Monthly Archives: March 2015

CPRIT Innovations Save the Date

Innovations

November 9-10, 2015
Renaissance Arboretum Hotel in Austin
9721 Arboretum Boulevard
Austin, Texas 78759
(512) 343-2626

 

Additional information about conference registration, program schedule and abstracts will be announced on CPRIT’s website in the coming weeks and months.

Funding Announcements – NIH: March 18 – March 25, 2015

New Investigator

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
June 2, 2015 NIH/NIA Comparative Physiological Studies of Aging (R03) $50,000/year for two years

 

Established Investigators

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
June 5, 2015 NIH/NIAID Investigations on Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (R01) Budgets need to reflect the actual needs of proposed project. Five year max.
June 28, 2015 NIH/NIDCR, ODP Biological and Physiological Effects of E-cigarette Aerosol Mixtures (RO1) $250,000/year for 4 years.

 

Project/Pilot/Special Projects

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
May 22, 2015 NIH/NIAID International Research Ethics Education and Curriculum Development Award * (R25) $230,000/yr – new

$276,000/yr – rebuild

Not to exceed 5 years.

*Build or revise a master’s level research ethics program in low-middle income countries.
May 29, 2015 NIH/NIAID High-End Instrumentation (HEI) Grant Program (S10) Instruments or integrated systems that cost at least $600,000. Maximum $2M
June 2, 2015 NIH/NIAMS Validation of Pediatric Patient Reported Outcomes in Chronic Diseases (PEPR) Consortium (U19) Budgets need to reflect the actual needs of proposed project. Four year max.
June 9, 2015 NIH/NIAID Systems Biology and Antibacterial Resistance (U01) Budgets need to reflect the actual needs of proposed project. Five year max.
June 28, 2015 NIH/NIDCR, ODP Biological and Physiological Effects of E-cigarette Aerosol Mixtures (R21) $150,000 Direct Costs. Two year max.
July 1, 2015 NIH/NIDDK Planning Grants for Pragmatic Research in Healthcare Settings to Improve Diabetes Prevention and Care (R34) $150,000 Direct Costs. Two year max.

 

Remember:

All research applications should go through the Office of Sponsored Programs prior to submission. Please contact your pre-award analyst (http://research.utmb.edu/AboutUs/PrePostSpecialists.aspx ) if you plan to apply for this opportunity.

PI must submit all material to the Office of Sponsored Projects ten (10) working days prior to the submission deadline.  http://research.utmb.edu/AskForFunding/Files/PolicyStatementDeadlines2013.pdf

New Opportunity Focuses on Early Career Scientists

On Monday, three of the nation’s largest philanthropic organizations, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI), the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and the Simons Foundation announced a partnership designed to provide research support to outstanding early-career scientists in the United States. Through the new Faculty Scholars program the foundations will… Read more »

NIH Addresses the Age Question

In her blog today, Sally Rockey, Deputy Director for Extramural Research, addressed a question that continues to be asked in research labs, university board rooms and biomedical industry publications across the nation – How do we meet the growing demand on researchers when primary research dollars are not awarded until… Read more »

UT System Neuroscience

NSF issued a new BRAIN Initiative FOA As part of the BRAIN initiative, the NSF issued a new solicitation for an Ideas Lab on “Cracking the olfactory Code.” Cracking the Olfactory Code NSF 15-547 Directorate for Biological Sciences Division of Integrative Organismal Systems Division of Biological Infrastructure Emerging Frontiers Directorate… Read more »

CDMRP Open Funding Opportunities

The following opportunities are now open from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) through the Department of Defense (DoD). FY15 Bone Marrow Failure Research Program (BMFRP) Idea Development Award Pre-Application Due:    April 21, 2015 Application Due:              July 21, 2015 FY15 Breast Cancer Research Program (BCRP) Era of… Read more »

Funding Announcements: March 13 – March 17, 2015

Graduate/PostDoc

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
June 30, 2015 Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging Innovation in Caregiving Award $1,000 one-time award
July 1, 2015 Lung Cancer Research Foundation Research Grant $75,000 for one year

 

New Investigator

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
May 22, 2015 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation “A” Awards for early career scientists wanting to establish their career in pediatric oncology research $450,000 over 3 years ($150,000 per year)
June 30, 2015 Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging Innovation in Caregiving Award $1,000 one-time award
July 1, 2015 Lung Cancer Research Foundation Research Grant $75,000 for one year
July 31, 2015 Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation CLARIONS Grant $25,000 one time award
August 17, 2015 Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Physician-Scientist Training Award

*Must be under the guidance of a mentor or sponsor.

$50-60k/year for four years, dependent on career level plus $2,000/year expenses. No Indirect costs allowed.

 

Established Investigators

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
May 30, 2015 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Reach Grants for Late Translational Studies for childhood cancers $125,000/year for 2 years. Indirect Costs not included.
June 1, 2015 Lupus Research Institute Novel Research Grants $100,000/year for three years.

 

June 25, 2015 Lupus Research Institute Distinguished Innovator Awards $250,000/year for four years.
June 30, 2015 Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging Innovation in Caregiving Award $1,000 one-time award
July 1, 2015 Lung Cancer Research Foundation Research Grant $75,000 for one year
July 31, 2015 Cutaneous Lymphoma Foundation CLARIONS Grant $25,000 one-time award
August 17, 2015 Letter of Intent September 15, 2015 Full Application National Ataxia Foundation Pioneer SCA Translational Research Award $100,000 for one year
October 15, 2015 ALS Therapy Alliance ALS Research Grant $100k – $1M dependent on project. No indirect costs paid.

 

Remember:

All research applications should go through the Office of Sponsored Programs prior to submission. Please contact your pre-award analyst (http://research.utmb.edu/AboutUs/PrePostSpecialists.aspx ) if you plan to apply for this opportunity.

PI must submit all material to the Office of Sponsored Projects ten (10) working days prior to the submission deadline.  http://research.utmb.edu/AskForFunding/Files/PolicyStatementDeadlines2013.pdf

 

Additional FY15 DOD CDMRP Program Pre-Announcements Announced

The Fiscal Year 2015 (FY15) Defense Appropriations Act provides research funding for the peer reviewed programs managed by the Department of Defense (DOD) office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP). The CDMRP has recently released pre-announcements for the following programs: Lung Cancer Research Program (LCRP) Neurofibromatosis Research Program (NFRP)… Read more »