A Pilot Partnership to Find Private Support for Unfunded Applications
When I was an editor at JAMA, we often considered papers that were strong, received favorable reviews, and yet could not be published for lack of space. As it turned out, we had an option other than outright rejection: we could offer authors a user-friendly pathway by which their papers, and the reviews that went with them, could be forwarded for consideration at another journal (e.g. JAMA Internal Medicine). Later, when I came to NIH I wondered whether it was even theoretically possible for a funding agency to do something similar: arrange a way for highly meritorious but unfunded projects to find their way to willing, ev...
Source: NIH Extramural Nexus - March 23, 2016 Category: Research Authors: Mike Lauer Tags: blog Open Mike General New Resources OnPAR public-private partnership Source Type: funding

Call for Research Grants: Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation
The Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation (CARF) seeks original, focused, and innovative research grant applications dealing with primary cicatricial alopecia (PCA). Applications will be accepted from laboratories around the world. The proposed project must serve to further CARF's research goals, namely, to understand the pathogenesis of PCA, an understanding that will lead to effective prevention and therapy. CARF will give priority to research proposals based on the following topics. Please see the attached review criteria at the end of the application that reviewers will use to evaluate the applications. ...
Source: ScanGrants feed - December 15, 2014 Category: Research Authors: Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation Source Type: funding

Call for Research Grant Applications: Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation
The Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation (CARF) seeks original, focused, and innovative research grant applications dealing with primary cicatricial alopecia (PCA). Applications will be accepted from laboratories around the world. The proposed project must serve to further CARF's research goals, namely, to understand the pathogenesis of PCA, an understanding that will lead to effective prevention and therapy. CARF will give priority to research proposals based on the following topics. Role of lipids and lipid metabolism in normal hair follicle stem cell biology and cycling Role of PPARs and other lipid r...
Source: ScanGrants feed - May 7, 2013 Category: Research Authors: Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation Source Type: funding