Smarter Searching: Grants for the Health Sciences

I recently had the pleasure of attending a brown bag session with MLibrary's grants guru, Karen Downing, which focused on medical education and seeking funding (outside your traditional realm of government grants). We looked at 2 tools to help us in these endeavors, COS Pivot and Foundation Directory Online (please note, these links work if … Continue reading Smarter Searching: Grants for the Health Sciences

Funding Pulse: February 2013

News: Craig Reynolds becomes the new associate director for the Office of Research and Sponsored Projects (ORSP); read the full story in the University Record. ~~ Representatives introduce a new bill to increase access to public ally funded research, the Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR). Read the press release about the bill, and the full bill … Continue reading Funding Pulse: February 2013

Funding Pulse: January 2013

Government Grants Update: In an effort to decrease the perception of bias in its grant awards, the National Institutes of Health is considering a pilot program that would blind grant reviewers, making the application process anonymous. Read the press release from NIH, as well as an article from the Chronicle of Higher Education. ~~ Funding Opportunity: … Continue reading Funding Pulse: January 2013

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 … Continue reading Funding Pulse – December

Funding Pulse – November

Welcome to the November issue of Funding Pulse - an aggregation of health-related funding news from the previous month to keep you updated on the latest fiscal trends at UMHS and related entities, and upcoming opportunities: Information Session: W. M. Keck Foundation Call for Concept Papers (internal submissions) Tuesday, December 4th, 2012, 9:30-10:30 am, Palmer … Continue reading Funding Pulse – November

Funding Pulse – October

Welcome to a new monthly series, Funding Pulse (as you may well have guessed from the title), in which I'll highlight current news in biomedical and health funding. In the future, you can find all Funding Pulse stories under the eponymous category. October's pieces are courtesy of the University Record: Disease advocacy has changed how medical research is … Continue reading Funding Pulse – October