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May 2015

Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network
All-in-one resource linking investigators to regional community-hospital based collaborators. Go online for details.


Visit Animal Care and Use Committee Website
Go online for the most recent versions of important forms, policies, and guidelines.

Current Classes
A Rodent Handling class will be held on May 14. Class is free. Registration is required.

"Interinstitutional Assurance" Agreement (between Johns Hopkins and a company receiving an NIH research award)
Form processing assistance available through the JHU Animal Care and Use Comittee office.


Funding from Foundations/Private Sources
JHU's Corporate and Foundation Relations offers website listing funding opportunities sponsored by foundations and other private sources.

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations Initiative
Foundation seeks innovative and unconventional proposals on global health and development solutions. Applicants can be at any experience level and in any discipline. Proposals due May 13.

Health Personnel Shortage Incentive Grant (HPSIG) FY 2015 RFA
Grant awarded to postsecondary institutions to enhance or expand approved programs in health occupations with personnel shortages in Maryland. Application deadline is May 18.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Patient and Family Engagement Early-Career Investigator Awards
Awards support a young investigator with a defined project or set of projects designed to advance the field of patient and family engagement. Letter of intent deadline is May 15.

Hartwell Individual Biomedical Research Award Program for 2015
Foundation provides financial support to individuals to stimulate discovery in early-stage biomedical research that has the potential to benefit children of the U.S. Submission deadline is May 26.

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) 2015 Reach Awards
Awards created to support selected "late translational" studies needed to ultimately initiate a clinical trial. Application deadline is May 30.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Award Program
Program funds investigators engaged in early-stage, basic biomedical research that has the potential to advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Internal submission deadline is June 22.

Lung Cancer Research Foundation
Foundation provides funding to support research that can make major contributions toward better treatments, screening, and prevention of lung cancer. Application deadline is July 1.

Giovanni Armenise - Harvard Foundation Career Development Award
Foundation announces a new Career Development Award to a promising young scientist, currently not in Italy,wishing to establish a basic biological science laboratory in an Italian institute or university. Application deadline is July 15.

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Accepting Applications for Early Career Fellowship Awards
Awards designed to provide young scientists with resources to hone their cancer research skills and explore their own ideas under the supervision of a seasoned mentor. Deadline is August 17.

ALS Therapy Alliance
Grants available for basic, clinical, and translational research and clinical trials aimed at developing a better understanding of, or treatments for, ALS. Application deadline is October 15.


NIH Policy: Foreign Components Added to a Grant to a Domestic or Foreign Organization
NIH defines foreign components added to a grant and significant grant related activities needing prior NIH approval.


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