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Research Newsletter
June 25, 2014  


Clinical & Translational Science Collaborative (CTSC), CWRU, School of Medicine

Qualified candidates are being offered an opportunity to apply to an innovative career development program whose purpose is to train clinician investigators. The CTSC KL2 is designed to train the nation’s future leaders in clinical and translational research, and is part of the NIH Roadmap aimed at “re-engineering the clinical research enterprise.” Each scholar will embark on a 4 year program of intensive training in multidisciplinary team-based, patient-oriented clinical research, combining an innovative curriculum with mentored research experiences.

Applications are encouraged from physicians, nurses, dentists, social and behavioral scientists, engineers, biostatisticians, epidemiologists, bioethicists and other professionals with expertise relevant to clinical research.

The competitive applicant will be at an early career stage, e.g. senior postdoctoral fellow, instructor, or entry level faculty member, and will need to explain through the application how the program will enable a successful career in clinical research. CTSC is especially seeking qualified applicants from under represented populations.

Please visit the CTSC website for more information or for questions or assistance, please contact Beth Spyke, MPA at spykeb@ccf.org or 216-444-2702.

 
Department of Defense

The Department of Defense has announced the following new funding opportunities:

Department of the Army - USAMRAA
DoD Spinal Cord Injury Investigator-Initiated Research Award

DoD Spinal Cord Injury Qualitative Research Award

DoD Spinal Cord Injury Translational Research Award

DoD Spinal Cord Injury Clinical Trial Award

 
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Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI)

PCORI has announced its’ upcoming funding opportunities. The application system will open Wednesday, August 6 for the Fall 2014 PCORI Funding Announcements.

Visit the PCORI website for more information on the funding announcements.

 
Partnership for Clean Competition (PCC)

The Partnership for Clean Competition is a grant-making organization founded in 2008 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit public charity by the United States Olympic Committee, United States Anti-Doping Agency, Major League Baseball and the National Football League. Every day, the PCC acts to protect the integrity of sport and public health by engaging and supporting the world’s top scientists and innovators in high-quality anti-doping research and development.

The PCC is already accepting applications for grants and fellowships for the second funding round. Pre-applications are due on July 1, with full applications due a month later for those whose pre-applications are accepted. Funding decisions are made within 8 weeks and since 2008 have ranged from $10K to more than $400K, depending on the nature of the research and the funding needed. If you are interested in a future round of funding, pre-applications are reviewed three times per year: March 1, July 1, and November 1. Full applications are due the following months: April 1, August 1, and December 1.

To learn more about PCC’s research, including how to apply for a grant, please visit the PCC website.

 

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