Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

February 2018

Organization/ Website Specialty Area  Target Audience /Eligibility Description Award / Deadline
American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology/Stroke

Award/Grant: Mentor/AHA Mentee Award - for Mentor Candidates
Independent investigator holding faculty/staff appointment equivalent to associate or full professor; MD, PhD, DO or equivalent; AHA professional member; current national-level funding as PI on an R01 or equivalent "To provide enhanced mentoring opportunities for early-career faculty from experts within fields of study important to their career development. Some mentoring may be accomplished face-to-face, but this funding mechanism is designed to include virtual channels (teleconferences, virtual rooms, etc.) and also should include journal clubs, discussions, etc. Creativity is encouraged, and mentoring of researchers from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups in science, or from smaller universities and academic institutions, or working in a particularly difficult or emerging area of science will be particularly encouraged. Mentor candidates must have a demonstrated commitment to cardiovascular or cerebrovascular science, as indicated by publication history and scientific accomplishments." $45,000 over 3 years

Date: 2/14/18 (Anticipated)
Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation
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Anesthesiology

Award/Grant:  Annual Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) Grants:
Any qualified member of a sponsoring institution in U.S. and Canada are eligible to apply Research proposals will b eevaluated primarily for apotential contribution to patient safety, and subsequently for scientific merit, feasibility, and applicability. See website for specified areas of research interest $150,000

Date: 2/12/2018
Charles A. King Trust
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Cancer

Award/Grant:  Post-doctoral Fellowship Program
PhD, MD, or MD/PhD; completed at least 3 years and no more than 5 years of FT post-doc research (begun between 9/1/11-8/31/13); 90% time commitment to research; must have at least one in-press or published peer-reviewed research article based on post-doc work   up to $110,00 for 2 years

Date: 2/9/2018
Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation*
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Disabilities

Award/Grant:  Quality of Life Programs*
   

Date: 2/15/18 (Anticipated)
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research
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Anesthesiology

Award/Grant:  Research Fellowship Grant
Anesthesiology trainee after CA-1 year Basic science, clinical, translational, health services or education research - to provide training in research techniques and scientific methods for fellows $75,000

Date: 2/15/2018
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research
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Anesthesiology

Award/Grant:  Mentored Research Training Grants: 1) Basic Science, 2) Clinical or Translational, 3) Health Services Research
Faculty member who has completed core anesthesiology residency within the past 10 years "Basic science, clinical, or translational; health services research - help anesthesiologists develop the skills and primary data to become independent investigators " $175,000 over two years

Date: 2/15/2018
Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research
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Anesthesiology

Award/Grant:  Research in Education Grant
Faculty member of any rank (junior or senior eligible) Education research aimed to improve the quality and impact of anesthesiology education research $100,000

Date: 2/15/2018
Foundation for Surgical Fellowships
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Surgery

Award/Grant:  Surgical Fellowships
Applicants must be from institutions with accredited programs for clinical training in surgical areas of MIS General, Bariatric, MIS General/Bariatric, Colorectal, Thoracic, and HPB. Applicants may apply specifically for a robotic-focused fellowship within one of these 6 disciplines up to $35,000

Date: 2/10/2018
FRAXA Research Foundation
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Fragile X (most common inherited cause of intellectual disabilities; most common known cause of autism)

Award/Grant:  FRAXA Fellowships
50% FTE on proposed research; Priority is given to research with a translational or preclinical focus on fragile X, which has potential to lead to improved treatment $45,000 for one year; renewable for a 2nd year

Date: 2/1/2018
Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance
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Friedreich's Ataxia

Award/Grant:  General Research Grant *LOI ONLY*
All qualified investigators eligible to apply Grant priorities: advancing understanding of neuroscience/neurodegernation of FA; advancing drug discovries; genetic, epigenetic and protein approaches that target incraseing frataxin levels; advancing clinical research $150,000 per year; 1-2 years

Date: 2/1/2018
Global Probiotics Council
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Gastrointestinal Microbiota

Award/Grant:  Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research
Program seeks to support young investigators who do not yet have independent research funding (such as NIH R series awards). Young investigators who are senoir fellows with a committed faculty appointment OR early faculty members within 5 years of faculty appointment are eligible Research focus of 2018 is to improve understanding of mechanisms by which potential probiotics, including beneficial commensals, interact with the host and gastrointestinal microbiota to improve host physiology and function. $50,000

Date: 2/20/2018
Health Effects Institute
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Health Effects of Pollution

Award/Grant:  Health Effects on Air Pollution (LOI)
IASP member; within 6 years of having received their final degree, or cmpleting professional and specialty training Facilitiates development of young researchers just starting their careers as independent investigators in the study of pain research and pain relief $150,000 per year; 3 years

Date: 2/2/2016
International Association for the Study of Pain
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Pain Relief

Award/Grant:  IASP Early Career Research Grants
    $20,000

Date: 2/7/2018
Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research
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Cancer Related Research

Award/Grant:  Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cancer Related Research
No more than 1 year of PD experience and MDs should not have received their degree more than 3 years from 2/1/17. The Fund has taken a broad approach to the study of cell growth and development, emphasizing the study of the basic biology and chemistry of the underlying processes. $50,000

Date: 2/1/2017
Kenneth Rainin Foundation
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Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Award/Grant:  Innovator Awards - LOI ONLY
Non-profit institutions; only one PI per award Supports research that is transformative to diagnosing, treating and curing IBD $100,000 for 1 year

Date: 2/2/18 (LOI only)
L'Oreal USA for Women
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STEM

Award/Grant:  Women in Science Fellowship Program
PhD only in postdoc research position by application date; American born/naturalized citizen/permanent resident; Basic research in life sciences, engineering; cannot hold faculty position; must comit 20 hours of activity in support of women in science Must be involved in basic research in the life and physical/material sciences, engineering & technology, computer science and mathematics $60,000

Date: 2/2/2018
LUNGevity Foundation
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Lung Cancer

Award/Grant:  Career Development Award for Translational Research - LOI ONLY
Within first 5 years of faculty appointment; early detection of lung cancer or individualized treatment, including immuno-oncology TBD 2017 Research Focus Areas - to be announced 1/16/17 $300,000 over 3 years

Date: 2/20/18 (Anticipated)
Marfan Foundation
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Marfan Syndrome - Basic or Clinical research for all disciplines

Award/Grant:  Victor A. McKusick Fellowship Program
  Provides support for fellows $50,000 for PhDs, $70,000 for MDs

Date: 2/17/18 (Anticipated)
Marfan Foundation
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Marfan Syndrome - Basic or Clinical research for all disciplines

Award/Grant:  Early Investigator Grant Program
Doctoral degree with proven ability to pursue indepenen tresearch as evidenced by original publications; less than 7 years FT faculty appointment, cannot hold concurrent training grant Provides support for early investigators studying any or all disciplines involved in Marfan syndrome or a related disorder $75,000 over 2 years

Date: 2/17/18 (Anticipated)
National Kidney Foundation
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Kidney Disease

Award/Grant:  Patient Centered Outcomes Research Grant
Applicants from all fields in nephrology may apply; must have approval from dept head; current member of NKF; Projects must focus on one of the following: engaging patients with kidney disease in research; health literacy and communications barriers, patient education best practices, cultural humility; patient self-management/patient activation; psychosocial issues; kidney disease coordinated care $35,000

Date: 2/9/2017
National Kidney Foundation
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Kidney Disease

Award/Grant:  Young Investigator Grants
Fellowship training in an ACGME-accredited program and hold FT faculty rank of Assistant Professor; no more than 4 years of appointment; only one investigator per insutitution will be funded; must be member of NKF Projects must be patient oriented, elements may include development of new technologies, mechanisms of human disease, educational/therapeutic interventions, epidemiological studies, health policy studies, and clinical trials. $35,000

Date: 2/9/2017
National League of Nursing
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Nursing Education

Award/Grant:  NLN Nursing Education Research Grants Program
Current NLN member; studies must relate to one of the NLN Priorities in Research Education Proposals should focus on high quality studies that contribute to the development of the science of nursing education. Diversity of research topics are encouraged $25,000

Date: 2/8/2018
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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Multiple Sclerosis & Immunology

Award/Grant:  Research Grants
PI must be personally and actively responsible for all research conduct Studies related to MS mission of stopping MS progression, restoring function, improving quality of life, and preventing MS. The Society supports fundamental as well as applied studies, non-clinical or clinical in nature, including projects in patient management, care and rehabilitation. Various

Date: 2/7/18 (Pre-application due) 2/14/18 (full applications due)
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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Multiple Sclerosis & Immunology

Award/Grant:  Research Grants
PI must be personally and actively responsible for all research conduct Studies related to MS mission of stopping MS progression, restoring function, improving quality of life, and preventing MS. The Society supports fundamental as well as applied studies, non-clinical or clinical in nature, including projects in patient management, care and rehabilitation. Various

Date: 2/7/18 (Pre-application due) 2/14/18 (full applications due)
New York Stem Cell Foundation
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Neuroscience

Award/Grant:  Innovator Award for Early Career Investigator in Neuroscience
*need not be working in areas related to stem cells*; MD, PhD, or D-Phil; within 5 years of faculty position; publication record of articles that are innovative with high impact; NYSCF is soliciting applications from early career investigators for Innovator awards in neuroscience. The goal of this initiative is to foster truly bold, innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of neuroscience. Applicants are encouraged in the fundamental areas of developmental, cellular, cognitive, and translational neuroscience, broadly interpreted. Applicants need not be working in areas related to stem cells. $300,000 per year up to 5 years

Date: 2/22/2017
New York Stem Cell Foundation
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Translational Stem Cell Research

Award/Grant:  Innovator Award for Early Career Investigator in Translational Stem Cell Research
MD, PhD, or D-Phil; within 5 years of faculty position; publication record of articles that are innovative with high impact; Applicants are encouraged to submit research in the fundamental areas of developmental, cellular, cognitive and translational neuroscience - broadly interpreted. Applicants need not work in areas related to stem cells. $1.5 million over 5 years

Date: 2/21/2018
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
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Pancreatic Cancer

Award/Grant:  Precision Medicine Targeted Grant
PI must have a doctoral degree in the biomedical sciences or in a field applicable to health science research; projects must be relevant to pancreatic adenocarcinoma and can include treatments for resectable, locally advanced, metastatic or recurrent disease Supports translational and clinically relevant projects that are identified as next steps for our Precision Promise initiative up to $1M

Date: 2/15/18 (Anticipated)
Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
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Pancreatic Cancer

Award/Grant:  Early Detection Targeted Grant
TBD Supports studies utilizing NCI/NIDDK cohort of new onset diabetics with high risk of sporadic pancreatic cancer; projects will focus on blood biomarkers up to $1M

Date: 2/22/18 (Anticipated)
Patrick and Catherine Weldon Donaghue Medical Research Foundation
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Elderly Health

Award/Grant:  Another Look Grant Program
PhD or equivalent investigators; must demonstrate how research is important to stakeholder; cannot use funding for a project w/ funding through another grant 2018 focus is on improving the quality of care and quality of life for the elderly population in nursing homes or other care facilities. Researchers should address a particular problem effecting elderly n care facilities with data that already exists - new data collection not allowed. Particular interest in treatment of substance abuse or mental health conditions; healthcare decisions by conservators/guardians; interventions to improve oral health; interventions that reduce disparities in health status $750,000

Date: 2/2/18 (LOI only)
PhRMA Foundation
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Pharmacy

Award/Grant:  Health Outcomes
Academic rank of instructor/assistant professor/or investigator at doctoral level "Should have a primary focus on health outcomes and outcomes research - including pharmacoeconomics, patient reported outcomes, burden of disease, cost-benefit analysis, quality of life, patient satisfaction " $100,000

Date: 2/1/2018
PhRMA Foundation
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Pharmacy

Award/Grant:  Faculty Development Award
Two years of residency training and two years of clinical experience in a program related to clinical pharmacology; should wish to pursue full time career in clinical pharmacology; must be U.S. citizen or permanent resident Identifies and supports physician-scientists pursuing careers in clinical pharmacology to develop research-oriented faculty who will use molecular, cell, and systems pharmacology to advance human research $240,000

Date: 2/1/2018
Sjogren's Syndrome Foundation
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Autoimmune disease (Sjogren's Syndrome) - characterized by dry eyes and dry mouth

Award/Grant:  Priority funding for biomarkers research
Basic or clinical scientist; physicians should have advanced clinical training in a specialty related to Sjogren's such as rheumatology or ophthalmology Innovative, new projects that inspire new ideas and data to determine if investigator's can take a riskt o pursue a concept that could potentially lead to a major breakthrough in Sjogren's research up to $35,000 per year for 2 years

Date: 2/1/2018