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Large Grant Opportunities

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FY2021 Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellowship Friday, July 10, 2020 - This FOA seeks distinguished researchers for the purpose of conducting innovative basic research in areas of interest to the DoD and fostering long-term relationships between the VBFF Fellows and the DoD.
Tobacco Use and HIV in Low and Middle-Income Countries (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, July 10, 2020 - This FOA supports the development and evaluation of tobacco cessation interventions tailored to HIV-positive populations, including those with comorbidities such as tuberculosis (TB), in low-resource settings in low- and middle-income countries.
Limited Submission: Continuation of the Human Pancreas Analysis Program (HPAP) for Type 1 Diabetes (HPAP-T1D) (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, July 10, 2020 - This FOA will support one team of investigators with combined expertise in human pancreas physiology and pathophysiology; collection, processing and multimodal analysis of human pancreatic tissues; and biological database building, curation and management.
Network of the National Library of Medicine Evaluation Center (U24) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Monday, July 6, 2020 - The NNLM Evaluation Center (NEC) will coordinate the assessment of the impact, efficacy and value of NNLM activities, services, and resources. A special focus will be placed on assessing community engagement and measuring its impact on persons who experience health disparities, and populations underrepresented in biomedical research.
Technical Assistance and Dissemination to Improve Services and Results for Children with Disabilities and Demonstration and Training Programs Monday, July 6, 2020 - The purpose of the program is to promote academic achievement and to improve results for children with disabilities by providing TA, supporting model demonstration projects, disseminating useful information, and implementing activities that are supported by scientifically based research.
Pediatric Biospecimen Procurement Center (BPC) Supporting the Developmental Gene Expression (dGTEx) Project (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Monday, July 6, 2020 - The purpose of this funding opportunity is for support of a Biospecimen Procurement Center (BPC) to enroll suitable pediatric donors and provide high quality tissue samples for analyses to the Laboratory, Data Analysis, and Coordinating Center.
Laboratory, Data Analysis, and Coordinating Center (LDACC) for the Developmental Genotype-Tissue Expression Project(U24) (Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Monday, July 6, 2020 - The LDACC will perform 2 major functions: a molecular laboratory to process tissue samples for sequencing and biobanking, and a data analysis and coordinating center to ensure coordination, monitor study progress and laboratory performance, perform basic analysis of data for gene expression analyses, and harmonize and submit datasets to be deposited in repositories such as the AnVIL (Analysis, Visualization, and Informatics Lab-space).
NIH: Hybrid Effectiveness-Implementation Trials for Heart, Lung, Blood, and Sleep Diseases in the Inpatient Setting (U01 – Clinical Trials Required) Friday, June 19, 2020 - This FOA supports hybrid effectiveness-implementation trials for heart, lung, blood, and sleep (HLBS) diseases in the inpatient setting and applications that propose a multidisciplinary research team that includes expertise in inpatient clinical research, implementation research, and biostatistics.
NIH: NIDA Avant-Garde Award Program for HIV/AIDS and Substance Use Disorder Research (DP1, Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, June 5, 2020 - Supports exceptionally creative scientists, who propose high-impact research that will open new areas of HIV/AIDS research in the context of substance use disorders and/or lead to new avenues for prevention and treatment of HIV/AIDS in people who use drugs.
NIH: Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required) Friday, June 5, 2020 - Seeks meritorious clinical trials proposing to explore and enable the development of safe and effective regenerative medicine interventions using adult stem cells.
DoD Peer Reviewed Alzheimer’s, Accelerating Diagnostics for Traumatic Brain Injury Research Award Friday, May 22, 2020 - Supports high-impact, human-based development of robust diagnostic and/or prognostic biomarkers for chronic TBI as they pertain to AD/ADRD.
NIH: Natural Product Multi-Site Clinical Trial Data Coordinating Center (Collaborative U24 Clinical Trial Required); Clinical Coordinating Center for NCCIH Multi-Site Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials of Natural Products (Collaborative UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required) Friday, May 22, 2020 - These FOAs encourage applications for a collaborating Data Coordinating Center application that accompanies an investigator-initiated multi-site clinical trial application to study the effects of natural products in NCCIH designated areas of high research priority.
NIH: Single Cell Opioid Responses in the Context of HIV (SCORCH) Program Expansion: CNS Data Generation for Chronic Opioid, Methamphetamine, and/or Cocaine Exposures (U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, May 15, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to support generation of single cell RNA-sequencing datasets for at least one brain region relevant to persistent HIV infection and opioid, cocaine and/or methamphetamine use disorder.
NSF: Discovery Research PreK-12 (DRK-12) Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - This program seeks to significantly enhance the learning and teaching of science, technology, engineering, mathematics and computer science by preK-12 students and teachers.
NIH: Coordinating Unit to Support the Kidney, Urology and Hematology (KUH) Innovative Science Accelerator Program (ISAC-CU) (U24 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, May 8, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to establish a Coordinating Unit to support the Kidney, Urology and Hematology Innovative Science Accelerator Program.
NIH: Implementation Research to Improve Case Finding, Cascade Screening, and Treatment for Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) (R61/R33 Clinical Trial Required) Friday, April 17, 2020 - The goal of this program is to support applications that develop and test innovative strategies for accelerating the uptake and sustainment of evidence-based detection, diagnosis, and treatment of adults with familial hypercholesterolemia (FH).
NIH: New Informatics Tools and Methods to Enhance U.S. Cancer Surveillance Research (U01 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, April 17, 2020 - The goal of this FOA is to advance surveillance science by supporting the development of new and innovative tools and methods for more efficient, detailed, timely, and accurate data collection by cancer registries.
PCORI funding announcement opening moved to cycle 3 Friday, March 27, 2020 - PCORI funding announcement opening moves to June 9.
Limited Submission: Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (U19 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, March 27, 2020 - The purpose of this FOA is to invite applications from single institutions or consortia of institutions to participate in the Asthma and Allergic Diseases Cooperative Research Centers (AADCRC) program.
NIH: National Cooperative Drug/Device Discovery/Development Groups (NCDDG) for the Treatment of Mental or Substance Use Disorders or Alcohol Disorder (U19 Clinical Trial Optional) Friday, February 28, 2020 - This FOA encourages applications to advance the discovery, preclinical development, and proof of concept testing of new, rationally based candidate agents and neurostimulation approaches to treat mental disorders, substance use disorders or alcohol use disorders, and to develop novel ligands and circuit-engagement devices as tools to further characterize existing or to validate new drug/device targets.
NIH: Network for Identification, Evaluation, and Tracking of Older Persons with Superior Cognitive Performance for Their Chronological Age (U19 Clinical Trial Not Allowed) Friday, February 21, 2020 - This FOA invites applications to establish a network to identify, evaluate, track, and conduct research across multiple sites on older adults with superior cognitive performance for their age.
NEH: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants Friday, November 1, 2019 - These Grants support innovative, experimental, and/or computationally challenging projects at different stages throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and sustainability.
NEH: Digital Humanities Advancement Grants Wednesday, April 24, 2019 - DHAG supports digital projects at different stages throughout their lifecycles, from early start-up phases through implementation and sustainability.
NSF: Sustained Availability of Biological Infrastructure Monday, April 1, 2019 - The SABI supports the continued operation of extant infrastructure that will advance basic biological research.