OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of August 4, 2022

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 
Cancer V Foundation Pediatric All-Star, Translational and V Scholar Cancer Research Grant Program
What: 
Three programs to support pediatric cancer research; Translational Awards support projects that move a novel strategy from the laboratory into a human clinical trial or use specimens from a clinical trial to develop biomarkers or mechanisms; V Scholar Awards support projects either laboratory-based discovery research or translational research; and All-Star Awards support applicants who have previously received a V Foundation grant
Who should apply: Pediatric cancer researchers; eligibility requirements for each award are different and detailed, so see CAP listing for more details

Award: For Translational: Up to $800,000/up to four years; For V Scholar: Up to $600,000/up to three years; For All-Star: Up to $1 million/up to five years

Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 8, 2022; Nomination due: Aug. 22, 2022
Apply through the CAP
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying


Bioethics Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholars Program
What: 
Supports junior faculty to carry out innovative bioethics research that goes beyond current work in bioethics to help resolve ethical issues in clinical, biomedical and public health decision-making, policy and practice
Who should apply: 
Junior faculty whose appointment allows at least 50 percent of their effort to perform research; priority given to applicants who have not yet been considered for tenure or an equivalent promotion
Award: 
Support for 50 percent of faculty’s salary plus benefits/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Aug. 11, 2022; LOI due: Sept. 19, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT;
Application due: Jan. 9, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

MultidisciplinaryJohnson & Johnson Scholars Award Program
What: 
Supports the development of female STEM2D leaders and feeding the STEM2D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their careers
Who should apply: Women working in the field(s) of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D) who are early to mid-career and working within a STEM2D university department
Award: $150,000/three years
Deadline: Internal deadline: Aug. 25, 2022; Application due: Sept. 30, 2022, noon PT
Apply through the CAP


OphthalmologyAssociation for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Kreissig Award for Excellence in Retinal Surgery
What: 
Recognizes the next generation of curious, enterprising investigators who seek to optimize functional outcomes for patients needing retinal surgery
Who should apply: Clinician-investigators specializing in the retina who have been practicing at least 10 years as a fully trained ophthalmologist specialist in the posterior segment surgery of the eye, are ARVO members and are age 55 or younger
Award: $30,000
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2022


Multidisciplinary NSF Alan T. Waterman Award
What: 
Recognizes an outstanding young researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation
Who should apply: U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are 40 years of age or younger OR not be more than 10 years beyond receipt of their Ph.D. by December 31st of the year they are nominated and have demonstrated exceptional individual achievements in scientific or engineering research of sufficient quality, originality, innovation and significant impact on the field to place them at the forefront of their peers
Award: A medal and a grant of $1 million over a five-year period for scientific research or advanced study in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, social or other sciences at an institution of their choice
Deadline: Sept. 16, 2022

Internal Opportunities 

Multidisciplinary MRF Early Clinical Investigator Award
What: Funding to further the development postdoctoral fellows or trainees who interact with human subjects and who are interested in a career in clinical or translational research
Who should apply: Postdoctoral trainees and fellows with specific plans for a career in clinical research
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

MultidisciplinaryMRF New Investigator Grant
What: Supports promising investigators in biomedical research at the beginning of their independent careers
Who should apply: Assistant professors or equivalent who are independent but new to research and don’t yet have funding sources
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

MultidisciplinaryMRF Emergency Interim Support and OHSU Presidential Bridge Funding
What: Provides funding for research programs that have lost national grant funding and enables investigators to develop data supporting application renewals; OHSU applicants can apply for both MRF Emergency Interim Support and OHSU Bridge Funding
Who should apply: Researchers who need funding to keep their programs going
Award: Up to $50,000 from each MRF and Bridge funding/one year
Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

MultidisciplinaryOHSU, Harvard Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Kaiser Permanente 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 September 2022
Who should apply: Full-time OHSU, Kaiser, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, or partnering institution researchers who can commit a minimum of 75 percent full-time professional effort to conducting research career development activities associated with award
Award: Up to $50,000/up to two years
Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022, 4 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP 

Neuroscience Oregon Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center Development Projects
What: Development projects to promote basic and clinical biomedical, translational, epidemiological, caregiving, educational and behavioral research on Alzheimer’s Disease and related dementias (ADRD), and normal brain aging; this funding provides support to develop preliminary data sufficient to provide the basis for an application for independent research support and investigators are encouraged to utilize OHSU’s Oregon Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center resources and to consider priority topics established by the NIA National Advisory Council on Aging and the National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease (National Alzheimer’s Plan)

Who should apply: Postdoctoral, early or more advanced career investigators; more senior investigators should be new to ADRD research or those wanting to try a new hypothesis, method, or approach; investigators from communities underrepresented in research are especially encouraged to apply
Award:
$75,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 2, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Contact Heather Schiffke if you are interested in applying to this opportunity would like a full program description 

Gastroenterology Brenden-Colson Center for Pancreatic Care Pilot Project Grants
What: Supports basic science or clinical research projects with direct relevance to:  the treatment of pancreatitis; early detection or new therapies for pancreatic cancer; or quality of life for those suffering from pancreas disease; work proposed should not be part of an existing funded project, but should hold promise for expanding into a larger externally funded study; special interest in work that shows potential for rapid translational impact
Who should apply: OHSU faculty, staff scientists and postdocs
Award: $50,000/one year  
Deadline: Pre-application due: Sept. 30, 2022; Application due: Dec. 16, 2022

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

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 June 30, 2022
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary OHSU School of Medicine Exploratory Research Seed Grants
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

Limited Submission Opportunities   

Cancer V Foundation Pediatric All-Star, Translational and V Scholar Cancer Research Grant Program
What: Three programs to support pediatric cancer research; Translational Awards support projects that move a novel strategy from the laboratory into a human clinical trial or use specimens from a clinical trial to develop biomarkers or mechanisms; V Scholar Awards support projects either laboratory-based discovery research or translational research; and All-Star Awards support any area of pediatric cancer research proposed by applicant who have previously received a V Foundation grant
Who should apply: Pediatric cancer researchers; eligibility requirements for each award are different and detailed, so see CAP listing for more details
Award: For Translational: Up to $800,000/up to four years; For V Scholar: Up to $600,000/up to three years; For All-Star: Up to $1 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Aug. 8, 2022; Nomination due: Aug. 22, 2022
Apply through the CAP
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Bioethics Greenwall Foundation Faculty Scholars Program
What: Supports junior faculty to carry out innovative bioethics research that goes beyond current work in bioethics to help resolve ethical issues in clinical, biomedical and public health decision-making, policy and practice
Who should apply: Junior faculty whose appointment allows at least 50 percent of their effort to perform research; priority given to applicants who have not yet been considered for tenure or an equivalent promotion
Award: Support for 50 percent of faculty’s salary plus benefits/up to three years   
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Aug. 11, 2022; LOI due: Sept. 19, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT;
Application due: Jan. 9, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP 

Multidisciplinary NIGMS Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards (IRACDA) (K12 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports a mentored postdoctoral research experience at a research-intensive institution combined with an opportunity to develop critical teaching and mentoring skills at a teaching-intensive partner institution with a diverse student population
Who should apply: At least one of the PIs should be an established investigator in the biomedical sciences and capable of providing both administrative and scientific leadership needed for the development and implementation of the proposed program; additional eligibility info in FOA
Award: Not limited/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Aug. 18, 2022; Application due: Oct. 3, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary NIGMS Postdoctoral Research Associate Training (PRAT) Program (FI2)
What: Supports postdoctoral research training in the basic biomedical sciences to prepare a diverse group of postdoctoral fellows in NIH intramural research laboratories for leadership positions in careers in the biomedical research workforce
Who should apply: PIs must have completed their degree by the time of entrance into the program and have no more than five years of relevant research experience since receipt of their most recent doctoral degree
Award: Stipends and travel and training allowance/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Aug. 18, 2022; Application due: Oct. 3, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Multidisciplinary Johnson & Johnson
Scholars Award Program
What: Supports the development of female STEM2D leaders and feeding the STEM2D talent pipeline by awarding and sponsoring women at critical points in their careers
Who should apply: Women working in the field(s) of Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, or Manufacturing and Design (STEM2D) who are early to mid-career and working within a STEM2D university department
Award: $150,000/three years
Deadline: Internal deadline:
Aug. 25, 2022; Application due: Sept. 30, 2022, noon PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Pediatrics
NICHD Coordinating Center for the NICHD Population Dynamics Centers Research Infrastructure Program FY 2023 (R24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports a coordinating center for the NICHD Population Dynamics Centers Research Infrastructure Programs to improve the translation and dissemination of significant peer-reviewed findings, methods, and perspectives from population dynamics research to multiple audiences
Who should apply: Anyone who wishes to support the Population Dynamics Centers Research Infrastructure Programs
Award: Up to $600,000/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Sept. 15, 2022; LOI due: Nov. 2, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 2, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary NIGMS and ORIP Modern Equipment for Shared-use Biomedical Research Facilities: Advancing Research-Related Operations (R24 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)
What: Funding support to purchase advanced equipment that will enhance and modernize research-supporting operations of biomedical research facilities
Who should apply: PIs may be a core or an animal research facility director, tenured, or non-tenured faculty member of the applicant organization and will typically be a scientist with a leadership role in managing the shared-use facility and relevant expertise related to the requested technology; multiple PIs are not allowed
Award: Up to $350,000/up to one year
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Sept. 19, 2022; Application due: Nov. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards

New this week!
Ophthalmology
Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Kreissig Award for Excellence in Retinal Surgery
What: Recognizes the next generation of curious, enterprising investigators who seek to optimize functional outcomes for patients needing retinal surgery
Who should apply:
Clinician-investigators specializing in the retina who have been practicing at least 10 years as a fully trained ophthalmologist specialist in the posterior segment surgery of the eye, are ARVO members and are age 55 or younger
Award: $30,000
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2022

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:
MDs or MD/PhDs (or equivalent); self-nomination is not permitted
Award: $20,000
Deadline: Sept. 12, 2022

Multidisciplinary Else Kröner-Fresenius-Stiftung Else Kröner Fresenius Prize for Medical Research 2023
What: Recognizes researchers in basic medical sciences or clinical sciences who have made outstanding scientific contributions with regard to diseases that pose a major burden in low, middle and high income countries
Who should apply:
Researchers work in the coming years is expected to yield further groundbreaking advances in global diagnosis or treatment; nominations of younger and mid-career scientists are favored and self-nominations are not accepted
Award: $2,619,450 (approximately; prize money listed in Euros)
Deadline: Sept. 13, 2022

New this week!
Multidisciplinary
NSF Alan T. Waterman Award
What: Recognizes an outstanding young researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation
Who should apply:
U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are 40 years of age or younger OR not be more than 10 years beyond receipt of their Ph.D. by December 31st of the year they are nominated and have demonstrated exceptional individual achievements in scientific or engineering research of sufficient quality, originality, innovation and significant impact on the field to place them at the forefront of their peers
Award: A medal and a grant of $1 million over a five-year period for scientific research or advanced study in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, social or other sciences at an institution of their choice
Deadline: Sept. 16, 2022

Immunology Michelson Philanthropies & Science Prize for Immunology
What: Recognizes young investigators from a wide range of disciplines including computer science, artificial intelligence/machine learning, protein engineering, nanotechnology, genomics, parasitology and tropical medicine, neurodegenerative diseases, and gene editing, who apply their expertise to perform research that has a lasting impact on vaccine and immunotherapy
Who should apply:
Researchers who are no older than 35, hold an M.D., PhD., or M.D./Ph.D. at the time of entry, and whose research was performed during the previous three years
Award: $30,000 for grand prize winner and $10,000 for runners up
Deadline: Oct. 1, 2022

COVID-19 Opportunities

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

Multidisciplinary Pfizer Digital Education to Address Patients with COVID-19 and High Risk of Complications
What: Supports online educational programs for primary care clinicians designed to increase the understanding of need for early diagnosis and intervention for patients with COVID-19 and a high risk of complications and treatment of acute COVID-19 in a primary care setting
Who should apply: Primary care clinicians who manage patients with COVID-19
Award: Up to $230,000/not specified      
Deadline: Aug. 10, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NIA and NINDS Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): COVID-19 Related Revisions to NINDS ADRD Human Subjects Cooperative Agreement Programs
What: Administrative supplements to address staffing shortages that are significantly impacting the recruitment of participants for NINDS administered Alzheimer’s Disease/Alzheimer’s Disease and RelaTed Dementias (AD/ADRD) clinical research studies
Who should apply: PIs on existing NINDS awards
Award: Up to $1 million/up to four years      
Deadline: Aug. 19, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT 

Endocrinology NIDDK Understanding the Pathophysiology and Clinical Course of New-Onset Diabetes Following COVID-19 (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports a longitudinal cohort of individuals who developed diabetes following SARS-CoV-2 infection to understand the pathophysiology and clinical course post-COVID-19 diabetes
Who should apply: Multiple Program Directors/Principal Investigators are required for this FOA including an investigator well versed in clinical research and has documented experience in metabolic investigation in individuals with diabetes
Award: Up to $17.5 million/up to four years    
Deadline: LOI due: Nov. 20, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 20, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Immunology Pfizer and BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Development for LMICs
What: Supports clinical studies designed to lead to approval and availability of new COVID-19 vaccines that are intended to protect large populations in a low- or middle-income country
Who should apply: Open globally, but preference will be given to organizations with a presence in a low- or middle-income country
Award: Not specified/up to two years    
Deadline: Rolling through Dec. 31, 2022

NIH Federal Opportunities

This week the NIH released funding opportunities concerning substance use, cancer and point-of-care. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Promoting Mechanistic Research on Therapeutic and Other Biological Properties of Minor Cannabinoids and Terpenes
What: Promotes mechanistic research of therapeutic benefits of minor cannabinoids and terpenes in the cannabis plant through interdisciplinary collaborations among experts from multiple fields
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in minor cannabinoids and terpenes
Award: Dependent upon FOA     
Deadline: Open from Oct. 5, 2022, through June 5, 2024

Nephrology Multiple NIH Organizations Interventions that Address Structural Racism to Reduce Kidney Health Disparities (U01 – Clinical Trial Required) and Research Coordinating Center (U24 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Invites applications for Intervention Sites and a Research Coordinating Center that will foster community-engaged intervention research to address structural racism to reduce health disparities among individuals living with kidney disease
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in kidney health disparities
Award: For U01: Up to $2.5 million/up to five years; For U24: Up to $3 million/up to five years   
Deadline: LOI due: Oct. 17, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 17, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Administrative Supplements

Multidisciplinary NIH Office of the Director Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements to Support Extramural Collaborators for Notified Applicants for the Bench-to-Bedside and Back Program (BtB) (Clinical Trial Optional)

Requests for Information

Multidisciplinary NIH Common Fund Request for Information: Soliciting ideas for new NIH Common Fund programs

Multidisciplinary NIH Office of the Director NIH Request for Information (RFI) on Acquiring Electronic Health Record Data from Health Information Networks and Health Information Exchanges for the All of Us Research Program

Women’s Health ORWH NIH Request for Information (RFI) on NIH-Wide Strategic Plan for Research on the Health of Women

Private Opportunities

Gastroenterology American Gastroenterological Association AGA-Pfizer Pilot Research Award in Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatitis
What: Supports independent investigators at any career stage researching new directions to improve the diagnosis and treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis
Who should apply:
AGA members who have a MD, PhD, or equivalent degree and a full-time faculty position or equivalent at an institution in North America
Award: Up to $30,000/up to one year
Deadline: Aug. 23, 2022

Nursing Sigma/Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN) Grant
What: Supports nurses to conduct research related to perioperative nursing practice and contribute to the development of perioperative nursing science
Who should apply:
Registered nurses with a current license in the perioperative setting or registered nurses who demonstrate interest in or significant contributions to perioperative nursing practice; all must have at least a master’s in nursing
Award: Up to $5,000/up to one year
Deadline: Aug. 31, 2022

Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Genentech Career Development Award for Underrepresented Minority Emerging Vision Scientists
What: Supports early-career underrepresented minority investigators who have received their initial faculty appointment and are working to establish an independent vision research program
Who should apply:
Applicants from historically disadvantaged backgrounds who are within the first four years of a primary academic appointment and are a U.S. citizen, permanent resident or have DACA status; additional eligibility info in announcement
Award: Up to $100,000/up to two years
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2022

Multidisciplinary Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards at the Scientific Interface
What: Supports researchers who have transitioned from graduate work in the physical/mathematical/computational sciences or engineering into postdoctoral work in the biological sciences in order to bring more cross-trained scientists into biomedical science
Who should apply: Candidates must hold a PhD degree in one of the following fields: mathematics, physics, chemistry, computer science, statistics, or engineering; candidates who hold an MD are eligible to apply if they have both an MD and a PhD, and the PhD is in one of the fields listed above
Award: Up to $500,000/five years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 1, 2022, 1 p.m. PT; Full proposal due: Jan. 6, 2022
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Pathology College of American Pathologists Foundation See, Test & Treat Program
What: Supports for a pathologist-led cancer screening and health education program that brings the power of diagnostic medicine to medically underserved populations 
Who should apply:
CAP members in partnership with a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization to support programs taking place in the U.S.
Award: Up to $50,000/up to three years
Deadline: Sept. 1, 2022

Cancer Minnesota Ovarian Cancer Alliance National Early Detection Research Awards
What: Supports individual projects or parts of a larger research project related to the early detection of ovarian, primary peritoneal, or fallopian tube cancer
Who should apply: United States-based researchers working outside of Minnesota
Award: Up to $100,000/up to one year     
Deadline: Sept. 6, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Endocrinology Foundation for Prader-Willi Research Grants Program
What: Supports research that advances the understanding and treatment of Prader-Willi syndrome including research on genotype to phenotype, understanding PWS genetics and how loss of PWS-critical region genes leads to the phenotype, and neurobiology of hunger and feeding behavior in PWS
Who should apply:
Investigators with a primary faculty appointment at the level of instructor or higher
Award: Up to $100,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 9, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS Gilead Research Scholars Program
What: Supports basic and clinical research in the field of HIV such as basic, clinical, behavioral, epidemiological, implementation science, and community-based participatory research; management of complications, comorbidities and/or co-infections, e.g., HIV and aging; HIV prevention; and health economics outcomes research 
Who should apply:
Applicants must hold an MD, DO, PhD, or equivalent degree at time of award, be within five years of a faculty appointment and have a research mentor with extensive experience in the field of HIV
Award: Up to $180,000/up to two years
Deadline: Sept. 9, 2022

Ophthalmology  The Glaucoma Foundation Exfoliation Research Grant
What: Supports research on exfoliation syndrome, exfoliation glaucoma and intraocular pressure-independent mechanisms of optic nerve degeneration in glaucoma 
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in glaucoma
Award: Up to $60,000/up to one year with possibility of renewal for up to $60,000
Deadline: Sept. 9, 2022

Pediatrics Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Awards
What: Seeks to encourage child health researchers’ development by awarding small grants to new researchers, helping them gain a foothold in this area
Who should apply:
Physicians in a residency/fellowship training program, physicians who have completed such a program no more than one year before the deadline, or postdoctoral researchers who have received a doctoral-level degree no more than three years before the deadline
Award: Up to $25,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Sept. 13, 2022, 11 a.m. PT; Application due: Nov. 4, 2022, 11 a.m. PT

Cancer Thermo Fisher Scientific Precision Oncology Oncomine Clinical Research Grant Program
What: Supports proposals addressing unmet diagnostic needs using next-generation sequencing for both solid and hematological cancers
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in molecular diagnostics
Award: Up to $200,000/up to one year
Deadline: Sept. 26, 2022                                                   

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

August 2022

Infectious Disease NIAID Understanding the Clinical History of Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) to Accelerate Diagnostic and Vaccine Development (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Aug. 12, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 12, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Substance Use Central Oregon Health Council 2022 Central Oregon Naloxone Grant Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022, noon PT

MultidisciplinaryNIA and NINDS Pragmatic Clinical Trials in Community Settings to Decrease or Prevent VCID Outcomes, Including in Populations that Experience Health Disparities (U01 Clinical Trial Required) LOI due: Aug. 15, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 15, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

RheumatologyDoD Lupus Research Program Idea Award Pre-application due: Aug. 16, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 1, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

RheumatologyDoD Lupus Research Program Impact Award Pre-application due: Aug. 16, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 1, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology DoD Lupus Research Program Transformative Vision Award Pre-application due: Aug. 16, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 1, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience DoD Parkinson’s Research Program Early Investigator Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 16, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 1, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceDoD Parkinson’s Research Program Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: Aug. 16, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 1, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceDoD Parkinson’s Research Program Synergistic Idea Award Pre-application due: Aug. 16, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 1, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Convergent Science Cancer Consortium Development Award Pre-application due: Aug. 17, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Sept. 7, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s New Innovator Award Program (DP2 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Aug. 19, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

HIV/AIDS Multiple NIH Organizations Fogarty HIV Research Training Program for Low-and Middle-Income Country Institutions (D43 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Aug. 22, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Research Opportunities Using Invasive Neural Recording and Stimulating Technologies in the Human Brain (U01 Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required) LOI due: Aug. 23, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 23, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Senator Paul D. Wellstone Muscular Dystrophy Specialized Research Centers (MDSRC) (P50 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Aug. 30, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Sept. 30, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

September 2022

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund Understanding the Clinical History of Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) to Accelerate Diagnostic and Vaccine Development (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Sept. 1, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Office of the Director Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Clinical Researchers (LRP-CR); Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Pediatric Research (LRP-PR); Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Health Disparities Research (LRP-HDR); Extramural Clinical Research Loan Repayment Program for Individuals from Disadvantaged Backgrounds (LRP-IDB); Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Contraception and Infertility Research (LRP-CIR); and Extramural Loan Repayment Program for Research in Emerging Areas Critical to Human Health (LRP-REACH) Deadline: Open from Sept. 1, 2022, through Nov. 17, 2022

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (DP5 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Sept. 2, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Instrumentation Program (S10 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 7, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 7, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience NINDS Interdisciplinary Team Science Grant (RM1 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 7, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund NIH Director’s Pioneer Award Program (DP1 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: Sept. 9, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations BRAIN Initiative: Transformative Brain Non-invasive Imaging Technology Development (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 13, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 13, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Focused Program Award – Rare Melanomas Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Melanoma Academy Scholar Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Mid-Career Accelerator Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerDoD Melanoma Research Program Team Science Award Pre-application due: Sept. 14, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 5, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations CCRP Initiative: Countermeasures Against Chemical Threats (CounterACT) Therapeutics Discovery and Early-Stage Development (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 17, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 17, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNCATS and NIMH Pilot Projects Investigating Understudied Proteins Associated with Rare Diseases (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 17, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 17, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NIMH, NIMHD and OBSSR Understanding Suicide Risk and Protective Factors among Black Youth (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 18, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 19, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNIA Policy and Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) and Alzheimer’s Disease-Related Dementias (ADRD) Healthcare Disparities: Access, Utilization, and Quality (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Sept. 20, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 20, 2022, 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. 21, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 21, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Cancer Prevention and Control Clinical Trials Planning Grant Program (R34 Clinical Trials Optional) and (U34 Clinical Trials Optional) LOI due: Sept. 25, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 25, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Mental Health NIMH Expanding Prevention Strategies for Mental Disorders in Mobile Populations in Humanitarian Crises (R34 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Sept. 25, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Oct. 25, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Surgery DoD Reconstructive Transplant Research Program Concept Award Pre-application due: Sept. 28, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 19, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Academy of Kidney Cancer Investigators Early-Career Scholar Award Pre-application due: Sept. 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Clinical Trial Award Pre-application due: Sept. 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program Nurse-Initiated Research Award Pre-application due: Sept. 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Oct. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

October 2022

Cancer NCI Research Specialist (Core-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and Research Specialist (Laboratory-based Scientist) Award (R50 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Oct. 2, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 2, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Biology NSF Building Synthetic Microbial Communities for Biology, Mitigating Climate Change, Sustainability, and Biotechnology (Synthetic Communities) Deadline: Oct. 3, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Preventive Interventions to Address Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in Populations that Experience Health Disparities Deadline: Rolling from Oct. 5, 2022, through Sept. 8, 2025

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Stimulating Research to Understand and Address Hunger, Food and Nutrition Insecurity Deadline: Rolling from Oct. 5, 2022, through Nov. 29, 2024

Cancer NCI Innovative Approaches to Studying Cancer Communication in the New Information Ecosystem (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) and (R21 Clinical Trial Optional) Deadline: R01 due: Oct. 5, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; R21 due: Oct. 16, 2022, 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) LOI due: Oct. 15, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Nov. 15, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

November 2022

Infectious Disease NIAID Transgender People: Immunity, Prevention, and Treatment of HIV and STIs (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Nov. 7, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Dec. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

January 2023

Substance Use NCCIH, NIAAA and NIDA HEAL Initiative: Rapidly Assessing the Public Health Impact of Emerging Opioid Threats (UG1 – Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 2, 2023 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 2, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Open

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

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

Neuroscience DoD Spinal Cord Injury Research Program Awards Deadline: Not announced yet; will be posted here again when deadline is announced

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

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

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

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

Biology NSF Biophotonics Applications accepted anytime

Biology NSF Cellular and Biochemical Engineering Applications accepted anytime

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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August 2022

Physical Therapy Foundation for Physical Therapy Research Funding Opportunities Deadline: Aug. 5, 2022

HIV/AIDS Kent Richard Hofmann Foundation Research Grants LOI due: Aug. 5, 2022; Application due: Sept. 2, 2022

Cancer Pfizer Relapsed/Refractory Multiple Myeloma Competitive Grant Program Deadline: Aug. 8, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNational Multiple Sclerosis Society Biostatistics/Informatics/Data Science Junior Faculty Award LOI due: Aug. 10, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Full application due: Aug. 17, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNational Multiple Sclerosis Society Harry Weaver Scholar (Junior Faculty) Awards LOI due: Aug. 10, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Full application due: Aug. 17, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNational Multiple Sclerosis Society Institutional Clinical Training Award LOI due: Aug. 10, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Full application due: Aug. 17, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNational Multiple Sclerosis Society MS Clinician Scientist Development Awards LOI due: Aug. 10, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Full application due: Aug. 17, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNational Multiple Sclerosis Society Multiple Sclerosis Clinical Care Physician Fellowship LOI due: Aug. 10, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Full application due: Aug. 17, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNational Multiple Sclerosis Society Postdoctoral Fellowships LOI due: Aug. 10, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Full application due: Aug. 17, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience National Multiple Sclerosis Society Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowships LOI due: Aug. 10, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Full application due: Aug. 17, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Hematology Pfizer Addressing Knowledge Gaps in Aplastic Anemia Deadline: Aug. 10, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Faculty Innovation in Education Award Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022

Audiology American Hearing Research Foundation Discovery Grants Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022, 3 p.m. PT

CancerDamon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Damon Runyon Fellowship Award Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022, 1 p.m. PT
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Cancer Hirshberg Foundation for Pancreatic Cancer Research Seed Grants Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022

Multidisciplinary North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Advanced Fellowship in Pediatric Endoscopy Deadline: Aug. 15, 2022

Nephrology PKD Foundation Research Grants Pre-application due: Aug. 15, 2022; Application due: January 2023

CancerAmerican Association for Cancer Research AACR-Lung Cancer Initiative at Johnson & Johnson Stimulating Therapeutic Advances through Research Training (START) Grants Deadline: Aug. 18, 2022, 10 a.m. PT

NeuroscienceSimons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Genomics of ASD: Pathways to Biological Convergence and Genetic Therapies Deadline: Aug. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT
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MultidisciplinaryAmerican Board of Psychiatry and Neurology Education Research Award Deadline: Aug. 22, 2022

Gastroenterology American Gastroenterological Association Pilot Awards Deadline: Aug. 23, 2022

Multidisciplinary Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Dynamic Imaging Deadline: Aug. 23, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
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MultidisciplinaryChan Zuckerberg Initiative Data Insights Cycle 2 Deadline: Aug. 25, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
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CancerSt. Baldrick’s Foundation Research Grants in Burkitt lymphoma, Ewing sarcoma, rhabdoid tumors, childhood glioblastoma multiforme and atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumor Deadline: Aug. 26, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Burroughs Wellcome Fund Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants Deadline: Rolling through August 30, 2023; most current deadline is June 29, 2022, 1 p.m. PT
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Multidisciplinaryde Beaumont Foundation Modernized Anti-Racist Data Ecosystems (MADE) for Health Justice Deadline: Aug. 31, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cancer Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Research Grants Deadline: Aug. 31, 2022

September 2022

Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Dr. David L. Epstein Award Deadline: Sept. 1, 2022

Mental Health International Center for Responsible Gaming Research Grants Deadline: Sept. 1, 2022

CardiologyAmerican Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 7, 2022, 1 p.m. PT

Cardiology American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship Deadline: Sept. 8, 2022, 1 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Chan Zuckerberg Initiative Advancing Imaging Through Collaborative Projects Deadline: Sept. 8, 2022, 5 p.m. PT
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Rheumatology Pfizer Optimizing Telemedicine/Telehealth for the Rheumatology Community Deadline: Sept. 13, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Women’s Health Society of Family Planning Research Fund Uta Landy Complex Family Planning Scholars Deadline: Sept. 15, 2022

Gastroenterology Pfizer Addressing Knowledge Gaps in Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Care Deadline: Sept. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rare DiseasePfizer Multidisciplinary Gene Therapy Education – Recombinant Adeno-Associated Virus (rAAV) Deadline: Sept. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rare Disease Pfizer Quality Improvement Grants to Support the Delivery of Gene Therapies to Patients with Rare Disease by a Multidisciplinary Team Deadline: Sept. 20, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Cardiology American Heart Association and Children’s Heart Foundation Congenital Heart Defects Research Awards Deadline: Sept. 21, 2022, 1 p.m. PT

Gastroenterology American Gastroenterological Association Fellowship-to-Faculty Transition Awards Deadline: Sept. 27, 2022

Multidisciplinary Howard Hughes Medical Institute Freeman Hrabowski Scholars Program Deadline: Sept. 28, 2022, noon PT

MultidisciplinaryPatient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Engagement Awards LOI due: Sept. 29, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Full proposal due: Jan. 11, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

November 2022

Neuroscience BrightFocus Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program Deadline: Nov. 1, 2022

Multidisciplinary Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation Mass Spectrometry for Atmospheric Monitoring Deadline: Nov. 18, 2022, 2 p.m. PT
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Open

HIV/AIDS amfAR Target Grants Deadline: Rolling

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

Neuroscience  Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome Foundation Cure LGS 365 Research Grants Program Deadline: Rolling

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Innovative Research to Advance Racial Equity Deadline: Rolling; applicant webinar on Oct. 13, 2021, 10 a.m. PT
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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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Audiology  soQuiet Student Research Grants for Misophonia Deadline: Rolling

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