Research Management Group (RMG)

Tobacco-related Disease Research Program of California

 

 

 

 

 

Research priority topics


Research priorities.
All applications must address one or more of TRDRP’s eight research priorities. 
(See page #11-21 in the RFP >> for detailed descriptions)

    1. Social and behavioral prevention and treatment 
    2. Cancer prevention, treatment and biology 
    3. Cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases 
    4. Environmental exposure and toxicology 
    5. Neuroscience of nicotine addiction and treatment 
    6. Oral diseases and dental health 
    7. Pulmonary biology and lung diseases 
    8. 8. State and local tobacco control policy research 

 

TRDRP will accept up to one application per award type per applicant per grant cycle, provided that the proposed research topics and aims are significantly different for each LOI/application. 

 

 

Websites

 

TRDRP Website:
http://www.trdrp.org/funding-opportunities/index.html

A PDF file of the guidelines is attached
it can also be downloaded by clicking here:
http://www.trdrp.org/files/2019a-trdrp-call-for-applications.pdf

TRDRP has migrated to a new grants management system, SmartSimple
See the “Award process TRDRP webpage:
http://www.trdrp.org/funding-opportunities/award-processes/index.html

 

 

For faculty

 

 

High Impact Research Project Award 
$250K/yr x 3 yrs
Conduct research that will address tobacco-related health disparities or new and emerging tobacco products. 
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver >> obtained through their RPM 1-2 weeks prior to the LOI submission). Must devote 10% of their research effort to each year to activities supported by this award.
No citizenship requirement
Timeline:
Letters of intent (required) deadline: Aug. 16, 2018 and Feb. 7, 2019 via SmartSimple
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  Sept. 20, 2017 and March 7, 2019
Full application (by invitation only): Sept. 27, 2018 and March 14, 2019 via SmartSimple
Guidelines:
http://www.trdrp.org/funding-opportunities/index.html

 

High Impact Pilot Research Award 
$200K/yr x 2 yrs
Gather preliminary data or demonstrate proof-of-principle with potential for high impact within one or more stated research priorities
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver >> obtained through their RPM 1-2 weeks prior to the LOI submission). Must devote 10% of their research effort to each year to activities supported by this award.
No citizenship requirement
Timeline:
Letters of intent (required) deadline: Aug. 16, 2018 and Feb. 7, 2019 via SmartSimple
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  Sept. 20, 2017 and March 7, 2019
Full application (by invitation only): Sept. 27, 2018 and March 14, 2019 via SmartSimple
Guidelines:
http://www.trdrp.org/funding-opportunities/index.html

 

New Investigator Award
$200K/yr x 3 yrs
To support new investigators in an independent* research program in their research career in the focus area covered under TRDRP research priorities.
Eligibility: assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver >>) who are within 5 years of completing formal postdoctoral training degree or since the doctoral degree if no postdoctoral training
Must devote at least 50% of their research effort each year to activities supported by this award. No citizenship requirement.
*Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, and Academic staff-research are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be faculty-level or independent positions.
Timeline:
Letters of intent (required) deadline: Aug. 16, 2018 and Feb. 7, 2019 via SmartSimple
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  Sept. 20, 2017 and March 7, 2019
Full application (by invitation only): Sept. 27, 2018 and March 14, 2019 via SmartSimple
Guidelines:
http://www.trdrp.org/funding-opportunities/index.html

 

 

Awards funded based on the mentoring plan in the pI's (faculty) application

 

 

Awards funded based on the mentoring plan in the PI’s (faculty) application for some of the above RFPs:

Student Research Supplement Award**
$20K for 1 yr
To allow active research training and participation by a undergraduate or graduate student. Supplements are above the award mechanism cap. (Pre-doctoral students are not eligible and should apply for the Predoctoral Fellowship Award below).
Eligibility: PI: (1) will be the currently funded-TRDRP PI (faculty with PI eligibility or CE faculty) of a non-training award** or (2) may be a part of a supplement request as part of a PI’s (faculty) current application**
**Note: Student Research Supplement Award applications will be accepted as a part of the mentoring PI’s application for High Impact Research Project Award, High Impact Pilot Research Award, New Investigator Awards grant types only. Decision on awarding supplements will be made after applications have been peer-reviewed and selected for funding by the TRDRP Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC). 
See the guidelines

 

Cornelius Hopper Diversity Award Supplement 
$20K/yr x 2 yrs
Train promising individuals from underrepresented communities and/or those who wish to pursue careers in one or more stated research priorities focused on underserved communities. 
Eligibility: request for this supplement can be made by PIs (faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty) as part of their original application for: High Impact Research Project Award, High Impact Pilot Research Award, New Investigator Award grant types only. 
See the guidelines

 

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award

 

 

Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
$60K/yr x 3 yrs 
Support postdoctoral research training under a designated mentor to conduct high impact research within one or more stated research priorities. 
Eligibility: The candidate must be recognized by the applicant institution as a postdoc no later than the award start date.
A minimum of 75% time commitment is required.  The application must be prepared exclusively by the fellow and must outline an original research project (separate from the project of the mentor).
No citizenship requirement
Timeline:
Letters of intent (required) deadline: Aug. 16, 2018 and Feb. 7, 2019 via SmartSimple
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  Sept. 20, 2017 and March 7, 2019
Full application (by invitation only): Sept. 27, 2018 and March 14, 2019 via SmartSimple
Guidelines:
http://www.trdrp.org/funding-opportunities/index.html
Institutional representative: your department’s Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG >>)

 

 

pre-doctoral fellowship Award

 

Pre-doctoral Research Fellowship Award
$30K/yr x 3 yrs
Support doctoral student research training with a designated mentor within one or more stated research priorities. 
Eligibility: candidates must be enrolled in a doctoral program at the time of the submission of the application.
Awardees are required to commit at least 75% of their effort each year to activities supported by this award.
The proposal must reflect the applicant’s own research project and is expected to clearly enhance the individual’s potential to develop into a productive, independent research scientist.  
No citizenship requirement
Timeline:
Letters of intent (required) deadline: Aug. 16, 2018 and Feb. 7, 2019 via SmartSimple
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR):  Sept. 20, 2017 and March 7, 2019
Full application (by invitation only): Sept. 27, 2018 and March 14, 2019 via SmartSimple
Guidelines:
http://www.trdrp.org/funding-opportunities/index.html
Institutional representative: your department’s Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG >>)

 

 

Grants with rolling deadlines

 

Grants with rolling deadlines

Mackay California-Pacific Rim Tobacco Policy Scholar Award 
$250K/yr x 3 yrs
Build leadership among mid-career researchers to foster evidence-based tobacco control policy with relevance to California and the Pacific Rim (Asia, Pacific Islands and Latin America). 
Eligibility:  mid-career faculty with PI eligibility and mid-career CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver >>).
Applicants must be5 years post completion of his/her terminal degree or 5 years post-completion of his/her medical residency at the start of the award.  
Note: Stanford visiting scholars are not eligible to be PIs.
Awardees are required to commit at least 35% of their effort each year to activities supported by this award.
No citizenship requirement
Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

 

Dissemination Award
$5,000
To support small scientific conferences and other research dissemination activities for results from TRDRP-funded research. 
An online broadcast or archiving of an in-person conference (i.e., webcast or webinar) is eligible for support under this Dissemination award type. 
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility.  Individuals in other positions may submit requests for a Conferences/Workshop PI waiver >> to their RPM to obtain approval to be a PI for this award.
Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

 

Scientific Conference Award
up to $50K/yr for 2 yrs
In-person scientific conferences that disseminate TRDRP-funded research and convene TRDRP investigators and colleagues.
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility. Individuals in other positions may submit requests for a Conferences/Workshop PI waiver >> to their RPM to obtain approval to be a PI for this award.
Applications accepted on a rolling basis.

 

 

STanford resources

 

 

Institutional representatives (RPMs/RMG and OSR) and Internal Proposal Deadline Policy
School of Medicine PIs: 
RPM dept. assignments webpage >>
SoM/RMG internal proposal deadline policy: webpage>> 
PIs in Other Schools: 
Download the PDF file of the OSR pre-award dept. assignments (updated 06/25/18)
OSR Internal proposal deadline policy PDF file >>

 

*PIF-Proposal Intake Form required:
Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA is now required for all proposal submissions in the School of Medicine (except for fellowships and Clinical Trials). PIs are encouraged to submit a PIF asap (at least a month in advance of the sponsor’s deadline). For resources, tutorial, etc., see this webpage:
http://med.stanford.edu/rmg/funding/#PIF

 

Stanford Research Development Office (SRDO), School of Medicine
The SRDO is an additional and optional resource for School of Medicine faculty applying for grants. Its priorities for grants include large center or program project grants, grants on topics aligned with the Dean's initiatives, and junior faculty, i.e., assistant professors, applying for their first major research grants, such as NIH R01 and similar grants. SRDO's services will include identification of funding opportunities, editing of proposals, project management and assembly of large proposals, interfacing with sponsors and university central offices, and promoting collaborations. The contacts are Michael K. Helms, PhD, MBA (mkhelms@stanford.edu, 650-723-4526), Director of SRDO, and Sandra Holden, PhD (srholden@stanford.edu, 650-724-5345), Grant Development Officer.

 

The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (OFDD)-School of Medicine
The Office of Faculty Development and Diversity (OFDD) is a unique resource for School of Medicine faculty applying for grants. Its priorities include junior faculty, i.e., instructors and assistant professors, applying for their first major research grants, such as the NIH career development K awards, R01 and similar grants. In addition to workshops on grantsmanship and transition to independence, OFDD services include individual mentorship and one-on-one advising designed to edit proposals, define, develop and elucidate scientific questions related to these efforts, establish project management parameters and facilitate and improve manuscript writing. More information on these services can be found on the OFDD website at: http://med.stanford.edu/facultydiversity/faculty-development or by contacting OFDD directly at: facultydevelopment_som@stanford.edu

 

School of Engineering Research Development Assistance (SoE junior faculty) *update*
Rachel Elizabeth Sparks, Ph.D., SoE Research Proposal Editor, helps SoE junior faculty craft competitive proposal narratives by providing comprehensive research development services. Rachel’s services include assistance in identifying and addressing funder priorities, guiding proposal project management (individual and team), and editing draft and final narratives. Rachel can be reached at rachel.sparks@stanford.edu.  For additional information see this webpage >>. (SUNET ID required for access.)

 

 

 


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