Clinical Research Training Center (CRTC)

Funding Announcements

This page features a list of current research-related funding announcements.

NIH-Funded Researchers and Post-doctoral Trainees Needed for A Research Study on Professional Decision-making
Participation will require 45-75 minutes of time, and participants will received a  $100.00 check.
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Call for Papers: Special issues on Health Equity of International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
The purpose of this special issue is to highlight the latest interdisciplinary and innovative research, tools, methods and approaches to assess, reduce, and prevent environmentally driven social, racial, and ethnic health disparities.
Deadline: July 31, 2014
For more information: http://www.mdpi.com/journal/ijerph/special_issues/health-disparities


Diabetes Research Center Pilot & Feasibility Awards

  • New faculty members involved in diabetes-related research who have not yet obtained independent funding. Applications from individuals are most likely to be supported by this mechanism.
  • Established investigators involved in diabetes-related research who propose feasibility studies clearly not related to previously supported research.
  • Established investigators not involved in diabetes-related research who propose feasibility studies related to diabetes.
  • Applicants must hold a faculty appointment and be independent investigators. Postdoctoral Fellows or their equivalent are not eligible.

Deadline: August 1, 2014
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Children's Discovery Institute Call for Proposals
The Children's Discover Institute requests applications from all Washington University faculty and postdoctoral trainees for funding mechanisms listed below.

  1. Interdisciplinary Research Initiatives: up to $150,000/yr for up to three years is available for faculty seeking to embark on novel projects in need of initial start-up funding to enable procurement of other independent support. Projects should strive to bring investigators from multiple disciplines together to identify targets for improved diagnosis, prevention, or treatment of a pediatric health problem relevant to the goals of the CDI.
  2. Postdoctoral Fellowships: up to $30,000/yr for up to two years is available for especially promising postdoctoral trainees to complete a research project under the direction of a mentor on an issue relevant to the goals of the CDI.
  3. Educational Initiatives: up to $50,000/yr for up to three years is available for educational activities on child health topics relevant to the goals of the CDI.
  4. Faculty Recruitment/Scholar Awards: $300,000 over five years is available for exceptional new investigators to establish a laboratory and to embark on highly promising pediatric medical research relevant to the goals of the CDI. Nominations for Faculty Recruitment/Scholar Awards may be submitted by any Washington University Department Chair. Department Chairs wishing to submit nominations (i.e. Letters of Intent) for Faculty Scholar/Recruitment Awards must obtain the approval of the CDI Executive and Scientific Directors prior to submission.

Letter of Intent Deadline: August 1, 2014 (5pm, CST)
For more information: https://research.wustl.edu/PGC/Funding/Documents/2015%20Call%20for%20Proposals%20-%20Fall%20Cycle.pdf


DCDC Pilot & Feasibility: Call for Applications and Guidelines
The Diabetic Cardiovascular Disease Center (DCDC) anticipates awarding new Pilot & Feasibility Grants starting 12/1/14 for work focused on cardiovascular complications of diabetes. Translational and clinical projects are encouraged, although basic studies will also be considered. 
Deadline: August 15, 2014
For more information: http://dcdc.wustl.edu/P&F_App_G.html
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Amyloidosis Foundation Grant Program
The Amyloidosis Foundation (AF) is offering funding for two grant programs in an effort to promote interest in amyloid research. The 2014 Junior Research Grant Program supports basic scientific research and translational research. The AF will provide $50,000 for the direct support of the recipient's work in the ward year, which begins Jan. 1, 2015. The 2014 Senior Research program also supports scientific research and translational research, and it will provide $100,000 for the direct support of the recipient's work.
Deadline for both grant programs: August 31, 2014
For more information: http://www.amyloidosis.org/PhysiciansResearchers/grantprogram.html


Children's Tumor Foundation Schwannomatosis Awards
The Children's Tumor Foundation is offering funding for research into Schwannomatosis, the rarest form of neurofibromatosis. The Schwannomatosis Awards will be for up to $75,000 and may be requested for research in any area of relevance to advancing schwannomatosis research in the following priority areas: genetics, cell biology and translational research, and clinical research.
Deadline: September 1, 2014
For more information: http://www.ctf.org/Research/Schwannomatosis-Awards.html


BJHF/ICTS Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program
Town Hall meetings are scheduled at Washington University, Monday, August 4th 11:00am-Noon in CRTC Classroom, and at Saint Louis University, Wednesday, August 6th 4:00-5:00pm in Schwitalla Lecture Hall 1.
Letter of Intent Deadline: September 9, 2014 (5pm, CST)
Application Deadline: October 6, 2014 (5pm, CST)
For more information: http://icts.wustl.edu/icts-researchers/funding/funding-opportunities/bjhf-icts-funding-program
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New DCDC Incubator Program
The Diabetic Cardiovascular Disease Center (DCDC) is initiating an incubator program to assist projects related broadly to diabetes and its complications. We invite you to participate in Discussion Groups designed to facilitate project development and connect investigators in new collaborative efforts. DCDC is dedicating up to $80,000 of its resources in FY15 toward new Seed Funding through this program.
Discussion Groups: Thursday Afternoons July-September.
Deadline: September 15, 2014
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Angelman Syndrome Foundation Joseph E. Wagstaff Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant
The Angelman Syndrome Foundation is funding a grant for research on the clinical and basic science aspects of the Angelman syndrome (AS). The Joseph E. Wagstaff Postdoctoral Fellowship Grant aims to promote AS-related research in a young investigator, support novel or innovative research initiatives, and further support and encourage existing AS-related research. The grant is for $55,000 annually for two years, including $4,000 for educational and scientific expenses.
Deadline: October 1, 2014
For more information: http://www.angelman.org/research/joseph-e-wagstaff-postdoctoral-fellowship/


Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01)
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has issued a funding opportunity announcement for Mentored Research Scientist Development Award (K01). The award aims to provide support and 75 percent "protected time" for an intensive, supervised (mentored) career development experience in occupational health and safety research leading to research independence. The goal of the award is to help ensure the availability of an adequate numbers of highly trained scientists and educators to address occupational safety and health critical issues. Applicants may request a budget for direct costs of up to $100,000 per year, for up to three years of support.
Deadline: October 12, 2014
For more information: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-245.html


Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation Research Grants and Young Clinical Investigator Awards
The Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation (NREF) offers funding for studies in basic, translational, and patient-oriented clinical research for investigators in North America via two neurosurgical research grant programs annually. The NREF Research Fellowship, which provides $40,000 for one year, offers training for neurosurgeons who are preparing for academic careers as clinician investigators. The NREF Young Clinician Investigator Award, which also provides $40,000 for one year, supports junior faculty who are pursuing careers as clinical investigators. Applicants from all neurosurgical areas of focused practice are encouraged.
Deadline: Jan. 15, 2015
For more information: http://www.nref.org/Research%20Grants%20and%20Young%20Clinical%20Investigators.aspx


One-year paid fellowship positions are available with high impact NGOs and government organizations in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, United States and Zambia. 
To view fellowship opportunities, go to http://ghcorps.org/fellows/apply/through-placements/.


NIH R01 Grant Award Early Phase Clinical Trials in Imaging and Image-Guided Interventions (R01)
http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=253109


Private Funding Opportunities:
privatefundingsources.wustl.edu


Washington University Internal Competitions:
internalcompetitions.wustl.edu


National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Research on Autism Spectrum Disorders (R01)
grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-206.html


National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Biomarkers for Diabetes, Digestive, Kidney and Urologic Diseases Using Biosamples from the NIDDK Repository (R01)
grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-13-228.html


The Foundation Directory
https://fconline.foundationcenter.org/?li_message=


American Diabetes Association
www.diabetes.org


Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
www.jdrf.org


American Heart Association
https://research.americanheart.org


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
http://www.rwjf.org/en/grants.html#q/maptype/grants/


Children's Discovery Institute
http://www.childrensdiscovery.org/Grants.aspx


Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology
http://www.mir.wustl.edu/research/


Entrepreneurship Grants

http://crowdfunding.com

http://www.globalgiving.org


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