OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of September 23, 2021

Each week, OHSU Research Development compiles a list of funding opportunities from internal sources, the government and private foundations. We publish the list here every Thursday. A pdf of the list is also available.

Featured Opportunities 
Multidisciplinary OHSU Foundation Collins Medical Trust
What: 
Provides seed funding for projects that advance basic or clinical medical research and will be leveraged to have a greater impact in the future through being eligible for future NIH or other substantial funding; successful proposals will highlight impact on the immediate population served, Oregon and potential national impact
Who should apply: Early career investigators, including postdoctoral fellows and assistant professors, who are clearly supported by their mentors

Award: Up to $30,000/one year

Deadline: Notice of Intent form is required; submission window starts Oct. 4, 2021 and goes through Oct. 8, 2021; Application due: Dec. 31, 2021
Questions? Contact the OHSU Foundation


Multidisciplinary OHSU Faculty Initiative Pool
What: 
Supports OHSU faculty by providing one-time funds for faculty research or education projects, professional development, wellness, resiliency, or other similar endeavors
Who should apply: Faculty members with a paid primary faculty appointment at OHSU; if your primary paid appointment is at a different institution, you are not eligible. Faculty in the Research Series are eligible
Award: Awarded from a $2.5 million pool; individual award amounts will vary depending on projected expenses/up to one year
Deadline: Oct. 22, 2021
Apply through the CAP


MultidisciplinaryNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science
What: 
Honors a physician-scientist whose body of research exhibits outstanding achievement in medical science as demonstrated by works of lasting significance
Who should apply: Physician-scientists; individuals of all nationalities and institutional affiliations are eligible except current or recent Northwestern University faculty members and recipients of the Nobel Prize
Award: $200,000
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021


Multidisciplinary FDA Innovation Award: COVID-19 and Health Equity (U01) Clinical Trials Optional
What: 
Supports proposals that focus on advancing racial and ethnic minority participation in COVID-19/COVID-19 variant clinical trials or contribute to informing the continued evaluation of the safety and efficacy of FDA approved products or products subject to EUAs/EUA expansion for the treatment, prevention or diagnosis of COVID-19
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in COVID-19 and health equity
Award: Up to $1 million/up to one year
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 2, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryDoris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award
What: 
Supports to physician scientists at the Assistant Professor rank in conducting an outstanding clinical research project with high significance to improve human health, enabling research time protection to ease the tension between research and clinical responsibilities and facilitating development of strong mentorship relations in a supportive institutional environment
Who should apply: Assistant professors who were appointed to their first post-training,  full-time assistant professor position between December 1, 2017 and December 1, 2020; additional eligibility criteria on website
Award: Up to $495,000/up to three years
Deadline: Pre-proposal due: Nov. 12, 2021, noon PT; Full proposal due: March 11, 2022, noon PT

Internal Opportunities 

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

Multidisciplinary 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 

New this week!
MultidisciplinaryOHSU Foundation Collins Medical Trust

What: Provides seed funding for projects that advance basic or clinical medical research and will be leveraged to have a greater impact in the future through being eligible for future NIH or other substantial funding; successful proposals will highlight impact on the immediate population served, Oregon and potential national impact
Who should apply: Early career investigators, including postdoctoral fellows and assistant professors, who are clearly supported by their mentors
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: Notice of Intent form is required; submission window starts Oct. 4, 2021 and goes through Oct. 8, 2021; Application due: Dec. 31, 2021
Questions? Contact the OHSU Foundation

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

Deadline updated
MultidisciplinaryOHSU 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: Oct. 15, 2021
Send proposals to OHSU Educational Improvement & Innovation

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

New this week!
MultidisciplinaryOHSU Faculty Initiative Pool

What: Supports OHSU faculty by providing one-time funds for faculty research or education projects, professional development, wellness, resiliency, or other similar endeavors
Who should apply: Faculty members with a paid primary faculty appointment at OHSU; if your primary paid appointment is at a different institution, you are not eligible. Faculty in the Research Series are eligible
Award: Awarded from a $2.5 million pool; individual award amounts will vary depending on projected expenses/up to one year  
Deadline: Oct. 22, 2021
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary ‖ OHSU and Kaiser Permanente NW Patient-Centered Learning Health Systems Science K12 Research Career Development Program
What: Supports researchers pursuing a career in learning health systems with a focus on rapid and continuous learning and translation of findings into patient-centered care; program begins in 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

New this week!
MultidisciplinaryTrunkey Center Research and Innovation Awards

What: Supports progress on clearly articulated, early-phase research and innovation projects by providing opportunities for pilot testing, preliminary data collection, prototype development, feasibility or needs assessments or similar activities
Who should apply: Teams of faculty, staff, and students/residents either from or outside OHSU; each project team must include at least one OHSU member who serves at PI or Co-PI
Award: Between $5,000 and $20,000/up to two years
Deadline: Jan. 14, 2022, midnight 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

New this week!
MultidisciplinaryNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science

What: Honors a physician-scientist whose body of research exhibits outstanding achievement in medical science as demonstrated by works of lasting significance
Who should apply: Physician-scientists; individuals of all nationalities and institutional affiliations are eligible except current or recent Northwestern University faculty members and recipients of the Nobel Prize
Award: $200,000
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!
Aging ‖ NIA
Notice of Early Expiration of NOT-AG-21-015 “Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Aging-Relevant Behavioral and Social Research on Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)”

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

New this week!
Multidisciplinary ‖ FDA Innovation Award: COVID-19 and Health Equity (U01) Clinical Trials Optional

What: Supports proposals that focus on advancing racial and ethnic minority participation in COVID-19/COVID-19 variant clinical trials or contribute to informing the continued evaluation of the safety and efficacy of FDA approved products or products subject to EUAs/EUA expansion for the treatment, prevention or diagnosis of COVID-19
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in COVID-19 and health equity
Award: Up to $1 million/up to one year
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 2, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 29, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

NIH Federal Opportunities

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

Neuroscience NINDS Career Transition Award for NINDS Intramural Clinician-Scientists (K22 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (K22 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Supports the transition of NINDS intramural neurologist- and neurosurgeon-scientists to independent, academic faculty positions that support clinician-scientists to engage in independently funded scientific research as well as clinical activities
Who should apply: Citizens, non-citizen nationals, and individuals who have been lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the U.S. who have a clinical doctorate or a clinical and research doctoral degree and are in the career development phase of development
Award: Salary and other program-related expenses/up to five years    
Deadline: Oct. 12, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

CancerNCI Pancreatic Cancer Detection Consortium: Research Units (U01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Centers to conduct research on early detection of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma  and characterization of its precursor lesions to identify those patients who are at high risk of progression to cancer; see also PAR-21-335
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in pancreatic cancer detection
Award: Up to $3 million/up to five years     
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 15, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Mental Health Research Dissertation Grant to Enhance Workforce Diversity (R36 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Funding to enhance the diversity of the mental health research workforce by providing dissertation awards in all research areas within the strategic priorities of the NIMH to individuals from groups underrepresented in biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences research
Who should apply: Predoctoral students at the dissertation stage of training who are from groups underrepresented in biomedical research and in good standing in accredited research doctoral programs
Award: Salary consistent with the current fiscal year National Research Service Award predoctoral stipend level and up to $15,000 for additional expenses/up to two years    
Deadline: Oct. 16, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund Tissue Mapping Centers for the Human BioMolecular Atlas Program (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports Tissue Mapping Centers that will generate a high-resolution, high-content, multiscale atlas of a non-diseased human organ; Centers will integrate and optimize all parts of the data generation pipeline from tissue collection and preservation through to data integration, analysis and interpretation
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in human organ mapping
Award: Not limited/up to four years    
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 19, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Global Brain and Nervous System Disorders Research Across the Lifespan (R01 Clinical Trials Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports innovative, collaborative research projects with low- and middle-income country (LMIC) institutions and scientists on brain and other nervous system function and disorders throughout life relevant to LMICs
Who should apply: Investigators in LMICs and the U.S. with shared interests in brain and other nervous system disorders
Award: For R01: Not limited/up to five years; For R21: Up to $250,000/up to two years    
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 9, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 9, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NIA and NINDS Detecting Cognitive Impairment, Including Dementia, in Primary Care and Other Everyday Clinical Settings for the General Public and Health Equity, Pragmatic Clinical Trials (U01 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Supports pragmatic clinical trial applications to test paradigms designed to address the unmet need to detect cognitive impairment, including dementia, in large and diverse populations seen in primary care across the United States when a patient, relative or care provider indicates concern
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in cognitive impairment detection
Award: Up to $5 million/up to five years    
Deadline: Nov. 10, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIDA High Priority HIV and Substance Use Research (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports research projects with the potential to open new areas of HIV/AIDS research and lead to new avenues for prevention, treatment and cure of HIV among people who use drugs
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in HIV/AIDS and substance use
Award: Not limited/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 15, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 15, 2022, 5 p.m. PT 
  

Requests for Information

Substance Use MOMRP and NIAAA Request for Information (RFI): Unhealthy Alcohol Use in Active Duty Military

Nutrition ONR and ORWH Request for Information (RFI): Research Opportunities to End Hunger, Food and Nutrition Insecurity

Private Opportunities

MultidisciplinaryWomen in Science PDX Professional Development Scholarships
What: Funding for women in STEM to attend virtual or in-person scientific and/or professional development events, including conferences, courses, workshops and seminars
Who should apply:
Female-identifying STEM grad students in the Portland area
Award: Up to $1,000/not specified
Deadline: Sept. 27, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Radiology American Roentgen Ray Society 2022 ARRS Scholarship
What: Supports early-career faculty members to study or research the radiologic sciences and explore ways to change the way radiology is practiced
Who should apply:
ARRS members who have held a full-time faculty appointment as a lecturer, instructor, assistant professor or equivalent for no more than five years beyond their initial appointment and are certified by the American Board of Radiology
Award: Up to $180,000/two years
Deadline: Oct. 4, 2021

Urology
American Urological Association Gallagher Health Policy Scholar Program
What: Supports a urology scholar based on a commitment to, and strong interest in, health policy issues of importance to urology 
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in health policy and urology
Award: $15,000 stipend/one year
Deadline: Oct. 10, 2021

Cancer American Cancer Society Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and Their Families
What: Supports pilot and exploratory research studies with the purpose of testing interventions, developing research methodologies or exploring novel areas of research in palliative care for cancer patients and their families 
Who should apply:
Full-time faculty who are independent investigators
Award: Up to $120,000 plus up to $24,000 in indirect costs/up to two years
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021

Psychology American Psychological Foundation Lizette Peterson-Homer Injury Prevention Grant
What: Supports research into the psychological and behavioral aspects of the prevention of injuries in children and adolescents through accidents, violence, abuse or suicide
Who should apply:
Students and faculty with demonstrated research competence and area commitment
Award: Up to $5,000/duration not specified
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021

MultidisciplinaryBiocodex Microbiota Foundation Research Projects
What: Supports research on gut microbiota and its impact beyond the digestive system; may be applied to a new or existing study
Who should apply:
Early-career researchers with five years or less of research experience who are seeking to establish themselves apart from their program and become independent
Award: Up to $50,000/not specified
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Eagles Autism Foundation Research Grants
What: Supports basic and clinical research of autism spectrum disorders that studies affected individuals and families and diverse model systems
Who should apply: Full-time faculty with a research interest in autism spectrum disorders
Award: Up to $400,000/two years
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 15, 2021; Application due: Jan. 10, 2022

Neuroscience Adira Foundation Pervasive Needs Grants
What: Supports programs that aim to improve the lives of people impacted by neurodegenerative diseases such as ALS, Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, Huntington’s disease, multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease
Who should apply:
Organizations serving people with ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis), Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias, Huntington’s disease, multiple sclerosis or Parkinson’s disease
Award: Grants average $60,000/up to one year
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 18, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

Nursing American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Impact Research Grants
What: Supports research to address gaps in high-acuity and critical care areas of clinical research and nursing practice 
Who should apply:
AACN members who hold a master’s degree or have completed candidacy requirements in a BSN-to-PhD or DNP program
Award: Up to $50,000/not specified
Deadline: Oct. 29, 2021

EndocrinologyAmerican Diabetes Association Nutrition & Diabetes Postdoctoral Fellowship (PDFN)
What: Supports high quality training in disciplines and topics relevant to nutrition and diabetes in an environment conducive to beginning a career in diabetes research 
Who should apply:
Postdoctoral researchers with an interest in diabetes and nutrition
Award: Up to $225,876/up to three years
Deadline: Nov. 1, 2021, 2 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryPfizer 2021/2022 Global Obesity ASPIRE
What: Supports basic, clinical and pre-clinical research on the pathophysiology and biology of overweight and obesity, understanding obesity as a disease and generating evidence of optimal management of obesity and co-existing comorbid conditions
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in any of the above areas of obesity
Award: Up to $250,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 5, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT; Full proposal due: February 2022

MultidisciplinaryDoris Duke Charitable Foundation Clinical Scientist Development Award
What: Supports to physician scientists at the Assistant Professor rank in conducting an outstanding clinical research project with high significance to improve human health, enabling research time protection to ease the tension between research and clinical responsibilities and facilitating development of strong mentorship relations in a supportive institutional environment
Who should apply:
Assistant professors who were appointed to their first post-training,  full-time assistant professor position between December 1, 2017 and December 1, 2020; additional eligibility criteria on website
Award: Up to $495,000/up to three years
Deadline: Pre-proposal due: Nov. 12, 2021, noon PT; Full proposal due: March 11, 2022, noon PT

EndocrinologyAmerican Diabetes Association Nutrition & Diabetes Innovative Clinical or Translational Science (ICTSN)
What: Supports nutrition and diabetes research with novel and innovative hypotheses performed in human subjects or research approaches to accelerate the transition of scientific discoveries into clinical application
Who should apply:
Faculty with a clinical or translational diabetes and nutrition project
Award: Up to $600,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 22, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Full proposal due: March 7, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Endocrinology American Diabetes Association Nutrition & Diabetes Junior Faculty Development (JDFN)
What: Supports early investigators as they establish independence as diabetes researchers
Who should apply:
Any level faculty up to and including assistant professor or equivalent with less than 10 years research experience beyond their terminal degree
Award: Up to $414,000 plus up to $30,000 in student loan repayment/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 22, 2021, 2 p.m. PT; Full proposal due: March 7, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Innovative Research to Advance Racial Equity
What: Supports research to evaluate specific interventions (e.g., policies, programs, practices) that have the potential to counteract the harms of structural and systemic racism and improve health, well-being and equity outcomes
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in systemic racism and health inequities
Award: Not limited; budget will be weighed in relation to the importance and likely contribution of the proposed work/up to four years
Deadline: Rolling; applicant webinar on Oct. 13, 2021, 10 a.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying                                                    

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

September 2021

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

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative: Interdisciplinary Teams to Elucidate the Mechanisms of Device-Based Pain Relief (RM1 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Oct. 3, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 3, 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

CancerNCI Basic Research in Cancer Health Disparities (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) 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

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 Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2021, through May 8, 2023

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

NeuroscienceNIA and NINDS Longitudinal Single Cell Characterization of ADRD Postmortem Tissue (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Oct. 5, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

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

MultidisciplinaryNIDCR Behavioral and Social Intervention Clinical Trial Planning and Implementation Cooperative Agreement (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required) Deadline: 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 Mentored Research Scientist Development Award to Promote Diversity (K01 Clinical Trial Required) and (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Oct. 12, 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

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Research on the Ethical Implications of Advancements in Neurotechnology and Brain Science (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Oct. 13, 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) 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) 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) Application due: Oct. 13, 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

MultidisciplinaryNIDA Exploratory Studies to Investigate the Mechanisms of Interrelationship between Sleep and Substance Use Disorders (R61/R33 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) 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) Application due: 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 BRAIN Initiative: Integration and Analysis of BRAIN Initiative Data (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 15, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use NIDA Large Scale Mapping and/or Molecular Profiling of Ensembles and/or Cell-Types Mediating Opioid Action in the Rodent Brain (R01 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 15, 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

Substance Use NCCIH, NIAMS and NIDA HEAL Initiative: Novel Targets for Opioid Use Disorders and Opioid Overdose (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 19, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Blueprint MedTech: Incubator Hubs (U54 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Blueprint MedTech Translator (UG3/UH3 – Clinical Trial Optional) 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) Application due: Oct. 20, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NIA 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) Application due: Oct. 20, 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) Application due: Oct. 22, 2021, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Promoting Bunyavirales Basic Science Research (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Oct. 22, 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

December 2021

Substance Use NIDA Mechanism for Time-Sensitive Drug Abuse Research (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Dec. 11, 2021 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 11, 2022, 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

Open

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Multidisciplinary NHLBI and NIEHS NOSI: Stimulating Intervention Research to Reduce Cardiopulmonary Impacts of Particulate Matter in Air Pollution among High-Risk Populations Deadline: Open through Sept. 7, 2025

Genomics  NHGRI Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) High Throughput Sequencing and Genotyping Resource Access (X01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Applications are accepted by continuous receipt

Biology NSF Biophotonics Applications accepted anytime

Biology NSF Cellular and Biochemical Engineering Applications accepted anytime

Biology  NSF Dear Colleague Letter: Conferences for Building Computational Literacy in Biological Sciences Deadline: Open

MultidisciplinaryNSF Dear Colleague Letter: Pilot Projects for Cyberinfrastructure Centers of Excellence Deadline: Rolling

Biology NSF Division of Integrative Organismal Systems Core Programs Applications accepted anytime

Biology NSF Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences: Investigator-initiated research projects (MCB) Deadline: Open

Multidisciplinary NSF Enabling Discovery through GEnomic Tools (EDGE) Deadline: Open

Biology NSF Infrastructure Innovation for Biological Research (Innovation) Deadline: Open

Biology NSF Transitions to Excellence in Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Research (Transitions) Deadline: Open

Private 

September 2021

MultidisciplinaryCigna Foundation Health and Well-Being Grants Deadline: Sept. 24, 2021, 2  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

MultidisciplinaryAmerican Psychological Foundation Scott and Paul Pearsall Grant Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

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

MultidisciplinarySigma Xi Grants in Aid of Research Deadline: Oct. 1, 2021

NeuroscienceWhitehall Foundation Research Grants and Grants-in-Aid LOI due: Oct. 1, 2021; Application due: Feb. 15, 2022

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

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute Phased Large Awards for Comparative Effectiveness Research — Cycle 3 2021 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 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 Portal registration due: Oct. 6, 2021, noon PT; LOI due: Oct. 13, 2021, noon 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

Hepatology Pfizer 2021/2022 Global NASH ASPIRE 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 Deadline: Oct. 20, 2021, 8:59 p.m. PT

Nursing American Nurses Foundation Reimagining Nursing (RN) Initiative Deadline: Oct. 25, 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

Cardiology Alpha Phi Foundation Heart to Heart Grant Deadline: Nov. 5, 2021, midnight 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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Neuroscience McKnight Foundation Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Awards LOI due: Dec. 6, 2021; Application due: April 25, 2021

Open

Substance Abuse Charles Koch Foundation Substance Abuse Research Grants Deadline: Rolling

NeuroscienceCure SMA Newborn Screening for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Program Deadline: Rolling

Pulmonology Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Path to a Cure: Industry Award Program Deadline: Rolling, but LOI required

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Open
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Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Rolling
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Neuroscience  SFARI Supplement to Enhance Equity and Diversity (SEED) Deadline: Rolling
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