Research Funding

RFA: CTR Superstar Competition

Application Deadline: September 22nd, 2017 (5 pm)

The Great Plains IDeA-CTR network is excited to announce a funding opportunity. The grant will be awarded at the GP IDeA-CTR Annual Scientific Meeting on October 23rd, 2017.

The goal is to raise awareness of CTR by promising scholars who are developing innovative tools and methods for medical research. The winning investigator/team will receive a pilot grant award to catalyze cutting-edge research that may translate to a sustainable product or a larger federal grant.

Application involves a brief research pitch (5 pages maximum) to include: project title, principle investigator(s), participating institution(s), study aims, hypotheses, methods (brief overview of design, study sample, measures, budget and statistical analysis plan), one year deliverables, and a statement addressing how the project advances CTR. In addition, applicants should provide a biosketch for PI and all key personnel.

The winner will receive up to $20,000 for one year, and access to resources of the GP IDeA-CTR to support these research efforts.

Eligibility

  • Current full time faculty appointment at a participating institution
  • Eligible to apply for NIH funds (i.e. US citizen or a permanent resident)
  • Project relevant to clinical and translational research
  • Must be able to attend and present pitch at CTR Superstar Dinner on October 23rd, 2017 if chosen as a finalist

For more information, visit the Great Plains IDeA-CTR webpage.

Please direct questions to Pamela Laws, Chief Scientific Administrator, pamela.flaxlaws@unmc.edu

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