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NOVEMBER 2018

 

 
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OCTOBER 2018

Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists
Awards recognize country's most promising faculty-rank researchers in Life Sciences, Physical Sciences & Engineering, and Chemistry. Internal application deadline is October 11.

Request for Proposals for Collaborative Research Projects - Diana Helis Henry Medical Research Foundation and Adrienne Helis Malvin Medical Research Foundation
Collaborative research opportunity fosters fundamental, discovery-driven biomedical research that may lead to target validation, new target identification and/or drug development. Application deadline is October 29.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
SEPTEMBER 2018

SANOFI Innovation Awards Program
JHUSOM and 16 other peer institutions seeking innovative translational research ideas aligning with SANOFIs areas of interest. Internal deadline is September 15.

9th Annual Mirowski Discovery Award
Fund in honor of Dr. Michel Mirowski and his wife Anna seeks proposals for innovative cardiovascular research projects. Application deadline is October 1.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
AUGUST 2018

SANOFI Innovation Awards Program
JHUSOM and 16 other peer institutions seeking innovative translational research ideas aligning with SANOFIs areas of interest. Internal deadline is September 15.

NIH Director's Early Independence Award (DP5 - Clinical Trial Optional)
Award supports exceptional investigators pursuing independent research in any topic of relevance to the broad mission of NIH after completion of their doctoral/research degree or post-graduate clinical training. Application deadline is August 16.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
JULY 2018
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MAY 2018

The Hartwell Foundation 2018 Individual Biomedical Research

 
APRIL 2018
 
MARCH 2018

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
FEBRUARY 2018

Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Award Grant
Three grants available for research with defined approaches to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme diesease. Application deadline is February 28.

Emerson Collective Cancer Research Fund Request for Proposals
Fund supports research projects related to immunotherapy, 'high risk/high reward' initiatives, KRAS targeting, or antibody therapies. Proposals due March 1.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
JANUARY 2018

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Funding available for research that contributes to the advancement of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota research in the U.S. Application deadline is February 20.

Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Award Grant
Three grants available for research with defined approaches to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme diesease. Application deadline is February 28.

Emerson Collective Cancer Research Fund Request for Proposals
Fund supports research projects related to immunotherapy, 'high risk/high reward' initiatives, KRAS targeting, or antibody therapies. Proposals due March 1.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
DECEMBER 2017

Mary Kay Foundation Translational Research Grant
Foundation seeks innovative grants for translational research in ovarian, uterine, breast, or cervical cancer. Internal deadline is December 19.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Partnerships for Innovation (PFI) Program
Program offers researchers opportunities to transform new knowledge into practical benefits through translational research and technology development efforts. Internal deadline is December 28 and sponsor deadline is February 1.

Macy Faculty Scholars Program
Program designed to identify and nurture careers of promising educational innovators in medicine and nursing through several avenues. Internal deadline is January 4 and sponsor deadline is February 14.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Funding available for research that contributes to the advancement of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota research in the U.S. Application deadline is February 20.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
NOVEMBER 2017

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
Program supports the research and teaching careers of young faculty in the chemical sciences. Internal deadline is November 14.

Brain Research Foundation (BRF) Fay/Frank Seed Grant Program
Program seeks to provide start-up monies for new research projects in the field of neuroscience leading to funding from NIH or other outside funding sources. Internal deadline is November 30.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
OCTOBER 2017

Understanding, Preventing, and Managing Immunotherapy-related Adverse Events (irAEs) Associated with Checkpoint Inhibition for Melanoma and Other Cancers
Funding available to facilitate research focused on prevention, risk, early detection, and management of short- and long-term immune-related adverse events (irAEs). Application deadline is October 16.

AHA Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine
Two opportunities for grants and fellowships involving cardiovascular disease and cloud computing. Deadlines are November 1.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) Instrument Acquisition or Development
Program increases access to shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training. Internal deadline is November 6.

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Award
Program supports the research and teaching careers of young faculty in the chemical sciences. Internal deadline is November 14.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
SEPTEMBER 2017

Fisher Center Discovery Program

Mirowski Annual Discovery Fund
Fund supports proposals for innovative cardiovascular research projects led by JHU SOM faculty. Application deadline is September 20.

Understanding, Preventing, and Managing Immunotherapy-related Adverse Events (irAEs) Associated with Checkpoint Inhibition for Melanoma and Other Cancers
Funding available to facilitate research focused on prevention, risk, early detection, and management of short- and long-term immune-related adverse events (irAEs). Application deadline is October 16.

AHA Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine
Two opportunities for grants and fellowships involving cardiovascular disease and cloud computing. Deadlines are November 1.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) Instrument Acquisition or Development
Program increases access to shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training. Internal deadline is November 6.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
AUGUST 2017

Fisher Center Discovery Program

Understanding, Preventing, and Managing Immunotherapy-related Adverse Events (irAEs) Associated with Checkpoint Inhibition for Melanoma and Other Cancers
Funding available to facilitate research focused on prevention, risk, early detection, and management of short- and long-term immune-related adverse events (irAEs). Application deadline is October 16.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Major Research Instrumentation Program (MRI) Instrument Acquisition or Development
Program increases access to shared scientific and engineering instruments for research and research training. Internal deadline is November 6.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
JULY 2017

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
JUNE 2017

Pew-Stewart Scholar Program for Cancer Research
Program supports young investigators (assistant professors) whose research may accelerate and advance progress toward a cure for Cancer. Internal deadline is June 14.

W.W. Smith Charitable Trust Program: Heart Disease, Cancer, and AIDS Research
Funding available for basic medical research in heart disease, cancer nad AIDS research. Internal deadline is June 15.

SANOFI Innovations Awards Program
Collaborative program funds early stage, innovative and transitional research in cardiovascular, infectious and immune diseases, diabetes, neurology and neurosurgery, oncology and rare genetic disesase. Internal deadline is June 16.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Research Grants
Foundation supports young investigators engaged in basic biomedical research with potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Internal deadline is June 22.

Patrick C. Walsh Prostate Cancer Research Fund (2017)
Funding available to support multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer. Deadline is July 3.

NIH Directors' Early Independence Awards (DP5)
Two opportunities available for junior scientists to forgo traditional pst-doctoral training period and accelerate entry into an independent research career.Internal deadline is July 18.

Searle Scholar Fund - Searle Scholars Program
Fund supports young scientists with potential to make advances in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences research. Internal deadline is July 18.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
MAY 2017

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
MAY 2017

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
MARCH 2017

Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures/ Louis B. Thalheimer Fund for Translational Research
Fund provides seed funding for vital proof-of-concept and validation studies of valuable technologies at Johns Hopkins. Application deadline is March 15.

Progeria Research Foundation Grants
PRF seeks to fund basic science research on the disease mechanism in Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children. Application deadline is March 21.

NIH - Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program (S10)
Funding supports supports state-of-the art commercially available technologies needed for NIH-funded research using any vertebrate and invertebrate animal species.The maximum award is $750,000. Internal deadline is March 30.

NIH - Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program (S10)
Funding supports instruments like X-ray diffraction systems, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and mass spectrometers, DNA and protein sequencers, biosensors, electron and confocal microscopes. The maximum award is $600,000. Internal deadline is March 30.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
FEBRUARY 2017

2017 NASA Space Radiation Summer School
School welcomes applicants from graduate students and postdoctoral fellows with an interest in the radiation sciences. Application deadline is February 12.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Three grants available to support new research on probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the U.S. Application deadline is February 15.

Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Award
Award supports research with a defined approach to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme disease. Application deadline is February 15.

DHHS - Partnerships to Achieve Health Equity
Program improves access to utilization of care by disadvantaged populations, increases diversity of the health workforce, increases data availability, and develops models for managing multiple chronic conditions. Internal deadline is February 28.

Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation Clinical Research Seed Grant Program
Program encourages surgeons to be more involved in clinical trials and funds promising pilot clinical projects. Application deadline is March 1.

Progeria Research Foundation Grants
PRF seeks to fund basic science research on the disease mechanism in Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children. Application deadline is March 21.

NIH - Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program (S10)
Funding supports supports state-of-the art commercially available technologies needed for NIH-funded research using any vertebrate and invertebrate animal species.The maximum award is $750,000. Internal deadline is March 30.

NIH - Shared Instrumentation for Animal Research (SIFAR) Grant Program (S10)
Funding supports instruments like X-ray diffraction systems, nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and mass spectrometers, DNA and protein sequencers, biosensors, electron and confocal microscopes. The maximum award is $600,000. Internal deadline is March 30.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
JANUARY 2017

CDC - Rapid-Cycle Survey Collaborative for Provider Input on Immunization Issues
Program supports mechanism to obtain timely input from a nationally representative sample of healthcare providers on critical immunization issues of importance. Internal deadline is January 5.

Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
Program supports research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Internal deadline is January 9.

Rita Allen Foundation (RAF) and the American Pain Society (APS) 2017 Award in Pain Guidelines for the Grant Application
Grant supports projects on molecular biology of pain and/or basic science related to development of new analgesics for pain management due to terminal illness.
Application deadline is January 16.

New National Science Foundation Science of Learning Program
Program supports potentially transformative basic research to advance the science of learning. Application deadline is January 18.

The American Heart Association Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine Data Mining Grants
Four grants focus on two topic areas: establishing practical standards for future connections, integration and interoperability with electronic healthcare record systems, and development of new methods for data curation/ harmonization. Application deadline is January 31.


Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering
Program funds inquisitive, passionate and early career scientists and engineers who take a creative approach to their research, dare to think big, and follow new ideas wherever they lead. Internal deadline is February 1.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Three grants available to support new research on probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the U.S. Application deadline is February 15.

Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Award
Award supports research with a defined approach to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme disease. Application deadline is February 15.

Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation Clinical Research Seed Grant Program
Program encourages surgeons to be more involved in clinical trials and funds promising pilot clinical projects. Application deadline is March 1.

Progeria Research Foundation Grants
PRF seeks to fund basic science research on the disease mechanism in Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children. Application deadline is March 21.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synucle in PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
DECEMBER 2016

CDC - Rapid-Cycle Survey Collaborative for Provider Input on Immunization Issues
Program supports mechanism to obtain timely input from a nationally representative sample of healthcare providers on critical immunization issues of importance. Internal deadline is January 5.

Rita Allen Foundation (RAF) and the American Pain Society (APS) 2017 Award in Pain Guidelines for the Grant Application
Grant supports projects on molecular biology of pain and/or basic science related to development of new analgesics for pain management due to terminal illness.
Application deadline is January 16.

New National Science Foundation Science of Learning Program
Program supports potentially transformative basic research to advance the science of learning. Application deadline is January 18.

The American Heart Association Institute for Precision Cardiovascular Medicine Data Mining Grants
Four grants focus on two topic areas: establishing practical standards for future connections, integration and interoperability with electronic healthcare record systems, and development of new methods for data curation/ harmonization. Application deadline is January 31.


Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering
Program funds inquisitive, passionate and early career scientists and engineers who take a creative approach to their research, dare to think big, and follow new ideas wherever they lead. Internal deadline is February 1.

Bay Area Lyme Foundation Emerging Leader Award
Award supports research with a defined approach to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme disease. Application deadline is February 15.

Society for Vascular Surgery Foundation Clinical Research Seed Grant Program
Program encourages surgeons to be more involved in clinical trials and funds promising pilot clinical projects. Application deadline is March 1.

Progeria Research Foundation Grants
PRF seeks to fund basic science research on the disease mechanism in Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children. Application deadline is March 21.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synuclein PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
NOVEMBER 2016

Department of Defense Parkinson's Research Program (PRP) Impact Award
The PRP supports research leading to an understanding of the cause, prevention, and treatment of the loss of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra that results in Parkinson's disease. New deadline is November 9.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network - AACR Pathway to Leadership Grant
Network supports outstanding early career investigators beginning in their postdoctoral research positions and continuing through their successful transition to independence. Application deadline is November 15.

Bright Focus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Grants
Standard award funds researchers who have some amount of preliminary data in glaucoma research. Tenured track and non tenured track open to apply. Applications due November 16.

Emerson Collective Cancer Research Fund
Fund seeks proposals for projects related to immunotherapy, 'high risk/high reward' initiatives, KRAS targeting, or antibody therapies. Application deadline is December 1.


Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award
Award provides protected research training experience under the mentorship of highly qualified mentor for MDs interested in dual role of physician scientist. Application deadline is December 1.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Translational Research Grant
Grant funds high priority pancreatic cancer research poised for translational next steps. Application deadline is December 1.

Under Armour Women's Health & Breast Cancer Innovation Grant
UA and SKCC announce grant to fund novel approaches to breast cancer research in determining risk, or providing prevention and treatment strategies, patient engagement & empowerment and overall well-being. Application deadline is December 1.

Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation Fellowship and Project Awards
Awards fund research applications in Geriatrics, Dermatology, Hematology, Reproductive Medicine, and Translational Medicine research. Application deadline is December 1.

2017 McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Awards
Fund supports novel and creative approaches to understanding brain function, specificially utilizing new technology. Application deadline is December 5.

New National Science Foundation Science of Learning Program
Program supports potentially transformative basic research to advance the science of learning. Application deadline is January 18.

Progeria Research Foundation Grants
PRF seeks to fund basic science research on the disease mechanism in Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children. Application deadline is March 21.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synuclein PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
OCTOBER 2016

Bright Focus Foundation Alzheimer's Disease Research Grants
Grants support two awards: Standard and Postdoctoral Fellowship to fund researchers early and more advanced stages of research in Alzheimer's Disease. Applications due October 13.

Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation Grant Program
Program supports basic medical science and clinical research, education, community and health services in South TX, arts and humanities, wildlife, veterinary and animal sciences. Application deadline is October 15.

Department of Defense Parkinson's Research Program (PRP) Impact Award
The PRP supports research leading to an understanding of the cause, prevention, and treatment of the loss of dopaminergic neurons in the substantia nigra that results in Parkinson's disease. New deadline is November 9.

Bright Focus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Grants
Standard award funds researchers who have some amount of preliminary data in glaucoma research. Tenured track and non tenured track open to apply. Applications due November 16.

Under Armour Women's Health & Breast Cancer Innovation Grant
UA and SKCC announce grant to fund novel approaches to breast cancer research in determining risk, or providing prevention and treatment strategies, patient engagement & empowerment and overall well-being. Application deadline is December 1.

Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation Fellowship and Project Awards
Awards fund research applications in Geriatrics, Dermatology, Hematology, Reproductive Medicine, and Translational Medicine research. Application deadline is December 1

2017 McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Awards
Fund supports novel and creative approaches to understanding brain function, specificially utilizing new technology. Application deadline is December 5.

Progeria Research Foundation Grants
PRF seeks to fund basic science research on the disease mechanism in Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children. Application deadline is March 21.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synuclein PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
SEPTEMBER 2016

Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)
Program supports research that will lead to the elimination of death and enhance the well-being of men with prostate cancer. Pre proposal deadline is September 15.

2016 Martin D. Abeloff Award for Excellence in Public Health and Cancer Control
Award recognizes advancements made in Cancer Control practices that influence the public health statewide and on a national and/or global scale. Nomination deadline is September 16.

The Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases Discovery Program

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Awards for Medical Scientists
The highly competitive program provides funding for basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research to physician-scientists. Application deadline is October 6.

Bright Focus Foundation Alzheimer's Disease Research Grants
Grants support two awards: Standard and Postdoctoral Fellowship to fund researchers early and more advanced stages of research in Alzheimer's Disease. Applications due October 13.

Robert J. Kleberg, Jr. and Helen C. Kleberg Foundation Grant Program
Program supports basic medical science and clinical research, education, community and health services in South TX, arts and humanities, wildlife, veterinary and animal sciences. Application deadline is October 15.

Bright Focus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Grants
Standard award funds researchers who have some amount of preliminary data in glaucoma research. Tenured track and non tenured track open to apply. Applications due November 16.

Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation Fellowship and Project Awards
Awards fund research applications in Geriatrics, Dermatology, Hematology, Reproductive Medicine, and Translational Medicine research. Application deadline is December 1

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synuclein PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
AUGUST 2016

Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program
Program promotes international research collaboration in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease and seeks applications for Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program. Application deadline is September 6.


Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Awards at the Scientific Interface
Awards bridge advanced postdoctoral training and the first three years of faculty service for researchers in the biological sciences. Application deadline is September 6.

7th Annual Mirowski Discovery Award
Award seeks proposals for innovative cardiovascular research projects led by JHSOM faculty to catalyze high risk innovative ideas. Application deadline is September 12.

Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)
Program supports research that will lead to the elimination of death and enhance the well-being of men with prostate cancer. Pre proposal deadline is September 15.

The Sherrilyn and Ken Fisher Center for Environmental Infectious Diseases Discovery Program

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Awards for Medical Scientists
The highly competitive program provides funding for basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research to physician-scientists. Application deadline is October 6.

Bright Focus Foundation Alzheimer's Disease Research Grants
Grants support two awards: Standard and Postdoctoral Fellowship to fund researchers early and more advanced stages of research in Alzheimer's Disease. Applications due October 13.

Bright Focus Foundation National Glaucoma Research Grants
Standard award funds researchers who have some amount of preliminary data in glaucoma research. Tenured track and non tenured track open to apply. Applications due November 16.

Milstein Medical Asian American Partnership Foundation Fellowship and Project Awards
Application deadline: December 1, 2016
The MMAAP Foundation invites the submission of applications in the areas of Geriatrics, Dermatology, Hematology, Reproductive Medicine, and Translational Medicine. One Fellowship and one Project award will be provided in each of the above five areas except for geriatrics. The Irma and Paul Milstein Program for Senior Health typically awards 3 fellowships each year since 2014. The Fellowship award provides support for promising investigators for one year training in clinical or basic research in the United States at a distinguished partner institution. Individuals selected must have documented research experience. The Project award provides support for a translation research project to be conducted in China that has the potential to affect care in China within 2 years. In order to qualify for funding, Chinese applicants must have demonstrated ability in clinical research. Both awards require the applicants to have command of English in order to successfully collaborate with partnering institutions. Details about each award are available at the Foundation website.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synuclein PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
JULY 2016

 

Lupus Research Institute - Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Awards in Lupus and Autoimmunity
Program offers support for novel research into the fundamental causes of lupus and so provide new directions toward a cure or prevention. Application deadline is July 8.

NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5)
Awards intended to accelerate junior scientists' entries into independent research careers by forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period.
Internal applications due July 11.

BrightFocus Foundation Macular Degeneration Research Program
Award provides significant funding for researchers required to demonstrate additional progress before applying for governmental or industrial funding. Letter of intent due July 19.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Award
Funding supports research by assistant professors on pathogenesis, focusing on the interplay between human and microbial biology. Application is due July 15.

Armenise-Harvard Career Development Award (CDA)
Award funds opportunity for promising scientists, to contribute to the creation of new areas of research in the biological sciences at a host institute in Italy. Application deadline is July 15.

Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2016
Program provides funding for five awards in 39 disease topics. Research must be relevant to the healthcare needs of the military Service members, Veterans, and beneficiaries. Deadlines begin July 21.

Searle Scholars Program
Program seeks applicants pursuing independent research careers in biochemistry, cell biology, genetics, immunology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and related areas in chemistry, medicine, and the biological sciences. Internal application is due July 22.

Otolaryngology Head & Neck Cancer SPORE - Developmental Research Program Pilot Project Solicitation
JH Otolaryngology Head & Neck Cancer Research Division solicits applications to support new pilot projects in Head and Neck cancer related research. Deadline is July 30.

Fondation Leducq Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program
Program promotes international research collaboration in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease and seeks applications for Transatlantic Networks of Excellence Program. Application deadline is September 6.


Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Awards at the Scientific Interface
Awards bridge advanced postdoctoral training and the first three years of faculty service for researchers in the biological sciences. Application deadline is September 6.

Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program (PCRP)
Program supports research that will lead to the elimination of death and enhance the well-being of men with prostate cancer. Pre proposal deadline is September 15.

Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Awards for Medical Scientists
The highly competitive program provides funding for basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research to physician-scientists. Application deadline is October 6.

Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Challenge
Foundation sponsors $2 million prize to the first team to develop a viable selective alpha-synuclein PET tracer and agree to make that tracer available broadly. No application deadline.

 
JUNE 2016

 

Pew-Stewart Scholars Program for Cancer Research
Program establishes initiative for Cancer Research to support promising assistant professors in science that advances a cure for cancer. Internal deadline is June 6.

Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award
This award supports research and drug development as well as non-financial support to help bridge the gap between basic research and clinical introduction. Proposals due June 6.

Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP)
Program receives $50 million from the FY16 Defense Appropriations Act to support innovative, high-impact research in a variety of types of cancer. Proposals due June 8.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Research Grants
Foundation supports basic biomedical research with potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Internal deadline is June 15.

Funding for Prostate Cancer Research
Program supports multidisciplinary research in prostate cancer with innovation and highest potential for clinical impact. Application deadline is June 20.

International Research Scholars Program
New colloboration by HHMI, the Bill & Melinda Gates Founation, the Wellcome Trust and the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation to support early career scientists/physicians worldwide. Application deadline is June 30.

Lupus Research Institute - New Research Grants for Novel Approaches To Lupus
Institute invites applications for financial support for idea-driven, novel research projects relevant to basic, translational or clinical investigation in lupus. Application deadline is July 1.

Lupus Research Institute - Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Awards in Lupus and Autoimmunity
Program offers support for novel research into the fundamental causes of lupus and so provide new directions toward a cure or prevention. Application deadline is July 8.

NIH Director's Early Independence Awards (DP5)
Awards intended to accelerate junior scientists' entries into independent research careers by forgoing the traditional post-doctoral training period.
Internal applications due July 11.

Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) Funding Opportunities for Fiscal Year 2016

 
MAY 2016

 

American Diabetes Association (ADA) Program: Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Innovative initiative designed to radically transform diabetes research through autonomy, and financial and professional resources to set them on the road to breakthrough discoveries. Three awards available. Internal deadline is May 13.

Department of Defense Multiple Sclerosis Research Program (MSRP)

Under Armour Women's Health & Breast Cancer Innovation Grant
Grant offers seed funding for research that leads to a change in the paradigm of women's health as related to breast cancer. Application deadline is June 1.

W. W. Smith Charitable Trust Program: Heart Disease, Cancer, and AIDS Research
Program funds basic medical research in the areas of Heart Disease, Cancer, AIDS and Juvenile Diabetes. Internal deadline is June 1.

Harrington Scholar-Innovator Award
This award supports research and drug development as well as non-financial support to help bridge the gap between basic research and clinical introduction. Proposals due June 1.

Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP)
Program receives $50 million from the FY16 Defense Appropriations Act to support innovative, high-impact research in a variety of types of cancer. Proposals due June 8.

Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation Research Grants
Foundation supports basic biomedical research with potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Internal deadline is June 15.

Lupus Research Institute - New Research Grants for Novel Approaches To Lupus
Institute invites applications for financial support for idea-driven, novel research projects relevant to basic, translational or clinical investigation in lupus. Application deadline is July 1.

Lupus Research Institute - Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Awards in Lupus and Autoimmunity
Program offers support for novel research into the fundamental causes of lupus and so provide new directions toward a cure or prevention. Application deadline is July 8.

 
APRIL 2016

2016 Momentum Research Award: Defeating Lung Cancer in Women
Joint Collaboration between the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation and the American Lung Association invites applicants within five years of faculty appointment.

Department of Defense Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP) Program Announcements
Several grant opportunities available for ovarian cancer research including clinical development, investigator-initiated,early career and pilot studies. Preapplication deadlines are April 28.

JHU Center for AIDS Research (JHU CFAR) - NIH Supplement Awards
Center seeks applications from currently funded CFARs that are eligible for administrative supplements in a variety areas. Letter of intent deadline is April 11.

2016 Free to Breathe Metastasis Research Grant Program
Competition on research that prevents or stops lung cancer metastasis and increase survival. Letter of Intent deadline is April 22.

2016 Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Challenge Awards For Metastatic, Lethal Prostate Cancer
Awards welcome innovative, high risk, currently unfunded projects. Application deadline is April 29.

Call for Sanofi Innovation Award Pre-proposals

American Diabetes Association (ADA) Program: Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Innovative initiative designed to radically transform diabetes research through autonomy, and financial and professional resources to set them on the road to breakthrough discoveries. Three awards available. Internal deadline is May 13.

Under Armour Women's Health & Breast Cancer Innovation Grant
Grant offers seed funding for research that leads to a change in the paradigm of women's health as related to breast cancer. Application deadline is June 1.

Lupus Research Institute - New Research Grants for Novel Approaches To Lupus
Institute invites applications for financial support for idea-driven, novel research projects relevant to basic, translational or clinical investigation in lupus. Application deadline is July 1.

Lupus Research Institute - Dr. William E. Paul Distinguished Innovator Awards in Lupus and Autoimmunity
Program offers support for novel research into the fundamental causes of lupus and so provide new directions toward a cure or prevention. Application deadline is July 8.

 
MARCH 2016

 

Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Young Investigator Awards
Award provides funding to expedite solutions to end prostate cancer suffering and death. Application deadline is March 11.

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation - Grand Challenges China
Initiative calls for innovative concepts for safe, effective, affordable and widely utilized interventions, such as vaccines and therapeutics to help the world's poorest. Application deadline is March 14.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10)
Program encourages applications to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems that cost at least $50,000. Internal deadline is March 16.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Program: Moore Inventor Fellows
Selected fellows include those who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in the foundation's areas of interest: scientific research, environmental conservation and patient care. Internal deadline is March 16.

James S. McDonnell Foundation 2016 Scholar Award in Studying Complex Systems
Awards provide largely unrestricted funding to pursue and develop new directions to their research programs. Application deadline is March 18.

Institute for Clinical and Translational Research: Johns Hopkins Women's Health Research Group and The Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine Seed Grants for Research on Sex/Gender Differences in Medicine and Public Health

Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute Research Proposals
Grant program aims to generate innovative scientific discoveries about lifelong learning through interdisciplinary collaborations that span within and across the basic and applied sciences at JHU. Application deadline is March 21.

Progeria Research Foundation Seeks Proposals for Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)
Foundation dedicated to discovering treatments and cure for Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children - and seeks to fund basic science research that has implications for heart attacks, strokes and other aging-related conditions. Deadline is March 22.

2016 Agilent Early Career Professor Award
Program seeks nominations for 2016 Award on Big Data technologies aimed at making breakthroughs in life science research and ima
ging for clinical diagnostics. Deadline is March 31.

2016 Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Challenge Awards For Metastatic, Lethal Prostate Cancer
Awards welcome innovative, high risk, currently unfunded projects. Application deadline is April 29.

American Diabetes Association (ADA) Program: Pathway to Stop Diabetes
Innovative initiative designed to radically transform diabetes research through autonomy, and financial and professional resources to set them on the road to breakthrough discoveries. Three awards available. Internal deadline is May 13.

 
FEBURUARY 2016

Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42)
Program grants support centers with multiple, integrated projects representing biomedical and environmental science and engineering disciplines.
Internal deadline is February 9.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Council offers three annual grants of $50,000 each is to support new research on probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the U.S. Deadline is February 12,

Cancer Research UK Grand Challenges Initiative
Initiative aims to revolutionize how cancer is diagnosed, treated, and prevented by funding reserach based on seven challenges that address important questions in cancer research. Application deadline is February 12.

The David and Lucile Packard Foundation Program: Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering
Program supports highly creative, future leaders who take risks, explore new frontiers, and follow uncharted paths that may lead to groundbreaking discoveries. Internal deadlne is February 25.

Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) Young Investigator Awards
Award provides funding to expedite solutions to end prostate cancer suffering and death. Application deadline is March 11.

National Institutes of Health (NIH) Shared Instrumentation Grant (SIG) Program (S10)
Program encourages applications to purchase or upgrade a single item of expensive, specialized, commercially available instruments or integrated systems that cost at least $50,000. Internal deadline is March 16.

Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation Program: Moore Inventor Fellows
Selected fellows include those who create new tools and technologies with a high potential to accelerate progress in the foundation's areas of interest: scientific research, environmental conservation and patient care. Internal deadline is March 16.

Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute Research Proposals
Grant program aims to generate innovative scientific discoveries about lifelong learning through interdisciplinary collaborations that span within and across the basic and applied sciences at JHU. Application deadline is March 21.

Progeria Research Foundation Seeks Proposals for Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)
Foundation dedicated to discovering treatments and cure for Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children - and seeks to fund basic science research that has implications for heart attacks, strokes and other aging-related conditions. Deadline is March 22.

2016 Agilent Early Career Professor Award
Program seeks nominations for 2016 Award on Big Data technologies aimed at making breakthroughs in life science research and imaging for clinical diagnostics. Deadline is March 31.

 
JANUARY 2016

The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards
Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Internal deadline is January 8.

National Science Foundation (NSF) Program: Scalable Nanomanufacturing (SNM)
Program seeks proposals targeting nanomanufacturing processes addressing key aspects of the nanomanufacturing value chain of nano-scale building-blocks to complex nanostructures to functional devices to integrated systems. Internal deadline is January 18.

Bay Area Lyme Foundation 'Emerging Leader Award'
Foundation announces opportunity for emerging researcher who has identified a defined approach to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme disease. Application deadline is January 31.

Superfund Hazardous Substance Research and Training Program (P42)
Program grants support centers with multiple, integrated projects representing biomedical and environmental science and engineering disciplines.
Internal deadline is February 9.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Council offers three annual grants of $50,000 each is to support new research on probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the U.S. Deadline is February 12, 2016.

Cancer Research UK Grand Challenges Initiative
Initiative aims to revolutionize how cancer is diagnosed, treated, and prevented by funding reserach based on seven challenges that address important questions in cancer research. Application deadline is February 12.

Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute Research Proposals
Grant program aims to generate innovative scientific discoveries about lifelong learning through interdisciplinary collaborations that span within and across the basic and applied sciences at JHU. Application deadline is March 21.

Progeria Research Foundation Seeks Proposals for Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)
Foundation dedicated to discovering treatments and cure for Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children - and seeks to fund basic science research that has implications for heart attacks, strokes and other aging-related conditions. Deadline is March 22.

 
DECEMBER 2015

NIH Early Independence Awards
Awards provide opportunity for exceptional junior scientists to forgo traditional post-doctoral training period and begin independent research. Internal deadline is December 14.

National Comprehensive Cancer Network Request for Proposals
Grant supports studies for the performance of preclinical, clinical, and correlative studies of afatinib containing combinations in the treatment of lung and head and neck cancers. RFP deadline is January 4.

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Clinical Investigator Awards
Award seeks the best young physician-scientists doing work aimed at improving the practice of cancer medicine. Internal deadline is January 5.

The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards
Program supports the research and teaching careers of talented young faculty in the chemical sciences. Internal deadline is January 8.

Bay Area Lyme Foundation 'Emerging Leader Award'
Foundation announces opportunity for emerging researcher who has identified a defined approach to improved diagnostics or therapies for Lyme disease. Application deadline is January 31.

Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO)
Council offers three annual grants of $50,000 each is to support new research on probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in the U.S. Deadline is February 12, 2016.

Cancer Research UK Grand Challenges Initiative
Initiative aims to revolutionize how cancer is diagnosed, treated, and prevented by funding reserach based on seven challenges that address important questions in cancer research. Application deadline is February 12.

Johns Hopkins Science of Learning Institute Research Proposals
Grant program aims to generate innovative scientific discoveries about lifelong learning through interdisciplinary collaborations that span within and across the basic and applied sciences at JHU. Application deadline is March 21.

Progeria Research Foundation Seeks Proposals for Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)
Foundation dedicated to discovering treatments and cure for Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children - and seeks to fund basic science research that has implications for heart attacks, strokes and other aging-related conditions. Deadline is March 22.

 
NOVEMBER 2015

Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund 2015 Requests for Applications (RFA)
Funding for several projects available. Those leading to advances in regenerative medicine receive highest priority. Letter of intent is due November 19.

Mallinckrodt Scholar Program
Foundation supports early stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. Deadline is November 30.

New Funding Opportunity! Research Accelerator and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Grant
JHCRN announces new opportunity to fund proposals clinical and community-based research, practice-based research, and health services research. Letters of intent are due by December 1.

Damon Runyon Physician-Scientist Training Award
Award created in an effort to combat the growing shortage of physician-scientists in cancer research and provide financial assistance for both research and educational debt. Application deadline is December 1.

Under Armour Women's Health & Breast Cancer Innovation Grant
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center teams with Under Armour to provide seed funding for research that explores ways to help empower patients in their care, engagement and overall well-being. Deadline is December 1.

Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute Scholar Award
The Neurosurgery Pain Research Institute announces scholar awards to support students, postdoctoral fellows, or residents to undergo pain research training. Application deadline is December 1.

American Asthma Foundation (AAF) Scholars Program
Foundation accepting reseaerch applications that improve treatments for, prevent, and find a cure for asthma. Application is due December 1.

Kimmel Scholar Award
Fifteen, two-year awards available for promising young researchers in the fields of basic and translational cancer research. Deadline is December 2.


Cancer Research UK Grand Challenges Initiative
Initiative aims to revolutionize how cancer is diagnosed, treated, and prevented by funding reserach based on seven challenges that address important questions in cancer research. Application deadline is February 12.

Progeria Research Foundation Seeks Proposals for Research on Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria Syndrome (HGPS, or Progeria)
Foundation dedicated to discovering treatments and cure for Progeria - a fatal, "premature aging" disease in children - and seeks to fund basic science research that has implications for heart attacks, strokes and other aging-related conditions. Deadline is March 22.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
   
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