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Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations proposals due Nov. 12

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced its research topics for the 14th round of its Grand Challenges Explorations grant program. This program is intended to foster unconventional ideas that could transform health and agricultural development in the world’s poorest countries. Grants of up to $100,000 are available to applicants at any experience level; in any discipline; and from any organization, including colleges and universities, government laboratories, research institutions, non-profit organizations and for-profit companies. Projects … Read More

Project funding available for biomedical commercialization, LOIs due Nov. 12

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting letters of intent to apply for its Biomedical Innovation Program. The Program cultivates and selects promising translational projects that develop new biomedical devices, diagnostics, and software. Via commercialization from academia to the marketplace, the objective is to move innovative technologies to clinical application, and thus to make a meaningful impact on human health. All applicants are strongly encouraged to take advantage of the Biomedical Innovation Program … Read More

Applications for American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grants due Oct. 15

Research Scholar Grants are intended to provide support for investigator-initiated projects across the cancer research continuum. These grants provide up to $165,000 per year for up to four years and typically cover the costs of salaries, consumable supplies, and other miscellaneous items required to conduct the proposed research. This funding mechanism supports basic, preclinical, clinical, epidemiological, psychosocial, behavioral research, and research in palliative care and symptom management. Independent investigators within the first six years of … Read More

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

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