Monthly Archives: May 2016

CDMRP Open Funding Opportunities

The following opportunities are NOW OPEN from the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) through the Department of Defense (DoD).   FY16 Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program (DMDRP) NEW! Career Development Award Pre-Application: July 19, 2016 (Required) Invited Application: October 19, 2016 Investigator-Initiated Research Award Pre-Application: July 19, 2016 (Required)… Read more »

NIH Warns that Biosketch Format, Version and Instructions of Utmost Importance

    A Department, here, at UTMB, recently reported that upon receiving the summary statement back for a multi-component grant application, the PI received a separate e-mail message with a warning about two of the biosketches (of more than 20 submitted) being “out of compliance” with the new format. Ominously,… Read more »

GCC Updates

News from the Gulf Coast Consortia 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 of Biosciences & Technology of Texas A&M Health Science Center… Read more »


Since December 2015 PI Dept Title Sponsor Total All Years Bente, Dennis A Microbiology & Immunology Consequences of Transstadial Transmission on Tick-borne Virus Genetic Diversity National Inst of Allergy & Infectious Diseases  $         426,250 Berenson, Abbey B Ob-Gyn Reducing Missed Opportunities For HPV Vaccination In The Golden Triangle Cancer Prevention… Read more »

REMINDER: PCORI LOIs due next week

Just a reminder that the following have a June 1 deadline for Letters of Intent   Engagement Award (EAIN): Research Meeting and Conference Support Key Deadlines Type Funds Available Total Costs LOI: Not required Application: June 1, 2016 by 5 p.m. ET Program Award One-time award total costs must not… Read more »

Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease

Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease Pre-proposals deadline:  July 15, 2016 Request for Proposals  About the Award The Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH) award provides $500,000 over five years to support accomplished investigators at the assistant professor level to study pathogenesis, with a… Read more »

American Heart Association announces deadlines for next round of funding

  The American Heart Association (AHA) has announced the deadlines for next round of funding.  More information can be found at the AHA Application Information page. Association-wide Awards include: Established Investigator Award Due: July 26, 2016 To support mid-career investigators with unusual promise and an established record of accomplishments; candidates… Read more »

Pew Nominees Wanted

  The Pew Charitable Trusts has invited UTMB to nominate a candidate for the 2017 Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences award. The Pew Scholars Program supports assistant professors of outstanding promise in science relevant to the advancement of human health. The award provides $240,000 in flexible support-$60,000 per… Read more »