Category Archive: Funding Opportunities

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 […]

SOM Discovery Fund for Synergy & Innovation Awards


The Discovery Innovation Awards are designed to provide seed funding to support bold, innovative projects to enable new scientific directions and achievements of the highest quality and impact. All school of medicine faculty members are eligible for Innovation Awards of one-year funding of up to $50,000. Synergy Awards consist of one-year funding of up to $100,000 granted to research projects led by full-time, tenure track academic faculty. 2017 Awardees 2016 Awardees 2015 Awardees      

2016 Synergy & Innovation Awardees


Synergy Awards Projects Aim To: Develop badly needed minimally invasive screening technology for esophageal cancer and its precursor, Barrett’s esophagus, using DNA methylation as a marker —Steven Meltzer (School of Medicine) and Jeff Wang (Whiting School of Engineering) Evaluate a new sensitive and specific imaging biomarker in diagnosis and prognosis of neonatal hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy — Peiying Liu (School of Medicine) and Andrea Poretti (School of Medicine) Develop an extended release scaffold for the local and sustained delivery of a drug to treat chronic diabetic wounds — Peter Abadir (School of Medicine) and Honggang Cui (Whiting School of Engineering) Validate the roles […]

Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award


The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation has been committed to advancing clinical research for many years. Their review of the data has led them to the position that short term support for clinical researchers facing extra professional demands could help them stay on a clinical investigation career track. With funding from the foundation and the School of Medicine, the Johns Hopkins Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award aims to provide financial and mentoring resources for up to eighteen months to junior physician scientists who are working to maintain productivity during periods of significant extra professional responsibilities – childcare, elder care, family […]

Fisher Center Discovery Program Grant 2017


The Fisher Center Discovery Program (FCDP) is currently accepting applications for the 2017 grant year.

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 […]

Fiscal Year 2015 Nexus Award Information


**RFA deadline has passed.** The Behavioral, Social and Systems Science Nexus Award program has been designed to provide awardees with the funds required to work with an analyst in the Center for Clinical Data Analysis. The Center for Clinical Data Analysis (CCDA) assists the Johns Hopkins clinical research community with access to institutional data. The CCDA is staffed by data experts who have access to most Johns Hopkins Medicine institutional data sources, and who have the skills and training needed to extract data on behalf of researchers. Examples of potential projects funded by this award include but are not limited […]

2015-2016 Synergy & Innovation Awardees


A Device for Magnetic Stimulation of the Vestibular System – David Zee (SOM) & Michael Schubert (SOM) & Collin Broholm (KSAS) & Daniel Reich (KSAS) A Thymic Hybrid to Control Transplant Rejection –Giorgio Raimondi (SOM) & Yoon Young Jang (SOM) Designing Chimeric Voltage-Gated Sodium/Potassium Ion Channels – Albert Lau (SOM) & Frank Bosmans (SOM) High Dose Intra-Arterial Chemotherapy of Brain Tumors Followed by Repair of Brain Damage by Stem Cells – Piotr Walczak (SOM) & Monica Pearl (SOM) Inhibition of the cGAS-STING Pathway by Zinc Finger Protein ZFAND6 Plays an Important Role in Cytomegalovirus Sensing – Ravit Boger (SOM) & […]

Nexus Award Recipients


The Translational Research Communities (TRCs), part of the Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) are pleased to announce the recipients of the first Nexus Awards.  This intensive pilot grant program aims to bridge research gaps and help investigators advance projects and technologies along the translational pathway.  These awards will be the nexus, or key facilitator, which will propel investigators forward.   They span twelve months and fund up to $100,000.   Each TRC will release one award per year, each with individual foci and aims.   Nexus Award Recipient of the Nexus Award for Innovations in Drug Delivery – Drugs, Biologics, […]

Nexus Awards-Translational Research Communities


Updated 11/30/17 Unfortunately, we are not able to grant Nexus Awards for fiscal year 2018.  We expect to distribute the request for applications in fiscal year 2019.

Johns Hopkins Community Health Partnership (J-CHiP)


Johns Hopkins University — in partnership with Johns Hopkins Health System and its hospitals, community clinics and other affiliates; the Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute; Priority Partners MCO; Baltimore Medical System, a Federally Qualified Health Center; and local skilled nursing facilities