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June 7, 2022 Research Bulletin

Volume 3, Issue 11

Featured Funding Opportunities

NIH Funding Announcements

NIH funding opportunities and notices are presented weekly. Please see the current and past updates below.

Limited Funding Opportunities

Please take a moment to visit and bookmark the newly launched website featuring limited funding opportunities.

To submit a proposal for these opportunities:

Interested candidates must send a one-page summary of their research proposal and their biosketch in pdf format via the Limited Submission Portal.

DOS Accelerating Women's Empowerment in Energy

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: June 10, 2022
  • Sponsor Deadline: July 6, 2022

DHHS Centers for AIDS Research

  • Materials due to Internal Review Committee: June 7, 2022
  • Sponsor Deadline: August 11, 2022

Just Released

Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22) funding opportunities and pre-announcements for the Department of Defense (DoD) programs managed by the office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) are below. 

CDMRP understands that applicants continue to be impacted by COVID-19. Submission deadlines for pre-applications and full applications will incorporate the maximum time that is feasible for each FY22 program.   

FY22 Pre-announcement released:

Breast Cancer Research Program

  • Breakthrough Award Levels 1 and 2
  • Breakthrough Award Level 3
  • Breakthrough Award Level 4
  • Era of Hope Scholar Award
  • Innovator Award
FY22 Funding Opportunities released:

Breast Cancer Research Program

  • Transformative Breast Cancer Consortium Award

Chronic Pain Management Research Program

  • Clinical Exploration Award
  • Investigator Initiated Research Award
  • Translational Research Award

Military Burn Research Program

  • Clinical Translational Research Award
  • Technology/Therapeutic Development Award

Special Announcements

St. Baldrick’s Foundation is inviting institutions to submit one application for a pediatric oncology fellowship award. For Fellowship Awards, a program/institution is defined by the institution’s American Board of Pediatrics approved fellowship program in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 

Fellowships are granted for two (2) years of pediatric oncology fellowship training, with an opportunity for one (1) additional year of funding based upon need, significant accomplishment, and approved application.   

Basic Requirements

  • Applicants should hold an M.D. or D.O. degree by the date the grant becomes effective. 
  • Applicants must be employed by an academic or non-profit research institution or laboratory.
  • Applicant should be in their 2nd or 3rd year of pediatric oncology fellowship at the LOI due date. 
  • Applicants may not hold an appointment of assistant professor or above. 
  • Applicants must have a fellowship mentor who provides supervision, facilities, and research support at an American Board of Pediatrics approved fellowship program in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology. 

Institutions may submit only one (1) new fellowship application per year. If you would like to be considered for this funding opportunity, please submit your submission for the internal review process by 5pm on June 17, 2022

For additional questions please contact Michaela Montour.

SPARK|Reach Webinar Series

Learn the tools needed to translate research discoveries into patient impact at SPARK webinars. 

Date: June 22, 4 – 6 pm
Title:  Effective Boards – Forming and Managing your Best Board
Description: This session will describe the challenges and opportunities of forming and managing a board for a start up or growth company, and the need for diversity on the board to achieve results.
Presenter: Barbara T. Bauer, Executive Director of Boardbound by the Women’s Leadership Foundation 

See the full schedule of webinars and register on the SPARK events page.

Metabolic Imaging Workshop

We are pleased to announce the first “Metabolic Imaging Workshop” hosted by the Colorado Nutrition and Obesity Research Center (NORC) and the Colorado Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CCTSI).   

This workshop will provide a broad overview on state-of-the-art metabolic imaging modalities and protocols including PET/CT, PET/MRI, MRI/MRS, QCT, DXA, and ultrasound.

  • July 11-12, 2022

For questions, please contact the workshop directors, Dr. Ed Melanson and Dr. Natalie Serkova.

Peter J. Culshaw Family Junior Investigator Award in Type 1 Diabetes Research 2022 Request for Applications

The Peter J. Culshaw Family Junior Investigator Award is intended to support a promising young investigator developing novel ideas in type 1 diabetes. 

This program will provide $50,000 a year for two years (renewable for a third year if adequate progress is demonstrated) to support development of research ideas and preparation to compete for external funding.

  • Letter of Intent due: July 15, 2022 
  • Application submission due: August 1, 2022

For application questions please contact Alejandro Cervantes-Koerselman.

The CCTSI CO-Mentor program is now accepting applications for review. CO-Mentor is an integrated series of four workshops designed to enhance the career development experience for a mentor/mentee pair.     

Evidence-based strategies are used to teach mentor/mentee pairs the skills they need to get the most out of their mentoring relationships.     

Topics include: career mapping and creating a career development plan, setting goals, CV building, establishing the mentor/mentee relationship, and writing effective mentor letters.     

The dates for next year's workshops are: 

  • October 7, 2022
  • December 2, 2022
  • January 20, 2023
  • March 3, 2023

Additional information about the program, including past participants and a link to apply, can be found on the CO-Mentor website

Please contact Greg Austin, MD, MPH for questions about the program.

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