Successful Sleep and Circadian Grants supported by COBRAS

Consultation

PI: Caroline Hoyniak, PhD
Grant Type: K23
Funding Agency: NIMH
Title: Sleep Disturbances and Circadian Misalignment as Potential Markers of Early Childhood Depression
Dates: 7/01/2021 – 06/30/2026

Human Core

PI: Krystof Bankiewicz, MD PhD and Toni Pearson, MD
Grant Type: U01
Funding Agency: NIH
Title: A Safety and Efficacy Study of AAV2-hAADC Deficiency
Dates: 08/31/2021 – 08/31/2026

PI: Ben Palanca, MD PhD
Grant Type: U01
Funding Agency: NIH
Title: Slow Wave Induction by Propofol to Eliminate Depression (SWIPED) Trial
Dates: 01/14/2021 – 12/01/2026

Funding Opportunities

American Academy of Sleep Medicine (AASM) Award Applications Opening Soon!

American Board of Sleep Medicine Junior Faculty Award   
$100,000 for two years.
Supports early career physician scientists with faculty appointments who are committed to academic careers by providing funding for mentored research projects in basic, translational, clinical or population sleep and circadian science.
Applications Open: May 2, 2022

Bridge to Success Award for Early Career Investigators   
$100,000 for one year.
Provides ‘bridge’ funding to promising early-career sleep scientists who have applied for a career development award such as a K-award grant from the NIH, a Career Development Award from the VA, or an equivalent career development grant from another federal or non-federal entity.
Applications Open: May 2, 2022

Bridge to Success Award for Mid-Career Senior Investigators
$100,000 for one year.
Targeted to mid-level and senior investigators in sleep and circadian science research who need ‘bridge’ funding while re-applying for research support.
Applications Open: May 2, 2022

Focused Projects Award for Junior Investigators
$40,000 for one year.
Provides seed funding for mentored research projects in an effort to jumpstart an early career investigator’s research career in basic, translational, clinical or population sleep and circadian science.
Applications Open: May 2, 2022

Focused Projects Award for Junior Investigators – Insomnia Biomarkers
$50,000 for 18 months.
Supports mentored projects that will identify, evaluate and/or validate biomarkers to support insomnia (disorder) differential diagnosis and clinical treatment response. This award is supported by Eisai, Inc.
Applications Open: May 2, 2022

Focused Projects Award for Junior Investigators – National Sleep Research Resource
$40,000 for one year.
Supports mentored projects that will use the National Sleep Research Resource (NIH/NHLBI Grant Number HL114473) and address one or more important unanswered scientific questions related to sleep and/or sleep disorders.
Applications Open: May 2, 2022

Physician Scientist Training Award
$100,000 for one year.
Supports outstanding sleep medicine physicians by providing them the opportunity of a protected research training experience for a mentored research project in basic, translational, clinical or population sleep and circadian science upon completion of their clinical training.
Applications Open: May 2, 2022

Moebius Syndrome Foundation

The Moebius Syndrome Foundation is looking to fund one proposal that further investigates the link between Moebius Syndrome and Sleep disturbance. The funding request is limited to $150,000. Now through June 1, 2022, applications for ‘Grant Proposals to Study Moebius Syndrome and Sleep Disorders’ are being accepted.

Sleep Research Society Foundation Career Development Award

The goal of these mentored awards is to invest in promising early career researchers and assist with their transition into independence as junior investigators. The SRSF expects to fund up to four awards and each award will be funded up to $50,000 for one year of support.

Hope Center/ICTS JIT Funding Opportunity

To complement the current Just-in-Time (JIT) funding program from the Institute of Clinical and Translational Sciences (ICTS), the Hope Center offers JIT funding up to $10,000 for proposals with a genetics/genomics approach.

American Academy of Sleep Medicine

The AASM offers a variety of Research Awards, including Career Development Awards, Investigator-Initiated Awards, Research Supplements, and Joint Research Awards.

American Academy of Neurology

The AAN is committed to making a difference in the lives of researchers who are committed to making a difference in the lives of patients with brain disease. Apply for one of the many available opportunities for all types of research across all career levels and discovery stages.

Washington University KL2 Career Development Award

The KL2 Career Development Awards Program provides high-quality, multidisciplinary training in clinical and translational research to promote the career development of future clinical investigators.

Washington University Training Grants

There are numerous opportunities for specialized training at Washington University.