NE LB506 Cancer and Smoking Disease Research Grant

Internal Deadline:  Friday, January 31, 2014

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (NE DHHS) has announced the Fiscal Year 2015 Cancer and Smoking Disease Research Grant competition. Funded by NE LB506, this program focuses on reducing cancer and smoking-related heart disease. Proposals relating directly to the prevention of cancer and smoking-related diseases – or the prevention or cessation of smoking in racial/ethnic minorities – will be given highest priority.

Link to NE DHHS information

2014 LB506 RFA

Young Investigator Initiative Career Development & Grant Mentoring Program

Sponsor:  Bone and Joint Initiative
Deadline:  January 15, 2014

RFA:  Bone&JointDec2013

The United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) and Bone and Joint Canada are dedicated to raising public awareness and to increasing research of musculoskeletal diseases. Research in the musculoskeletal diseases performed by young investigators is not keeping pace with the increasing burden of these diseases. In response, the Young Investigator Initiative is a career development and grant mentoring program provides early-career investigators an opportunity to work with experienced researchers in our field to assist them in securing funding and other survival skills required for pursuing an academic career.

Innovative-Translational Cancer Research

Deadline:  Monday, February 3, 2014
Amount:  up to $10,000
One Application per accredited medical school and school of public health in the United States.  Contact UNMC Sponsored Programs to apply for this award.

The Mary Kay Foundation, a funding source for cancer research, is currently accepting applications for innovative grants for translational research in ovarian, uterine, breast, or cervical cancer.

The program will offer between ten to fifteen grants. The awards will be up to $100,000 each (combined direct and indirect costs). The grant period is for two years. Applications must be submitted by one Principal Investigator, selected by the Institution.  Only one grant application will be accepted from each accredited medical school and school of public health in the United States.

Grants are limited to the United States. Application guidelines and instructions are included in this announcement.