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Latest funding opportunities listed:

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 Multiple Sclerosis Research Program

The mission of the MSRP is to identify and fund promising research projects that are relevant to the prevention, etiology, pathogenesis, assessment, and treatment of MS and to ultimately lessen its personal and societal impact.

Deadline for pre-applications: June 26, 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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Department of Defense - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program

The ALSRP is guided by a vision to improve treatment and find a cure for ALS. Through its award mechanisms and funding recommendations, the ALSRP specifically supports innovative preclinical research targeting development of new therapeutics for ALS. The ALSRP includes Therapeutic Development Awards and Therapeutic Idea Awards.

Deadline for pre-applications: June 9, 2017

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Department of Defense - Bone Marrow Failure Research Program

To fund scientifically meritorious research focused on BMF diseases. Investigator‐initiated research is encouraged in the areas of congenital or acquired BMF. Studies focused on BMF diseases and their progression to other malignancies, such as leukemia, are acceptable. However, research primarily focused on myeloproliferative neoplasms, leukemia, or other malignancies is discouraged. Stem cell biology studies and translational projects including bone marrow transplantation studies should be clearly related to BMF diseases.

Deadline for Pre-Application: July 13, 2017

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Department of Defense - Breast Cancer Research Program

"The BCRP seeks to accelerate high-impact research with clinical relevance, encourage innovation and stimulate creativity, and facilitate productive collaborations. FY 2016 award mechanisms include: - Era of Hope Scholars - Innovator Awards - Breakthrough Awards - Distinguished Investigator Awards - Breakthrough Fellowship Awards "

"Deadline for pre-applications (Era of Hope Scholar, Breakthrough Level 1 and 2, Breakthrough Fellowship): June 8, 2017 Deadline for pre-application (Innovator, Breakthrough Level 3 and 4, Distinguished Investigator): June 9, 2017"

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Department of Defense - Ovarian Cancer Research Program

The Department of Defense (DoD) Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP) supports high-impact, cutting-edge research that fills unmet needs. The OCRP establishes priorities to target the most critical needs along the pipeline from basic to translational to clinical research and to push the field of ovarian cancer forward in our vision to eliminate this disease.

"Deadline for pre-application (Pilot Award): June 14, 2017 Deadline for pre-application (Clinical Development Award, Investigator-Initiated Research, Early Career Investigator): June 21, 2017"

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International Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva Association

The IFOPA offers the FOP Competitive Grant Program to help accelerate development of a safe and transformative therapies for the disease. The program provides, through a competitive application process, research funding to scientists conducting research on fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP).

Deadline: June 30, 2017

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National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. - Research Seed Money Grant for Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia

One (1) grant of up to $50,000, for scientific and/or clinical research studies related to Alveolar Capillary Dysplasia with Misalignment of the Pulmonary Veins (ACD/MPV). Protocols that will focus on cause, early detection, diagnosis, or treatment (pharmacological, devices, surgery, or dietary) will be given priority.

Deadline for Abstracts: June 23, 2017

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National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. - Research Seed Money Grant for Cat Eye Syndrome

One (1) grant of up to $30,000 for scientific and/or clinical research studies related to Cat Eye Syndrome. Protocols that will focus on cause, early detection, diagnosis, or treatment (pharmacological, devices, surgery, or dietary) will be given priority.

Deadline for Abstracts: June 23, 2017

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National Organization for Rare Disorders, Inc. - Research Seed Money Grant for Malonic Aciduria

One (1) grant of up to $50,000 for scientific and/or clinical research studies related to Malonic Aciduria

Deadline for Abstracts: June 23, 2017

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Histiocytosis Association

Proposals for scientific research are accepted for studies into the causes, mechanisms, and improved means of treatment for histiocytic disorders.

Deadline: July 1, 2017

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National Rosacea Society

This grants program was established to encourage and support research into the potential causes and other key aspects of this condition that may lead to improvements in its treatment and potential prevention or cure.

Deadline: June 16, 2017

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Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation

The RLS Foundation Research Grant Program supports basic and clinical research on restless legs syndrome (RLS).

Deadline: Ongoing

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"Weston Brain Institute - Rapid Response 2017 "

Neurodegenerative diseases of aging are among the least understood and most undertreated diseases today. If ignored, the social and economic costs of managing these diseases will continue to rise. Meeting these challenges requires pioneering approaches to accelerating treatments. Now in its 5th year, the Canada: Rapid Response 2017 program provides seed funding for high-risk, high-reward, translational research projects on neurodegenerative diseases of aging. The competition for AD-related diseases is now open.

Deadline for Alzheimer’s and Related Diseases: July 5, 2017 at 2pm EDT

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AbbVie Investigator-Initiated Study (IIS) Program

"The AbbVie IIS Program provides an opportunity to academic and community-based physicians and researchers worldwide interested in conducting their own research to apply for research support. See website for AbbVie's Therapeutic Areas of Interests. "

Deadline for Concept Paper: Continuous

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Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation

CCF offers funding for basic science, clinical, population/ epidemiologic and translational research on cardiomyopathies affecting children aged 18 years and younger. This includes support for studies focused on the causes, diagnosis or treatment of dilated, hypertrophic, restrictive, arrhythmogenic right ventricular and left ventricular non-compaction cardiomyopathy.

Deadline for Letters of Intent: June 14, 2017

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Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

The foundation welcomes proposals from any of the natural and social sciences and the humanities that promise to increase understanding of the causes, manifestations, and control of violence and aggression. Highest priority is given to research that can increase understanding and amelioration of urgent problems of violence and aggression in the modern world.

Deadline: August 1, 2017

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Jain Foundation

The explicit goal of the Foundation is to expedite development of a treatment or cure for the dysferlinopathies (LGMD2B and Miyoshi Myopathy). A proposed project must have application to these diseases, or it will not be considered. The project must have direct relevance to dysferlin deficiencies - either to extend the understanding of the disease or a unique approach to a treatment for the disease.

Deadline for preliminary proposals: Continuous

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LAM Foundation

The LAM Foundation offers grant opportunities for researchers interested in studying lymphangioleiomyomatosis.

Deadline for letter of intent: June 15, 2017

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation

"The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is proud to fund research that they believe will make major contributions toward better treatments, screening, and prevention of lung cancer. "

Deadline: July 1, 2017

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Meso Foundation

The Meso Foundation (formerly known as MARF) is the non-profit dedicated to ending the suffering caused by mesothelioma. Eligible projects may relate to benchwork, translational or clinical research that is not presently funded and may be conducted through any not-for-profit academic, medical or research institution. We encourage all levels and degrees of scientists to apply.

Deadline: August 5, 2017

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Osteology Foundation

"Funding research into all aspects of oral tissue regeneration is a core task of the Osteology Foundation. "

Deadlines for Preliminary Proposals: June 15, 2017; December 1, 2017

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Samsung Global Research Outreach (GRO) Program

The Global Research Outreach (GRO) Program is an important part of growing SAMSUNG's academic research engagement and collaboration platforms. World-class researchers have been annually invited since 2009 to propose novel research ideas and to work with SAMSUNG's R&D teams to foster technological innovation. The GRO Program is seeking proposals in 24 research themes. Other themes are also welcome.

Deadline: June 12, 2017

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Saving tiny Hearts Society

"The Society awards research grants to early stage science with unique hypotheses fostering the next generation of congenital heart defect research creating a strong foundation of preliminary evidence to make scientific advancements. Priority will be given to well-designed hypothesis driven research that will impact the lives of children and adults living with congenital heart disease. "

Deadline: July 15, 2017

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Last updated: May 18, 2017

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