Tag Archive: Awards

2019 Doris Duke Awardees

This award provides financial and mentoring resources for one to two years to junior physician scientists working to have a productive career while also facing significant extra-professional care-giving demands. The awardees are: Project: “Development of a Novel Parent Activation Intervention to Address Early Obesity and Lifetime Cardiovascular Disease Risk among Low-income Racial/Ethnic Minority Preschoolers” Mentor: Lisa A. Cooper, MD, MPH         Project:“Novel Biomarkers and Pain Phenotypes in Trigeminal Neuralgia” Mentors: Srinivasa Raja, MD; Michael Lim, MD; Claudia Campbell, PhD; Seena Ajit, PhD                 Project: “Harnessing health information technology to engage […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Disorder Pilot Projects


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.

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).