2021 CGM Symposium: Save the Date
RESEARCH
Dec 14, 2020

2021 CGM Symposium: Save the Date

Registration is now open for the 2021 Center for Genomic Medicine Symposium. This year's symposium will feature eternal speakers and bring the community together for panel discussions and virtual poster sessions. We look forward to "seeing" you there!... Read More

Wellcome: COVID-19 Epidemic Preparedness
RESEARCH
Dec 14, 2020

Wellcome: COVID-19 Epidemic Preparedness

Wellcome and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) have issued a call for proposals aimed at strengthening the evidence base for the prevention and control of coronavirus (COVID-19). Proposals should be focused on helping low- and middle-income countries prepare for and deal with the epidemic.... Read More

Call for Applications – R01 Writing Groups – June 2021 Submission
RESEARCH
Dec 09, 2020

Call for Applications – R01 Writing Groups – June 2021 Submission

Submitting a first successful R01 is a major challenge. The University's KL2 program, a part of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, is again organizing R01 writing groups that will include up to five NIH defined new investigators who are pursuing their first R01 NIH award (or equivalent).... Read More

Implementation Science Guides GIN to Promising Success as Part of NIDA CTN
RESEARCH
Nov 17, 2020

Implementation Science Guides GIN to Promising Success as Part of NIDA CTN

The GIN is a part of the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Clinical Trial Network (CTN) as part of the National Institute of Health. Having been approved and funded in 2019, the GIN is a relatively new kid on the NIDA CTN block. But with existing infrastructure, the GIN has been housed neatly within the Program for Addiction Research, Clinical Care, Knowledge, and Advocacy (PARCKA) and has hit the ground running.... Read More

American Heart Association: Postdoctoral Fellowships
RESEARCH
Nov 12, 2020

American Heart Association: Postdoctoral Fellowships

The American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship aims to enhance the training of postdoctoral applicants who are not yet independent. The applicant must be embedded in an appropriate investigative group with the mentorship, support, and relevant scientific guidance of a research mentor.... Read More

Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s Collaborative Research Network: Circuitry and Brain-body Interactions Award
RESEARCH
Nov 12, 2020

Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s Collaborative Research Network: Circuitry and Brain-body Interactions Award

The ASAP Collaborative Research Network, a program of the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) initiative being implemented through The Michael J. Fox Foundation, seeks to support multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research teams to address key knowledge gaps in the basic mechanisms that contribute to Parkinson’s development and progression.... Read More

University of Utah Research Incentive  Seed Grant Program: School of Medicine
RESEARCH
Oct 19, 2020

University of Utah Research Incentive Seed Grant Program: School of Medicine

The goal of the Research Incentive Seed Grant Program is to support investigators in collecting preliminary data in new, innovative research areas that will be leveraged for extramural grant applications. This Request for Proposals is for one-year pilot projects. This program is specific to School of Medicine faculty. Faculty in other Departments, Institutes/Centers/Programs, the College of Cultural & Social Transformation, the Honors College and Libraries should apply via their home colleges.... Read More

Frontiers in Precision Medicine November Webinar
EDUCATION, RESEARCH
Oct 19, 2020

Frontiers in Precision Medicine November Webinar

What: "HerediGene: Population Study" presented by Lincoln Nadauld, MD, PhD Vice President and Chief of Precision Health Intermountain Healthcare. When: November 10, 2020, 2-3 PM Lincoln Nadauld, MD, PhD, is Vice President and Chief of Precision Health at Intermountain Healthcare, where he oversees the clinical implementation of Precision Genomics across Intermountain's 24 hospitals and 160 physician clinics.... Read More

Message from CCTS: uTRAC Clinical Research Accrual Tracking Module
RECOGNITION
Oct 19, 2020

Message from CCTS: uTRAC Clinical Research Accrual Tracking Module

Beginning October 1, 2020, all clinical research teams will begin reporting accrual data in uTRAC. uTRAC is the University of Utah Health Sciences’ clinical trials management system. This new requirement will apply to all IRB approved projects that meet the NIH definition of a clinical trial regardless of funding source.... Read More

W. M. Keck Foundation
RESEARCH
Oct 16, 2020

W. M. Keck Foundation

The Office of the Vice President for Research is seeking interdisciplinary and transformative project concepts for the W. M. Keck Foundation. Keck seeks to benefit humanity by supporting basic science projects in two specific areas (1) medical research and (2) science and engineering, that are distinctive and novel in their approach, question the prevailing paradigm, or have the potential to break open new territory in a field. ... Read More

Limited Submission Opportunities
RESEARCH
Oct 16, 2020

Limited Submission Opportunities

Application Due Date: November 2, 2020 All applicants will need to file their initial application with the VPR Office through the Limited Submission website on the Research Portal within CIS. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Lynn Wong.... Read More

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation: 2021 Clinical Scientist Development Award Competition
RESEARCH
Oct 16, 2020

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation: 2021 Clinical Scientist Development Award Competition

The Clinical Scientist Development Award consists of $150,000 annual direct costs plus $15,000 (10%) annual indirect costs for three years. The priority of the CSDA program is to fund outstanding individuals with potential for clinical research careers, whose projects will address highly significant research questions and lead to career advancement. DDCF does not have funding priorities based on disease area or research type.... Read More

Rashmee Shah Recipient of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Award
RECOGNITION
Sep 16, 2020

Rashmee Shah Recipient of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Award

Rashmee Shah, MD, MS an assistant professor in the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at University of Utah Health was recently awarded the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) Clinical Scientist Development award. As the University of Utah press release noted, Dr. Shah was, “among 17 physician-scientists in the country who have been awarded a three-year $495,000 Clinical Scientist Development Award from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF).”... Read More

Research Education Fall Courses
EDUCATION
Sep 14, 2020

Research Education Fall Courses

For fall 2020, Research Education (REd) is offering several training classes.  These classes include Best Practice Networks (BPN) and Grant Writing Consultations for all faculty, students and staff at the University of Utah.... Read More

4th Annual University of Utah Translational Hypertension Virtual Symposium
EDUCATION
Sep 14, 2020

4th Annual University of Utah Translational Hypertension Virtual Symposium

To be held October 8, 2020. Dr. Keith Ferdinand will be the keynote lecturer. Additionally, we have reformatted the symposium into a virtual 90-minute panel discussion moderated by Dr. Daichi Shimbo focused on the intersection of the disparities in hypertension treatment and control laid bare by COVID-19 and the role of home blood pressure monitoring and telehealth during and after the COVID-19 pandemic.... Read More

Therapeutics Catalyst Grants
RESEARCH
Sep 03, 2020

Therapeutics Catalyst Grants

The Center for Genomic Medicine and the College of Pharmacy are pleased to announce the availability of Therapeutics Catalyst Grants to support early-stage therapeutic development, and to encourage initiation of therapeutically-focused projects across the University.... Read More

Marco Bortolato Named Presidential Scholar
RECOGNITION
Sep 01, 2020

Marco Bortolato Named Presidential Scholar

Four faculty members have been named Presidential Scholars at the University of Utah. Among them is Marco Bortolato, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in the College of Pharmacy. Bortolato’s research group discovered that neurosteroids mediate the role of stress in many neuropsychiatric disorders.... Read More

Residency Opportunities at New Altitude Lab
RESEARCH
Sep 01, 2020

Residency Opportunities at New Altitude Lab

Residents of the incubator will have access to a cutting-edge 14,500-square-foot facility equipped with nearly a million dollars of the latest molecular and cell biology tools, laboratory space and modern office and networking facilities.... Read More

Vice President’s Clinical and Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars Program
RESEARCH
Aug 25, 2020

Vice President’s Clinical and Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars Program

The Vice President’s Clinical and Translational (VPCAT) Research Scholars Program has published and opened their 2021 VPCAT Cohort Competition Space application. Junior faculty committed to careers in clinical or translational research can find details and instructions on our website and in the attached flyer. All applications are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, September 25, 2020. No late applications will be accepted.... Read More

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation: Neuroimaging and CSF Biomarker Development Program
RESEARCH
Aug 17, 2020

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation: Neuroimaging and CSF Biomarker Development Program

The aim of this RFP is to develop biomarkers for which there is a clear clinical need in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Specifically, this RFP focuses on: - Developing novel PET ligands for clinical use - Supporting novel CSF biomarkers - Validating established MRI approaches in larger cohorts - Peripheral biofluids and digital approaches are supported through the Diagnostics Accelerator RFP.... Read More

Sony: Focused Research Award
RESEARCH
Aug 17, 2020

Sony: Focused Research Award

The Sony Research Award Program seeks to create new opportunities for university faculties to engage in pioneering research that could drive new technologies, industries, and the future. To that end, Sony welcomes applications for the Focused Research Award, which seeks to foster collaboration with academic partners and facilitate the exploration of new and promising research. The program will provide up to $150,000 in support of collaborative research projects. ... Read More

Michael J. Fox Foundation: Development and Validation of Improved Outcome Measures in Parkinson's
RESEARCH
Aug 17, 2020

Michael J. Fox Foundation: Development and Validation of Improved Outcome Measures in Parkinson's

The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF) seeks applications to develop objective biomarkers that can support therapeutic development in Parkinson’s. These may include biomarkers that improve definitive diagnosis, objectively track disease progression, enrich for subject populations, or more precisely detect a treatment response or target engagement. The availability of these types of biomarkers would transform clinical trial design and assist in the interpretation of trial results.... Read More

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation: Neuroimaging and CSF Biomarker Development Program
RESEARCH
Aug 17, 2020

Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation: Neuroimaging and CSF Biomarker Development Program

The aim of this RFP is to develop biomarkers for which there is a clear clinical need in Alzheimer's disease and related dementias. Specifically, this RFP focuses on: - Developing novel PET ligands for clinical use - Supporting novel CSF biomarkers - Validating established MRI approaches in larger cohorts - Peripheral biofluids and digital approaches are supported through the Diagnostics Accelerator RFP.... Read More

Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Next Gen Pregnancy Initiative
RESEARCH
Aug 17, 2020

Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Next Gen Pregnancy Initiative

Building upon the original goals of the BWF Preterm Birth Initiative, a recently convened Pregnancy Think Tank has helped shape the next generation of BWF preterm birth awards. Growing evidence suggests the interrelatedness of the duration of pregnancy, fetal growth, and adverse pregnancy outcomes such as preterm birth, preeclampsia, intrauterine growth restriction, stillbirth, and maternal medical complications including maternal mortality.... Read More

Training & Standards for Returning Back to Campus
RESEARCH
Jul 17, 2020

Training & Standards for Returning Back to Campus

We're far from returning to a pre-COVID-19 normal. But as the University of Utah and the University Health Sciences community navigate this dynamic situation, we want you to be informed on the standards and practices that will keep everyone safe.... Read More

Updated Standard Operating Procedures
RESEARCH
Jul 17, 2020

Updated Standard Operating Procedures

The University Cross-Departmental SOP Collaboration Group has been working to establish a library of SOPs to serve as a resource to those conducting clinical research at the University of Utah. A number of these SOPs have been finalized and signed by Dr. Weyrich, strongly encouraging their implementation for all research groups across the University of Utah. ... Read More

William T. Grant FoundationWilliam T. Grant Foundation: Research Grants on Reducing Inequality
RESEARCH
Jul 16, 2020

William T. Grant Foundation: Research Grants on Reducing Inequality

Award Amount: U Between $100,000 and $600,000 over two to three years Application Due Date: Letter of Inquiry due August 4, 2020 The Foundation’s mission is to support research to improve the lives of young people ages 5-25 in the United States. One way that we pursue this mission is by investing in high-quality field-initiated studies on reducing inequality in youth outcomes.... Read More

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Focus Grants
RESEARCH
Jul 16, 2020

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention: Focus Grants

AFSP has set a goal to reduce our nation’s suicide rate 20% by 2025. We believe that by targeting areas known to contribute to suicide burden we can reach this goal. This Focus Grant RFA seeks applications that address potential biological, psychological, social and/or environmental pathways and interventions that can significantly reduce the national suicide rate if ultimately implemented on a large scale.... Read More

DRC Pilot & Feasibility Awards
RESEARCH
Jul 16, 2020

DRC Pilot & Feasibility Awards

Award Amount: $500,000 over five years Grants of up to $40,000 (direct costs) for one year will be awarded Application Due Date: 5 PM August 31, 2020... Read More

Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease
RESEARCH
Jul 16, 2020

Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease

Award Amount: $500,000 over five years Application Due Date: Pre-proposal due July 31, 2020 The Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease (PATH) award provides $500,000 over five years to support accomplished investigators at the assistant professor level to study pathogenesis, with a focus on the interplay between human and microbial biology, shedding light on how human and microbial systems are affected by their encounters. ... Read More

Internal Call for Concept Papers: W.M. Keck Foundation
RESEARCH
Jun 12, 2020

Internal Call for Concept Papers: W.M. Keck Foundation

Award Amount: $1 Million over three years Application Due Date: Concept Papers Due June 19, 2020 The Office of the Vice President for Research is seeking interdisciplinary and transformative project concepts for the W. M. Keck Foundation.... Read More

PCORI: Phased Large Awards for Comparative Effectiveness Research
RESEARCH
Jun 12, 2020

PCORI: Phased Large Awards for Comparative Effectiveness Research

Award Amount: $22 million in direct costs (Feasibility phase: $2 million; Full-scale study phase: $20 million) Application Due Date: Letter of Intent Due September 29, 2020 (Portal opens June 9, 2020) This PCORI funding announcement invites applications for high-quality comparative effectiveness research (CER) projects that will examine a critical patient-centered research question that is also relevant to decision makers and other stakeholders.... Read More

Merck: Research Grant for Pandemic Preparedness
RESEARCH
Jun 12, 2020

Merck: Research Grant for Pandemic Preparedness

Award Amount: Up to 500,000 EUR ($561,995 USD) per year for three years Application Due Date: Rolling The recent COVID-19 pandemic shows that pandemic preparedness and having the right products and technology to fight infectious diseases with epidemic and pandemic potential is of utmost importance.... Read More

Wellcome: COVID-19 Epidemic Preparedness
RESEARCH
Apr 15, 2020

Wellcome: COVID-19 Epidemic Preparedness

Wellcome and the UK Department for International Development (DFID) have issued a call for proposals aimed at strengthening the evidence base for the prevention and control of coronavirus (COVID-19).... Read More

Driving Out Diabetes Roundtable
EDUCATION
Jan 16, 2020

Driving Out Diabetes Roundtable

Interdisciplinary researchers across the University of Utah campus interested in learning more about Driving Out Diabetes are welcome to join Wednesday, February 19, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM at Gardner Commons, Room 4150.... Read More

3i Spring 2020 Symposium
EDUCATION
Jan 16, 2020

3i Spring 2020 Symposium

All faculty, staff, and trainees are welcome to join us for the Immunology, Inflammation, and Infectious Disease Initiative Spring 2020 Symposium on Friday, May 1, 2020, 11 AM - 7 PM.... Read More

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