Monthly Archives: August 2015

Texas FreshAIR 2015 Conference

________________________________________________________________ Texas FreshAIR 2015 Conference Registration has opened for the Texas FreshAIR 2015 Conference. This year’s focus is Cutting Edge Science and Devices in Cardiovascular and Metabolic Therapeutic Areas. Included in this year’s conference will be a Texas Device Company Expo.   REGISTER NOW   Register now for the University of Texas System… Read more »

USDA Exploratory Research Grants LOI Due by August 31

USDA Exploratory Research Grants provide one-year awards for up $100,000 for what it calls “proof of concept research”. These awards, designed to provide support for untested, novel ideas that will lead to transformative innovations in the areas of food security, food safety, nutrition, obesity, climate change, environmental quality and natural… Read more »

GCC Updates

A Collaboration of Baylor College of Medicine, Rice University, University of Houston, University of Texas Health Science Center, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, and Institute for Biosciences & Technology of Texas A&M Health Science Center www.gulfcoastconsortia.org The GCC is excited to… Read more »

Notes from CPRIT’s MIRA Meeting

Yesterday, August 11, CPRIT offered a Meeting in Houston for Investigators interested in applying for the Agency’s Multi-investigator Research Awards (MIRA). The salient points are included below. Basic Information Deadline:            Oct 13 RFA:                      http://www.cprit.state.tx.us/images/uploads/RFA-R-16-MIRA-2.pdf Contact:              Questions to be addressed to: mira@cprit.state.tx.us Eligibility:           Texas-based, nonprofit, research organization. Max budget:… Read more »

Funding Announcements: July 16 – August 11, 2015

Graduate/PostDoc

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
August 28, 2015 SFARI Bridge to Independence Award $150,000/year plus 20% indirect for 3 years
October 15, 2015 American Cancer Society Postdoctoral Fellowships Progressive Stipends for 3 years.
December 1, 2015 American Kidney Fund Clinical Scientist in Nephrology Program $80,000 for 2 years.
December 3, 2015 AASLD Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Fellowship $60,000 for one year
December 3, 2015 AASLD LIFER Clinical and Translational Research Fellowship in Liver Diseases Award for an individual from outside of the U.S. $75,000 for one year

 

New Investigator

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
August 15, 2015 American Academy of Optometry Allergan Foundation Research Grant $60,000 for one year, plus $750 travel grant
August 28, 2015 SFARI Bridge to Independence Award $150,000/year plus 20% indirect for 3 years
September 24, 2015 Conquer Cancer Foundation Career Development Award $200,000 total for three years
September 30, 2015 ARVO/Genentech Genentech Age-related Macular Degeneration Research Fellowships $40,000 for one year
September 30, 2015

Letter of Intent

American Heart Association Merit Award $200,000/year for 5 years.
December 31,2015 National Blood Foundation Research Grants $75,000/year for 2 years

 

Established Investigators

Deadline Sponsor Name Amount
August 19, 2015 HHS Administration for Children and Families Demonstration Grants for Domestic Victims of Human Trafficking $250,000/year for 2 years
September 11, 2015 American Medical Association Youth-Focused Prescription Medicine Safety Based on Project
September 11, 2015 American Medical Association Cancer Prevention Education Based on Project
October 1, 2015 Elsa U. Pardee Foundation Cancer Research Projects Based on Project, does not exceed 15% indirect.
October 2, 2015 National Psoriasis Foundation Discovery Grant * $75,000 Direct Costs for one year
October 12, 2015 University of Pittsburg The Dickson Prize in Medicine $50,000 direct to Investigator
October 28, 2015 Michael J Fox Foundation Target Advancement Program

Target Validation Awards

$100,000 for 1 year
October 28, 2015 Michael J Fox Foundation Target Advancement Program

Target Optimization Awards

$200,000 for 2 years
October 28, 2015 Michael J Fox Foundation Therapeutic Pipeline Program Disease-modifying strategies Based on Project
October 28, 2015 Michael J Fox Foundation Therapeutic Pipeline Program Symptomatic strategies Based on Project
October 28, 2015 Michael J Fox Foundation Outcome Measures

Imaging Studies

Based on Project
October 28, 2015 Michael J Fox Foundation Outcome Measures

Clinical/Physiological Studies

Based on Project
October 28, 2015 Michael J Fox Foundation Biochemical assays and outcome measures Based on Project
November 2, 2015 CDC Cohort Study to Assess Population Impact of Current and Evolving Chronic Viral Hepatitis Treatment $500,000/year
December 3, 2015 AASLD Clinical and Translational Research Awards in Liver Diseases $75,000/year for 2 years
January 1, 2016 American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine AOSSM / Sanofi Biosurgery Osteoarthritis Grant $50,000 for 1 year for either clinical or basic science project.

* No citizenship requirements

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