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Aktuella utlysningar, vecka 20, 2018

Publicerat 2018-05-17 10:46. Uppdaterat 2018-05-17 13:53

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Swedish and Nordic grants

CIMED utlyser kliniska forskarmånader

Center for Innovative Medicine (CIMED) utlyser nu forskningstid för disputerade kliniker verksamma vid Campus Flemingsberg.
Utlysningen öppnar onsdag 9 maj 2018. Sista ansökningsdag är 13 juni 2018. Besked om fördelning skickas till sökande i oktober 2018.

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SFO-V funding of international research visits 2018-19

The Strategic Research Area Health Care Science (SFO-V) is a collaboration between Karolinska Institutet and Umeå University. The aim is to strengthen and develop cooperation between health care science and the health and welfare sector through high quality research and activities promoting collaboration, knowledge exchange and social innovation. Research within SFO-V is focused on four core areas: Co-creation; Self-management; eHealth; Bio-behavioral health care science.

In order to encourage international exchange and collaboration in the field of health care science, the SFO-V has dedicated SEK 600 000 for travel grants of up to SEK 50 000 each for research visits of maximum three months outside of Sweden. Eligible to apply are health care scientists at KI with a PhD.

Closing date: 5 June 2018

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Research grants- The Swedish Fund for Research Without Animal Experiments

The Swedish Fund for Research Without Animal Experiments invites applications for its research grants. These support research projects that promote the development of new methods and new knowledge in toxicology, medical research, biological production and other areas aimed at replacing animal experiments. Projects that promote more effective utilisation of existing alternative methods can also be supported, such as validation of animal-free methods, and projects to reduce animal use in education or disseminate knowledge about alternative methods. The research projects can be aimed at replacing animal experiments that occur either nationally or internationally. The projects must be performed in Sweden or include Swedish participants. Only new projects can receive grants.

Closing date: 28 June 2018

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Brain prize - Lundbeck Foundation

The Lundbeck Foundation invites nominations for the brain prize. This recognises original and influential advances in research on the nervous system, covering all aspects from fundamental studies to research related to understanding and treatment of diseases of the brain and other parts of the nervous system. The prize is intended to raise the visibility of neuroscience and to be a stimulus to this field of research. More than one individual may receive the prize. Nominees may be of any nationality and be working in any part of the world. The prize is worth €1 million.

Closing date: 1 Sept 2018

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Anslag för klinisk cancerforskning – Radiumhemmets Forskningsfonder

Radiumhemmets Forskningsfonder inbjuder ansökningar om anslag för klinisk cancerforskning. Dessa stöder projekt inom klinisk cancerforskning, där prioritet ges till patientnära forskning som företrädesvis genomförs inom Stockholms Läns Landsting och bidrar till utveckling av individualiserad cancerbehandling. Bidrag kan täcka driftkostnader, lön och apparaturkostnader.

Closing date: 1 Sept 2018

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Forskningsanslag – Tore Nilssons Stiftelse för Medicinsk Forskning

Tore Nilssons Stiftelse för Medicinsk Forskning inbjuder ansökningar om forskningsanslag. Dessa stöder klinisk medicinsk forskning, utom till områden som är väl tillgodosedda genom specialfonder. Forskare som disputerat för högst fem år sedan kan ansöka. Forskare som ännu inte etablerat sig som mottagare av regelbundna anslag från den medicinska forskningens ordinarie finansieringsorgan prioriteras. Bidrag uppgår till ungefär SEK 100,000 och kan sökas för maximalt tre år.

Closing date: 1 Sept 2018

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Stipendier för forskning om cystisk fibros – Riksförbundet Cystisk Fibros

Stiftelsen Riksförbundet Cystisk Fibros Forskningsfond och Stiftelsen Anders Malmstens Minnesfond inbjuder ansökningar om stipendier. Dessa stöder basal, klinisk och social forskning om cystisk fibros. Forskning kan gälla framtagande av nya undersöknings- och behandlingsmetoder samt patienters och patienters familjs sociala situation.

Closing date: 1 Sept 2018

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European grants

Research grants - Cure Parkinson’s Trust

The Cure Parkinson’s Trust research grants support laboratory or clinical research projects that have the potential to advance knowledge that might lead to a cure for Parkinson’s disease, or represent a substantial advance in treatment. Preference is given to projects that show the potential to delay, slow, stop, reverse or prevent the progression of Parkinson's disease and, in relation to preclinical research, preference is given to projects that are likely to lead to clinical translation within five years. Grants are usually worth between £50,000 to £250,000 each over a period of one to three years.

Closing date: 14 Aug 2018

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Epidemic preparedness: social science research protocols - Wellcome Trust and other funders

The Wellcome Trust and the UK Department for International Development invite preliminary applications for their call on epidemic preparedness – social science research protocols. This supports social science researchers who want to develop new standardised ways to conduct research for epidemic preparedness and response. The purpose is to support proposals that generate new innovative and systematic ways to conduct social science research in contexts of epidemic preparedness and response.

Closing date (preliminary application): 11 June 2018

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Quest for cures: collaborative discovery teams - Brain Tumour Charity

The Brain Tumour Charity invites letters of intent for its collaborative discovery teams grants. These aim to foster a collaborative research process, strengthen ties between basic and clinical research and promote transformational brain tumour research advances with the potential for rapid clinical translation. The teams should seek innovative approaches to address the critical questions that could present a paradigm shift for brain tumour research or use unexplored paths to allow for new discoveries to be made. Projects should be preclinical studies. The call is open to international researchers, but applications including a UK collaborator will be looked on favourably. Funding is worth £1.5 million per programme over five years.

Closing date (letter of intent): 25 June 2018

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European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) and Lilly European Diabetes Research Programme

The EFSD/Lilly Programme aims to promote increased European diabetes research and to raise public awareness and political understanding of the magnitude and burden of the disease.

To achieve the goals and objectives of this Programme, EFSD and Lilly invite applications within any area of basic or clinical diabetes research. Grants are generally up to Euro 100,000 but requests for larger amounts may be considered, particularly for clinical research projects.

Closing date: 1 Sept 2018

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US grants

Immune System Engineering For Targeted Tolerance in Type 1 Diabetes (R01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed): NIH

Type 1 diabetes (T1D) results in part from the autoimmune-mediated dysfunction or destruction of insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells. This funding opportunity is for projects that seek to discover ways to change the course of the disease by directly establishing tolerance. Immune responses could be engineered for tolerance induction through the manipulation of antigens, cells, or cellular microenvironments. Collaborations between T1D experts and investigators from other fields, including (but not limited to) cancer immunology and biomaterials engineering, are especially encouraged.
Closing dates: Nov 6, 2018 (Letter of Intent), Dec 6, 2018, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): RFA-DK-17-020
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Understanding Skeletal Effects of Type 1 Diabetes (R01 Clinical Trial Optional): NIH

This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) invites applications for studies to understand the effects of type 1 diabetes (T1D) on bone mass and quality and/or fracture risk.  Researchers may propose investigations in newly recruited subjects or using subjects and/or samples from ongoing clinical studies of individuals with for T1D.

Closing dates: 30 days prior to the application due date (Letter of Intent), Dec 6, 2018, by 5:00 PM local time of applicant organization.

Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA): RFA-DK-18-002
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Senior research awards: Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, US

The Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America invites applications for its senior research awards. These provide established researchers with funds to generate sufficient preliminary data to become competitive for funds from other sources, such as the National Institutes of Health.

Applicant Eligibility: Applicant must hold an MD and/or PhD (or equivalent degree) and must have attained independence from his/her mentor.
Proposal Eligibility: Proposal must be relevant to Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) or Crohn's disease and/or ulcerative colitis. Only one application is allowed per applicant per submission date. Simultaneous submission of a Senior Research Award and a Training Award is not permitted.

Closing date: Nov 1st, 5:00 pm EST (Letter of Intent), Jan 14th, 5:00 pm EST

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