Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

October 2017

Organization / Website Specialty Area / Funding Program Purpose / Description Target Audience / Eligibility Award / Deadline
Scoliosis Research Society*
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Scoliosis

Funding Program: Alf Nachemson Evidence Based Medicine Grant
To support studies that aim to provide the best available evidence by which to improve our knowledge and practice in the care of patients with spinal deformities You do not need to be a member of the SRS to apply for a grant. However you must have at least one SRS member listed as a Co-Investigator on the grant. $25,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
Scoliosis Research Society*
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Scoliosis

Funding Program: New Investigator Grants
specifically targeted towards new investigators a fellow or within 10 years of completion of fellowship or equivalent specialist training in their country and has not previously been awarded funding from a major funding organization. $25,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
Scoliosis Research Society*
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Scoliosis

Funding Program: Standard Investigator Grant
May be in any area of spinal deformity research, although an additional funding source for grants focusing on the etiology of scoliosis is available in conjunction with the Cotrel Foundation You do not need to be a member of the SRS to apply for a grant. However you must have at least one SRS member listed as a Co-Investigator on the grant. $25,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
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Neurology

Funding Program: Career Development Award
To support junior investigators interested in an academic career in neurology. Junior investigators interested in clinical, basic, or translational neurological research; must be AAN member who has completed residency within 5-10 years; hold appointment of at least instructor or assistant professor $150,000 per year, 3 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
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ALS

Funding Program: Clinical Research Training Fellowship in ALS
"To recognize the importance of good clinical research and to encourage young investigators in clinical studies. " "Must be AAN member who has completed residency or post-doctoral fellowship (for PhD) within past 5 years; “patient-oriented research conducted with human subjects, or translational research specifically designed to develop treatments or enhance diagnosis of neurological disease. These areas of research include epidemiologic or behavioral studies, clinical trials, studies of disease mechanisms, the development of new technologies, and health services and outcomes research.” Disease related studies not directly involving humans or human tissue are also encouraged if the primary goal is the development of therapies, diagnostic tests, or other tools to prevent or mitigate neurological diseases" $65,000 per year, 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
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Epilepsy

Funding Program: Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Headache
This award aims to recognize the importance of good clinical research and to encourage young investigators in clinical studies. "Must be AAN member who has completed residency or post-doctoral fellowship (for PhD) within past 5 years; “patient-oriented research conducted with human subjects, or translational research specifically designed to develop treatments or enhance diagnosis of neurological disease. " $55,000 per year, 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
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Muscular Dystrophy

Funding Program: Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Muscular Dystrophy
the purpose of this fellowship, clinical research is defined as "patient-oriented research conducted with human subjects, or translational research specifically designed to develop treatments or enhance diagnosis of neurological disease. "Must be AAN member who has completed residency or post-doctoral fellowship (for PhD) within past 5 years; “patient-oriented research conducted with human subjects, or translational research specifically designed to develop treatments or enhance diagnosis of neurological disease. " $55,000 per year, 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
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Parkinson's Disease

Funding Program: Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Parkinson's Disease
the purpose of this fellowship, clinical research is defined as "patient-oriented research conducted with human subjects, or translational research specifically designed to develop treatments or enhance diagnosis of neurological disease. "Must be AAN member who has completed residency or post-doctoral fellowship (for PhD) within past 5 years; “patient-oriented research conducted with human subjects, or translational research specifically designed to develop treatments or enhance diagnosis of neurological disease." $55,000 per year, 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
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ALS

Funding Program: Clinician-Scientist Development Award in Interventional Neurology
"To recognize the importance of good clinical research and to encourage young investigators in clinical studies. " "Must be AAN member who has completed residency or post-doctoral fellowship (for PhD) within past 7 years; “patient-oriented research conducted with human subjects, or translational research specifically designed to develop treatments or enhance diagnosis of neurological disease. " $75,000 per year; 3 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
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Neurology

Funding Program: Neurology Research Training Scholar
to recognize the importance of good laboratory or preclinical research and encourage young investigators in these studies "Must be AAN member who has completed residency or post-doctoral fellowship (for PhD) within past 5 years; “patient-oriented research conducted with human subjects, or translational research specifically designed to develop treatments or enhance diagnosis of neurological disease. " $55,000 per year, 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
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Neurology

Funding Program: Neuroscience Research Training Scholar
To recognize the importance of, and encourage young investigators in, good laboratory or preclinical research "Must be AAN member who has completed residency or post-doctoral fellowship (for PhD) within past 5 years; “patient-oriented research conducted with human subjects, or translational research specifically designed to develop treatments or enhance diagnosis of neurological disease. " $65,000 per year, 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
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Neurology

Funding Program: Practice Research Training Scholar
To create unique training opportunities previously difficult to access for neurologists. Must be AAN member who has completed residency or post-doctoral fellowship (for a PhD) within past 5 years; research must be directed to care in the clinical neurosciences and must meet the definite of clinical practice research $55,000 per year, 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
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Alzheimer's & Dementia

Funding Program: Robert Katzman Research Training Fellowship in Alzheimer's and Dementia Research
support formal education in clinical research methodology at the applicant's institution or elsewhere. "Must be AAN member who has completed residency or post-doctoral fellowship (for PhD) within past 5 years; “patient-oriented research conducted with human subjects, or translational research specifically designed to develop treatments or enhance diagnosis of neurological disease. " $55,000 per year, 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Foundation
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Epilepsy

Funding Program: Susan S. Spencer Clinical Research Training Fellowship in Epilepsy
foster the development of investigators interested in pursuing careers in patient-oriented research. Must be AAN and American Epilepsy Society (AES) member who has completed residency or post-doctoral fellowship (for PhD) within past 5 years; at time of application, applicants may be epilepsy fellows, post-doctoral fellows, or new appointed junior faculty (within first 2 years of appointed); $55,000 per year, 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Foundation/National Ataxia Foundation
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Ataxia

Funding Program: Research Training Fellowship in Ataxia
To recognize the importance of research in ataxia and encourage young investigators in basic, translational, and clinical studies. Junior investigators interested in clinical, basic, or translational neurological research; must be AAN member who has completed residency within past 5 years $55,000 per year, 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Neurology Institute
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Neurology

Funding Program: Medical Education Research Training Fellowship
The purpose of this fellowship, medical education research is defined as "medically oriented education research with the goal of developing efficient and effective psychosocial and behavioral interventions to improve teaching, learning, and health care practice to ultimately impact patient and family outcomes AAN Member (active or junior) who has completed a neurology, child neurology, or neuro-developmental disabilities residency or neurology fellowship within the past five years. $65,000

Date: 10/1/2017
American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy Foundation
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Otolaryngology, Immunology

Funding Program: Research Grants for Pilot Studies in allergic, inflammatory, and respiratory disease.
The award’s primary purpose is to generate new knowledge that will result in better understanding of allergic conditions. " Residents and medical students are encouraged to apply. The principal investigator and/or listed key personnel on the grant proposal must be current AAOA members in good standing, or become an active candidate for membership. " $10,000

Date: 10/1/2017
American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons*
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Colorectal Disorders

Funding Program: Career Development Award*
To provide young surgeons with the support necessary for the initiation and development of an academic career in colorectal surgery. within 5 years of first FT-faculty appointment; ASCRS members only; applicant must not currently have or previously received a career development award from another external funding source; rolling March and October $75,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
Cancer Research Institute
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Cancer - Immunology

Funding Program: CRI Irvington Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
To support to fund and train young immunologists and cancer immunologists at top universities and research centers around the world Projects relating directly to cancer immunology; must have doctoral degree; no more than 5 years relevant post-doctoral experience (MDs should not include residencies in this number); no more than 3 years in sponsor's laboratory Year 1 $55,000; Year 2 $57,000; Year 3 $59,000

Date: 10/1/2017
Muscular Dystrophy Association/American Academy of Neurology
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Neuroscience

Funding Program: Clinical Research - Training Grants
to support investigators who are at an early stage in their medical careers with the goal to stimulate talented physicians entering the field of academic clinical neuromuscular research Member of the AAN interested in an academic career in clinical research; must have completed residency or a post-doc fellowship (for a PhD) wihtin the past 5 years $55,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 10/1/2017
Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation
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Neurological Surgery

Funding Program: Post-Residency Clinical Fellowship Program (spine surgery, endovascular neurosurgery, general neurosurgery, neurocritical care, neurosurgical oncology, cranial base surgery, other cerebrovascular-related fellowships, peripheral nerve surgery, stereotactic/functional neurosurgery)
Focuses on providing fellowship funding in basic neuroscience and neurosurgical programs in North America. Institutions are limited to ONE application per category per year; history of funding thru ORA $50,000; ($75,000 for spine surgery only)

Date: 10/1/2017
Whitehall Foundation*
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Basic research in Neurobiology

Funding Program: Grants-in-Aid Program - *LOI ONLY*
2017 Areas: Invertebrate and vertebrate (excluding clinical) neurobiology, specifically investigations of neural mechanisms involved in sensory, motor, and other complex functions of the whole organism as these relate to behavior. The overall goal should be to better understand behavioral output or brain mechanisms of behavior. Assistant Professor Level with difficulty securing funds bc not yet firmly established; does not primarily support research focused on disease $30,000

Date: 10/1/2017
Whitehall Foundation*
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Basic research in Neurobiology

Funding Program: Research Grants - *LOI ONLY*
2017 Areas: Invertebrate and vertebrate (excluding clinical) neurobiology, specifically investigations of neural mechanisms involved in sensory, motor, and other complex functions of the whole organism as these relate to behavior. The overall goal should be to better understand behavioral output or brain mechanisms of behavior. Independent investigator at assistant professor or higher with PI status; does not primarily support research focused on disease up to $75,000

Date: 10/1/2017
ASHP
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Pharmacy

Funding Program: Pharmacy Practice Advancement *LOI ONLY*
To support demonstration projects related to practice advancement, consistent with the ASHP/ASHP Foundation Practice Advancement Initiative (PAI) and Ambulatory PAI. The primary goal is to demonstrate an increase in pharmacist leadership on patient care teams as the professional responsible and accountable for patients’ medication-related outcomes. The principal investigator and other members of the research team must have strong research track records as evidenced by a history of publication of original research in peer-reviewed biomedical journals and receipt of extramural grant funding. $75,000

Date: 10/3/2017
National Multiple Sclerosis Society*
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Multiple Sclerosis

Funding Program: Pilot Research Grant*
to support unique or novel ideas with the potential to open significant new areas of research on multiple sclerosis. researchers must have completed post-doctoral training $40,000

Date: 10/4/2017
Leo Foundation
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Dermatology

Funding Program: Research Grant
supports international dermatological research projects and activities that address issues in disease understanding, disease treatment, disease awareness and patient wellbeing.   submit budget

Date: 10/6/2017
National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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Multiple Sclerosis

Funding Program: Health Care Delivery and Policy Research Contracts
Aims to provide results that can be influential in improving government and private sector policies, service and benefit programs nationwide to academic and medical institutions, government agencies at any level, community groups, public/private coalitions, voluntary and for-profit organizations, and multi-organizational consortia Submit budget

Date: 10/7/2017
Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Funding Program: Nina Starr Braunwald Research Grant for women cardiac surgeons
Operational support of original research efforts by women cardiac surgeons who have completed their formal training, and who are seeking initial support and recognition for their research program. female cardiac surgeon within 5 years of first faculty appointment $40,000 per year, 2 years

Date: 10/15/2017
Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Funding Program: TSF Research Award
To support cardiothoracic surgeons who have completed their formal training and are seeking initial support and recognition for their original research project Cardiothoracic surgeon within 7 years of first faculty appointment $40,000 per year, 2 years

Date: 10/15/2017
Thoracic Surgery Foundation for Research and Education
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Cardiothoracic Surgery

Funding Program: TSF/Edwards Lifesciences Foundation "Every Heartbeat Matters" Award to conduct charity work in underserved populations
Programs that educate, screen and/or treat underserved populations to reduce global burden of heart valve disease and other programs that advance health care and address underserved populations (education and awareness campaigns, research, and/or direct care) Applicants must be ABTS (or equivalent) certified cardiothoracic surgeons. $37,500

Date: 10/15/2017
American Cancer Society*
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Cancer

Funding Program: Cancer Control Career Development Award for Primary Care Physicians
To support innovative cancer research across a wide range of disciplines to meet critically important needs in the control of cancer. Primary Care Physicians with a rank of instructor to assistant professor pursuing an academic career with an emphasis on cancer control $100,000 per year; 3 years

Date: 10/16/2017
American Cancer Society*
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Cancer

Funding Program: Mentored Research Scholar Grant*
To help beginning investigators to become independent researchers as either clinician scientists or cancer control and prevention researchers. Full-Time junior faculty (within initial four years of first independent appointment); supports independent researchers as clinician scientists or cancer control and prevention researchers $135,000 per year; 5 years

Date: 10/16/2017
American Cancer Society*
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Cancer

Funding Program: Pilot and Exploratory Projects in Palliative Care of Cancer Patients and Their Families*
The development of the specialty of palliative medicine is a critical step in addressing the unmet needs of patients with serious illness and their families Md, PhD, or equivalent and have full-time faculty position. Independent investigators at all stages of career are eligible to apply. $500,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 10/16/2017
American Cancer Society*
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Cancer

Funding Program: Postdoctoral Fellowship* (3 years)
To support the training of researchers who have received a doctoral degree to provide initial funding leading to an independent career in cancer research (including basic, preclinical, clinical, cancer control, psychosocial, behavioral, epidemiology, health services and health policy research). Researchers with a doctoral degree to pursue independent career in cancer research, including: basic, preclinical, clinical, cancer control, psychosocial, behavioral, epidemiology, health services, and health policy research $52,000 per year

Date: 10/16/2017
American Cancer Society*
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Cancer

Funding Program: Research Scholars Grants
To support investigator-initiated projects across the cancer research continuum. Independent investigators in the first six years of an independent research career or faculty appointment are eligible to apply. Exceptions: 1) RSG applicants to the Cancer Control and Prevention Research Program ONLY may be at any career stage provided that the focus of their project is either: a) health policy/health services research or b) achieving cancer health equity; 2) RSG applicants to the Cancer Control and Prevention Research Program (limited to psychosocial and behavioral studies or health policy and health services research) that are population based and focused on achieving health equity may be up to 5 years with a maximum budget of $400,000 per year (direct costs), plus 20% allowable indirect costs. $165,000 per year; 4 years

Date: 10/16/2017
American Cancer Society*
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Cancer

Funding Program: The Role of Health Policy and Insurance in Improving Outcomes in Cancer Prevention, Early Detection and Treatment*
To promote research that evaluates the impact of the many changes now occurring in the healthcare system with a particular focus on cancer prevention, control, and treatment. Independent investigators at all stages of their career are eligible to apply $200,000, over 5 years

Date: 10/16/2017
American Cancer Society-Melanoma Research Alliance
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Cancer

Funding Program: Understanding, Preventing and Immunotherapy-Related Adverse Events (irAEs) Associated with Checkpoint Inhibition for Melanoma and Other Cancers
to support research leading towards reduction of immune related adverse events(irAEs) and improvement of overall outcomes for cancer patients treated with checkpoint immunotherapy. Independent investigators at all stages of their career are eligible to apply. Principal investigators(PI) must hold a doctorate degree (M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent) and have a full-time faculty position or equivalent at a college, university, medical school, or other not-for-profit organization within the United States. Multiple PIs or Co-PIs are not allowed $200,000 over 2 years

Date: 10/16/2017
Bright Focus Foundation
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Alzheimer's

Funding Program: Alzheimer's Disease Research Standard Award
Basic research on the causes of and treatments for Alzheimer’s disease, macular degeneration, and glaucoma Researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but are often required to demonstrate additional, significant progress before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies. $300,000 over 3 years

Date: 10/18/2017
Harrington Discovery Institute - The National Center for Excellence in Fighting Blindness
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Retinal Degenerative Diseases - Blindness

Funding Program: Gund-Harrington Scholar Award - LOI ONLY
To support innovative science potentially leading to treatment or prevention of inherited retinal degenerative diseases. The project must be structured to deliver a lead product with strong potential for clinical and commercial application. Physician-Scientist with clinical expertise in IRD $900,000

Date: 10/25/2017
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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Cystic Fibrosis

Funding Program: CFF/NIH-unfunded grant award
is intended to provide for the development of sufficient preliminary data to make cystic fibrosis-related grant applications highly competitive in the NIH review process applications must have been submitted as an R01/R21 and fall within the upper 40th percentile $75,000-125,000 per year (direct costs only); maximum 2 years

Date: 10/31/2017
The Morton Cure Paralysis Fund*
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Spinal Cord Injury

Funding Program: Research grants*
To support developing effective therapies (cures) for paralysis associated with spinal cord injury and other disorders of the central nervous system. Qualified scientists at capable institutions up to $75,000

Date: 10/31/2017