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James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program 2019-2020

The Florida Department of Health has released the call for grant applications for the 2019-2020 James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program. The purpose of this program is to support research initiatives that address the health care problems of Floridians in the areas of tobacco-related cancer, cardiovascular disease, stroke, and…

US Continues Concern over Foreign Threats to Biomedical Research

A NYT article reported on the Trump Administration and NIH’s concern over “foreign influences on research integrity.” AAMC Chief Scientific Officer Ross McKinney, MD, discussed the effects caused by NIH-funded researchers also running undisclosed labs in China, “Those scientists could have a competitive advantage over other people applying for…

Searle Scholars Program

The Searle Scholars Program makes grants to selected academic institutions to support the independent research of outstanding early-career scientists who have recently been appointed as assistant professors on a tenure-track appointment. Grants are $300,000 for a three-year term with $100,000 payable each year of the grant, subject to the receipt…

2018-2019 James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program

The Florida Department of Health has released the call for grant applications for the 2018-2019 James and Esther King Biomedical Research Program. The purpose of this program is to support research initiatives that address the health care problems of Floridians in the areas of tobacco-related cancer, cardiovascular disease, stroke, and…

2018-2019 Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program

The Florida Department of Health has released the call for grant applications for the 2018-2019 Bankhead-Coley Cancer Research Program. The purpose of this program is to advance progress towards cures for cancer through grants awarded through a peer-reviewed, competitive process. See the full funding opportunity announcement here: http://my.research.ufl.edu/ProgramDevelopment/FundingOpportunities/OpportunitiesManager.aspx?oppID=60779…

Reminder: Proposal Deadlines

As a reminder, the new proposal submission timelines go into effect this Friday. All proposals with published/hard deadlines must arrive submit-ready in DSP by 9am the day prior to the published deadline or it will NOT be submitted. Also note that many colleges have implemented additional days for internal review…

Hey, Trump, U.S. Science Spending Pays Off Bigly

President Donald Trump has released a budget plan for federal discretionary spending (which doesn’t include interest on the national debt or entitlement programs like Social Security). It has a few things to like, but it’s alarming for its deep cuts to U.S. government support of science and technology. Although Trump’s…

Online Partnership to Accelerate Research (OnPAR)

OnPAR is a private business venture that will provide access to a global pipeline of innovative, unpublished research projects that can either supplement internal projects or provide innovative new ideas for future medical products and advances. In addition, OnPAR will provide access to a global database of published and funded…