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Dr. Gunn's Funding Newsletter

Here are recently released NIH and other FOAs.   FOAs for junior or new investigators are shown in red.  Duke opportunities are shown in blue.   The list of all active NIH RFAs and PAs, respectively, sorted by institute, can be found at: and

Note: NIH FOAs now include information as to whether the FOA supports clinical trials.  Here, this is designated by the following abbreviations:
CTNO - Clinical Trial Not Allowed; CTR - Clinical Trial Required; CTO - Clinical Trial Optional

April 22, 2019

Highlighted Opportunity

  • None


  • Notice of Special Interest: Administrative Supplements for Alternatives to the Use of Human Fetal Tissues for NIH Tissue Chip Programs (NOT-TR-19-019) NCATS
  • NIH Loan Repayment Program Informational Webinar May 14, 2-3 PM (Register here)

Request for Applications

  • Duke Center for AIDS Research Microgrants (see here)
  • Duke CTSI Population Health Improvement Collaboration Seed Awards (see here) Deadline: Rolling
  • Duke Microbiome Center Development Grants (see here) Deadline: May 13, 2019
  • Duke Center for Childhood Obesity Research Interdisciplinary Grants for Novel and Innovative Teams to Engage in Childhood Obesity Research (recipients cannot be SOM/SON) (see here) LOI Deadline: April 30, 2019
  • Duke University Duke/NC State Translational Research Agreement (see here) Deadline: May 2, 2019
  • Duke University CTSI Translational Accelerator Research Funding (see here) Deadline: September 5, 2019
  • Duke University CTSI Transformative Funding Agreement (see here) Deadline: September 5, 2019
  • Duke University Duke Scholars in Molecular Medicine (see here) Deadline: April 30, 2019
  • Duke University Office of Physician-Scientist Development -- Burroughs Wellcome Fund Research Technician Support RFA (see here) Deadline: May 15, 2019
  • HEAL Initiative: Early Phase Pain Investigation Clinical Network - Specialized Clinical Centers (U24 CTNO) (RFA-NS-19-036) NINDS, NCCIH, NCI, NEI, NIAMS, NIDA, NIDCR, NIDDK, NINR, Duke Internal Deadline: May 8, 2019
  • Pfizer Inc. Transthyretin Cardiac Amyloidosis Fellowship Competitive Grant Program (see here) Deadline: June 26, 2019
  • DHHS Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects: Assistive Technology to Promote Independence and Community Living (Research) (see here) Deadline: June 17, 2019
  • DHHS Disability and Rehabilitation Research Projects: Assistive Technology to Promote Independence and Community Living (Development) (see here) Deadline: June 17, 2019
  • International Life Sciences Institute THRIVE Research Grant (see here) Deadline: July 1, 2019
  • American Urological Association Rising Stars in Urology Research Awards (see here) Deadline: May 23, 2019
  • Fibrolamellar Cancer Foundation Fibrolamellar Research Funding (see here) Deadline: July 1, 2019
  • Research to Prevent Blindness Grants Program (see here) Deadline: July 1, 2019
  • Emergency Medicine Residents' Association Be the Change Project Grant (see here) Deadline: July 15, 2019
  • NSF Biological Anthropology (see here) Deadline: July 22, 2019
  • Hartwell Foundation Individual Biomedical Research Award (see here) Duke Internal Deadline: June 26, 2019
  • Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation Reach Grants (see here) Deadline: May 20, 2019
  • Alexs Lemonade Stand Foundation Support for Young Researchers in Pediatric Oncology (see here) Deadline: May 20, 2019
  • Society for Neuroscience Young Investigator Award (see here) Deadline: May 24, 2019
  • International Anesthesia Research Society Mentored Research Awards (see here) Deadline: April 30, 2019
  • National Multiple Sclerosis Society Research Grants (see here) Deadline: August 7, 2019
  • DOD Spinal Cord Injury Research Program
    Clinical Trial Award 
    (see here) Deadline: May 29, 2019
    Investigator-Initiated Research Award (see 
    here) Deadline: May 29, 2019
    Translational Research Award (see 
    here) Deadline: May 29, 2019
  • CDC Global Health Security Partnership Engagement: Expanding Efforts and Strategies to Protect and Improve Public Health Globally (see here) Deadline: June 17, 2019
  • Partnership for Clean Competition Grants to Study Anti-Doping Testing in Sports (see here) Deadline: July 1, 2019
  • Women's Dermatologic Society Awards (see here) Deadline: July 5, 2019
  • VentureWell E-Team Program (see here) Deadline: May 8, 2019
  • DHHS Innovations in Family Planning Clinical Service Delivery and Studies to Address Opportunities and Barriers for Linking Family Planning Services and Substance Use Disorder Screening and Treatment (see here) Deadline: June 14, 2019

Program Announcements

  • Small Grant Program for NIAMS K08 and K23 Recipients (R03) (PAR-19-257) NIAMS, Application Date(s): Multiple