Aktuella utlysningar, vecka 7, 2018

Publicerat 2018-02-12 09:41. Uppdaterat 2018-02-15 12:37

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Svenska och nordiska utlysningar

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs 2018

The JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship for Research in Japan provides opportunities for young and excellent postdoctoral researchers from other countries to conduct, under the guidance of their hosts, cooperative research with leading research groups in universities and other Japanese institutions. The program allows such researchers to advance their own research while contributing to the progress of research in Japan and the counterpart countries.

Closing date: 28 Feb 2018

JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship Programs 2018 

Forskningsanslag – Stiftelsen Läkare mot AIDS Forskningsfond

Stiftelsen Läkare mot AIDS Forskningsfond stöder svensk klinisk forskning kring prevention, behandling och vård av HIV-infektion och AIDS. Varje ansökan granskas av externa experter och av styrelsen varefter styrelsen beslutar om anslagstilldelning. Maximalt beviljat belopp per ordinarie ansökan är 200 000 kronor.

Closing date: 1 March 2018

 Forskningsanslag – Stiftelsen Läkare mot AIDS Forskningsfond

Postdoctoral research grants - Henning and Johan Throne-Holst Foundation

Enable postdoctoral researchers to pursue research within human nutrition and related disciplines at internationally renowned research centres.

Closing date: 1 March 2018

Postdoctoral research grants - Henning and Johan Throne-Holst Foundation

Doctoral research grants - Henning and Johan Throne-Holst Foundation

Enable PhD students within the field of human nutrition and related disciplines, to visit internationally renowned research centres as part of their training.

Closing date: 1 March 2018

Doctoral research grants - Henning and Johan Throne-Holst Foundation  

Guest researcher grants - Henning and Johan Throne-Holst Foundation

Enable Swedish and Norwegian institutions to host internationally renowned scientists within human nutrition and related disciplines, to strengthen the quality of the research of the hosting institution.

Closing date: 1 March 2018

Guest researcher grants - Henning and Johan Throne-Holst Foundation 

Scandinavia-Japan research grants - Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation

Aim to enhance friendly relations between the Nordic countries and Japan and to promote exchange between the peoples of the countries concerned and to increase international understanding through research, development, education and training mainly within medicine, the humanities, social and natural sciences and technology.

Closing date: 1 March 2018

Scandinavia-Japan research grants - Scandinavia-Japan Sasakawa Foundation 

Europeiska utlysningar

Catalyst grants - Breast Cancer Now

Breast Cancer Now, in collaboration with Pfizer, invites expressions of interest for its catalyst grants. These support innovative single research projects or more substantial research programmes that address problems in breast cancer and involve the use of drugs available from Pfizer. 

Closing date: 13 Apr 2018

Catalyst grants - Breast Cancer Now 

Research grants - Cure Parkinson’s Trust

The Cure Parkinson’s Trust invites applications for its research grants. These 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. 

Closing date: 10 May 2018, 15 Aug 2018 and 25 Oct 2018

Research grants - Cure Parkinson’s Trust

Heinrich Wieland prize - Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

The Boehringer Ingelheim Foundation invites nominations for the Heinrich Wieland prize. This recognises research on biologically active molecules and systems in the areas of chemistry, biochemistry and physiology and their clinical importance.

Closing date: 1 June 2018

Heinrich Wieland prize - Boehringer Ingelheim Fonds

Eppendorf and Science prize for neurobiology - Eppendorf AG

The Eppendorf AG and the journal Science invite applications for their prize for neurobiology. This recognises international neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology conducted during the past three years. Neurobiologists with an advanced degree received in the last 10 years, who are not older than 35 years, may apply.

Closing date: 15 June 2018

Eppendorf and Science prize for neurobiology - Eppendorf AG

Child development – motor impairments, diets and microbiome - Waterloo Foundation

The Waterloo Foundation invites proposals for its call on child development – motor impairments, diets and microbiome. This supports research that considers impairment in the motor domain across any child neurodevelopmental disorder, and studies that consider the effect of diet or the microbiome on a range of child behavioural, psychological or neurodevelopmental outcomes.

Closing date: 1 July 2018

Child development – motor impairments, diets and microbiome - Waterloo Foundation

Amerikanska utlysningar

Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR): Research grants

FPWR invites applications for its research grants. Priority will be given to the following areas of research, although alternative areas of high scientific merit will also be considered: 1) Genotype to phenotype: understanding PWS genetics / how loss of PWS-critical region genes leads to the phenotype, 2) Neurobiology of hunger / feeding behavior in PWS, 3) Neurobiology of cognitive deficits, maladaptive behavior and mental illness in PWS, 4) Clinical care research: evaluation of existing drugs and interventions to improve health and quality of life in PWS, 5) Therapeutics development for PWS- Genetic therapies; novel pharmaceuticals; drug repurposing for PWS.

Closing date: 1 March 2018, 5pm EST (Letter of Intent); 10 May 2018, 5pm EST (Full Proposal)

Foundation for Prader-Willi Research (FPWR): Research grants 

Alzheimer's Association

Research grant

The Alzheimer's Association invites applications from newly independent investigators to develop preliminary or pilot data, to test procedures and to develop hypotheses.

Research grant to promote diversity

The Alzheimer's Association invites applications for its research grant to promote diversity. This aims to increase the number of scientists from underrepresented groups at academic institutions in Alzheimer’s or related dementia research.

Applicants must:
- be assistant professors or above at their respective institution
- have less than 10 years of research experience after receipt of their terminal degree, or
- be investigators that are new to Alzheimer’s and related dementia field of research.
- be faculty members who have been determined from underrepresented groups in biomedical and behavioural research on a national or institutional basis (for Research grant to promote diversity).

Closing date: 09 apr 2018 (Forecast). Call has not yet been announced by funder, but this is the approximate deadline we expect. This call is repeated two times a year.

Alzheimer's Association

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation

Biomarkers development program

Seeks to support the development and validation of novel and existing biomarkers that will enhance the design and performance of clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, and cognitive aging. Proposals should address the following priority areas: neuroimaging; cerebrospinal fluid and blood-based biomarkers; functional activity measures; other novel approaches.

Program to accelerate clinical trials

Seeks to support Phase 0 through Phase 2 clinical trials, experimental medicine studies in human subjects, and investigational new drug (IND)-enabling studies.

Prevention Beyond the Pipeline RFP

Seeks to support comparative effectiveness research, prevention clinical trials, and epidemiological studies that probe whether the use or choice of drugs alters the risk for dementia or cognitive decline. Funding Priorities will be given to: Consortium of Cohorts for Alzheimer's Prevention Action (CAPA); Comparative Effectiveness Research; Cognitive Decline and Cognitive Reserve.

Closing date: Letters of intent due by 5pm EST on the 13 April 2018, 13 July 2018, 12 October 2018. Corresponding full proposals due on 11 May 2018, 10 August 2018 and 9 November 2018.

Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation

2018 Prostate Cancer Foundation Challenge Awards for Metastatic, Lethal Prostate Cancer

The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is pleased to announce a Request for Team Science Applications for PCF Challenge Awards for investigations of metastatic, lethal prostate cancer. These awards will be funded depending on the level of innovation in applications received. High risk, currently unfunded projects are most desired. We especially seek applications conducting research in Veterans Administration (VA) hospitals where research directly affects veterans with advanced prostate cancer. PCF Challenge Awards are composed of a team of at least three (3) investigators from non-profit academic research centers, including one young investigator. PCF Challenge Awards will be two years in duration and will provide up to a total of $1 million per team.

Closing date: 23 April 2018, 3:00 pm, Eastern Daylight Time (EDT)

2018 Prostate Cancer Foundation Challenge Awards for Metastatic, Lethal Prostate Cancer 

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