OHSU Funding Alerts: Week of December 1, 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 
Multidisciplinary Ono Pharma Foundation Breakthrough Science Initiative Awards Program
What: 
Supports high-risk and high-reward science research projects, particularly projects about technical innovations and chemical biology research that provide solutions to human health barriers
Who should apply: 
Young and/or mid-career scientists (15 years or less from start of independent academic position) who has no previous relationship with the Ono Pharma Foundation; PIs also may not apply for funding to amplify current work
Award: 
Up to $1.035 million/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due: Dec. 23, 2022; LOI due: Feb. 15, 2023, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 17, 2023, 2 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying


Cancer NCI Cancer Screening Research Network
What: 
Funding to provide infrastructure to develop the Cancer Screening Research Network through three FOAs: RFA-CA-23-020: CSRN Accrual, Enrollment, and Screening Site Hubs, RFA-CA-23-021: CSRN Statistics and Data Management Center, and RFA-CA-23-022: CSRN Coordinating and Communication Center
Who should apply: 
Anyone with a research interest in cancer screening
Award: 
For RFA-CA-23-020: Up to $2.75 million/up to four years; For RFA-CA-23-021 and RFA-CA-23-022: Not limited/up to four years
Deadline: Internal submission: Dec. 29, 2022; LOI due: Jan. 28, 2023; Application due: Feb. 28, 2023, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP


BioethicsGreenwall Foundation Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas
What: 
Supports research to help resolve an important emerging or unanswered bioethics problem in clinical, biomedical, or public health decision-making, policy, or practice
Who should apply: Mentored projects in which a postdoctoral fellow or junior faculty member who works closely with an experienced bioethics scholar will be supported
Award: The Greenwall Foundation will fund 10% indirect costs for salary and benefits only
Deadline: Pre-application due: Jan. 3, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: March 13, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT


Mental Health Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Addressing Transformation of Mental Health Care
What: 
Supports investigator-initiated projects that demonstrate the benefits of new healthcare delivery methods or prevention approaches to improve access to mental health care for children
Who should apply: Academic researchers from universities or research institutions that provide mental and behavioral health programs for children and adolescents
Award: Up to $100,000/up to two years
Deadline: Jan. 13, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT


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 within the last three years before they apply, 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: March 1, 2023, 11:59 p.m. PT
Send questions to PREPtograd@ohsu.edu
Apply through the CAP

Internal Opportunities 

Neuroscience Oregon Roybal Center for Care Support Translational Research Advantaged by Integrating Technology (ORCASTRAIT) Pilot Study Funding
What: Supports pilot studies necessary to inform ongoing and future research consistent with the ORCASTRAIT aims to substantially improve the science of care provider interventions, enabling the research community to build and deliver evidence based, standardized, and measured interventions grounded in sound principles of technology research and development
Who should apply: ADRD researchers with work that will lead to innovative care provider intervention research enhanced by technology
Award: Up to $95,000/one year
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 9, 2022, 5 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 13, 2023, 5 p.m. PT
Send questions to Dara Wasserman; use LOI form

Multidisciplinary OHSU PMedIC Innovation Grant
What: Funding for collaborative projects between researchers at OHSU and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL); proposed projects should utilize special capabilities of PNNL that are not accessible at OHSU, be innovative, and generate preliminary data that will lead to a successful joint OHSU/PNNL grant application in the R, U or P series or equivalent
Who should apply: OHSU faculty with appointments in the professorial or research series; instructional, clinical and adjunct faculty and trainees are not eligible
Award: Up to $45,000/up to one year   
Deadline: Dec. 13, 2022, midnight PT
Apply through the CAP; contact Laura Erker or Elizabeth Sturgill for application assistance

Multidisciplinary MRF Early Clinical Investigator Grant
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; see guidelines for more info
Who should apply: Postdoctoral trainees and fellows with specific plans for a career in clinical research
Award: Up to $30,000/one year
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary MRF 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; see EIS and Bridge guidelines for more info
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: Dec. 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary MRF New Investigator Grant
What: Supports promising investigators in biomedical research at the beginning of their independent careers; see guidelines for more info
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: Dec. 15, 2022, 11:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
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 within the last three years before they apply, 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: March 1, 2023, 11:59 p.m. PT
Send questions to
PREPtograd@ohsu.edu
Apply through the CAP

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 Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Award
What: Supports independent young physician-scientists conducting disease-oriented research that demonstrates a high level of innovation and creativity; OHSU can nominate up to five applicants
Who should apply: U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents who hold independent assistant professor positions or equivalent and are within the first five years of their initial full faculty appointment; see more eligibility info in program overview
Award: Up to $600,000 plus up to $100,000 in medical school debt repayment/up to three years 
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Dec. 1, 2022; Application due: Feb. 1, 2023, 1 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying 

Occupational Health NIOSH Miner Safety and Health Training Program – Western United States
What: Supports cooperative agreements to support the development and implementation of training and education programs to enhance the quality and complement the availability of health and safety training for mineworkers in the Western United States
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in miner safety in the Western U.S.
Award: Up to $729,000/up to three years 
Deadline: Internal submission:
Dec. 1, 2022; LOI due: Dec. 20, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 20, 2023, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Multidisciplinary W.M. Keck Foundation Winter 2023 Cycle
What: Preproposal process to submit ideas for submission to the Keck Foundation, which funds transformative basic science projects that are “distinctive or novel in their approach, question the prevailing paradigm, or have the potential to break open new territory in their field”; OHSU will discuss up to four of the submitted ideas in both medical research and science & engineering with Keck in January 2023
Who should apply: Keck awards grants to institutions, not individuals; importantly, Keck is interested in basic science projects
Award: Typically no more than $1 million/up to three years 
Deadline: Internal preproposal due:
Dec. 2, 2022; Phase 1 applications due: May 1, 2023; Full proposals due: Aug. 15, 2023
Apply through the CAP

MultidisciplinaryAHRQ Challenge on Integrating Healthcare System Data With Systematic Review Findings
What: Challenge competition to explore the resources and infrastructure needed to integrate real-world evidence from healthcare systems into systematic review findings
Who should apply: Applicants cannot be federal employees or employees of AHRQ; additional eligibility criteria in program guidelines. OHSU can submit two applications to this challenge
Award: Up to $200,000 
Deadline: Internal submission:
Dec. 5, 2022; Application due: Jan. 9, 2023
Apply through the CAP

Cancer NCI Pathway to Independence Award for Outstanding Early Stage Postdoctoral Researchers
What: Funding to increase and maintain a strong cohort of new, talented and NCI-supported independent investigators; includes (K99/R00 – Independent Basic Experimental Studies with Humans Required)(K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) and (K99/R00 – Independent Clinical Trial Required)
Who should apply: Mentored postdocs in cancer research with no more than two years of postdoctoral research experience; more eligibility info in FOA
Award: Up to $650,000 plus indirect costs/up to five years 
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Dec. 7, 2022; Application due: Feb. 28, 2023, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Cancer  Mary Kay Foundation Cancer Research Grants
What: Supports translational research in ovarian, uterine, breast, cervical, or other cancers that affect women that would improve diagnosis, prognosis, prevention or treatment of one of the listed cancers
Who should apply: Full-time assistant professors and higher who can commit a minimum five percent effort
Award: Up to $100,000/up to two years 
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Dec. 12, 2022; Application due: Feb. 1, 2023, 9:59 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP 

New this week!
Multidisciplinary
Ono Pharma Foundation Breakthrough Science Initiative Awards Program
What: Supports high-risk and high-reward science research projects, particularly projects about technical innovations and chemical biology research that provide solutions to human health barriers
Who should apply: Young and/or mid-career scientists (15 years or less from start of independent academic position) who has no previous relationship with the Ono Pharma Foundation; PIs also may not apply for funding to amplify current work
Award: Up to $1.035 million/up to three years
Deadline: Internal submission due:
Dec. 23, 2022; LOI due: Feb. 15, 2023, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 17, 2023, 2 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Pediatrics NICHD Pediatric Critical Care and Trauma Scientist Development Program (K12 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports a national program of mentored career development and training in research for junior faculty in pediatric critical care medicine and pediatric trauma surgery
Who should apply: The PI must be a physician and senior faculty member who is knowledgeable about pediatric critical care and/or pediatric trauma research, has a record of success in laboratory and/or clinical investigation, and has demonstrated skill in mentoring and career development; additional eligibility info in FOA
Award: Up to $3.925 million/up to five years 
Deadline: Internal submission:
Dec. 28, 2022; LOI due: Feb. 28, 2023 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 29, 2023, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Cancer
NCI Cancer Screening Research Network
What: Funding to provide infrastructure to develop the Cancer Screening Research Network through three FOAs: RFA-CA-23-020: CSRN Accrual, Enrollment, and Screening Site Hubs, RFA-CA-23-021: CSRN Statistics and Data Management Center, and RFA-CA-23-022: CSRN Coordinating and Communication Center
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in cancer screening
Award: For RFA-CA-23-020: Up to $2.75 million/up to four years; For RFA-CA-23-021 and RFA-CA-23-022: Not limited/up to four years 
Deadline: Internal submission:
Dec. 29, 2022; LOI due: Jan. 28, 2023; Application due: Feb. 28, 2023, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

New this week!
Multidisciplinary
NSF Major Research Instrumentation Program: (MRI)
What: Supports the acquisition or development of a multi-user research instrument that is, in general, too costly and/or not appropriate for support through other NSF programs
Who should apply: Anyone who would like to acquire an expensive research instrument
Award: Up to $4 million/up to five years
Deadline: Internal submission:
Jan. 5, 2023; Application due: Feb. 21, 2023, 5 p.m. PT
Apply through the CAP

Merit Prizes and Awards 

Psychology  American Psychological Foundation Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award
What: Honors a significant career of contributions of a psychologist who has a proven track record as an exceptional teacher of psychology
Who should apply:
Psychology teachers who can demonstrate achievement related to the teaching of psychology, development of innovative curricula and courses, and other factors listed in the announcement
Award: $2,000
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2022 

MultidisciplinaryNOSTER & Science Microbiome Prize
What: Honors innovative research by young investigators working on the functional attributes of the microbiota of any organism that has potential to contribute to our understanding of human or veterinary health and disease or to guide therapeutic interventions
Who should apply:
Early career scientists who hold an MD, PhD, or combination at the time of entry and have received their degree in the last 10 years; submitted work must have been done or directed by applicant in the past three years
Award: $25,000
Deadline: Jan. 24, 2023

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. 

Health Equity FDA Innovation Award: COVID-19 and Health Equity (U01)  Clinical Trials Not Allowed
What: Supports COVID research that will strengthen and advance research in minority health and healthy equity, increase understanding of health disparities, and provide future direction for research that will contribute to regulatory decision making
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in COVID and health disparities
Award: Up to $500,000/up to one year    
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 6, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 16, 2023, 8:59 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 genome editing, aging, and malaria. We’ve highlighted some opportunities of potential interest below.

MultidisciplinaryNHLBI, NICHD, and NIDDK Chronic Kidney Disease in Children Central Biochemistry Laboratory (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research focused on the effects of chronic kidney disease in childhood on kidney and systemic diseases and the life course of teenagers and young adults
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in chronic kidney disease in young people
Award: Up to $1.25 million/up to five years    
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 12, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 12, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT

CancerNCI Pragmatic Trials across the Cancer Control Continuum (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)
What: Supports research that tests the impact of cancer-related interventions on cancer-related outcomes across the cancer control continuum using a pragmatic trial study design
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in the impact of cancer-related interventions
Award: Up to $4 million/up to six years    
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 14, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 14, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIH Common Fund Pilot Projects Enhancing Utility and Usage of Common Fund Data Sets (R03 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
What: Supports research to demonstrate and enhance the utility of selected Common Fund data sets, including generating hypotheses and catalyzing discoveries
Who should apply: PIs and key personnel of the Data Coordinating Centers of the Common Fund programs,  PIs of CFDE OTAs (including the CFDE Coordinating Center), and researchers who are involved in the DCC activities as senior/key investigators are not eligible
Award: Up to $200,000/up to one year    
Deadline: Feb. 3, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NEI, NIA, and NIBIB Trailblazer Award for New and Early Stage Investigators (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
What: Supports NIH-defined New and Early Stage Investigators to pursue research programs that integrate engineering and the physical sciences with the life and/or biomedical sciences; projects may be exploratory, developmental, proof of concept, or high risk-high impact, and may be technology design-directed, discovery-driven, or hypothesis-driven
Who should apply: New and Early Stage Investigators integrating engineering and physical sciences with the biomedical sciences
Award: Up to $400,000/up to three years     
Deadline: Feb. 16, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Administrative Supplements

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplement for Research and Capacity Building Efforts Related to Bioethical Issues (Admin Supp Clinical Trial Optional)

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements to Prepare Data Assets for Infectious and Immune-mediated Diseases for Inclusion into the NIAID Data Ecosystem

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplements to Recognize Excellence in Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Mentorship

Cancer NCI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Administrative Supplement for NCI Cancer Prevention-Interception Targeted Agent Discovery Program (CAP-IT)

General Notices

Mental Health NIMH Notice of Information on NIMH’s Considerations for Research Involving Psychedelics and Related Compounds

Requests for Information

CancerNCI Request for Information: Priorities for Cancer Prevention and Symptom Management Science at NCI

Cancer NCI Request for Information (RFI): Priorities for Precision Cancer Prevention of Pancreatic and Liver Cancer Science at NCI

Neuroscience NINDS Request for Information: Soliciting Public Comment on Draft Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Strategic Plan

Private Opportunities

NeurosciencePershing Square Foundation MIND (Maximizing Innovation in Neuroscience Discovery) Prize
What: Supports early-to-mid-career investigators to rethink conventional paradigms around neurodegenerative diseases
Who should apply: Applicants must have between one and 10 years of experience running their laboratories by May 2023, hold a PhD, MD, or MD-PhD (or degree equivalent), and be affiliated with a research institution in the United States
Award: Up to $750,000/up to three years    
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 12, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

CancerElsa U. Pardee Foundation Research Grants
What: Provides early-stage funding for projects related to cancer detection, treatment or cure that could lead to subsequent and expanded support from a government agency or other source
Who should apply: Tenure-track postdocs with tenured mentors
Award: Not specified, but likely between $50,000 and $200,000/one year
Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022

Otolaryngology American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery 2023 CORE Funding Opportunities
What: Supports head and neck and otolaryngology research through numerous funding mechanisms, including opportunities from the American Head and Neck Society, the American Rhinologic Society and the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology
Who should apply:
Dependent upon funding mechanism
Award: Between $10,000 and $100,000/between one and three years
Deadline: LOIs start being due Dec. 16, 2022

Rhinology American Rhinologic Society Research Grants
What: Supports basic, translational, or clinical research projects in rhinology through four mechanisms, including a new investigator grant, resident research grant, and friends in research grant  
Who should apply:
Dependent upon funding mechanism
Award: Between $10,000 and $40,000/between one and two years
Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 16, 2022, 9 p.m. PT; Applications due: Jan. 17, 2023, 9 p.m. PT

Anesthesiology Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation APSF/FAER Mentored Research Training Grant
What: Funding to help anesthesiologists develop the skills and preliminary data they need to become independent investigators in the field of anesthesia patient safety
Who should apply:
Anesthesiologist faculty members who are within 10 years of their first faculty appointment; further eligibility info in program announcement
Award: Up to $300,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 1, 2023

Bioethics
Greenwall Foundation Making a Difference in Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas
What: Supports research to help resolve an important emerging or unanswered bioethics problem in clinical, biomedical, or public health decision-making, policy, or practice
Who should apply: Mentored projects in which a postdoctoral fellow or junior faculty member who works closely with an experienced bioethics scholar will be supported
Award: The Greenwall Foundation will fund 10% indirect costs for salary and benefits only    
Deadline: Pre-application due: Jan. 3, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT; Application due: March 13, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT

Genetics Progeria Research Foundation Research Funding
What: Funding for research projects that are likely to lead to clinical treatment trials within five years, including the discovery and/or testing of candidate treatment compounds in cell-based or animal models of Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome
Who should apply:
Research faculty with an interest in Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome
Award: Up to $150,000/up to two years
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 3, 2023; Full application due: April 3, 2023, 2 p.m. PT

Psychology American Psychological Association Congressional Fellowship
What: Provides psychologists with a public policy learning experience by contributing to the more effective use of psychological knowledge in government and broadening awareness about the value of psychology-government interaction
Who should apply: Psychologists who are members of APA (or applicants for membership), U.S. citizens and have a doctorate in psychology or related field
Award: Up to $93,750 plus reimbursement for health insurance coverage/one year
Deadline: Jan. 4, 2023

CancerChildren’s Tumor Foundation Young Investigator Award
What: Supports young scientists early in their careers studying topics including: manifestations of all types of NF1, NF2, schwannomatosis, including neurofibromas, schwannomas, malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors, and other brain and nervous system tumors; bone abnormalities; cardiovascular abnormalities; learning disorders; and pain
Who should apply:
Postdoctoral fellows who are no more than seven years past completion of their first doctoral degree and graduate students pursuing their MD, PhD, or equivalent; must be affiliated with the laboratory of a senior researcher who can serve as a research sponsor
Award: Up to $174,000/up to three years
Deadline: LOI due: Jan. 4, 2023, 2 p.m. PT; Applications due: Feb. 27, 2023, 2 p.m. PT

CancerAmerican Association for Cancer Research Career Development Awards in Lung Cancer Research
What: Supports basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological projects with direct applicability and relevance to lung cancer
Who should apply: Applicants must hold a faculty position with the title of assistant professor, instructor, research assistant professor, or the equivalent and have completed their most recent doctoral degree within the past 11 years
Award: Up to $250,000/up to two years    
Deadline: Jan. 5, 2023, 10 a.m. PT

NeuroscienceAASM Foundation Bridge to Success Grant for Early Career Investigators
What: Supports investigators at a critical juncture where bridge funding can determine whether a promising sleep and circadian scientist stays in the sleep field or moves to a different career track
Who should apply: Early career sleep and circadian scientists who have applied for a career development grant such as a K-award from the NIH, a career development award from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, or an equivalent career development award from another federal or non-federal funding agency
Award: Up to $100,000/up to one years    
Deadline: Jan. 9, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT

Orthopedics Orthopaedic Trauma Association Research Grants
What: Supports basic or clinical trauma research that advances the treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal injury through four mechanisms: OTA member; Resident; International; and Joint Research
Who should apply:
Dependent upon award
Award: Between $20,000 and $100,000/up to two years
Deadline: Jan. 9, 2023

NeuroscienceAmerican Epilepsy Society Postdoctoral Research Fellowships
What: Supports postdoctoral trainees conducting research into the causes, treatment, and consequences of epilepsy under the guidance of a mentor with expertise in epilepsy research
Who should apply:
Postdocs who have a mentor with expertise in epilepsy research
Award: Up to $50,000/one year
Deadline: Jan. 12, 2023

MultidisciplinaryBurroughs Wellcome Fund Climate Change and Human Health Seed Grants
What: Small, early-stage grants to promote growth of new connections between scholars, practitioners, educators and communicators working to understand, spread the word about and mitigate the impacts of climate change on human health
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in climate change on human health
Award: Up to $50,000/not specified
Deadline: Rolling through August 30, 2023; most current deadline is Jan. 12, 2023, 1 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Mental Health Klingenstein Third Generation Foundation Addressing Transformation of Mental Health Care
What: Supports investigator-initiated projects that demonstrate the benefits of new healthcare delivery methods or prevention approaches to improve access to mental health care for children
Who should apply:
Academic researchers from universities or research institutions that provide mental and behavioral health programs for children and adolescents
Award: Up to $100,000/up to two years
Deadline: Jan. 13, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceMichael J. Fox Foundation Lysosomal Biomarkers Program
What: Supports program seeking to develop, optimize and validate biomarkers related to lysosomal function, protein clearance and lipid homeostasis
Who should apply: Anyone with a research interest in lysosomal function
Award: Up to $350,000/up to two years    
Deadline: Pre-application due: Jan. 17, 2023, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: May 11, 2023, 2 p.m. PT

NeuroscienceNational Multiple Sclerosis Society Accelerating Functional Recovery of Multiple Sclerosis
What: Supports studies that accelerate the acquisition of mechanistic knowledge and application of this knowledge to improve functional recovery for people with MS
Who should apply: Applicants should possess an MD, PhD, or equivalent and be considered eligible by their institution to apply for grant support
Award: Up to $660,000/up to three years    
Deadline: Pre-application due: Jan. 18, 2023, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 25, 2023, 2 p.m. PT

Genetics American Society of Gene + Cell Therapy and Pfizer Gene and Gene-modified Cell Therapies Medical Education
What: Supports independent medical education to increase the medical and scientific understanding of gene and gene-modified cell therapies
Who should apply:
Multidisciplinary care teams for gene and gene modified cell therapies including but not limited to pharmacists, specialty nurses, genetic counsellors, medical geneticists, and other physicians
Award: Up to $50,000/not specified
Deadline: Jan. 30, 2023

Hematology Pfizer Global Hemophilia Grant – Equity in Therapeutic Patient Education
What: Supports program seeking to champion patient learning and address both educational equity & quality amongst people living with hemophilia to support them in making evidence-informed decisions in a rapidly evolving treatment landscape
Who should apply:
Anyone with a research interest in hemophilia patient quality of life
Award: Up to $25,000/up to one and a half years
Deadline: Feb. 16, 2023, 8:59 p.m.

Neuroscience Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Bridge to Independence Award
What: Supports early-career scientists in autism research by facilitating their transition to research independence and providing grant funding at the start of their professorships
Who should apply:
Investigators currently in non-independent and mentored training positions who are actively seeking a tenure-track position at an institution of higher education during the 2023-2024 academic year
Award: Up to $760,000/up to five years
Deadline: Feb. 16, 2023, 2 p.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying                                                

Previously Published Opportunities

Federal 

December 2022

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Maternal Health Research Centers of Excellence (U54 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Dec. 5, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer NCI Feasibility Studies to Build Collaborative Partnerships in Cancer Research (P20 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Dec. 6, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 6, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Transgender People: Immunity, Prevention, and Treatment of HIV and STIs (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Dec. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary NIAID, NICHD and NIMH Next Generation Multipurpose Prevention Technologies (NGM) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Dec. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative: Opioid Exposure and Effects on Placenta Function, Brain Development, and Neurodevelopmental Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Dec. 7, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Advanced Training in Artificial Intelligence for Precision Nutrition Science Research (AIPrN) – Institutional Research Training Programs (T32) Application due: Dec. 8, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NCCIH and NIA Research Networks to Promote Multidisciplinary Mechanistic Studies on Music-Based Interventions for Pain or Alzheimer’s Disease and Alzheimer’s Disease Related Dementias (AD/ADRD) (U24 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Dec. 10, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 10, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NCI and NIDCR AHEAD (Advancing Head and Neck Cancer Early Detection Research) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Dec. 11, 2022 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Jan. 27, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Dual Purpose with Dual Benefit: Research in Biomedicine and Agriculture Using Agriculturally Important Domestic Animal Species (R01) Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations The Intersection of Sex and Gender Influences on Health and Disease (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) Application due: Dec. 19, 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

Substance Use NCCIH, NIAAA and NIDA HEAL Initiative: Development and validation of virtual assessments to study children and caregivers in their natural environment (R01- Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 3, 2023 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 3, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNIAID, NIMH, and ORIP HIV/AIDS Scholars Using Nonhuman Primate (NHP) Models Program (K01 Independent Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Deadline: Jan. 7, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Infectious Disease NIAID Investigator Initiated Program Project Applications (P01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Application due: Jan. 11, 2023; AIDS application due: May 7, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations HEAL Initiative Integrated Basic and Clinical Team-based Research in Pain (RM1 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Jan. 14, 2023 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 14, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Multiple NIH Organizations Immunity in Older Adults (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 14, 2023 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 14, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  NCCIH, NCI, and NIDA Cannabis and Cannabinoid Use in Adult Cancer Patients During Treatment: Assessing Benefits and Harms (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Jan. 17, 2023 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: Feb. 17, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNHLBI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Basic and Translational Research on Circadian Regulation of Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Disorders (R01) Deadline: Rolling starting Jan. 25, 2023 through Jan. 7, 2028

February 2023

Substance Use NIDA Functional Validation and/or Characterization of Genes or Variants Implicated in Substance Use Disorders (R21/R33 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) LOI due: Feb. 2, 2023 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 2, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNSF Science and Technology Studies (STS) Deadline: Feb. 2, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Engineering Next-Generation Human Nervous System Microphysiological Systems (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed) Deadline: Feb. 5, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

MultidisciplinaryNHLBI Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Advancing Research in Lipoprotein(a) and Cardiovascular Disease (R01 Clinical Trials Allowed) and (R01 No Clinical Trials Allowed) Deadline: Rolling from Feb. 5, 2023 through Jan. 7, 2026

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Implementation Science to Advance Maternal Health and Maternal Health Equity for the IMPROVE initiative Deadline: Rolling starting Feb. 6, 2023 through May 8, 2025

Multidisciplinary  NIDDK Toward ElucidAting MechanismS of HIV Pathogenesis within the Mission of the NIDDK (Pathogenesis TEAMS) (R01 Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: Feb. 15, 2023 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: March 15, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

April 2023

MultidisciplinaryMultiple NIH Organizations Catalyst Award for Early-Stage Investigators (ESIs) Pursuing Research on HIV Comorbidities, Coinfections, and Complications (DP1- Clinical Trial Optional) LOI due: April 1, 2023 (LOI not required but highly encouraged); Application due: May 1, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

June 2023

Multidisciplinary Multiple NIH Organizations Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): BRAIN Initiative: Notice of Support for Research on Interoception Circuits Deadline: Rolling starting June 15, 2023 through Oct. 3, 2024

Open

MultidisciplinaryDoD Defense Medical Research and Development Program Battlefield Wound Management and Infection Research (BWMIR) Award 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 

December 2022

Cardiology American Heart Association Innovative Project Award Pre-proposal due: Dec. 2, 2022, 1 p.m. PT; Application due: March 10, 2023, 1 p.m. PT

Nephrology American Society of Nephrology Ben J. Lipps Research Fellowship Deadline: Dec. 7, 2022, 11 a.m. PT

Nephrology American Society of Nephrology Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Program Deadline: Dec. 7, 2022, 11 a.m. PT

Nephrology American Society of Nephrology Transition to Independence Grants Deadline: Dec. 7, 2022, 11 a.m. PT

Nephrology American Society of Nephrology William and Sandra Bennett Clinical Scholars Program Application Deadline: Dec. 7, 2022, 11 a.m. PT

Cardiology American Heart Association Career Development Award Deadline: Dec. 8, 2022, 1 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders Deadline: Dec. 8, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary  Pfizer and Stanford Medicine Engaging the Patient Community in Research and Publications Deadline: Dec. 8, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Orthopedics Arthroscopy Association of North America Research Grants Deadline: Dec. 9, 2022

Neuroscience  Autism Science Foundation Pre- and Postdoctoral Training Awards Deadline: Dec. 9, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Audiology Misophonia Research Fund Research Grants LOI due: Dec. 9, 2022; Application due: March 10, 2023

CancerSt. Baldrick’s Foundation Fight Osteosarcoma Together Super Grant LOI due: Dec. 9, 2022, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: March 3, 2023, 2 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Grass Foundation 2023 Grass Fellowship Deadline: Dec. 11, 2022

Cancer Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Young Investigator Grant Deadline: Dec. 12, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

Neuroscience McKnight Neurobiology of Brain Disorders Award LOI due: Dec. 12, 2022; Application due: April 24, 2023

NeurosciencePershing Square Foundation MIND (Maximizing Innovation in Neuroscience Discovery) Prize Deadline: LOI due: Dec. 12, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Pulmonology American Lung Association Funding Opportunities Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022, 2 p.m. PT

Pain Management Facial Pain Research Foundation Research Awards Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022

Orthopedics  Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Goldberg Arthritis Research Grant Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022

Orthopedics  Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation Rockwood Clinical Shoulder Research Grant Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022

NeuroscienceRita Allen Foundation Award in Pain Deadline: Dec. 15, 2022, 8:59 p.m. PT

Women’s Health Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Strengthening Modeling and Analytics Capacity and Ecosystem for Women’s Health Deadline: Dec. 16, 2022, 9 a.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Nephrology  American Kidney Fund Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Fellowship Deadline: Dec. 19, 2022

CancerAlex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation RUNX1 Early Career Investigator Program Deadline: Dec. 21, 2022, 5 p.m. PT

January 2023

NeuroscienceMcKnight Scholar Awards Deadline: Jan. 1, 2023

Neuroscience National Multiple Sclerosis Society Therapeutic Development Opportunities Addressing Nervous System Repair in Multiple Sclerosis Pre-application due: Jan. 4, 2023, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: Jan. 11, 2023, 2 p.m. PT

Multidisciplinary Pfizer 2022/2023 Global Cachexia ASPIRE Deadline: Jan. 5, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT

Rheumatology Milken Institute Ann Theodore Foundation Breakthrough Sarcoidosis Initiative Deadline: Jan. 10, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience Michael J. Fox Foundation Pre-clinical Therapeutics Pipeline Program Deadline: Rolling; next upcoming deadline is Jan. 12, 2023

Neuroscience  Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) 2023 Winter Pilot Award Deadline: Jan. 12, 2023, 9 a.m. PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

CancerAstellas and Pfizer Call for Independent Quality Improvement Grant Applications Oncology – Prostate Cancer Deadline: Jan. 13, 2023

Multidisciplinary  Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Physician Scientist Fellowship Deadline: Jan. 13, 2023, noon PT
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Dermatology National Psoriasis Foundation Research Funding Deadline: Jan. 15, 2023, 5 p.m. PT

Cancer Breast Cancer Research Foundation Precision Prevention Initiative LOI due: Jan. 16, 2023; Application due: April 28, 2023
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Pharmacology International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) and Pfizer Gene Therapy Site-Preparedness Deadline: Jan. 18, 2023

Neuroscience Alzheimer‘s Association Zenith Fellows Awards Pre-proposal due: Jan. 20, 2023, 2 p.m. PT; Application due: April 19, 2023, 2 p.m. PT

February 2023

Neuroscience Ruth K. Broad Biomedical Research Foundation Extramural Awards Deadline: Feb. 1, 2023

Endocrinology Pfizer 2023 Growth Hormone Research Deadline: Feb. 13, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT

Neuroscience  Klingenstein Philanthropies Klingenstein-Simons Neuroscience Fellowship Deadline: Feb. 15, 2023, 8:59 p.m. PT

March 2023

Cardiology  Abbott Professional Medical Education and Fellowship Grants Deadline: March 1, 2023

Multidisciplinary  Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator Program Deadline: March 21, 2023

April 2023

Nursing CNA Free Training Resources Scholarship Deadline: April 2, 2023

Cancer  HESI THRIVE Research Grant Program LOI due: April 10, 2023; Application due: May 22, 2023

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

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Open
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Multidisciplinary Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Pioneering Ideas: Exploring the Future to Build a Culture of Health Deadline: Rolling
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Neuroscience  SFARI Supplement to Enhance Equity and Diversity (SEED) Deadline: Rolling
This organization is on the President’s List; submit a notice of intent form before applying

Audiology  soQuiet Student Research Grants for Misophonia Deadline: Rolling

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