Category Archive: Funding Opportunities

NCATS Funding Opportunity: CTSA Program Coordination Center


NCATS is committing up to $4 million in fiscal year 2017 to fund a coordination center to support Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program activities. The CTSA Program supports an innovative national network of medical research institutions — called “hubs” — that work together to improve the translational research process to get more treatments to more patients more quickly. CTSA Program hubs collaborate locally and regionally to catalyze innovation in training, research tools and processes. The coordination center will facilitate development, testing and implementation of innovative approaches to: Collect and manage data to gauge and improve the impact of CTSA Program … Continue reading

Roybal Center Pilot Project


The Johns Hopkins Roybal Center (JHRC) is funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to support the translation of behavioral and social sciences research into applied practices and programs for older adults.  The theme of the JHRC is to support research aimed at strengthening informal support resources of older adults, and, when feasible, to do so using innovative methodological advances. “Informal support resources” can be conceptualized in a number of ways including the quantity and quality of one’s social contacts, the quality of support provided within existing caregiving relationships or networks, the coordination of family caregiving with more formal … Continue reading

Research Accelerator and Mentorship Program (RAMP Grant)


The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network (JHCRN) is sponsoring a new grant funding opportunity to promote inter-institutional research collaborations between Johns Hopkins Medicine and JHCRN-affiliated institutions. This grant, Research Accelerator and Mentorship Program, will fund one to three projects up to $50,000 over a 12-month period. Proposals including clinical and community-based research, practice-based research and health services research are encouraged. Applications are now being requested.  Letters of intent are due by December 30, 2016 and complete applications are due by January 15, 2017.  Eligible applicants include Johns Hopkins University faculty and JHCRN affiliate institution staff.  Principal investigators are required to involve a minimum of one … Continue reading

2016 Nexus Award Information


The Biomarkers and Diagnostic Testing Community of the Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is accepting applications for their Nexus Award Program.  The award strives to improve the research environment and career satisfaction of faculty by providing funds to investigators engaged in biomarker or diagnostic testing discovery and evaluation, including imaging research.  It is designed for investigators who wish to engage in short immersion experiences with colleagues at other academic research centers or industry partners. The award provides up to $25,000 including a maximum of $5,000 in travel, $200/day in support or replacement salary support. Applications are due … Continue reading

Funding Opportunity: Roybal Center Pilot Project


The Johns Hopkins Roybal Center (JHRC) is funded by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) to support the translation of behavioral and social sciences research into applied practices and programs for older adults.  The theme of the JHRC is to support research aimed at strengthening informal support resources of older adults, and, when feasible, to do so using innovative methodological advances. “Informal support resources” can be conceptualized in a number of ways including the quantity and quality of one’s social contacts, the quality of support provided within existing caregiving relationships or networks, the coordination of family caregiving with more formal … Continue reading