Research News

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Clinical Research Award Plus (CRA+) Concept Proposal and Planning Grant

Purpose The purpose of the Concept Proposal is to provide the CF Foundation with sufficient detail to determine if the proposal addresses a CF Foundation priority research area and to…

International Progressive MS Alliance – Stage 1 Applications

Purpose The International Progressive MS Alliance (Alliance) is pleased to announce a new funding initiative designed to accelerate research focused on the mechanisms underlying progressive MS through innovation and collaboration.…

NIH – Digital, Limited Interaction Trials and Epidemiology (D-LITE): Targeting HIV Incidence in the United States (U01 Clinical Trial Required)

Purpose The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit applications to conduct large-scale digital clinical trials to test whether digitally-delivered HIV prevention interventions can reduce HIV incidence…

Commonwealth of Virginia Alzheimer’s Grant – Request for Applications

Purpose The Commonwealth of Virginia established the Award Fund in 1982 to promote research into Alzheimer’s and related diseases.  Because of a commitment to program balance, the Fund encourages scientifically…

Conquer Cancer – Research Professorship

Purpose The Research Professorship provides funding to full professors who have made significant contributions to cancer research and are dedicated to mentoring the next generation of researchers. Background The Research…

Virginia Higher Education Opioid Consortium (VHEOC) – RFP 016 Regional SUD Stigma Reduction

Purpose The Region 3 CSBs invite proposals to develop an outward-facing campaign to reduce stigma, including education about SUD, addiction and resilience. Background In the communities that are served by …

AHRQ – Improving Quality of Care and Patient Outcomes During Care Transitions (R01)

Purpose The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to invite applications to produce health services research that will rigorously test promising interventions aimed at improving communication and coordination…

NIH – Clinical Trials to Test Artificial Pancreas Device Systems in Populations Challenging to Manage Type 1 Diabetes (T1D) (U01 Clinical Trial Required)

Purpose This FOA will support the conduct of clinical trials designed to test the clinical safety and efficacy of artificial pancreas (AP) device systems with the objective of improving glycemic…

SAMHSA – Expansion of Practitioner Education

Purpose The purpose of this program is to expand the integration of substance use disorder (SUD) education into the standard curriculum of relevant healthcare and health services education programs. Through…

Commonwealth of Virginia – Alzheimer’s Grant

Purpose: The Commonwealth of Virginia established the Award Fund in 1982 to promote research into Alzheimer’s and related diseases.  Because of a commitment to program balance, the Fund encourages scientifically rigorous…

Virginia Higher Education Opioid Consortium (VHEOC) – RFP 012 Drug Treatment Court Impact Assessment

Purpose The New River Valley Community Services Board invites proposals to conduct an impact assessment of individual and community level impacts by; 1) evaluating the impact on the individual and…

NIH – Practice-Based Research for Implementing Scalable Evidence-Based Prevention Interventions in Primary Care Settings (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Purpose The purpose of this FOA is to encourage practice-based research aimed at testing developmentally-focused theory-based efficacious prevention interventions which may impact mental health outcomes, including suicide behaviors and serious…

NIH – Effectiveness of Implementing Sustainable Evidence-Based Mental Health Practices in Low-Resource Settings to Achieve Mental Health Equity for Traditionally Underserved Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Purpose This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages studies that develop and test the effectiveness of strategies for implementation and sustainable delivery of evidence-based mental health interventions and services to improve…

Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research – Fellowship Grant

Purpose The FSR Fellowship Grant is designed to increase clinician and researcher engagement and commitment within the sarcoidosis field. The intent of the opportunity is, through funding, to ensure medical…

NIH – Enhancing Suicide Prevention in Emergency Care via Telehealth (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Purpose The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to solicit research to develop, optimize and test mental health telehealth methods to help evaluate and treat emergency department (ED)…

NIH – Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET): Practice-Based Research to Improve Treatment Outcomes (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Purpose: NIMH recently established the Early Psychosis Intervention Network (EPINET), which includes five regional scientific hubs, nearly 60 early psychosis clinical service programs, and the EPINET National Data Coordinating Center…

Virginia Higher Education Opioid Consortium (VHEOC) – RFP 008 Drug Screening Assistance

Purpose This funding opportunity announcement from the Region Ten Community Service Board (Charlottesville) is seeking assistance in research of evidence-based practices and analysis of available tools and products and the…

Virginia Higher Education Opioid Consortium (VHEOC) – RFP 006 Residential Treatment Technical Assistance

Purpose This funding opportunity announcement from the Mount Rogers Community Service Board is seeking assistance in developing and implementing a residential treatment model at the Appalachian Center for Hope, a…

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation – Instrument Grant for Advanced Light-Sheet Microscopy and Data Science

Purpose The Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation’s mission is to provide funding for promising technologies, particularly in cutting edge instrumentation and interfaces between disciplines. In support of this mission, the…

Virginia Higher Education Opioid Consortium (VHEOC) – RFP 005 Crisis Care Model Evaluation

Purpose This funding opportunity announcement from the Mount Rogers Community Service Board is seeking assistance with a retrospective evaluation of a new 23-hour crisis care model compared to previous years,…

NIH – Dysregulation and Proximal Risk for Suicide (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Purpose A major goal of research on suicide is to improve our understanding of who is at most risk, why people transition from suicidal thoughts to action, and when to…

NIH – Mechanisms Underlying the Contribution of Type 1 Diabetes Disease-associated Variants (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Purpose This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) encourages applications from integrative teams and individual investigators for large-scale complex multi-disciplinary Functional Genomics Projects (FGPs) to determine the contributions and mechanisms underlying the…

Multiple Sclerosis Society: Research Grants

Purpose We welcome applications for studies related to multiple sclerosis that may serve to advance our mission of stopping MS progression, restoring function and improving quality of life, and preventing…

Virginia Higher Education Opioid Consortium (VHEOC) – RFP 004 Regional Detox Center

Purpose Martinsville has had one of the nation’s highest rates of Opioid prescriptions in the state. The Engaging Martinsville coalition, with the support of VCU and VT conducted a SEED…

American Brain Tumor Association – Basic Research Fellowships and Discovery Grants

Purpose The ABTA is awarding funds for two-year grants for postdoctoral fellows under the mentorship of an experienced brain tumor researcher, and one-year grants designed for innovative, high-risk/high-reward projects. Background…