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Latest funding opportunities listed:

Department of Defense Epilepsy Research Program

The ERP was initiated in 2015 to develop an understanding of the magnitude of post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) within the military and to expand research into the basic mechanisms by which traumatic brain injury (TBI) produces epilepsy.

Deadline for pre-applications: August 19, 2015

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Department of Defense Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program

The goal of the OPORP is to improve our understanding and ultimately advance the implementation of the most effective prescriptions for prosthetic and orthotic devices, treatment, rehabilitation, and secondary health effect prevention options for patients, clinicians, other caregivers, and policymakers.

Deadline for pre-applications: August 31, 2015

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Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Program

The PRARP has identified seven research focus areas which are viewed as avenues towards addressing the PRARP overarching challenges. These are technical in nature, and represent research disciplines most suited to the PRARP's overarching challenges: (1) Genomics/Proteomics/Bioinformatics; (2) Pathology of Tau; (3) Roles of Non-Neuronal Cells in TBI/AD Pathogenesis (4) Novel Target Identification (5) Basic research (non-human) directly leading to the identification of new targets for the development of existing or new investigational medicines, drugs, or agents; (5) Imaging; (6) Care Interventions and Quality of Life; (7) Caregiver support.

Deadline for pre-applications: August 19, 2015

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Department of Defense Reconstructive Transplant Research Program

The Reconstructive Transplant Research (RTR) Program was initiated in 2012 to advance the science and execution of complex hand, face and other vascularized composite allotransplantation (VCA) procedures.

"Deadline for pre-applications for Concept Awards and Idea Discovery Awards: September 16, 2015 Deadline for pre-applications for Translational Research Awards and Clinical Trial Awards: August 25, 2015"

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Foundation Leducq - Transatlantic Networks of Excellence

The principal aim of this program is to bring together teams of researchers with complementary expertise and resources so that they can accomplish together what the members could not do individually. The networks supported by the foundation should advance the science of cardiovascular and neurovascular disease, apply the knowledge gained through research towards the development of technology and therapeutics to improve human health, and support early-career investigators in cardiovascular and neurovascular disease.

Deadline for Letter of Intent: September 6, 2015

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Immunodeficiency Canada - Chaim Roifman Scholar Award for Senior Investigators

Immunodeficiency Canada each fall annually requests proposals focused on research in primary immune deficiency (PI).

Deadline for Letter of Intent: September 25, 2015

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National Sanitarium Association

The Innovative Research Program intended to provide well-established investigators with start-up (venture) funding for innovative, emerging, and important new areas of research in the broad field of pulmonary science and medicine. Established fields of research that are supported by traditional funding agencies are not eligible for consideration.

Deadline for Applications: October 1, 2015

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Research Seed Money Grant for Pseudomyxoma Peritonei

NORD, with funding from the PMP Research Foundation, is accepting applications for scientific research studies and/or clinical research studies related to pseudomyxoma peritonei (PMP).

Deadline for Abstract Submission: July 31, 2015

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Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Awards

The Fund recognizes that young investigators may find it difficult to remain in pediatric research because of a lack of funding. Therefore, the purpose of this program is to encourage the development of medical research in child health by awarding small grants to new researchers, helping them gain a foothold in this important area.

Deadline for Concept Submission: September 11, 2015

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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, 2015

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