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Grant Opportunities

The following grant opportunities have fast approaching deadlines. Please apply soon.

Community Health Grants

Funder: American Medical Association Foundation

Purpose: The American Medical Association Foundation seeks to financially support innovative programs targeting the prevention and reduction of type 2 diabetes and hypertension. Grant funding will support community-based organizations such as free health clinics that provide services to vulnerable and under-served populations.

Eligibility: U.S. based Non-Profit Organization with 501(c)3 status and an operating budget less than $3 million

Amount: $60,000, renewable for up to three years

Deadline: Dec. 20, 2017

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NIH Opioid Use Disorder in Pregnancy

Funder: Department of Health and Human Services

Purpose: This funding opportunity announcement invites prospective applicants to propose research addressing treatment of pregnant women with opioid use disorder and pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies of medications used for maternal treatment.

Research topics include:

  1. Clinical studies of maternal medically-supervised opioid withdrawal examining maternal, fetal and neonatal outcomes. Relevant outcomes of interest may include evaluation of fetal status and placental function, maternal complications, loss to follow-up, overdose and relapse to illicit opioid use, fetal complications, pregnancy loss and incidence and severity of neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome among others
  2. Observational or cohort studies evaluating the effects of opioid agonist treatment on maternal, fetal, and neonatal outcomes. This may include evaluation of fetal status and placental function
  3. Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic studies of medications used to treat opioid use disorder in pregnant and/or post-partum women
  4. Pharmacogenomic and other studies of genetic and/or epigenetic factors associated with the effects of opioid use during pregnancy on fetal and neonatal outcomes.

Eligibility: Higher education institutions, nonprofits other than institutions of higher education, for-profit organizations and governments

Amount: varies

Deadline: Dec. 13 2017

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