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Internal Funding Opportunities

Below are internal funding opportunities that have been submitted from centers and institutes across Johns Hopkins University. Please note that this may not be an all-inclusive list of internal opportunities. If you have an opportunity you would like us to publicize here and in the monthly digest email, please fill out this form by the last Wednesday of each month for inclusion in the following digest.

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INTERNAL FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR NOVEMBER 7, 2019

Funding Sponsor Program Title Amount of Award Due Date Notification Date
Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center Hopkins-Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Cancer Research Fund $200,000 November 20, 2019 February 2020
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine announces the sixth annual request for applications (RFA) for the Hopkins-Allegheny Health Network (AHN) Cancer Research Fund. Hopkins-AHN Awards will fund cancer research projects at the level of $100,000 direct costs per year, with an award term of two years. The expectation is that Hopkins-AHN Awards will spark synergistic interactions among investigators and catalyze scientific achievements of the highest quality and impact. Applications are welcomed from across the spectrum of fundamental, translational, clinical, and epidemiologic research. Applications are similarly free to focus on specific organ sites or on issues that span multiple cancer types. Applications will be evaluated by reviewers from both the Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center (SKCCC) and the Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute (AHN CI) and will be based on their potential to influence our scientific understanding of cancer and our clinical, operational, and financial management of the disease.
Eligibility: Each proposal must include a SKCCC Member or AHN researcher as principal investigator (PI) or co-principal investigator (Co-PI). A SKCCC Member or AHN researcher may only participate in one application as PI or Co-PI. The proposal cannot be duplicative with other funding, at the time of the award. Overlap will be assessed by SKCCC staff on a Just-In-Time model. Applications including both SKCCC and AHN researchers will be favorably received, as will applications that have the potential to bring new approaches and expertise to bear on important problems in cancer research.

 

Neurofibromatosis Therapeutic Acceleration Program at Johns Hopkins Francis S. Collins Scholars Program in Neurofibromatosis Clinical and Translational Research Salary and training

 

November 22, 2019 January 8, 2020
The Francis S. Collins Scholars Program in Neurofibromatosis Clinical and Translational Research is a key initiative of the Neurofibromatosis Therapeutic Acceleration Program (NTAP) at Johns Hopkins. NTAP (www.n-tap.org) is dedicated to the advancement of research that will improve outcomes for patients with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1). A major need to accomplish this mission is the training and support of clinician scientists who are dedicated to NF1. NTAP launched the Francis S. Collins Scholars Program in Neurofibromatosis Clinical and Translational Research to address this need.
Eligibility: Applicants must hold a health-professional degree that permits patient care with a commitment to including patient care in their career plan; commit a minimum of 75% and up to 100% of professional effort to the program for a two to three years; be in the last stages of post-doctoral training or a junior faculty member within seven years of the first faculty appointment; have a commitment to patient focused research in the field of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1); demonstrate prior research commitment and accomplishments; have a mentorship team that includes research, clinical, and career mentorship (these roles can be filled by up to four people) with expressed commitment to the candidate’s training, expertise in the research skill set required for the work proposed in the application, and in the clinical management of NF1; and have the appropriate access to resources to complete the clinical and research work proposed in the application.

 

Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center
Hopkins-WellSpan Cancer Health Services Research Fund $100,000 November 27, 2019 February 2020
The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine announces the request for applications (RFA) for the Hopkins-WellSpan Cancer Health Services Research Fund. Hopkins-WellSpan awards will fund cancer health services research projects at the level of $100,000 direct costs per year, with an award term of one year. The expectation is that Hopkins-WellSpan awards will further the field of health services research by asking questions relevant to cancer and those patients who are at risk for, who have, or who are survivors of the disease. Possible categories of study should be related to health care delivery, risk-factor based, quality improvement and patient safety, patient engagement, or patient report outcomes. Applications are free to focus on specific organ sites or on issues that span multiple cancer types.
Eligibility: Each proposal must include an investigator from Johns Hopkins University, Johns Hopkins Health System, or WellSpan Health who has a research interest in cancer. Applications including both Johns Hopkins and WellSpan researchers will be favorably received, as will applications that have the potential to deliver a sustainable product in the field of cancer related health services research by leveraging EPIC. Overlap among proposals will be assessed on a Just-In-Time model for possible synergies among researchers and resources.

 

Johns Hopkins Institute for Health and Social Policy Lipitz Public Health Faculty Policy Awards $15,000 November 30, 2019 TBD
The Lipitz Public Health Policy Awards support the development and implementation of innovative and timely policy solutions through meaningful engagement with policymakers and decision makers. Priority is given to projects that support the translation of research results into policy and policy into legislation. Research activities in direct support of policy development or policy implementation will also be considered.
Eligibility: Applicant is a full-time member of the JHSPH faculty, and proposed work can include collaboration with individuals or organizations outside of JHSPH, notably other academic institutions or research units. Collaborative arrangements between researchers and decision makers or policymakers are the distinctive feature of these awards.

 

Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health Global Health Established Field Placements (GHEFP) Overseas project site December 12, 2019 March 13, 2020
The Global Health Established Field Placements matches students with faculty members looking to establish a project site overseas. The CGH works to recruit faculty members interested in having a student work on their project(s) overseas. Students apply for these placements, and selections are made by the CGH which matches the priorities of the faculty member with the priorities of the students. Selected students are given a travel grant of $3,500 from the CGH to defray travel and subsistence costs.
Eligibility: All faculty and staff members from Johns Hopkins University conducting global health research are eligible to submit an application for a GHEFP site in a low to middle income country. Additionally, faculty members from all divisions and staff from CCP and Jhpiego conducting global health practice are eligible to register a GHEFP site in a low- or middle-income country. Generally, requests to establish sites in State Department restricted areas will not be accepted.

 

Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute Strategic Consultation Grants for Baltimore City $10,000 December 15, 2019 TBD
This new Johns Hopkins Urban Health Institute (UHI) funding opportunity was created to advance health in Baltimore by supporting faculty working directly with Baltimore City government. Funds will be awarded to proposals that respond to requests from city government for specific assistance on significant projects that improve the health of the city.
Eligibility: Faculty from of all schools of The Johns Hopkins University are eligible to apply (this includes scientists, research associates, assistant professors, associate professors, and full professors). All proposals require a collaborating Baltimore city (e.g., the Health Department) or quasi-city (e.g., The Family League) Baltimore city entity with an individual identified within that agency as the key partner on the project.

 

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