Research Sundry Fund Program

The office of the Brigham Health President, in concert with BH Department Chairs, has made funds available beginning in FY20 to support a new program to establish or contribute to research sundry funds for BWH investigators who obtain multi-year non-mentored NIH grants. No application is required; monies will be available for awards made on or after October 1, 2019.

Center for Bioethics Harvard Medical School
Deadline: March 2, 2020 11:59PM
Summary: The Fellowship in Bioethics is a one-year, part-time program designed for those with a serious interest in bioethics who wish to further their knowledge of the history, philosophical underpinnings, and contemporary practice of bioethics. Over the course of the program, bioethics fellows explore their interests through weekly Friday morning seminars on current and emerging bioethical issues, and through individual projects.
Department of Dermatology
Amount: A stipend equivalent to the PGY level and $1,000 travel funds
Deadline: March 15, 2020
Summary: The Department of Dermatology is seeking candidates for post-doctoral training in biomedical research. We will have positions available on our NIH Training Grant for this funding period. Funding is available, starting before April 30th, 2020 for one year, with the expectation for renewal for a second year of funding. Candidates must be willing to commit at least two years to postdoctoral training. Candidates must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents, and should be committed to an academic career. Preference is given to Dermatology trained physician scientists.
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the BWH Program in Precision Medicine
Amount: May fund one grant at a maximum of $100K (including 15% indirect costs) for one year
Deadline: March 16, 2020, 5:00PM EDT
Eligibility: Targeted to junior investigators: postdoctoral research fellows, clinical fellows, Instructors or Assistant Professors within 2 years of their appointment
Summary: The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (Broad Institute) and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) Program in Precision Medicine invites applications for the 2020 cycle of the Sperling Family Fellowship. The purpose of this funding program is to provide resources for innovative projects with the goal of leveraging the strengths of two world-renowned institutions— the superb clinical care, expert bioinformatics, and rich data sources of BWH, and the basic science, computational, and genomics sophistication of the Broad Institute – to advance a translational research project with the potential to transform how we care for patients.
The Nutrition Obesity Research Center at Harvard (NORCH)
Amount: $30,000 over 1 year, with possibility for an additional $30,000 during year 2
Deadline: April 1, 2020 5PM
Summary: Invited research includes investigation broadly related to nutrition, metabolism, and obesity. Applicants should be affiliated with Harvard Medical School (HMS), Harvard School of Public Health, or an HMS Affiliate institution. Proposals across the research spectrum (T1-T4) are welcome.

Stepping Strong Explorer Grants

Amount: Up to $2,000
Deadline: Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis
Eligibility: Health care professionals seeking learning opportunities, including post-docs, residents, clinical fellows and medical students who are part of the Partners system
Summary: The awards provide funding to health care professionals and learners to help them develop their knowledge, networks and understanding of traumatic injury and identify subjects where they can pursue research and treatment ideas.