Funding Opportunity

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

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research is seeking 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, … Read More

Coming soon: MIRA funding for early-stage investigators

We first reported on the Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) for New and Early-Stage Investigators (R35) mechanism when it was introduced by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences about a year ago. The pilot program 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 … Read More

Military Health Systems Research Symposium meeting support applications due June 24

Was your abstract accepted for this year’s Military Health Systems Research Symposium? As with the 2015 meeting, the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research will pay for meeting-related travel expenses for OHSU researchers whose abstracts are accepted for presentation (you have to actually be presenting to take advantage of this offer). Please submit a short travel assistance questionnaire on OHSU’s Competitive Application Portal (CAP) by June 24 July 1. The 2016 MHSRS tentative dates are August 15-18, … Read More

Argonne Lab funding opportunity

Argonne National Laboratory has launched an new innovation incubator called Chain Reaction Innovation (CRI) that will provide $4.4 million in funds to energy and physical science based startups. This is the Midwest’s first energy and science technology incubator that embeds entrepreneurs from industry and academia into a national laboratory. Chain Reaction Innovations will accelerate the scale-up and commercial deployment of nascent technologies through unparalleled access to cutting-edge research facilities and cross-disciplinary experts at Argonne while simultaneously … Read More

Searle Scholars career development program; internal deadline July 8

The Searle Scholars Program is a highly competitive program designed to support exceptional, new junior faculty. It supports research in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, and pharmacology, as well as related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences. The program does not ordinarily support purely clinical research but has supported research programs that include both clinical and basic components. Applications are evaluated on the potential of the applicant to make innovative and high-impact … Read More

Presidential bridge funding applications due June 30

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has released its call for proposals for the FY17 summer 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 6 awards will be made this funding cycle. Awards are available only to OHSU … Read More

Pew Scholar Program for junior faculty; internal applications due June 10

The Pew Charitable Trust has invited OHSU to sponsor a single candidate for their Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. This prestigious opportunity provides $60,000 in support per year for four years to assistant professors with outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The program is open to individuals with a doctorate in medicine or biomedical sciences. As of Nov. 1, 2016, candidates must hold full-time appointments at the rank … Read More

Two new NCI funding opportunities with upcoming deadlines

The National Cancer Institute released two funding announcements in recent weeks that offer exciting opportunities for investigators to improve patient outcomes and contribute major breakthroughs in the field of cancer research. Integrating Biospecimen Science Approaches into Clinical Assay Development (U01), will support research that investigates and moderates challenges facing clinical assay development due to biopsy biospecimen preanalytical variability. Biopsy collection, processing, and storage procedures can all have significant impact on the analytical performance of clinical biomarkers; … Read More

Funding opportunity: Nonsurgical permanent female contraception

The Oregon Permanent Contraception Research Center (OPERM) is soliciting applications for research funding for preclinical studies of promising novel approaches to female permanent, or very long acting (>10 -20 years), contraception. A variety of funding opportunities are available. OPERM was established at the Oregon National Primate Research Center, Oregon Health & Science University in November, 2014 through a generous grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The Center will provide grants for direct research costs (up to $300,000/year) and core … Read More

Military Health Systems Research Symposium abstracts due Apr. 8! Funds available for meeting support

The Military Health Systems Research Symposium (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, and clinical and rehabilitative … Read More

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