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Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER)

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Mentored Research Training Grant – Basic Science (MRTG-BS)

The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research provides research grant funding for anesthesiologists and anesthesiology trainees to gain additional training in basic science, clinical and translational, health services and education research. For early career anesthesiologists interested in pursuing careers as physician-scientists, FAER grants can be an important starting point. These grants aim to help anesthesiologists develop the skills and preliminary data they need to become independent investigators. The purpose of the grants is to allow applicants to become independent investigators.

Amount: Up to $ 175,000

Deadline:  August 15, 2015

URL:   http://faer.org/research-grants/mentored-research-training-grant/

Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Research Grants

The purpose of the Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation is to undertake, promote, develop, and carry on the search for the cause of and a cure for benign essential blepharospasm and other related disorders and infirmities of the facial musculature.

To advance this goal, the foundation is inviting applications for research projects directly related to blepharospasm or Meige’s Syndrome, both forms of cranial dystonia. Projects should focus on new treatments, pathophysiology and genetics, photophobia, and dry eye.

Amount: $ 150,000

Deadlines: August 31, 2015

URL: http://www.blepharospasm.org/research-request.html

PIVOT: http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/20319

American Gastroenterological Association

Friday, May 29th, 2015

AGA-Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Research Scholar Award Neurogastroenterology

Career Development, Young Investigators. This award provides $90,000 per year for three years (total $270,000) to a young investigator working in the field of neurogastroenterology. The award recipient will be acknowledged at the Research Recognition Celebration at Digestive Disease Week® 2016

Amount: $270,000 for 3 years

Deadline: August 14, 2015

URL: http://www.gastro.org/research-funding

 

AGA-Takeda Pharmaceuticals International Research Scholar Award in Gut Microbiome Research

This award provides $90,000 per year for three years (total $270,000) to a young investigator studying the role of the gut microbiome in the function or diseases of the digestive system. The award recipient will be acknowledged at the Research Recognition Celebration at Digestive Disease Week® 2016.he overall objective of this award is to support an established investigator in the field of gastric biology whose research will enhance the fundamental understanding of gastric cancer pathobiology in order to ultimately prevent or develop a cure for the disease. Applications that do not denote a gastric biology focus and are not responsive to this announcement will not be submitted for review.

Amount: $270,000 for 3 years

Deadline: August 14, 2015

URL: http://www.gastro.org/research-funding

 

American Gastroenterological Association

AGA-R. Robert & Sally Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer

The overall objective of this award is to support an established investigator in the field of gastric biology whose research will enhance the fundamental understanding of gastric cancer pathobiology in order to ultimately prevent or develop a cure for the disease. Applications that do not denote a gastric biology focus and are not responsive to this announcement will not be submitted for review.

Amount: $100,000

Deadline: august 21, 2015

URL:       http://www.gastro.org/research-funding

http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/101428

 

Fellowship to Faculty Transition Awards

The objective of the… more » award is to prepare physician-scientists for independent basic science research careers in digestive diseases. The award provides salary support for additional full-time training to acquire modern laboratory skills. The additional two years of research training provided by this award should broaden and expand the scope of investigative tools available to the recipient, generally in basic science disciplines such as cell or molecular biology, genetics, immunology, virology or analogous fields. Amount: $80,000

Deadline: august 31, 2015

URL:       http://www.gastro.org/research-funding

http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/2286

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation

Friday, May 29th, 2015

Accelerating Drug Discovery for Frontotemporal Degeneration

The ADDF Academic Drug Discovery and Development Program seeks to create and support innovative translational research programs for Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias and cognitive aging in academic medical centers and universities. Biomarker development studies and innovative proof of concept pilot clinical trials of new approaches to treatment, prevention and early detection are also supported.

Amount: $ 150,000

Deadline: LOI august 22, 2015

URL: http://www.theaftd.org/research/aftd-research-initiatives/current-rfps

PIVOT: http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/118103

Burroughs Wellcome Fund

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

Burroughs Wellcome has issued an RFP for its Career Awards for Medical Scientists program. http://www.bwfund.org/grant-programs/biomedical-sciences/career-awards-medical-scientists

 

Pre-proposals are due August 5th. In a nutshell, the program provides $700,000  over five years (no indirect) for postdocs/fellows/residents in order to support the transition from postdoctoral/fellowship training to the early years of faculty service. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research. Proposals in the reproductive sciences are encouraged, and two awards will be made to research bridging psychiatry and neuroscience. Woman and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. There is no limit on the number of pre-proposals that can be submitted by each institution.

 

For awardees that may move from one institution to another mid-award, this award is portable. Eligibility requirements:

  • Ideal candidate will have at least two years of postdoc research experience and be two years away from becoming an independent investigator, be a first author in a high-impact journal, and have a significant publication record.
  • Applicants must have institutional approval.
  • Applicants must be fellows, residents, or postdocs and hold an MD, DDS, DVM, or DO degree – and have received their clinical doctorate degree on or after 1/1/04. Assistant professors are not eligible.
  • Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.

 

More details: http://www.bwfund.org/sites/default/files/media/files/grant-programs/BWF%20CAMS%20RFP.pdf

 

 

American Heart Association National Established Investigator Award

Monday, May 25th, 2015

 The American Heart Association funds research broadly related to cardiovascular disease and stroke. The objective of the National Established Investigator Award is to support mid-term investigators with unusual promise and an established record of accomplishments; candidates have a demonstrated commitment to cardiovascular or cerebrovascular science as indicated by prior publication history and scientific accomplishments. A candidate’s career is expected to be in a rapid growth phase.

Amount: $ 400,000

Deadline:  July 21, 2015

URL:  http://my.americanheart.org/professional/Research/FundingOpportunities/ForScientists/National-Established-Investigator-Award_UCM_321935_Article.jsp

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation Rachleff Innovation Award

Monday, May 25th, 2015

This award is designed to provide support for the next generation of exceptionally creative thinkers with “high-risk/high-reward” ideas that have the potential to significantly impact our understanding of and/or approaches to the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of cancer. The research supported by the award must be novel, exceptionally creative and, if successful, have the strong potential for high impact in the cancer field.

Amount: $ 300,000-600,000

Deadlines: July 1, 2015

URL:  http://www.damonrunyon.org/for_scientists/more/innovation_award_overview

PIVOT: http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/155041

Research to Prevent Blindness

Monday, May 25th, 2015

RPB Unrestricted and Challenge Grants

RPB’s mission is to preserve and restore vision by supporting research to develop treatments, preventives and cures for all conditions that damage and destroy sight. RPB Offers grants high-potential investigators at any stage of their careers, from medical students to seasoned investigators expanding the frontiers of vision care.

Amount: $ 115,000-300,000

Deadlines:  July 1, 2015

URL: http://www.rpbusa.org/rpb/grants/grants/#unrestricted

Pivot: http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/113642

Helen Hay Whitney Foundation

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Post Doctoral Research Fellowships

The foundation supports early postdoctoral research training in all basic biomedical sciences. To attain its ultimate goal of increasing the number of imaginative, well-trained and dedicated medical scientists, the Foundation grants financial support of sufficient duration to help further the careers of young men and women engaged in biological or medical research.

Amount: $ 156,000

Deadline:  July 1, 2015

URL:  http://www.hhwf.org/HTMLSrc/ResearchFellowships.html

PIVOT: http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/184

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

The Bio-Therapeutics Impact Award accelerates the development of clinical trials for promising biologic approaches to treating childhood cancer. These approaches include, but are not limited to, immunotherapy, gene therapy and small molecules.  The award is intended for investigators who are initiating clinical trials or undertaking the pre-clinical work necessary to move into the IND (investigational new drug) phase.

Amount: $1,500,000

Deadline: June 30, 2015

URL: http://www.alexslemonade.org/sites/default/files/2015_Bio-Therapeutics_Impact_Grant_Guidelines_FINAL.pdf

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