Monthly Archives: July 2015

Avon Foundation Applications for Global Breast Cancer Scholar Program

Physicians living outside the U.S. have the opportunity to participate in a four-week program at one of 10 Avon Foundation-funded U.S. breast cancer centers, including Baylor College of Medicine and Houston Methodist Hospital in Houston. The Avon Foundation’s Global Breast Cancer Scholar program provides advanced training to doctors so they… Read more »

PCORI Letter of Intent Deadlines Reminder

Please remember the following deadline if you are planning on submitting an application to PCORI.     Patient-Powered Research Networks (PPRN) Research Demonstration Projects Key Deadlines LOI: July 31, 2015 Application:September 30, 2015 Total Costs $2.5 million   Engagement Award (EAIN): Research Meeting and Conference Support Key Deadlines LOI: Not… Read more »

Funding Announcements (NIH): July 1 – July 16, 2015

R01s

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
August 3, 2015 NIA Analyses of Human Datasets and Biospecimens to Characterize Aging-related Phenotypes’ Relationships to Circulating Polypeptides and Proteins that Reverse or Accelerate Aging Changes (R01) Application budgets are limited to $400,000 direct costs per year for a period of 5 years.
August 3, 2015 NIA Characterization of Pro- and Anti-Geronic Proteins and Peptides (R01) Actual needs of the proposed project but should not exceed $350,000 per year in direct costs for a maximum period of 5 years.
October 5, 2015 Multiple Centers/Institutes The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (R01) Budgets to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project for a period of 5 years.
October 9, 2015 NIH NIH Transformative Research Awards (R01) Budgets to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project for a period of 5 years.
October 21, 2015 NHLBI Strategies to Increase Delivery of Guideline-Based Care to Populations with Health Disparities (R01) Budgets to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project for a period of 5 years.
November 2, 2015 NIDDK Adherence Studies in Adolescents with Chronic Kidney or Urologic Diseases (R01) Direct costs are limited to $450,000 per year over 5 years.
November 3, 2015 NIDA Extracellular Vesicles and Substance Abuse (R01) Budgets should not exceed $350,000 per year in direct costs for 5 years.
March 9, 2016 NIDDK Exploration of the Roles of Brown and Beige Adipose Tissue in Humans (R01) Budgets to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project for a period of 3 years.

 

R03s

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
October 7, 2015 NIA Grants for Early Medical/Surgical Subspecialists’ Transition to Aging Research (GEMSSTAR) (R03) $75,000 per year for 2 years
October 16, 2015 NCI/NIAID/NIEHS Spatial Uncertainty: Data, Modeling, and Communication (R03) $50,000/year for 2 years
October 16, 2015 Multiple Centers/Institutes The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (R03) $50,000/year for 2 years

 

R21s

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
September 7, 2015 NIAID/NIMH Exploiting RNA as a Target for HIV Interventions (R21) Two-year project period may not exceed $275,000.
October 1, 2015 NIA/NCI Development of Measures of Fatigability in Older Adults (R21) $275,000/year for 2 years
October 15, 2015 NIDDK Exploratory Studies for Delineating Microbiome:   Host Interactions in Obesity, Digestive and Liver Diseases and Nutrition (R21) $275,000/year for 2 years
October 16, 2015 NCI/NIAID/NIEHS Spatial Uncertainty: Data, Modeling, and Communication (R21) $275,000/year for 2 years
October 16, 2015 Multiple Centers/Institutes The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (R21) $275,000/year for 2 years
October 30, 2015 NICHD Secondary Analysis of Existing Databases in Traumatic Brain Injury to Explore Outcomes Relevant to Medical Rehabilitation (R21) $275,000/year for 2 years
November 3, 2015 NIDA Extracellular Vesicles and Substance Abuse (R21) $275,000/year for 2 years

 

Transition/Career Development Awards

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
August 4, 2015 (First award only. Future standard K award dates apply) NINDS Faculty Development Award to Promote Diversity in Neuroscience Research (K01) $ 85,000   per year toward the salary of the career award recipient for 3 years.
August 27, 2015 Various Institutes Lasker Clinical Research Scholars Program (Si2/R00) Award budgets are composed of salary and other program-related expenses, as described in the RFA.

 

October 9, 2015 NHLBI/NIMH/NINR Career Development Program in Emergency Care Research (K12) Graduated budgets depending on Institute for up to 3 years.
December 2, 2015 NIDDK Career Development Programs in Diabetes Research for Pediatric Endocrinologists (K12) Application budgets are not limited, but need to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project.   Project period – 5 years

 

Program/Projects/Other

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
August 7, 2015 NIAID Preclinical Services for Biopharmaceutical Product Development (Federal Contract) Depends on Contract
October 15, 2015 NIDDK A Community Research Resource of Microbiome-Derived Factors Modulating Host Physiology in Obesity, Digestive and Liver Diseases, and Nutrition (R24) Budgets to reflect the actual needs of the proposed project for a period of 5 years.
November 3, 2015 NIMH Longitudinal Assessment of Post- traumatic Syndromes (U01) NIMH intends to commit up to $4 million in FY 2016 to fund 1 award. The maximum project period is 5 years.

Entire project period may not exceed $13.3M.

 

January 5, 2016 Multiple Centers/Institutes Direct Phase II SBIR Grants to Support Extended Development, Hardening, and Dissemination of Technologies in Biomedical Computing, Informatics, and Big Data Science (R44) Phase II awards may not exceed $1,000,000.
January 14, 2016 NIA Networks to Develop Priority Areas of Behavioral & Social Research (R24)

 

$175,000/year for 5 years
February 16, 2016 NIDDK/NIAID Mechanisms Underlying the Contribution of Type 1 Diabetes Risk-Associated Variants (DP3) $600,000/year for 5 years

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

NIH Policy Changes will change the way Proposals are Written and Reviewed

Did You Know…   Beginning with applications due January 25, 2016, PIs will have to demonstrate strong scientific premise, rigorous experimental design, and consideration of sex and other biological variables in the Research Strategy section of their applications. Reviewers will factor this information into their overall impact scores. PIs will… Read more »