Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Announces Funding Opportunity for Psychosocial Research
The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation is pleased to announce the launch of this year’s Psychosocial Research (PSR) grants cycle, opening February 8, 2019. Eligible organizations conducting research to address psychological and social factors that affect health, functioning and quality of life for people living with SCI are encouraged to apply.
Award amounts in this competitive grants process range from $150,000 to $400,000. PSR funding categories range from postdoctoral fellowships and pilot studies to demonstration projects. A goal of the funding is to identify and prioritize critical gaps in the psychosocial field and develop more effective interventions to improve health and participation in individuals with SCI across the lifespan.
To learn more about the funding categories, eligibility criteria and deadlines, click here. The 2020 PSR Application Guide is available using the link above. Interested applicants must submit a required Letter of Intent, by March 25, 2019, via proposalCENTRAL.
For more information, contact Joy Guihama, PSR Program Officer at email@example.com.
National Institute of Health HEAL Initiative Funding Opportunities
The NIH has announced the release of over 30 new funding announcements to combat the opioid crisis through research across the spectrum including areas of pain, addiction, complementary medicine and treatment. Through these and other investments, NIH plans to award more than $850 million in support of HEAL Initiative research in fiscal year (FY) 2019. Areas of interest include enhanced pain management and improved treatments for opioid misuse and addiction, discovery and validation of druggable alternative targets for pain, better understanding and treatment for chronic low back pain, tissue chips and preclinical screening platforms for identifying promising leads, development of medical devices to treat pain, anatomical and functional mapping of pain circuitry to understand visceral pain, optimization of non-addictive therapies, clinical trials networks to test promising new treatments and alternative therapies.
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Faculty Positions – Research
Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Spaulding Rehabilitation Network
Spaulding Rehabilitation Network and Harvard Medical School are seeking faculty for appointment at the associate professorial level to support the research mission of the Network and the Harvard Medical School Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Faculty with expertise in the spinal cord injury neurorehabilitation research area are particularly encouraged to apply. The candidates should have met the requirements for appointment at the rank of Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School. The candidates will be expected to lead a large and established set of clinical and research programs and provide oversight of teaching and training. An established record in administration; basic science, clinical and/or outcomes investigation; and mentoring residents and faculty members is required.
Spaulding Rehabilitation Network is one of the largest rehabilitation facilities in the U.S., providing comprehensive rehabilitation treatment. Our network includes 132-bed main hospital, over 60 physicians on staff, 6 specialized inpatient programs in rehabilitation, 23 outpatient centers throughout Massachusetts, and more than 200 physical, occupational, speech-language and recreational therapists. Spaulding Rehabilitation Network is a member of Partners Healthcare, an organized system of quality healthcare delivery serving individuals, families and communities in New England, and affiliated with Harvard Medical School. Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and Harvard Medical School are Equal Opportunity Employers. Women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged to apply.
Please send applications or nominations, together with current curriculum vitae, to: Lara Hauslaib, MPH: firstname.lastname@example.org
Craig H. Neilsen Foundation Announces 2019 Funding Opportunity for Nonprofit Organizations that Create Opportunities and Independence for Individuals Living with Spinal Cord Injury
11/9/2018 – The Craig H. Neilsen Foundation is pleased to announce its 2019 funding opportunity for qualifying nonprofit organizations that strive to improve the quality of life for individuals living with or affected by spinal cord injury.
The Neilsen Foundation’s Creating Opportunity & Independence (CO&I) Project Grants are one-year grants, ranging from $25,000 – $100,000, targeting innovative approaches that empower individuals with SCI to live independently and enjoy improved emotional and physical well-being. Click here for additional information
North American Spine Society – 2019 Research Funding
Since its inception in 1985, NASS has funded over $3.9 million in multidisciplinary research. Researchers are encouraged to submit their projects for consideration.
To list your opportunity here, contact Carolyn Moffatt at the ASIA office- email@example.com