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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…

NSF – Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics

Purpose The purpose of the Understanding the Rules of Life: Epigenetics (URoL:Epigenetics) program is to enable innovative research and to promote multidisciplinary education and workforce training in the broad area…

NIH – Strategies to Improve Health Outcomes and to Reduce Disparities in Rural Populations (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)

Purpose This RFA encourages research to promote a greater understanding of the challenges faced by rural population groups, for the development (or adoption/adaptation) of evidence-based interventions that can reduce health…

Virginia Higher Education Opioid Consortium (VHEOC) – RFP 003 Homeless Grant Writing Support

Purpose The Rappahannock Area Community Services Board is seeking assistance in preparing a SAMHSA FY 20 Grant for the Benefit of Homeless Individuals. The purpose of the grant is to…

National Academy of Medicine – Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge (Catalyst Phase)

Purpose Catalyst Awards will reward bold, new, potentially transformative ideas to improve the physical, mental, or social well-being of people as they age, in a measurable and equitable way. In…

NIH – Integrative Research on Polysubstance Abuse and Disorder (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Optional)

Purpose Collaborative Research on Addiction (CRAN) is a National Institutes of Health (NIH) partnership between the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), the National Institute on Drug Abuse…

Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) – multi-disciplinary, collaborative, team-based approach to Parkinson’s disease

Purpose Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP), a new global basic research funding initiative, is accepting applications to support international, multidisciplinary, and multi-institutional research teams to investigate the underlying causes of…

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine – Mechthild Esser Nemmers Prize in Medical Science

Purpose Candidacy for the 2020 Nemmers Prize is open to physician-scientists whose body of research exhibits outstanding achievement in their disciplines as demonstrated by works of lasting significance. Individuals of…

Klarmin Family Foundation – Eating Disorders Research

Purpose The fundamental aim of this grants program is to understand the biology underlying the psychiatric disease anorexia nervosa, with the goal of accelerating progress toward prevention and treatment. We…

Gates Foundation – Grand Challenges Campaign

Purpose We are seeking innovative solutions that accelerate the improvement of coverage, reach, efficiency, and effectiveness of health campaigns. Specifically, we are looking for innovations in approaches, practices, or tools…

NIH – Limited Competition: Specialized Centers of Excellence on Environmental Health Disparities Research [P50 Clinical Trial Optional]

Background Social determinants of health–the conditions in which people are born, grow, live, work and age–shape individual and population health and wellbeing across the life course, and include a broad…

NIH – Understanding the Functional Contributions and Mechanisms of Type 2 Diabetes Disease-associated Variants (UM1 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Purpose NIDDK is soliciting applications to this RFA and its companion RFA (RFA-DK-19-505) to address the overarching goals of 1) accelerating the pace of understanding of the genetic architecture of…

NIH – Consortium on the Neurobiology of Adolescent Drinking in Adulthood (NADIA) Research Projects (Collaborative U01 and U24)

Purpose The purpose of these Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOAs) is to support the Neurobiology of Adolescent Drinking in Adulthood (NADIA) consortium. The overarching goal of the NADIA consortium is to…

Melanoma Research Alliance – General RFP

Purpose The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) soliciting high-impact pre-clinical, translational, and early clinical research from scientists and clinicians around the world. The RFP calls…

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation – Accelerating the Discovery of Nonsense Mutation Therapies for CF

Purpose Successful proposals will focus on strategies, tools, technologies, and model systems that will advance the development of nonsense mutation-directed therapies for CF. Award Types There are two program options:…

Doris Duke Charitable Foundation – Clinical Scientist Development Award

Purpose The Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Award provides grants to junior physician scientists to facilitate their transition to independent clinical research careers. Background The transition to an independent research…

NIH – Research Networks for the Study of Recovery Support Services for Persons Treated with Medications for Opioid Use Disorder (R24 Clinical Trial Optional)

Purpose This FOA invites applications to provide infrastructure support for advancing the development of high-priority effectiveness research on recovery support services for individuals with opioid use disorder who received or…

NIH – Research on biopsychosocial factors of social connectedness and isolation on health, wellbeing, illness, and recovery (R01 Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Purpose This funding opportunity announcement (FOA) solicits research projects that seek to model the underlying mechanisms, processes, and trajectories of social relationships and how these factors affect outcomes in health,…

NIH – Trans-Agency Blood-Brain Interface Program (R61/R33 – Clinical Trials Not Allowed)

Purpose This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) will support high risk/high reward research on the blood/vascular component and regulation of the neurovascular blood unit (aka. Blood-Brain Barrier; BBB) in normal and…