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Funding Opportunities

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Limited Submission Opportunities

(Applications through LSO office)

Intramural Funding Opportunities

  • Early Proof-of-Concept funding. For target(s) and/or mechanism(s) ideas in need of more validation. Typical project funding ranges from $100,000 - $150,000 for up to 12 months to awarded UCSF lab.
    - Multi-year joint programs to discovery new therapeutics. Typical project funding range of $200,000 - $500,000 per year to awarded UCSF lab. For successful programs that produce therapeutics for clinical trial development, there are additional milestone and royalty payments to UCSF and investigators.
    - UCSF contact: Peter Kotsonis,
  • Deadline: May 12
    QBI Bold & Basic Grant
    - QBI, in collaboration with the Department of Psychiatry, the Cancer Center, and the Quantitative Biosciences Consortium (QBC), will award four $225,000 BOLD & BASIC GRANTS over two years to support pilot projects involving both basic and clinical research. Two awards will be given to psychiatric/neuroscience research and two to cancer research.
  • LOI due: June 8
    2018 UC National Laboratory Fees Research Program (LFRP)
    - UC Multicampus-National Laboratory Collaborative Research and Training award (UC-NL CRT)
    - In-Residence UC-NL Graduate Fellowship for UC students
    - View full RFP for details

Foundations/Other Sources

  • Deadline: Ongoing
    Gateway for Cancer Research - Clinical Trials Funding Program [RFA]
    - View FAQs for Researchers
    - Submit LOIs through e-grant management website
  • Deadline: Apr 28
    Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research

    This prize recognizes a new generation of leaders in cancer research, who are making significant contributions to the understanding of cancer or are improving the treatment of the disease through basic or clinical research. The prize is intended to encourage young investigators who have a unique opportunity to help shape the future of cancer research.
  • Deadline: June 1
    National Academy of Medicine Fellowship Program

    The NAM Fellowship program allows early-career health science scholars to participate in evidence-based health care or public health studies that affect the health of the American people. Through direct involvement in health- and medicine-related work of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (the National Academies), the program prepares young investigators to contribute to the future direction of health care throughout their careers while also accelerating their career development.

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