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UAB Funding Opportunities

UAB Nathan Shock Center Pilot/Feasibility Project Awards

Deadline: September 1, 2019

This award is intended for investigators with a research focus on the comparative biology and/or energetics of aging and having the goal of future funding from the National Institutes of Health/National Institute on Aging. The projects must utilize one or more of the research cores of the UAB Shock Center. All applicants are required to contact the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as a first step toward preparing an application. Download the full RFA

Submit your final application online

Mary Ann Harvard Young Investigator Grants

Deadline Extended: August 30, 2019

The Mary Ann Harvard Young Investigator Grants from the Young Supporters Board of the O'Neal Comprehensive Cancer Center provide seed money for the initiation of a promising new cancer-related project by a junior faculty member to obtain preliminary results that facilitate successful competition for a national research grant. Download the full RFA

To apply, email an electronic application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

O’Neal Cancer Center and UAB National Clinical Trial Network LAPS Program

Deadlines: May 1, July 1, Sept. 1 & Nov. 1, 2019

This recurring RFA promotes new collaborations between basic, translational and clinical investigators, based on the analysis of human biological samples obtained from patients, behavioral interventions or advanced imaging techniques,that support novel translational research programs in drug discovery/development, clinically relevant pathway interactions or biomarkers of therapeutic response. View the full RFA.

To apply, submit a PDF file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by  5 p.m. on the deadline date.

Extramural Funding Opportunities

Mike Slive Foundation Pilot Grant Program

Deadline: October 1, 2019

This award is intended to “seed” nascent prostate cancer projects that will become competitive for extramural funding with the data generated as a result of receiving pilot funds. Applications in all areas of research, including basic mechanisms, translational studies, clinical therapeutic interventions, public health and epidemiology, are encouraged. Download the full RFA

To apply, email an electronic application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.