OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of September 9, 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 
NephrologyNIDDK Pediatric Centers of Excellence in Nephrology (P50 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: 
Supports basic, translational and clinical research in pediatric kidney disease in order to attract new scientific expertise to the study of human pediatric renal physiology, kidney development and pediatric kidney disorders
Who should apply: Directors must be established investigator with demonstrated research accomplishments and prior success in obtaining external funding

Award: Up to $2.5 million (applicants may also request $125,000 or more per year for the Opportunity Pool to fund the Pilot and Feasibility program)/up to five years

Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 27, 2021; LOI due: Oct. 18, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP


Multidisciplinary ‖ M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Instrumentation Grants
What: 
Equipment grants that support groundbreaking research by helping to facilitate lab discoveries and bringing innovation to where it’s needed most; preference given to instrumentation that will serve a large base of users across multiple disciplines
Who should apply: OHSU investigators with equipment funding needs
How to apply: Send the following information in two pages or less to ohsufr@ohsu.edu: Overview of need; equipment description; budget including sources of all funding (estimates are acceptable and salary support is not an eligible matching expense; match does not have to be in hand at time of submission, but there must be a reasonable plan outlined if not identified); timeline (note why this request is timely); who will manage the equipment; where the equipment will live; and estimated number of users and disease areas/types of research that would benefit

Award: Up to $550,000 with a 50 percent cost share required
Deadline: Sept. 28, 2021
Send proposals to the OHSU Foundation
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying


Biomedical Wiley Foundation Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences
What: 
Honors breakthrough research in pure or applied life science research that is distinguished by its excellence, originality, and impact on our understanding of biological systems and processes
Who should apply: Biomedical scientists and research teams whose research champions novel approaches and challenges accepted thinking in the biomedical sciences
Award: $50,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2021


Multidisciplinary ‖ Blavatnik Family Foundation2022 National Awards for Young Scientists
What: 
Supports young scientists across the US by recognizing excellence in life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, and chemistry
Who should apply: Researchers who were born in or after 1980, hold a tenured or tenure-track academic faculty position (or equivalent) and conduct research as a principal investigator in one of the disciplinary categories
Award: $250,000 in unrestricted funds
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 4, 2021; Application due: Nov. 17, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Neuroscience McKnight Foundation Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Awards
What:
Supports research to further dermatology and enable advancements in patient care through career development awards, a fellowship and grants
Who should apply: Independent investigators who hold a faculty position at the rank of assistant professor or higher
Award: Up to $200,000/two years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 6, 2021; Application due: April 25, 2021

Internal Opportunities 

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

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!
Multidisciplinary M.J. Murdock Charitable Trust Instrumentation Grants
What: Equipment grants that support groundbreaking research by helping to facilitate lab discoveries and bringing innovation to where it’s needed most; preference given to instrumentation that will serve a large base of users across multiple disciplines
Who should apply: OHSU investigators with equipment funding needs
How to apply: Send the following information in two pages or less to ohsufr@ohsu.edu: Overview of need; equipment description; budget including sources of all funding (estimates are acceptable and salary support is not an eligible matching expense; match does not have to be in hand at time of submission, but there must be a reasonable plan outlined if not identified); timeline (note why this request is timely); who will manage the equipment; where the equipment will live; and estimated number of users and disease areas/types of research that would benefit
Award: Up to $550,000 with a 50 percent cost share required
Deadline: Sept. 28, 2021
Send proposals to the OHSU Foundation
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying 

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

Neuroscience Oregon Partnership for Alzheimer’s Research and OHSU Layton Aging & Alzheimer’s Disease Center Oregon Tax Checkoff for Alzheimer’s Research Fund
What: Supports research to advance the understanding, treatment or prevention of Alzheimer’s in Oregon
Who should apply: Oregon early-career investigators such as including senior graduate students, fellows and junior investigators; priority given to investigators just entering Alzheimer’s research
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Feb. 11, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Send LOIs to Allison Lindauer; use this LOI form

Multidisciplinary ‖ OHSU and Kaiser Permanente NW Patient-Centered Learning Health Systems Science K12 Research Career Development Program
What: Supports researchers pursuing a career in learning health systems with a focus on rapid and continuous learning and translation of findings into patient-centered care; program begins in March 2022
Who should apply: Faculty outside of OHSU including VA, Legacy, OCHIN, ORPRN, Central City Concern, PSU and OSU who can commit a minimum of 75 percent full-time professional effort to conducting research career development activities associated with award
Award: Up to $130,102 per year/duration not specified
Deadline: Oct. 22, 2021, 4 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

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

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

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

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

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

Public Health OHSU-PSU School of Public Health Kickstarter Awards
What: Funding to support pre-award activities that advance the preparation of high-quality grant or contract applications
Who should apply: OHSU and PSU faculty with primary appointment in OHSU-PSU School of Public Health who have an extramural RFA or other opportunity identified
Award: Between $500 and $5,000/up to six months
Deadline: Accepted on a rolling basis through March 31, 2022
Apply through the CAP

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

Limited Submission Opportunities   

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!
Nephrology NIDDK Pediatric Centers of Excellence in Nephrology (P50 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports basic, translational and clinical research in pediatric kidney disease in order to attract new scientific expertise to the study of human pediatric renal physiology, kidney development and pediatric kidney disorders
Who should apply: Directors must be established investigator with demonstrated research accomplishments and prior success in obtaining external funding
Award: Up to $2.5 million (applicants may also request $125,000 or more per year for the Opportunity Pool to fund the Pilot and Feasibility program)/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Sept. 27, 2021; LOI due: Oct. 18, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Multidisciplinary Blavatnik Family Foundation 2022 National Awards for Young Scientists
What: Supports young scientists across the US by recognizing excellence in life sciences, physical sciences and engineering, and chemistry
Who should apply: Researchers who were born in or after 1980, hold a tenured or tenure-track academic faculty position (or equivalent) and conduct research as a principal investigator in one of the disciplinary categories
Award: $250,000 in unrestricted funds
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 4, 2021; Application due: Nov. 17, 2021
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Endocrinology NIDDK National Program for the Career Development Of Physician Scientists in Diabetes Research (Diabetes – Docs) (K12 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports the career development of physicians committed to a career in diabetes research in order to remedy the dearth of pediatric endocrinologists and physicians from other specialties conducting research into the causes and consequences of diabetes
Who should apply: Leaders in type 1 diabetes research with available effort and experience leading successful career development programs; see more eligibility info in FOA
Award: Up to $6.5 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 7, 2021; Application due: Nov. 18, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Multidisciplinary NIDDK Inflammatory Bowel Disease Genetics Consortium (IBDGC) Genetic Research Centers (GRCs) (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Centers that will serve as sites for enrollment of IBD patients, relatives and healthy controls, for laboratory-based studies on biological samples obtained from these subjects, and for mechanistic studies of the risk variants identified and the genes, proteins and pathways they impact
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in inflammatory bowel disease and genomics
Award: Up to $1.875 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Oct. 14, 2021; LOI due: Nov. 21, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 21, 2021, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Multidisciplinary NIDDK Silvio O. Conte Digestive Diseases Research Core Centers (P30 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Centers that to bring together basic and clinical investigators to enhance communication, collaboration and effectiveness of ongoing digestive and liver disease research within the NIDDK’s mission
Who should apply: Institutions that have a strong ongoing base of digestive and/or liver diseases-relevant research that relates to the proposed theme of the Center; see more eligibility info in FOA
Award: Up to $3.75 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Nov. 17, 2021; LOI due: Jan. 17, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 17, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
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!
Biomedical Wiley Foundation Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences
What: Honors breakthrough research in pure or applied life science research that is distinguished by its excellence, originality, and impact on our understanding of biological systems and processes
Who should apply: Biomedical scientists and research teams whose research champions novel approaches and challenges accepted thinking in the biomedical sciences
Award: $50,000
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2021

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

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.

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

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Steven O. Walfish Grants
What: Supports graduate students and early-career psychologists with previously unpublished manuscripts on clinical, practical or research innovations that address evolving standards, practices and methods in psychological practice; priority considerations will be given to research that addresses the psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic
Who should apply: Graduate students and early-career psychologists with unpublished manuscripts
Award: Up to $2,250/one year
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2021

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

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 cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and dentistry. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative: Interdisciplinary Teams to Elucidate the Mechanisms of Device-Based Pain Relief (RM1 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports interdisciplinary research teams of multiple PIs to investigate the mechanism of action of device-based pain relief with the overall goal of optimizing therapeutic outcomes for FDA-approved or -cleared technologies
Who should apply: A minimum of three PIs, all of whom must have an appointment at a domestic institution
Award: Generally up to $7.5 million/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 3, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Basic Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports innovative studies designed to investigate biological and genetic bases of cancer health disparities such as mechanistic studies of biological factors associated with cancer health disparities, including those related to basic research in cancer biology or cancer prevention strategies, the development and testing of new methodologies and models, and secondary data analyses; see also the Basic Research in Cancer Health Disparities R21 Exploratory/Developmental Grants and R03 Small Research Grants
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in basic research on cancer disparities
Award: Not limited/up to five years    
Deadline: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cardiology NHLBI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic Health in Early Stages of the Lifecourse: Pre-adolescence Through Adolescence to Young Adulthood
What: Supports research to understand and promote cardiovascular and cardiometabolic health during transitionary phases across the lifecourse from pre-adolescence through adolescence to young adulthood
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in transitionary cardiovascular and cardiometabolic health
Award: Not limited/up to five years       
Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021, through May 8, 2023

NeuroscienceNIA and NINDS Longitudinal Single Cell Characterization of ADRD Postmortem Tissue (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports projects to identify cellular changes in ADRD postmortem brain tissue across disease progression; studies that propose single-nucleus transcriptomic and epigenomic studies that identify changes in neuronal, glial or vascular cells over multiple ADRD stages are encouraged
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in ADRD postmortem tissue
Award: Up to $3.15 million/up to five years    
Deadline: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDCR Behavioral and Social Intervention Clinical Trial Planning and Implementation Cooperative Agreement (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Supports applications to plan and implement behavioral and social intervention clinical trials, including trials to develop and test behavior change interventions related to dental, oral or craniofacial conditions
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in behavior related to dental, oral or craniofacial conditions
Award: Up to $400,000 for UG3 phase and not limited for UH3 phase/up to seven years    
Deadline: Oct. 6, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Mentored Research Scientist Development Award to Promote Diversity (K01 Clinical Trial Required) and (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Provides salary and research support for eligible individuals from diverse backgrounds for a sustained period of protected time for intensive research career development under the guidance of an experienced mentor
Who should apply: Citizens, non-citizen nationals, and individuals who have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the U.S. who have completed at least two, but usually not more than five years of research training beyond a doctoral degree; additional eligibility info available in FOAs (Trial Required and Trial not Allowed)
Award: Salary and other program-related expenses/up to five years    
Deadline: Oct. 12, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIDA Mechanism for Time-Sensitive Drug Abuse Research (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports support pilot, feasibility or exploratory research in priority areas in substance use epidemiology, prevention and health services
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in time-sensitive substance use topics
Award: Up to $275,000/up to two years    
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 11, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 11, 2021, 5 p.m. PT 
  

Requests for Information

MultidisciplinaryOPA Request for Information (RFI) on User Experience with Scientific Data Sources and Tools

Private Opportunities

MultidisciplinaryCigna Foundation Health and Well-Being Grants
What: Supports well-being research including  research on prevention, treatment and research for chronic diseases; wellness programs promoting exercise, fitness and healthy lifestyle choices; programs addressing mental and behavioral health conditions; dental programs; and maternal, prenatal and newborn health
Who should apply:
Nonprofits addressing the root causes of health inequity and supporting under-resourced and systemically disadvantaged communities
Award: Up to $300,000/up to three years
Deadline: Sept. 24, 2021, 2  p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Psychological Foundation Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant
What: Supports graduate and early career work that seeks to increase the public’s understanding of the psychological pain and stigma experienced by adults living with visible physical disabilities, such as cerebral palsy
Who should apply:
Full-time graduate students in good standing at an accredited university and early career psychologists who no more than 10 years postdoctoral
Award: Up to $10,000/duration not specified
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

MultidisciplinarySigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research
What: Funding for undergraduate and graduate science students to pay for travel expenses to and from a research site, or for purchase of non-standard laboratory equipment necessary to complete a specific research project
Who should apply:
Undergraduate and graduate students studying an area of science; special funding reserved for vision researchers
Award: Up to $2,500 for vision-related research and up to $1,000 for all other research/not specified
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

NeuroscienceWhitehall Foundation Research Grants and Grants-in-Aid
What: Supports basic research in neurobiology including invertebrate and vertebrate (except clinical) neurobiology and investigations of neural mechanisms involved in sensory, motor and other complex functions of the whole organism as they relate to behavior  
Who should apply:
Assistant professors and higher who are considered independent and have their own dedicated lab space
Award: For Grants-in-Aid: Up to $30,000/one year; For Research Grants: Up to $225,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021; Application due: Feb. 15, 2022

Multidisciplinary
Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Phased Large Awards for Comparative Effectiveness Research — Cycle 3 2021
What: Supports comparative effectiveness research projects that will examine a critical patient-centered research question that is also relevant to decision makers and other stakeholders
Who should apply:
Any private-sector research organization; individuals are not permitted to apply
Award: Up to $22 million/up to six and a half years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Full proposal due: Jan. 11, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Targeted Research PFAs
What: Supports comparative clinical effectiveness research focused on osteoporotic fractures, migraine prevention or healthy aging
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in one of the listed topics
Award: Between up to $5 and $10 million/up to five years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 5, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Full proposal due: Jan. 11, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS amfAR Mathilde Krim Fellowships in Biomedical Research
What: Supports a postdoctoral researcher’s transition to an independent career in HIV/AIDS research within an academic institution or nonprofit organization
Who should apply:
Researchers who have a research or clinical doctorate completed between three and six years prior to September 8, 2021 and are positioned to secure an independent research position no later than July 2024; further eligibility info in program announcement
Award: Up to $150,000/up to two years
Deadline: Portal registration due: Oct. 6, 2021, noon PT; LOI due: Oct. 13, 2021, noon PT

Hepatology Pfizer 2021/2022 Global NASH ASPIRE
What: Supports basic, clinical and translational research on nonalcoholic steatohepatitis such as understanding biological drivers of heterogeneity in disease pathogenesis and progression and regression in NASH
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in nonalcoholic steatohepatitis
Award: Up to $140,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Full proposal due: March 8, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology Pfizer Virtual Programs for Rheumatology Education
What: Supports virtual activities intended to improve the competency of healthcare professionals who treat rheumatologic conditions regarding the development of rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, axial spondyloarthritis and juvenile idiopathic arthritis 
Who should apply:
Adult and pediatric rheumatologists and advanced practice providers who are involved in the care of patients with rheumatological conditions
Award: Up to $250,000/duration not specified
Deadline: Oct. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Nursing American Nurses Foundation Reimagining Nursing (RN) Initiative
What: Supports pilot programs that equip nurses with leading-edge knowledge, tools, environments and systems to deliver exemplary care
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in innovations in nursing
Award: Up to $1.5 million/three years
Deadline: Oct. 25, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cardiology Alpha Phi Foundation Heart to Heart Grant
What: Supports research and education to lessen the impact of heart disease in women
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in women’s heart health
Award: Up to $100,000/up to two years
Deadline: Nov. 5, 2021, midnight PT

Neuroscience McKnight Foundation Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Awards
What: Supports scientists who work on novel and creative approaches to understanding brain function in order to advance and enlarge the range of technologies available to the neurosciences
Who should apply: Independent investigators who hold a faculty position at the rank of assistant professor or higher
Award: Up to $200,000/two years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 6, 2021; Application due: April 25, 2021                                                   

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

September 2021

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 Blueprint MedTech: Incubator Hubs (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Blueprint MedTech Translator (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 20, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 5 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

Cancer NCI Cancer Research Education Grants Program – Courses for Skills Development (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Research Experiences (R25 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 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

Immunology Central Oregon Health Council Central Oregon Immunization Quality Improvement Coordinator Deadline: Oct. 4, 2021, noon p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Comprehensive Care for Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus from Populations with Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Oct. 5, 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

Cancer NCI Integration of Imaging and Fluid-Based Tumor Monitoring in Cancer Therapy (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: 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

Aging NIA Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Maximizing the Scientific Value of Secondary Analyses of Existing Cohorts and Datasets in Order to Address Research Gaps and Foster Additional Opportunities in Aging Research Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021, through May 8, 2023

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 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) Application due: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Utilizing Invasive Recording and Stimulating Opportunities in Humans to Advance Neural Circuitry Understanding of Mental Health Disorders (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: R01 due: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT; R21 due: Oct. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Obstetrics and Gynecology Central Oregon Health Council Media Campaign Promoting Intended Pregnancy Deadline: Oct. 6, 2021, noon p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Metabolic Dysregulation and Cancer Risk Program, Research Grants: a Transdisciplinary Approach to Obesity-Associated Research (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Oct. 6, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Cancer Prevention-Interception Targeted Agent Discovery Program (CAP-IT) Centers (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Aging NIA Dementia Care and Caregiver Support Intervention Research (R01 Clinical Trial Required) Application due: Oct. 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) Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Required) Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Program on the Origins of Gastroesophageal Cancers (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Oct. 8, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Audiology NIDCD Research Career Enhancement Award for Established Investigators (K18 Clinical Trial Required), (K18 Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) and (K18 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: 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

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Autism Centers of Excellence: Centers (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) and Networks (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 9, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 9, 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

MultidisciplinaryNHGRI and NIDDK Small Grants for New Investigators to Promote Diversity in Health-Related Research (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Oct. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple 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) Deadline: Oct. 27, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Pediatrics NICHD Impact of Technology and Digital Media (TDM) Exposure/Usage on Child and Adolescent Development (P01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 29, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 29, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NICHD Learning Disabilities Innovation Hubs (P20 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 30, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 30, 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

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) LOI due: Nov. 7, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 7, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

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) LOI due: Nov. 8, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: 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

Multidisciplinary NCI Implementation Science for Cancer Control in People Living with HIV in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Nov. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Biology NSF Reproducible Cells and Organoids via Directed-Differentiation Encoding (RECODE) Preliminary proposal due: Nov. 22, 2021; Full proposal due: March 31, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NSF Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases (EEID) Deadline: Nov. 24, 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

Cancer NCI Research Specialist (Clinician Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 8, 2021, 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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September 2021

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

Surgery Johnson & Johnson Innovation Veterans Lead QuickFire Challenge Deadline: Sept. 17, 2021

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

Pharmacology American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Foundation Pharmacy Resident Research Grant Deadline: Sept. 20, 2021

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

Neuroscience National Ataxia Foundation Young Investigator Award LOI due: Sept. 28, 2021; Application due: Oct. 26, 2021

Dermatology Pfizer Emerging Therapies in Alopecia Areata for Dermatologists – United States Deadline: Sept. 28, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

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

NeuroscienceAlzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation Prevention Pipeline 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

Neuroscience American Academy of Neurology Career Development Award Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

Neuroscience American Academy of Neurology and American Brain Foundation Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Autism Research Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

Dentistry American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Access to Care Grants Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021, 2:30 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Hikma Health Year of Migrant Health Grants Program Deadline: Oct. 1, 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

Neuroscience National Ataxia Foundation Pioneer SCA3/MJD Translational Research Awards LOI due: Oct. 5, 2021; Application due: Nov. 2, 2021

Neuroscience National Ataxia Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Award LOI due: Oct. 5, 2021; Application due: Nov. 2, 2021

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

Multidisciplinary Sexual Medicine Society of North America Scholars in Sexuality Research Grants Program Deadline: Oct. 11, 2021, 9:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Pfizer PARP-inhibitor Combination Treatments in Prostate Cancer Deadline: Oct. 13, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer American Cancer Society Role of Health Policy and Health Insurance in Improving Access to and Performance of Cancer Prevention, Early Detection, and Treatment Services Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021

Neuroscience Angelman Syndrome Foundation General Research Submissions Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021

Multidisciplinary Johnson & Johnson Innovation Packaging Design QuickFire Challenge: Unit Dose Technologies Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021

Dermatology Dermatology Foundation Research Awards Program Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021

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

November 2021

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

December 2021

CancerDamon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Physician-Scientist Training Award Deadline: Dec. 1, 2021, 1 p.m. PT
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Cancer Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Quantitative Biology Fellowship Award Deadline: Dec. 1, 2021, 1 p.m. PT
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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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