January

The Private Funding Opportunities searchable and sortable database table below is listed by disease and/or field in alphabetical order. Please type inside the search table below the disease, the specific grant name, name of agency or any other keywords to find more information about any biomedical research grants or educational grants available with deadlines in January.

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Disease/Field Funding Agency Name of Grant / Description Eligibility / Amount Deadlines
Aging American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR) Glenn Foundation for Medical Research Postdoctoral Fellowships in Aging Research for basic and translational research that builds on early discoveries that show translational potential for clinical relevant strategies. $60,000 for 1 year January 25, 2021 LOI.
Alagille Syndrome (ALGS) Alagille Syndrome Alliance (ALGSA) ALGSA awards grants to applicants who seek to conduct basic, pre-clinical, translational, and clinical research projects that investigate all aspects of ALGS. $30,000 one year. January 30, 2020
All Arthritis Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) is seeking grant applications that focus on studying arthritis and related autoimmune diseases $100,000 one year. January 17, 2021
Alpha-Synuclein Imaging The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) Ken Griffin Alpha-Synuclein Imaging Competition for investigator-initiated studies to accelerate development of a selective alpha-synuclein PET tracer. We encourage multidisciplinary teams to apply to this program and are particularly interested in collaborations between academic and industry groups that have access to diverse compound libraries. The total amount available is $10 million. A total of $8.5 million is available for the first two years of the program, with the possibility of an additional $1.5 million for the project that shows the most promising results during the initial funding period. January 17, 2020 full proposal
Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant (AARG) Each AARG award total is limited to $150,000 (direct and indirect costs) for up to three years (minimum two years = $120,000) January LOI
Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity (AARG-D) Each AARG award total is limited to $150,000 (direct and indirect costs) for up to three years (minimum two years = $120,000) January LOI
Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant — New to the Field (AARG-NTF) Each AARG award total is limited to $150,000 (direct and indirect costs) for up to three years (minimum two years = $120,000) January LOI
Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer’s Association Research Grant to Promote Diversity — New to the Field (AARG-D-NTF) Each AARG award total is limited to $150,000 (direct and indirect costs) for up to three years (minimum two years = $120,000) January LOI
Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Association Alzheimer’s Association Research Fellowship (AARF) $$175,000 January LOI
Anesthesia The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) APSF/FAER Mentored Research Training Grant (MRTG) to develop the next generation of perioperative patient safety scientists. $300,000 over 2 years January 1, 2021 LOI.
Ankylosing Spondylitis Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) Arthritis National Research Foundation is seeking grant applications that focus on the study of Ankylosing Spondylitis. $100,000 per year. The project period is one year, with the option to apply for a second year if significant progress is demonstrated. January 17, 2021
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Autism Speaks Postdoctoral Fellowship Award is to support well-qualified postdoctoral scientists pursuing training in autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Each fellowship is awarded for a period of two years and includes both a competitive stipend (Stipend is based on the years of experience since PhD $55,000-$66,300) and an $11,000 annual allowance intended to cover professional conference travel, research costs and supplies, and/or fringe benefits. Indirect costs are not allowed January 19, 2021 LOI. March 3, 2021 application
Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Autism Speaks Pre-doctoral Fellowship Award for predoctoral students interested in pursuing careers in autism research. The fellows will work directly with mentors who are leading scientists in autism-related research. This program supports the growth of a promising cadre of early career scientists who will make autism research their chosen field. The two-year fellowship includes an annual $37,000 award that combines a stipend of $26,000 plus a $11,000 annual allowance for fringe benefits, research costs and supplies, professional travel and/or tuition reimbursement. January 19, 2021 LOI. March 3, 2021 application
Autism Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) Research Award is to provide support for investigation of key unresolved research questions in autism, particularly those that connect genetic etiologies to brain function and behavior. $1,300,000, including 20 percent indirect costs, over 4 years. January 10, 2020
Biomedical Research Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Medical Research Fellows Program provides a year of full-time, mentored laboratory research training to medical, dental, and veterinary students. $43,000 HHMI will not be accepting new applications in the fall of 2018. Current Fellows will continue their experiences through 2019.
Biomedical Sciences Education Burroughs Wellcome Fund Postdoctoral Enrichment Program supports of career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in a degree-granting institution $60,000 over three years January 14, 2021 proposal.
Biopharma │Medical Device │Diagnostics and Digital Health The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) Building Breakthroughs Capital Call is designed to provide grants for capital projects that support the life sciences ecosystem in Massachusetts by enabling and supporting biomanufacturing innovation, including improvements to upstream/downstream processing, production of cell and gene therapies, monoclonal antibodies, and small molecules, quality and safety, and storage/stability in the Commonwealth. $750,000 3-4 year grant project January 15, 2020
Biopharma │Medical Device │Diagnostics and Digital Health The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) Bits to Bytes Capital Call is designed to provide grants for capital projects that support the life sciences ecosystem by enabling and supporting the generation and analysis of large datasets to answer pressing life science questions, and to attract and train data scientists in the Commonwealth. $750,000 3-4 year grant project January 23, 2020
Biopharma │ Medical Device │Diagnostics and Digital Health The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) Novel Therapeutics Delivery Capital program aims to foster the development of novel technologies and techniques for the delivery of existing or innovative therapies by working at the intersection of engineering, biology, chemistry, and medicine. $750,000 2-3 year grant project January 23, 2020
Bladder Cancer Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network (BCAN) Bladder Cancer Research Innovation Award to support exceptionally novel and creative projects with great potential to produce breakthroughs in the management of bladder cancer. MD/PhD / $300,000 over 2 years January 15, 2020 LOI
Blood Cancer│Stem Cell Therapy DKMS Foundation John Hansen Research Grant program for research in the field of stem cell therapy and have the goal of sustainably and effectively supporting and advancing the fight against blood cancer. $270,000 over a period of three years. January 8, 2020
Brain and Behavior Disorders Brain and Behavior Research Foundation NARSAD Young Investigator Grant provides support for young scientists in neurobiological basic and/or clinical investigators research. MD/PhD / $35,000 to $70,000 for 2 years January – February
Breast Cancer American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Breast Cancer Research Fellowships. $120,000 over 2 years January 18, 2021
Cancer Disparities Research American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Cancer Disparities Research Fellowships $120,000 over 2 years January 27, 2021
Cancer Conquer Cancer Foundation & American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) The Long-term International Fellowship (LIFe) provides early-career oncologists in low- to middle-income countries the support and resources needed to advance their training by deepening their relationship with a mentor in the United States, Canada, or European Union (EU). $115.000 one-year January 14, 2021
Cancer The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research SWOG/Career Development Program for Early Career Investigators: Dr. Charles A. Coltman, Jr., Fellowship is to engage outstanding early career investigators from SWOG-affiliated institutions in learning clinical trial methodology within an academic and network group environment that will lead to independent clinical research. $50,000 for 2 years January 15, 2020 LOI. March 1, 2020 full application by invitation only
Cancer The Hope Foundation for Cancer Research SWOG/A Career Engagement Program for Mid-Career Investigators intended to ensure protected time for mid-career investigators from SWOG-affiliated institutions to pursue clinical research initiatives. $50,000 for 2 years January 15, 2020 LOI. March 1, 2020 full application by invitation only
Cancer The Hope Foundation SWOG/Hope Foundation Impact Award is to improve the practice of cancer medicine in preventing, detecting, and treating cancer, and to enhance the quality of life for cancer survivors, primarily through design and conduct of clinical trials. $250,000 over 2 years January 15 and July 1 LOI. March 15 and September 1 application
Cardiovascular Disease American Heart Association (AHA) AHA Collaborative Science Award to foster innovative, new collaborative approaches to research projects which propose novel pairings of investigators from at least two broad disciplines. M.D., Ph.D., D.O., D.V.M $750,000 over 3 years January 7, 2021 LOI, March 16, 2021 application
Cardiovascular disease American Heart Association (AHA) AHA Institutional Research Enhancement Award (AIREA) to support small-scale research projects related to cardiovascular diseases and stroke at educational institutions that provide baccalaureate or advanced degrees but that have not been major recipients of NIH support. $154,000 over 2 years, including 10 percent indirect costs. January 12, 2021
Cell Carcinoma American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Exelixis Renal Cell Carcinoma Research Fellowship funding may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to renal cell carcinoma. $120,000 over 2 years January 14, 2021
Breast Cancer Avon Foundation for Women Avon Breast Cancer Crusade: Research questions we hope to answer to further the development of breast cancer prevention strategies. MD and/or PhD / $300,000 over 2 years January LOI/ February Full Proposal
Cancer American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grants providing new treatment options for cancers with high unmet medical need, encouraging innovation and translation of ideas from basic research into novel drugs, and fostering collaborations between excellent academic groups and the pharmaceutical industry. $50,000 1 year January 7, 2021
Cancer American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award $75,000 January 5, 2021
Cancer │ Tumor Treating Fields Research American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Novocure Career Development Awards for Tumor Treating Fields Research represent a joint effort to promote and support early-career investigators who are conducting innovative research focused on Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields; intermediate frequency, low intensity, alternating electric fields that disrupt cell division in cancer cells).  $225,000 over 3 years January 12, 2021
Cancer │ Tumor Treating Fields Research American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Novocure Tumor Treating Fields Research Grants represent a joint effort to promote and support independent investigators who are conducting innovative research focused on Tumor Treating Fields $250,000 over 2 years January 12, 2021
Cancer American Institute for Cancer Research (AICR) Investigator Initiated Research Grant Program funding research on cancer prevention, treatment and survival related to diet, nutrition, body composition and physical activity. $150,000, plus 10% indirect costs, with a limit of $75,000 direct costs for any one-year. January 22, 2021 LOI. May 14, 2021 full application.
Cardiovascular disease American Heart Association (AHA) AHA Transformational Project Award for all basic, clinical, translational and population research broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems. $300,000 over 3 years January 22, 2020
Clinical Research Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) Physician Scientist Fellowship program provides grants to physician scientists at the subspecialty fellowship level who are seeking to conduct additional years of research beyond their subspecialty requirement. $100,000 for annual direct costs plus $10,000 (10 percent) for annual indirect costs for one or two years. January 5, 2021
Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Young Investigator Award (YIA) in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL) provides funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality clinical research in CLL. $50,000 1-year grant January 19, 2021
Clinical Oncology Society of Surgical Oncology (SSO) Clinical Investigator Award (CIA) program with the goal of promoting patient-oriented research through the training of surgical oncologists in clinical and translational science. $100,000 over 2 years January 7, 2020
Dermatology Disorders Atopic Dermatitis (AD), Alopecia Areata (AA) Pfizer Pfizer Global Medical Grants (GMG) Advances in Atopic Dermatitis & Alopecia Areata for Community Pharmacists & Managed Care Health Care Professionals Individual projects requesting up to $300,000 will be considered. The estimated total available budget related to this RFP is $600,000. January 12, 2021
Digestive diseases Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract ( SSAT) SSAT Career Development Award for for young faculty members is to assist in the establishment of investigators, basic or clinical, in digestive diseases. $50,000 per year for 2 years January 19, 2021
Disorders of Learning and Memory McKnight Foundation McKnight Scholar Awards were established to encourage emerging neuroscientists to focus on disorders of learning and memory. MD/PhD $75,000 per year for 3 years January 1, 2020
Dystonia Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) Clinical Fellowship Training Program $65,000 1 year January 6, 2021
Economic opportunity for low-income individuals Economic Opportunity Challenge Economic Opportunity Challenge, a public competition launched with the support of Lever for Change is looking for proven, data-driven solutions that meaningfully expands economic opportunity for low-income individuals to serve as a model for and be replicated in communities across the United States. One $10 million winner and a number of $100,000 runners-up. The expected grant period will be up to five years. Registration January 28, 2020. Applications February 18, 2020
Education Research Spencer Foundation The Large Research Grants on Education Program supports education research projects that will contribute to the improvement of education. Budgets ranging from $125,000 to $500,000 for projects ranging from one to five years. January 15, 2021 intent to apply. February 5, 2021 full proposal
Epilepsy Epilepsy Foundation New Therapy Commercialization Grants support the development of more effective therapies by serving as a catalyst for moving innovative therapies from the laboratory to the patient. $350,000 over 2 years. January LOI. April full grant proposal.
Epilepsy Cure Citizens United in Research for Epilepsy CURE Epilepsy Award for novel research projects that address finding the cures for epilepsy and address the goal of “no seizures, no side-effects.” $250,000 over 2 years January 11, 2021 LOI. April 1, 2021 full application.
Epilepsy Cure Citizens United in Research for Epilepsy Taking Flight Award seeks to promote the careers of young epilepsy investigators to allow them to develop a research focus independent of their mentor(s). MD/PhD/ $100,000 for 1 year January 11, 2021 LOI. April 1, 2021 full application.
Family Medicine American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) Joint Grant Awards Program (JGAP) supports research that poses questions of high relevance to Family Medicine. $50,000 January 9
Fertility Mammalian Reproductive Biology Lalor Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship Program supports promising researchers early in their work so that they can become independently funded in the field of mammalian reproductive biology as related to the regulation of fertility. $50,000 for 1 year January 15
Fibrolamellar Hepatocellular Carcinoma (FHC) Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation(FCF) Innovative research focused on developing immunotherapies for a rare but deadly form of liver cancer called fibrolamellar hepatocellular carcinoma (FHC). There is no “magic number” as to a proposal budget, rather researchers are asked to present the true number needed to support their research. January 1 and July 1
Focused Ultrasound Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation Clinical Indication Track is geared primarily towards preclinical and first-in-human clinical studies. $100,000 Abstract: 2 weeks prior to application deadlines (February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1).
Focused Ultrasound Focused Ultrasound Surgery Foundation High-Risk Track is intended for early-stage, high-risk, proof-of-concept research that, if successful, could have a profound impact on the field of focused ultrasound and that could change the way many conditions are treated. $100,000 Abstract: 2 weeks prior to application deadlines (February 1, May 1, August 1, and November 1).
Friedreich’s Ataxia (FA) Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) Keith Michael Andreus Memorial Award Program: FARA accepts LOIs focusing on advancing understanding and/or treatment of the cardiac involvement in FA. MD and/or PhD / $150,000 for up to 2 years January 15 (LOI). March 1 Full application by invitation only.
Frontotemporal Degeneration Disorders (FTD) Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD) 2021 – 2023 Basic Science and Clinical Research Postdoctoral Fellowships. M.D./Ph.D. $55,000 for 2 years, beginning on July 1 and ending on June 30 of the second year January 2021 Application
Galactosemia Galactosemia Association Galactosemia Foundation encourages and funds research that will increase understanding of Galactosemia and/or help families living with Galactosemia. $50,000 Biennially on January 31 in odd numbered years.
Geriatric Oncology American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) The Young Investigator Award (YIA) in Geriatric Oncology provides funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality clinical research in geriatric oncology. $50,000 1-year grant January 7, 2020
Global Health Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Top Priorities for Maternal, Neonatal, and Child Health in Africa $100,000 for 2 years January 14, 2020
Heart & Lung Transplantation International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Norman E. Shumway Career Development award to support the rising stars of basic, clinical or translational research at a critical time in their independent research career in the field of heart or lung transplantation. $160,000 over 2 years January 15
Heart & Lung Transplantation International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) ISHLT Research Fellowship Award. $40,000 for 1 year. January 15
Heart & Lung Transplantation International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) Joel D. Cooper Career Development award is aimed to support the rising stars of basic, clinical or translational research at a critical time in their independent research career. $160,000 over 2 years January 15
Hemophilia and Rare Bleeding Disorders Hemostatis Thrombosis Research Society (HTRS) 2020 HTRS/Novo Nordisk Clinical Fellowship Award (CFA) in Hemophilia and Rare Bleeding Disorders $119,600 including an $80,000 stipend for one award recipient and $39,600 stipend to support the primary mentor. January 31, 2020.
Hematology American Society of Hematology (ASH) ASH Minority Hematology Fellow Award (MHFA) to guarantee protected time for clinical or laboratory-based hematology research projects, to develop additional skills in the conduct of research, and generate preliminary data. $100,000 over a two- to three-year period January 15
Hematology American Society of Hematology (ASH) Physician-Scientist Career Development Award immerses medical students between their first and second or second and third years of school in a one-year, full-time research experience in hematology. Medical Students. $42,000 January 15
Hematology American Society of Hematology (ASH) Research Training Award for Fellows (RTAF) to encourage junior researchers in hematology. Junior Researcher $70,000 January 15
HIV Vaccine HIV Vaccine Trials Network HVTN Research and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Scholar Program Grant recipients will work under the mentorship of HVTN-affiliated investigators to conduct research projects in areas of basic, clinical, behavioral and social science. $20,000 Short-Term: 8-10 weeks. $70,000 (9-12 weeks) January 4, 2021
Human Global Health National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge Program. Catalyst Phase (2020-22): $50,000 to 450 awardees over 3 years The application period will open in January. Please contact Katharine Canfield at kcanfiel@bu.edu │ (617) 358-9531, if you plan to apply
Human Global Health National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge Program. Accelerator Phase (2021-23): $500,000 to meritorious projects. Catalyst Phase awardees will be particularly competitive The application period will open in January. Please contact Katharine Canfield at kcanfiel@bu.edu │ (617) 358-9531, if you plan to apply
Human Global Health National Academy of Medicine (NAM) Healthy Longevity Global Grand Challenge Program. Grand Prize (2023): $5 million to one or more awardees The application period will open in January. Please contact Katharine Canfield at kcanfiel@bu.edu │ (617) 358-9531, if you plan to apply
HIV amfAR Target Grant’s purpose is to generate vital basic and pre-clinical data relevant to future HIV curative interventions. $200,000 over 2 years January 17, 2020 registration. January 28, 2020 LOI
HIV Gilead Sciences Gilead Sciences Research Scholars Program is designed to support basic, translational, and clinical research in the field of HIV. $100,000 over 2 years January
Immuno-oncology American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Immuno-oncology Research Fellowships represent a joint effort to encourage and support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows to conduct immuno-oncology research and to establish a successful career path in this field. $120,000 over 2 years January 6, 2021
Integrative Medicine Weil Foundation Start-Up Grants to help finance medical schools and/or residency program to develop educational programs in integrative medicine. One year grant renewable. Amount to be determined. January 31, 2020
Life Sciences Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program will recruit and retain early career scientists who are from groups underrepresented in the life sciences and who have the potential to become leaders in academic research. Fellows phase: $70,000 salary for the initial year and a $20,000 expense allowance, for a minimum of two and maximum of four years. Faculty phase: $250,000 in research funding and a
$20,000 expense allowance per year, for up to 4 years
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Liver Disease American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) NP/PA Clinical Hepatology Fellowship provides salary and benefit support for certified and licensed Nurse Practitioners (NP) or Physician Assistants (PA) pursuing a full-year of training focused on clinical care in hepatology. $78,000 1 year January 15, 2020
Liver Disease American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Advanced/Transplant Hepatology Award to encourage the academic career of exceptional hepatology trainees. $30,000 per year for 3 years January 15, 2020
Liver Disease American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases (AASLD) Foundation Bridge Award supports investigators who have recently submitted an NIH R or other federally-funded equivalent award and have received competitive scores on their proposal, but were not funded, as they strengthen their proposal for resubmission to the NIH or other federal agency. $100,000 1 year January 15, 2020
Lung Cancer American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Lung Cancer Research Fellowships. $120,000 over 2 years January 29, 2021
Lupus Lupus Research Alliance Lupus Innovation Award provides support for pioneering, high-risk, high-reward approaches to major challenges in lupus research. Special emphasis is placed on lupus studies exploring fundamental mechanisms, novel targets and pathways, novel technologies, and interdisciplinary approaches. $150,000/year total costs for up to 2 years January 15, 2020
Lupus Lupus Research Alliance Lupus Mechanisms and Targets Award supports highly meritorious research focused on the identification and/or investigation of molecular pathways or targets that will lead to new or improved therapies for patients with lupus. up to $200,000/year total costs for up to three years January 15, 2020
Lymphedema Lymphatic Education & Research Network Lymphatic Education & Research Network Postdoctoral Fellowship Awards Program  supporting basic and translational research that fosters an interdisciplinary field of investigators conducting lymphatic research. Up to two (2) two-year fellowship awards ranging from $87,396 – $98,304 USD, based upon postdoctoral experience and inclusive of a $1,500 USD annual expense allowance. January 15
Lymphoma American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Lymphoma Research Fellowships represent a joint effort to encourage and support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows to conduct lymphoma research and to establish a successful career path in this field. . $120,000 over 2 years January 8, 2021
Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) The Endowed Young Investigator Award (YIA) in Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) provides funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality clinical research in MCL. $50,000 1-year program January 19, 2021
Melanoma Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) Understanding and Managing Metastasis in Melanoma and Other Cancers. The combined $2 million will be used to fund two team awards with terms of up to 3 years, at $1 million each. January 16, LOI. April 15 full application
Mesothelioma American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Young Investigator Award in Mesothelioma $50,000 1-year grant January 19, 2021
Myoclonus Dystonia Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF) Connie and Jim Brown Early Stage Investigator Award $75,000 per year for 2 years January 18, 2021 LOI. March 1, 2021 full application
Neurobiology Whitehall Foundation Grants-in-Aid program is designed for researchers at the assistant professor level who experience difficulty in competing for research funds because they have not yet become firmly established. MD/PhD / $30,000 1 year January 15, April 15 & October 1 LOI.
Neurobiology Whitehall Foundation Basic research in neurobiology with the overall goal should be to better understand behavioral output or brain mechanisms of behavior. $30,000-$75,000 per year for up to 3 years January 15, April 15 & October 1 LOI.
Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) | Neurofibromatosis type 2 (NF2) | Schwannomatosis Children’s Tumor Foundation CTF Young Investigator Award YIA provides two-year awards for young scientists early in their careers, bringing them into the NF field and helping to establish them as independent investigators. Pre-doctoral $32,000 per year. 5-7 year post-doc $54,000 per year for 2 years. January 3, 2020 LOI. March 6, 2020 Full application.
Neurodegenerative Disorders │Technology The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative (CZI) Neurodegeneration Challenge Network Collaborative Pairs Pilot Project Awards bring together experimental scientists from diverse research fields, along with computational biologists and physicians, to understand the fundamental biology of neurodegenerative disorders and develop technology-based tools and approaches to support and accelerate the broader field of neurodegeneration. Phase I: 18-month pilot awards ($150,000 total costs/collaboration, including 15% indirect costs). Phase II: $400,000 total costs/year/pair for four years ($1.6 million total). Contacts: Katharine Canfield (for MED investigators); kcanfiel@bu.edu. David Gillerman (for MED, SDM and SPH investigators); dgillerm@bu.edu. Joe Loftus (for CRC investigators) jloftus@bu.edu January 14, 2020
Nutrition Allen Foundation Research Grants are limited under the terms of the foundation’s charter to projects that primarily benefit programs for human nutrition in the areas of health, education, training, and research. The award amount is unspecified. January 15
Ocular Melanoma American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) Ocular Melanoma Foundation Career Development Award to encourage and support junior faculty to conduct ocular/uveal melanoma research and establish a successful career path in ophthalmology, ocular oncology, uveal melanoma biology, or a similar field. $75,000 1 year January 7, 2021
Oncology – Prostate Cancer Pfizer Independent Medical Education Grant Applications Oncology – Prostate Cancer Individual requests up to $200,000 will be considered for funding. January 28, 2021
Ovarian Cancer American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Young Investigator Award in Ovarian Cancer $50,000 1-year grant January 19, 2021
Pancreatic Diseases National Pancreas Foundation Research Grants and Awards to support the funding of research related to pancreatic diseases. MD and/or PhD / $50,000 for 1 year January 31
Parkinson’s Disease Michael J. Fox Foundation Collaborative Research Network, a program of the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) initiative being implemented through The Michael J. Fox Foundation, seeks to support international, multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research teams to address key knowledge gaps in the basic disease mechanisms that contribute to Parkinson’s development and progression. Up to $9 million 3-year grants. Requests should not exceed $3 million per year January 8, 2020 pre-proposal
Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s Foundation Clinical Research Award supports the research expenses of a clinician scientist whose clinically oriented research involves people living with Parkinson’s disease. $200,000 over 2 years January 21, 2020 LOI. April 6, 2020 application.
Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s Foundation PSG Mentored Clinical Research Award Program supports new investigators for a one-year project in patient-oriented research in Parkinson’s or other parkinsonian disorders under the mentorship of an experienced investigator. $50,000 1 year January 10, 2020 application.
Pediatric Community-Based Health Initiatives American Academy of Pediatrics Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Planning Grants to individual pediatricians or fellowship trainees for the development of new, innovative, community-based initiatives that increase children’s access to optimal health or well-being. $10,000 1 year January 27, 2021 application.
Pediatric Community-Based Health Initiatives American Academy of Pediatrics Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) Implementation Grants to individual pediatricians or fellowship trainees for the implementation of an initiative or to pilot a new, innovative, community-based initiative that increases children’s access to optimal health or well-being. $10,000 1 year January 4, 2021 application.
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) PSC Partners Seeking a Cure PSC Partners Research Grants to conduct research that addresses an important and novel, basic or clinical research question related to PSC and closely associated diseases (such as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) and cholangiocarcinoma). $60,000 over 2 years January 30, 2020
Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis (PSC) PSC Partners Seeking a Cure PSC Partners Young Investigator Award to promising researchers who are at the early stages of their research career and are interested in clinical, translational or basic research on Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis. $80,000 over 2 years January 30, 2020
Psoriasis Arthritis Arthritis National Research Foundation (ANRF) Psoriatic Arthritis Grant seeking grant applications that focus on studying psoriatic arthritis. $100,000 one year. January 17, 2021
Psoriasis Disease National Psoriasis Foundation Milestones to a Cure Grant program is seeking applications for research that supports projects with aim focused on treatment durability, remission and the path toward a cure. $100,000 1 year January 13, 2021
Psoriasis Disease National Psoriasis Foundation Translational Research Grants fund research initiatives that focus on the rapid translation of basic scientific discoveries into clinical applications with a clear benefit for patients with psoriatic disease. Upper $200,000 over 2 years January 13, 2021
Psoriasis Disease National Psoriasis Foundation Early Career Research Grants support graduate students and postdoctoral researchers training to conduct psoriatic disease research independently. $50,000 1 year January 13, 2021
Psoriasis Disease National Psoriasis Foundation Discovery Grants to help researchers develop competitive grant proposals that will lead to long-term funding from the NIH or other federal agencies. $75,000 1 year. January 13, 2021
Psychiatry American Psychiatric Association (APA) Psychiatric Research Fellowship for research career psychiatrist to design and conduct a health services/policy-related research study using national data housed at the APA. A stipend of $45,000 will be paid to the trainee’s institution for disbursement to the trainee. January 31
Pediatric Developmental or Clinical Psychology American Psychological Association (APA) APA Congressional Fellowship. $75,000 to $90,000, depending upon years of post-doctoral experience, reimbursement for health insurance coverage and a $3,750 stipend for professional development and relocation expenses during the fellowship year. January 4, 2021
Radiation Oncology American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) ASTRO Residents/Fellows in Radiation Oncology Research Seed Grant to Residents and fellows hoping to pursue careers in basic science or clinical research. Residents/Fellows/ $25,000 January to March
Radiation Oncology American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) Junior Faculty Award to help develop the careers of promising junior faculty by allowing them dedicated time to work on research relevant to radiation oncology and cancer treatment. MD/PhD / $200,000 over 2 years January to March
Radiologic Research Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research Scholar Grant supports junior faculty members who have completed resident and fellowship programs, but haven’t been recognized as independent investigators. $75,000 a year for 2 years January 15, 2021
Radiologic Research Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Resident/Fellow Research Grant Resident grant recipients receive $30,000 for a one year project, and fellow grant recipients receive $50,000 for a one year project. Funds may be used for salary support or non-personnel research expenses. January 15, 2021
Radiologic Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) Research Seed Grant funds investigators who wish to gain experience in defining objectives and testing hypotheses in preparation for bigger grant applications to corporations, foundations and government agencies. $40,000 for 1 year January 15, 2021
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA), Ankylosing Spondylarthrosis (AS), and/or Systemic Lupus Erythema (SLE) Pfizer Rheumatology Competitive Grant Program is to support both clinical and basic science research on the pathogenesis and treatment of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA), Psoriatic Arthritis (PsA), Ankylosing Spondylarthrosis (AS), and/or Systemic Lupus Erythema (SLE) with a specific focus on projects that are most relevant to improving patient care. $150,000 January 22, 2021
Sarcoma Sarcoma Foundation of America Research Grants program to provide grants to investigators interested in translational science sarcoma research. $50,000 January 31
Women’s Health │ Medical Device │ Diagnostics and Digital Health The Massachusetts Life Sciences Center (MLSC) The Women’s Health Capital Call will support collaborative projects which aim to improve the discovery, technical innovation, and/or analysis of datasets to answer pressing life science questions around Women’s Health. $750,000 2-3 year grant project January 14, 2021
XLinked Dystonia-Parkinsonism (XDP) Collaborative Center for X-Linked Dystonia-Parkinsonism (CCXDP) Research Grants to support an international consortium of scientists, clinicians, and patient advocates working together to advance research and treatments for XLinked Dystonia-Parkinsonism (XDP), a debilitating neurodegenerative disease caused by a transposable element.
  • Investigator Awards: 2 years, up to $250,000/year in direct costs
  • Exploratory Pilot Grants: 1 year, up to $100,000 in direct costs
  • Postdoctoral fellowships: 2 years, $75,000/year in direct costs
January 15, 2021


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