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Funding Opportunities, May 12

Limited Submission Opportunities

Find information about limited submissions on the Limited Submissions Opportunities page.

2017 Pew Biomedical Scholars Program

The Pew Scholars program supports assistant professors of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The award provides $240,000 in flexible support—$60,000 per year for four years.  Based on their performance during their education and training, candidates should demonstrate outstanding promise as contributors in science relevant to human health. Strong proposals will incorporate particularly creative and innovative approaches.  Candidates whose work is based on biomedical principles, but brings in concepts and theories from more diverse fields, are encouraged to apply.  Risk-taking is encouraged.

Eligibility

  • Candidates must have been awarded a doctorate in biomedical sciences, medicine or a related field.
  • As of Oct. 23, 2017, nominees must hold full-time appointments at the rank of assistant professor. (Appointments such as Research Assistant Professor, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Assistant Professor Research Track, Visiting Professor or Instructor are not eligible.)
  • On July 7, 2017, candidates must have been in such an appointment for less than three years (not appointed before July 7, 2014), whether or not such an appointment was on a tenure track. Time spent in clinical internships, residencies, or in work toward board certification does not count as part of this three-year limit

Please see the full RFP for complete information.

DEADLINES:
Notification of Interest to ORE: 5/24/2017 12 NOON
Application to Agency: 10/23/2017
Limit on Number of Applications: 1
Estimated Program Funding: $240K per award
Anticipated No. of Awards: TBD

NIH Opportunities

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  • NIH Standard Deadlinesfor Investigator-Initiated Research Projects
  • NIAMS Mechanistic Ancillary Studies to Ongoing Interventional Clinical Trials (R01) (RFA-AR-18-002)
  • NIAMS Mechanistic Ancillary Studies to Ongoing Interventional Clinical Trials (R21) (RFA-AR-18-003)
  • NICHD Data Coordinating Center for the NICHD Neonatal Research Network (U24) (RFA-HD-18-010)
  • NIDDK Central Repositories Non-renewable Sample Access (X01) (PAR-17-270)
  • NIDDK Cystic Fibrosis Research and Translation Center (P30) (RFA-DK-17-007)
  • NHGRI Center for Inherited Disease Research (CIDR) High Throughput Sequencing and Genotyping Resource Access (X01) (PAR-17-269)
  • NIGMS Planning Grants for Clinical Trials of High Relevance to the NIGMS Mission (R34) (PAR-17-268)
  • NIGMS / NIAID Modeling of Infectious Disease Agent Study Research Projects (R01) (PAR-17-267)
  • NIMH Pilot Effectiveness Trials for Post-Acute Interventions and Services to Optimize Longer-term Outcomes (R34) (PAR-17-271)
  • NIMH Effectiveness Trials for Post-Acute Interventions and Services to Optimize Longer-term Outcomes (R01) (PAR-17-272)
  • NIMH Initiation of a Mental Health Family Navigator Model to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of Needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (R01) (PAR-17-265)
  • NIMH Pilot Studies to Test the Initiation of a Mental Health Family Navigator to Promote Early Access, Engagement and Coordination of Needed Mental Health Services for Children and Adolescents (R34) (PAR-17-266)
  • NIMH / NIDA / NINDS Role of Myeloid Cells in Persistence and Eradication of HIV-1 Reservoirs from the Brain (R01) (RFA-MH-18-300)
  • NIMH / NIDA / NINDS Role of Myeloid Cells in Persistence and Eradication of HIV-1 Reservoirs from the Brain (R21) (RFA-MH-18-301)

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