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Summer Medical Research Foundation grant applications due August 15

Four times a year, the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon offers grants for promising biomedical exploration and the development of research careers in clinical investigation. The next deadline for these awards is August 15, 2014. Please review all guidelines carefully before submitting your application. The New Investigator Grant supports junior faculty who are new to research and are currently without major funding resources. The grant provides up to $40,000, with two to three grants awarded … Read More

OCTRI Novel Research Methodology Development Awards available

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting applications for Pilot Funding for Development of Novel Research Methodologies. The intent of this funding mechanism is to encourage and accelerate the creation, dissemination, and implementation of novel translational and clinical research methodologies. The development of new methodologies is critical to the advancement of translational and clinical research. OHSU investigators have often been actively involved in creating translational research methods, and this program provides … Read More

Internal funding available for neurofibromatosis research

The OHSU School of Medicine Research Roadmap is pleased to announce a new research initiative intended to advance understanding and treatment of neurofibromatosis. Projects considering NF1, NF2, or schwannomatosis, including mechanisms, diagnosis (e.g., imaging modalities), or treatment, or impact on patients (e.g., through pain, hearing loss or learning disabilities) will be considered. Any level of analysis will be welcomed, from molecular or cellular mechanisms to clinical aspects and treatment. Investigators new to this field are … Read More

Pew Scholar Program for junior faculty; internal applications due June 13

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 funds may be used, at the discretion of the Pew Scholar, for personnel, equipment, supplies, or travel; however, no more than $10,000 of the annual award may … Read More

Collins Medical Trust summer deadlines approaching

The Collins Medical Trust is a local foundation that provides up to $30,000 three times a year to faculty and postdoctoral fellows. The purpose of these awards is to aid, further, promote and develop research related to the cause, cure, and treatment of human diseases. The Trust typically provides seed funding for projects that will be eligible for NIH or other substantial funding. Successful proposals will impact the heath of Oregonians, but also have the … Read More

OHSU-PSU Research Pilot Award for women’s health research

The BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health) program announces a special $10,000 funding opportunity for OHSU and Portland State University investigators to conduct women’s health research collaboratively. The award is intended to support new or established research faculty interested in developing pilot data to prove feasibility of collaboration for larger federally or privately-funded research relating to women’s health and/or gender differences. Potential applicant teams can propose projects across the full spectrum of research, including … Read More

OHSU Presidential Bridge Funding applications due May 30

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Research has released its call for proposals for the 2014-2015 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 10 awards will be made this funding cycle. Awards will be made only … Read More

Multiple K12 junior faculty career development opportunities available

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research K12 Scholars Up to five K12 scholar opportunities are available for junior faculty conducting clinical, behavioral, health services, policy, public health, or applied research. This mentored career development program features three core elements: a didactic education in patient-centered outcomes research, an individualized experiential plan, and a significant, mentored research experience. To be eligible, scholars must be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, or permanent residents and cannot be applying for or have received another … Read More

Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations grants due May 6

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has announced its research topics for the 13th 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

Spring Medical Research Foundation grant applications due May 15

Four times a year, the Medical Research Foundation of Oregon offers grants for promising biomedical exploration and the development of research careers in clinical investigation. The next deadline for these awards is May 15, 2014. Review all guidelines carefully before submitting your application. The New Investigator Grant supports junior faculty who are new to research and are currently without major funding resources. The grant provides up to $40,000, with two to three grants awarded quarterly. … Read More

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