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Portland Alcohol Research Center – Pilot project research proposals, due Aug. 24

The Portland Alcohol Research Center (PARC) expects to fund up to three pilot research projects in 2013 of up to $30,000 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 … Read More

Deadline extended: Career development opportunity in women’s health research

The NIH-funded K12 program, Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health (BIRCWH), is now accepting applications for its summer 2012 fellowship. The goal of the BIRCWH is to develop junior faculty into leading interdisciplinary research scientists in women’s health. BIRCWH supports the full spectrum of research including basic science, clinical research, information technology, health services, patient-centered outcomes, policy, public health, behavioral, and applied research. Deadline extended to July 9, 2012. Award Information: Provides salary support for 75% … Read More

Updated: V Scholars in cancer research, internal applications due June 15

Updated 6/7/12: The criteria for this funding opportunity have changed to include the acceptance of proposals for translational research projects. Therefore, we are extending the internal deadline to next Friday, June 15. ————————————————— OHSU has been invited by the V Foundation to apply for their V Scholar Program, an opportunity for young, talented cancer researchers to gain support in their development into successful, independent investigators. The two-year, $200,000 grant will provide funds directly to young scientists … Read More

Mark Slifka, Ph.D., pioneers new approach in vaccine development

Researchers at the Oregon National Primate Research Center have created a new vaccine development technique using a solution previously thought too damaging to be useful in vaccine production. Mark Slifka, Ph.D., and colleagues have successfully utilized hydrogen peroxide as a virus inactivator in the generation of three distinct vaccines. Vaccines for West Nile, Lymphocytic choriomeningitis, and vaccinia viruses have been created using this new technique, which supports the researchers’ claims that this could truly be a new platform technology … Read More

Summer deadlines for American Heart research grants and fellowships

The American Heart Association has announced its summer deadlines for a wide range of funding opportunities relating to cardiovascular disease and stroke. All proposals and applications will be due either July 17th or 18th, 2012. Don’t forget that earlier this year, the Association enacted new policies regarding membership and application fees. Find the full program descriptions below.

Jonah Sacha, Ph.D., secures $1 million in funding for HIV vaccine research

Back in January we announced that Louis Picker, M.D., and his research team had received $8 million from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to further develop a promising HIV vaccine candidate. OHSU researchers have secured an additional $1 million from the Gates Foundation through their Grand Challenges Explorations funding program. Research will be led by assistant scientist Jonah Sacha, Ph.D., at the Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute on OHSU’s West Campus. Sacha and his colleagues will attempt … Read More

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Fellowship applications due Aug. 15

The Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation seeks early basic science postdoctoral fellows and physician-scientists to apply for its three-year Cancer Research Fellowship. Depending on level of experience, either $50,000 or $60,000 per year plus $2,000 in lab expenses will be awarded. Applications must be received no later than August 15, 2012. Applicants must have completed one or more of the following degrees or its equivalent in order to be eligible to apply: MD, PhD, DDS, … Read More

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