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Major changes to NIH and AHRQ grant resubmission policy that will make your life easier and better

Few things are as frustrating as writing a great grant that is not funded because the funding percentile is so low–and then having to figure out how to drastically revise it to meet the requirement of writing a “new” application. Effective now, that pain point is going away: As of April 17, 2014, the NIH and AHRQ no longer require new (A0) grant applications to demonstrate significant changes in scientific direction, even if the project was … Read More

Multiple K12 junior faculty career development opportunities available

Patient-Centered Outcomes Research K12 Scholars Up to five K12 scholar opportunities are available for junior faculty conducting clinical, behavioral, health services, policy, public health, or applied research. This mentored career development program features three core elements: a didactic education in patient-centered outcomes research, an individualized experiential plan, and a significant, mentored research experience. To be eligible, scholars must be U.S. citizens, non-citizen nationals, or permanent residents and cannot be applying for or have received another … Read More

20th Annual Blood-Brain Barrier meeting, March 20-22

“Interweaving Advances in Brain-Barriers Pharmacology with Clinical Problems: Implications for Treatment” March 20-22, 2014 Sun River Resort Don’t miss your chance to register for the 20th Annual Blood-Brain Barrier meeting this March at the Sunriver Resort in scenic Central Oregon. Highlights of the 2014 meeting include: Bringing advances in brain-barriers basic science and pharmacology to address clinical treatment dilemmas One-on-one networking with brain-barriers scientists and neuroscience clinicians during informal round table discussions and poster sessions … Read More

New from NIH RePORTER: Matchmaker

The NIH RePORTER, or Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tools website, is our go-to resource for finding out what types of projects are being funded by different institutes and study sections. This week, the NIH announced a new search tool within RePORTER called Matchmaker that allows you to paste in a  full abstract and search for similar funded projects. Arguably the coolest part of this new tool is that it automatically creates charts of the most common … Read More

Deadline extended: Career development opportunity for clinical and translational researchers

OCTRI KL2 Program Request for Applications The Oregon Clinical and Translational Research Institute (OCTRI) KL2 supports research training and career development of clinical and translational investigators to conduct interdisciplinary research with scientists from diverse disciplines. In addition to salary support and funds for research activities, scholars are able to utilize additional support services through OCTRI and the Human Investigations Program. The OCTRI KL2 program is funded through NIH. Letter of Intent Deadline: January 13, 2014 … 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

Information for federal grant submission post-shutdown

This following message was sent to all OHSU faculty, postdoctoral fellows, research-ranked employees, department administrators, and RDA personnel on Monday, October 21, 2013. Dear colleagues, This is to update you regarding our OHSU process for federal grants submission as the government resumes operations post-shutdown. The NIH and other federal organizations have adjusted deadlines to accommodate for the shutdown, and this will have several impacts on anyone submitting in October and November. These processes are designed … Read More

School of Dentistry researchers awarded nearly $3 million to improve dental composites

Researchers at OHSU’s School of Dentistry have recently been awarded two grants from the National Institutes of Health totaling almost $3 million to study new materials for making longer-lasting dental composites, more commonly known as dental fillings. One study, led by Carmem Pfeifer, D.D.S., Ph.D., assistant professor of biomaterials and biomechanics, and Jack Ferracane, Ph.D., chair and professor of restorative dentistry, will explore novel compounds with the goal of doubling the six-or-seven-year lifespan of current … Read More

Update regarding federal government shutdown

Updated October 1: The NIH has issued new guidance about procedures during the government shutdown, advising applicants not to submit grants to grants.gov during the shutdown and that they will adjust application deadlines after the government reopens for business. If you are planning to submit to NIH for the October 7 deadline, Research Grants & Contracts (RGC) is asking you to proceed as usual. If Congress resolves its impasse by the grant deadline date, we … Read More

OHSU Vollum Institute researchers receive prestigious NIH awards

This morning, the NIH announced the 2013 recipients of its prestigious, High Risk-High Reward Research Awards—two of which were given to investigators at OHSU’s Vollum Institute. Vollum faculty members Gail Mandel, Ph.D., John Adelman, Ph.D., and Paul Brehm, Ph.D., along with Joshua Rosenthal, Ph.D., from the University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences, received one of 10 Transformational Research Awards, meant to promote interdisciplinary research that could potentially change existing paradigms. The focus of their project, “Site-directed … Read More

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