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Department of Defense Parkinson's Research Program

"PRP's Early Investigator Research Award supports early-career investigators who have innovative, high-impact ideas or new technologies applicable to Parkinson’s disease research and/or patient care. The investigator must be a postdoctoral or clinical fellow within three years of advanced degree or residency training (or equivalent) as of the application deadline. Clinical fellows must be specializing in movement disorders. The Investigator-Initiated Research Award Supports highly rigorous, high-impact research projects that have the potential to make an important contribution to Parkinson’s disease research and/or patient care."

"Deadline for Pre-Applications: August 17, 2017 Deadline for Applications: August 31, 2017"

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Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program - Career Development Award

"The Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) has been charged by U.S. Congress to fund innovative basic, applied, and translational cancer research to support Service members, their families, and the American public. The FY17 PRCRP Career Development Award supports independent, early-career investigators to conduct impactful research with the mentorship of an experienced cancer researcher (i.e., the Designated Mentor) as an opportunity to obtain the funding, guidance, and experience necessary for productive, independent careers at the forefront of cancer research. The PI must be an independent, early-career researcher or physician-scientist within 10 years after completion of his/her terminal degree (excluding time spent in residency or on family medical leave). Time spent as a postdoctoral fellow is not excluded. "

Deadline for pre-applications: September 12, 2017

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Scleroderma Foundation - Established Investigator Grant

The Scleroderma Foundation seeks applications from promising established investigators both inside and outside the field of scleroderma research who wish to propose pilot studies to obtain preliminary data dealing with a highly innovative and/or highly relevant theme related to the disease.

Deadline: Sept 15, 2017

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Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Awards for Medical Scientists

The CAMS award provides support to facilitate the transition from mentored position to independence for the early career physician scientist. The program is ideal for the physician scientist considering an academic career.

Deadline: October 3, 2017

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DARPA - Defense Sciences Research and Technology

The mission of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is to identify and pursue high-risk, high-payoff research initiatives across a broad spectrum of science and engineering disciplines and to transform these initiatives into important, radically new, game-changing technologies for U.S. national security. In support of this mission, this DSO Office-wide BAA invites proposers to submit innovative basic or applied research concepts in one or more of the following technical areas: Physical Systems; Mathematics, Modeling and Design; and Human-Machine Systems. For each technical area addressed, proposed research should investigate innovative approaches that enable revolutionary advances. DSO is explicitly not interested in approaches or technologies that primarily result in evolutionary improvements to the existing state of practice.

"Deadline for abstracts: May 10, 2018 Deadline for proposals: June 11, 2018"

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Paralyzed Veterans of America

The PVA Research Foundation is focused on funding projects that are grounded in basic laboratory science and the education of scientists working on breakthroughs directed toward a cure for paralysis or the secondary medical conditions, and technologies associated with spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/D). These projects should be designed to find better treatments and cures for paralysis, to support efforts to improve the quality of life of individuals with SCI/D until improved clinical treatments, technologies or cures are discovered, and to train post-doctoral fellow investigators and encourage them to specialize in the area of spinal cord research.

Deadline: July 24, 2017

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Department of Defense - Autism Research Program

The Autism Research Program focuses on ways to improve diagnosis, treatment, and studying psychosocial factors for affecting key life time transitions to independence and a better life for those with autism and their families. The FY 2017 program includes three funding mechanisms: Clinical Trial Awards; Clinical Translational Research Awards; and Idea Development Awards.

Deadline for Pre-Applications: July 26, 2017

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Department of Defense Neurofibromatosis Research Program

The NFRP seeks to support innovative, high-impact research that will foster new directions for and address neglected issues in NF research; sponsor multidisciplinary and multi-institutional collaborations that will bring new perspectives to the field; promote translational and clinical studies to move promising ideas from bench to bedside; and develop a balanced portfolio of meritorious research related to all aspects of NF1, NF2, and schwannomatosis.

Deadline for Pre-Applications: July 26, 2017

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Department of Defense Spinal Cord Injury Research Program

The SCIRP focuses its funding on innovative projects that have the potential to make a significant impact on improving the function, wellness, and overall quality of life for military service members as well as their caregivers, families, and the American public. The FY 2017 program includes the following award mechanisms: Investigator-Initiative Research Award; Qualitative Research Award; Translational Research Award; Clinical Research Development Award; and Clinical Trial Award.

Deadline for Pre-Applications: August 8, 2017

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Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation

The purpose of this Request for Proposal is to fund early stage research that will explore new approaches to advance the current scientific knowledge about desmoid tumors, resulting in the development of new treatment options and bringing us closer to the ultimate goal - a cure.

Deadline: January 12, 2018

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Grand Challenges Canada - Stars in Global Health - Round 8 - Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health

"The goal of this Stars in Reproductive, Maternal, Ne wborn and Child Health Request f or Proposals (RFP) is to support Bold Ideas with Big Impact® on reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health from innovators in eligible countries. "

Deadline: August 3, 2017

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International Myeloma Foundation

These awards go to researchers doing work in the field of multiple myeloma and related disorders including smoldering myeloma, MGUS (monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance) as well as immunoglobulin derived amyloidosis.

Deadline for applications: August 1, 2017

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Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program

The PRMRP is committed to funding research that has the potential to profoundly impact the development and implementation of medical devices, drugs, and clinical guidance that will enhance the precision and efficacy of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment across a wide range of disciplines including cardiovascular health, autoimmune diseases and immunology, infectious diseases, internal medicine, neurological and psychological health, orthopedic and regenerative medicine, and respiratory health and injury.

"Deadline for pre-applications for Clinical Trial Awards and Focused Program Awards: July 20, 2017 Deadline for pre-applications for Discovery Award: July 19, 2017 Deadline for pre-applications for Investigator-Initiated Research Awards and Technology/Therapeutic Development Award: July 13, 2017"

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Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program

Supports military-relevant, peer-reviewed orthopaedic research.

Deadline for pre-applications: July 12, 2017

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Department of Defense Prostate Cancer Research Program

The PCRP mission is to find and fund research that will lead to the elimination of death from prostate cancer and enhance the well-being of men experiencing the impact of the disease.

"Deadline for pre-applications (Impact Award, Health Disparity Research Award, ): July 7, 2017 Deadline for pre-applications (Idea Development Award): July 14, 2017 Deadline for pre-applications (Physician Research Award, Early Investigator Research Award): July 27, 2017 Deadline for pre-applications (Clinical Consortium Award, Prostate Cancer Pathology Resource Network Award, ): August 24, 2017"

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Department of Defense Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program

To encourage innovative research aimed at understanding the pathogenesis and manifestations of TSC to improve the lives of individuals with TSC.

Deadline for pre-applications: July 11, 2017

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Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation

"The Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation is a privately funded research charity organisation with the exclusive aim to perform/promote basic and clinical research related to spinal cord injury. Research projects may address all aspects of spinal cord lesions, nerve regeneration, trophic support of lesioned neurons, and functional changes induced by lesions preferentially in mammals. Proposals should have a view to translation from the laboratory to the clinical setting and have the potential to provide real benefits to human patients. Clinical research projects can be situated in the fields of diagnosis, acute lesion management including surgery, neurology, urology, rehabilitation, and other areas related to paraplegia. Besides the translational aspect another preference is given to projects which focus also on chronic spinal cord injury. "

Deadline for executive summary: September 1, 2017

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Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program

The LCRP will support and integrate research from multiple disciplines for risk assessment, prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment for the control and cure of lung cancer.

"Deadline for pre-applications (Idea Development, Investigator Initiated Translational, Translational Research Partnership): June 28, 2017 Deadline for pre-applications (Concept Award): July 27, 2017 Deadline for pre-applications (Career Development): September 13, 2017 "

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Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Vision Research Program

The goal of this program is to foster innovative, military relevant research in the following areas: 1) mitigation and treatment of traumatic injuries, war related injuries and diseases to the ocular structure and visual system; 2) mitigation and treatment of visual dysfunction associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI); 3) ocular and visual systems diagnostic capabilities and assessment strategies; 4) protection and prevention strategies; 5) vision rehabilitation strategies and quality of life measures; 6) epidemiological studies of military eye trauma and TBI related vision dysfunction; 7) vision restoration; 8) vision care education, training and simulation; and 9) warfighter vision readiness and enhancement.

"Deadline for pre-applications: July 12, 2017 "

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A-T Children's Project

The A-T Children's Project provides competitive grant awards for basic and translational research grants related to A-T.

Deadlines for letters of intent: August 1, 2017; February 1, 2018

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