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The University of Pittsburgh has been invited to nominate one senior investigator for the Brain Research Foundation (BRF) Scientific Innovations Award. This two year, $150,000 (direct costs only) award is “designed to support creative, explorato [...] scription of the project to be proposed. These should be sent to Dr. Broido c/o Ms. Selena Crawford,

Internal deadline: Noon, June 16
LOI submission to BRF: 5:00 pm (CDT), July 1.

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The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation is soliciting applications for grants “to provide supplemental, flexible funds to early-career physician scientists working on clinical research projects and facing extraprofessional demands of caregiving. The [...] ne page) of the program to be proposed. This information should be sent to Dr. Broido c/o Ms. Selena Crawford,

Internal deadline: Noon, May 29
LOI deadline to Foundation: June 15

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The University of Pittsburgh is invited to nominate one candidate for support from the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. Additional program information can be found at Pew's website, The full application will be due to the Pew Program Office by November 16, 2015.

Internal deadline: Wednesday, July 8, 10:00 am
Full application deadline to Pew: November 16, 2015

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NIAMS Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine Resource-based Centers (P30)   11502

As there is only one application allowed per University, anyone interested in participating in an application from Pitt for this center should contact Professor Simon Watkins (

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musc [...] ancing the effectiveness of ongoing basic, translational, and clinical research and promoting new research within the NIAMS mission.

Letter of Intent Date: Monday, May 11, 2015
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American Diabetes Association Pathway Program   11469

The University of Pittsburgh may nominate one investigator for the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Pathway Program. There are three tracks to this program, the Initiator Award Program, the Accelerator Award Program, and the Visionary Award P [...] required. This information should be submitted to Dr. Broido c/o Ms. Selena Crawford,

Internal deadline at Pitt: noon on Tuesday, March 10

ADA application deadline: July 1, 2015

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Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series (R13)   11374

NICHD has issued a solicitation for applications for the Academic-Community Partnership Series. The purpose of the Academic-Community Partnership Conference Series is to bring together academic institutions and community organizations to identif [...] mors; childhood, adolescent, and/or adult obesity; violence prevention; perinatal HBV and HIV/AIDS prevention; HIV/AIDS prevention; asthma; intellectual and developmental disabilities; pediatric injury prevention; and medical rehabilitation.

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Nutrition Obesity Research Centers (NORCs) (P30)   11026

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications from institutions/organizations that propose to establish core centers that are part of an integrated and existing program of nutrition and/or obesity research. The Nutrition Obesit [...] a Crawford,

Pitt Deadline for Consideration as Applicant: Tuesday, June 24, 2014 or Tuesday, January 12, 2015

NIH submission deadlines: November 25, 2014 and June 18, 2015

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Centers for AIDS Research and Developmental Centers for AIDS Research (P30)    10725

The purpose of this FOA is to invite applications for the Centers for AIDS Research (CFAR) program to provide administrative and shared research support to enhance HIV/AIDS research. Applications are invited for both standard CFARs and for devel [...] March 10: a one or two page summary of the proposed center and a CV or NIH biosketch of the PI. This information should be sent electronically to Dr. Michelle Broido, c/o Ms. Selena Crawford,

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The University of Pittsburgh may submit two grant applications to the Mallinckrodt Grant Program of the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation. A grant from this program provides $60,000 per year in direct costs for three years. No indirect costs [...]

Internal deadline: 4:00 pm, May 9 (If this date falls on a weekend, the preliminary information is due on the Monday immediately following the weekend.)

Foundation deadline for full applications: August 1
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Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Awards (IRACDA) (K12)   10498

The purpose of the Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award (IRACDA) Program is to develop a diverse group of highly trained biomedical and behavioral scientists to address the Nation’s biomedical workforce needs. The strategy [...] sketch.

In the case of multiple proposals, a University review committee will be convened to determine which proposal will be endorsed for the October 2, 2013 NIH deadline.
Application Deadline: Monday, August 26, 2013       [view entire text]