Posts Tagged ‘NIH’

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

K12 career development opportunity for a clinician-scientist in women’s health research

The BIRCWH (Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women’s Health) K12 program announces a special funding opportunity for junior research faculty with a clinical doctorate degree or equivalent. Potential clinically prepared applicants can propose research across the full spectrum of research activities including basic science, clinical research, information technology, health services, patient-centered outcomes, policy, public health, behavioral, and applied research. OCTRI anticipates one opening for a K12 scholar in Winter of 2014. Deadline for applications is … Read More

Pay off your student debt with help from the annual NIH loan repayment program

The NIH is accepting applications for its annual Extramural Loan Repayment Program. If you’re a health professional pursuing a career in biomedical, behavioral, social or clinical research, and plan to commit at least two years to research, you may be eligible for up to $35,000 per year. The program is divided into five subdivisions: Clinical Research Pediatric Research Health Disparities Research Clinical Researchers from Disadvantaged Backgrounds Contraception and Infertility Research Eligibility for each program is … Read More

Share your comments on LGBTI health and research needs with the NIH

Earlier this year, NIH Director Francis Collins announced a permanent trans-NIH research coordinating committee specifically tasked with supporting health research in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex communities with the aim of continuing its extensive outreach to identify research priorities, gaps, and opportunities within the field. The recently published request for information is intended to allow for broader input on NIH’s strategic plan for LGBTI research. The NIH is very interested in hearing your … Read More

P. Hemachandra Reddy appointed to NIH Neural Oxidative Metabolism and Death Study Section

P. Hemachandra Reddy, Ph.D., an associate scientist in the Division of Neuroscience, has been selected to serve as a member of the Neural Oxidative Metabolism and Death Study Section for the NIH Center for Scientific Review through June 30, 2019. Members are selected based on the quality of their research accomplishments, publications in scientific journals, and other significant scientific activities, achievements and honors. As a member of a study section, Dr. Reddy will review NIH … 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

Nancy Haigwood, Ph.D., appointed to NIH Council of Councils

Nancy L. Haigwood, Ph.D.–director of the ONPRC and Senior Scientist–has been appointed to the National Institutes of Health Council of Councils. This body advises the director of the NIH on research opportunities, policy, public health concerns, and other strategic priorities for the NIH.  Dr. Haigwood will serve through October 2015. Dr. Haigwood is the fifth Director of ONPRC and will contribute deep knowledge of the vital role that NIH-sponsored research resources play in creating the … Read More

Tell Dr. Francis Collins about the #NIHSequesterImpact

How is the sequester affecting your lab? NIH Director Francis Collins, M.D., Ph.D., is seeking feedback via social media on how the sequester is impacting biomedical research. Tweet to Dr. Collins using the hashtag #NIHSequesterImpact.

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