Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

September 2017

Organization / Website Specialty Area / Funding Program Purpose / Description Target Audience / Eligibility Award / Deadline
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc.*
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Leukemia, Lymphoma

Funding Program: Career Development Program: Scholar - LOI
"To provide a pool of dedicated researchers to advance the understanding and diagnosis of cancer, as well as the devel opment of treatment and prevention options that will ultimately lead to cures for blood cancer patients. " MD, PhD, DVM holding independent faculty position on or after 01/01/2009; must have R01 level funding $110,000 per year; 5 years

Date: 9/1/2017
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc.*
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Leukemia, Lymphoma

Funding Program: Career Development Program: Scholar in Clinical Research
Provides stipends so that you can devote yourself to researching questions of direct relevance to hematological malignancies and/or relevant pre-malignant conditions. must be a highly qualified investigator who holds an independent faculty-level appointment and is conducting original, independent applied research, often involving early-stage clinical trials that will advance the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of hematologic malignancies. $110,000 per year; 5 years

Date: 9/1/2017
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Inc.*
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Leukemia, Lymphoma

Funding Program: Career Development Program: Fellow
Provides stipends so that you can devote yourself to researching questions of direct relevance to hematological malignancies and/or relevant pre-malignant conditions. Must be a promising investigator with less than two years of postdoctoral research training. This award encourages you to embark on an academic career involving clinical or fundamental research in hematologic malignancies under a research sponsor's direction $60,000 per year; 3 years

Date: 9/1/2017
PhRMA Foundation
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Pharmacy

Funding Program: Informatics Research Starter Grant
To assist individuals beginning independent research careers in informatics at the faculty level Academic rank of assistant professor (or research assistant professor) within a tenure-track appointment; NOT instructor rank $100,000

Date: 9/1/2017
PhRMA Foundation
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Pharmacy

Funding Program: Pharmaceutics Research Starter Grant
To offer financial support to individuals beginning independent research careers in pharmaceutics—including basic pharmaceutics, biopharmaceutics, pharmaceutical technology, and pharmaceutical biotechnology PhD or MS granting institutions; academic rank of assistant professor (or research assistant professor) or instructor; no other sources of substantial research funding $100,000

Date: 9/1/2017
PhRMA Foundation
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Pharmacy

Funding Program: Pharmacology / Toxicology
To encourage multidisciplinary training to apply the perspective of molecular, cell, and systems biology to pharmacology and toxicology research. Academic rank of assistant professor (or research assistant professor) within a tenure-track appointment or instructor $100,000

Date: 9/1/2017
Society for Research in Child Development
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Child Development

Funding Program: Victoria S. Levin Grant for Early Career Success in Young Children's Mental Health Research (Junior Investigators)
For research that is informed by developmental science to address concerns affecting the early foundations of children's mental health and well-being. "Be employed at a nonprofit institution, either in the United States or abroad, have received a terminal degree within ten years of submitting the application,Have a mentor who is an established investigator in NIH-funded early childhood mental health research, and be a member in good standing of the Society for Research in Child Development" $25,000

Date: 9/1/2017
The Glaucoma Foundation
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Glaucoma

Funding Program: Research Projects
Striving to improve the lives of glaucoma patients through novel innovations and scientific advances. FT faculty position $40,000

Date: 9/1/2017
Wings for Life
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Spinal Cord Injury

Funding Program: Individual Grants*LOI ONLY*
Encourage new investigator’s work on regeneration and recovery processes and to encourage researchers to develop new ideas and/or to transfer their efforts of other areas into spinal cord research. post-docs, PhDs, or technicians To cover the salary of the applicant: Post-docs, PhDs, and/or technicians

Date: 9/1/2017
Wings for Life
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Spinal Cord Injury

Funding Program: Project Research Grants *LOI ONLY*
To support basic and clinical research related to spinal cord injury.   This grant is intended to sustain a full research project. Funds cover personnel, equipment, consumables, etc.

Date: 9/1/2017
Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation
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Orthopedics

Funding Program: Established Investigator Grant
To advance allografts, the science of transplantation and the biological reconstruction of musculoskeletal tissues. a researcher who has previously been funded by a foundation or a federal agency and has published in a peer-reviewed journal as a Principal Investigator up to $100,000 per year; up to 3 years

Date: 9/1/2017
Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation
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Orthopedics

Funding Program: Junior Investigator Grant
To advance allografts, the science of transplantation and the biological reconstruction of musculoskeletal tissues. PhD, MD who has completed post-grad work or a residency; never obtained major award from foundation or fed agency up to $100,000

Date: 9/1/2017
Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation
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Orthopedics

Funding Program: W.F. Enneking Career Development Award
To foster the development of outstanding orthopaedic clinicians and enable them to expand their potential to make significant research contributions to the field of orthopaedics. must be an orthopaedic surgeon (M.D. or D.O. from an accredited U.S. or Canadian medical school) working at an MTF Academic Member institution. up to $100,000 per year; up to 3 years

Date: 9/1/2017
Fondation Leducq
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Cardiovascular/Neurovascular

Funding Program: "Transatlantic Networks of Excellence in Cardiovascular and Neurovascular Research"
" Foster outstanding and innovative scientific research by bringing together international teams of researchers with complementary expertise and resources to work together on a common thematic problem" Non-members of the Leducq Transatlantic Networks $6,000,000 over 5 years

Date: 9/5/2017
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
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Neuroendocrine Tumors

Funding Program: Accelerator Grants
seeking investigators and teams with the tools to study neuroendocrine tumor biology in creative, sustained ways that have heretofore not been pursued. It is open to proposals from a broad array of disciplines including but not limited to investigations in genetic and epigenetic profiling, intensive analysis of cell biology and protein expression, immune microenvironment of tumors, development of faithful disease models or any other area with an impact on the biology of neuroendocrine tumors. MD, PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree required. $300,000 per year, 4 years

Date: 9/5/2017
Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation
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Neuroendocrine Tumors

Funding Program: Pilot Awards
seeking investigators and teams with the tools to study neuroendocrine tumor biology in creative, sustained ways that have heretofore not been pursued. It is open to proposals from a broad array of disciplines including but not limited to investigations in genetic and epigenetic profiling, intensive analysis of cell biology and protein expression, immune microenvironment of tumors, development of faithful disease models or any other area with an impact on the biology of neuroendocrine tumors. MD, PhD, MD/PhD or equivalent degree required. $100,000

Date: 9/5/2017
Burroughs Wellcome Fund
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Biological Sciences - Postdoctorals Eligible ONLY

Funding Program: Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI) - LOI
To foster the early career development of researchers who have transitioned or are transitioning from undergraduate and/or graduate work in the physical/mathematical/computational sciences or engineering into postdoctoral work in the biological sciences, and who are dedicated to pursuing a career in academic research. Check site for updated details $500,000 over 5 years

Date: 9/6/2017
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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Cystic Fibrosis

Funding Program: Research Grants
To encourage the development of new information that contributes to the understanding of the basic etiology and pathogenesis of CF. Must Independent investigators $100,000 pear year; 2 years

Date: 9/6/2017
Lymphoma Research Foundation
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Lymphoma

Funding Program: Clinical Investigator Career Development Award (For Young Investigators)
to support physician investigators at the level of advanced fellow or junior faculty member who will contribute to the development of new lymphoma therapies and diagnostic tools. Applicant must be clinical physician in ACGME accredited specialty; must be advanced fellow or junior faculty member with at least 2 years of fellowship or PD training $225,000 over 3 years

Date: 9/6/2017
Lymphoma Research Foundation
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Lymphoma

Funding Program: Post Doctoral Fellowship Grant
To support investigators at the level of advanced fellow or postdoctoral researcher in laboratory or clinic based research with results and conclusions that must be clearly relevant to the treatment, diagnosis or prevention of Hodgkin and/or non-Hodgkin lymphoma. must hold an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree $105,000 over 2 years

Date: 9/6/2017
Lymphoma Research Foundation
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Lymphoma

Funding Program: Adolescent/Young Adult Lymphoma Correlative Studies Grant (Disease-Focus Area Research Grant)
To promotecorrelative clinical/translational studies in adolescent/ young adult (AYA) lymphomas. must hold an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree $100,000 over 2 years

Date: 9/6/2017
Lymphoma Research Foundation
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Lymphoma

Funding Program: Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL) Therapeutic Studies Grant
To promote clinical/translational studies, including correlative studies, in mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). must hold an MD, PhD, or equivalent degree $250,000

Date: 9/6/2017
Concern Foundation
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Cancer

Funding Program: Conquer Cancer Now Award (Young Cancer Immunology Researchers) LOI
To assist young and innovative cancer researchers focused on cancer genetics, cancer biology and cancer immunology Independent investigators who are at the start of their scientific career (i.e., junior faculty) and are at the level of Assistant Professor (or equivalent with explanation). $60,000

Date: 9/7/2017
American Gastroenterological Association
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Gastroenterology

Funding Program: Research Scholars Awards
To support young gastroenterologists working toward independent and productive research careers in digestive diseases by ensuring that a major proportion of their time is protected for research MD, PhD; with FT faculty appointment by 7/1/18; AGA membership required; women/minorities/physician-scientist investigators highly encouraged to apply $90,000 per year, 3 years

Date: 9/8/2017
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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Cystic Fibrosis

Funding Program: LeRoy Matthews Physician/Scientist Award
To support meritorious research in CF Candidates should demonstrate competence in clinical activities and should show outstanding research potential. Candidates must provide evidence of serious intent for an academic research career (basic or clinical) related to CF. Must be nominated by an institution. up to $100,000 stipend & $30,000 R&D for six years

Date: 9/13/2017
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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Cystic Fibrosis

Funding Program: Pilot and Feasibility Awards
To develop and testnew hypotheses and/or new methods, and support promising new investigators as they establish themselves in research areas relevant to cystic fibrosis. Must be independent investigators. $50,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 9/13/2017
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
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Any field

Funding Program: Sloan Research Fellowships
To stimulate fundamental research by early-career scientists and scholars of outstanding promise. Tenure-track position; PhD in chemistry, computational or evolutionary molecular biology; computer science; economics; mathematics; neuroscience; physics, or related field; most recent PhD must be awarded on or after 9/1/2010 $65,000 over 2 years

Date: 9/15/2017
American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons
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Orthopedics

Funding Program: Clinical and Scientific Research Grant
Seeks to educate members in the implementation of evidence-based medicine for the advancement of their clinical practice in areas related to the betterment of foot and ankle surgery for the patients they serve. The research must be clinical or laboratory based, with clearly defined research goals meeting all the criteria for grant submission. PI must be ACFAS member and cannot be student, resident, or fellow $40,000

Date: 9/15/2017
American Philosophical Society
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Clinical Investigation for research in internal medicine, neurology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery

Funding Program: Daland Fellowships in Clinical Investigation for Patient-Oriented Research
For research in the several branches of clinical medicine, including internal medicine, neurology, pediatrics, psychiatry, and surgery. The committee emphasizes patient-oriented research. MD or MD/PhD for fewer than 8 years; intended to be first post-clinical training fellowship $40,000 per year for two years - stipend

Date: 9/15/2017
Amyloidosis Foundation
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Cardiology, gastroenterology, neurology, nephrology, hematology

Funding Program: Research Grants - basic biomedical or clinical research on systemic amyloidosis
Supports basic biomedical and clinical research on systematic amyloidosis Completed their doctoral studies or clinical fellowship within ten years prior to application $50,000

Date: 9/15/2017
Epply Foundation for Research
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Chemistry, Physics and Biology

Funding Program: Innovative medical investigations *LOI ONLY*
Increasing knowledge in pure or applied science…in chemistry, physics and biology through study, research and publication. PhDs or MDs with an established record of publication in their specialties. up to $25,000

Date: 9/15/2017
Orthopaedic Research and Educational Foundation
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Orthopedics

Funding Program: MTF Research Grant
OREF in partnership with the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) offers seed money for new investigators conducting research on biologic skeletal reconstruction, including implants and stem cells "PI or Co-PI must be an orthopaedic surgeon. PhDs and DVMs are eligible if affiliated with an orthopaedic department and working with an orthopaedic surgeon " $49,000 per year for 2 years

Date: 9/15/2017
Orthopaedic Research and Educational Foundation
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Orthopedics

Funding Program: OREF / ASES / Rockwood Clinical Research Grant in Shoulder Care
OREF in partnership with American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) and Dr. Charles Rockwood encourages new investigators to conduct research in the area of shoulder care. "PI or Co-PI must be an orthopaedic surgeon. PhDs and DVMs are eligible if affiliated with an orthopaedic department and Co-PI is an orthopaedic surgeon. PI/Co-PI must be an ASES member " $50,000

Date: 9/15/2017
Orthopaedic Research and Educational Foundation
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Orthopedics

Funding Program: OREF / Goldberg Arthritis Research Grant
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 "PI or Co-PI must be an orthopaedic surgeon. PhDs and DVMs are eligible if affiliated with an orthopaedic department and working with an orthopaedic surgeon " $50,000

Date: 9/15/2017
Orthopaedic Research and Educational Foundation - Musculoskeletal Transplant Fnd (MTF)
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Orthopedics

Funding Program: OREF Mentored Clinician-Scientist Grant
Supports cutting edge research that focuses on robotic-assisted surgery for primary total knee arthroplasty Orthopaedic surgeon and current NIH K-award recipient $20,000

Date: 9/15/2017
Orthopaedic Research and Educational Foundation - Musculoskeletal Transplant Fnd (MTF)
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Orthopedics

Funding Program: ORS /
OREF Post-doctoral Fellowship Grant
Provides one year of support for individuals in a full-time postdoctoral training program PhD, MD, DVM, DO; full members of ORS; mentor/advisor that is full member of ORS; 95% dedicated to research project $50,000

Date: 9/15/2017
Orthopaedic Research and Educational Foundation - Musculoskeletal Transplant Fnd (MTF)
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Orthopedics

Funding Program:
Resident / Clinician Scientist Training Grant
Prepares residents for a career with research as a major component Residents/Fellows $20,000

Date: 9/15/2017
ResMed Foundation
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Sleep and Respiratory Health

Funding Program: Clinical Research Proposal*
Promote novel research as well as public and physician awareness of sleep disordered breathing (SDB), with a primary focus on positive airway pressure therapies and ventilation-based treatments. Organizations that demonstrate that they have competent management who have a history of delivering results in an effective and cost efficient manner submit budget

Date: 9/15/2017
Scleroderma Foundation, Inc.
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Immunology, dermatology, hematology

Funding Program: New Investigator
Promotes research that leads to individual research projects that relates to any area of scleroderma Applicants must have a doctoral degree in Medicine, Osteopathy, Veterinary Medicine or one of the sciences; and must have completed a postdoctoral fellowship by the grant award date. Applicants who have been a principal investigator on grants from the Scleroderma Foundation or other national, private or government agencies other than fellowship grants are not eligible for this award. $50,000 per year; 3 years

Date: 9/15/2017
Scleroderma Foundation, Inc.
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Immunology, dermatology, hematology

Funding Program:
Established Investigator
Pilot studies to obtain preliminary data dealing with a highly innovative and/or highly relevant theme related to the disease Applicants must have a doctorate degree in Medicine, Osteopathy, Veterinary Medicine or one of the sciences; must have completed a postdoctoral fellowship; and have been principal investigator on grants from the Scleroderma Foundation or other national, private or government agencies in the past. $75,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 9/16/2017
Progeria Research Foundation
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Pediatrics / Heart Disease

Funding Program: Innovator Awards*
To allow an investigator to embark on new lines of investigation, and to produce enough preliminary data to be competitive for longer-term funding by NIH and/or other agencies   Innovator: $75,000 per year; 2years

Date: 9/19/2017
Progeria Research Foundation
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Pediatrics/Heart Disease

Funding Program:
Established Investigator
Awards*
Designed for advanced investigations in areas critical to the goals of PRF by senior investigators established either in the field of Progeria or a field that can be directly applied to Progeria.   Investigator: $100,000 per year/3 years

Date: 9/19/2017
Thrasher Research Fund*
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Medical Research - children
focus

Funding Program: Early
Career Awards, Concept Submission
To impact the field of children's health through medical research. Physicians who are in a residency/fellowship training program, or who completed that program no more than one year before the date of submission of the Concept Paper, post-doctoral researchers who received the doctoral level degree no more than three years prior to the date of submission of the Concept Pape up to $25,000 (based on budget)

Date: 9/19/2017
Thrasher Research Fund*
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Medical Research - children
focus

Funding Program: Early
Career Awards*
To support clinical, hypothesis-driven research that offers substantial promise for meaningful advances in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of children's diseases, particularly research that offers broad-based applications Physicians who are in a residency/fellowship training program, or who have completed such a program no more than one year before the date of submission of the concept paper, as well as postdoctoral researchers who received their doctoral-level degree no more than three years prior to the date of submission of the concept paper. up to $25k (based on budget)

Date: 9/19/2017
Conquer Cancer Foundation/ASCO
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Cancer

Funding Program: Career Development Award
Provides research funding to clinical investigators, who have received their initial faculty appointment, as they work to establish an independent clinical cancer research program. This research must have a patient-oriented focus, including a clinical research study and/or translational research involving human subjects. MD or DO; be in first to third year of FT primary faculty appointment in a clinical department (instructor/lecturer; assistant professor; assistant member); ASCO member; completed PD research; commit >50% FT research effort; not hold current career development award $200,000 over three years

Date: 9/21/2017
Conquer Cancer Foundation/ASCO
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Cancer

Funding Program: Young Investigator Award
Provides funding to promising investigators to encourage and promote quality research in clinical oncology. The purpose of this grant is to fund physicians during the transition from a fellowship program to a faculty appointment MD or DO in last two years of final subspecialty training and within 10 years of obtaining medical degree at time of grant submission; planning an investigative career in clinical oncology; applicant should be working in clinical research setting or oncology lab (faculty appt not necessary at time of grant); ASCO member; 60% FT research effort $50,000

Date: 9/21/2017
American College of Cardiology
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Cardiology

Funding Program: William F. Keating Esq. Endowment Career Development Award
Recognize and provide financial support for research efforts by outstanding young cardiovascular scholars. Award supports sa Instructor or assistant professor who have completed adult/pediatric/or surgical cardiology fellowship training; member or eligible to become member of ACC; no more than five years out of training $70,000, used for salary support only; 1 year

Date: 9/22/2017
American College of Cardiology
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Cardiology

Funding Program: Merck Research Fellowships in Cardiovascular Disease
To support research in adult cardiology. Anyone currently in an adult cardiology fellowship training program; no more than 2 years prior FT research experience in either clinical or basic research; will not hold other major external fellowship or salary support $70,000, used for salary support only; 1 year

Date: 9/22/2017
American Epilepsy Society
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Epilepsy

Funding Program: Seed Grant Program
Pursue new and innovative directions in epilepsy research, bring new research methods to their research programs, or begin new collaborations with other investigators in epilepsy or in different, complementary disciplines. Individual investigators or from two or more collaborating investigators. Applicants must be established investigators with at least an Associate Professor or equivalent level appointment. At least one applicant must be an epilepsy-focused academic investigator and an AES member. $20,000

Date: 9/22/2017
Epilepsy Foundation
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Epilepsy

Funding Program: Targeted Research Initiative for Research Regarding Cannabinoids and Epilepsy
To advance the understanding of epilepsy that will lead to better treatment, more effective prevention, and ultimately to a cure Hold a relevant advanced degree (MD, PhD, MS, PharmD) and have completed all research training appropriate to the project proposed $50,000

Date: 9/25/2017
ASHP
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Pharmacy

Funding Program: New Investigator Research Grant LOI
"This research grant program supports practice-based research related to advancing pharmacy practice. The primary goal of the program is to support quality research to advance pharmacy practice. A secondary goal is to develop new investigators' research skills while fostering development of mentoring relationships with more experienced senior investigators. " "The principal investigator must be a new researcher within five years of completion of his/her terminal degree or postgraduate training or have professional experience greater than five years and no more than two externally funded research projects as a principal investigator. The principal investigator must be a licensed pharmacist and multidisciplinary research teams are strongly encouraged. A senior investigator must participate on the research team as a mentor/advisor. The senior investigator does not have to be a pharmacist. Applicants are strongly encouraged to include an individual with a strong research track record as the senior investigator. History of publication of original research in peer-reviewed biomedical journals and receipt of extramural grant funding will be used to evaluate the senior investigator's research track record. A biostatistician should be included as a member of the research team. Strong consideration should be given to allocating a portion of the budget to support biostatistics consultation. " $20,000

Date: 9/26/2017
Frick Foundation for ALS Research
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ALS

Funding Program: Basic Biomedical Research Grant
To encourage basic biomedical research related to understanding the cause of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis   $100,000

Date: 9/30/2017
Fritz-Thyssen-Stiftung
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Science and Research

Funding Program: Molecular causes in the development of illnesses
" In the area of “Molecular causes in the development of illnesses”, molecular biological studies of illnesses are supported whose development is primarily based on genetic defects or whose gene variants contribute to the development of complex illnesses.Studies may be performed on cell culture and/or animal models, but should at least in part be performed on human tissue specimens and/or cells bearing relevance to illnesses. " Applications will NOT be accepted from established researchers and scientists (holder of chairs; director of clinics); Proposals will only be accepted from researchers with a PhD, should have 2-4 years post-doctoral experience and want to set up or expand a small working group with the support of the foundation salary costs

Date: 9/30/2017
BD Biosciences
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Cancer

Funding Program: Cancer Research
Supports scientists pursuing innovative ideas in cancer research, helping to define the next generation of scientific breakthroughs   up to $10,000

Date: Check back soon for new cycle to be posted
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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Cystic Fibrosis

Funding Program: CFF/NIH-unfunded grant award
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: rolling through 10/31/17