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Funding News from HHMI, the Gates Foundation, and the Simons Foundation

Speaking of funding innovations, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation have teamed up to offer a new award for junior faculty members. These early career scientists–called Faculty Scholars–would receive a one-time award of $100,000-400,000 over five years. Funds can be used for the following: Partial salary for faculty (up to 3 months and no more than $70,000) Salary for lab personnel Equipment Supplies Travel Publications Indirect costs … Read More

Funding Focus: DoD funding and insights from the Military Health Systems Research Symposium, Mar. 19

The Department of Defense funds research across the spectrum, from very basic science to social and behavioral studies. But how do you take advantage of these funds? Come to March’s Funding Focus, hosted by Research Funding & Development Services, to learn about what the DoD is currently interested in, the importance of networking, and how you can get support to attend the most important DoD biomedical research conference of the year, the Military Health Systems … Read More

Catalyst Award applications due Mar. 31

Applications for the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) Catalyst Awards are due Mar. 31, 2015. This pilot project funding is designed to facilitate novel, collaborative, multidisciplinary studies that will lead to further research and funding in translational research. Catalyst awardee spotlight 2014 Garet Lahvis, Ph.D. “Oregon Animation Test for Social Reciprocity” Garet Lahvis, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Neuroscience at OHSU. Dr. Lahvis’s research has focused on the development of objective assessments … Read More

Apply now for Pilot Project Funding for catalyzing translational research

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting applications for Pilot Project Funding for projects designed to support new clinical and translational research initiatives at OHSU. OCTRI will award between 4 to 6 awardees ($400,000 total) to facilitate novel, collaborative, multidisciplinary studies that will lead to further research and funding in translational research. The funding is specifically intended to enable the development of subsequent grant applications that will sustain the awardees’ research … Read More

NIDA now accepting submissions for innovation challenge

The National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA), through its “Innovations in Measuring and Managing Addiction Treatment Quality” Challenge, plans to award $100,000 in total prizes for innovative ideas on how to improve the quality of addiction treatment services. Specifically, NIDA hopes to incentivize the development of novel concepts for quality measurement and quality management based on the latest science of addiction and its treatment. NIDA believes these new concepts will lead to performance measurement and … Read More

Oregon Scientist Development Award application deadline Feb. 15

The Medical Research Foundation (MRF) is accepting applications for the 2015 Oregon Scientist Development Award, which supports highly promising biomedical scientists seeking to develop their research careers in Oregon. The OSDA is designed to support exceptional, but not yet fully independent, young investigators seeking to make the transition from an intermediate rank to scientific independence. This includes investigators currently at the level of staff scientist, research assistant professor, instructor or similar transitional appointments. Applicants must … Read More

Methamphetamine Abuse Research Center pilot projects due March 30

OHSU’s Methamphetamine Abuse Research Center (MARC) seeks applications for pilot project research grants. These grants of up to $25,000 are designed to bring new research directions, approaches, and investigators into the center. Projects are also intended to generate preliminary data for future R-type grant applications. All OHSU and VA faculty interested in methamphetamine research are encouraged to submit proposals. Postdoctoral trainees are not eligible for this award. The MARC will evaluate proposals on their scientific … Read More

Oregon National Primate Research Center Pilot Research Program applications due Feb. 13

The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is soliciting proposals for the annual pilot research program. The purpose of this funding mechanism is to encourage activities related to the use of nonhuman primates for biomedical research or for studies enhancing NHP welfare or husbandry. Pilot research should be developmental or high-risk and should be used to generate preliminary data in support of applications for further project support, such as NIH, other federal, or foundation grants. PILOT … Read More

Military Health Systems Research Symposium 2015: Funds available for meeting support

The Military Health Systems Research Symposium–also known as MHSRS–is the most important Department of Defense scientific meeting of the year.  Bringing together all the branches of the armed forces, this joint symposium provides a collaborative environment of exchange among military medical care providers with deployment experience, DoD scientists,  industry, and academic scientists like you, OHSU researchers!  This is a highly interdisciplinary meeting. Areas of interest include combat casualty care, military operational medicine, clinical and rehabilitative … Read More

Department of Defense CDMRP Fiscal Year 2015 funding announced

The Department of Defense office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) has announced the amount of funds provided for each CDMRP in FY15. Each program will release FYI5 program announcements with detailed descriptions of the individual funding opportunities, evaluation criteria, and submission requirements. All released funding opportunities are available on the CDMRP website, and a full listng of CDMRP funding opportunities can be obtained on the Grants.gov website by performing a basic search using CFDA number … Read More

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