Funding Opportunities

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Funding Opportunities

DeadlineFUNDING AGENCYPROGRAMAward Amount
12/8/18NIHRUTH L. KIRSCHSTEIN NATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE AWARD (NRSA) INDIVIDUAL PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY IN HEALTH-RELATED RESEARCH (PARENT F31)See Announcement
12/8/18NIHRUTH L. KIRSCHSTEIN NATIONAL RESEARCH SERVICE AWARD (NRSA) INDIVIDUAL PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP (PARENT F31)See Announcement
12/9/18 (LOI)GENENTECHFELLOWSHIP - ONCOLOGY EARLY CLINICAL DEVELOPMENTSee Announcement
12/9/18 (LOI)GENENTECHFELLOWSHIP - CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGYSee Announcement
12/13/18AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATIONRESEARCH GRANTS$50,000
12/13/18AMERICAN LUNG ASSOCIATIONDALSEMER RESEARCH GRANT$100,000
12/14/18AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATION2019 LIVER SCHOLAR AWARD$225,000
12/14/18 (LOI)EPILEPSY FOUNDATIONSHARK TANK COMPETITION
$200,000
12/14/18AMERICAN LIVER FOUNDATIONPOSTDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIP AWARD12/14/18
12/14/18GILEAD SCIENCESRESEARCH SCHOLARS CARDIOVASCULAR COMORBIDITIES PROGRAM$130,000
12/15/18FRIENDS FOR AN EARLIER BREAST CANCER TESTAPPLICATIONS FOR INNOVATIVE TESTING RESEARCH$40,000
12/15/18MCGOVERN INSTITUTESCOLNICK PRIZE IN NEUROSCIENCE$150,000
12/15/18SCLERODERMA RESEARCH FOUNDATIONPOSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP$55,000
12/15/18INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR THE STUDY OF LUNG CANCERIASLC FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP AND YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD$50,000
12/17/18RITA ALLEN FOUNDATION & AMERICAN PAIN SOCIETYAWARD IN PAIN$150,000
12/19/18NIHSUPERFUND HAZARDOUS SUBSTANCE RESEARCH AND TRAINING PROGRAM (P42 CLINICAL TRIAL OPTIONAL)$8.75M
12/19/18AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR CANCER RESEARCHGASTRIC CANCER RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS$50,000
12/20/18 (LOI)AMERICAN EPILEPSY SOCIETYPREDOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS$30,000
12/20/18AMERICAN EPILEPSY SOCIETYJUNIOR INVESTIGATOR AWARDS$50,000
12/21/18PANCREATIC CANCER ACTION NETWORK2019 TRANSLATIONAL RESEARCH PROGRAM$500,000
12/31/18ELSA U. PARDEE FOUNDATIONRESEARCH GRANTS
$190,000
1/5/19NIHNOVEL APPROACHES FOR RELATING GENETIC VARIATION TO FUNCTION AND DISEASE (R43/R44 CLINICAL TRIAL NOT ALLOWED)$1M-$1.5M
1/7/19NIHCNS-TARGETED DRUG DELIVERY STRATEGIES FOR HIV (R01 CLINICAL TRIAL NOT ALLOWED)Unlimited
1/7/19MCKNIGHT ENDOWMENT FUND FOR NEUROSCIENCEEMERGING MCKNIGHT SCHOLARS$75,000
1/7/19 (Pre-Application)NATIONAL MS SOCIETYPILOT PROGRAMS$55,000
1/8/19NIHIMPROVING SMOKING CESSATION INTERVENTIONS AMONG PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV (R01)$1.5M
1/8/19NIHIMPROVING SMOKING CESSATION INTERVENTIONS AMONG PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV (R21)$275,000
1/11/19NIHNCI RESEARCH SPECIALIST (LABORATORY-BASED SCIENTIST) AWARD (R50 CLINICAL TRIAL NOT ALLOWED)See Announcement
1/11/19NIHNCI RESEARCH SPECIALIST (CORE-BASED SCIENTIST) AWARD (R50 CLINICAL TRIAL NOT ALLOWED)See Announcement
1/16/19BURROUGHS WELLCOME FUNDPOSTDOCTORAL ENRICHMENT PROGRAM$180,000
1/23/19NIHINNOVATIVE PROGRAMS TO ENHANCE RESEARCH TRAINING (IPERT)(R25)Unlimited
1/31/19PSPCUREPSP STUDENT FELLOWSHIP$3,000
1/31/19SARCOMA FOUNDATION OF AMERICARESEARCH GRANTS$50,000
2/1/19PHRMA FOUNDATIONFACULTY DEVELOPMENT AWARD$240,000
2/1/19PHRMA FOUNDATIONRESEARCH STARTER HEALTH OUTCOMES GRANT$100,000
2/1/19PHRMA FOUNDATIONRESEARCH STARTER TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE AND THERAPEUTICS GRANT$100,000
2/1/19PHRMA FOUNDATIONFACULTY DEVELOPMENT AWARD$120,000
2/1/19PHRMA FOUNDATIONPREDOCTORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES FELLOWSHIP$25,000 per year
2/1/19PHRMA FOUNDATIONPREDOCTORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES FELLOWSHIP$25,000 per year
2/1/19PHRMA FOUNDATIONPOSTDOCTORAL HEALTH OUTCOMES FELLOWSHIP$55,000 per year
2/1/19PHRMA FOUNDATIONPOSTDOCTORAL TRANSLATIONAL MEDICINE AND THERAPEUTICS FELLOWSHIP$60,000 per year
2/1/19PCORIEUGENE WASHINGTON PCORI ENGAGEMENT AWARDS$250,000
2/1/19NIHFC-DEPENDENT MECHANISMS OF ANTIBODY-MEDIATED KILLING (U01 CLINICAL TRIAL NOT ALLOWED)$1,000,000
2/1/19AFPEKAPPA EPSILON FELLOWSHIP$7,500
2/1/19AFPEPHI LAMBDA SIGMA FIRST YEAR GRADUATE SCHOOL FELLOWSHIP$7,500
2/8/19NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATIONYOUNG INVESTIGATORS PROGRAM$35,000
2/8/19NIHIMMUNO-ONCOLOGY TRANSLATION NETWORK (IOTN): CANCER IMMUNOPREVENTION RESEARCH PROJECTS (U01)$1.5M
2/11/19NIHIMMUNO-ONCOLOGY TRANSLATION NETWORK (IOTN): CANCER IMMUNOPREVENTION RESEARCH PROJECTS (UG3/UH3)$1.5M
2/15/19KLINGENSTEIN FUNDNEUROSCIENCE FELLOWSHIPS$225,000
2/15/19ASTROMINORITY SUMMER FELLOWSHIP$4,500
2/16/19NIHNEW RESEARCH DIRECTIONS THAT ADVANCE THE NHBLI STRATEGIC VISION NORMAL BIOLOGY (R21 - CLINICAL TRIAL NOT ALLOWED)$275,000
2/16/19NIHFC-DEPENDENT MECHANISMS OF ANTIBODY-MEDIATED KILLING (R21 CLINICAL TRIAL NOT ALLOWED)$275,000
2/20/19CPRITTOBACCO CONTROL AND LUNG CANCER SCREENING$1M-$2M
2/20/19CPRITEVIDENCE-BASED CANCER PREVENTION SERVICES$1M-$2M
2/20/19CPRITEXPANSION OF CANCER PREVENTION SERVICES TO RURAL AND MEDICALLY UNDERSERVED POPULATIONS$1M-$2M
2/22/19AFPEGATEWAY TO RESEARCH SCHOLARSHIPS$5,000
3/4/19NIHMECHANISMS OF DISPARITIES IN ETIOLOGY AND OUTCOMES OF LUNG CANCER IN THE U.S.: THE ROLE OF RISK AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS (R01 CLINICAL TRIAL NOT ALLOWED)Unlimited
3/4/19NIHMECHANISMS OF DISPARITIES IN ETIOLOGY AND OUTCOMES OF LUNG CANCER IN THE U.S.: THE ROLE OF RISK AND PROTECTIVE FACTORS (R21 CLINICAL TRIAL NOT ALLOWED)$275,000
3/8/19NIHDEVELOPMENT OF PERSONALIZED IN VITRO ASSAYS TO QUANTITATIVELY ASSESS AGE-RELATED CHANGES IN CELLULAR RESILIENCIES TO PHYSIOLOGIC STRESSORS (R41/R42)$225,000-$750,000
3/8/19NIHDEVELOPMENT OF PERSONALIZED IN VITRO ASSAYS TO QUANTITATIVELY ASSESS AGE-RELATED CHANGES IN CELLULAR RESILIENCIES TO PHYSIOLOGIC STRESSORS (R43/R44)$225,000-$750,000
3/23/19PSC PARTNERS SEEKING A CUREYOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD$80,000
3/23/19PSC PARTNERS SEEKING A CURERESEARCH GRANTS$60,000
3/29/19NIHNCMRR EARLY CAREER RESEARCH AWARD (R03)
$200,000
4/1/19DESMOID TUMOR RESEARCH FOUNDATIONRESEARCH GRANTS$65,000
4/4/19NIHMECHANISMS OF DISPARITIES IN CHRONIC LIVER DISEASES AND CANCER (R21)$275,000
4/4/19NIHMECHANISMS OF DISPARITIES IN CHRONIC LIVER DISEASES AND CANCER (R01)Unlimited
5/15/19AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL FOUNDATIONVIOLET AND CYRIL FRANKS SCHOLARSHIP$5,000
6/4/19CPRITDISSEMINATION OF CPRIT-FUNDED CANCER CONTROL INTERVENTIONS$300,000
9/21/19AMERICAN COLLEGE OF CARDIOLOGYACCF/MERCK RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS$70,000
RollingTHRASHER RESEARCH FUNDE.W. "AL" THRASHER AWARDUnlimited
RollingA KIDS' BRAIN TUMOR CURELOI FOR PLGA TUMOR RESEARCH $100,000 -$500,000
RollingHOGG FOUNDATION FOR MENTAL HEALTHFRANCES FOWLER WALLACE MEMORIAL AWARD FOR MENTAL HEALTH DISSERTATION RESEARCH$1,500
Rolling (LOI)ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATIONEVIDENCE FOR ACTION: INVESTIGATOR-INITIATED RESEARCH TO BUILD A CULTURE OF HEALTHUnlimited
See AnnouncementNIHADMINISTRATIVE SUPPLEMENT TO EXISTING NIH GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS (PARENT ADMIN SUPP CLINICAL TRIAL OPTIONAL)See Announcement
See AnnouncementNIHRESEARCH SUPPLEMENTS TO PROMOTE DIVERSITY IN HEALTH-RELATED RESEARCH (ADMIN SUPP - CLINICAL TRIAL NOT ALLOWED)See Announcement

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