The JHU Center for Musculoskeletal Research has established a Musculoskeletal Research Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program. The goals of this program are to raise the visibility of the musculoskeletal research community and to support young investigators in the field.
2012 - 2013 Grant Awardees
- Warren Grayson, PhD; Biomedical Engineering: “Coupling vasculogenic and osteogenic development of adipose-derived stem cells.”
- Scott Kominsky, PhD: Orthopaedic Surgery: “Role of the CCL20/CCR6 Axis in Bone.”
- Rajesh Thimmulappe, PhD; Department of Environmental Health Sciences, School of Public Health: “Nrf2 and age-related osteoporosis.”
Funding of Pilot & Feasability Project Applications
The Johns Hopkins Institutions Center for Musculoskeletal Research announces the availability for funding of pilot and feasibility project applications.
The CMR funds are available to encourage innovative research in pathogenic mechanisms, basic science, and therapeutic approaches related to muscle and bone research.
- Funds of $30,000 (direct costs only) for a one-year pilot, with eligibility to apply for competitive renewal.
- Junior investigators without current or past NIH research support OR established investigators who would like to transition to a new career focus are encouraged to apply.
The deadline for submission of the Letter of Intent for the 2013 - 2014 grants is February 1, 2013.