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Tartar Trust Fellowships; applications due April 18

Applications for Tartar Trust Fellowships, which provide up to $2,000 to students, postdocs, and faculty in the OHSU School of Medicine, are due April 18, 2014. Projects that are likely to enhance the applicant’s career development are of particular interest. Fellowship funds may be used to: Assist qualified graduate students in their research programs. Provide released time for a graduate teaching assistant for purposes of advancing the individual’s degree research. Support specially endowed medical students … Read More

PCORI issues funding announcements for Spring 2014

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has issued funding announcements for its Spring 2014 Cycle. Funding in these focus areas is currently available: Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options Improving Healthcare Systems Communication and Dissemination Addressing Disparities Improving Methods for Conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Obesity Treatment Options Set in Primary Care for Underserved Populations Effectiveness of Transitional Care Pragmatic Clinical Studies and Large Simple Trials to Evaluate Patient-Centered Outcomes Mandatory letters of intent are due March 7, with full … Read More

Pilot funding from ONPRC; letters of intent due March 12

The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is soliciting proposals for its annual pilot research program. The award encourages activities related to the use of nonhuman primates for biomedical research or for studies enhancing the welfare or husbandry of nonhuman primates. 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 grant applicants … Read More

NIH Shared Instrumentation Grant, internal applications due Feb. 7

The Shared Instrument Grant Program (S10) provides groups of NIH-supported investigators funds to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instrumentation or an integrated system that costs at least $100,000. Types of instruments supported include confocal and electron microscopes, biomedical imagers, mass spectrometers, DNA sequencers, biosensors, cell-sorters, X-ray diffraction systems, and NMR spectrometers among others. There is no limit on the number of applications an institution may submit provided the applications … Read More

Knight Cancer Institute Pilot Project funding, proposals due Feb. 1

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is now accepting applications for Pilot Project funding. The purpose of these $50,000 awards is to cultivate outstanding translational cancer research by assisting in the generation of preliminary data leading to peer-reviewed, national funding. This mechanism is intended to support clinical, basic, or population-based research that is cancer focused. Scientific excellence will be the key review element for all applications. Interdisciplinary research, in which investigators from disparate scientific areas collaborate to … Read More

NIH announces six new funding opportunities for the BRAIN Initiative

The NIH has launched its new Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, which is designed to provide support for research projects focused on developing tools and technologies for advancing the understanding of brain circuitry. The first wave of funding opportunities have just been released. Two of the funding opportunities call for developing methods for classifying and accessing the diverse cells and circuits of the brain. Three focus on developing and optimizing technologies for … Read More

Significant changes to NIH Pathway to Independence Award K99 program

The NIH has reissued its parent announcement for the Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00). Several significant changes have been made to this program for applications due in Winter 2014 and beyond: Candidates for the K99/R00 award must have no more than 4 years of postdoctoral research training experience at the time of the initial application or the subsequent resubmission. Although the duration of postdoctoral training may vary across scientific disciplines, candidates must propose a plan … Read More

Oregon Tax Checkoff Alzheimer’s Research Grant, applications due Mar. 4

The Oregon Partnership for Alzheimer’s Research has announced its 2014 Research Grant request for proposals, and is calling for investigators to submit proposals for one-year projects of up to $30,000. The OPAR anticipates funding up to three grants this cycle. Proposals are due March 4, 2014. Applications will be accepted from investigators in Oregon who are launching their careers, are established researchers exploring new areas of investigation, or, with appropriate mentoring, are doctoral level students. Applications will … Read More

Friends of Doernbecher research grant applications due Feb. 21

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 21, … Read More

New International Collaboration grants from the NSF

The National Science Foundation is soliciting proposals for their Catalyzing New International Collaborations program, which will support U.S. researchers’ participation in activities intended to catalyze new international collaborations. The program is designed to open up new scientific directions for the awardee with the intent that larger-scale research proposals will be submitted to relevant NSF programs for continuing support of the project. Supported projects include, but are not limited to: research planning visits, initial data gathering activities, … Read More

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