Archive for the ‘BUMC Featured Funding Announcements’ Category

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS)

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Career Development Program

Career Development Program offers the opportunity to take part in basic, clinical or translational research to help understand and treat hematologic malignancies and relevant premalignant conditions. You must be a highly qualified investigator who’s shown a capacity for independent, sustained original investigation in the field of hematologic malignancies. You should hold an independent faculty-level or equivalent position and have obtained substantial support for your research from a national agency.

Amount: $ 550,000 over 5 years

DEADLINE: LOI SEPTEMBER 8, 2015

MORE INFORMATION COMING IN JULY, 2015

URL: http://www.lls.org/research/career-development-program
Pivot: http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/14380

Hemostatis and Thrombosis Research Society

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Mentored Research Awards

The 2016 HTRS Mentored Research Award (MRA) Program provides financial support for qualified fellows or junior attending/junior faculty to pursue clinical or basic science research in hemostasis and/or thrombosis under the guidance of an experienced mentor. The grant period for research projects funded through the 2016 MRA Program is two academic years, from July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018. HTRS reserves the right to determine the number and category of grants awarded through the 2016 MRA Program (i.e. hemostasis vs. thrombosis, basic science vs. clinical) based on the number and quality of submitted proposals, the availability of grant funding to HTRS, and/or restrictions imposed by MRA Program sponsors.

Amount: $ 162,000

DEADLINE: LOI SEPTEMBER 10, 2015

URL: https://www.htrs.org/
Pivot: http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/120181

Genentech F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Independent Research Projects & Clinical Fellowships: Acromegaly and Growth Hormone

Genentech provides grants for scientific projects and fellowship programs that are aligned with our mission to (1) foster advances in scientific research and discovery; and (2) support advanced study by clinical and research professionals at accredited universities or training institutions.

Genentech is committed to supporting programs open to a broad audience that benefit patients, the scientific or medical community, and/or public health. Fellowships are for grants to independent professional organizations, independent charitable organizations, or other eligible institutions, where the funds are used to support advanced study by clinical and research professionals at an accredited university or teaching institution.

Amount: $100,000

DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 2, 2015

URL: http://www.gene.com/good/grants-giving
Pivot: http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/153980

Fondation Leducq

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Transatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Research Program

Fondation Leducq is a private foundation, based in Paris, France, dedicated to improving human health through international efforts to combat cardiovascularand neurovascular disease. Recognizing the potential of international collaboration to enhance research efforts in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease, the foundation created the Transatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Research Program. The principal aim of this program is to bring together teams of researchers with complementary expertise and resources so that they can accomplish together what the members could not do individually. The networks supported by the foundation should advance the science of cardiovascular and neurovascular disease, apply the knowledge gained through research towards the development of technology and therapeutics to improve human health, and support early career investigators in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease.

Amount: $6,000,000

DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 6, 2015

URL: https://www.fondationleducq.org/transatlantic-networks-of-excellence/overview/
Pivot: http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/114543

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Harry Shwachman CF Clinical Investigator Award

This three-year award provides the opportunity for clinically-trained physicians to develop into independent biomedical research investigators who are actively involved in Cystic Fibrosis related areas. It is also intended to facilitate the transition from postdoctoral training to a career in academic medicine.

Amount: $130,000

DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 9, 2015

URL: http://www.cff.org/
Pivot: http://pivot.cos.com/funding_opps/147/

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Beckman Young Investigator Awards (BYI)

The BYI program funds promising young scientists early in their careers who have not yet received a major award from another organization. Projects proposed for this program should be truly innovative, high-risk, and show promise for contributing to significant advances in chemistry and the life sciences. They should represent a departure from current research directions rather than an extension or expansion of existing programs. Proposed research that cuts across traditional boundaries of scientific disciplines is encouraged. Proposals that open up new avenues of research in chemistry and the life sciences by fostering the invention of methods, instruments and materials will be given additional consideration.

Amount: $750,000 over 4 years

DEADLINE: LOI SEPTEMBER 2, 2015

URL: http://www.beckman-foundation.org/byi-timetable

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT)

This program increases the number of innovative drugs tested in humans at the crucial proof of concept stage for Alzheimer’s disease. This program will fund biomarker-based, proof-of-concept pilot clinical trials for Alzheimer’s.

Amount: $ 150,000 – $200,000

DEADLINE: LOI BEFORE SEPTEMBER 8, 2015, APPLICATION SEPTEMBER 22, 2015

URL: http://www.alzdiscovery.org/research-and-grants/request-for-proposal

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

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