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Funding Opportunity: American Cancer Society-Institutional Research Grant

Apr. 24, 2018—Applications are being solicited for support by the American Cancer Society‐Institutional Research Grant (IRG). These funds are designed to provide seed money to support junior faculty members with an interest in cancer research who do not have external grant support.

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Limited submission opportunity: 2018 David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program

Oct. 5, 2017—Vanderbilt anticipates the opportunity to nominate one candidate for the 2018 David Mahoney Neuroimaging Program of the Dana Foundation.

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Rounds: A message from the President and CEO of VUMC

Jun. 30, 2017—News from our nation’s capital about budget proposals that would reduce funding that universities and academic medical centers are reimbursed for providing health care to the nation’s poor and underserved, and for conducting research that supports the nation’s health, security, and economic leadership, has reached a cacophony.

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Limited submission opportunity: 2018 Searle Scholars Program

Jun. 15, 2017—Vanderbilt may nominate up to two faculty members for the 2018 Searle Scholars Program.

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Chancellor: Keep the lights on: Science funding must be national priority

Jun. 9, 2017—For well over a century, innovations by America’s research universities have made America stronger, writes Vanderbilt Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos in 'The Hill.'

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VICC ovarian cancer funding opportunity

Mar. 14, 2017—The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) announces a funding opportunity to catalyze innovative, collaborative ovarian cancer-related projects.

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Colleges and schools to make recommendations on future investments in graduate education and research

Dec. 12, 2016—Provost and Vice Chancellor Susan R. Wente is seeking input from Vanderbilt colleges and schools on their priorities for the future investments in graduate education and research announced by Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos at the Fall Faculty Assembly.

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Grant proposals sought for health-oriented community research partnerships

Sep. 6, 2016—The Meharry–Vanderbilt Community Engaged Research Core (CERC) invites proposals for activities that promote ongoing, mutually beneficial, health-oriented research partnerships between community organizations and academic researchers.

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Deadlines approaching for faculty research funding opportunities

Jul. 25, 2016—Deadlines are quickly approaching for four foundation grants for early and midcareer faculty.

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Student research opportunities from the Office of Honor Scholarships

Jan. 8, 2016—Highlighted student research opportunities from the Office of Honor Scholarships.

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Diabetes research funding available

Oct. 22, 2014—The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center, the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center, and the Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research announce the availability of pilot and feasibility grants.

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Chancellor Zeppos joins other university leaders in calling for federal recommitment to academic research

Aug. 6, 2013—A letter to President Obama and Congress co-signed by Chancellor Zeppos and his fellow university leaders outlines the ripple effects of reduced federal research funding and calls attention to the nation's burgeoning "innovation deficit."

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