OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of August 12, 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 ‖ MRF Research Grants
What: 
Supports promising biomedical exploration and the development of research careers in clinical investigation in Oregon through their Early Clinical Investigator Award,  New Investigator Grant and, along with OHSU, Emergency Interim Funding and Bridge Funding
Who should apply: 
Dependent upon award applied to; view CAP listings for more details
Award: 
Between $30 and $100,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 16, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP


Multidisciplinary ‖ NHLBI and NIDDK Cardiovascular Biorepository for Type 1 Diabetes (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: 
Supports a single cooperative agreement application for a data coordinating center that first establishes a biorepository of human cardiovascular tissue and then serves as a coordinating center resource for discovery and mechanistic research to increase our knowledge of the CV complications of type 1 diabetes
Who should apply: PIs who have experience with obtaining post-mortem tissue for research purposes from Organ Procurement Organizations and have an interest in cardiovascular and type 1 diabetes research
Award: Up to $5.9 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 31, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT;
Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP


MultidisciplinaryBurroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface
What: 
Funding to foster the early career development of researchers dedicated to pursuing a career in academic research, particularly researchers who have transitioned from graduate work in the physical, mathematical or computational sciences or engineering into postdoctoral work in the biological sciences
Who should apply: PhDs in physics, chemistry, computer science, statistics or engineering with exceptions made only if the applicant can demonstrate significant expertise in one of these areas; MDs are eligible if they have both an MD and a PhD in one of the listed areas
Award: Up to $500,000/up to five years
Deadline: Pre-proposal due: Sept. 1, 2021; Application due: Jan. 7, 2021, 1 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying


Multidisciplinary OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Device, Diagnostic, and Software
What: 
Supports the development and commercialization of novel and innovative technologies which aim to improve healthcare delivery; proposed medical device and diagnostic technologies should address a significant clinical problem, achieve cost savings, improve research efficiency or improve quality of patient care
Who should apply: All employees and students of OHSU are eligible; if human or animal subjects are involved in research, PIs must meet OHSU Principal Investigator requirements; non-faculty applicants must submit written approval from their supervisor or department head authorizing “effort” on the grant
Award: Up to $40,000/typically one year
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 27, 2021; Application due: Nov. 18, 2021
Apply through REDCap (must first complete a Technology Disclosure Form if not previously submitted)

Multidisciplinary Warren Alpert Foundation Prize
What: 
Recognizes scientists whose scientific research achievements have led to the prevention, cure or treatment of human diseases or disorders and/or whose research constitutes a seminal scientific finding that holds great promise of ultimately changing our understanding or ability to treat disease
Who should apply: Physicians and scientists should nominate anyone who meets the above description; self-nominations are not allowed
Award: $500,000
Deadline: Nov. 2, 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

New this week!
Multidisciplinary OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Device, Diagnostic, and Software
What: Supports the development and commercialization of novel and innovative technologies which aim to improve healthcare delivery; proposed medical device and diagnostic technologies should address a significant clinical problem, achieve cost savings, improve research efficiency or improve quality of patient care
Who should apply: All employees and students of OHSU are eligible; if human or animal subjects are involved in research, PIs must meet OHSU Principal Investigator requirements; non-faculty applicants must submit written approval from their supervisor or department head authorizing “effort” on the grant
Award: Up to $40,000/typically one year
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 27, 2021; Application due: Nov. 18, 2021
Apply through REDCap (must first complete a Technology Disclosure Form if not previously submitted)

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   

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

New this week!
Cardiology Brett Boyer Foundation Discovery Awards
What: Supports innovative cardiovascular research projects led by faculty dedicated to improve the lives of patients with congenital heart disease
Who should apply: Cardiovascular research faculty with an interest in congenital heart disease
Award: Up to $100,000/up to one year
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 17, 2021; Application due: Sept. 15, 2021
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Multidisciplinary NHLBI and NIDDK Cardiovascular Biorepository for Type 1 Diabetes (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

What: Supports a single cooperative agreement application for a data coordinating center that first establishes a biorepository of human cardiovascular tissue and then serves as a coordinating center resource for discovery and mechanistic research to increase our knowledge of the CV complications of type 1 diabetes
Who should apply: PIs who have experience with obtaining post-mortem tissue for research purposes from Organ Procurement Organizations and have an interest in cardiovascular and type 1 diabetes research
Award: Up to $5.9 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 31, 2021; LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT;
Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 5 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

New this week!
Genomics NHGRI Genome Research Experiences to NHGRI Attract Talented Undergraduates into the Genomics Field to Enhance Diversity (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

What: Supports collaborative institutional partnerships that provide research education programs for undergraduates enrolled at minority-serving institutions (MSIs) or Institutional Development Award (IDeA)-eligible institutions
Who should apply: PIs who have a regular, full-time appointment at the applicant institution and be actively engaged in research and teaching in an area directly related to the mission of the NHGRI; more info in FOA
Award: Up to $1.75 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 30, 2021; LOI due: Nov. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT;
Application due: Dec. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards

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

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 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

New this week!
Multidisciplinary Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

What: Recognizes scientists whose scientific research achievements have led to the prevention, cure or treatment of human diseases or disorders and/or whose research constitutes a seminal scientific finding that holds great promise of ultimately changing our understanding or ability to treat disease
Who should apply: Physicians and scientists should nominate anyone who meets the above description; self-nominations are not allowed
Award: $500,000
Deadline: Nov. 2, 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.

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 tuberculosis, genomics and neuroscience. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Mental Health NIMH Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports studies that develop and test the effectiveness of strategies for implementation and sustainable delivery of evidence-based mental health treatments and services to improve mental health outcomes for underserved populations in low-resourced settings in the United States; see related opportunities PAR-21-283, PAR-21-291 and PAR-21-292
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in mental health equity
Award: Not limited/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 5, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIA and NINDS Multi-Disciplinary Collaborations to Understand Mechanisms of Systemic Immune Signaling and Inflammation in ADRD and its Progression (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports support partnerships and new collaborations between neuroscientists and immunologists to expand the research base in systemic immune responses that could play direct or indirect roles in brain neurodegeneration leading to AD/ADRD
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in ADRD immune signaling and inflammation
Award: Up to $2.495 million/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

CancerNCI Acquired Resistance to Therapy Network (ARTNet; U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research that builds upon the Drug Resistance and Sensitivity Network (DRSN, RFA-CA-17-009) to focus study on the mechanistic basis of acquired resistance to cancer therapies and disease recurrence; see also Coordinating and Data Management Center for Acquired Resistance to Therapy Network (ARTNet; U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in cancer therapy resistance; the FOA does not allow overlap of investigators and senior/key personnel across separate applications from the same organization
Award: Up to $4.25 million/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT


Multidisciplinary
NHLBI and NIAID Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Somatic Cell Gene Editing Therapies To Improve Transplantation Outcomes
What: Supports research that applies somatic cell gene editing approaches to improve graft survival and outcomes for recipients of allogenic solid organ, pancreatic islet or vascularized composite allograft transplants in animal models or human tissues or organs excluded from clinical use
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in somatic cell gene editing
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through    
Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 7, 2024

Multidisciplinary NCI and NIDCR Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Precision Imaging of Oral Lesions
What: Supports research projects that develop, adapt, optimize and validate imaging-based applications and data analysis tools to enhance oral disease detection, diagnosis and treatment
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in oral lesion imaging
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through    
Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 10, 2024

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries (R21/R33 – Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports exploratory/developmental research that proposes to study the development, validation, feasibility and effectiveness of innovative mobile health interventions or tools specifically suited for low- and middle-income countries that utilize new or emerging technology, platforms, systems or analytics
Who should apply: Individuals from U.S. and LMIC institutions are eligible PIs, but at least one individual from a proposed LMIC must serve as a PI or other key personnel
Award: Up to $900,000/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 16, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NHGRI and NIBIB New Investigators to Promote Workforce Diversity in Genomics, Bioinformatics, or Bioengineering and Biomedical Imaging Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports Early Stage Investigators and New Investigators  from diverse backgrounds including those from groups underrepresented in the health-related sciences with R01 grant applications that propose independent research projects within the scientific mission areas of the NHGRI, NIBIB and All of Us Research Program
Who should apply: Early Stage and New Investigators who have not competed successfully for substantial NIH independent funding; more info in FOA
Award: Up to $2.5 million/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 22, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT 

Administrative Supplements

CancerNCI and ORWH Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements to Participate in the NCI Early-stage Surgeon Scientist Program (ESSP)

Other Federal Opportunities

Neuroscience DoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Clinical Research Development Award
What: Supports planning and development activities necessary to initiate a future clinical study with the potential to have a significant impact on traumatic brain injury and psychological health
Who should apply: Investigators at the level of assistant professor and above or equivalent
Award: Up to $300,000/up to one and a half years   
Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 8, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Idea Development Award
What: Supports innovative, non-incremental, high-risk/ high-reward research that will provide new insights, paradigms, technologies or clinical applications
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $300,000/up to two years   
Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 8, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award
What: Supports research with the ability to make an original and important contribution to understanding, preventing and treating traumatic brain injury and psychological health conditions
Who should apply: Independent investigators at all academic levels
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years   
Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 8, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Clinical Trial Award
What: Supports the rapid implementation of clinical trials with the potential to have a significant impact on traumatic brain injury and psychological health through clinical applications including healthcare products, technologies and clinical practice guidelines
Who should apply: Extramural applicants only
Award: Up to $6 million/up to four years   
Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Focused Program Award
What: Supports a synergistic, multidisciplinary research program with the potential to have a significant impact on traumatic brain injury and psychological health through clinical applications including healthcare products, technologies and clinical practice guidelines
Who should apply: Extramural applicants only
Award: Up to $8 million/up to four years   
Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Translational Research Award
What: Supports the translation of promising ideas in traumatic brain injury and psychological health research into clinical applications including healthcare products, technologies and clinical practice guidelines
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. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT 

Private Opportunities

Multidisciplinary Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface
What: Funding to foster the early career development of researchers dedicated to pursuing a career in academic research, particularly researchers who have transitioned from graduate work in the physical, mathematical or computational sciences or engineering into postdoctoral work in the biological sciences
Who should apply:
PhDs in physics, chemistry, computer science, statistics or engineering with exceptions made only if the applicant can demonstrate significant expertise in one of these areas; MDs are eligible if they have both an MD and a PhD in one of the listed areas
Award: Up to $500,000/up to five years
Deadline: Pre-proposal due: Sept. 1, 2021; Application due: Jan. 7, 2021, 1 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Ophthalmology Carl Marshall and Mildred Almen Reeves Foundation Macular Degeneration Grant
What: Supports macular degeneration of the eye research; the policy of the Foundation is to fund projects themselves or capital expenditures and awards may not be used for any overhead, indirect administrative costs or endowment funds
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in macular degeneration
Award: Up to $125,000/one year with possibility for multiyear renewals
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2021

Endocrinology Foundation for Prader-Willi Research Grants Program
What: Supports research that advances the understanding and treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome including research on genotype to phenotype, understanding PWS genetics and how loss of PWS-critical region genes leads to the phenotype, and neurobiology of hunger and feeding behavior in PWS
Who should apply:
Investigators with a primary faculty appointment at the level of instructor or higher
Award: Up to $100,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 10, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 19, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Dermatology Pfizer Understanding healthcare disparities in Atopic Dermatitis and Alopecia Areata patients
What: Supports research focused on understanding healthcare disparities among underrepresented populations in atopic dermatitis and alopecia areata patients with a special emphasis on improving care standards, healthcare resources access and utilization
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in underserved communities with a focus on dermatology
Award: Up to $250,000/not specified
Deadline: Sept. 10, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Gastroenterology Kenneth Rainin Foundation Innovator Awards
What: Supports projects with potential to advance the goal of predicting and preventing inflammatory bowel disease; past funded areas include bioengineering; diet and nutrition; epithelial cell/molecular biology; fecal microbiota transplant; immunity and inflammation; microbiome; and therapeutic development and delivery 
Who should apply:
Open to inflammatory bowel disease researchers of all levels
Award: Up to $150,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Pediatrics Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Awards
What: Supports research in children’s health that’s conducted by new researchers with oversight by a mentor; many research topics are eligible as the fund does not focus on a particular disease but instead on children’s health broadly defined
Who should apply:
Physicians in a residency/fellowship training program, physicians who have completed such a program no more than one year before the date of submission of the concept paper, or postdoctoral researchers who have received a doctoral-level degree no more than three years before the deadline
Award: Up to $25,000/up to two years
Deadline: Concept papers due: Sept. 14, 2021, 11 a.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 5, 2021, 11 a.m. PT

Multidisciplinary American Philosophical Society Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation
What: Supports patient-oriented research in several branches of clinical medicine including internal medicine, neurology, pediatrics, psychiatry and surgery; direct contact with patients is mandatory 
Who should apply:
Investigators who have had their MD or MD/PhD for fewer than eight years; preference is given to candidates who have no more than two years of postdoctoral training and research
Award: Up to $40,000/one year with option to renew for second
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant in Memory of John Holland
What: Supports scientific, scholarly or applied research and educational activities investigating how personality, culture and environment influence work behavior and health (mental and physical)
Who should apply:
Graduate students and early-career researchers (preference given to early-career psychologists) who are no more than ten years postdoctoral
Award: Up to $17,000/one year
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021

Neuroscience National Ataxia Foundation Seed Money Research Grant
What: Supports new and innovative studies relevant to the cause, pathogenesis or treatment of the hereditary or sporadic ataxias
Who should apply:
Faculty members and senior scientists with a research interest in ataxias
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 21, 2021; Application due: Oct. 19, 2021

Neuroscience Allen Institute for Brain Science OpenScope Call for In Vivo Neurophysiology Experiments in Mice
What: Supports experiments to be carried out using the Allen Brain Observatory in vivo imaging and electrophysiology platforms in the brains of mice 
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in in vivo neurophysiology
Award: Not listed
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Chronic Pain Pfizer Advancing Chronic Pain Research (ADVANCE)
What: Supports innovative, novel research proposals that seek to advance understanding and management of chronic pain
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in chronic pain
Award: Up to $150,000/up to two years
Deadline: Sept. 22, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerPfizer Optimizing Patient Access to CDK 4/6 Inhibitors in the Armamentarium Against Metastatic Breast Cancer
What: Supports research that increases healthcare professionals’ knowledge and understanding of the clinical trial and real world evidence for the CDK 4/6i class
Who should apply:
Oncologists and all healthcare professionals responsible for the care of patients with HR+/HER2- mBC
Award: Up to $250,000/up to two years
Deadline: Sept. 27, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Engagement Award: Capacity Building
What: Supports projects that help communities increase their facility with and ability to participate across all phases of the PCOR/CER process with special interest in projects about intellectual and developmental disabilities and maternal morbidity and mortality 
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in patient outcomes
Award: Up to $250,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 10, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Engagement Award: Dissemination Initiative
What: Supports projects that help organizations and communities plan for or actively bring relevant PCORI-funded research findings to end users in ways that will command their attention and interest and encourage use of this information in their healthcare decision making 
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in patient outcomes
Award: Up to $250,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 10, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Engagement Award: Stakeholder Convening Support
What: Supports projects that include multi-stakeholder convenings, meetings and conferences that align with PCORI’s mission and facilitate expansion of PCOR/CER through collaboration around such efforts 
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in patient outcomes
Award: Up to $250,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 10, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Cancer Pfizer
PARP-inhibitor Combination Treatments in Prostate Cancer
What: Supports research to increase the understanding of the mechanism of action, biological and clinical rationale for PARP-inhibitor combinations as potential treatments for prostate cancer and the evolving paradigm of the potential treatment of mCRPC with future PARP inhibitor combinations
Who should apply:
Oncologists and all other healthcare professionals involved in the treatment of prostate cancer
Award: Up to $250,000/up to one year
Deadline: Oct. 13, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT                                                

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

August 2021 

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

Infectious Disease NIAID Systems Approach to Understand Mechanisms of Heterogeneous Response to Influenza (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Sept. 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

Cancer NCI The Early Detection Research Network: Clinical Validation Centers (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Sept. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Surgery DoD Reconstructive Transplant Research Program Advanced Technology Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 8, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

SurgeryDoD Reconstructive Transplant Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: Sept. 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 8, 2021, 8:59 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

Genomics NHGRI Investigator Initiated Research in Computational Genomics and Data Science (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: R01 due: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; R21 due: Oct. 16, 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): Immune Responses to Arthropod Feeding on Vertebrate Hosts Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 7, 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

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) Deadline: R01 due: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; R21 due: Oct. 16, 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: 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

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) LOI due: Oct. 9, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 9, 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

Cancer NCI Research Centers for Cancer Systems Biology (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 12, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 12, 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 Pilot and Feasibility Studies to Improve Technology Adoption and Reduce Health Disparities in Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (R01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Feb. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Private 

August 2021

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

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

Gastroenterology American Gastroenterological Association Pilot Research Award in Digestive Disease Health Disparities 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

Urology Urology Care Foundation Research Scholar Awards LOI due: Aug. 26, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 23, 2021

Audiology Usher Syndrome Society Translational Research Grants LOI due: Aug. 27, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 15, 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

SurgeryAmerican Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons Anastomotic Leak Grant Deadline: Sept. 1, 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

Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Roche Collaborative Research Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 1, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Amgen Competitive Grant Program in Migraine Research Deadline: Sept. 3, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT

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

Multidisciplinary Massage Therapy Foundation Research Award LOI due: Sept. 10, 2021; Application due: Dec. 6, 2021

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation Alpha-synuclein Seed Amplification Assay Program Deadline: Sept. 13, 2021

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

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Drs. Rosalee G. and Raymond A. Weiss Research and Program Innovation Grants Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021

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

MultidisciplinarySony Research Awards 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 Concept note due: Sept. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 8:59 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

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation Funding Programs Deadline: Sept. 28, 2021

Cancer Pfizer Pre-clinical & Translational Research in Multiple Myeloma Deadline: Sept. 28, 2021, 8:59 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

Cancer Pfizer Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia Peer-to-Peer Education & Support Competitive Grant Program Deadline: Oct. 11, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

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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