Request for Proposals: COVID-19 Research

The School of Medicine and the Precision Medicine Institute invite School of Medicine-affiliated investigators to submit short (maximum 2 page, 12 point font) proposals for funding for urgent, high-impact research on COVID-19.

Multi-Investigator Planning Grant

Exploratory/developmental grant applications for the establishment of an infrastructure for eventual applications for multi-investigator research programs.

HSF General Endowment Fund Grant Application

**Due to the financial impact of COVID-19, the GEF application process is suspended for this cycle.**

The HSF-GEF grants are intended to enhance the infrastructure of Academic Health Center’s Patient-Oriented and Laboratory Research efforts, Clinical Care Program Development, and Medical Education Initiatives and for university-wide projects by providing funding from the Health Services Foundation’s General Endowment Fund.

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Incentive for 1 R01 Investigators to Submit 2nd R01

$50,000/yr to investigators with novel ideas, preliminary data and/or publications. Deliverable for first year is submission of grant. Based on score and critiques, additional $50,000 for 2nd year to address critiques, get additional preliminary data, and resubmit. Goal by year 2 is funded new R01 grant.

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2018 awardees

2017 awardees

2016 awardees


Pittman Scholars

This program recognizes the contributions of junior faculty. Nominees must be assistant professors who have held that rank for fewer than five years. Nominations should be submitted by the department chair.

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Previous awardees

Impact Awards

IMPACT awards are intended to augment recruitment and retention packages for outstanding, highly-funded faculty ranked at the assistant professor level or higher.

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Bridge Funding

Bridge funding provides some continuing research support due to uncertainties in external funding.

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Center for Genomic Medicine RFA

A central goal of the CGM is to develop and support pilot projects that allow biomedical scientists and practitioners to apply genomic technology in ways that (1) serve as a platform for additional sponsored projects and/or clinical services; and (2) benefit the broader community.

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Upcoming Opportunities

General Endowment Fund

These grants are intended to enhance the infrastructure of patient-oriented and laboratory research efforts, clinical care program development and medical education initiatives.

2016 awardees
2015 awardees