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Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists; internal nominations due Oct. 17

OHSU has been invited to nominate a limited number of candidates for the Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists. This national competition rewards excellence by faculty members age 42 and younger in each of the following categories: Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. Each winner will receive an unrestricted cash prize of $250,000. Because OHSU is limited to one nomination per category, we are requesting that all interested candidates and their references submit an internal … Read More

OHSU Emerging Technology Fund, letters of intent due Sept. 15

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research seeks applications for the OHSU Emerging Technology Fund, which provides funds for OHSU faculty members to purchase major equipment or technology needed to conduct state-of-the-art research. Technologies funded by this award could include novel instrumentation previously unavailable at OHSU, as well as the replacement of high-end equipment that has become obsolete due to technical advances. Funds may be awarded to a group of investigators; a department, center, … Read More

Applications for K12 PCOR fellowship due Sept. 15

Up to three scholar opportunities in patient-centered outcomes research are available for junior faculty members at OHSU through an Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality-funded K12 award. The learning experience features three core elements: a didactic education in patient-centered outcomes research, an individualized experiential plan, and a significant, mentored research experience. Scholars will receive salary support for a minimum of 75% FTE up to a maximum of $90,000 per year – with home departments paying … Read More

Pay off your student debt with help from the annual NIH loan repayment program

The NIH is accepting applications for its annual Extramural Loan Repayment Program. If you’re a health professional pursuing a career in biomedical, behavioral, social or clinical research, and plan to commit at least two years to research, you may be eligible for up to $35,000 per year. The program is divided into five subdivisions: Clinical Research Pediatric Research Health Disparities Research Clinical Researchers from Disadvantaged Backgrounds Contraception and Infertility Research Eligibility requirements for each program … Read More

Portland Alcohol Research Center pilot project research proposals due Sept. 5

The Portland Alcohol Research Center (PARC) expects to fund pilot research projects in 2015 of up to $35,000 each. PARC is especially interested in encouraging investigators new to alcohol research to submit applications. Proposals will be funded based on scientific merit, relevance to center goals, and the likelihood that findings will lead to submission of an R-type grant application. Pilot proposals that focus on the neuroadaptation to ethanol exposure and those with relevance to behavioral … Read More

Foundation for Women’s Wellness Grant and Fellowship applications due Aug. 15

The Foundation for Women’s Wellness is currently soliciting letters of inquiry for its 2014 Research Grants and Fellowships: Research Grants up to $25,000 will be awarded for small, short-term studies that improve medical knowledge related to women’s health. The foundation is particularly interested in research on cardiovascular disease, top female cancers, the role of hormones in disease and stage-of-life health issues such as pregnancy and menopause and topics disproportionately affecting women. Lead investigators must have … Read More

AstraZeneca seeks university partners for its Open Innovation program

AstraZeneca is sponsoring several initiatives for academic scientists and clinicians as part of its Open Innovation program. The goal of the program is to facilitate interactions between industry and academia that are focused on the meaningful, innovation of new drug therapies for patients in need. Both basic scientists and clinical researchers are encouraged to participate. Opportunities for grants and access to compounds include: Clinical Compound Bank: Access to patient-ready compounds Pharmacology Toolbox: Tool compounds for preclinical studies Target Innovation: Compound … Read More

Medical Research Foundation of Oregon award nominations due Aug. 22

The Medical Research Foundation of Oregon seeks nominations for its annual Discovery, Mentor and Richard T. Jones New Investigator Awards. The purpose of these awards is to recognize Oregonians who are performing cutting edge research and demonstrating outstanding leadership. Awards are available in the following categories: The Discovery Award acknowledges an Oregon investigator who has made significant, original contributions to health‐related research while working in Oregon. This research can be in the basic, clinical or behavioral sciences, or … Read More

Core U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program applications due Aug. 1

Interested in conducting research or teaching abroad? Applications for the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program are due August 1, 2014. The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Grants are available in over 125 countries worldwide. To find a grant that best fits your interests, search the Catalog of Award 2015-2016. Upcoming webinars for interested applicants include: Fulbright Opportunities in … Read More

Postdoctoral fellowships from the Human Frontier Science Program

The Human Frontier Science Program encourages postdoctoral scientists to broaden their research skills by moving into new areas of study while working in a new country. The program provides awardees with approximately $50,000 per year for three years, and invites applications for two international mechanisms that offer postdoctoral fellowships for basic research training: Long-Term Fellowships – For applicants with a Ph.D. in a biological discipline to embark on a new project in a different field of … Read More

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