New This Week (05/18/15)

The following is a list of “new” federal and non-federal funding opportunities that have just been announced in the last week:

New Funding Opportunities for the Week of 05/18/15

*New – Harvard Ipsen Research Alliance

Closing Date: June 15, 2015

Ipsen and the Harvard Office of Technology Development are pleased to announce a Research Alliance aimed at supporting new research projects in the areas of neuroendocrine tumors, neuromuscular disorders, and platform technologies related to toxins and peptides.  OTD is pleased to share this Request for Proposals, seeking proposals for research projects, aimed at the validation of novel drug targets, discovery and early development of compounds that ideally consist of peptides or toxins, or technologies related to these two platforms.

Funding per project is anticipated to be up to $750,000/year (including all indirect costs) with a period of performance of up to 3 years, based on the specific research plan, for a total funding amount of up to $2,250,000.

We recommend that you reach out to your OTD contact to discuss your idea for a proposal prior to preparing (or submitting).  All proposals should be sent via email to otd@harvard.edu by June 15, 2015 Please make it clear in the subject heading of these emails that this is for submission to the Harvard Ipsen Research Alliance.

National Institutes of Health

*New – LIMITED SUBMISSION – NIH: NIMHD Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities Research Focused on Precision Medicine (U54)
Closing Date: September 18, 2015
If you are interested in applying for this award, please submit a brief notice of intent including your name and department to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (kcoleman@hsph.harvard.edu) as soon as possible but no later than June 8, 2015.  Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition will need to be held.

*New – LIMITED SUBMISSION – NIH: Advancing Health Disparities Interventions Through Community-Based Participatory Research (U01)
Closing Date: August 4, 2015
If you are interested in applying for this award, please submit a brief notice of intent including your name and department to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (kcoleman@hsph.harvard.edu) as soon as possible but no later than June 8,2015.  Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition will need to be held.

*New – LIMITED SUBMISSION – NIH: Building Population Health Research Capacity in the U.S. Affiliated Pacific Islands (U24)
Closing Date: December 10, 2015
If you are interested in applying for this award, please submit a brief notice of intent including your name and department to the Office of Research Strategy and Development (kcoleman@hsph.harvard.edu) as soon as possible but no later than June 19, 2015.  Based on the number of notices received, we will determine whether an internal competition will need to be held.

*New – NIH: Translational Research to Improve Outcomes in Kidney Diseases (R18)
Closing Date: November 18, 2015

*New – NIH: Behavioral Interventions to Prevent HIV in Diverse Adolescent Men Who Have Sex with Men (U01)
Closing Date: January 16, 2016

*New – NIH: Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Network Recruitment Innovation Centers (RICs)(U24)
Closing Date: July 23, 2015

*New – NIH: Evaluating Quality Metrics for Risk-Based Surveillance of Drug Manufacturing Operations and Facilities (U01)
Closing Date: July 3, 2015

*New – NIH: Development of Measures of Fatigability in Older Adults (R21)
Closing Date: October 2, 2015

*New – NIH: Provocative Questions in Cancer with an Underlying HIV Infection (R21)
Closing Date: August 19, 2016

*New – NIH: Provocative Questions (PQ) Initiative; Cancer with an Underlying HIV Infection (R01)
Closing Date: August 19, 2016

*New – NIH: National Centers for Translational Research in Reproduction and Infertility (P50)
Closing Date: November 13, 2015

*New – NIH: Conference Grants to Advance Collaborative Research on Aging Biology (R13)
Closing Date: May 8, 2018

*New – NIH: The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (R01)
Closing Date: September 8, 2018

*New – NIH: The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (R03)
Closing Date: September 18, 2018

*New – NIH: Assay Validation For High Quality Markers For NCI-Supported Clinical Trials (Admin Supp)
Closing Date: July 9, 2018

*New – NIH: The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (R15)

Closing Date: September 8, 2018

*New – NIH: The Health of Sexual and Gender Minority (SGM) Populations (R21)
Closing Date: May 8, 2018

*New – Discovery of the Genetic Basis of Structural Birth Defects and of Childhood Cancers: Gabriella Miller Kids First Pediatric Research Program (X01)
Closing Date: July 28, 2015

*New – NIH: Administrative Supplements for Research on Dietary Supplements (Admin Supp)
Closing Date: April 16, 2016

*New – NIH: NINDS Faculty Development Award to Promote Diversity in Neuroscience Research (K01)
Closing Date: September 8, 2018

*New – NIH: Human Studies to Evaluate Promising Medications to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder (R01)
Closing Date: May 8, 2018

*New – NIH: Human Studies to Evaluate Promising Medications to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder (R21)
Closing Date: May 8, 2018

*New – Human Studies to Evaluate Promising Medications to Treat Alcohol Use Disorder (R03)
Closing Date: May 8, 2018

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

*New – CDC: Global Health Security Partner Engagement: Expanding Efforts and Strategies to Protect and Improve Public Health Globally
Closing Date: June 5, 2015

*New – CDC: Developing professional training programs to increase capacity for effective global health response to humanitarian emergencies
Closing Date: June 5, 2015

*New – CDC: Strengthening Applied Epidemiology and Sustainable International Public Health Capacity through the Field Epidemiology Training Programs
Closing Date: July 6, 2015