Application due date: Friday, December 7, 2012, at noon.
The Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT) invites proposals from ITMAT Members and ITMAT Associate Members in the Research Associate or Instructor A category. It is not too late to become a Member or an Associate Member if you would like to apply for the grant and meet membership criterion. If you are interested, please visit the membership section of our website (http://www.itmat.upenn.edu/membership.shtml) for details.
The proposals must center on the translational space – in terms of drug development, from proof of concept in cells or model systems through to mechanistic studies in humans or, in drug development, completion of dose selection in Phase II. Programs that plan to progress within that space and which deploy technologies and approaches conventionally segregated from each other within the traditionally boundaries of academic medicine will be especially favored. The proposals are due by December 7, 2012 for a proposal start date of February 1, 2013.
Application due date: Friday, December 7, 2012, at noon.
The Translational Biomedical Imaging Center (TBIC) was established under the leadership of the ITMAT in part “to broaden and accelerate translational imaging research through the development of a center to bring together investigators with diverse backgrounds that contribute to various aspects of imaging science and who share a vision of contributing to the advancement of clinical medicine.” Among the approaches adopted by the TBIC to promote the use of imaging technology to facilitate translational research are the support of core facilities, collaborative imaging scientists, and retreats/seminars. Building on this foundation, the TBIC announces a new collaborative pilot grant program to help catalyze collaborations between primary imaging scientists and primary biomedical/clinical researchers that integrate novel imaging approaches to enhance translational science and medicine.
These proposals require at least two Co-Principal Investigators, one investigator whose primary research focus is in imaging methodology development and another investigator whose research is focused on biomedical science. At least one of the co-principal investigators should have a primary appointment in the School of Medicine. The TBIC adopts a broad definition of imaging science and seeks proposals that focus on anatomic or functional imaging approaches that span from the microscopic to in vivo regimes. Proposals that include a broad range of imaging methods including image acquisition techniques, image analysis, imaging probe development will be considered. Funding will be based on scientific merit, potential downstream clinical impact and the likelihood that the project will generate independent funding to sustain the effort. Post-pilot award outcomes will be surveyed. The deadline for applications is December 7, 2012 for an award start date of February 1, 2013.
Proposal due date: May 15, 2013 at 12 pm.
The proposals must be interdisciplinary and translation in nature and bridge the pediatric to adult divide. All proposals must have at least two Co-Principal Investigators, including at least one from the University of Pennsylvania and at least one from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. The proposals are due May 15, 2013 at noon for a proposal start date of July 1, 2013.
Applications due date: Friday, February 22, 2013, AT 5 pm.
he Clinical and Translational Research Center (CTRC) is now accepting research proposals to be considered for the Junior Investigator Preliminary/Feasibility Grant Program (JIPGP).
The primary goal of the Clinical Translational Research Center (CTRC) Junior Investigator Preliminary/Feasibility Grant Program (JIPGP) is to encourage junior investigators to develop clinical research projects that will ultimately lead to extramural NIH funding. The awards are designed to allow junior faculty members, clinical fellows and both M.D. and Ph.D. post-doctoral trainees with appropriate mentors to obtain funds for pilot projects that are investigator-initiated, human-based, CTRC studies that will enable an applicant to obtain preliminary data for an NIH K or R grant submission.
It is anticipated that the award will lead to a competitive extramural grant application and to a career in Clinical Translational Research Center-focused clinical investigation.
The grants will be available at each institution effective July 1, 2013.
o Application Receipt Deadline: February 22, 2013
o Notification of Award: April 5, 2013
o Funding Period: 7-1-13 to 6-30-14
Application due date: Friday, December 14, 2012, at noon.
The CT³N invites PENN researchers from all Schools to submit competitive proposals for Pilot Grants by December 14, 2012. The goal of these Pilot Grants is to support early-stage experimental preclinical studies in targeted therapeutics and thus assist investigators in obtaining key data to seek extramural funding. The grants will be for up to $25K for one year, starting February 1, 2013.
Application due date: Friday, January 13, 2012, at noon.
The Johns Hopkins University, University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, University of Pittsburgh, Washington University at St. Louis, and Yale University together comprise the SPIRiT Consortium of the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Award Program. SPIRiT, the Sharing Partnership for Innovative Research in Translation, is pleased to announce the Pilots Across the SPIRiT (PATS) program that supports pilot research projects representing true collaborations between investigators from at least two of the SPIRiT sites. A true collaboration is one in which the investigator(s) from each of the participating sites has a significant, defined role in the research project. Although the participating investigators may have collaborated in the past, the research project proposed must be novel and not part of an ongoing project. In other words, the proposed research must represent a new collaboration between investigators from at least two SPIRiT sites OR a new project conducted by existing collaborators from at least two SPIRiT sites. Proposed projects may address any aspect of clinical and translational science.
The principal investigator from each individual SPIRiT institution may request up to $25,000 in direct costs from her/his institution for research efforts to be conducted at that institution. For example, a project that is being proposed by a team of investigators from three SPIRiT sites can request $25,000 from each participating site for a total of $75,000 in direct costs. Monies will not be transferred from one institution to another. Additional budgetary restrictions may apply, as determined by policies and procedures at the individual participating institutions.
The Institute for Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (ITMAT) invites proposals from ITMAT Members. It is not too late to become a Member or an Associate Member if you would like to apply for the grant and meet membership criterion. If you are interested, please visit the membership section of our website (http://www.itmat.upenn.edu/membership.shtml) for details.
University of Pennsylvania proposals are due by January 13, 2012 at noon for a project start date of June 1, 2012. LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED NOR WILL EXTENSIONS BE GRANTED.
Internal and External Funding Opportunities
There are many internal and external funding opportunities available for faculty and students. These opportunities can be viewed via the School of Medicine's portal and via the University's U@Penn Research Portal. This new feature, which is part of U@Penn, provides a single portal for investigators and administrators that is aimed at facilitating accessibility to research information.