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Bridge, Research Support & Voucher

 

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The Vice President for Research REEF program is designed for active investigators and/or departments to replace aging, obsolete or damaged research equipment, or to acquire new research equipment that represents the latest technology. The overall goal of the program is to assist MUSC faculty in purchasing instrumentation necessary to attain their research goals. A total of $100,000 funding is available for the spring deadline.
Application Due:   March 14, 2016
 

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Global Health Travel Grants to Support Faculty Mentors Leading Student Groups Abroad
The Center for Global Health (CGH) is pleased to announce opportunities for international travel grants in low and middle-income countries of up to $2,000 each to MUSC faculty leading groups of MUSC students abroad for education, research or service learning programs. Funds must be used within 12-months from the date of the award. The goal of the awards is to assist recipients in providing mentorship to students in furthering global health research or training projects in low- or middle-income countries.
Applicaton Due: February 4, 2016.
 

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The College of Medicine Bridge Funding supports investigators with established clinical or basic research programs during periods when a competitive renewal or "next stage" application is not funded. Applications are accepted three times per year - April 15th, August 15th, and December 15th of each year.
Application Due:  August 15, 2016
 

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The purpose of this program is to accelerate the adoption, utilization, and investigation of telehealth interventions across the state of South Carolina. This funding is intended to provide assistance to South Carolina clinicians and researchers in their efforts to develop, implement, and evaluate telehealth solutions.
Application Deadline:  February 29, 2016 by 11:59 pm
 

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The SCIRF invites applications for Bridge Funding. The purpose of this program is to provide an investigator, with a research program in spinal cord injury with a research grant whose federal competing continuation application was not funded, an opportunity to obtain one year of bridge support.
Applications Due:  This mechanism is open, so there is no specific deadline.
 

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The South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute (SCTR) offers an ongoing funding opportunity open to all MUSC Principal Investigators.  SCTR Vouchers enable investigators to gather preliminary data for inclusion in a grant proposal, improve the science or safety of their research projects, or develop a translational focus to their research.
 

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MedTransTech, Education and Outreach Activities Support Program
The South Carolina Medical Translational Technology Program is a partnership of academic, healthcare, and industry organizations aimed at enabling biomedical innovation (discovery put to use), accelerating the transfer of resulting advances to the patient community, and facilitating education and outreach to the healthcare community. Proposals are being accepted to support education and outreach activities for healthcare organizations participating in the MedTransTech Program. The funding supports (l) conduct of short-term (one day or less) events such as seminars, courses, workshops, and retreats aimed at training and communicating information to patients and staff; and (2) travel to courses or conferences that offer specialized education or outreach opportunities.
Accepting proposal through July 31, 2016
 
 

Training & Career Development

 

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The MUSC Center for Global Health (CGH) announces international travel grants in low and middle-income countries of up to $2,000 each to MUSC students and resident trainees for a 12-month period. The goal of the awards is to assist recipients in furthering global health research or training projects in low- or middle-income countries.
Application Due:  February 1, 2015
 

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The SCIRF invites applications for Student Research Internship grant applications. These grants need to be submitted by a mentor to a student in medicine, nursing, health professions, epidemiology, neuroscience or other related fields that apply to basic, clinical or translational research with spinal cord injury or spinal cord disease.
Applications Due:  This mechanism is open, so there is no specific deadline.
 

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The SCIRF invites applications for Conference/Education/Training.  These grants are to support entities that will improve the knowledge of people with SCI in South Carolina and/or healthcare professionals that provide care for people with spinal cord injuries in South Carolina.
Applications Due:  This mechanism is open, so there is no specific deadline.
 

 

Pilot ProjectS

 

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The NIH Neurobiology of Addiction Research Center (NARC) has a Pilot Core that oversees the execution and development of basic science, translational and clinical pilot projects that will bring new technologies and new investigators into the field of addiction research.   Projects will be funded for 1 year with an opportunity for a 1-year competitive renewal for up to $25K.
Application Due:  May 13, 2016
 

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SCTR Institute and MUSC Office of Interprofessional Initiatives (OII) Team Science and Interdisciplinary/Interprofessional (IP/ID) Collaborations Small Grant Program
This program promotes the science of team science while enhancing ID/IP collaboration to investigate the impact of teamwork on scientific productivity, patient safety outcomes, translational research, education, training, and clinical care.
Applications Due:  March 15, 2016 by Noon
 

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The program’s goal is to facilitate new, meaningful clinical and translational research; promote scientific interactions between basic and clinician-scientists and between clinician-scientists and the community; and accelerate the process from discovery to improved patient care.
  • High Innovation-High Reward Grant Pilot Projects stimulate innovative collaborations leading to substantial development of intellectual property and/or commercialization opportunities.
12-month Rolling Submission
  • Discovery Grant Pilot Program supports new and innovative, scientifically meritorious projects to collect critical preliminary data for submission of extramural grant applications and to publish research findings. It is required to have an interdisciplinary collaboration with at least one Co-Investigator/Collaborator from a different discipline to apply.
February 26, 2016 by Noon
 

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MUSC Center for Global Health (CGH) seeks to provide pilot funds to stimulate research in low and middle-income countries, with the larger goal of enabling investigators to leverage preliminary findings and data to become the basis of a competitive extramural research grant application.
Application Due: March 16, 2016, 12:00 pm EST
 

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MUSC COBRE in Lipidomics and Pathobiology Pilot Project Grants
The MUSC COBRE in Lipidomics and Pathobiology is pleased to announce that it will again fund several pilot project grants for up to $30,000 for one year. Applications that include use of our COBRE facilities and diverse collaborations will be given priorities, and single PI applications as well as collaborative projects will be accepted.
Pre-Proposal Deadline: March 14, 2016
Application Deadline:  April 25, 2016
 

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The SCIRF invites applications for Pilot Research grants. The goal of this RFPs is to support investigators who need to collect pilot data to position themselves for extramural grants.  Pilot Research grant funding will not exceed $30,000 over a 12 month period.
Applications Due:  This mechanism is open, so there is no specific deadline.
 

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The SCIRF invites applications for Recruitment/Seed funding. This funding is used to promote the recruitment and seed funding for scientists and clinician scientists who specialize in the area of spinal cord injury to the state of South Carolina.
Applications Due:  This mechanism is open, so there is no specific deadline.
 

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The program is in line with the priorities of the NIH and other funders to use the electronic health records for clinical research within and across integrated delivery systems.  The proposed pilot work should collect preliminary data to lead to a competitive proposal submitted to an external funding agency (NIH, AHRQ, PCORI, foundation, etc.) within one year from onset of funding.
Application Due: February 17, 2016
 

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K12 Paul Calabresi Clinical & Translational Oncology Training Program
The K12 Paul Calabresi Clinical & Translational Oncology Training Program goal is to train successful, patient-oriented, clinical- and laboratory-based investigators who can work effectively in a collaborative, translational research setting.  Each trainee participant will be provided salary support and an expert mentoring team along with the resources to complete tailored course work, clinical and laboratory research rotations and projects.  These scholars will bridge the knowledge derived from both the laboratory and clinic and apply that knowledge directly to establishing new, effective cancer interventions.
Applications Due:  January 7, 2016
 

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MUSC Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center (MCRC) RFA
The MUSC Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Center (MCRC) Pilot Project Program (PPP) aims to facilitate innovative, meaningful clinical and translational research with emphasis on lupus and scleroderma although meritorious grants in other rheumatic diseases will be considered. Research into health disparities in rheumatic diseases is also encouraged. The MCRC also aims to provide research support for highly promising junior faculty to shorten the time to research independence.
Mandatory Letter of Intent Due: Wednesday, November 18, 2015 by 5:00 pm
Final Application Due: Friday, December 18, 2015 by 5:00 pm
 

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The Center for Oral Health Research (COHR) Pilot and Feasibility Project Program aims to facilitate innovative basic, translational and clinical research specifically in the area of oral and craniofacial biology. The ultimate goal of the program is to provide adequate resources and training for pilot investigators to develop sufficient preliminary data to prepare a competitive extramural research grant application that will directly utilize one or more of the COHR Cores.
Statistical Consultation Request Priority Date: Friday, November 20, 2015
Letter of Intent Due Date: Friday, November 20, 2015
Application Due Date: 5:00PM, Monday, November 30, 2015
 
   
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