• 2017 National Workshop on Developing a Research Agenda for Connected Rural Communities (CRC17)

      The University of Virginia is convening a national workshop to define overarching challenges, explore opportunities, develop collaborations, and build strategies toward a research agenda to advance quality of life in under-connected (medium, small, remote, and rural) communities. Specifically, discussions will be through the lens of how technology, communications, and networking…
    • Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Planning Grants to Address the Shortage of Physician-Scientists

      The Burroughs Wellcome Fund is seeking planning grant proposals from medical schools in the United States and Canada to create programs with the intent of increasing opportunities for the physician interested in a research career. This is a five-month planning grant (up to $30,000) to focus on developing a full…
    • Limited Funding Opportunity – Commonwealth Health Research Board Grants FY18

      The Vice President for Research has announced the internal competition for this program. UVA can submit 10 applications to CHRB. The CHRB has posted guidelines and application materials for the FY 18/19 competition. The Commonwealth Health Research Board [CHRB or Board] was created by Virginia Code §23-278 to provide financial…
    • Department of Defense (DOD) Peer-Reviewed Medical Research Program (PRMRP) FY17

      The Department of Defense has released a pre-announcement for the FY17 PRMRP.  I am sending this announcement so that investigators can begin the process of preparing pre-proposals as early as possible.  Please also note that the number of topic areas for research projects (below) has expanded substantially. Applications submitted to…
    • Request for Nominations for the T32 NRSA Neuroendocrinology Training Grant

      Mentors on the Research Training in Neuroendocrinology grant: Gene (Barrett) and I formally invite you to nominate postdoctoral trainees for T32 NRSA support (Research Training in Neuroendocrinology [RTN] Program). Prospective trainees can formally apply to the RTN T32 Program by submitting the following: current CV; a 1-2 page Personal Statement…