Other Research Grant Opportunities

In addition to the Research Award and Research Grant opportunities offered by IFFGD, a few other organizations also offer research funding opportunities:

National Institutes of Health and Department of Health and Human Services – Modulating Intestinal Microbiota to Enhance Protective Immune Responses against Cancer (R21 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)

Deadline: November 2, 2021

The purpose of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to support research which can elucidate mechanism(s) of action by which gut microbes inhibit or enhance anti-tumor immune responses. Thus, research projects should be focused on delineating how specific microbes or their metabolites target host immune responses to prevent colitis-associated or sporadic tumor formation.

Award Ceiling: $200,000

For information and application: www.grants.gov

National Institutes of Health and Department of Health and Human Services – High impact, Interdisciplinary Science in NIDDK Research Areas (RC2 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: November 8, 2021

The purpose of the High Impact, Interdisciplinary Science grants program is to support high impact ideas that may lay the foundation for new fields of investigation within the mission of NIDDK. The interdisciplinary approach encouraged by this FOA is envisioned to generate a research resource and/or foster discovery-based or hypothesis-generating science that can have a significant impact on the broader scientific community. This FOA seeks novel approaches in areas that address specific knowledge gaps, scientific opportunities, new technologies, data generation, or research methods that will advance the area in significant ways designed to accelerate scientific progress in the understanding, treatment and prevention of diseases within the mission of NIDDK.

For information and application: www.grants.gov

Pilot and Feasibility Clinical and Translational Research Studies in Digestive Diseases and Nutrition (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)

Deadline: Standard dates apply: https://grants.nih.gov/grants/how-to-apply-application-guide

Description: This funding opportunity will foster the advancement of the research mission of the Divison of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition, NIDDK by soliciting research concepts that for pilot and feasibility clinical study proposals would need further assessment of identified protocol operational challenges would enhance operational feasibility of achieving successful completion of a subsequent larger clinical study; or for clinical translational science proposals, promote exploratory and novel science through the use of human subjects.


For information and application: https://www.niddk.nih.gov/research-funding/

Do you have a research grant opportunity of interest to the digestive health community? Contact us if you would like IFFGD to post it.

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