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Pilot Projects / Funding Opportunities
Johns Hopkins-Allegheny Health Network Cancer Research Fund
Deadline: 11/14/2014 (Prior to Midnight) - 19 Day(s) Left
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine announces the inaugural request for applications (RFA) for the Hopkins-Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Cancer Research Fund. Hopkins-AHN Awards will fund cancer research projects at the level of $100,000 direct costs per year, with an award term of two years. The expectation is that Hopkins-AHN Awards will spark synergistic interactions among investigators and catalyze scientific achievements of the highest quality and impact. Applications are welcomed from across the spectrum of fundamental, translational, clinical, and epidemiologic research. Applications are similarly free to focus on specific organ sites or on issues that span multiple cancer types. Applications will be evaluated by reviewers from the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center (SKCCC) based on their potential to influence our scientific understanding of cancer and our clinical management of the disease.
For more information contact:
Deirdre Torto


Cleveland Foundation Internal New Investigator Research Award (INIRA)
Deadline: 11/15/2014 (Prior to Midnight) - 20 Day(s) Left
One critical component of a successful career in academic medicine is the ability to obtain extramural research funding. In the current fiscal environment, obtaining peer-reviewed extramural funding is becoming increasingly difficult. To facilitate the research career development of new faculty investigators (at the Instructor and Assistant Professor level) in the Department of Oncology, we have created a fund from a generous gift from the Cleveland Foundation. This fund will cover salary and fringe benefits, as well as research costs, for junior faculty who need financial support while working to obtain extramural research support. Allocations from this fund are based on a competitive application process which is closely tied to efforts to obtain stable extramural research support. Thus, early career investigators who have submitted a research proposal to NIH, DOD, or the equivalent, but who have not yet obtained funding, are eligible to apply.
For more information contact:
Kris Wolfe