Funding Opportunities

 

 

Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot Program (ATIP)

A focused funding program designed to start or facilitate new, translationally oriented research projects.

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Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award

Aims to provide financial and mentoring resources for up to eighteen months to junior physician scientists.

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Nexus Awards

Focuses on bridging research gaps in the field and help investigators advance projects and technologies along the translational pathway.

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Research Accelerator and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Grant

Promotes inter-institutional research collaborations between Johns Hopkins Medicine and JHCRN affiliated institutions.

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Research Development Team (RDT) Funding Opportunities

Promotes and encourages collaborative research across disciplines, schools and institutions.

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Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation (SPIRiT) Award

Supports pilot research projects representing collaborations between investigators from at least two of the SPIRiT sites.

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SOM Discovery Fund for Synergy & Innovation Awards

Designed to provide seed funding to support bold, innovative projects to enable new scientific directions and achievements of the highest quality and impact.

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NCATS ASPIRE Design Challenge Submissions due May 31

The NCATS ASPIRE Design Challenges are designed to advance innovative and catalytic approaches towards solving the opioid crisis by developing “A Specialized Platform for Innovative Research Exploration” (ASPIRE) to aid in the discovery and development of novel and effective treatments, while at the same time making the process faster and more cost-effective. The NCATS ASPIRE Design Challenges are part of the of the NIH’s Helping to End Addiction Long-term (HEAL) initiative to speed scientific solutions to the national opioid public health crisis. The NIH HEAL Initiative will bolster research across NIH to (1) improve treatment for opioid misuse and addiction and (2) enhance pain … Continue reading

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2017 Synergy & Innovation Awardees

Innovation Awards Pilot study of a novel, low-cost, wearable sensor to measure dehydration after acute stroke Dehydration is common after a stroke and there is increasing evidence that patients who are dehydrated have worse outcomes. Mona Bahouth is working on a wearable sensor that can monitor hydration levels and help patients actively rehydrate even after they leave the hospital.      Characterization of novel cell populations in the synovial joint By sequencing RNAs from single cells isolated from mouse knees, Patrick Cahan has identified what looks like stem cells with different potentials for tissue regeneration and repair. Further characterization of these cells could lead … Continue reading

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Apply for NCATS SBIR and STTR Funding

          If you are an academic researcher or small business looking to commercialize your biotech innovation, consider applying for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs supported by NCATS. The deadline for applications for the Omnibus Solicitation is Apr. 5, 2019, 5:00 p.m. local time. ·    SBIR: PA-18-574 ·    STTR: PA-18-575 Small businesses and research organizations involved in commercializing innovative medical technologies are encouraged to apply. NCATS is particularly interested in applications that address research areas relevant to any stage of translation, from target validation through pre-clinical and clinical evaluation, to intervention … Continue reading

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NCATS Seeks Proposals to Collaborate on NIH HEAL-Related Funding

          NCATS is accepting pre-proposals to collaborate with the Center’s intramural scientists to advance promising compounds, drug candidates, and human cell-based models for pain, addiction, and overdose through pre-clinical development. The research collaborations are part of the NIH HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term℠) Initiative. Pre-proposals will be accepted on a rolling basis. The first pre-proposal deadline is March 18, with full proposals due on April 22. View the announcement to learn more. Learn more about NCATS Translational Research Collaboration Opportunities through NIH HEAL.

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Louis B. Thalheimer Fund for Translational Research

Applications due March 15, 2019 As part of its effort to provide a continuum of funding to inventors across the University desiring to advance discoveries on a commercial path, Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV) is requesting proposals for translational funding.

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Deadline Extended: Seed Grants for Research on Sex/Gender Differences in Immunology Due April 1

Johns Hopkins Specialized Center of Research Excellence in Sex Differences & The Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine Request for Applications (RFA) Deadline extended to Monday, April 1, 2019

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Limited Submission Funding Opportunities Feb 11

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research (VPR) is pleased to announce the following Limited Submission opportunities available to the Johns Hopkins University community.

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Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program

Application deadline: Apr. 5, 2019, 5:00 p.m. local time NCATS invites small businesses and academic researchers to apply for the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs.

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Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorder Pilot Projects

REQUEST FOR PILOT RESEARCH PROPOSALS

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Johns Hopkins Alacrity Center Pilot Grant Program

Concept Notes Deadline Monday, February 25 The ALACRITY Center for Health and Longevity in Mental Illness is dedicated to improving physical health and reducing premature mortality among people with serious mental illness.

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Mid-Atlantic Nutrition Obesity Research Center (NORC) Pilot and Feasibility Program

  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). 

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NIH HEAL-Related Funding Opportunities

          NCATS is supporting three new funding opportunities and a prize challenge through the NIH HEAL (Helping to End Addiction Long-term℠) Initiative.

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NCATS Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Funding

The deadline to apply for 2018 Omnibus Solicitation funding though NCATS’ Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs is Jan. 7, 2019, 5:00 p.m. local time.

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Apply for the NCI SPRINT Program

        The National Cancer Institute (NCI)’s Speeding Research-tested INTerventions (SPRINT) program is designed to foster an innovation ecosystem for interventionists by providing real-world, hands-on training on how to transform innovations in cancer control into market-ready products and services.

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Applications Now Being Accepted to the Francis S. Collins Scholars Program

The Francis S. Collins Scholars Program in Neurofibromatosis Clinical and Translational Research is a key initiative of the Neurofibromatosis Therapeutic Acceleration Program (NTAP) at Johns Hopkins.

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Apply for Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation (SPIRiT) Award

The Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation (SPIRiT) program 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.

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Apply for the Research Accelerator and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Grant

The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network (JHCRN) is sponsoring a grant to promote inter-institutional research collaborations between Johns Hopkins Medicine and JHCRN affiliated institutions.

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Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation (SPIRiT) Award

The Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation (SPIRiT) has funding program that supports pilot research projects representing collaborations between investigators from at least two of the SPIRiT sites.

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2018 Doris Duke Awardees

The Johns Hopkins Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is proud to announce the selection of another four promising young faculty members for the second cohort of Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award recipients.

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Research Accelerator and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Grant

The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network (JHCRN) is sponsoring a grant to promote inter-institutional research collaborations between Johns Hopkins Medicine and JHCRN affiliated institutions.

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Under Armour Women’s Health & Breast Cancer Innovation Grant

The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center (SKCCC) at Johns Hopkins and Under Armour are pleased to announce a continuation of the funding opportunity for Innovation Grants.

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2017 Doris Duke Awardees

Congratulations to the Recipients Announced for 2017 Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Awards including ICTR researchers Raquel Greer, MD, MHS; Jin Hui Joo, MD, MA; and Julie Paik, MD, MHS

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Fiscal Year 2017 Nexus Award Information

RFA deadline has passed.

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2017 ATIP Application Information

The Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot (ATIP) program is milestone-driven and provides up to $100,000 over twelve months in targeted funding.

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2016 ATIP Application Information

February 1, 2016 The Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot (ATIP) program is milestone-driven and provides up to $100,000 over twelve months in targeted funding.  It also provides project management for faculty conducting translational research projects. The ICTR is now requesting applications with a deadline for submission by 11:59 pm Wednesday, March 2, 2016.  Any Johns Hopkins University faculty member interested in starting a translational project is eligible to apply, however awarded PIs may not apply for a new ATIP project within the twenty-four months following receipt of their initial award funds.  Grants are for up to $100,000 in direct costs and may not be used for … Continue reading

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Fiscal Year 2016 Nexus Award Information

**RFA deadline has passed.** 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 … Continue reading

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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      

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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 … Continue reading

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Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award

Applications for the Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award are due by 5 p.m. on May 6, 2019. PRINT ANNOUNCEMENT 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 … Continue reading

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Fisher Center Discovery Program Grant 2017

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

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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 … Continue reading

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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) & … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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.

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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

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Complete List of ATIP Recipients

Round 13 Valsamo Anagnostou, MD, PhD “Development of an Immunogenomic Liquid Molecular Assay of Response to Immune Checkpoint Blockade in Non-small Cell Lung Cancer” Yong Du, PhD “PET Imaging of Cannabinoid 2 Receptors in Health with [11C] MDTC” Christopher Gamper, MD, PhD “A Phase I Trial of Regadenoson in Acute Graft Versus Host Disease” Richard Redett, MD “Virtual Surgical Planning for the Fabrication of Sequential Naso-Alveolar Molding Appliances for the Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate: The Hopkins Cleft Lip Protocol” Round 12 Ernest Graham, MD “Optoacoustic Intrapartum Fetal Brain Monitoring for Prevention of Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy” Sanjay Jain, MD “Sweet … Continue reading

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Funding Opportunities

    Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot Program (ATIP) A focused funding program designed to start or facilitate new, translationally oriented research projects. Read more Doris Duke Early Clinician Investigator Award Aims to provide financial and mentoring resources for up to eighteen months to junior physician scientists. Read more Nexus Awards Focuses on bridging research gaps in the field and help investigators advance projects and technologies along the translational pathway. Read more Research Accelerator and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Grant Promotes inter-institutional research collaborations between Johns Hopkins Medicine and JHCRN affiliated institutions. Read more Research Development Team (RDT) Funding Opportunities Promotes and … Continue reading

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Accelerated Translational Incubator Pilot Program (ATIP)

ATIP is a focused funding program designed to start or facilitate new, translationally oriented research projects by clinical and non-clinical faculty at Johns Hopkins University. It provides reasonable funds to initiate, implement, and complete early or mid-stage projects designed to aid in the development of new therapies, devices, or approaches to clinical research. The program employs a milestonedriven approach that requires collaboration among the clinicians and scientists necessary to complete projects. This program anticipates that funded projects will, within the strict 12-month funding period, produce tangible results that will lead to the next stage of development. Research Navigators are assigned … Continue reading

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Requesting an ICTR Letter of Support

To request a letter of support, sign in below with your JHED ID, then select the specific ICTR services, centers, or other resources you would like to use to support your study. Please note that this “Letter of Support” request does not substitute for the actual application or request process required to use the indicated resources, nor does it require ICTR to provide the indicated services.   Submit Your Request    

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