Research Management Group (RMG)

DoD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs

 

 

dod Breast cancer research program

 

Reissued RFPs

 

Breast Cancer Research Program
Breakthrough Award 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.
PI and Partnering PI Eligibility:  Stanford faculty with PI eligibility (UTL, MCL, NTLR appts) and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty waiver request >> obtained through their RPM at least 1 week prior to the pre-application/letter of intent) 
(Note: Instructors and senior postdocs cannot be partnering PIs.)
Other eligible positions: 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 at least 1 week prior to submitting a pre-application/letter of intent.]  Per page 7 of the RFP: a mentoring statment is required.
No citizenship restriction. 
Not eligible: Clinical Instructors, and academic staff-research (i.e, research associates) are not eligible (per confirmation in previous years by Dr. Greenberg & Dr. Arvin).
Amount of funding and funding level descriptions:
Funding level 1:
Funding level 1-single PI: maximum of $375,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Funding level 1 with Partnering PI Option: combined for the two PIs: maximum of $600,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Description: Innovative, high-risk/high-reward research that is in the earliest stages of idea development. Research with potential to yield new avenues of investigation. Proof of concept. No preliminary data required. 
Funding level 2:
Funding level 2-single PI: maximum of $750,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years.
Funding level 2 with Partnering PI Option: combined for the two PIs: maximum of $1 million direct costs plus indirects over years
Research that is already supported by preliminary data and has potential to make significant advancements toward clinical translation. 
Timeline:
Pre-application/letter of intent (required) deadline: Nov. 1, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO/OSR) complete by date: Nov. 8, 2018
Full proposal: Nov. 15, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp.shtml

 

 

Breast Cancer Research Program
Breakthrough Levels 3 and 4
The intent of the Breakthrough Award is to support promising research that has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in breast cancer.
Stanford eligibility clarification: independent investigators- faculty with PI eligibility (UTL, MCL, NTLR appts) and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty waiver request >> obtained through their RPM at 1 weeks prior to the pre-application) can be the PI or a Partnering PI.  
No citizenship restriction. 
*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 faculty-level or independent positions.
Amount of funding and level descriptions:
Funding level 3:
Funding level 3-single PI: maximum of $2.5 million direct costs plus indirects over 4 years. 
Funding level 3 with partnering PI option: maximum of $4 million direct costs plus indirects over 4 years. 
Advanced translational studies that have potential for near-term clinical investigation. Small-scale clinical trials may apply. 
Funding Level 4: 
Single PI and Partnering PI option: maximum of $10 million direct costs plus indirects over 4 years.
Large-scale projects that will transform and revolutionize the clinical management and/or prevention of breast cancer. Near-term clinical impact is expected. PIs are expected to have experience in successfully leading large-scale projects. 
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline: Sept. 14, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited in submit a full proposal please alert your RPM asap by submitting a Proposal intake form (PIF) in SeRA:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) complete by date:   Dec. 7, 2018
Full proposal (by invitation only):  Dec. 10, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/bcrp.shtml

 

 



dod Kidney cancer research program

 

 

 


DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program
Idea Development Award

Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $400,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 2 years
Purpose: to support innovative ideas and high-impact approaches based on scientifically sound evidence to move toward the KCRP vision of eliminating kidney cancer. Personnel on the proposed team should have a strong background in kidney cancer research.
Idea Development Award applications are strongly encouraged to address at least one of the FY18 KCRP Areas of Emphasis listed in the program announcement.
Eligibility:
Note: applications from Early Career Investigators and Established Investigators will be peer and programmatically reviewed separately.
Established Investigators: Independent investigators-Stanford faculty with PI eligibility or CE Faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver. EI's must be 10 years or more from a terminal degree. The EI should have kidney cancer-related expertise and background as demonstrated by funding and publication records.
Early Career Investigators: Independent* investigators at the level of Assistant Professor with PI eligibility and CE Assistant Prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver >>. Applicants must be within the first 10 years of their first faculty appointment by the time of the application submission. ECI's must identify a "Career Guide" at or above the level of Associate Professor who has a proven publication and funding record in kidney cancer.
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 faculty level or independent positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Sept. 5, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Sept. 19, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 26, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/kcrp

 

 

DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program
Physician Research Award

Amount of funding: Maximum of $200,000 direct costs plus indirects over 2 years
Purpose: supports a mentored research experience to prepare physician scientists for productive careers in kidney cancer research. The mentored physician is considered the Principal Investigator (PI) of the application.
Eligibility: the PI must be a physician with clinical duties and/or responsibilities who, at the application submission deadline, is within 3 years of having initiated his/her first appointment as an Instructor, Assist. prof. with PI eligibility or CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request).
The award is intended to ensure protection of at least 25% of the PI’s time for kidney cancer research.
Mentor(s): This award requires the involvement of at least one Mentor with an established research program in kidney cancer, evidenced by recent publications, active funding, and successful mentorship. In addition, the Mentor(s) must demonstrate a commitment to advancing the PI’s career in kidney cancer research.
No citizenship restriction
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Sept. 5, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Sept. 19, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 26, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/kcrp

 

 

DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program
Technology Development Award

Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $300,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 3 years
Purpose: is a product-driven award mechanism intended to advance the development of technologies to aid kidney cancer clinical and patient outcomes, including prevention, detection, diagnosis, treatment, or quality of life. Applicants with limited kidney cancer experience are strongly encouraged to collaborate with those having substantial expertise in kidney cancer research and/or kidney cancer model systems.
The product(s) to be developed may be a tangible item such as a pharmacologic agent (drugs or biologics) or device.
Eligibility: *Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE Faculty PI waiver >>.
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 faculty level or independent positions.
No citizenship restriction
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Sept. 5, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Sept. 19, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 26, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/kcrp

 

 

DoD Kidney Cancer Research Program
Translational Research Partnership Award

Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $600,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 3 years
Purpose: supports partnerships between clinicians and research scientists that will accelerate the movement of promising ideas in kidney cancer toward clinical applications. This award supports the development of translational research collaborations between two independent, faculty-level (or equivalent) investigators to address a central problem or question in kidney cancer in a manner that would be less readily achievable through separate efforts. One partner in the collaboration must be a research scientist and the other must be a clinician.
At least one member of the partnership must have experience either in kidney cancer research or kidney cancer patient care.
The research plan must involve a reciprocal flow of ideas and information between basic and clinical science. There should be an intellectual synergistic partnership between the clinic and the laboratory.
Eligibility-Initiating PI and Partnering PI: *Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE Faculty PI waiver >>. The clinician must be an M.D., M.D./Ph.D., or equivalent with clinical duties and/or responsibilities.
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 faculty level or independent positions.
No citizenship restriction
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Sept. 5, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Sept. 19, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 26, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/kcrp

 

 

 

 

 

dod lung cancer research program

 

 

 

Lung Cancer Research Program
Concept Award

Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $100,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for 1 year
Purpose: Supports highly innovative, untested, potentially groundbreaking concepts in lung cancer.  Preliminary data discouraged (not consistent with intent of award mechanism). To be considered for funding, applications for the FY18 LCRP Concept Award must address at least one of the eight Areas of Emphasis listed in the guidelines.
Military relevance: Submissions from and partnerships with investigators at Department of Defense (DoD) military treatment facilities and laboratories, and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers and research laboratories are strongly encouraged.
REVISED Eligibility**: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE Faculty PI waiver >> obtained through their RPM at least 1-2 weeks prior to the pre-application deadline)
**REVISED: Not eligible: although the RFP indicates "postdocs and above are eligible", RMG management has confirmed with the sponsor that this RFP not considered a career development award.Therefore, Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) and Postdoctoral fellows are not eligible to request a Career Development PI waiver in order to apply.
No citizenship restriction
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required) deadline:  July 26, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Aug. 2, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Aug. 9, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/lcrp

 

 

Lung Cancer Research Program
Career Development Award

Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $250,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 2 years
Purpose:  Supports early-career, independent researchers to conduct research under mentorship of an experienced lung cancer researcher.
To be considered for funding, applications for the FY18 LCRP Career Development Award must address at least one of the eight Areas of Emphasis listed in the guidelines.
Military relevance: Submissions from and partnerships with investigators at Department of Defense (DoD) military treatment facilities and laboratories, and Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers and research laboratories are strongly encouraged.
Stanford eligibility clarification:  
Independent investigators-Stanford Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE Faculty PI waiver >> obtained through their RPM at least 1-2 weeks prior to the pre-application deadline) who are within 5 years of their first faculty appointment.   Applicants must not have received more than $300,000 in total direct costs for previous or concurrent lung cancer research as a PI of one of more federally or privately funded, non-mentored, peer-reviewed grants
Mentor:  At or above the level of Associate Professor (or equivalent) who must have a  strong publication and funding record in lung cancer research.
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 faculty level or independent positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  Sept. 6, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Sept.. 19, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 26, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/lcrp

 

 

 


dod ovarian cancer research program

 

 

 


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: this RFP supports the exploration of innovative concepts or theories in ovarian cancer that could ultimately lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will drive the field forward. The proposed research must demonstrate a clear focus on ovarian cancer (e.g., using tissues, cell lines, datasets, or appropriate animal models). Research involving cell lines, animal models, human subjects, and human anatomical substances is permitted; however, this award may not be used to conduct clinical trials.
Revised 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)
**REVISED: Not eligible: although the RFP indicates "postdocs and above are eligible", RMG management has confirmed with the sponsor that this RFP not considered a career development award.Therefore, Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) and Postdoctoral fellows are not eligible to request a Career Development PI waiver in order to apply.
No citizenship restriction.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  May 30, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited in July to submit a full proposal please alert your RPM asap:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Aug. 15, 2018
Full proposal (by invitation only):  August 22, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/ocrp
Institutional representative for all SoM PIs: Research Process Manager (RPM) in RMG. 

 

 

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. The goal of this award mechanism is to accelerate the clinical introduction of medical products and technologies that target ovarian cancer biology. Near-term clinical impact is expected.
Optional Nested Early-Career Investigator: for PIs that are proposing clinical trials:
T his 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/letter of intent)
Timeline:
Pre-application (Letter of intent) (required) deadline: July 25, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Aug. 1, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Aug. 8, 2018 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/ocrp

 

 

Ovarian Cancer Research Program (OCRP)
Omics Consortium Development Award

Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $400,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 2 years
This RFP supports a multi-institutional research effort conducted by leading ovarian cancer researchers and consumer advocates that specifically focuses on the compilation of new and/or use of existing large datasets to study the origin of ovarian cancer disease with an emphasis on early detection and screening.
This effort will be executed through a two-stage approach using two separate award mechanisms: (1) the first is the current funding opportunity, the FY18 Omics Consortium Development Award, which will enable the consortium to lay the groundwork for the research project, including a proof of concept preliminary research project; (2) and the second is an FY20 Omics Consortium Award, which will support the execution of the full research project.
Research projects proposed under the Omics Consortium Development Award must use large datasets (genomics, proteomics, metabolomics, other ‘omics) to focus on origin of disease.
PI Eligibility: Stanford Associate Professors and above with PI eligibility . The PI, as the Consortium Director, is expected to have experience in successfully leading the design, administration, and management of multi-institutional research projects. The PI should create an environment that fosters and supports innovation and creativity, with consistent, intensive interaction within the research team in a way that engages all members of the consortium in all aspects of the research project. Research sites in this consortium should be scientists and/or clinicians who have made significant contributions to the field of ovarian cancer or who have specific expertise related to the research project. This award is meant to facilitate new collaborations. If support for a pre-existing consortium is proposed, then evidence of new collaborations must be apparent within the application.
No citizenship restriction
Research team: the research team must include:
(1) at least one Early-Career Investigator who is within 5 years of his/her last postdoctoral research position (Ph.D.), clinical fellowship (M.D.), or equivalent.
(2) at least one ovarian cancer consumer advocate, and
(3) at least one Epidemiologist/Public Health Expert, all of whom should be integrally involved throughout the planning and implementation of the research project.
Timeline:
Pre-application (Letter of intent) (required) deadline: July 25, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Aug. 1, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Aug. 8, 2018 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/ocrp

 

 

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 (and, NEW for FY18, clinical trials), 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.
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 10% 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.
No citizenship restriction
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 (Letter of intent) (required) deadline: July 25, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Aug. 1, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Aug. 8, 2018 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/ocrp

 

 

 

 

dod peer reviewed Cancer research program

 

 

 

FY 18 Topic areas:
To be considered for funding, applications for the FY18 PRCRP Impact Award must address at least one of the FY18 PRCRP Topic Areas as directed by Congress. Research applications in the areas of breast, prostate, lung (excluding mesothelioma), kidney, or ovarian cancer will not be accepted. The FY18 PRCRP Topic Areas are listed below:

*Immunotherapy: As derived from the National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer terms (https://www.cancer.gov/publications/ dictionaries/cancer-terms?cdrid=45729). Immunotherapy is a biological therapy that uses substances to stimulate or suppress the immune system to help the body fight cancer.
**The definition of adolescents and young adults is derived from the National Cancer Institute (https://www.cancer.gov/types/aya). Research should be targeted toward children (ages 0-14 years), adolescents (ages 15-24 years), and/or young adults (ages 25-39 years).



Military Relevance Focus Areas
To address the cancer health needs of both deployed and non-deployed military personnel, their dependents, retirees, and Veterans, the FY18 PRCRP seeks to support studies that are responsive to the Military Relevance Focus Areas listed below:

 

 

Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (OCRP)
Career Development Award

Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $360,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 3 years
Purpose: this supports independent, early-career investigators to conduct impactful research with the guidance of an experienced cancer researcher (i.e., the Career Guide).
In addition to addressing at least one of the above required FY18 PRCRP Topic Areas, applications for the PRCRP Horizon Award must also address at least one of the FY18 PRCRP Military Relevance Focus Areas.
Investigators are strongly encouraged to collaborate, integrate, and/or align their research projects with Department of Defense (DoD) and/or Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) research laboratories and programs.
Stanford eligibility clarification: independent-Stanford Assist, prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE Faculty PI waiver >> obtained through their RPM at least 1-2 weeks prior to the pre-application deadline).
The PI must be an independent*, early-career researcher or physician-scientist within 10 years after completion of his/her terminal degree by the time of the application deadline (excluding time spent in residency or on family medical leave). Time spent as a postdoctoral fellow is not excluded.
Because career development is the focus of this award, the PI’s organization must demonstrate a commitment to the PI through confirmation of laboratory space and a minimum of 30% protected time for the proposed research, though more protected time is highly desirable.
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 faculty level or independent positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  Aug. 28, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Sept.. 19, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 26, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prcrp

 

*New*

Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (OCRP)
Horizon Award
(for Pre-doctoral candidates and Postdoctoral Fellows)
Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $150,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 2 years
Purpose: The FY18 PRCRP Horizon Award supports junior-level scientists in conducting impactful research with the mentorship of an experienced cancer researcher (i.e., Mentor). Under this award mechanism, the junior investigator is considered the Principal Investigator (PI), and the application should focus on the PI’s research and career development. It should be clear that the proposed research is intellectually designed by the PI with assistance from the Mentor.
In addition to addressing at least one of the above required FY18 PRCRP Topic Areas, applications for the PRCRP Horizon Award must also address at least one of the FY18 PRCRP Military Relevance Focus Areas.
PI Eligibility: Both predoctoral candidates and postdoctoral fellows are eligible according to the following definitions:
--A predoctoral candidate within 2 years of completing required graduate coursework, having completed all laboratory rotations, successfully passed qualifying examinations (excluding time in residency or on family medical leave), and is working in his/her Mentor’s laboratory by the time of the application submission deadline,
or
--A postdoctoral fellow within 3 years of completion of his/her terminal degree (excluding time in residency or on family medical leave) and working in the Mentor’s laboratory at the time of the application submission deadline. The PI’s record of accomplishments (including but not limited to publications, awards, and research recognition) will be evaluated regarding his/her potential for contributing to the FY18 PRCRP Topic Area(s) the proposed research addresses.
Mentor eligibility: The Mentor must be an experienced cancer researcher as demonstrated by a strong record of active funding and publications. In addition, the Mentor must demonstrate a commitment to advancing the PI’s career in cancer research. The Mentor’s record of accomplishments (such as publications, patents, presentations, etc.) should include documentation of significant contribution to cancer research.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:  Aug. 28, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or CGO) deadline: Sept.. 19, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Sept. 26, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prcrp
Institutional representative-because this is a mentored career development award, you must alert your Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) about your plans by submitting a PIF asap in SeRA*
**Reminder: A Proposal Intake Form (PIF) in SeRA is required for all proposals (except for fellowships and clinical trials).
PIF User Guides for SoM PIs and PIF User Guide for SoM Staff and a  PIF tutorial

 


 

Dod prostate cancer research program

 


 



DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program
Physician Research Award

Amount of funding: Maximum of $750,000 direct costs plus indirects over 4 years
Purpose: supports a mentored research experience to prepare physicians with clinical duties and/or responsibilities for productive careers in prostate cancer research. The mentored physician is considered the Principal Investigator (PI) of the application.
Applications are required to address one or more of the FY18 PCRP Overarching Challenges.
Mentor(s): This award requires the involvement of at least one designated Mentor with an established research program in prostate cancer, evidenced by recent publications, active funding, and successful mentorship. In addition, the Mentor(s) must demonstrate a commitment to advancing the PI’s career in prostate cancer research.
Eligibility: the PI must be a physician with clinical duties and/or responsibilities who, at the application submission deadline, is either:
-In the last year of an accredited graduate medical education program, either as a resident or fellow, or
-Within 3 years of having initiated his/her first appointment as an Instructor, Assist. prof. with PI eligibility or CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request).
Institutions must provide at least 40% protection of the PI's time for research
No citizenship restriction
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (LOI) (required) deadline:   Aug. 16, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Aug. 30, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Sept. 6, 2018, 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/pcrp
*Institutional representatives: All PIs (including residents & fellows) must alert the Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) asap about their plans to submit a proposal so the RPM can begin to generate their budget.


DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program
Early Investigator Research Award

Amount of funding: Maximum of $200,000 direct costs plus indirects over 2 years
Purpose: supports prostate cancer-focused research opportunities for individuals in the early stages of their careers, under the guidance of one or more designated Mentors. Applications are required to address one or more of the FY18 PCRP Overarching Challenges.
PI Eligibility: The Postdoctoral PI must:
-Have successfully defended a doctoral thesis or possess an M.D. degree (or equivalent) by March 31, 2019;
-Be involved in an accredited postdoctoral training or medical residency program; and
-Have 3 years or less of postdoctoral research experience (excluding clinical residency or clinical fellowship training) by March 31, 2019.
Mentor(s): Applications must include at least one Mentor, appropriate to the proposed research project, who has experience in prostate cancer research and mentoring as demonstrated by a record of active funding, recent publications, and successful mentorship. The primary Mentor can be a junior faculty member, in which case the PI is encouraged to include a secondary Mentor with a more robust track record in prostate cancer research and mentorship.
No citizenship restriction
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (LOI) (required) deadline:   Aug. 16, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Aug. 30, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Sept. 6, 2018, 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/pcrp
*Institutional representatives: all PIs must alert the Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) asap about their plans to submit a proposal so the RPM can begin to generate their budget.

 

 

DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program
Health Disparity Research Award 
Amount of funding-new investigator category: Maximum of $600,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Amount of funding-established investigator category: Maximum of $1 million direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Purpose: The Health Disparity Research Award supports promising research ideas that have high potential to make a significant impact in eliminating disparities in prostate cancer incidence, morbidity, mortality, and survivorship.The PCRP is interested in research that addresses all different aspects that contribute to health disparity in prostate cancer, including, but not limited to, social, cultural, and/or biological contributors. Applications are required to address one or more of the FY18 PCRP Overarching Challenges
PI Eligibility-established investigator: independent investigator-faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) .
PI Eligibility-new investigator: the PI must have the freedom to pursue independent* research goals without formal mentorship;
Stanford assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver) who are within 10 years after completion of his/her terminal degree by the time of the application submission deadline (excluding time spent in residency or on family medical leave). Time spent as a postdoctoral fellow is not excluded. Lapses in research time or appointments as denoted in the biographical sketch may be articulated in the application. Applications naming PIs using the New Investigator category are required to include a collaborator (or collaborators) appropriate to the application who has experience in prostate cancer health disparity research, as demonstrated by a record of funding and publications.
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/Letter of intent (LOI) (required) deadline:   Sept. 20, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Oct. 4, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Oct. 11, 2018, 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/pcrp
*Institutional representatives: all PIs must alert the Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) asap about their plans to submit a proposal so the RPM can begin to generate their budget.

 

 

DoD Prostate Cancer Research Program
Health Disparity Fellowship Award 
Amount of funding: Maximum of $200,000 direct costs plus indirects over 2 years
Purpose: supports prostate cancer-focused disparity research opportunities for individuals in the early stages of their careers, under the guidance of one or more designated Mentors. This opportunity allows for postdoctoral fellows to develop a research project, investigate a problem or question in prostate cancer disparity research, and further their intellectual development as prostate cancer health disparity researchers of the future. Applications are required to address one or more of the FY18 PCRP Overarching Challenges.
PI Eligibility: The Postdoctoral PI must:
-Have successfully defended a doctoral thesis or possess an M.D. degree (or equivalent) by March 31, 2019;
-Be involved in an accredited postdoctoral training or medical residency program; and
-Have 3 years or less of postdoctoral research experience (excluding clinical residency or clinical fellowship training) by March 31, 2019.
Mentor(s): Applications must include at least one Mentor, appropriate to the proposed research project, who has experience in prostate cancer research and mentoring as demonstrated by a record of active funding, recent publications, and successful mentorship. The primary Mentor can be a junior faculty member, in which case the PI is encouraged to include a secondary Mentor with a more robust track record in prostate cancer research and mentorship.
No citizenship restriction
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (LOI) (required) deadline:   Sept. 20, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) deadline:  Oct. 4, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Oct. 11, 2018, 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/pcrp
*Institutional representatives: all PIs must alert the Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG) asap about their plans to submit a proposal so the RPM can begin to generate their budget.

 



dod duchenne Muscular dystrophy research program

 

 

 

 

DoD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program
Career Development Award

Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $275,000 direct costs (plus indirects) for up to 2 years
Purpose: supports early-career investigators in conducting impactful Duchenne research under the mentorship of an experienced muscular dystrophy researcher as an opportunity to obtain the funding, mentoring, and experience necessary for productive, independent careers at the forefront of Duchenne research. Applicants should also demonstrate that the proposed research has high potential to lead to or make breakthroughs in Duchenne. All applications for the FY18 DMDRP funding opportunities must address at least one of the Focus Areas listed in the guidelines.
Eligibility: independent*-Stanford Assist, prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. (with an approved CE Faculty PI waiver >>).
The PI must be an independent*, early-career research- or physician-scientist with a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent at least 2 years post-terminal degree at the time of application submission (excluding time spent in residency or on family medical leave), and exhibit a strong desire to pursue a career in Duchenne research. Physician-scientists must have clinical duties and/or responsibilities.
Institutional commitment to the PI’s independent career should be demonstrated, including a confirmation of the laboratory space, and at least 30% of protected time for Duchenne research. No citizenship restriction
Mentor: The Mentor must be an experienced muscular dystrophy researcher as demonstrated by a strong record of funding and publications in muscular dystrophy research. The Mentor must hold a position at or above the level of an Associate Professor (or equivalent).
*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 faculty level or independent positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required) deadline:  Nov. 14, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Nov. 28, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 5, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/dmdrp

 

 

DoD Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research Program
Investigator-Initiated Focused Research Award 

Amount of funding: Maximum of $600,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Amount of funding-with Optional Interdisciplinary Collaborator*: Maximum of $750,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Additional funding for Optional Nested Resident or Medical Student Traineeship:The anticipated direct costs budgeted for the entire period of performance to specifically support this option will not exceed $30,000 for a Medical Student Trainee or $50,000 for a Resident Trainee plus indirect costs in accordance with the organization’s negotiated rate.
Purpose: supports translational research that will accelerate the movement of promising ideas in Duchenne research into clinical applications. Translational research may be defined as an integration of basic science and clinical observations with the specific goal of developing new therapies. However, Principal Investigators (PIs) should not view translational research as a one-way continuum from bench to bedside. The research plan should involve a reciprocal flow of ideas and information between basic and clinical science.
*Optional Interdisciplinary Collaborator (OIC): The FY18 DMDRP strongly encourages interdisciplinary collaborations between diverse groups of academic scientists, clinicians, industry scientists, the military Services, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and other Federal Government agencies
Optional Nested Resident or Medical Student Traineeship: The intent of the Optional Nested Resident or Medical Student Traineeship is to provide mentored research opportunities in Duchenne. It is expected that the training will provide a valuable opportunity to develop the experience necessary to advance the trainee’s research career in Duchenne. Only one traineeship may be requested per application.
PI Eligibility: independent-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)
OIC PI eligibility: independent-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). Only one OIC is permitted in the application.
NOTE: The PI and OIC must be independent investigators whose primary training, research, and experience are in different fields.
Optional Nested Resident or Medical Student Traineeship eligibility: By the time of the application submission deadline, the Resident Trainee must be enrolled in an accredited residency program, or the Medical Student Trainee must be enrolled in a nationally accredited (or equivalent) medical school. The trainee must be able to devote a minimum of 40% level of effort to this project for the 1-year period of performance of the traineeship.
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:   Aug. 29, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal please alert your RPM asap:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Nov. 28, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Dec. 5, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/dmdrp

 

 

 

 


dod Epilepsy research program


 


DoD Epilepsy Research Program
Longitudinal Risk Factors Award

Amount of funding: Maximum of $2.5 million direct costs plus indirects over 4 years
Purpose:  to support a large-scale, prospective, longitudinal epidemiological research study that is relevant to the characterization of PTE (post-traumatic epilepsy). Applications should describe how the association of Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) and subsequent PTE will be assessed or characterized. This would include a description of the nature of the TBIs in the cohort. Studies that evaluate the feasibility of using combinations of outcomes (e.g., neuropsychological assessments, imaging, and genomics) are encouraged.
Eligibility: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained through their RPM at least 1-2 weeks 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 or faculty-level positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:   July 26, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited in August to submit a full proposal please alert your RPM asap:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   Sept. 27, 2018
Full proposal (by invitation only):  Oct. 4, 2018, 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/erp

 


DoD Epilepsy Research Program
Idea Development Award

Amount of funding-Level I: Maximum of $300,000 direct costs plus indirects over 2 years
Amount of funding-Level II: Maximum of $500,000 direct costs plus indirects over 3 years
Purpose:  
Applications should address at least one of the following FY18 ERP IDA Focus Areas. An application that proposes research outside of these FY18 ERP IDA Focus Areas is acceptable, as long as the applicant provides a strong rationale
Eligibility-Funding Level I is intended to support high-risk or high-gain applications with Principal Investigators (PIs) at or above the level of a postdoctoral fellow (or equivalent), but below the level of Assistant Professor (or equivalent). Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Postdoctoral fellows, Academic Staff-research are eligible with an approved Career Development PI waiver obtained through their RPMs at least 1-2 weeks prior to the pre-application submission. (Note: this is a career development award- the budget requires mentors to be listed.)
Eligibility-Funding Level II is intended to support a more mature, hypothesis-driven research project. The PI must be an independent investigator: Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request ).
No citizenship restriction
Timeline:
Pre-application/LOI (required) deadline:   Sept. 20, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   Sept. 27, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Oct. 4, 2018, 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/erp

 

 

 

 

 

dod lupus research program

 

 

 

 

DoD Lupus Research Program
Concept Award

Amount of funding: Maximum of $150,000 total costs (includes indirects) over 1 year
Purpose: supports the exploration of highly innovative new concepts or untested theories that address important problems relevant to lupus.
To be considered for funding, applications for the FY18 LRP Concept Award are required to address at least one of the FY18 LRP Focus Area listed in the guidelines.
REVISED 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
**REVISED: Not eligible: although the RFP indicates "postdocs and above are eligible", RMG management has confirmed with the sponsor that this RFP not considered a career development award.Therefore, Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) and Postdoctoral fellows are not eligible to request a Career Development PI waiver in order to apply.
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required) deadline:    Oct. 10, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Oct. 31, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Nov. 7, 2018, 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/lrp

 

 

DoD Lupus Research Program
Impact Award
Amount of funding: up to a maximum of $525,000 total costs (includes indirects) for up to 3 years
Purpose: encourages applications that support the full spectrum of research projects or ideas that specifically focus on scientific and clinical lupus issues, which, if successfully addressed, have the potential to make a major impact in lupus research
To be considered for funding, applications for the FY18 LRP Impact Award are required to address at least one of the FY18 LRP Focus Area listed in the guidelines.
Eligibility: Independent investigators-Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE Faculty PI waiver >>.
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/Letter of intent (required) deadline:    Oct. 10, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Oct. 31, 2018
Full proposal deadline: Nov. 7, 2018, 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/lrp

 

 

 

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.
Proposed projects may range from small proof-of-concept (i.e., pilot, first-in-human, or Phase 0) trials to demonstrate feasibility or inform the design of more advanced trials, through large-scale trials to determine efficacy in relevant patient populations. (See the guidelines)
Not all Areas of Emphasis are applicable to every award mechanism. If the proposed research project does not address at least one of the FY18 NFRP Areas of Emphasis, justification that the proposed research project addresses an important problem related to NF research and/or patient care should be provided.
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:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required): July 26, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:  Aug. 2, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Aug. 9, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://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.
Not all Areas of Emphasis are applicable to every award mechanism. If the proposed research project does not address at least one of the FY18 NFRP Areas of Emphasis, justification that the proposed research project addresses an important problem related to NF research and/or patient care should be provided.
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.
Other eligible positions: Because the application asks for a mentor (if applicable), this is considered a career development award. Therefore, Instructors, Clinical Instructors, Academic staff-research (i.e., research associates) are eligible. Individuals in these positions must also submit a Career Development PI waiver request >> through their Research Process Manager (RPM in RMG).  Please alert your RPM asap about your plans to submit a proposal so he/she can begin to build your budget.
No citizenship restriction
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required): July 26, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   Aug. 2, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Aug. 9, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/nfrp

 

DoD Neurofibromatosis Research Program
Investigator- Initiated Research Award

Amount of funding: Maximum of $525,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over 3 years
Amount of funding with Optional Qualified Collaborator: Maximum of $575,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over 3 years
Purpose: The NFRP Investigator-Initiated Research Award supports highly rigorous, high-impact research projects that have the potential to make an important contribution to NF research and/or patient care. Research projects may focus on any phase of research, excluding clinical trials. The rationale for a research idea may be derived from laboratory discovery, population-based studies, a clinician’s firsthand knowledge of patients, or anecdotal data.
Not all Areas of Emphasis are applicable to every award mechanism. If the proposed research project does not address at least one of the FY18 NFRP Areas of Emphasis, justification that the proposed research project addresses an important problem related to NF research and/or patient care should be provided.
Optional Qualified Collaborator: The FY18 NFRP encourages collaborative research between basic scientists and clinical researchers, and between academic and biotech scientists. Collaborations with investigators outside of the PI’s institution and collaborations that bring new perspectives from other disciplines or that bring new investigators into the NF field are strongly encouraged. Although more than one collaborator may participate in the application, only one can be named for this option.
PI 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. PIs must plan to commit at least a 10% level of effort for each budget period throughout the entirety of the award.
Optional Qualified Collaborator 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. The collaborator must plan to commit at least a 10% level of effort for each budget period throughout the entirety of the award.
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): July 26, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   Aug. 2, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Aug. 9, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://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: 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.
Research projects may focus on any phase of research, excluding clinical trials. Applications must include preliminary and/or published data that are relevant to NF and the proposed research project.
Not all Areas of Emphasis are applicable to every award mechanism. If the proposed research project does not address at least one of the FY18 NFRP Areas of Emphasis, justification that the proposed research project addresses an important problem related to NF research and/or patient care should be provided
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): July 26, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   Aug. 2, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Aug. 9, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://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.
Not all Areas of Emphasis are applicable to every award mechanism. If the proposed research project does not address at least one of the FY18 NFRP Areas of Emphasis, justification that the proposed research project addresses an important problem related to NF research and/or patient care should be provided
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 June 1, 2018; 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
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.
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required): July 26, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:    Aug. 2, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Aug. 9, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/nfrp

 

 

 

Dod Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research program

 

 

 

 

DoD Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program
Clinical Research Award

Amount of funding-Level 1: maximum of $350,000 total costs including indirects over 2 years
Amount of funding-Level 2: maximum of $1.5 million total costs including indirects over 4 years
Purpose: The FY18 OPORP CRA is intended to support clinical research that evaluates orthotic and/or prosthetic devices using patient-centric outcomes relevant to Service members and Veterans with limb loss and/or limb impairment.
The FY18 OPORP CRA is focused on outcomes-based best practices through analysis of prosthetic and/or orthotic device options that are currently available, and not on the development of a new technology or the improvement of an existing technology. The intent of the award is to generate clinically useful evidence that will enhance and optimize patient outcomes.
The FY18 OPORP CRA supports clinical research but not clinical trials.
DoD and VA Collaboration and Alignment Encouraged.
Applications to the FY18 OPORP Clinical Research Award (CRA) must address at least one of the Focus Areas listed in the guidelines
Funding Level 1: Pilot research that has the potential to make significant advancements toward clinical translation. Preliminary data are allowed but not required for this Funding Level.
Funding Level 2: Research that is supported by preliminary data and has the potential to make significant advancements toward clinical translation.
Eligibility: 'independent investigators- faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained through their RPM at least 1-2 weeks 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 or faculty-level positions.
Timeline:
Pre-application (required) deadline:   Aug. 6, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited in August to submit a full proposal please alert your RPM asap:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline: Oct. 18, 2018
Full proposal (by invitation only): Oct. 25, 2018 11:59pm ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/oporp

 

 

DoD Orthotics and Prosthetics Outcomes Research Program
Clinical Trial Award
Amount of funding-Level 1: maximum of $350,000 total costs including indirects over 2 years
Amount of funding-Level 2: maximum of $2.5 million total costs including indirects over 4 years
Purpose: The FY18 OPORP CTA is intended to support clinical trials that evaluate orthotic and/or prosthetic devices using patient-centric outcomes relevant to Service members and Veterans with limb loss and/or limb impairment.
The FY18 OPORP CTA is focused on outcomes-based best practices through analysis of prosthetic and/or orthotic device options that are currently available, and not on the development of a new technology or the improvement of an existing technology. The intent of the award is to generate clinically useful evidence that will enhance and optimize patient outcomes.
Applications to this RFP must address at least one of the Focus Areas listed in the guidelines.
DoD and VA Collaboration and Alignment Encouraged.
Funding Level 1: Pilot clinical trial that supports exploratory studies involving limited human exposure (e.g., small sample size) with the potential to make significant advancements toward clinical translation. Preliminary data are allowed but not required for this Funding Level.
Funding Level 2: Clinical trial that is supported by preliminary data and has the potential to make significant advancements toward clinical translation.
Eligibility:  Independent* investigators--Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained through their RPM in RMG at least 1-2 weeks prior to the LOI submission).
No citizenship restriction.
*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 (required) deadline:   Aug. 6, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal alert your RPM asap:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) complete by date: Oct. 18, 2018
Full proposal: Oct. 25, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/oporp

 

 

 

Dod Parkinson's research program

 

 

 

 

 

DoD Parkinson's Research Program
Early Investigator Research Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $340,000 total costs including indirects over 2 years
Purpose:  The EIRA supports early-career investigators exploring innovative, high-impact ideas or new technologies applicable to Parkinson’s disease research and/or patient care. The PRP seeks applications from investigators working in a broad spectrum of disciplines including, but not limited to, basic science, engineering, bioinformatics, population science, translational research, and clinical research.
Applications must address this focus area: Mechanisms of cognitive and psychiatric symptoms of Parkinson’s disease
Eligibility:  Postdoctoral, Clinical Fellows and Assist. Prof. with PI eligibility and CE Assist. Prof. [with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >>] within 5 years of advanced degree or residency training
PIs must have a designated mentor who is an experienced Parkinson's disease researcher.
No citizenship restriction
Timeline:
Pre-application/Letter of intent (required):  Sept. 17, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   Sept. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Oct. 3, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prp

 

 

DoD Parkinson's Research Program
Investigator- Initiated Research Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $1.5 million total costs including indirects over 3 years
Amount of funding-Partnering PI option: Maximum of $2 million total costs including indirects over 3 years
Purpose:  The PRP IIRA supports highly rigorous, multidisciplinary, high-impact research projects that have the potential to make an important contribution to Parkinson’s disease research and/or patient care.
Applications must address one of these focus areas:
- Genetic stratification of suspected environment factors that are quantifiable on the risk of developing Parkinson’s disease
-Biological mechanisms of impact from exercise on neurodegeneration in Parkinson’s disease
Partnering PI option: The IIRA mechanism includes an option for up to three PIs. 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(s) (maximum of two) will be identified as Partnering PI(s).
Initiating PI and Partnering PI Eligibility:  independent* investigators- 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.
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):  Sept. 17, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   Sept. 26, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Oct. 3, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prp

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dod Peer reviewed alzheimer's research program

 



Mission:
The PRARP’s mission is devoted to (1) understanding the association between TBI and AD/ADRD, and (2) reducing the burden on affected individuals and caregivers, especially in the military and Veteran communities.


Type of dementia: For FY18, the PRARP is requiring applications to describe the type of dementia that will be the research focus of the application. These are limited to Alzheimer’s dementia, Lewy body dementia, frontotemporal dementia, mixed dementia, and vascular dementia. Mixed dementia research is defined as AD and any of the related dementias described above. Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) research is discouraged.


DoD Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Award
Convergence Science Research Award

Amount of funding: Maximum of $500,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over 3 years
Purpose: to support efforts to generate research resources, tools, or novel research efforts for researchers and/or practitioners in health sciences related to the PRARP’s mission. The application should demonstrate the study team’s experience in both TBI and AD/ADRD research. Applications must address one or more of the FY18 PRARP Overarching Challengesand at least one the focus areas listed in the guidelines.
Eligibility: independent-Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >>.
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): Sept. 20, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   Sept. 27, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Oct. 4, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prarp

 


DoD Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Award
Quality of Life Research Award

Amount of funding: Maximum of $500,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over 3 years
Purpose: to support preclinical, basic, epidemiological, or quality-of-life research to alleviate or characterize the common symptoms of TBI and AD/ADRD.Applications must address one or more of the FY18 PRARP Overarching Challengesand at least one the focus areas listed in the guidelines. The application should demonstrate the study team’s experience in both TBI and AD/ADRD research.
Note: Pharmacological interventions are specifically discouraged.
Eligibility: independent-Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >>.
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): Sept. 20, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   Sept. 27, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Oct. 4, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prarp

 

DoD Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Award
New Investigator Research Award

Amount of funding: Maximum of $225,000 direct costs (plus indirects) over years
Purpose: to support early-career investigators interested in novel research efforts or new technologies within TBI and AD/ADRD
Applications must address one or more of the FY18 PRARP Overarching Challengesand at least one the focus areas listed in the guidelines .
Eligibility: independent-Stanford assist. prof. with PI eligibility and CE assist. prof. with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> who are within 3 years of their first independent faculty position, from any field or discipline. The application should demonstrate the study team’s experience in both TBI and AD/ADRD research.
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): Sept. 20, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   Sept. 27, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Oct. 4, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prarp

 

DoD Peer Reviewed Alzheimer's Research Award
Research Partnership Award

Amount of funding: Maximum of $1.3 million total costs including indirects over 3 years
Purpose: The intent of the FY18 PRARP RPA is to create an avenue for collaborative research partnerships between investigators to address a research problem or question in a manner that would be unachievable through separate efforts as related to the PRARP’s mission. In addition to supporting basic research, applications proposing preclinical research are acceptable.
The application should demonstrate the study team’s experience in both TBI and AD/ADRD research.
Applications must address one or more of the FY18 PRARP Overarching Challenges and at least one the focus areas listed in the guidelines.
Eligibility: independent-Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >>.
The FY18 PRARP RPA requires that a minimum of two investigators (i.e., partners) (faculty with PI eligibilty) jointly design a single research project.
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): Sept. 20, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via eBrap
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG or OSR) deadline:   Sept. 27, 2018
Full proposal deadline:  Oct. 4, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prarp

 

 

 

 

 

dod Peer reviewed orthopaedic research program

 

 

 

 

DoD Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program
Applied Research Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $750,000 total costs including indirects over 3 years
Purpose:  The FY18 PRORP ARA is focused on applied research, defined as work that refines concepts and ideas into potential solutions with a view toward evaluating technical feasibility of promising new knowledge products, pharmacologic agents, behavioral and rehabilitation interventions, diagnostic and therapeutic techniques, clinical guidance, and/or emerging approaches and technologies.
Applications must address one of the focus areas listed in the guidelines: animal models, device development, wound infection, tissue regeration.
Eligibility:  Independent* investigators--Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained through their RPM in RMG at least 1-2 weeks prior to the LOI submission).
No citizenship restriction.
*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 (required) deadline:   July 30, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal alert your RPM asap:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) complete by date: Oct. 17, 2018
Full proposal: Oct. 24, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prorp

 

 

Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program
Clinical Trial Award
Amount of funding:
Maximum of $3 million total costs including indirects over 4 years
Purpose: Funding from this CTA award mechanism must support a clinical trial and may not be used for preclinical research studies. Proposed projects may range from small proof-of-concept trials (i.e., pilot, first in human, or Phase 0) to demonstrate feasibility or inform the design of more advanced trials, through large-scale trials to determine efficacy in relevant patient populations.
All applications must address one of the following FY18 PRORP CTA Focus Areas: surgical techniques and outcomes, rehabilitation techiques and outcomes; acute pain, improved surgical interventions; tissue regeneration.
Collaboration with military and VA researchers and/or clinicians is encouraged.
Studies that include active duty military or Veteran participants as all or a portion of the study population are encouraged. 
Eligibility:  Independent* investigators--Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained through their RPM in RMG at least 1-2 weeks prior to the LOI submission).
No citizenship restriction.
*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 (required) deadline:   July 30, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal alert your RPM asap:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) complete by date: Oct. 17, 2018
Full proposal: Oct. 24, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prorp

 

DoD Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Research Program
Clinical Translational Research Award
Amount of funding: Maximum of $2 million total costs including indirects over 4 years
Purpose:  The PRORP CTRA is intended to support high-impact and/or new/emerging clinical research that may or may not be ready for a full-scale randomized controlled clinical trial. Projects should demonstrate potential to impact the standard of care, both immediate and long-term, as well as contribute to evidence-based guidelines for the evaluation and care of military or Veteran patients with orthopaedic injuries.
Funding from this award mechanism must support clinical research studies involving human subjects.
All applications must address one of the following FY18 PRORP CTRA Focus Areas: treatment techniques and outcomes, wound infection, surgical care, tissue regeneration.
Studies that include active duty military or Veteran participants as all or a portion of the study population are encouraged. Collaboration with military and VA researchers and/or clinicians is also encouraged.
Eligibility:  Independent* investigators--Stanford faculty with PI eligibility and CE faculty (with an approved CE faculty PI waiver request >> obtained through their RPM in RMG at least 1-2 weeks prior to the LOI submission).
No citizenship restriction.
*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 (required) deadline:   July 30, 2018, 5 p.m. ET via https://ebrap.org/
If invited to submit a full proposal alert your RPM asap:
Institutional representative (RPM/RMG) complete by date: Oct. 17, 2018
Full proposal: Oct. 24, 2018, 11:59 p.m. ET via grantsgov
Guidelines:
http://cdmrp.army.mil/funding/prorp

 

 


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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