Year: 2014

NINDS funding opportunities – Innovation Grants to Nurture Initial Translational Efforts (IGNITE)

12/15/2014

Two new FOAs have been announced under this blanket title: Innovation Grants to Nurture Initial Translational Efforts (IGNITE): Assay Development and Therapeutic Agent Identification and Characterization to Support Therapeutic Discovery…

NIH opportunities to promote diversity in the scientific workforce (NIMH, NCI)

12/15/2014

NIMH Administrative Supplement Program Providing Research Experiences for Physicians and Medical Students from Diverse Backgrounds (PA-15-069) National Institute of Mental Health Application Receipt/Submission Date(s): Multiple dates, see announcement. NCI Mentored…

NIH funding opportunity – Research on Eosinophil Associated Disorders

11/7/2014

NIH has released R01 and R21 versions of this funding opportunity.  Its objective is to encourage research aimed at clarifying the cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying the presence and function…

NIH funding opportunity – Brain Somatic Mosaicism and its Role in Psychiatric Disorders (Collaborative U01)

10/27/2014

The genetic architecture of psychiatric disorders is complex. Psychiatric disorders display strong heritability, as demonstrated in family and twin genetic studies. Recent large-scale, genome-wide studies have identified associations of psychiatric…

FDA funding opportunity – Clinical Studies of Safety and Effectiveness of Orphan Products Research Project Grant (R01)

10/27/2014

The Orphan Products Development (OPD) program was created to identify and promote the development of orphan products (drugs, biologics, medical devices, and medical foods) that are indicated for a rare…

NIH funding opportunity – Biobehavioral and Technological Interventions to Attenuate Cognitive Decline in Individuals with Cognitive Impairment

10/22/2014

This new funding opportunity, supported by NINR and NIA, comes in three flavors: R21:  PA-15-015 R15:  PA-15-016 R01:  PA-15-017 Its purpose is to stimulate clinical research focused on biobehavioral or…

NSF – Non-medical, non-clinical care research on the Ebola virus

10/17/2014

October 16, 2014 Dear Colleague, In light of the recent emergence of the lethal Ebola virus in the US, the National Science Foundation (NSF) is accepting proposals to conduct non-medical,…

USAID Development Innovation Accelerator Broad Agency Announcement for Fighting Ebola

10/15/2014

This BAA seeks opportunities to co-create, co-design, co-invest, and collaborate in the development, testing, and scaling of practical and cost-effective innovations that can help healthcare workers on the front lines…

Department of Defense – pre-announcement of Gulf War Illness Research Program

8/21/2014

The FY14 Defense Appropriations Act provides $20 million (M) to the Department of Defense Gulf War Illness Research Program (GWIRP) to support innovative, high-impact research to improve the health and…

NIH funding opportunity – Testing Interventions for Health-Enhancing Physical Activity (R01)

8/18/2014

This FOA encourages innovative research to improve our understanding of how to increase and maintain health-enhancing physical activity to make meaningful and lasting change, with an emphasis on multi-level interventions…