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Newsletter No. 93 -- May 2007

Newsletter No. 93 -- May 2007

NIH

CLINICAL CANCER THERAPY AND PREVENTION RESEARCH (R01) (PA-07-356)(NCI)
Application Receipt/Submission Date(s): Standard dates apply.
The overall aims of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) are two-fold: (1) to stimulate the development of innovative cancer prevention and therapy clinical trials with or without laboratory correlative studies; and (2) to support innovative correlative laboratory studies retrospectively and prospectively linked to therapeutic/preventive clinical trials.
URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PA-07-356.html

NIBIB RESEARCH REVISIONS TO PROMOTE CLINICAL RESIDENT RESEARCH EXPERIENCES (Revisions to Currently Active NIBIB R01 and R37 Grants) (PAR-07-363)/ (Supplements to Currently Active NIBIB P01, P41, P50, U01, U54 Grants)(PAR-07-364)
Application Receipt/Submission Date(s): June 13, 2007; October 17, 2007; February 13, 2008; June 13, 2008; October 15, 2008; February 13, 2009; June 15, 2009
The intent of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to provide a 1-2 year period of research experience for physicians in a residency program through revisions to existing NIBIB grant awards. The program targets applicants who have demonstrated the potential for productive research in an area of interest to the candidate and of relevance to the mission of the NIBIB.
URL for PAR-07-363: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-07-363.html
URL for PAR-07-364: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-07-364.html

NOTICE OF AVAILABILITY OF ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPLEMENTS FOR NEUROIMAGING INFORMATICS SOFTWARE ENHANCEMENT FOR IMPROVED INTEROPERABILITY AND DISSEMINATION (NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research) (NOT-EB-07-006)
Application: see the Notice
This notice is to announce the availability of supplemental funding, provided by the NIH Blueprint for Neuroscience Research, to modify, document, or otherwise make more adoptable, interoperable, and usable existing neuroimaging informatics tools and resources.
URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-EB-07-006.html

PREAPPLICATION FOR THE MOLECULAR LIBRARIES PROBE PRODUCTION CENTERS NETWORK (MLPCN) [X02] (PAR-07-368)
NIH Roadmap Initiatives
Letter of Intent Receipt Date: May 29, 2007
Application Receipt/Submission Date(s): June 28, 2007
This announcement solicits pre-applications for 3 types of screening and chemical probe generation centers with complementary capabilities and a high degree of flexibility to address a wide range of biological targets and phenotypes in the production phase of the Molecular Libraries Program (MLP). The goal of the MLP is to screen compounds in the Small Molecule Repository in target-based and phenotypic assays to identify and subsequently optimize small molecules as research probes.
URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/pa-files/PAR-07-368.html

Other Agencies

AAPM/ASTRO RADIATION ONCOLOGY PHYSICS RESIDENCIES
Application receipt deadline: May 31, 2007
To promote the development of radiation physics residency programs in the United States leading to more graduates and more qualified professionals entering the workforce. The purpose of the Grants is to provide assistance to newly established programs working towards accreditation. Up to $36,000.00 in total funding will be awarded by ASTRO each year, with matching funds awarded by AAPM. Individual program grants will not exceed $12,000.00 each.
URL: http://www.aapm.org/announcements/MedPhysResAward.asp

CHARLOTTE GEYER FOUNDATION GRANTS
Application Deadline: June 1, 2007
The Charlotte Geyer Foundation provides interim funding to researchers whose R01 and R21 proposals have been reviewed by the National Cancer Institute and were ranked within ten percentage points of the NCI payline. These are 1 year grants for up to $100,000.
URL: http://www.charlottegeyer.org/

Announcements

RAPID ACCESS TO INTERVENTION DEVELOPMENT (RAID) (NOT-CA-07-018)(NCI)
Receipt dates: February 1, August 1
The NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE (NCI) is requesting project proposals in response to the Rapid Access to Intervention Development (RAID) Program. The RAID Program will make available to academic investigators, on a competitive basis, the preclinical development contract resources of NCI's Developmental Therapeutics Program (DTP). RAID is not a grant program.
URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-CA-07-018.html

CIP DCIDE PROGRAM
The Cancer Imaging Program of the NCI requests submissions for its Development of Clinical Imaging Drugs and Enhancers (DCIDE) initiative. The goal is the rapid movement of promising, novel cancer imaging enhancers or molecular probes from the laboratory to proof of principle clinical trials. See the web site for details.
URL:http://imaging.cancer.gov/programsandresources/specializedinitiatives/dcide

CLARIFICATION ON PAGE LIMITS AND BUDGET SUBMISSIONS FOR BIOENGINEERING RESEARCH PARTNERSHIPS (PAR-07-352) (NOT-EB-07-007)
In Section IV.6, under "PHS398 Research Plan Component Sections," the first sentence should state that "Items 2-5 of the PHS398 Research Plan component are limited to 40 pages." There is also information about budget format.
URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-EB-07-007.html

NIH ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO ERA COMMONS, PARTICULARLY THE ELECTRONIC STREAMLINED NON-COMPETING AWARD PROCESS (ESNAP) FUNCTION (NOT-OD-07-064)
Look at this before writing a grant progress report.
URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-OD-07-064.html

NIBIB UPDATE ON POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR THE K-SERIES CAREER DEVELOPMENT AWARDS (NOT-EB-07-004)
URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-EB-07-004.html

NIBIB UPDATE ON POLICIES AND PROCEDURES FOR INSTITUTIONAL (T32) and SHORT-TERM INSTITUTIONAL (T35) TRAINING GRANTS (NOT-EB-07-005)
URL: http://grants.nih.gov/grants/guide/notice-files/NOT-EB-07-005.html

Meetings

Society of Nuclear Medicine 54th Annual Scientific Meeting - CIP 10th Anniversary Booth #651
June 2 - 6, 2007, Washington, DC
URL: http://interactive.snm.org/index.cfm?PageID=5584&RPID=4425

Society for Imaging Informatics in Medicine (SIIM)
June 7-10, 2007, Providence, RI
URL: http://www.siim2007.org/

Frontiers of Biomedical Imaging Science
June 27-29 2007,Nashville, Tennessee
URL: http://guest.cvent.com/EVENTS/Info/Summary.aspx?e=32b402bf-5929-4482-8bcf-477a8dfc2b0d

CARS 2007 Computer Assisted Radiology and Surgery -21st International Congress and Exhibition
June 27 - 30, 2007, Bonn, Germany
URL: http://www.cars-int.org/

American Association of Physicists in Medicine (AAPM) - 49th Annual Meeting
July 22-26, 2007, Minneapolis, MN
URL: http://www.aapm.org/meetings/07AM/

Molecular Imaging Joint Conference of the Academy of Molecular Imaging and the Society for Molecular Imaging
September 7 - 11, 2007, Providence, Rhode Island
URL: http://www.ami-imaging.org

IMAGING IN 2020 V: THERAGNOSTIC IMAGING
September 23-27, 2007, Jackson Hole, Wyoming
URL: http://www.imagingin2020.com/index.htm


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