Posts Tagged ‘funding opportunities’

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

Core U.S. Fulbright Scholar Program applications due Aug. 1

Interested in conducting research or teaching abroad? Applications for the Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program are due August 1, 2014. The Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program provides teaching and/or research grants to U.S. faculty and experienced professionals in a wide variety of academic and professional fields. Grants are available in over 125 countries worldwide. To find a grant that best fits your interests, search the Catalog of Award 2015-2016. Upcoming webinars for interested applicants include: Fulbright Opportunities in … Read More

Internal funding opportunites for cancer research

The OHSU Knight Cancer Institute is now accepting applications for two unique funding opportunities: The purpose of the Umpqua Bank Innovation Award for Pediatric Cancer Research is to cultivate outstanding pediatric cancer research by assisting in the generation of preliminary data for peer-reviewed national funding or career development proposals. Scientific excellence will be the key review element for applications with a priority on research that has the greatest potential to yield improvements in cancer therapy, … Read More

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation Psychosocial Grants LOIs due July 18

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is committed to addressing the psychosocial and behavioral health outcomes for children diagnosed with cancer and their families. To this end, NEW Psychosocial Grants are being offered to fill a direct need for research funding by supporting studies that aim to explain and/or improve psychosocial outcomes of those affected by childhood cancer. These grants are designed to fund researchers who have novel approaches to understanding the psychosocial aspects of pediatric cancer … 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

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

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

PCORI issues funding announcements for Spring 2014

The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute has issued funding announcements for its Spring 2014 Cycle. Funding in these focus areas is currently available: Assessment of Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options Improving Healthcare Systems Communication and Dissemination Addressing Disparities Improving Methods for Conducting Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Obesity Treatment Options Set in Primary Care for Underserved Populations Effectiveness of Transitional Care Pragmatic Clinical Studies and Large Simple Trials to Evaluate Patient-Centered Outcomes Mandatory letters of intent are due March 7, with full … Read More

NIH announces six new funding opportunities for the BRAIN Initiative

The NIH has launched its new Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative, which is designed to provide support for research projects focused on developing tools and technologies for advancing the understanding of brain circuitry. The first wave of funding opportunities have just been released. Two of the funding opportunities call for developing methods for classifying and accessing the diverse cells and circuits of the brain. Three focus on developing and optimizing technologies for … Read More

Significant changes to NIH Pathway to Independence Award K99 program

The NIH has reissued its parent announcement for the Pathway to Independence Award (K99/R00). Several significant changes have been made to this program for applications due in Winter 2014 and beyond: Candidates for the K99/R00 award must have no more than 4 years of postdoctoral research training experience at the time of the initial application or the subsequent resubmission. Although the duration of postdoctoral training may vary across scientific disciplines, candidates must propose a plan … Read More

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