OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of August 26, 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 Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study
What:
Program to increase the diversity among scientists who are prepared to assume leadership roles in science, particularly as university faculty
Who should apply: PhD-Advisor pairs; fellows must be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, undocumented childhood arrivals, or undocumented individuals who have been granted temporary permission to stay in the US (DACA), from populations excluded from and underrepresented in science because of ethnicity, race, or disability status, or Alumni of the HHMI EXROP program, and at the appropriate stage of their PhD training

Award: $159,000/three years

Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 1, 2021; Nomination due: Sept. 16, 2021; Application due: Dec. 9, 2021
Apply through the CAP


Dentistry School of Dentistry Exploratory Research Seed Grants
What:
Funding for researchers to generate preliminary data to develop new collaborative projects; possible uses for funding include supplies, costs associated with working with OHSU Cores, publications and travel
Who should apply: School of Dentistry faculty in the professorial series who plan to explore new research directions or apply to career development awards, research staff who plan to generate preliminary data to seed extramural funding, and postdoctoral fellows who plan to apply for K99/R00 and equivalent career development awards
Award: Between $5,000 and $7,500/approximately six months
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021
Apply through the CAP


Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations
What:
Supports research to strengthen the understanding and response to social, behavioral, and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic with particular emphasis on populations with health disparities and vulnerable populations
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in the social, behavioral and economic effects of COVID-19
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through
Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024


Multidisciplinary American Hospital Association Quest for Quality Prize
What:
Recognizes hospitals and health systems that have demonstrated organization-wide commitment to and participation in improving quality and safety, innovating to improve care, addressing disparities, and working with other community organizations and agencies to improve health status
Who should apply: Health systems and hospitals in the United States
Award: Not listed
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021

Cancer National Foundation for Cancer Research Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research
What:
Recognizes scientists who have made an original breakthrough in scientific understanding that has led to better prevention, earlier diagnosis or new treatments for patients with cancer and has had a lasting impact on the cancer field with direct impact in improving or saving the lives of cancer patients
Who should apply: Anyone whose work meets the above description; self-nominations not permitted
Award: $30,000 plus a gala in awardee’s honor
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Internal Opportunities 

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 OHSU Racial Equity and Inclusion Funding Opportunity
What: Supports projects that impact current diversity goals and/or stimulate and sustain anti-racism action at OHSU
Who should apply: OHSU faculty, staff, students, residents, fellows and postdocs
Award: Up to $10,000/not specified
Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021
Send proposals to OHSU Educational Improvement & Innovation

Updated this week!
Multidisciplinary
OCTRI Biomedical Innovation Program (BIP) Device, Diagnostic, and Software

Note: There will be an application support workshop for this opportunity on Sept. 15 from noon to 1 p.m.; register here
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)

New this week!
Dentistry School of Dentistry Exploratory Research Seed Grants
What: Funding for researchers to generate preliminary data to develop new collaborative projects; possible uses for funding include supplies, costs associated with working with OHSU Cores, publications and travel
Who should apply: School of Dentistry faculty in the professorial series who plan to explore new research directions or apply to career development awards, research staff who plan to generate preliminary data to seed extramural funding, and postdoctoral fellows who plan to apply for K99/R00 and equivalent career development awards
Award: Between $5,000 and $7,500/approximately six months
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021
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   

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

New this week!
Multidisciplinary Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowships for Advanced Study

What: Program to increase the diversity among scientists who are prepared to assume leadership roles in science, particularly as university faculty
Who should apply: PhD-Advisor pairs; fellows must be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, undocumented childhood arrivals, or undocumented individuals who have been granted temporary permission to stay in the US (DACA), from populations excluded from and underrepresented in science because of ethnicity, race, or disability status, or Alumni of the HHMI EXROP program, and at the appropriate stage of their PhD training
Award: $159,000/three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 1, 2021; Nomination due: Sept. 16, 2021; Application due: Dec. 9, 2021
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

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

New this week!
MultidisciplinaryAmerican Hospital Association Quest for Quality Prize

What: Recognizes hospitals and health systems that have demonstrated organization-wide commitment to and participation in improving quality and safety, innovating to improve care, addressing disparities, and working with other community organizations and agencies to improve health status
Who should apply: Health systems and hospitals in the United States
Award: Not listed
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021

New this week!
Cancer National Foundation for Cancer Research Szent-Györgyi Prize for Progress in Cancer Research
What: Recognizes scientists who have made an original breakthrough in scientific understanding that has led to better prevention, earlier diagnosis or new treatments for patients with cancer and has had a lasting impact on the cancer field with direct impact in improving or saving the lives of cancer patients
Who should apply: Anyone whose work meets the above description; self-nominations not permitted
Award: $30,000 plus a gala in awardee’s honor
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

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

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.

New this week!
Multidisciplinary
NIA Notice of Change of Award Type and further Clarifications to PAR-21-213 “Emergency Award: Social, Behavioral, and Economic Research on COVID-19 Consortium (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)”

New this week!
Multidisciplinary NIH OD Clarification and Guidance for Applicants Preparing Applications for the Fall 2021 Due Dates During the COVID-19 Pandemic

New this week!
Multidisciplinary NIH OD Extending the Special Exception to the NIH/AHRQ/NIOSH Post-Submission Material Policy During the COVID-19 Pandemic: May 2022 Council 

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

New this week!
MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Social, Behavioral, and Economic Impact of COVID-19 in Underserved and Vulnerable Populations
What: Supports research to strengthen the understanding and response to social, behavioral, and economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic with particular emphasis on populations with health disparities and vulnerable populations
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in the social, behavioral and economic effects of COVID-19
Award: Dependent upon FOA you apply through
Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 8, 2024

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning mental health, HIV and alcohol. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Blueprint MedTech: Incubator Hubs (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Blueprint MedTech Translator (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports  investigators in pursuing translational activities and clinical feasibility studies to advance the development of therapeutic and diagnostic devices for disorders that affect the nervous or neuromuscular systems
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in nervous or neuromuscular system diagnostic and therapeutic devices
Award: Not limited/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NHGRI and NIDDK Small Grants for New Investigators to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports new investigators from diverse backgrounds, including those from groups nationally underrepresented in biomedical, clinical, behavioral and social sciences research, to conduct small research projects in the scientific mission areas of the NIDDK or the NHGRI
Who should apply: PIs with a clinical or research doctorate who have completed a postdoctoral research experience that lasted a minimum of two years and are a citizen, non-citizen national of the US or have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence; more eligibility info in FOA
Award: Up to $375,000/up to three years    
Deadline: Oct. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Maximizing Opportunities for Scientific and Academic Independent Careers (MOSAIC) Postdoctoral Career Transition Award to Promote Diversity (K99/R00 – Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required (BESH)), (K99/R00 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Required)
What: Supports a cohort of early career, independent investigators from diverse backgrounds conducting research in NIH mission areas with the long-term goal of enhancing diversity in the biomedical research workforce; if interested, be sure to check out the program priority areas and Sept. 7 informational webinar
Who should apply: PIs who are in mentored, postdoctoral training positions and have no more than four years of postdoctoral research experience as of the due date; further eligibility info in FOAs
Award: Salary and other program-related expenses/up to five years    
Deadline: Oct. 27, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIMH and NINDS Deciphering Immune-CNS interactions in HIV utilizing in-vitro and in-vivo model systems (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Deciphering Immune-CNS interactions in people living with HIV on Anti-Retroviral therapy (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports studies to comprehend the mechanisms contributing to the Central Nervous System co-morbidities in people living with HIV on Anti-Retroviral therapy by deciphering the Immune-Central Nervous System interactions utilizing novel in-vitro and in-vivo model systems
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in Immune-Central Nervous System interactions in HIV
Award: For R01: Not limited/up to five years; For R21: Up to $275,000/up to two years    
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 7, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NIA and NINDS Selectively Target Technology Development to Understand How Changes or Dysfunction at the Capillary, Arterioles, and Small Lymphatic Vessels Level Can Have Long-term Impact on AD/ADRD (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports studies on the mechanistic understanding of small vessel vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia through new technologies and innovative methods that enable the imaging and functional assessment of the small blood and lymphatic vessels and perivascular spaces of the brain
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in small vessel vascular contributions and AD/ADRD
Award: Up to $2.495 million/up to five years     
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Research Specialist (Clinician Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports the development of stable research career opportunities for clinician scientists who want to continue to participate in the NCI clinical trials networks through leadership in the development of national clinical trials, implementation of NCI clinical trials in their institutions and national service to the NCI clinical trials networks
Who should apply: Clinician scientists who have a clinical degree, possess active licensure and are actively practicing in an oncology clinical setting; additional eligibility info in FOA
Award: Salary support and up to $2,500 in travel costs per year/up to five years    
Deadline: Feb. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT 
 

Administrative Supplements

Integrative Health NCCIH Notice of Special Interest: National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH) T32 Complementary and Integrative Health Practitioner Supplement Program for Pre- and Postdoctoral Candidates

Mental Health NIMH Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements for NIMH Grants to Expand Perinatal Mental Health Interventions and Services Research

Requests for Information

Nutrition OD and ONR Request for Information (RFI): Systematic Review Centers with Nutrition Expertise for DRI Development

Other Federal and State Opportunities

Immunology Central Oregon Health Council Central Oregon Immunization Quality Improvement Coordinator
What: 
Funding to create and house a regional position to oversee, facilitate and support improvement of immunization rates for two-year olds in Central Oregon
Who should apply: Researchers conducting work in Central Oregon who would have use for such a position
Award: Budget is not limited but should reflect wages and organizational expenses estimated for a full-time position over three years/three years
Deadline: Oct. 4, 2021, noon p.m. PT

Obstetrics and Gynecology Central Oregon Health Council Media Campaign Promoting Intended Pregnancy
What: 
Funding to create and implement a three to five year media campaign promoting conditions of a healthy pregnancy
Who should apply: Researchers conducting work in Central Oregon who could partner with content and population experts to design and refine media content
Award: Budget is not limited but should reflect actual needs/between three and five years
Deadline: Oct. 6, 2021, noon p.m. PT 

Private Opportunities

Surgery Johnson & Johnson Innovation Veterans Lead QuickFire Challenge
What: Supports potentially ground-breaking research that directly addresses the military community’s healthcare needs including cardiovascular disease, kidney disease, oncology, orthopedic and musculoskeletal disease, physical trauma management, respiratory health and vision loss 
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in military healthcare in one of the above areas
Award: Up to $250,000/duration not specified
Deadline: Sept. 17, 2021

Neuroscience Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Prevention Pipeline
What: Supports studies of cognitive symptoms due to health conditions, comparative effectiveness research and epidemiological studies that probe whether the use or choice of drugs alters the risk for dementia or cognitive decline 
Who should apply:
Researchers and clinicians with an interest in the Alzheimer’s topics described above
Award: Up to $3 million/multi-year, specific duration not listed
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Proposal due: Dec. 3, 2021, 2 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

NeuroscienceAmerican Academy of Neurology and American Brain Foundation Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Autism Research
What: Provides seed funds for research with the potential to increase knowledge about autism spectrum disorder in populations that have been excluded from or underrepresented in research
Who should apply:
Researchers and clinicians with an interest in autism and underrepresented populations
Award: Up to $60,000/up to one and a half years
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

Dentistry American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Access to Care Grants
What: Supports community-based initiatives that provide dental care and will ultimately serve as a dental home to limited-access children, which is defined as the ongoing relationship between the dentist and the patient 
Who should apply:
Dentistry practices that provide dental care to children whose families cannot afford it
Award: Up to $20,000/one year
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021, 2:30 p.m. PT

Cancer Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Physician-Scientist Training Award
What: Supports quantitative scientists trained in fields such as mathematics, computer science, physics, engineering or related in pursuing research careers in computational biology under the joint mentorship of leaders in both computational science (“dry lab”) and cancer biology (“wet lab”)
Who should apply:
Quantitative scientists with an interest in the intersection between computational biology, data science and cancer research; more eligibility info in program announcement
Award: Up to $240,000 plus up to $100,000 in medical school debt retirement/up to three years
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2021, 1 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Cancer Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Quantitative Biology Fellowship Award
What: Recruits U.S. Specialty Board eligible physicians into cancer research careers by providing them with the opportunity for a protected research training experience under a mentor after they have completed all of their clinical training
Who should apply:
Physician-scientists (MDs and DOs only) who have completed their residencies and clinical training, are U.S. Specialty Board eligible prior to the award start date and able to devote at least 80 percent of their time and effort to research; more eligibility info in program announcement
Award: Up to $460,000 plus up to $100,000 in medical school debt retirement/up to four years
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2021, 1 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying                                                  

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

August 2021 

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

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) 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

Aging NIA Dementia Care and Caregiver Support Intervention Research (R01 Clinical Trial Required) 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

NeuroscienceDoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Clinical Research Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 8, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceDoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Idea Development Award Pre-application due: Sept. 8, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 30, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceDoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: Sept. 8, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 30, 2021, 8:59 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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations NIH Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Research Centers of Excellence (U54 – Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Sept. 14, 2021, 5 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

NeuroscienceDoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: Sept. 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceDoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Focused Program Award Pre-application due: Sept. 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 16, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceDoD Traumatic Brain Injury and Psychological Health Research Program Translational Research Award Pre-application due: Sept. 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 16, 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

NeuroscienceMultiple NIH Organizations NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research: Tools and Technologies to Explore Nervous System Biomolecular Condensates (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Sept. 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

MultidisciplinaryNCI, NICHD and NIDDK Time-Sensitive Obesity Policy and Program Evaluation (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Sept. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIA and NINDS Multi-Disciplinary Collaborations to Understand Mechanisms of Systemic Immune Signaling and Inflammation in ADRD and its Progression (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

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

Endocrinology NIDDK Kidney Precision Medicine Project Recruitment Sites (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Sept. 23, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

CancerNCI Acquired Resistance to Therapy Network (ARTNet; U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

MultidisciplinaryNCI and NIDCR Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Precision Imaging of Oral Lesions Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 10, 2024

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

MultidisciplinaryNHLBI and NIAID Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Somatic Cell Gene Editing Therapies To Improve Transplantation Outcomes Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021 through Sept. 7, 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

Craniofacial NIDCR and ORWH Feasibility Studies that Explore Healthy and Diseased Temporomandibular Joints (TMJ) using Single Cell Multi-Omic Analyses (UH2/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 10, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIDA Fentanyl and its Analogs: Effects and Consequences for Treatment of Addiction and Overdose (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 11, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 11, 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 Mobile Health: Technology and Outcomes in Low and Middle Income Countries (R21/R33 – Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 16, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 15, 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

Genomics NHGRI Genome Research Experiences to NHGRI Attract Talented Undergraduates into the Genomics Field to Enhance Diversity (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Nov. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT;
Application due: Dec. 1, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

NOTE: OHSU would need to participate as a partner organization, not as lead

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

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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations American Women: Assessing Risk Epidemiologically (AWARE) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Nov. 9, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 9, 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

MultidisciplinaryNHGRI and NIBIB New Investigators to Promote Workforce Diversity in Genomics, Bioinformatics, or Bioengineering and Biomedical Imaging Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 22, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

February 2022

Gastroenterology NIDDK High-Resolution Exploration of the Human Islet Tissue Environment [HIRN Human Pancreas Analysis Consortium (HPAC)] (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

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

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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

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

Multidisciplinary Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface 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 Deadline: Sept. 1, 2021

MultidisciplinaryLumina Foundation Racial Justice and Equity (RJE) Fund Initial application due: Sept. 2, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Proposal due: Oct. 21, 2021, 2 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
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Cancer Concern Foundation for Cancer Research Conquer Cancer Now Award LOI due: Sept. 8, 2021; Application due: Feb. 1, 2022

Endocrinology Foundation for Prader-Willi Research Grants Program LOI due: Sept. 10, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 19, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

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

Gastroenterology  Kenneth Rainin Foundation Innovator Awards LOI due: Sept. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Dec. 13, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

Gastroenterology Pfizer Enhancing the Understanding of Health Maintenance in the Management of IBD Deadline: Sept. 14, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Pediatrics Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Awards Concept papers due: Sept. 14, 2021, 11 a.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 5, 2021, 11 a.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

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Philosophical Society Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant in Memory of John Holland Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021

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

Cardiology Brett Boyer Foundation Discovery Awards Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021
Note: Contact
OHSU Research & Innovation for application materials

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

Surgery SAGES Education & Research Foundation Grants Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinarySony Research Awards Deadline: Sept. 15, 2021, 11:59 p.m. PT

Dermatology Pfizer Understanding healthcare disparities in Atopic Dermatitis and Alopecia Areata patients Deadline: Sept. 17, 2021, 8:59 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

NeuroscienceNational Ataxia Foundation Seed Money Research Grant 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 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) 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 Deadline: Sept. 27, 2021, 8:59 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

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Steven O. Walfish Grants Deadline: Sept. 30, 2021

MultidisciplinaryScleroderma Foundation New Investigator Grant Program Deadline: Sept. 30, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

October 2021

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Engagement Award: Capacity Building LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 10, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Engagement Award: Dissemination Initiative LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 10, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Engagement Award: Stakeholder Convening Support LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 10, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Broad PCORI Funding Announcements LOI due: Oct. 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Improving Methods for Conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research LOI due: Oct. 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 11, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

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

Cancer Pfizer PARP-inhibitor Combination Treatments in Prostate Cancer Deadline: Oct. 13, 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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