Research Funding

OAIC REC and Early Career Investigators Opportunities & Announcements:

DATE ANNOUNCEMENT DETAILS
09/20/2022 WEBINAR: The NIA Aging Cell Repository: A Resource to Foster Collaborations Across the RCCN
When: (09/20/2022)
Short Description: How your aging research, whether it is basic, clinical, translational or epidemiological, might benefit from/contribute to the NIA Aging Cell Repository. Organized by the Research Centers Collaborative Network (RCCN) and co-sponsored by the Nathan Shock Centers Coordinating Center, OAIC National Coordinating Center, and the AGING Initiative.
Long Description: Save the Date! Tuesday, September 20, 2022 at 1-2pm ET (10-11am PT) This webinar will: - Introduce the NIA Aging Cell Repository at Coriell and explain how to request/obtain and donate cells (link below) - Provide a general introduction to induced pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs) - Report on the use of human cells for aging research in longitudinal studies Webinar recording is linked below.
Location: zoom
09/16/2022 ZOOM PRESENTATION: Pepper Grand Rounds at Northwestern Pepper Center 9/16/22
When: 12 pm CT (09/16/2022)
Short Description: The Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA) and the Northwestern Pepper Center are pleased to present Pepper Center Rounds. Pepper Center Rounds are a venue to showcase high-quality research from scholars across the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers network. Please, join us!
Long Description: Join Dr. Jason Falvey for his presentation: "From Claims to Community: Addressing the Poverty Penalty for Older Adults Living with a New Disability” Guest: Jason R. Falvey, PT, DPT, PhD, Assistant Professor; Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science, University of Maryland School of Medicine Dr. Falvey is a physical therapist and clinician-scientist with expertise using Medicare claims and national survey data to evaluate functional recovery, aging in place, and healthcare utilization among older adults recovering from acute hospitalization. His current work focuses on economic disparities in patient-centered outcomes, such as disability and aging in place, among older adults recovering from hospitalization. He is the second ever physical therapist to be funded by a Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award (K76) from the National Institute on Aging. His research on economic and social disparities in health outcomes among older adults has recently been published in high impact journals including JAMA Internal Medicine and his clinical and research expertise has been featured in news outlets such as the Washington Post, CNN News, and US News and World Reports. Dr. Falvey is also board-certified as a geriatric physical therapist, and still treats patients in a specialty Balance and Mobility Clinic in the Baltimore Veterans Administration Hospital. For more information about the Northwestern Pepper Center, visit the web Link 2 below.
Location: zoom
08/19/2022 ZOOM PRESENTATION: Pepper Grand Rounds at Northwestern Pepper Center
When: 12 pm CT (08/19/2022)
Short Description: The Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA) and the Northwestern Pepper Center are pleased to present Pepper Center Rounds. Pepper Center Rounds are a venue to showcase high-quality research from scholars across the Claude D. Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers network. Please, join us!
Long Description: “The role of out-of-pocket costs and price transparency in the care of adults with multimorbidity” Guest: Caroline Sloan, MD Assistant Professor of Medicine and Population Health Sciences Duke University Caroline Sloan is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the General Internal Medicine Division at Duke University. She completed medical school at the University of Pennsylvania, and her Internal Medicine residency, Chief Residency, and GIM fellowship at Duke University. Her clinical interests are in primary care for vulnerable and historically underserved populations. Her research interests focus on the role that money plays in medical decision-making for middle-aged and older patients with multimorbidity. She has studied the impact of Medicare payment reform on the way dialysis facilities provide care to patients with end-stage renal disease. More recently, she has evaluated the ways that doctors and patients communicate about and make decisions based on out-of-pocket costs. For more information about the Northwestern Pepper Center, visit https://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/sites/cahra/pepper-center/
Location: zoom
08/01/2022 FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: OAIC CC Early Career Flexible, High Value RFA
When: (08/01/2022)
Short Description: The Pepper OAIC Coordinating Center is seeking proposals for a type of application that allows maximal flexibility and creativity. In the 1-page applications, proposers will explain how their proposed use of the funds (up to $5,000) will: 1) help advance the applicant’s career; and 2) build cross-center collaboration. Use of funds must be in accord with general NIH guidelines. Examples might include new software, minor equipment, key lab supplies, shared tech, travel reimbursements, etc. Deadline is August 1, 2022.
Long Description: The Pepper OAIC Coordinating Center is seeking proposals for a type of application that allows maximal flexibility and creativity. In the 1-page applications, proposers will explain how their proposed use of the funds (up to $5,000) will: 1) help advance the applicant’s career; and 2) build cross-center collaboration. Use of funds must be in accord with general NIH guidelines. Examples might include new software, minor equipment, key lab supplies, shared tech, travel reimbursements, etc. The OAIC Coordinating Center leaders encourage applicants to contact us as needed for guidance on applications and assistance with matchmaking and identifying potential collaborators from other Pepper Centers via access to the OAIC Collaborators Database via the National Pepper Center website (www.peppercenter.org). Applications should include the following o Project description: one page, 300 word max, Ariel 11 font. o How the funds will be used o Projected timeline for use of the funds - all funds must be spent < 12 months o Anticipated outcomes o A separate reference page with up to 10 references is allowed o One-sentence endorsement/commitment letter from Director of submitting OAIC o A copy of IRB/IACUC approval letter will be required at the time of award (if applicable) Review Criteria o Led by Early Career Faculty and likelihood of advancing their career o Relevance to the overall Pepper Program theme of improving physical function and preventing and / or reversing physical disability in older persons o Builds collaboration between 2 or more Pepper Centers o Feasibility o Innovation o Likelihood that funding will result in key manuscripts and / or future extramural funding o Potential to ‘leverage’ other available resources to support the overall initiative. Submission Deadlines Applications will be due to the Pepper Coordinating Center by Monday, August 1, 2022. Contact Please direct any questions regarding the application process to Abby Archer (peppercenter@wakehealth.edu).
11/04/2021 ZOOM PRESENTATION: "Twitter Use and the Early Career Clinician-Scientist" Talk
When: (11/04/2021)
Short Description: "Twitter Use and the Early Career Clinician-Scientist" Talk from the Pepper OAIC CC Early Career Faculty Working Group by Dr. Jason Falvey and Dr. Brienne Miner
Long Description: Drs. Falvey & Miner share a joint presentation on how to best utilize twitter focusing on early career clinician-scientist but also welcome anyone who is new to twitter and would appreciate an easy to follow overview discussing objectives, benefits and how to get started.
03/17/2021 WEBINAR: Social Media as a Tool for Career Development
When: (03/17/2021)
Short Description: Social media is used by scientists in many ways including networking with colleagues as well as sharing information and publications to advance research.
Long Description: The RCCN and partner organizations have developed this webinar to help researchers get the most out of social media. The goals of the webinar are to provide useful information on: 1. Considering the tradeoffs of engaging in social media for professional reasons 2. How to use social media to advance your research and your career 3. How social media success can be used to expand the reach of your work and build your national profile 4. How to understand social media metrics 5. How to build an audience Alex Smith will discuss the do’s and don’ts of social media. Wynn Tranfield will provide insights on understanding social media metrics. A discussion on social media etiquette and networking with Emmy Betz and Anand Iyer will be followed by a general Q&A. This webinar is being organized by the RCCN in partnership with the AGING Initiative, RCMAR Coordinating Center, OAIC Coordinating Center Early Career Faculty Work Group, US Deprescribing Network, Nathan Shock Centers Coordinating Center and Clin-STAR Coordinating Center.
04/27/2020 FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Flexible, High Value Early Career Faculty Proposals RFA
When: (04/27/2020)
Long Description: The Pepper OAIC Coordinating Center is seeking proposals for a new type of application that allows maximal flexibility and creativity. In the 1-page applications, proposers will explain how their proposed use of the funds (up to $5,000) will: 1) help advance the applicant’s career; and 2) build cross-center collaboration. Use of funds must be in accord with general NIH guidelines. Examples might include: new software, minor equipment, key lab supplies, shared tech, etc. Please share this information with faculty at your Pepper Centers. Any additional questions can be sent to the Pepper OAIC Coordinating Center at peppercenter@wakehealth.edu or Dr. Dalane Kitzman at (dkitzman@wakehealth.edu).
01/16/2019 WEBINAR: OAIC Early Career Faculty Working Group Webinar
When: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 | 2-3p EDT (01/16/2019)
Short Description: Writing your K as a Springboard to R Success
Long Description: The Claude D Pepper Older Americans Independence Centers Coordinating Center is pleased to announce its first webinar! The goal of this webinar is to provide insights for writing a K grant application so as to not only promote its success, but also lay a strong foundation for development of a successful subsequent R-grant project. The webinar will feature presentations by Jennifer Lai, MD from the University of California, San Francisco and Dorry Segev, MD PhD of Johns Hopkins University.
Location: Online Webinar