The Cottrell Scholar Award honors and helps to develop outstanding teacher-scholars who are recognized by their scientific communities for the quality and innovation of their research programs and their academic leadership skills. The Cottrell Scholar Award provides entry into a national community of outstanding scholar-educators who produce significant research and educational outcomes.
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Funding Agency Research Corporation for Science AdvancementFunding Source FoundationAmount $100,000External Deadline 07/01/2022Website Sponsor Info
Funding Agency Progeria Research FoundationFunding Source FoundationAmount $75,000External Deadline 07/01/2022
PRF’s research focus is highly translational. Topics must fall within the following research priorities:
- Projects that are likely to lead to clinical treatment trials within 5 years. This includes the discovery and/or testing of candidate treatment compounds in cell-based or animal models of HGPS. Only proposals that test compounds in a progerin-producing animal or cell model will normally be considered. Analyses in non progerin-producing models are acceptable, but only as a comparison to progerin-producing models and with strong justification.
- Development of gene- and cell-based therapies to treat Progeria
- Assessment of natural disease history of disease that may be important to developing outcome measures in treatment trials (preclinical or clinical)
Funding Agency Research Corporation for Science AdvancementFunding Source FoundationAmount $100,000External Deadline 07/01/2022
The Cottrell Scholar Award (CSA) is available to early career faculty at U.S. and Canadian research universities and primarily undergraduate institutions. Eligible applicants are tenure-track faculty who hold primary or courtesy appointments in chemistry, physics, or astronomy departments that offer bachelor's and/or graduate degrees in the applicant's discipline.
Funding Agency Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaFunding Source FoundationAmount $150,000External Deadline 07/01/2022
The grant funds the following categories:
- Basic Science - laboratory research in the basic sciences to find a cure for SCI/D
- Clinical - clinical and functional studies of the medical, psychosocial and economic effects of SCI/D, and interventions to alleviate these effects
- Design and Development - of new or improved rehabilitative and assistive technology/devices for people with SCI/D to improve function, which also includes improving the identification, selection and utilization of these devices.
- Fellowships - for postdoctoral scientists, clinicians and engineers to encourage training and specialization in the field of spinal cord research
Funding Agency ACVO Vision for Animals FoundationFunding Source FoundationAmount $50,000External Deadline 07/01/2022
Applications in response to this request for proposals can be either clinical or basic science in nature. An overarching goal of the ACVO-VAF research initiative is to support quality research and co-join basic and clinical research to understand underlying disease pathogenesis and accelerate progress toward developing effective diagnostics and/or therapeutics. There are no restrictions on the targeted disease, tissue, or species. Each applicant will need to convince the reviewers that the proposed research project will advance the science of veterinary ophthalmology. Applications are encouraged from academic institutions, private practice, or a collaboration between the two.
Funding Agency Damon Runyon Cancer Research FoundationFunding Source FoundationAmount $400,000 to $800,000External Deadline 07/01/2022
The Innovation Award is designed to provide support for the next generation of exceptionally creative thinkers with "high-risk/high-reward" ideas that have the potential to significantly impact our understanding of and/or approaches to the prevention, diagnosis, or treatment of cancer. This is a two-year award with the potential to be renewed for an additional two years ($800,000 total over four years).
Funding Agency Pfizer, Inc.Funding Source CorporateAmount $250,000External Deadline 07/05/2022
Projects to be considered for Pfizer support will focus on understanding of healthcare disparities (sex, gender, race, ethnicity, socioeconomic). This includes underrepresented populations with rheumatologic conditions with a special emphasis on improving healthcare equity and literacy, understanding and participating in clinical trials, healthcare resources access, access to broadband internet, and utilization. Examples include: Access to rheumatologists, access to appropriate coverage/resources and remote monitoring, early diagnosis of rheumatologic conditions, community outreach programs, and continuity of care.
Areas of interest include one or more of the following:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis
- Spondyloarthritis (psoriatic arthritis and axial spondyloarthritis)
- Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA)
Funding Agency American Association for Cancer ResearchFunding Source FoundationAmount $30,000External Deadline 07/06/2022
The AACR-Day One Biopharmaceuticals Pediatric Cancer Research Fellowship represents a joint effort to encourage and support postdoctoral or clinical research fellows to conduct pediatric cancer research and to establish a successful career path in this field. The research proposed for funding must have direct applicability to pediatric cancer and may be basic, translational, or clinical in nature. Each fellowship provides a two-year grant of $120,000 to support the salary and benefits of the fellow while working on a mentored pediatric cancer research project. A partial amount of funds may be designated for non-personnel expenses, such as research/laboratory supplies, equipment, publication charges for manuscripts that pertain directly to the funded project, and other research expenses. Grant funds cannot be used for indirect costs.
Funding Agency Dana FoundationFunding Source FoundationAmount $150,000External Deadline 07/06/2022
The Dana Foundation is seeking US-based strategic partners to design and host a Center for Neuroscience & Society, one that is deeply committed to rigorous interdisciplinary training in neuroscience, that engages in research with an eye towards addressing practical issues raised by advancing neuroscience, and that grows a new generation of interdisciplinary experts who are empowered to embed neuroscience and its implications in a societal context.
The Foundation is requesting proposals for 5-month planning grants designed to assist grantees in developing a detailed plan for a potential Dana Center for Neuroscience & Society. Grantees will receive up to $150,000 to create a vision for a center, organize and gather expertise, outline potential programs, and pilot-test a potential model for training and/or education. Proposals for planning grants are due July 6, 2022, with a start date as early as October 1, 2022.
The planning grant is the first step in a two-step process. Recipients of planning grants will have the opportunity to submit a proposal to be considered as a candidate to host a Dana Center. Proposals for a Dana Center will be due in mid-2023. We anticipate a Dana Center will be announced in late 2023. Dana Centers will be funded at approximately $1M annually for 5 years.
Funding Agency St. Baldrick's FoundationFunding Source FoundationAmount $50,000External Deadline 07/08/2022
The St. Baldrick’s team and Scientific Advisors meet regularly to be sure St. Baldrick’s funds make the greatest impact on pediatric cancer research. Current funding priorities are divided into four categories:
• New discovery research
• Translational research and early phase clinical trials
• Phase III clinical trials & infrastructure support of participating institutions (primarily the fall grant cycle)
• Education of new pediatric oncology researchers
In addition to research to understand the biology of childhood cancers and discover leads to more effective treatments, topics of interest include, but are not limited to:
• Adolescents & young adults
• Survivorship, outcomes, and quality of life
• Supportive care
• Epidemiology and pediatric cancer predispositions
• Precision medicine
• Alternative & complementary therapies