Category Archive: 2017 Funding

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

Inaugural School of Medicine Discovery Fund Symposium


Dear Colleagues: The School of Medicine Discovery Fund, which has supported 34 projects over the past 2 years, provides important resources for highly creative discovery and new opportunities for synergy and collaboration.  A Symposium to celebrate the progress and accomplishments of teams supported in the first year of this program will be held on April 8 from 2-5 pm in Chevy Chase Auditorium.  Nine research teams will present 10 minute abstracts on their progress to date. After the presentations conclude we will have a social hour to celebrate the Discovery Fund Pilot Program, and to provide additional opportunities to network … Continue reading