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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

Winter deadlines for American Heart research grants and fellowships

The American Heart Association has announced its winter deadlines for a wide range of funding opportunities relating to cardiovascular disease and stroke. All proposals and applications will be due either January 16th or 17th, 2014. Find the full program descriptions below. American Heart Association – Winter 2014 Funding Opportunities National Scientist Development Grant- Up to $77,000 per year for up to four years to support beginning scientists in their progress toward independence by funding research projects … Read More

Updated: OCTRI community pilot project funding with the Central Oregon Research Coalition

The Oregon Clinical & Translational Research Institute is accepting letters of intent for Community Pilot Project Funding. OCTRI’s Community & Practice Research program seeks to work collaboratively with community organizations, health care practices and researchers to study how best to improve the health of Oregonians. In particular, the purpose of this funding mechanism is to encourage research projects in collaboration with the Central Oregon Health Council (COHC) to evaluate the impact and implementation of six … Read More

NIH High-End Instrument Grant; internal application due July 12

The NIH High-End Grant Instrument Grant internal deadline is fast approaching on July 12. This program uses the S10 mechanism for the purchase of a single piece of biomedical research equipment costing at least $750,000. Instruments in this category include, but are not limited to, biomedical imaging systems, NMR spectrometers, mass spectrometers, electron microscopes and supercomputers. While there is no upper limit on the cost of the instrument, the maximum is $2 million.  Applicants must … Read More

Updated Collins Medical Trust submission guidelines and forms

If you plan to apply for a grant from the Collins Medical Trust this summer, be sure to use the updated guidelines and application forms that were posted in late May. Of note, there is a specific notice of intent form for Collins Medical Trust applications. Investigators must complete this notice of intent form during the open application period associated with each deadline. To be considered for the next funding cycle, you must submit a … Read More

Pilot funding from ONPRC, letters of intent due Feb. 15

The Oregon National Primate Research Center (ONPRC) is soliciting proposals for its annual pilot research program. The award encourages activities related to the use of nonhuman primates for biomedical research or for studies enhancing the welfare or husbandry of nonhuman primates. Pilot research should be developmental or high‐risk and should be used to generate preliminary data in support of applications for further project support, such as NIH, other federal, or foundation grants. Pilot grant applicants … Read More

Internal mechanism to strengthen clinical and translational projects

The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) is offering a unique opportunity for investigators to apply for research funding. Strategic Investment Funding supports OHSU faculty members by providing small amounts of funds (up to $20,000) that can provide a critical difference for their clinical or translational research. This funding is specifically intended to provide crucial support for a project that is close to achieving independent funding. It is meant to allow the project to … Read More

Unique opportunity to collaborate with NIH scientists on translational projects

Updated 12/5/12: Opportunities for Collaborative Research at the NIH Clinical Center (U01) has been released. This fall, the NIH will be issuing a request for proposals from teams of extramural (non-NIH) and internal NIH investigators to conduct collaborative translational research projects. To facilitate collaborations between basic scientists and clinical investigators, NIH has created a website that includes a searchable database of intramural investigators, as was as information about resources available at the NIH Clinical Center. … Read More

American Asthma Foundation looking for scholars outside the field of asthma

The American Asthma Foundation seeks to draw outstanding early to mid-career scientists from other fields into the study of asthma. The Scholars Program is designed to achieve this goal by supporting highly innovative research from all fields relevant to asthma. Most Scholars will be studying asthma for the first time. Award: Up to $150,000 per year for up to three years. Deadline: February 6, 2013 Eligibility: Applicants should have an independent research program, with national-level, … Read More

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