All RFPs in Medical Research

The Klarman Family Foundation— Anorexia Nervosa Research Grants

December 09, 2019

The Foundation’s fundamental mission is to understand the biology underlying the psychiatric disease anorexia nervosa, with the goal of accelerating progress towards prevention and treatment. They are seeking proposals to conduct research that directly investigates the underlying biology of anorexia nervosa, and the questions of how and why it develops and persists. 

Pfizer—Patient Education in Smoking Cessation

December 09, 2019

Projects that will be considered for Pfizer support will focus on smoking cessation education for adult patients in a rapidly changing environment where dual use of e-cigarettes and combustible cigarettes is increasing. 

AACR-PLGA Fund at the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation—Research Grant to Optimize Drug Dosing Strategies for Pediatric LGA/LGG Patients

December 09, 2019

The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s PLGA Fund and the AACR are proud to announce the inaugural Research Grant to Optimize Drug Dosing Strategies for Pediatric LGA/LGG Patients. This grant represents a joint effort to promote and support innovative and collaborative research focused on the most common forms of pediatric brain cancer – low grade glioma/astrocytoma. 

American Lung Association—Dalsemer Research Grant

December 12, 2019

The American Lung Association Dalsemer Research Grant is a mentored award meant to provide seed monies to junior investigators on the path to independence for researching the mechanisms a

American Lung Association—Allergic Respiratory Diseases Research Award

December 12, 2019

The American Lung Association and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Allergic Respiratory Diseases Research Award represents a joint effort to encourage and support ap

American Lung Association—Innovation Award

December 12, 2019

Since 1915, the American Lung Association Research Team has made significant contributions to the fight against lung disease by revolutionizing treatment and unlocking secrets of the body's immune system. We have funded breakthroughs in the fight against tuberculosis, identified genes that cause the development of lung cancer and cystic fibrosis, and developed innovative ways to treat respiratory distress syndrome. The award is intended to support highly promising investigators with stellar track records of accomplishment, who have the potential to advance the field of lung disease science. 

American Lung Association—Catalyst Award

December 12, 2019

The American Lung Association Catalyst Award is a mentored award meant to support outstanding investigators on the path to independence for research into the mechanisms of lung disease and general

American Lung Association—Public Policy Research Award

December 12, 2019

The American Lung Association Public Policy Research Award is intended to support research on and evaluation of existing public policy and programs, as well as pilot and demonstration projects that inject innovative ideas and provide evidence for the development of new public policies impacting lung health. This grant is not intended to support events, lobbying efforts, legislative meetings or briefings. 

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation—Goldberg Arthritis Research Grant

December 13, 2019

Encourages new investigators by providing seed and start-up funding for promising research projects that address issues related to the treatment of arthritis with an emphasis on arthroplasty. 

National Psoriasis Foundation—Psoriasis Prevention Initiative

December 13, 2019

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) has long recognized the importance of research to improve the lives of those living with psoriatic disease. The first pillar of their new five-year strategic plan is to lead collaborative, transformational research in psoriatic disease to support this mission.  

American Liver Foundation—2020 Liver Scholar Award

December 13, 2019

The Liver Scholar Award provides early career scientists with support for their research to bridge the gap between completion of research training and attainment of status as an independent research scientist. The additional research experience provided by this award is intended to enable early career scientists to successfully compete for research awards from national sources, particularly the National Institutes of Health (NIH). 

W.M. Keck Foundation—Research Program-Medical Research and Science and Engineering Research

December 13, 2019

The W.M. Keck Foundation Research Program seeks to benefit humanity by supporting projects in two areas: (1) medical research and (2) science and engineering research.

Pancreatic Cancer Action Network—Career Development Award

December 13, 2019

The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Career Development Award represents an effort to encourage and support junior faculty to conduct pancreatic cancer research and establish successful career paths in this field. The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to pancreatic cancer.

The Michael J. Fox Foundation—The Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders

December 13, 2019

The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF), in collaboration with longtime partner the Edmond J. Safra Foundation, introduced The Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders. By funding academic centers to train new movement disorder clinician-researchers, this program aims to develop a network of highly trained specialists to be the next generation of leaders in Parkinson’s research and clinical care.  

Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation—Mentored Research Training Grant

December 14, 2019

About: This two-year, $300,000 award aims to help anesthesiologists develop the skills and preliminary data they need to become independent investigators in the field of anesthesia

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation—Herbert Silverstein Otology/Neurotology Research Award

December 16, 2019

The purpose of the Herbert Silverstein Otology/Neurotology Research Award, which is jointly sponsored by the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery Foundation (AAOHNSF) and the American Neurotology Society (ANS), is to support a clinical or translational research project focused on diseases, disorders, or conditions of the peripheral or central auditory and/or vestibular system among new full-time academic surgeons. 

Glenn Foundation for Medical Research—Research Grants for Junior Faculty

December 16, 2019

The major goal of this program is to assist in the development of the careers of junior investigators committed to pursuing careers in the field of aging research. GMRF and AFAR support research projects concerned with understanding the basic mechanisms of aging rather than disease-specific research. 

Glenn Foundation for Medical Research—Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Award

December 16, 2019

Sponsored by the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research, in collaboration with the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), the "Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG)" initiative provides timely support to a small number of research projects that are relatively high risk but which offer significant promise of yielding transforming discoveries in the fundamental biology of aging. 

The Educational and Research Foundation for the American Academy of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery—The Leslie Bernstein Grant

December 16, 2019

The purpose of this grant is to support and encourage original work of an AAFPRS member undertaking research that will advance facial plastic and reconstructive surgery. The grant is endowed by funds from Leslie Bernstein, MD, DDS, and may be used as seed money for larger research projects. 

Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation—2020 Clinical Investigator Award

December 16, 2019

The Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award supports independent young physician-scientists conducting disease-oriented research that demonstrates a high level of innovation and creativity. The goal is to support the best young physician-scientists doing work aimed at improving the practice of cancer medicine.

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