Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics
Amount of Awards: Two grants of $50,000
Deadline: Feb 15, 2012
Summary: To contribute to the advancement of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota research in the United States and to impact academic and career development of young investigators.
FDA Small Scientific Conference Grant Program (R13)
Range of Awards: $0 - $50,000
Deadline: Jan 15, Apr 15, July 15, Oct 15
Summary: For financial assistance in support of scientific conferences. A small scientific conference is defined as a symposium, seminar, workshop, or any formal meeting, whether conducted face-to-face or virtually to exchange information and explore a defined subject, issue, or area of concern impacting the public's health within the scope of the FDA's mission. Applicants must identify the FDA Office/Center best suited to support their proposed conference (i.e. Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Center for Veterinary Medicine, etc.)
Translational Research for the Prevention and Control of Diabetes and Obesity (R18)
Range of Awards: Up to $2,500,000 over 5 years
Deadline: March 1, 2012
Summary: To test the effectiveness of interventions for the prevention and control of diabetes and obesity that have a high potential to be adopted, and sustained in applied health care settings. The approaches tested must be based on widely accepted interventions previously demonstrated to be efficacious in clinical trials. Research must target the prevention or reversal of obesity, prevention of type 2 diabetes, improved care of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, or the prevention or delay of the complications of these conditions.
IZUMI Foundation Grants
Range of Awards: Up to $100,000
Deadline: Continuous. LOI required.
Summary: For promising, practical innovations that reduce the burden of infectious disease while also strengthening the ability of communities to improve the health outcomes of people living in the most impoverished areas of Africa, Central America, and South America. The foundation supports projects in five areas: infectious diseases with high morbidity and mortality, neglected tropical diseases, malnutrition, maternal and neonatal health, and health care infrastructure.