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NIAID Career Transition Award (K22)

The overall goal of the NIH Research Career Development program is to help ensure that a diverse pool of highly trained scientists is available in appropriate scientific disciplines to address the Nation’s biomedical, behavioral, and clinical research needs. More information about Career programs may be found at the NIH Extramural…

UF Informatics Institute Seed Fund Program

The UF Informatics Institute (UFII) invites interdisciplinary, faculty-initiated research projects with potential for extramural support. Projects should be innovative, support the mission and goals of the Informatics Institute, and have strong potential for garnering future funding from external sources. Seed Funds are not intended to support on-going projects – they…

Burroughs Wellcome Fund Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS)

Burroughs Wellcome Fund has announced The Career Awards for Medical Scientists (CAMS) program which supports $700,000 awards over five years for physician-scientists to bridge advanced postdoctoral/fellowship training and the early years of faculty service. Proposals must be in the area of basic biomedical, disease-oriented, or translational research. Proposals in…

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation – funding opportunities

ALSF’s ‘A’ Award To encourage the best and brightest early career researchers to build lifelong careers and become leaders in the field of pediatric cancer research. To advance research that will lead to new treatments and cures impacting children with cancer.  NEW in 2014: ALSF increased the award to…

Craig H. Neilsen Foundation – Psychosocial Research funding opportunities due 3/14/14

Psychosocial Research (PSR) Grants For the purpose of this funding initiative, the Neilsen Foundation defines psychosocial research as 1) research pertaining to the influence of psychological or social factors on an individual¹s health, functioning or quality of life, or 2) research addressing the interrelation of psychological (e.g., behavioral, emotional, cognitive)…

Michael J. Fox Foundation – Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Disease – funding opportunity due 3/19/14

Biomarkers Across Neurodegenerative Disease The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson¹s Research (MJFF), the Alzheimer¹s Association (ALZ),and The W. Garfield Weston Foundation announce a collaborative Request for Applications (RFA) to stimulate collaborative analyses across the Alzheimer¹s disease (AD) and Parkinson¹s disease (PD) research enterprises to engage in further data analysis…

The Children’s Heart Foundation – clinical research proposals due June 6, 2014

As The Children¹s Heart Foundation continues to grow, it will strive to fulfill its mission: To support research toward discovering the cause and improving the methods for diagnosing, treating, and preventing congenital heart defects. Beginning with new grants made in 2002, CHF funding will be limited to two years (consecutive…