Research

Innovative Science and Excellence in Pediatric Research Grant

The Child Health Research Center is searching to fund innovative, paradigm shifting, and/or technology advancing projects through an Innovative Science and Excellence in Pediatric Research Grant. Funding will support projects in basic, translational, and/or clinical research to obtain preliminary data for external funding.

Amount: $25,000

Duration: 1 Year

Eligibility: University of Virginia Pediatric Faculty

Format:

  • All applications will follow the NIH Format (form attached is adapted from NIH 398).
  • Font: Arial 11 pt, ½-inch margins
  • Budget/Budget justification (1 page each)
  • NIH Style Biosketches (3 page maximum)
  • Resources
  • Specific Aims, Significance, Innovation, Research Plan (6 pages maximum, excluding Literature Cited)
  • Human Subjects and/or Vertebrate Animals
  • Letters of Support

Deadline: TBD

Estimated Start Date: January of Each Year

Submit Applications To:

CHRC Executive Coordinator
MR4 Building, Room 2116
Phone: extension 3-0867
Email: SP7UV@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Former Recipients:
2016 – Drs. Jorge Giron & Julia Wisniewski

Maddy Deal Pilot Project Grant

The Child Health Research Center is searching to support the funding of novel pilot projects through the Maddy Deal Pilot Project Grant. Funding will support projects in basic, translational, and/or clinical research to aid in obtaining new data for external funding. Novel, creative ideas will be given priority for funding. No preliminary data is required

Amount: $5,000

Duration: 1 Year

Eligibility: University of Virginia Pediatric Faculty

Format:

  • Font: Ariel 12 pt, 1 inch margins
  • 1 page
  • Style: Specific Aims Page of NIH grant

Must include: Background, Hypothesis, Specific Aims, Methods Employed, Anticipated Results and Significance.

Additional Documents Required:

  • Budget/Budget Justification
  • NIH Style Biosketch (3 page maximum)
  • Human Subjects and/or Vertebrate Animals

Deadline: April 30, 2018, 5pm

Estimated Start Date: July 2018

Submit Applications To:
Brian Belyea
MR4 Room 2122
Phone: extension 4-2878

Former Recipients:
2017 & 2018 – Drs. Rebecca Scharf & Fernando Ruiz
2016 – Dr. Michael J. Mcconnell
2015 – Dr. Vidya Kusma Harinathan