Funding Pulse – December


The University’s new interdisciplinary research funding opportunity, MCubed, awarded a grant to the School of Information and School of Public Health’s Julia Adler-Milstein, to analyze  longitudinal outcomes in hospitals that employ electronic health records.

Read more about the project here.


The Patient Centered Outcomes Research  Institute has recently announced funding to support research that addresses methodological gaps in patient-centered outcomes research – the online application opens December 17th, 2012 with letters of intent due January 31, 2013. Read the full announcement here.


UMMS Research News announced a funding opportunity for asthma researchers within 10 years of their first faculty appointments. The American Asthma Associations application (no more than 7 pages!) for their Scholars Program is due February 6, 2013. Details from UMMS Research News are below, or visit the Foundation’s announcement.


  • Scientists in the United States from any relevant field are eligible.
  • Initial independent faculty appointment should be on or after February 1, 2003.
  • Applicants should have an independent research program, with national-level, independent funding.

Organization:  The American Asthma Foundation is the largest private funder of asthma-related research, having awarded nearly $100 million to scientists since 2000.

Review Criteria:  Innovation, research proposal, relevance to asthma, investigator

Note:  The application is short (maximum 7 pages).  Preliminary data are not required.

Further Information at:


Valerie Dougherty, Program Manager
William Seaman, M.D., Research Director

American Asthma Foundation
4 Koret Way, LR-216
UCSF Box 0509
San Francisco, CA  94143-0509


Did you know that you can view a list of recently awarded grants to UMMS faculty and staff? Head over to UMMS Research News, and find External Awarded Grants under the UMMS Awarded Grants category. You can see grants by department, with the PI, project title, sponsor, project dates and amounts funded!

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