The Department of Defense (DoD) has released RFAs for its highly anticipated Breast and Ovarian Cancer Research Programs. Deadlines vary—find the full program announcements below for more information.
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Get a head start on this year’s Department of Defense (DoD) grant applications. Descriptions of the following funding mechanisms have been posted on the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) website. Depending on the program, full requests for proposals will be available on Grants.gov starting later this month. View the rest of this week’s Funding Alerts. Program Anticipated Funding Mechanisms Breast Cancer Research Program Clinical Translational Research Award; Era of Hope Scholar Award; Idea Award; … Read More
Haining Zhong, Ph.D., an assistant scientist at OHSU’s Vollum Institute, has been awarded the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award for a project called “Examining the Architecture of Synapses in Brain Tissue at Nanometer Resolution.” Richard Goodman, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vollum Institute, explained that Dr. Zhong’s research is particularly novel because of the way he uses high-resolution microscopy to study brain function at the molecular level. Dr. Zhong will receive approximately $300,000 per year … Read More
Why don’t more people alter behaviors known to increase the risk of cancers? Why do certain mutational events promote cancer phenotypes in some tissues and not in others? Given the difficulty of studying metastasis, can we develop new approaches, such as engineered tissue grafts, to investigate the biology of tumor spread? These three questions are just a sampling of the National Cancer Institute’s recently released “provocative questions,” meant to inspire scientists to think outside the … Read More
If you think your research is too risky to qualify for NIH funding, think again. The NIH is currently soliciting proposals that: “Encourage creative, outside-the-box thinkers to pursue exciting and innovative ideas about biomedical research.” Opportunities for 2012 include: NIH Directors Pioneer Award Program (DP1): Provides up to $500,000 per year for five years for exceptionally creative investigators whose research has the potential to transform biomedical or behavioral research. Applicants may submit only one application … Read More
The Department of Defense (DoD), best known for its breast and prostate cancer research programs, has released the remainder of its funding opportunities for 2011. While DoD funding is undoubtedly competitive, it can be a great fit for innovative, high-risk research proposals in a number of disease-specific areas. The following mechanisms are being offered this year: Program Funding Mechanisms Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Research Program Therapeutic Development Award; Therapeutic Idea Award Bone Marrow Failure Research … Read More
The Department of Defense (DoD) has released RFAs for its highly anticipated Breast Cancer Research Program. Available opportunities include: Postdoctoral Fellowship Award – Provides $100,000 per year for three years for mentored support of recent doctoral graduates. Era of Hope Scholar Award – Supports exceptionally talented and creative early-career scientists. Maximum funding of $2.5 million with a performance period not to exceed five years. Innovator Award – Provides senior faculty with the opportunity to pursue … Read More