Apply for a Seed Grant for Research on Sex and Gender Differences by February 21

Sponsored by the Johns Hopkins Specialized Center of Research Excellence (SCORE) in Sex and Age Differences in Immunity to Influenza (SADII) & The Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine 

Deadline Extended to Friday, February 21, 2020

This grant aims to promote basic, translational, clinical, population health and social science research on sex and gender differences in the immune system and its function and to facilitate the research careers of junior faculty on these topics across Johns Hopkins University.

The Johns Hopkins Specialized Center for Research Excellence (SCORE) in Sex and Age Differences in Immunity to Influenza (SADII) in collaboration with the Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine plans to fund 2 seed grants of $50,000 each to enable junior faculty to conduct research using a variety of methods related to sex and gender differences and the intersection of sex and gender.

Areas of research must broadly involve the immune system or inflammatory conditions and could include, but are not limited to, aging, allergy, asthma, cancer, inflammatory diseases of diverse tissues and health conditions, autoimmunity, intersectionality, infectious diseases, pregnancy, and vaccinology. 

For more information, contact Dr. Sabra Klein at or Dr. Wendy Bennett at



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