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The Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation has invited the University of Pittsburgh to nominate two investigators for the 2015 Mallinckrodt Scholar Award. The award provides $100,000 per year in direct costs for four years to support biomedical res [...] be sent to Dr. Broido c/o Ms. Selena Crawford,

Internal deadline: Noon, Thursday, November 6, 2014

Foundation deadline for full applications: Thursday, January 15, 2015

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Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program    11286

The University of Pittsburgh has been invited to nominate one investigator for the Rita Allen Foundation Scholars Program ( The Scholar Award provides up to $110,000 in direct cost [...]>

Internal deadline: Monday, November 10, 2014, 4:00 pm.

Letter of Intent Deadline to Foundation: Friday, December 12, 2014.

Application Deadline to Foundation: Friday, January 23, 2015.
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Brain Research Foundation Seed Grant Program    11285

The Brain Research Foundation has invited the University of Pittsburgh to nominate two faculty members for the 2015 Seed Grant Program. “The objective of the BRF Seed Grant Program is to support new and innovative projects, especially those of ju [...] ator’s department chair, division chief, or institute director.

Preliminary information due (internal process): 10:00 am, Friday, November 14, 2014.

Letters of Intent due to Foundation: 4:00 pm PST, Thursday, January 8, 2015.
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The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) is soliciting applications for the 2015 Clinical Scientist Development Award. The purpose of this award “is to provide grants to junior physician-scientists to facilitate their transition to independen [...] the 2015 competition. Pre-proposals are due no later than 3:00 pm EDT October 31, 2014. By December 22, 2014, up to 50 applicants will be invited to submit full proposals. Full proposals will be due on February 24, 2015, 3:00 p.m. EST.

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Allen Distinguished Investigators Program (ADI) (Internal limited submission competition)   11268

The University of Pittsburgh is invited to submit up to TWO proposals for the Paul G. Allen Family Foundation. (ADI Program) For more specific details, refer to the guidelines at
Internal Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 01, 2014       
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Burroughs Wellcome Fund Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases    11264

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund has announced a program to “support accomplished investigators at the assistant professor level to study pathogenesis, with a focus on the interplay between human and microbial biology, shedding light on how human and [...] , a letter of recommendation from the nominee’s department chair/dean should be included.

Internal expression of interest: noon, Monday, September 29
Selected applications due to the Foundation: 4:00 pm, Monday, November 3, 2014

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Hubs of Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) – Research (U01)/Research Training (U2R)    11212

Please see the following for information regarding only one allowed application from Pitt:
Pitt nomination

This Funding Opportunity Announcem [...]>RFA-TW-14-002 will be considered incomplete and will not be reviewed.)

Letter of Intent Date: October 19, 2014
Application Deadline: Wednesday, November 19, 2014       [view entire text]
Limited Competition: AIDS Malignancy Consortium (UM1)    11211

The purpose of this limited competition funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to continue support of the research activities of the AIDS Malignancy Consortium which are: 1) design, development, and evaluation of clinical interventions for the [...] fining Cancers.

Only the current awardees of the AIDS Malignancy Consortium are eligible to apply to this FOA.

Letter of Intent Date: Saturday, December 06, 2014
Application Deadline: Tuesday, January 06, 2015       [view entire text]

This linked FOA is meant to support a low or middle-income country (LMIC) and a U.S. institution that partner to serve as a hub for collaborative environmental and occupational health research and training. U.S. institutions of higher education [...] files/RFA-TW-14-002.html>RFA-TW-14-002: Hubs of Interdisciplinary Research and Training in Global Environmental and Occupational Health (GEOHealth) – Research Training (U02) (

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American Heart Association Strategically Focused Hypertension Research Network Request for Applications   11127

The American Heart Association has released a request for applications for the Strategically Focused Research Network program, specifically in the area of hypertension. The goals of the network are to produce new investigators in the field of hyp [...] hensive, institution-wide response. Collaboration with the group of investigators at MWRI, while encouraged, is not required.

Letter of Intent Date: Friday, August 01, 2014
Application Deadline: Monday, November 03, 2014       [view entire text]
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