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Michael J. Fox Foundation – Target Validation program

2/12/2014

This program supports work seeking to determine if manipulating a novel, defined biological target has impact in a Parkinson’s disease (PD)-relevant animal model—an essential early step to the development of…

Flywheels, Planning & You

2/10/2014

Before we go any further, I wanted to say thank you. In response to last week's missive, "What can you stop doing?" we received many wonderful and thoughtful responses about…

What can you stop doing?

2/10/2014

Last week we officially kicked off the Academic Strategic Planning process when the steering committee met for the first time. This is an exciting time as we look to the…

The Academic Strategic Planning Process

2/10/2014

The School of Medicine is currently embarking upon a 6-month academic strategic planning process. The environment of academic medicine today is volatile, uncertain, chaotic, and ambiguous. With the changing landscape…

Announcing the “Dean’s Office Messenger”

2/5/2014

Welcome to the new Dean's Office Messenger site! We created this site to reduce the volume of group e-mail announcements and to target information to specific audiences. This new communication…

McKnight Memory and Cognitive Disorders Award

1/28/2014

The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience supports innovative research designed to bring science closer to the day when diseases of the brain can be accurately diagnosed, prevented, and treated. To…

Funding opportunity – use of Oak Ridge National Laboratory neutron beam facility for research projects

1/10/2014

From: University Partnerships Office Date: January 9, 2014 at 3:14:21 PM EST To: "O.R.A.U. Council Mailing List" Cc: "edwardslm@ornl.gov" Subject: ORAU Information: Proposals for beam time at Oak Ridge National…

Michelson Prize and grants – non-surgical sterilization methods for animals

1/7/2014

Michelson Grants: michelson.foundanimals.org/michelson-grants/... Found Animals offers Michelson Grants of up to $750,000 USD for research in pursuit of a single-dose, permanent, nonsurgical sterilization product or technology for use in male…

Limited funding opportunity – Dana Foundation neuroimaging program

1/2/2014

The Dana Foundation is allowing a single preliminary application per institution/school of medicine. The nominee may apply for one of the following programs: 1. Physiological and Structural Imaging – anatomical…

AHRQ grant opportunity – Advances in Patient Safety through Simulation Research (R18)

12/30/2013

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has re-issued the above opportunity, which will "fund a diverse set of projects that develop, test and evaluate various simulation approaches for…