You may be interested in these recent funding opportunity announcements (FOAs):
Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies (BRAIN) Initiative
The first funding opportunities for the BRAIN Initiative, a large-scale effort aimed at revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain, are now available. To view the FOAs, visit http://www.nih.gov/science/brain.
Common Fund Opportunities
The NIH Common Fund has issued FOAs under both the Single Cell Analysis and the Enhancing the Diversity of the NIH-Funded Workforce programs. A Webinar for potential applicants to the diversity FOAs will be held in January.
Career Development (K) Awards
K awards help transition new investigators to research independence.
- NIH Pathway to Independence Award (Parent K99/R00)
Purpose: Help postdoctoral researchers complete mentored training and transition to an independent, tenure-track or equivalent faculty positions and launch a competitive, independent research careers
- Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award (Parent K08)
Purpose: Provide individuals with clinical doctoral degrees with intensive, supervised career development experiences in biomedical and behavioral research, including translational research
- Mentored Quantitative Research Development Award (Parent K25)
Purpose: Attract individuals with quantitative and engineering backgrounds to bring their expertise and skills to address NIH-relevant research questions
- Mentored Patient-Oriented Research Career Development Award (Parent K23)
Purpose: Support individuals with a clinical doctoral degree who have made a commitment to focus their research endeavors on patient-oriented research