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Friends of Doernbecher research grant applications due Feb. 10

Friends of Doernbecher, a volunteer organization that raises funds for Doernbecher Children’s Hospital at OHSU, seeks proposals for pediatric-related research projects and programs. The grant program, which provides up to $175,000, is open to any employee of OHSU or Doernbecher proposing research related to children’s health. This includes (but is not limited to) OHSU and Doernbecher faculty, clinical and research staff, graduate students, medical students, fellows, and postdoctoral fellows. Grant applications are due February 10, … Read More

Presidential bridge funding applications due Jan. 5

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has released its call for proposals for the FY17 winter OHSU Presidential Bridge Funding Program. Bridge funding is available for established investigators threatened by an imminent lapse in research support. Investigators can request up to $50,000 in funding for one year to help bridge them while they generate data to restore funding. Up to 3 awards will be made this funding cycle. Awards are available only to OHSU … Read More

Rita Allen Foundation Scholar Award, internal deadline Nov. 15

The Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program supports research scientists in the early stages of their careers. Fields of research are cancer, immunology and neuroscience. Individuals chosen will be designated Rita Allen Foundation Scholars and the affiliated institution will receive financial support from the Rita Allen Foundation of up to $110,000 annually, for a period of up to five years. To be eligible for the Scholars Award, candidates must have completed their training and provided persuasive evidence of distinguished achievement or … Read More

NINDS restructures funding support for postdocs

The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke will no longer participate in the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) Individual Postdoctoral Fellowship (Parent F32). As of the Dec. 8, 2016 due date, F32 postdoctoral fellows research training support will be available through a separate announcement with several key differences from the parent F32. Most notably, applicants are only eligible prior to starting, or within the first 12 months of starting, their postdoctoral training. As … Read More

Reminder: Applications for University Shared Resources pilot funding due Friday, Oct. 7

This is the final week to submit your applications for the OHSU University Shared Resources Core Pilot Awards program. These awards support OHSU faculty and USR cores by providing pilot funding for principal investigators, especially to support generation of data for new grant applications, as well as to support core development. Applications must be filled out online through OHSU’s Competitive Application Portal (CAP). Full RFA is provided on CAP and can also be found here. Please note: Applicants must … Read More

Applying for foundation funding? Check out the President’s List!

Just a friendly reminder that if you plan to submit a grant to a foundation or corporation on the OHSU President’s List, you are required to submit a Notice of Intent form to the OHSU Foundation. The purpose of the President’s List is to ensure that OHSU maintains coordinated communication with these organizations. Additionally, some organizations are reserved for top institutional priorities as determined by senior OHSU leadership. Things to keep in mind: If you’re … Read More

New HHMI program for postdocs from underrepresented groups

The Howard Hughes Medical Institute has launched a new program to recruit and retain early career scientists from underrepresented groups in the life sciences. The Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program will select awardees through open competition; applications will be assessed for scientific achievement in prior research experiences, demonstrated potential for a career as an independent investigator, and quality of the training environment with a selected mentor. In this two-phase program, fellows will be supported from early postdoctoral … Read More

FDA competition to spur new technology in fighting opioid overdose

The Food and Drug Administration is hosting the 2016 FDA Naloxone App Competition (#naloxoneapp) to encourage computer programmers, public health advocates, clinical researchers, entrepreneurs and innovators from all disciplines to develop creative strategies to combat the rising epidemic of opioid overdose. The goal of this competition is to spur innovation around the development of a low-cost, scalable, crowd-sourced mobile phone application that helps increase the likelihood that opioid users, their immediate personal networks, and first responders … Read More

NIGMS funding opportunity for new and early-stage investigators

The National Institute of General Medical Sciences has released a Funding Opportunity Announcement for the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for New and Early-Stage Investigators (R35). NIGMS introduced this mechanism last year as a pilot program which represented a new funding strategy focused on supporting PIs rather than specific projects. The rationale behind this novel funding strategy was to improve funding distribution and invest in scientists, thereby providing them with funding stability to explore new, creative directions in their research. … Read More

Funding available for device, diagnostic, and software development

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute is now accepting letters of intent for the Biomedical Innovation Program: Device, Diagnostic, and Software Development track. The objective of the Biomedical Innovation Program is to improve human health by moving innovative technologies from academia to the marketplace. The program focuses on bench-to-bedside technology development and commercialization. Formed in partnership with OHSU Technology Transfer & Business Development in 2013, the program has funded a total of seventeen projects, led by … Read More

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