Participation in a NIH P50 center (RO1 projects)

 

UNTHSC, in partnership with Univ. of Houston Medical Center, will submit an application in response to RFA-MD-21-007: Centers for Multiple Chronic Diseases Associated with Health Disparities: Prevention, Treatment, and Management (P50 Clinical Trial Required).

In this application, three RO1-type research projects will be included. Some guidelines:
· Each Center will support 3 R01-level research projects with budgets of up to $500,000 annual direct costs
· Each Center must address two or more chronic conditions that commonly co-occur and/or share common social context, etiological pathways, or risk factors and share some similar management strategies.
· Centers will conduct chronic disease prevention, treatment, and management research to address disparities within a specified region for one or more populations with health disparities.
· Center research projects and pilot projects are expected to address determinants of health at two or more levels of influence (individual, interpersonal/organizations, community, societal; see the NIMHD Research Framework
A meeting of all investigators interested in submitting a proposal will be held on Thursday, April 29th from 11 am to 1 pm.

Please send an email to jamboor.vishwanatha@unthsc.edu with a copy to laura.gonzalez@unthsc.edu if you are interested in participating in this center application.

Participation in a NIH P50 center (RO1 projects)

 

UNTHSC, in partnership with Univ. of Houston Medical Center, will submit an application in response to RFA-MD-21-007: Centers for Multiple Chronic Diseases Associated with Health Disparities: Prevention, Treatment, and Management (P50 Clinical Trial Required).

In this application, three RO1-type research projects will be included. Some guidelines:
· Each Center will support 3 R01-level research projects with budgets of up to $500,000 annual direct costs
· Each Center must address two or more chronic conditions that commonly co-occur and/or share common social context, etiological pathways, or risk factors and share some similar management strategies.
· Centers will conduct chronic disease prevention, treatment, and management research to address disparities within a specified region for one or more populations with health disparities.
· Center research projects and pilot projects are expected to address determinants of health at two or more levels of influence (individual, interpersonal/organizations, community, societal; see the NIMHD Research Framework
A meeting of all investigators interested in submitting a proposal will be held on Thursday, April 29th from 11 am to 1 pm.

Please send an email to jamboor.vishwanatha@unthsc.edu with a copy to laura.gonzalez@unthsc.edu if you are interested in participating in this center application.

Pitch to a Grant Writer

 

Have a research or outreach project that needs funding?

Private foundation money is a resource.

Let the Institutional Advancement Foundation Relations team help you.
On April 20th and 21st, a grant writer will be available to hear your “pitch” and discuss strategy to evaluate potential funding sources and make proposal submissions.

Details:

Tuesday, April 20 at 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 21 at 3:00 pm

20-minute time slots via Microsoft Teams

You’ll meet with Foundation Relations Manager, Anna Harris.

• Please email anna.harris@unthsc.edu to RSVP and to receive a funding “pitch” form to complete before the meeting.

• During the meeting, you’ll be asked to briefly summarize your project, in layperson’s terms, emphasizing how the community impact.

Pitch to a Grant Writer

 

Have a research or outreach project that needs funding?

Private foundation money is a resource.

Let the Institutional Advancement Foundation Relations team help you.
On April 20th and 21st, a grant writer will be available to hear your “pitch” and discuss strategy to evaluate potential funding sources and make proposal submissions.

Details:

Tuesday, April 20 at 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 21 at 3:00 pm

20-minute time slots via Microsoft Teams

You’ll meet with Foundation Relations Manager, Anna Harris.

• Please email anna.harris@unthsc.edu to RSVP and to receive a funding “pitch” form to complete before the meeting.

• During the meeting, you’ll be asked to briefly summarize your project, in layperson’s terms, emphasizing how the community impact.

Pitch to a Grant Writer

 

Have a research or outreach project that needs funding?

Private foundation money is a resource.

Let the Institutional Advancement Foundation Relations team help you.
On April 20th and 21st, a grant writer will be available to hear your “pitch” and discuss strategy to evaluate potential funding sources and make proposal submissions.

Details:

Tuesday, April 20 at 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 21 at 3:00 pm

20-minute time slots via Microsoft Teams

You’ll meet with Foundation Relations Manager, Anna Harris.

• Please email anna.harris@unthsc.edu to RSVP and to receive a funding “pitch” form to complete before the meeting.

• During the meeting, you’ll be asked to briefly summarize your project, in layperson’s terms, emphasizing how the community impact.

Pitch to a Grant Writer

 

Have a research or outreach project that needs funding?

Private foundation money is a resource.

Let the Institutional Advancement Foundation Relations team help you.
On April 20th and 21st, a grant writer will be available to hear your “pitch” and discuss strategy to evaluate potential funding sources and make proposal submissions.

Details:

Tuesday, April 20 at 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 21 at 3:00 pm

20-minute time slots via Microsoft Teams

You’ll meet with Foundation Relations Manager, Anna Harris.

• Please email anna.harris@unthsc.edu to RSVP and to receive a funding “pitch” form to complete before the meeting.

• During the meeting, you’ll be asked to briefly summarize your project, in layperson’s terms, emphasizing how the community impact.

Pitch to a Grant Writer

 

Have a research or outreach project that needs funding?

Private foundation money is a resource.

Let the Institutional Advancement Foundation Relations team help you.
On April 20th and 21st, a grant writer will be available to hear your “pitch” and discuss strategy to evaluate potential funding sources and make proposal submissions.

Details:

Tuesday, April 20 at 2:00 pm

Wednesday, April 21 at 3:00 pm

20-minute time slots via Microsoft Teams

You’ll meet with Foundation Relations Manager, Anna Harris.

• Please email anna.harris@unthsc.edu to RSVP and to receive a funding “pitch” form to complete before the meeting.

• During the meeting, you’ll be asked to briefly summarize your project, in layperson’s terms, emphasizing how the community impact.

Pre-doctoral International Fellowship / Supported by the Office of Vice President for Research and Innovation and the Center for Healthy Aging

 

Pre-doctoral International Fellowship

Supported by the Office of Vice President for Research and Innovation and the Center for Healthy Aging

The Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Training Program, is pleased to announce the availability of one pre-doctoral fellowship for international students, funded through the Office of Vice President for Research and Innovation and the Center for Healthy Aging.
Current PhD students, from any discipline, interested in applying for this fellowship should submit the following to Dr. Nathalie Sumien electronically (Nathalie.sumien@unthsc.edu):
1. An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV)
2. One page statement of interest outlining how the applicant’s research direction and/or interest relates to the neurobiology of aging and/or Alzheimer’s Disease.
3. A letter of support from the mentor (e-mailed directly to Dr. Sumien).
* Only international students are eligible to apply (US citizens or permanent residents are not eligible).
Appointed predoctoral fellow will receive a stipend in the amount of $24,816 (the remainder of the stipend to reach the GSBS $26,184 stipend will be provided by the student’s mentor or “home” department). In addition, trainee will have $2,614 to apply towards tuition and fees, $750 for travel expenses to a national scientific meeting, and up to $3,940 toward research and/or training related expenses, including purchase of student health insurance or relevant reagents and supplies (excluding purchase of animal and human subject related items, and controlled substances, including radioactive reagents).
As a stipulation of accepting this fellowship, trainees are expected to commit to 12 months, participate in the Neurobiology of Aging course (PHRM 5300), in the Center for Healthy Aging Journal Club (held once a month in the Fall and Spring), in experiential learning activities, to attend seminar relating to aging and/or Alzheimer’s disease, and join in quarterly meeting with the program directors. In addition, they are expected to acknowledge the training grant (T32 AG020494) in any published abstracts or manuscripts and present their progress at the Annual Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Trainee symposium (at UNTHSC usually in May).

Complete applications must be received by Friday, March 19, 2021, 5pm.

Pre-doctoral International Fellowship / Supported by the Office of Vice President for Research and Innovation and the Center for Healthy Aging

 

Pre-doctoral International Fellowship

Supported by the Office of Vice President for Research and Innovation and the Center for Healthy Aging

The Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Training Program, is pleased to announce the availability of one pre-doctoral fellowship for international students, funded through the Office of Vice President for Research and Innovation and the Center for Healthy Aging.
Current PhD students, from any discipline, interested in applying for this fellowship should submit the following to Dr. Nathalie Sumien electronically (Nathalie.sumien@unthsc.edu):
1. An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV)
2. One page statement of interest outlining how the applicant’s research direction and/or interest relates to the neurobiology of aging and/or Alzheimer’s Disease.
3. A letter of support from the mentor (e-mailed directly to Dr. Sumien).
* Only international students are eligible to apply (US citizens or permanent residents are not eligible).
Appointed predoctoral fellow will receive a stipend in the amount of $24,816 (the remainder of the stipend to reach the GSBS $26,184 stipend will be provided by the student’s mentor or “home” department). In addition, trainee will have $2,614 to apply towards tuition and fees, $750 for travel expenses to a national scientific meeting, and up to $3,940 toward research and/or training related expenses, including purchase of student health insurance or relevant reagents and supplies (excluding purchase of animal and human subject related items, and controlled substances, including radioactive reagents).
As a stipulation of accepting this fellowship, trainees are expected to commit to 12 months, participate in the Neurobiology of Aging course (PHRM 5300), in the Center for Healthy Aging Journal Club (held once a month in the Fall and Spring), in experiential learning activities, to attend seminar relating to aging and/or Alzheimer’s disease, and join in quarterly meeting with the program directors. In addition, they are expected to acknowledge the training grant (T32 AG020494) in any published abstracts or manuscripts and present their progress at the Annual Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Trainee symposium (at UNTHSC usually in May).

Complete applications must be received by Friday, March 19, 2021, 5pm.

Pre-doctoral fellowships / Supported by a T32 Training Grant (NIH/NIA) in the Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease

 

Pre-doctoral fellowships

Supported by a T32 Training Grant (NIH/NIA) in the
Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease

The Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Training Program, funded through the National Institute on Aging, and sponsored by the department of Pharmacology & Neuroscience and the Center for Healthy Aging, is pleased to announce the availability of pre-doctoral fellowships.

Current PhD students, from any discipline, interested in applying for this fellowship should submit the following to Dr. Nathalie Sumien electronically (Nathalie.sumien@unthsc.edu):
1. An up-to-date Curriculum Vitae (CV)
2. One page statement of interest outlining how the applicant’s research direction and/or interest relates to the neurobiology of aging and/or Alzheimer’s Disease.
3. A letter of support from the mentor (e-mailed directly to Dr. Sumien).

* Only permanent residents of the United States or US citizens are eligible to apply (due to federal rules and regulations)

Appointed predoctoral fellows will receive a stipend in the amount of $24,816 (the remainder of the stipend to reach the GSBS $26,184 stipend will be provided by the student’s mentor or “home” department). In addition, trainees will have $2,614 to apply towards tuition and fees, $750 for travel expenses to a national scientific meeting, and up to $3,940 toward research and/or training related expenses, including purchase of student health insurance or relevant reagents and supplies (excluding purchase of animal and human subject related items and controlled substances, including radioactive reagents)(numbers subject to change due to NIH budget).
As a stipulation of accepting this fellowship, trainees are expected to commit to 12 months, participate in the Neurobiology of Aging course (PHRM 5300), in the Center for Healthy Aging Journal Club (held once a month in the Fall and Spring), in experiential learning activities, to attend seminars relating to aging and/or Alzheimer’s disease, and join in quarterly meeting with the program directors. In addition, they are expected to acknowledge the training grant (T32 AG020494) in any published abstracts or manuscripts and present their progress at the Annual Neurobiology of Aging and Alzheimer’s Disease Trainee symposium (at UNTHSC usually in May).

Complete applications must be received by Friday, March 19, 2021, 5pm.