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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

OHSU Cardiovascular Research T32 recruiting; applications due April 30

Looking for a postdoc position in cardiovascular research? Know someone who is? The NIH-sponsored Training Program for Translational Science and Cardiovascular Research at OHSU program that is currently recruiting. The deadline is April 30, 2014 – so start working on those applications! The training program is open to both physician-scientists and basic scientists (MD, DO, or Ph.D.) Six trainees will be accepted for a two-year research experience in one of three general categories: diabetes/obesity; developmental programming; or … Read More

V Foundation for Cancer Research: Translational Grant and Bladder Cancer Grants

OHSU has been invited by the V Foundation for Cancer Research to submit one application for each of the following programs: Grants in Translational Clinical Research Supports cancer research projects that bring together pre-clinical and clinical investigators. This work must not be currently funded by other mechanisms external to your cancer center. The purpose of these grants is to develop novel approaches to the prevention, detection and treatment of human cancer that requires collaboration of investigators from … Read More

OCTRI funding makes a difference: Catalyst Award Q&A session, March 11

The Awards Program is a key part of the Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI). OCTRI offers a variety of award mechanisms all aimed at stimulating new external funding at OHSU. Since 2007, 108 OCTRI awards have been launched, and of those projects 42 have resulted in at least one new external research award, with many receiving more than one award. A total of 81 external grants have been credited to OCTRI pilot support, … Read More

V Scholar Program in cancer research; internal applications due March 14

OHSU has been invited by the V Foundation for Cancer Research to apply for their V Scholar Program, a program designed to identify, retain and further the careers of talented young faculty members. The award provides $200,000 over two years directly to young scientists who are developing their own independent laboratory research projects. These grants enable talented young scientists to establish their laboratories and gain a competitive edge necessary to earn additional funding from other sources. … Read More

Upcoming summer deadlines for Collins Medical Trust

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

OCTRI Catalyst Awards; letters of intent due April 7

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is now accepting letters of intent for pilot  projects designed to enhance translational research at OHSU. This funding mechanism is offered in close collaboration with the SOM Research Roadmap, but is open to all OHSU faculty. OCTRI will award up to $100,000 and up $25,000 in OCTRI services to facilitate novel, collaborative, transdisciplinary studies that will lead to further research and funding in translational research. In this … Read More

Methamphetamine Abuse Research Center pilot projects due April 7

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

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

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