June 2013
Health • Mental Health


Program: Nutrition Research Grants Program Agency: A.S.P.E.N. Rhoads Research Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 09, 2013 Foundation funds exceptional scientific research projects submitted by early-career investigators of nutrition therapy, metabolic support, and related clinical nutrition topics. For 2014, there are 4 large grants of up to $25,000, and one of up to $16,600, plus two small grants (up to $5,000). See http://www.nutritioncare.org/wcontent.aspx?id=784 for details. Email: paulab@aspen.nutr.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Paula Bowen, Research Program Administrator (ext 132) 8630 Fenton Street Suite 412 Silver Spring, MD 20910-3805 301/920-9132 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Basic Center Program Agency: Administration for Children and Families Next Deadline: Jul 22, 2013 Allocates funds to states, local governments, public or private agencies, and nonprofit organizations including IHEs, to support establishment or strengthening of runaway and homeless youth centers that provide temporary shelter, counseling and related services. Funds are divided among states in proportion to their youth population (up to 18). Most basic centers can provide up to 21 days of shelter for a maximum of 20 youth at a time. 10 % match required. In FY 14, $16.3 million is available for 116 awards. IHEs are eligible. See http://www.acf.hhs.gov/grants/open/foa/office/acyf_fysb Email: ncfy@acf.hhs.gov Email: Gloria.Watkins@ACF.hhs.gov CFDA Number:93.623 Contact: Gloria Watkins, Program Officer Family and Youth Services Bureau 1250 Maryland Ave, SW Washington, DC 20024 866/796-1591 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Child Care Research Partnership Grants Agency: Administration for Children and Families Next Deadline: Jul 15, 2013 Supports projects to address child care issues of current relevance to decision makers at the local, state and national levels. Partnerships must include the state agency that administers the Child Care and Development Fund. Additionally, at least one member must be a research group affiliated with a university or four-year college. Approximately $1.25 million is available for five awards. See website for details. Email: ann.rivera@acf.hhs.gov CFDA Number:93.575 Contact: Ann Rivera, Program Officer Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation 901 D Street, SW Washington, DC 20447 202/401-5506 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Health Services Research on Preventing Healthcare-Assoc. Infections Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Next Deadline: Sep 25, 2013 Supports large Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects (R18) and research (R01) focused on prevention, reduction, and effective management of healthcare-associated infections (HAIs)-infections acquired during the course of receiving treatment for other conditions within a healthcare setting. R18 awards support determination of clinical efficacy and effectiveness of preventive interventions, and assessment of relevant epidemiological aspects of HAIs. Expires 9/26/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-240.html for R18 details. Email: james.cleeman@ahrq.hhs.gov CFDA Number:93.226 Contact: James Cleeman, Program Director CQIPS 540 Gaither Road Rockville, MD 20850 301/427-1330 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Partnerships in Implementing Patient Safety II Agency: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Next Deadline: Sep 25, 2013 Supports research demonstration and dissemination (R18) projects from organizations that implement safe practice interventions to demonstrate evidence of reducing or eliminating medical errors, risks, hazards, and harms associated with the process of healthcare. The applicant or its partner must be a healthcare provider organization and have already completed a risk assessment. Focus is on safe practice interventions that do not focus solely on the use of health information technology. Expires 1/8/14. See website for details. Email: denise.burgess@ahrq.hhs.gov CFDA Number: Contact: Denise Burgess, Program Officer CQIPS 540 Gaither Road Rockville, MD 20850 301/427-1318 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Joint Grants, Research Stimulation Awards, & Visiting Professorships Agency: American Academy of Family Physicians Next Deadline: Sep 03, 2013 Supports research in the area of family practice and offers several awards, including: Joint Grant Awards Program (6/1, 12/1 annually) of up to $50,000 for two years for research projects of high relevance to family practice/medicine using rigorous design; Research Stimulation Grants (3/1, 9/1 annually except 9/3/13) for smaller scale studies of no more than $7,500; and Practice Based Research Network Stimulation Grants (3/1, 9/1 annually except 9/03/13) of up to $7,500. Other programs available. See http://tinyurl.com/anbm3w2 for details. Email: sgoodman@aafp.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Sondra Goodman, Grants/Program Manager (ext. 4457) 11400 Tomahawk Creek Pkwy Suite 440 Leawood, KS 66211-2672 913/906-6000 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation Agency: American Philosophical Society Next Deadline: Sep 16, 2013 Provides $40,000/year for two years in support of patient-oriented research in internal medicine, neurology, psychiatry, pediatrics, & surgery. Candidates must include a letter of nomination from their department chair & must have held an MD or MD/PhD for less than eight years. Preference for applicants with less than two years' postdoctoral training. All research must be performed under the supervision of a scientific advisor. Must include 3 letters of support. Next due date is 9/16/13, more information will be posted in June 2013. See http://www.amphilsoc.org/grants/daland Email: LMusumeci@amphilsoc.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Linda Musumeci, Director of Grants and Fellowships 104 South Fifth Street Philadelphia, PA 19106-3386 215/440-3429 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Dissertation Research Awards Agency: American Psychological Association Next Deadline: Sep 16, 2013 Assists science-oriented Ph.D. students of psychology with research costs associated with their dissertations. Current program supports 30-40 grants of $1000 each, along with larger grants of up to $5000 to students whose dissertation research reflects excellence in scientific psychology. Applicants must have their dissertation proposals approved by dissertation committees prior to application. Must also be a student affiliate or associate member of APA. Each psychology department may endorse no more than three students/year, per program. See website for details. Email: jkohout@apa.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Jessica Kohout, Director, Research Office APA Science Directorate 750 First Street, NE Washington, DC 20002-4242 202/336-5500 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research Support Agency: Arthritis Foundation Next Deadline: Aug 30, 2013 Foundation is the world's largest private, non- profit contributor to arthritis research (Rheumatoid Arthritis; Systemic Lupus; Osteoarthritis; Juvenile Arthritis; Osteoporosis; Lyme disease; Scleroderma/sclerosis; Fibromyalgiai). Supports career development and training; investigator-initiated research; and special targeted research initiatives. In 2013 support will be for research projects in Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis, Juvenile Arthritis, and for selected projects. Two mechanisms available: Innovative Research Grant and Investigator Award. See http://www.arthritis.org/research-funding-opportunities.php for details. Email: researchhelp@arthritis.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Research Department 1330 West Peachtree Street Suite 100 Atlanta, GA 30309 404/965-7537 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Grant Programs Agency: Burroughs Wellcome Fund Next Deadline: Sep 03, 2013 Supports biomedical researchers at the beginning of their careers in areas of science that are poised for significant advancement but currently undervalued and underfunded. Current programs include: Collaborative Research Travel Grants (2/1/13); Regulatory Science (4/3/13); Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (9/3/13); Career Awards for Medical Students (10/1/13); and Iinfectious Diseases (11/1/13). See http://www.bwfund.org/pages/52/Grant-Programs/#anchor_1040 for details. Email: info@bwfund.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Victoria McGovern, Senior Program Officer 21 T.W. Alexander Drive Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3901 919/991-5100 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Quality of Life Grants Agency: Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 03, 2013 (target date) Quality of Life Grants provide up to $25K for individual grants to improve opportunities and quality of life for individuals living with disabilities (primarily paralysis) and their families. Activities supported include access, advocacy, education, recreation, & technology. Special consideration is given to organizations serving returning wounded military and their families and diverse cultural communities. Limited Submission: one submission allowed per cycle. See http://tinyurl.com/6nxhx35 for details. Email: rsultzbaugh@ChristopherReeve.org. CFDA Number: Contact: Rebecca Sultzbaugh, Program Coordinator Quality of Life Grants Committee 636 Morris Turnpike, Suite 3A Short Hills, NJ 07078 973/379-2690 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research and Training Grants Agency: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 11, 2013 Supports research and training related to cystic fibrosis with studies carried out at the subcellular, cellular, animal, or patient levels. Various awards available: Pilot and Feasibility Awards (required LOI due 4/1/13); Research Grants (4/1/13); Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (9/11/13); Summer Scholarship in Epidemiology (4/1/13); and Clinical Fellowships (1st & 2nd year- 10/3/13; 3rd 4th & 5th year-9/11/13). Student Traineeships are available on an ongoing basis. Other awards are available. See http://tinyurl.com/c5sd62 for updates. Email: grants@cff.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Monica Last, Manager, Grants and Contracts 6931 Arlington Road Bethesda, MD 20814 301/951-4422 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Brian D. Novis Research Grants Agency: International Myeloma Foundation Next Deadline: Aug 01, 2013 Supports research to improve the quality of life for myeloma (malignant tumor of the bone marrow) patients while working toward prevention and cure. Junior Research Grants are for $50,000/year for projects lasting up to 2 years; Senior Research Grants are for $80,000 & support established investigators with a track record in myeloma or related research. Grant applications must be received by the IMF no later than August 1st. See http://tinyurl.com/86by9f4 Email: lpaik@myeloma.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Lisa Paik, VP, Clinical Education & Research Initiatives 12650 Riverside Drive Suite 206 North Hollywood, CA 91607 818/487-7455 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Grants Program (Public Policy for AIDS, the Environ., & Mental Health) Agency: Ittleson Foundation Next Deadline: Aug 31, 2013 Supports pilot projects, test and demonstration projects, dissemination, and applied research that will inform public policy and public services in the following broad areas: AIDS(mental health and prevention); the environment (urban environmental issues and efforts at resource protection); and mental health (underserved populations).In 2013 the Foundation will limit its new grantmaking to projects in the Environmental program area. Proposals must have regional or national significance. Initial letters of inquiry must be received before September 1. See http://www.ittlesonfoundation.org/how-to-apply/ CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Anthony Wood, Executive Director 15 East 67th Street 5th Floor New York, NY 10021 212/794-2008 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Academic Grants Agency: Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 LLS supports clinical, basic, and translational research on leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. Programs include: Career Development Program (required letter of intent: 9/15) supports fundamental research in genetics, molecular and cell biology, molecular pharmacology, molecular virology and immunology. Translational Research Program (LOI due 3/1) supports projects that shows high promise for translating basic biomedical knowledge to prevention. Also supports Specialized Center of Research Program (LOI due 11/1). See http://tinyurl.com/eq4t7 Email: researchprograms@leukemia-lymphoma.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Director of Research Administration Research Administration 1311 Mamaroneck Avenue, Suite 310 White Plains, NY 10605 914/821-8301 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Postdoctoral Fellowships and Career Development Grants Agency: Lymphoma Research Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 05, 2013 LRF runs multiple research programs, grants & awards aimed at finding a cure for lymphoma, developing treatments, & improving patient care. Currently supporting Young Investigator Awards, using the following mechanisms: Postdoctoral Fellowships; Clinical Investigator Career Development Awards; and Lymphoma Clinical Research Mentoring Program. Deadline is 9/5/13. See website for details. Email: kbrown@lymphoma.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Kathy Brown, Director of Research Research Grants 115 Broadway, Suite 1301 New York, NY 10006 212/349-2910 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: NIH Director's Transformative Research Awards Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 (tentative) Supports individual scientists or groups of scientists proposing groundbreaking, exceptionally innovative, original and/or unconventional research with the potential to create new scientific paradigms, establish entirely new and improved clinical approaches, or develop transformative technologies. Little or no preliminary data are expected. NIH anticipates issuing a new RFA for 2014 with receipt date in mid-September. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/rfa-files/RFA-RM-12-017.html for FY 13 info. Email: Transformative_Awards@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.310 Contact: Ravi Basavappa, Pre-award Office of the Director, NIH 1 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-0189 301/435-7204 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: NIH Instrumentation Grants Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 13, 2013 Supports two programs (S10) for the purchase of current and emerging technologies. Shared Instrumentation Grants (SIG) (deadline 3/21/13) fund equipment in the $100,000-$600,000 range; High- End Instrumentation (HEI) Grants (9/13/13-offered every other year with a Sept receipt date) support purchase of a single piece of equipment costing $750,000-$2 million. Aim is to allow groups (at least 3) of NIH-supported investigators obtain commercially-available equipment. See http://dpcpsi.nih.gov/orip/diic/index.aspx for more details. Email: SIG@mail.nih.gov or HEI@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.351 Contact: Abraham Levy, Office of Research Infrastructure Programs Building 1 Bethesda, MD 20892 301/435-0777 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Initiative to Maximize Research Education in Genomics: Courses Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 25, 2013 Supports short, advanced level courses (R25) intended to disseminate new techniques, methods and analyses to cross-train genomic researchers and ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) scholars. Courses should be targeted to individuals in careers at the doctoral level and beyond; are expected to be hosted by academic or research institutions where the staff and faculty are experienced in training; and should typically be two weeks or less and offered annually. Expires 5/8/16. See website Email: bettie_graham@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.307 Contact: Bettie J. Graham, Nat Human Genome Research Institute 31 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-2152 301/496-7531 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: NHLBI Investigator-Initiated Resource- Related Research Projects Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 25, 2013 Supports Resource-Related Research Project applications (R24) that will enhance the capabilities of ongoing basic, translational & clinical research through the development of resources or infrastructure for use by the broader scientific community. The research enhancement should be for programs that address scientific areas relevant to NHLBI including biology & diseases of the heart, blood vessels, lung & blood; blood resources; & sleep disorders. Advance permission from NHLBI is required prior to submitting. Expires 1/26/14. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-11-090.html Email: lauerm@nhlbi.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.393 Contact: Michael Lauer, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases Nat. Heart, Lung & Blood Institute 6701 Rockledge Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-7940 301/435-0466 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Network/Infrastructure Support for Interdisciplinary Aging Research Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 25, 2013 Supports development of novel interdisciplinary research approaches (R24) on important topics in aging research through activities such as meetings, conferences, data exchange, small scale pilots, short term training opportunities & visiting scholar programs and dissemination activities. Examples of network activities: data sharing and information exchange among investigators from diverse research backgrounds; harmonization of existing data sets to increase sample size and statistical power; & standardization of data collection across studies. Expires 1/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-064.html Email: rossiw@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Winifred Rossi, Program Director National Institute on Aging 7201 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20892-9205 301/496-3836 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: NIA MSTEM: Advancing Diversity in Aging Research through Undergrad Educ. Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 25, 2013 Supports research (R25) applications from institutions that propose innovative research education programs to diversify the workforce in aging by supporting undergraduate competency and completion in medicine, science, technology, engineering and mathematics (MSTEM), and application and transition to graduate study that advances a cadre of students from diverse backgrounds into NIA MSTEM fields. Partnership with R15-eligible institutions encouraged. Expires 1/8/15. See website Email: Hunterc@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.866 Contact: Chyren Hunter, National Institute on Aging 7201 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda, MD 20892-9205 301/496-9322 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research on Alcohol and HIV/AIDS Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 07, 2013 (tentative) Supports research (R01; R03; R21) to understand and prevent the progression of HIV disease in the presence of continued alcohol exposure. Program intended to appeal to a broad audience of alcohol and HIV/AIDS researchers, including alcohol researchers with no prior experience in HIV/AIDS research, but with a keen appreciation for the relationship between problem drinking and HIV/AIDS; & HIV/AIDS researchers with no prior alcohol research experience. Expires 5/8/16. Deadlines refer to HIV/AIDS dates. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-13-121.html R01 details. Email: kbryant@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Kendall J. Bryant, AIDS Coordinator Nat Inst on Alcohol Abuse & Alcoholism 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-9555 301/402-9289 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: NIAID Science Education Awards Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 25, 2013 Supports applications (R25) that focus on development of science education for K-12 students in research areas directly relevant to the NIAID's mission. Programs must provide outreach to a large audience of students at a national level, directly or through their teachers, using approaches where successes can be measured. Proposed research education program may complement ongoing research training and education, but must be distinct from current research training and research education programs. Expires 1/8/14. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-11-086.html Email: da15a@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.855 Contact: Diane Adger-Johnson, Nat Inst of Allergy and Infectious Diseases 6610 Rockledge Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-6612 301/402-8969 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Enhancing Developmental Biology Research at Undergraduate Institutions Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 10, 2013 NICHD supports applications (R15) to strengthen the developmental biology research environment at campuses that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees, but have not received much NIH support. Projects must foster research experiences in devel. biology for undergraduates in order that they understand the molecular and cellular basis of embryonic development. NICHD is not interested in behavioral development or intellectual disabilities for this specific FOA. Applicants may request up to $300,000 in direct costs. PAR expires 9/11/14. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-12-057.html E-mail: mukhopam@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.865 Contact: Mahua Mukhopadhyay, NICHD 6100 Executive Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892-7510 301/435-6886 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Interventions for SIDS and Other Sleep Related Infant Deaths Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 13, 2013 NICHD and CDC support research (R01) to develop, conduct, and evaluate effectiveness of interventions to reduce risk of SIDS and unintentional injury deaths in the infant sleep environment among all populations, to include targeting those at highest risk. Also supports interventions demonstrating changes in risk behavior and environments as well as studies on a particular population or geographic area, including those that consider effective approaches to bridging cultural norms in given populations. Expires 9/14/13. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-11-242.html Email: willingm@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.865 Contact: Marian Willinger, Nat Inst of Child Health & Human Develop 6100 Executive Blvd. Bethesda, MD 20892-7180 301/435-6896 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: NICHD: Educational Programs Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 25, 2013 Supports educational activities (R25) related to demography and population science, family planning and contraception, and reproductive research aimed at audiences that may include individuals from the upper undergraduate to the assistant professor level. The overall objective is to increase the impact and breadth of population and reproductive science by facilitating cost-effective approaches. This mechanism is not intended to support training activities that limit participation to a single institution. Expires 9/8/14. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-11-292.html Email: regina.bures@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.865 Contact: Regina Bures, Nat Inst of Child Health & Human Devel. 6100 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-7510 301/496-9485 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research in Biomedicine and Agriculture Using Domestic Animal Species Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 24, 2013 NICHD and USDA support research (R01) that encourages comparative medicine research studies through careful selection and refinement of farm animal models that mimic human developmental, physiological and etiological processes to better understand disease origins and improve assisted reproduction efficiencies. Anticipated outcomes include both understanding information relevant for the improvement of human health and an increase in food animal production and improvement in animal health and product quality. Expires 9/25/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-204.html CFDA Number:93.865 Contact: Ravi (Neelakanta) Ravindranath, Nat Inst of Child Health and Human Devel 6100 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-7510 301/435-6889 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: AIDS-Science Track Award for Research Transition (A-START) Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 07, 2013 Supports entry of new investigators (R03) & early career investigators, including both newly independent investigators (independent of a mentor but without R01 funding) & early career investigators who seek to add intersection of drug abuse & HIV/AIDS to their research programs (applicants may have existing R01 grant but not one combining drug abuse & HIV/AIDS research) to the area of drug abuse research on HIV/AIDS. Program will fund feasibility, secondary data analysis, & small, self-contained studies on drug abuse & HIV/AIDS. Expires 9/8/15. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-12-282.html Email: aavila@nida.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Albert Avila, National Institute on Drug Abuse 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-9555 301/496-8804 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Diversity-Promoting Institutions Drug Abuse Research Program Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 09, 2013 Supports Resource-Related Research Project Grant (R24) applications from institutions that serve economically disadvantaged students & communities. Applications should propose to develop or strengthen the drug abuse research infrastructure at the institution and foster the research career development of a diverse cadre of faculty, students and staff who are currently underrepresented in drug abuse research. Goal is to increase the drug abuse & addiction research capacity of institutions. Limited submission: One application per institution. Expires 9/10/13. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-11-060.html Email: lb75x@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Lula Beatty, Director, Special Populations Office National Institute on Drug Abuse 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-9591 301/443-0441 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Substance Use and Abuse, Risky Decision Making and HIV/AIDS Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 07, 2013 NIDA & NIAAA support research (R01; R03; R21) to understand ways people make decisions about engaging in behaviors that impact risk of acquiring or transmitting HIV, or to adhere to treatments for HIV. Encourages applications to study cognitive, motivational or emotional mechanisms &/or brain neuroendocrine & reinforcement systems that relate to HIV-risk behaviors or treatment non-compliance. R01 apps solicit empirical, hypothesis-driven research; R21 or R03 apps solicit exploratory, descriptive or hypothesis-generating research. Expires 1/8/14. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-11-006.html Email: ylin1@nida.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.279 Contact: Yu (Woody) Lin, Program Director National Institute on Drug Abuse 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-9593 301/435-1318 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Enhancing Zebrafish Research with Research Tools and Techniques Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 19, 2013 NIDDK & several NIH institutes support investigator- initiated applications designed to exploit the power of the zebrafish as a vertebrate model for biomedical & behavioral research. Applications to develop new research tools or techniques that are of high priority to the zebrafish community & that will advance the detection or characterization of genes, pathways and phenotypes of interest in development and aging, organ formation, neural processes, behavior, sensory processing, and physiological processes are welcome. Expires 9/20/13. See website for R01 details. Email: rr185i@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.865 Contact: Rebekah S. Rasooly, NIDDK 6707 Democracy Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892 301/594-6007 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: MBRS Support of Continuous Research (SCORE) Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 25, 2013 Supports several mechanisms (SC1-Research Enhancement; SC2-Pilot Projects; SC3-Research Continuance Award) for the development of research faculty at minority-serving institutions or at institutions that can document record of recruiting, retaining and graduating students from diverse backgrounds underrepresented in biomedical research. Appropriate disciplines include all areas of biomedical & behavioral research. Research must be faculty-initiated. Awardee institutions must have received less than $6 million from NIH R01 support in each of the last two fiscal years. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-069.html for SC1 details. CFDA Number:93.859 Contact: Hinda Zlotnik, Chief, MBRS Branch Nat. Institute of General Medical Sciences 45 Center Drive Bethesda, MD 20892-6200 301/594-5132 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: HIV Infection of the Central Nervous System Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 07, 2013 NIMH, NIDA, NINDS and NIAAA support research (R01) on defining pathogenic mechanisms involved in HIV-1 Associated Neurocognitive Disorders (HAND) & identifying therapeutic strategies to treat & prevent the neurobehavioral & neurological effects of HIV-1 on the central nervous system. Applications ranging from basic research to clinical diagnosis & treatment in domestic & international settings are of interest. Multidisciplinary research teams & collaborative alliances encouraged but not required. Expires 1/8/14. See website Email: jjeymoha@mail.nih.gov CFDA Number:93.173 Contact: Jeymohan Joseph, National Institute of Mental Health 6001 Executive Boulevard Bethesda, MD 20892-9645 301/443-6100 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Technologies for Healthy Independent Living Agency: National Institutes of Health Next Deadline: Sep 19, 2013 NINR, NIA, NIBIB, NICHD & the Office of Research on Womenís Health support research and development (R01; R21) of technologies that monitor health or deliver care in a real-time, accessible, effective, and minimally obtrusive way. The development of these technology systems has the potential to significantly improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, people aging with mild impairments, as well as individuals with chronic conditions. Expires 9/20/13. See http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-11-020.html for R01 details and other contacts. Email: Paul.Cotton@nih.gov CFDA Number:93.361 Contact: Paul A. Cotton, National Institute of Nursing Research 6701 Democracy Blvd Bethesda, MD 20892 301/402.6423 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research and Career Development Awards Agency: Oncology Nursing Society Next Deadline: Jul 01, 2013 ONS' goal is to increase the knowledge base for oncology nursing practice and prepare future oncology nurse researchers. Supports several programs: Research Grants (required LOI 8/15/13) up to $25,000.; Research Career Development award (7/1/13) up to $20,000 support short-term oncology research training and mentorship, for beginning researchers. See http://www.onsfoundation.org/apply/re Email: cbyrum@onsfoundation.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Craig Byrum, ONS Foundation Director Research Department 125 Enterprise Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1214 412-859-6242 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Research Grants Agency: Paralyzed Veterans of America Research Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 01, 2013 (tentative) Focus is on funding projects that are grounded in basic laboratory science and the education of scientists working on breakthroughs directed toward a cure for paralysis or the secondary medical conditions, and technologies associated with spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D). Also supports the design and development of assistive technology for people with SCI/D and fellowships for postdoctoral scientists, clinicians and engineers to encourage training and specialization in the field of spinal cord research. Annual deadline is 9/1. See http://tinyurl.com/3pxh2o7 for details. Email: maureens@pva.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Maureen Simonson, Director of Research and Education 801 18th Street, NW Washington, DC 20006-3517 202/416-7668 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Fellowships, Awards, and Grants Agency: Pharmaceutical Research Manufacturers of America Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 01, 2013 Supports young M.D.s, Ph.D.s, and medical students in disciplines important to the pharmaceutical industry. Every program the foundation supports aims to improve the field of drug discovery and development. Multiple fellowships and grants are available in the areas of pharmacology/toxicology (9/1), informatics (9/1), clinical pharmacology (2/1), pharmaceutics (9/1), and health outcomes (2/1). See http://www.phrmafoundation.org/ for details. CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Eileen McCarron, Director of Development 950 F Street, NW Suite 300 Washington, DC 20004 202/572-7756 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Health & Society Scholars Agency: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 20, 2013 Provides two years of support to up to 12 postdoctoral scholars at all stages of their careers to build the nationís capacity for research and leadership to address the multiple determinants of population health and contribute to policy change. Priorities are to investigate connections among biological, genetic, behavioral, environmental, economic and social determinants of health; and develop, evaluate and disseminate knowledge, interventions and policies that integrate and act on these determinants to improve health. See website Email: hss@nyam.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Gerard P. Lebeda, Deputy Director Route 1 and College Road East PO Box 2316 Princeton, NJ 08543-2316 212/419-3566 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: New and Established Investigator Grants Agency: Scleroderma Foundation Next Deadline: Sep 15, 2013 Supports basic research on scleroderma, including studies by new and established investigators carried out on a molecular, cellular, animal, or patient level. New Investigator Grants ($150,000/three years) are for promising new investigators with faculty positions who wish to pursue a career in research on systemic sclerosis. Established Investigator Grants ($150,000/two years) fund innovative pilot studies. Deadline is 9/15 annually. See http://www.scleroderma.org/research/researchhome.shtm for details. Email: tsperry@scleroderma.org CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Tracey Sperry, Director of Development and Research, ext. 248 300 Rosewood Drive Suite 105 Danvers, MA 01923 800/722-4673 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: TSA Research Grants Agency: Tourette Syndrome Association, Inc. Next Deadline: Sep 06, 2013 (target date) Supports research in the clinical and pre-clinical field of Tourette Syndrome research. Specific fields of interest include: Experimental Therapeutics, Animal Models, Neuropathology and Epidemiology. Awards of up to $150,000 are available for support for two years for Research Grants and Post-Doctoral Fellowships offer up to $40,000 for one year. Investigators must have advanced degree, such as a Ph.D. or M.D. Deadline refers to required pre-proposals. See http://www.tsa-usa.org/research.html for details. Email: tsaresearch@ix.netcom.com CFDA Number:N/A Contact: Sue Levi-Pearl, Vice President, Medical and Scientific Programs TSA Scientific Advisory Board 42-40 Bell Blvd Bayside, NY 11361 718/224-2999 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Autism Research Program Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Jul 02, 2013 Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) encompasses a range of complex developmental disorders characterized by mild to severe challenges to social, emotional and communication abilities. Program supports innovative research that advances the understanding of ASD and leads to improved treatment outcomes. FY 13 mechanisms: Idea Development Award and Pilot Award. Deadline for required pre-applications. See http://cdmrp.army.mil/arp/default.shtml for updates when available. Email: help@cdmrp.org CFDA Number:12.420 Contact: Program Staff Army Medical Research and Materiel Command 1077 Patchel Street Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5024 301/682-5507 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Defense Medical Research and Development Program Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Jul 03, 2013 Program provides solutions to medical problems of importance to the American warfighter. Research Area Directorates: Military Infectious Diseases Research, Combat Casualty Care Research, Military Operational Medicine Research, Medical Chemical and Biological Defense Research, Telemedicine and Advanced Technology, and Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research. FY 14 mechanism: Military Infectious Disease Applied Research Award (6/10); Military Infectious Diseases Clinical Trial Award (7/3) . Deadline refers to required pre- application. See http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/dmrdp.shtml for details. Email: help@cdmrp.org CFDA Number:12.420 Contact: Help Desk Army Med. Research & Materiel Command 820 Chandler Street Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5014 301/682-5507 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Jul 31, 2013 Supports the understanding, diagnosis, and treatment of DMD. The goal of this program is to extend and improve the function, quality of life, and life span for all individuals diagnosed with DMD and to fund research to accelerate the development and clinical testing of new therapeutics and increase understanding of successes and failures of therapeutics in clinical trials. Deadline refers to required pre- applications. FY 14 mechanism: Investigator- Initiated Research Award. See http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/dmdrp.shtml for details. Email: help@cdmrp.org CFDA Number:12.420 Contact: CDMRP Help Desk 1077 Patchel Street Fort Detrick, MD 21702 Fort Detrick, MD 21702 301/682-5507 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Lung Cancer Research Program Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Jul 09, 2013 Promotes innovative and competitive research focused on the development of integrated components to identify, treat, and manage early curable lung cancer and the establishment of a tissue bank. The goal is to eradicate deaths from lung cancer to better the health and welfare of the military and the American public. FY 13 mechanisms: Idea Development Award (6/20), Career Development award (6/20); Clinical Exploration (7/9), and Concept Award (7/17). Deadline is for required preproposals. See http://cdmrp.army.mil/lcrp/default.shtml for details. Email: help@cdmrp.org CFDA Number:12.420 Contact: Program Staff Army Medical Resrch & Materiel Command 1077 Patchel Street Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5024 301/682-5507 ---------------------------------------------------- Program: Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program Agency: U.S. Department of Defense Next Deadline: Jul 16, 2013 Supports research into specifically designated cancers with relevance to military service members and their families. Provides new investigators and their early career mentors opportunities to excel in research for the prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer. FY 13 mechanisms included Career Development Award; Idea Award Special Focus. Deadline for required pre-applications. See http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prcrp.shtml for details. Email: help@cdmrp.org CFDA Number: Contact: CDMRP Help Desk 1077 Patchel Street Fort Detrick, MD 21702-5024 Fort Detrick,, MD 21702-5024 301/682-5507 ----------------------------------------------------