Research Accelerator and Mentorship Program (RAMP) Grant

The Johns Hopkins Clinical Research Network (JHCRN) announced a new grant funding opportunity to promote inter-institutional research collaborations between Johns Hopkins Medicine and JHCRN affiliated institutions. This grant, Research Accelerator and Mentorship Program, will fund 1 to 3 projects, up to $50,000 over a 12-month period. Proposals including clinical and community-based research, practice-based research, and health services research are encouraged.

Applications are now being requested.  Letters of intent are due by Friday, December 1, 2017 and complete applications are due by Friday, January 19, 2018.  Eligible applicants include Johns Hopkins University faculty and JHCRN affiliate institution staff.  Principal investigators are required to involve a minimum of 1 JHCRN affiliate institution co-investigator.  JHCRN affiliated institutions include: Anne Arundel Medical Center, Inova Health System, Peninsula Regional Medical Center, Reading Health System, and Allegheny Health System.

A webinar to answer Investigator questions regarding eligibility, collaborations and other issues is scheduled for Monday, October 30, 2017 from 3 to 4:00 pm.  The webinar can be accessed here:​.  To join by telephone, dial +1-646-558 8656 or +1-669-900-6833 and enter meeting id 292 548 530.

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For more information, contact Lynne Armiger at 410-912-2860 or