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.
For more information, visit: https://medicine-matters.blogs.hopkinsmedicine.org/files/2016/01/WHRG-RFA.pdf
Apply online at https://ictrweb.johnshopkins.edu/ictr/?applyWHRG