Tag Archive: Grants

Funding Opportunity: Understanding of Cutaneous Neurofibromas


Neurofibromatosis Therapeutic Acceleration Program (NTAP) launched a new research program focused on understanding the pathogenesis of cutaneous neurofibromas.  NTAP (www.n-tap.org) is a philanthropic research entity based at Johns Hopkins University dedicated to the discovery of therapeutics for the peripheral nerve tumors that afflict people with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1).   This research program sets the blueprint for improving therapeutics for these tumors by encouraging research proposals that improve the Understanding of Cutaneous Neurofibromas. The submission deadline for the ‘letter of intent’ is May 12, 2017.  Applicants will be notified by May 31, 2017 if they are invited to submit a full … Continue reading

Funding Opportunity: Mid Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Pilot/Feasibility Grants


The Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC), an NIH-funded center, is soliciting Letters of Intent to apply for pilot and feasibility grants of up to $50,000 (with no more than $5,000 going towards salary support for the PI or Co-I).  Eligibility for a second year of funding will be considered after submission of a progress report and plans for the second year.  Current P/F Awardees wishing to apply for a second year of funding should submit a letter of intent as well. Letters of Intent (LOI) are due Monday, May 1 by 12 p.m. View the Eligibilty and Guidelines document for requirements and complete application … Continue reading

Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation (SPIRiT) Award


The Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation (SPIRiT) is pleased to announce a new funding program that supports pilot research projects representing collaborations between investigators from at least two of the SPIRiT sites. The consortium members include: Johns Hopkins University University of Chicago University of Pennsylvania University of Pittsburgh Washington University in St. Louis Yale University All consortium members are also members of the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program. To be eligible for the award, investigator(s) from each of the participating sites must have a significant, defined role in the research project.  Although the participating investigators may … Continue reading

Funding Opportunity: Nexus Award for Externships in Drug and Device Development


The Drugs, Biologics, Vaccines and Devices Translational Research 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 drugs, biologics, vaccines or device design. 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 on … Continue reading

Funding Opportunity: Johns Hopkins & Kaiser Permanente Research Collaboration Grant


The Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins Medicine Research Collaboration Committee is actively requesting research proposals to foster collaborative research between the two institutions and address complex and intriguing healthcare and clinical questions vexing our health systems.  Specifically, we are looking for research proposals that are aligned with both organizations’ strategies and present opportunities to prove the synergy of the Kaiser Permanente/Johns Hopkins collaboration.  We hope to identify and fund proposals that accomplish seminal research utilizing the unique capabilities that only two such organizations as Kaiser Permanente and Johns Hopkins have. Broadly, the goal is to support collaborative epidemiologic, health services … Continue reading