UAB Funding Opportunities

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UAB Funding Opportunities

Below are funding opportunities that are available from UAB departments and centers.  Use the contact information provided to the contact listed to find out more about each particular funding opportunity.   

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Current Opportunities
  • CHAAMPS seeks to fund translational and community-based research projects that investigate the biological, psychosocial, and environmental factors driving and sustaining health disparities in African American men’s health across the life course. Proposed research should consider pathways to unintentional and violence-related injuries and homicide, head injuries in athletes, and chronic diseases; and the mechanisms connecting such pathways to health disparities throughout the life course of African American men.

    Sponsor:
    UAB MHRC, University of Minnesota
    Eligibility:
    Faculty members at the University of Minnesota, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Johns Hopkins University, MD Anderson Cancer Center, and the University of California, Davis are eligible to apply. Applicants at the levels of Instructor or Assistant Professor must have a senior faculty member serving as a mentor. Applicants may participate in more than one application per cycle but may not submit more than one application as the Principal Investigator of a project.
    Funding Amount(s):
    $50,000-$100,000
    Due Date:
    Monday, February 08, 2016 12:00 AM
  • The intent of this pilot program is to attract both international and U.S.-based early-stage investigators from outside the field of HIV research to help address key scientific questions in HIV research, including emerging issues of long-term survival with HIV infection, prevention of HIV transmission, and research toward a cure. This program is targeting those who would be new to the field.

    Sponsor:
    Center for AIDS Research
    Eligibility:
    Early-stage investigators who have completed their first terminal research degree or medical residency after December 11, 2005 and who have a faculty or equivalent position at an academic institution or a comparable position at a not for profit research organization or institution at the time of full proposal submission are eligible. Applicants must have not yet been engaged in any past or current HIV/SIV research . Disqualifying research experiences include (but are not limited to) authorship on any HIV/SIV research papers; serving as an investigator on an HIV/SIV grant (including postdoctoral fellowships); and receiving an HIV/SIV grant, sub award or contract.
    Funding Amount(s):
    $150,000
    Due Date:
    Thursday, March 10, 2016 5:00 PM
  • The NIH national Rehabilitation Research Resource to Enhance Clinical Trials (REACT), based at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), invites letters of intent for pilot studies that address novel scientific questions related to medical rehabilitation and that will lead to more definitive clinical trials. 

    Sponsor:
    School of Medicine, School of Public Health, School of Health Professions, and VP for Research and Economic Development
    Eligibility:
    This program supports full-time faculty investigators in biomedical, behavioral, clinical and social sciences at academic institutions in the US who are eligible to receive NIH funding. We encourage applications from interdisciplinary research teams, underrepresented minority applicants and faculty at all ranks.
    Funding Amount(s):
    It is anticipated that up to four pilot studies will be awarded. Applicants may request up to $40,000 direct costs. Awards are limited to 12 months in duration. Indirect costs are capped at 47% (UAB federally negotiated rate).
    Due Date:
    Monday, April 18, 2016 5:00 PM