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Nate Hafer, PhD
Director of Operations

Nate Hafer

Funding Opportunities

Novel pilot programs and industry partnerships enable cross-campus collaborations with the goal of enhancing the translation of discoveries for clinical use.



UMCCTS and UMass Internal Awards

Community Research Innovative Scholars Program (CRISP) 11/01/2016
Life Sciences Moment Fund (LSMF) 11/21/2016
IND-Enabling Funding Award 10/24/2016
Pilot Project Program (PPP) 11/21/2016
Office of Global Health Pilot Project Program (OGH-PPP) 11/21/2016
Office of Global Health Travel Award Pending
Small Conference Grant (SCG) Rolling Basis

UMass President's Science and Technology Initiatives Fund (S&T) Fund 2016

UMass President's Creative Economy (CE) Initiatives Fund 2016

UMMS for RFA-MD-15-014: NIMHD Transdisciplinary Collaborative Centers for Health Disparities Research on Chronic Disease Prevention (U54) 09/11/2015
UMASS-Chemical Screening Initiative (UMASS-CSI) 07/01/2016
CHAMP, the Child Health Research Acceleration through Multisite Planning Program 03/15/2016
UMass Amherst Institute for Applied Life Sciences (IALS) Seed Grant Program 04/01/2016
UMCCTS Innovations in Patient Recruitment Program 2016 04/22/2016

UMCCTS / Industry-Partnered Awards

Pfizer's Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI)


Jeffrey Modell Foundation and Pfizer's Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI)

Voyager Therapeutics Special Pilot Project Program 11/13/2015

Other Funding Opportunities

Allied-Bristol Life Sciences (ABLS) - CATALYST Rolling Basis
PCORI Pipeline to Proposals Initiative 06/30/2016
PCORI Pragmatic Clinical Studies to Evaluate Patient-Centered Outcomes - Cycle 3 2016 09/14/2016
The Diabetes Innovation Challenge 07/08/2016
World Without Disease QuickFire Challenge 08/31/2016
Charles H. Hood Foundation-Child Health Research Awards Program 09/19/2016

Young Investigator Funding Opportunities

Mentored Career Development (KL2) Training Program 10/14/2016
Pre- and Post-doctoral Fellowship Training Program (TL1) 01/05/2016
UMMS Transdisciplinary Training in Cardiovascular Research (T32) Rolling Basis

Other Opportunities for Young Investigators

Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, Clinical Research Scholars Program Varied
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Sloan Research Fellowships Varied
Burroughs Wellcome, Career Awards for Medical Scientists Varied 
Doris Duke Foundation, Clinical Scientist Development Award Varied
HHMI Hanna H. Gray Fellows Program Varied
March of Dimes, Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award Varied
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation, Maryilyn Hilton Award Varied
National Science Foundation Alan T. Waterman Award Varied
Pew Scholars Program in Biomedical Sciences Varied
PhRMA Foundation Varied
WM Keck Foundation Varied
Thank you for your interest in Clinical and Translational Research. We look forward to your ideas.
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