News and Announcements

  • Funding Opportunities from CDMRP
    March 11, 2019

    Several research programs managed by thee office of Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs (CDMRP) have recently released Fiscal Year 2019 (FY19) funding opportunities.

  • Limited Submission Funding Opportunity: Breast Cancer Alliance – 2019 Exceptional Project Grants
    March 1, 2019

    The Breast Cancer Alliance Exceptional Project Grants program awards $100,000 over one year to clinical doctors and research scientists at any stage of their careers whose primary focus is breast cancer research. This award recognizes creative, unique and innovative research directly related to the field of breast cancer. Areas of relevant research may include but are not limited to: diagnosis, etiology, immunology, genetics, therapies, prevention and clinical studies.

  • NIH Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award
    February 4, 2019

    The Outstanding New Environmental Scientist (ONES) Award is intended to identify the most talented Early Stage Investigators (ESIs) who intend to make a long-term commitment to research in the Environmental Health Sciences and assist them in launching an innovative research program focused on the understanding of environmental exposure effects on people’s health.

  • FY19 Dean's Toulmin Pilot Projects and Partners in Research Awards
    February 4, 2019

    The Dean for Research requests applications designed to target innovative multidisciplinary biomedical research. Awards will be made under two mechanisms: The Partners in Research Awards and the Dean’s Toulmin Pilot Projects.

  • St. Baldrick’s Foundation
    January 18, 2019

    The St. Baldrick’s Foundation is a volunteer-powered charity committed to funding the most promising research to find cures for childhood cancers and give survivors long, healthy lives.

  • Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation 2019 Clinical Investigator Award
    January 18, 2019

    The 2019 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. The awardee will receive $600,000 over three years, as well as assistance with certain research costs such as the purchase of equipment. The Foundation will also retire up to $100,000 of any medical school debt still owed by the awardee.

  • The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation Grants Program
    January 18, 2019

    The Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation Grants Program provides funding ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 typically over a 12-month period. It supports organizations that shift systems toward racial equity in the areas of housing, education, employment, or asset building in the Greater Washington region. Each area is tied to ambitious and highly-interconnected goals for building a more equitable region. Proposed projects must focus on systemic changes that promote racial equity across the DC region, and bring about long-lasting, measurable improvements in the lives of economically disadvantaged people, particularly people of color.

  • Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program
    January 18, 2019

    The Camille Dreyfus Teacher-Scholar Awards Program grants $100,000 in unrestricted research funding over 1 year. Supports the research and teaching careers of talented early-career faculty in the chemical sciences.

  • Improving the Radiology Research Feasibility Process
    January 18, 2019

    The department of radiology has introduced a new process to ensure they are able to support state-of-the art imaging for clinical trials. The process, described below, is effective immediately and is very straightforward.

  • Google Inc. Impact Challenge
    January 16, 2019

    The Impact Challenge aims to support new ways of approaching problems and improving people’s lives through the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI). The program seeks proposals from across a range of social impact domains and levels of technical expertise, from organizations that are experienced in AI to those with an idea for how they could be putting their data to better use.