due: Aug. 18, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Genomics NHGRI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Transition Award for a Diverse Genomics Workforce (F99/K00) Deadline: Aug. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Aug. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Endocrinology NIDDK Kidney Precision Medicine Project Recruitment Sites (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 23, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 23, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Lupus Research Program Idea Award Pre-application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Lupus Research Program Impact Award Pre-application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Lupus Research Program Transformative Vision Award Pre-application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Understanding and Addressing the Impact of Structural Racism and Discrimination on Minority Health and Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID Radiation-Induced Immune Dysfunction (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Aug. 24, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health Central Oregon Health Council Measure Development for Behavioral Health Specialty Care and Primary Care Deadline: Aug. 26, 2021, noon p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNSF GERMINATION: Germination of Research Questions for Addressing Critical Societal Challenges LOI due: Aug. 27, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary DoD Combat Readiness – Medical Research Program Rapid Development and Translational Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 31, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

September 2021

Cancer NCI Metabolic Dysregulation and Cancer Risk Program, Research Grants: a Transdisciplinary Approach to Obesity-Associated Research (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 6, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Endocrinology NIDDK Short-Term Research Experience Program to Unlock Potential (STEP-UP) (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Sept. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s Transformative Research Awards (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Sept. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 2, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Sept. 2, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology NIAID Emerging Science and Technology in Transplantation (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Sept. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Integration of Imaging and Fluid-Based Tumor Monitoring in Cancer Therapy (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 5, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Comprehensive Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus from Populations with Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 6, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Multiple Sclerosis Research Program Early Investigator Research Award Pre-application due: Sept. 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerNCI Cancer Prevention-Interception Targeted Agent Discovery Program (CAP-IT) Centers (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 7, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Development & Testing of Novel Interventions to improve HIV Prevention, Treatment, and Program Implementation for People Who Use Drugs (R34 Clinical Trial Required) Deadline: Sept. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Development and Validation of Novel Tools to Probe Cell-Specific and Circuit-Specific Processes in the Brain (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Program on the Origins of Gastroesophageal Cancers (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNICHD Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Vaccine Access, Acceptance and Uptake among Children, Adolescents, Pregnant and Lactating Women, and Persons with Disabilities Deadline: Open from Sept. 8, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Sept. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Interventions Designed to Change the Culture to Mitigate or Eliminate Sexual Harassment in the Biomedical Research Enterprise Deadline: Open from Sept. 13, 2021 through Oct. 14, 2023

Substance Use NCCIH, NIAMS and NIDA HEAL Initiative: Novel Targets for Opioid Use Disorders and Opioid Overdose (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNEI, NIAID and NIEHS CCRP Initiative: Chemical Threat Agent-induced Pulmonary and Ocular Pathophysiological Mechanisms (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS NIAID, NIDA and NIMH Innovative Models for Delivering PrEP and STI Services to Stop HIV in the United States (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Biomedical NIGMS Research on Interventions that Promote the Careers of Individuals in the Biomedical Research Enterprise (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Academy of Kidney Cancer Investigators – Early-Career Investigator Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Clinical Research Nurse Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Exploratory Studies to Investigate the Mechanisms of Interrelationship between Sleep and Substance Use Disorders (R61/R33 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) LOI due: Sept. 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIDA Mechanistic Studies on the Impact of Social Inequality on the Substance Use Trajectory (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 14, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Integration and Analysis of BRAIN Initiative Data (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIDA Large Scale Mapping and/or Molecular Profiling of Ensembles and/or Cell-Types Mediating Opioid Action in the Rodent Brain (R01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceAir Force Research Laboratory Neuroscience of Decision Making Deadline: Sept. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Identification and Characterization of Bioactive Microbial Metabolites for Advancing Research on Microbe-Diet-Host Interactions (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNIA Primary Care-Based Screening and Intervention Development for Prevention of Abuse in Older and Vulnerable Adults in the Context of Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Promoting Bunyavirales Basic Science Research (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 22, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNSF and UKRI Dear Colleague Letter: UKRI/BBSRC – NSF/BIO Lead Agency Opportunity in Biological informatics, Microbes and the Host Immune System, Quantum Biology, and Synthetic Cell ITS due: Sept. 22, 2021; Full proposals due: Jan. or Feb. 2022 depending on funding organization

CancerNCI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Expanding Cancer Control Research in Persistent Poverty Areas Deadline: Open from Sept. 24, 2021 through May 8, 2023

MultidisciplinaryNIAID and OD Shared Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Resources (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 24, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary AHRQ Large Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects for Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections (R18) Deadline: Sept. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NEI Vision Research Epidemiology Grant (UG1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 25, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Transformative Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Based Strategies to Identify Determinants of Exceptional Health and Life Span (R21/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 28, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 28, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA and NIAMS Leveraging Existing Large Databases and Cohorts to Better Understand the Risks and Benefits of Long-Term Osteoporosis Therapy and Drug Holiday (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 28, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 28, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NIA and NINDS Role of Adaptive Immunity in Etiology of Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 28, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 28, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: New Technologies and Novel Approaches for Recording and Modulation in the Nervous System (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Sept. 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Research and Entrepreneurial Development Immersion (REDI): Mentored Entrepreneurial Career Development Award (K01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

October 2021

Cancer NCI Research Specialist (Core-based Scientist) and (Laboratory-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NSF Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention Phase I: Development Grants (PIPP Phase I) Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Endocrinology NIDDK Characterization of Islet-derived Extracellular Vesicles for Improved Detection, Monitoring, Classification, and Treatment of Type 1 Diabetes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations The Role of Work in Health Disparities in the U.S. (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) Deadline: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNHLBI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Behavioral Economics for Implementation Research (BEIR) to improve use of Evidence-Based Practices for HLBS conditions Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024

Immunology NIAID Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Understanding the Immune Functions of DEAD/H-box Helicases Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 7, 2024

Multidisciplinary NICHD and NINDS Notice of Special Interest: Advancing Research in Gastrointestinal Dysfunction in People with Neurodevelopmental Disorders Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through July 16, 2024

Substance Use NIDA Notice of Special Interest: Advanced Computational Approaches to Elucidate Disease Pathology and Identify Novel Therapeutics for Addiction Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Jan. 8, 2025

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Advancing HIV/AIDS Research through Computational Neuroscience Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Jan. 8, 2025

Substance Use NIDA Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): International Research Collaboration on Drug Abuse and Addiction Research Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024

MultidisciplinaryNIDCD Notice of Special Interest: NIDCD Health Disparities and Inequities Research Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through May 8, 2024

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: Oct. 8, 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: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIMH and ORWH Prevention of Perinatal Depression: Improving Intervention Delivery for At-Risk Individuals (R01 Clinical Trial Required) and (R34 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Oct. 9, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cardiology NHLBI Mentored Career Development Award to Promote Faculty Diversity in Biomedical Research (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Required) Deadline: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIGMS Innovative Programs to Enhance Research Training (IPERT) (R25 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Oct. 14, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Use of Digital Technology and Mobile Health (mHealth) to Improve Diagnosis, Assessments, Interventions, Management and Outcomes for Individuals with Down Syndrome Across the Lifespan (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Standard dates apply; next upcoming deadline is Oct. 16, 2021

Multidisciplinary NIAID and NIAMS Limited Competition: Promoting a Basic Understanding of Chemical Threats to Skin (R34 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Oct. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIMH Understanding Oral Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Infection, Acquisition, and Persistence in People Living with HIV (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 18, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Deadline: Oct. 18-22 (date determined by area of study), 2021, 5 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Targeted BRAIN Circuits Projects- TargetedBCP (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 23, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 23, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

November 2021

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations HIV-associated Non-Communicable Diseases Research at Low- and Middle-Income Country Institutions (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Nov. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Modular R01s in Cancer Control and Population Sciences (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Nov. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Multiple NIH Organizations NIH Blueprint and BRAIN Initiative Diversity Specialized Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Advancement in Neuroscience (D-SPAN) Award (F99/K00 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Nov. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

January 2022

Cardiology NHLBI Emerging Investigator Award (EIA) (R35 Clinical Trial Optional) and Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA) (R35 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 15, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 15, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

February 2022

Endocrinology NIDDK Understanding and Targeting the Pathophysiology of Youth-onset Type 2 Diabetes – Clinical Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 3, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 3, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Dyadic Interpersonal Processes and Biopsychosocial Outcomes (R01 – Basic Experimental Studies with Humans) and (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Clinical R01 due: Feb. 5, 2022; Basic R01 due: March 5, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Effectiveness of School-Based Health Centers to Advance Health Equity (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Feb. 5, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Open

Hematology DoD Bone Marrow Failure Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

CancerDoD Breast Cancer Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Rheumatology  DoD Lupus Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

CancerDoD Pancreatic Cancer Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Cancer DoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Cancer DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

Neuroscience DoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

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

HIV/AIDS NIMH Notice of Special Interest: Advancing Health Communication Research on HIV Prevention, Treatment and Cure Deadline: Open through March 1, 2024

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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August 2021

HIV/AIDS Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation Research Grants LOI due: Aug. 6, 2021; Application due: Sept. 3, 2021

Chronic Pain Rita Allen Foundation Award in Pain Deadline: Aug. 6, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Faculty Innovation in Education Award Deadline: Aug. 9, 2021

NeuroscienceNational Multiple Sclerosis Society Harry Weaver Scholar Award LOI due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience National Multiple Sclerosis Society Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowship Program LOI due: Aug. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Aug. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research Seed Grant Program Deadline: Aug. 15, 2021

NeuroscienceRainwater Charitable Foundation Tau Leadership Fellows Deadline: Aug. 15, 2021

Audiology American Hearing Research Foundation Discovery Grants Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 3 p.m. PT

Cancer Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Damon Runyon Fellowship Award Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 1 p.m. PT
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Orthopedics Orthopedic Research and Education Foundation and American Association of Nurse Anesthetists Multimodal Musculoskeletal Perioperative Pain Management Grant Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021

Dermatology Pfizer Alopecia Areata, Atopic Dermatitis and Vitiligo (Global) Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Pfizer, Prostate Cancer Foundation and Myovant Sciences Relugolix Challenge Awards Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Nephrology PKD Foundation Research Grants LOI due: Aug. 17, 2021, 3 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 18, 2022

Multidisciplinary John Templeton Foundation Open Submission Funding Inquiries Deadline: Aug. 20, 2021

Cardiology Pfizer and International Society of Amyloidosis Cardiac Transthyretin Amyloid (ATTR) Fellowship Deadline: Aug. 23, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Gastroenterology American Gastroenterological Association AGA-Medtronic Pilot Research Award in Artificial Intelligence Deadline: Aug. 26, 2021

Infectious Disease Pfizer and Global Bridges at Mayo Clinic Antimicrobial Stewardship (AMS) Programs to Address Health Inequities in Resource Limited Settings Deadline: Aug. 26, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS Gilead Research Scholars Deadline: Aug. 30, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Research Grants Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021

Dermatology National Eczema Foundation Catalyst Research Grant Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Dermatology National Eczema Foundation Eczema Champion Research Grant Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer Pfizer Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International Sigma/Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Grant Deadline: Aug. 31, 2021

September 2021

Surgery American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons General Surgery Resident Research Initiation Grant Deadline: Sept. 1, 2021

Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Dr. David L. Epstein Award Deadline: Sept. 1, 2021

Multidisciplinary Leducq Foundation International Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Research Program LOI due: Sept. 7, 2021, 2:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Feb. 14, 2022, 2:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative/SFARI Autism Rat Models Consortium Deadline: Sept. 7, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
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Cancer Concern Foundation for Cancer Research Conquer Cancer Now Award LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021; Application due: Feb. 1, 2022

CardiologyAmerican Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 14, 2021, 1 p.m. PT

Cardiology American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, 1 p.m. PT

Psychology American Psychological Foundation David H. and Beverly A. Barlow Grant Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021

Multidisciplinary Fulbright Scholar Awards Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT

Cardiology American Heart Association and Children’s Heart Foundation Congenital Heart Defects Research Awards Deadline: Sept. 21, 2021, 1 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary American Heart Association and Enduring Hearts Research Awards in Pediatric Heart Transplantation LOI due: Sept. 30, 2021, 1 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 20, 2022, 1 p.m. PT

October 2021

Ophthalmology BrightFocus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Grant Deadline: Oct. 26, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

November 2021

Neuroscience BrightFocus Foundation Alzheimer’s Disease Research Grant Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

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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Neuroscience  SFARI Supplement to Enhance Equity and Diversity (SEED) Deadline: Rolling
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