Research Management Group (RMG)

DoD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs

 

 

dod Breast cancer Research Program

 

 

 

Important: please see the RFP summaries below for Stanford eligibility clarification before downloading the guidelines.

 

 

 

Breast Cancer Research Program
Breakthrough Levels 1 and 2
The intent of the Breakthrough Award is to support promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer.
Eligibility: 
Faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty waiver request >> obtained through their RPM in RMG prior to the pre-application/letter of intent) can be the PI or a Partnering PI.
Instructors* and Senior Postdoctoral Fellows* [who do not meet the eligibility requirements of the new “Breakthrough Fellowship Award” (see below) may be considered] are eligible. [*Instructors and Senior Postdoctoral fellows must submit and obtain approval for a Career Development PI waiver request >> through their RPMs in RMG prior to submitting a pre-application/letter of intent.] 
Instructors and Postdocs cannot be Partnering PIs.
Not eligible:  Clinical Instructors, and academic staff-research (i.e, research associates) are not eligible (per confirmation in previous years by Dr. Greenberg & by former Vice Provost and Dean of Research, Dr. Arvin).
Amount of funding:
Funding level 1:
Funding level 1: maximum of $450,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Funding level 1 with Partnering PI Option: combined for the two PIs: maximum of $750,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Funding level 2:
Funding level 2-single PI: maximum of $1M direct costs plus indirects over 3 years.
Funding level 2 with Partnering PI Option: combined for the two PIs: maximum of $1.5 million direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Funding level 2 Population science and Prevention studies-Single PI: $1.5M direct costs plus indirects over 4 years
Funding level 2 Population science and Prevention studies with Partnering PI Option: combined for the two PIs: maximum of $2M million direct costs plus indirects over 4 year
Timeline:
SoM-PIs: please submit the required Proposal Intake Form in SeRA  asap
Pre-application/letter of intent (required) deadline:  March 14, 2019 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) complete by date:  March 21, 2019
Full proposal: March 28, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp

 

 

Breast Cancer Research Program
Breakthrough Level 3
Purpose: The intent of the Breakthrough Award is to support promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer. Advanced translational studies that have potential for near-term clinical investigation. Small-scale clinical trials may apply. 
Stanford eligibility clarification:  independent investigators- faculty with PI eligibility (UTL, MCL, NTLR appts) and CE faculty (with an approved CE PI waiver PI waiver request >> obtained through their RPM prior to the pre-application)  can be the PI or a Partnering PI.
*Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) and postdocs are not eligible for this RFP because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Amount of funding-level 3:
Funding level 3: maximum of $3M direct costs plus indirects over 4 years. 
Funding level 3 with partnering PI option: maximum of $4 million direct costs plus indirects over years. 
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  March 12, 2019,  5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM-PIs: please submit the required Proposal Intake Form in SeRA  asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) complete by date: June 6, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):  June 13, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp

 

Breast Cancer Research Program
Breakthrough Level 4
Purpose: The intent of the Breakthrough Award is to support promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer.  Large-scale projects that will transform and revolutionize the clinical management and/or prevention of breast cancer. Human clinical trials are required. PIs are expected to have experience in successfully leading large-scale projects and demonstrated ability (through personal experience or via a commitment from a collaborating clinical investigator) to implement a clinical project successfully. 
Stanford eligibility clarification:  independent investigators- faculty with PI eligibility (UTL, MCL, NTLR appts) and CE faculty (with an approved CE PI waiver PI waiver request >> obtained through their RPM prior to the pre-application)  can be the PI or a Partnering PI.
*Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) and postdocs are not eligible for this RFP because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Amount of funding-Level 4: 
Single PI and Partnering PI option: maximum of $10 million direct costs plus indirects over 4 years.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  March 12, 2019,  5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) complete by date: June 6, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):  June 13, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp

 



Breast Cancer Research Program

Era of Hope Scholar Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $3 million direct costs plus indirects over years
Stanford eligibility clarification: The guidelines indicate “applicants must be an 'independent investigator' within 6 years of his/her last training position (e.g., postdoctoral fellowship; medical residency; clinical fellowship)"  therefore, only Stanford assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained through their RPM prior to the pre-application/letter of intent submission) who are within 6 years of their last training position are eligible.
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Postdoctoral Fellows, Clinical Fellows, Academic staff-researchers (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty-level positions)
Timeline:
Pre-application/letter of intent (required) deadline:  March 14, 2019 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) complete by date:  March 21, 2019
Full proposal: March 28, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp

 

 

Breast Cancer Research Program
Innovator Award
Supports visionary individuals who have demonstrated exceptional creativity, innovative work, and paradigm-shifting leadership in any field including, but limited to breast cancer.
Amount of funding: Maximum of $5 million direct costs plus indirects over 4 years
Eligibility:   Associate Professors and above with PI eligibility 
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  March 12, 2019,  5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) complete by date: June 6, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):  June 13, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp

 


Breast Cancer Research Program

Distinguished Investigator Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $3 million direct costs plus indirects over 4 years
Eligibility:  Stanford assistant professors and above with PI eligibility who are more than 6 years beyond their last mentored position as of the application submission deadline and who meet the additional criteria**.
**this award enables established visionary leaders from any field to pursue innovative ideas that could accelerate progress toward ending breast cancer research. The PI is expected to have a renowned reputation as a researcher who has made groundbreaking contributions to advancing his/her field.  
The PI must propose research that is a fundamental shift from his/her track record of research and addresses one or more of the BCRP overarching challenge(s). Experience in breast cancer research is not required, but the applications must focus on breast cancer.
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty-level appointments
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  March 12, 2019,  5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) complete by date: June 6, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):  June 13, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp

 

 

Breast Cancer Research Program
Breakthrough Fellowship Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $300,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Supports recent doctoral or medical graduates in pursuit of innovative, high-impact breast cancer research during their postdoctoral fellowship and allows them to obtain the necessary experience for an independent career at the forefront of breast cancer research.  
Applicants must submit a Career Development PI waiver request >> asap through their Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG >>).
Eligibility:
PI: As of the application deadline (March 28, 2019), all eligible PIs must have:
-Successfully completed the requirements for a doctoral and/or medical degree AND
-Been in the laboratory or clinical research setting in which the proposed research is to be performed for no more than 2 years as a postdoctoral researcher, AND
-a total of less than 4 years’ experience in a postdoctoral fellowship or mentored clinical research training program (excludes any clinical residency or fellowship training)
Mentor: the mentor (or co-mentor, if applicable) must possess the appropriate expertise and experience in breast cancer (see the guidelines)
NOTE: Senior Postdoctoral Fellows who do not meet the eligibility criteria can apply for the Breakthrough Award Funding Levels 1 and 2 Award (see above)
Timeline:
Pre-application/letter of intent (required) deadline:  March 14, 2019 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) complete by date:  March 21, 2019
Full proposal: March 28, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp

 

 

dod Ovarian cancer Research Program

 

 

 

 

DoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)
Clinical Development Award
Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $600,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 3 years
With an Optional Nested Early-Career Investigator: up to a maximum of $800,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 3 years
Purpose: This is intended to provide support for the translation of promising preclinical findings into products for clinical applications, including prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or quality of life.
Optional Nested Early-Career Investigator: for PIs that are proposing clinical trials:
This RFP is offering an optional nested Early-Career Investigator to foster the next generation of ovarian cancer investigators in the conduct of clinical trials. An Early-Career Investigator is defined as an investigator within 5 years of his/her last postdoctoral research position (Ph.D.), clinical fellowship (M.D.), or equivalent at the time of award. One Early-Career Investigator can be named within a given application. The PI must mentor the early-career investigator.
PI Eligibility: independent investigator-faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty waiver request obtained through their RPM at least one week prior to the pre-application submission) 
Not eligible:  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, and Academic staff-research are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those positions to be independent or faculty level positions.
No citizenship restriction.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline: April 30, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM-PIs-please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: July 24, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only): July 31, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/ocrp

 

 

DoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)
Investigator-Initiated Research Award
Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $450,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 3 years
Purpose: this RFP is intended to support high-impact research that has the potential to make an important contribution to ovarian cancer or patient/survivor care. Research projects may focus on any phase of research, from basic laboratory research through translational research, excluding clinical trials. 
Eligibility: independent investigator-faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty waiver request obtained through their RPM at least one week prior to the pre-application submission.)
No citizenship restriction.
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors and Academic staff-research are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty-level positions. 
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  April 23, 2019 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited in July to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs- please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:  July 17, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):   July 24, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/ocrp

 

 

DoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)
Ovarian Cancer Academy Award-Early Career Investigator
Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $725,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 4 years
Purpose: This provides an interactive virtual academy providing intensive mentoring, national networking, and a peer group for junior faculty.This award mechanism enables the Early-Career Investigator (the Principal Investigator [PI] on the application) to pursue an ovarian cancer project that may be basic, translational, and/or clinical research under the guidance of a Designated Mentor See the guidelines for additional information.
PI Eligibility-early career investigator: Stanford assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained through their RPM at least one week prior to the pre-application submission). Applicants must be within 3 years of their last postdoctoral research position (Ph.D.) or clinical fellowship (M.D.) as of the full application deadline (Aug. 8, 2018). May be a research- or physician-scientist.
No citizenship restriction.
Mentor eligibility: Stanford faculty-must be an independent, established ovarian cancer researcher, Must have ovarian cancer research funding (past and present). Must have a record of ovarian cancer publications in peer reviewed journals. Must demonstrate a commitment (at least 5% effort for mentoring and participating in off-site Academy activities) to develop and sustain the Early-Career Investigator’s independent career in ovarian cancer research.
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates), Postdoctoral fellows and clinical fellows are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty-level positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline: April 30, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM-PIs-please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: July 24, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only): July 31, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/ocrp

 

 

DoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)
Ovarian Cancer Academy Dean and Assistant Dean
Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $1.75M direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 5 years
Purpose: The OCA is a virtual career development and research training platform that currently consists of 13 Early-Career Investigator (ECI)/Designated Mentor pairs from different institutions, and one Academy Dean and one Assistant Dean. Three ECIs will be graduating in the fall of FY19 and three FY18 OCA-ECI/Designated Mentor awards will be made by September 2019. The Academy Dean and Assistant Dean catalyze the growth and professional development of the ECIs in collaboration with their Designated Mentors, assess the progress of the ECIs, and facilitate communication and collaboration among all of the Academy members. See the guidelines
This RFP funds two investigators:
Eligibility-Dean: must be faculty with PI eligibility who are established ovarian cancer researchers
Eligibility-Assistant Dean:
must be an independent ovarian cancer researcher at a different institution from the Dean
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline: April 30, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM-PIs-please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: July 24, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only): July 31, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/ocrp

 

 

DoD Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)
Pilot Award
Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $250,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 2 years
Purpose: 
Eligibility:  Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE Faculty PI waiver obtained through their RPM at least 1 week prior to the pre-application deadline)
Not eligible: even though the RFP indicates “postdocs and above” are eligible, Stanford Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) and Postdoctoral fellows are not eligible to request a Career Development PI waivers to obtain approval to be PIs because this is only a research grant and not a mentored career development grant.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  April 23, 2019 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited in July to submit a full proposal:
SoM PIs- please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap.
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:  July 17, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):   July 24, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/ocrp

 

 

dod Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program

 

 

 


DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program (ALSRP)

Therapeutic Development Award
Amount of funding:
Maximum of $1 million direct costs plus indirects over 2 years
If applying under the Therapeutically Relevant Marker Option:   Maximum of $1.25 million direct costs plus indirects over 2 years
Purpose: supports research ranging from validation of therapeutic leads to U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Investigational New Drug (IND)-enabling studies. The proposed studies are expected to be empirical in nature and product-driven. Applicants with limited ALS experience are strongly encouraged to collaborate with those having substantial expertise in ALS research and/or ALS model systems.
Therapeutically Relevant Marker Option:  encourages applicants to develop a specific marker(s) in parallel with the advanced therapeutic development effort. 
Licensing and Commercialization Partners: Applicants are encouraged to identify and foster relationships with potential licensing and commercialization partners early in the therapeutic development process. 
Stanford eligibility clarification: The guidelines indicate "'independent investigators' at all academic levels”; therefore, only Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request obtained through their RPM at least 1 week prior to the pre-application submission) are eligible. No citizenship restriction 
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-researchers (i.e., basic scientists, research associates] are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline: March 22, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: July 18, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):  July 25, 2019, 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/alsrp

 


DoD Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program (ALSRP)

Therapeutic Idea Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $500,000 direct costs plus indirects over 2 years
Purpose: is designed to promote new ideas aimed at drug or treatment discovery that are still in the early stages of development.
Stanford eligibility clarification: the guidelines indicate "'independent investigators' at all academic levels”; therefore, only Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request  obtained through their RPM at least 1 week prior to the pre-application submission) are eligible. No citizenship restriction 
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-researchers (i.e., basic scientists, research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent positions
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline: March 22, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:  July 18, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only): July 25, 2019, 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/alsrp

 

 

 

dod  Autism Research Program

 

 

 

DoD Autism Research Program
Clinical Trial Award
Amount of funding-single PI: Maximum of $1,000,000 direct costs plus indirects over 4 years
Amount of funding-Partnering PI Option for Early Career Investigator: Maximum of $1,155,000 direct costs plus indirects over years
Purpose: the ARP Clinical Trial Award supports research with the potential to have a major impact on the treatment or management of ASD.
Partnering PI Option for Early Career Investigator: The ARP Clinical Trial Award mechanism is offering a higher level of funding for applications that propose to partner an experienced PI (i.e., Initiating PI) with an Early Career Investigator (i.e., Partnering PI) wishing to pursue a career in ASD clinical trial research
ELIGIBILITY: 
Initiating PI eligibility: Stanford Associate Professor or Full Professor with PI eligibility and CE Associate Professor or CE Professor (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request obtained through their RPM at least 1 week prior to the pre-application submission) are eligible
Partnering PI Option for Early Career Investigator-eligibility: By the full application submission date, the Partnering PI (Early Career Investigator) must:
--Be in a current postdoctoral training position or have completed postdoctoral training. Postdocs must submit a Career Development PI waiver request through their Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) at least 1 week prior to the pre-application deadline (the Initiating PI must mentor the Partnering PI to promote his/her career development in clinical trial research).
-- or be an early career Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility or a CE assist. prof. (with an approved waiver request obtained through their RPM at least 1 week prior to the pre-application submission) the Initiating PI must mentor the Partnering PI to promote his/her career development in clinical trial research).
--Be no more than 7 years from the receipt of a terminal degree (excluding time spent in residency or on family medical leave). Lapses in research time or appointments as denoted in the biographical sketch may be articulated in the application.
--The Partnering PI (Early Career Investigator) must demonstrate at least 50% of protected time for the proposed research that would be supported by this award.
No citizenship restriction 
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  May 1, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited in June to submit a full proposal please alert your RPM asap:
SoM PIs:  please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:  Aug. 1, 2019  
Full proposal (by invitation only): Aug. 8, 2019 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines: 
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/arp

 

 

DoD Autism Research Program
Idea Development Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $500,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Partnering PI option-amount of funding: The anticipated combined direct costs budgeted for the entire period of performance for the Initiating PI and each Partnering PI’s applications will not exceed $500,000.
Purpose: The ARP Idea Development Award supports the development of innovative, high-risk/high-reward research that could lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate progress in improving outcomes for individuals with ASD. This award mechanism is designed to support innovative ideas with the potential to yield impactful data and new avenues of investigation.
Partnering PI option: is structured so that two investigators, each of whom will be designated as a PI and receive a separate award, will work synergistically on a single project. One PI will be identified as the Initiating PI and will be responsible for the majority of the administrative tasks associated with application submission. The other PI will be identified as a Partnering PI.
Initiating PI & Partnering PI eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >>obtained through their RPM at least 1 week prior to the pre-application submission)
No citizenship restriction 
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-researchers (i.e., basic scientists, research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty-level positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  May 1, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited in June to submit a full proposal please alert your RPM asap:
SoM PIs:  please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:  Aug. 1, 2019  
Full proposal (by invitation only): Aug. 8, 2019 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines: 
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/arp

 

 

DoD Autism Research Program
Clinical Translational Research Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $500,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Purpose: The ARP Clinical Translational Research Award is intended to support early-phase, proof-of-principle translational studies that will examine hypothesis-based, innovative interventions that have the potential to address current clinical deficits for ASD.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained through their RPM at least 1 week prior to the pre-application submission)
No citizenship restriction 
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-researchers (i.e., basic scientists, research associates are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty-level positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  May 1, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited in June to submit a full proposal please alert your RPM asap:
SoM PIs:  please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:  Aug. 1, 2019  
Full proposal (by invitation only): Aug. 8, 2019 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines: 
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/arp

 

 

 

 

 

dod Neurofibromatosis Research Program

 

 

 

 

DoD Neurofibromatosis Research Program
Clinical Trial Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $800,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over 4 years
Amount of funding with Qualified Collaboration Option: Maximum of $1,000,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over 4 years
Purpose: The NFRP Clinical Trial Award supports research with the potential to have a major impact on the treatment or management of NF. Clinical trials may be designed to evaluate promising new products, pharmacologic agents (drugs or biologics), devices, clinical guidance, and/or emerging approaches and technologies.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >>  obtained through their RPM 1-2 weeks prior to the pre-application submission)
No citizenship restriction.
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Postdoctoral Fellows, Clinical Fellows, Academic staff-researchers (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty-level positions)
Timeline:
SoM PIs:
please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap.
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required): May 23, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:   May 30, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):  June 6, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/nfrp

 


DoD Neurofibromatosis Research Program

Exploration- Hypothesis Development Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $100,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over 2 years
Purpose: supports the initial exploration of innovative, high-risk, high-gain, and potentially groundbreaking concepts in NF research. Studies supported by this award mechanism are expected to lay the groundwork for future avenues of scientific investigation.
Stanford eligibility clarification:  because this is a research grant and not a mentored career development award, only Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >>  obtained at least 1-2 weeks prior to the pre-application/LOI submission are eligible.
Not eligible:  because this is a research grant and not a mentored career development award, Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic Staff-research are not eligible to request a Career Development PI waiver request in order to obtain approval to be a PI for this RFP.
No citizenship restriction
Timeline:
SoM PIs:
please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap.
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required): May 23, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:   May 30, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):  June 6, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/nfrp

 


DoD Neurofibromatosis Research Program

New Investigator Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $450,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over 3 years
Purpose: is to support the continued development of promising independent investigators and/or the transition of established investigators from other research fields into a career in the field of NF research. Prior experience in NF research is not  required. However, Principal Investigators (PIs) with a limited background in NF research are strongly encouraged to have a collaborator who is experienced in the NF field. 
Early Stage Investigator eligibility: independent-Stanford assistant professors with PI eligibility and CE assistant professors with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained at least 1-2 weeks prior to the pre-application/LOI submission. Applicants must commit at least 30% of his/her effort toward the proposed NF research project.
Established investigator eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >>  obtained at least 1-2 weeks prior to the pre-application/LOI submission. Must commit at least 10% of his/her effort toward the proposed NF research project. (See other criteria)
No citizenship restriction
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Postdoctoral Fellows, Clinical Fellows, Academic staff-researchers (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty-level positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required): May 23, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:   May 30, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):  June 6, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/nfrp

 


DoD Neurofibromatosis Research Program

Early Investigator Research Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $200,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over 2 years
Purpose: The Early Investigator Research Award supports NF-focused research opportunities for individuals in the early stages of their careers, under the guidance of a designated Mentor. The postdoctoral investigator is considered the Principal Investigator (PI) of the application and must exhibit strong potential for, and commitment to, pursuing a career as an investigator at the forefront of NF research; however, the PI is not required to have previous NF research experience.
Applications must include at least one Mentor, appropriate to the proposed research project, who has experience in NF research and mentoring as demonstrated by a record of active funding, recent publications, and successful mentorship. See the guidelines.
Eligibility: The investigator must:
-Be involved in a postdoctoral training or medical residency program; and
-Possess at least 1 and up to 4 years of continuous postdoctoral research experience by the application due date; and
-Possess a doctoral degree (i.e., Ph.D., MD/Ph.D., DO/Ph.D.) or a clinical doctoral degree (i.e., MD/DO or Ph.D. in a clinical discipline) from an accredited organization or program
No citizenship restriction
Timeline:
SoM PIs:
please submit the required Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap.
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required): May 23, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) deadline:   May 30, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):  June 6, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/nfrp
Postdocs: please alert your Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) asap about your plans to submit an application so he/she can help to generate your budget, etc.

 

 

 

 

 

 



dod Peer reviewed medical research program


 

Important: Stanford eligibility clarification: 
Please see the “eligibility” and “not eligible” sections for each RFP listed below before reading the sponsor’s program announcements.

Institutional representatives (RPMs/RMG and OSR), pre-applications and PI waivers:
PIs*: you do not have to submit your pre-application through your institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR)
*Exception: CE faculty must submit and obtain approval for a CE faculty PI waiver >> through their RPM in RMG >> at least 1-2 weeks prior to the pre-application submission.


Topic areas

Detailed descriptions of these topic areas are provided in the program announcements.



Award Mechanisms:

 

DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program
Discovery Award
Maximum of $200,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 2 years
Purpose: To support innovative, non-incremental, high risk/potentially high-reward research that will provide new insights, paradigms, technologies, or applications. 
Eligibility: *faculty with PI eligibility or CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained prior to the pre-application submission). There is no citizenship restriction.
Stanford eligibility clarification: Not eligible: even though the guidelines indicate "postdoctoral and Clinical Fellows and above are eligible", the application and guidelines do not refer to a mentor. Therefore, this considered a research grant that the Stanford PIship policy only permits faculty (see above*) to apply. Because it is not mentored career development award, Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic Staff-Research (i.e., research associates), Postdocs/Clinical fellows are not eligible (they cannot submit career development PI waivers).
Timeline:
SoM-PIs please submit a Proposal intake Form (PIF) in SeRA  asap
Pre-application/letter of intent (required): March 28, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: April 4, 2019
Full proposal: April 11, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prmrp

 

 

DoD Peer Review Medical Research Program
Clinical Trial Award
The period of performance is 4 years The amount of funding is not restricted to a predetermined cost limit. The requested budget must be justified and appropriate to the scope of the clinical trial proposed.
Purpose: supports the rapid implementation of clinical trials with the potential to have a significant impact on a disease or condition addressed in at least one of the Congressionally directed FY19 PRMRP Topic Areas. Clinical trials may be designed to evaluate promising new products, pharmacologic agents (drugs or biologics), devices, clinical guidance, and/or emerging approaches and technologies.
Eligibility: faculty with PI eligibility or CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained prior to the pre-application submission). There is no citizenship restriction
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors and Academic Staff-Research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those to be independent or faculty-level positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required):  March 14, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM-PIs please submit a Proposal intake Form (PIF) in SeRA  asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: June 25, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only): July 2, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prmrp

 

DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program
Focused Program Award 
Maximum of $7.2 million total costs (direct plus indirect costs) over 4 years.
Purpose: Supports a synergistic, multidisciplinary research program of at least four distinct but complementary projects addressing an overarching goal in the topic area(s) of interest.
Lead PI Eligibility: Stanford Full Professor with PI eligibility
Project Leads: must be at or above the level of Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility or a CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained prior to the pre-application). 
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors and Academic Staff-Research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those to be independent or faculty-level positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required): March 14, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM-PIs please submit a Proposal intake Form (PIF) in SeRA asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:  June 25, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only): July 2, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prmrp

 

DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program
Investigator-initiated Research Award 
Purpose: Supports research that will make an important contribution to the field of research and/or patient care in the topic area(s) of interest 
Amount of funding:
Single PI: Maximum of $1.2 million direct costs (plus indirects) over 3 years
Partnering PI: Maximum of $1.5 million combined total direct costs (plus indirects) for the entire 3 year period
PI Eligibility: independent investigator-faculty with PI eligibility or CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained prior to the pre-application submission). 
Partnering PI option: independent investigator-faculty with PI eligibility or CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained prior to the pre-application submission) see the guidelines for details
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors and Academic Staff-Research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible to be PIs or Partnering PIs because Stanford does not consider those to be independent or faculty-level positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required): March 14, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM-PIs please submit a Proposal intake Form (PIF) in SeRA  asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: July 3, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only): July 11, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prmrp

 

 

DoD Peer Reviewed Medical Research Program
Technology/Therapeutic Development Award 
Amount of funding: Maximum of $3 million direct costs (plus indirects) per year for up to 3 years
Purpose: This is a Product-driven mechanism (e.g., device, drug, clinical guidelines, knowledge-based products) intended to provide support for the translation of preclinical findings into products for clinical applications including the prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or quality of life in at least one of the topic area(s) of interest.
Eligibility: independent investigator-faculty with PI eligibility or CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver obtained prior to the pre-application submission)
Not eligible: Instructors, Clinical Instructors and Academic Staff-Research (i.e., research associates) are not eligible because Stanford does not consider those to be independent or faculty-level positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required): March 14, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
If invited to submit a full proposal:
SoM-PIs please submit a Proposal intake Form (PIF) in SeRA  asap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: July 3, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only): July 11, 2019 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prmrp

 

 

 

dod tuberous sclerosis complex Research Program

 

 

 

 

DoD Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program
Exploration-Hypothesis Development Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $150,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over 2 years
Purpose: supports the initial exploration of innovative, high-risk, high-gain, and potentially groundbreaking concepts in the TSC research field. The studies supported by this award mechanism are expected to generate preliminary data for future avenues of scientific investigation.
Stanford eligibility clarification: only Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained at least 1 week prior to the pre-application/LOI submission).
Not eligible: even though the guidelines indicates “individuals in all academic positions, including postdocs” are eligible, it is not a mentored career development award (the application does not require a statement from the mentor). Therefore,  Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) and Postdoctoral fellows are not eligible to request a Career Development PI waiver.
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required):  April 18, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   May 2, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):  May 9, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/tscrp

 

 

DoD Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program
Idea Development Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $450,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over 3 years
Purpose: The Idea Development Award promotes ideas that have the potential to yield high-impact findings and new avenues of investigation. This award mechanism supports conceptually innovative research that could ultimately lead to critical discoveries in TSC research and/or improvements in patient care.
Established investigator eligibility: independent-Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained at least 1 week prior to the pre-application/LOI submission.
New Investigator Option eligibility: 
(1) independent investigators-Stanford assistant professors with PI eligibility and CE assistant professors (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request obtained at least 1 week prior to the pre-application/LOI submission). PIs applying under the New Investigator category are strongly encouraged to strengthen their applications through collaboration with investigators experienced in TSC research and/or possessing other relevant expertise as demonstrated by a record of funding and publications. See the guidelines for other criteria.
or (2) an established independent investigator** in an area other than TSC seeking to transition to a career in TSC thereby bringing his/her expertise to the field. **Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained at least 1 week prior to the pre-application/LOI submission).
Note: Applications from New Investigators and Established Investigators will be peer and programmatically reviewed in separate groups.
Not eligible: Stanford Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic Staff-research are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty level positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required):  April 18, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   May 2, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):  May 9, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/tscrp

 

 

DoD Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program
Clinical Translational Research Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $600,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over 3 years
Purpose:  supports studies that will move promising, well-founded preclinical and/or clinical research findings closer to clinical application, including diagnosis, prognosis, or treatment of TSC.  Projects supported by this award mechanism may include studies moving from preclinical to clinical research (including a pilot clinical trial) and/or the reverse, analyzing human anatomical substances and/or data associated with clinical trials (such as correlative studies) to develop models that recapitulate relevant clinical outcomes for use in translational research.
Eligibility: independent investigators-Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained at least 1-2 weeks prior to the pre-application/LOI submission.
Not eligible: Stanford Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic Staff-research are not eligible because Stanford does not consider them to be independent or faculty level positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required):  April 18, 2019, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   May 2, 2019
Full proposal (by invitation only):  May 9, 2019, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
https://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/tscrp

 

 

 


Institutional representatives (RMG & OSR) contact information


Institutional Representatives:
School of Medicine PIs:

PIs*: you do not have to submit your pre-application through your institutional representative.
*Exception: CE faculty must submit and obtain approval for a CE faculty PI waiver >> through their RPM in RMG >> prior to the pre-application submission.
Research Process Manager (RPM) department assignments >>
RMG internal proposal deadline policy, FAQs and best practices** webpage

For PIs in Other Schools:

Office of Sponsored Research (OSR) Contract and Grant Officer (CGO) department assignments;
Download the Pre-award assignment list from this DoResearch Office webpage >>

 


proposal intake form (PIF) in sera

 

Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA is now required for all proposal submissions in the School of Medicine (excludes Fellowships and Clinical Trials)
https://sera.stanford.edu/

PIs are encouraged to initiate a PIF in SeRA asap and at least one month prior to the sponsor's deadline.


DoResearch SeRA User Guide (Proposal routing) resources webpage:

 

 


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