Request for Applications for Research on Sex/Gender Differences in Medicine and Public Health

The Johns Hopkins Women’s Health Research Group (WHRG) and the Foundation for Gender-Specific Medicine plan to fund two seed grants of $25,000 to enable junior faculty researchers to collect pilot data, conduct feasibility studies and/or demonstrate interdisciplinary collaborations that would enhance applications to the NIH, NSF, etc. (e.g. R01s, K-awards) for research on the role of the sex and gender in genetics, on cell, tissue and/or organ function; interactions of sex and gender on biology and medical outcomes, e.g. diagnostic tests, treatments, procedures, etc. and/or in women’s health, including studies that seek to determine if findings reported in one sex/gender group are similar or different in another, as well as studies that seek to distinguish the influence of sex and gender on health outcomes.

Eligible: Johns Hopkins University Junior Faculty (an Instructor or Assistant Professor [no more than 6 years post training])

Budget: up to $25,000 in direct costs. Faculty support up to 10 percent

Grant Period: 12 months

Application deadline: March 21, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.

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