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NIH Antimicrobial Resistance Diagnostic Challenge
NIH is seeking second-round proposals for rapid in vitro diagnostic tests that identify antibiotic-resistant bacteria and/or distinguish between viral and bacterial infections to inform treatment and reduce unnecessary use of antibiotics. 
Application/Review Process (Letter of Intent due August 3, 2018)

NIAID Antibacterial Resistance Leadership Group (ARLG)
Seeking proposals for clinical studies to address antibacterial resistance, including infections caused by Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria, antimicrobial stewardship and infection prevention, and diagnostics.
Resources and Opportunities
Application/Review Process  

Bay Area Lyme Foundation

Emerging Scientific Leader in Lyme Research Award
Emerging Leader Award (Deadline February 15, 2017)

Burroughs Wellcome Fund 
For assistant professors in the U.S. and Canada
Burroughs Wellcome Fund Grant Programs 
Investigators in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Disease  (Finalist selected February 15, 2015)

NIH Common Fund High Risk-High Reward Programs 
Funding opportunities for scientists with exceptional creativity who propose highly innovative approaches to major contemporary challenges in biomedical research
NIH Director's Pioneer Award Program  
NIH Director's Transformative Research Award Program 
NIH Fogarty International Center Funding Opportunities    

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Grant and award opportunities for health-related research organizations that focus on health prevention, research, and surveillance 
Grants General Information  
National Prevention Information Network   

Ellison Medical Foundation 
Funding opportunities for investigators at various career stages
Ellison Medical Foundation Opportunities  
Senior Scholar in Aging

European Society for Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Small grants, workshop and travel awards for ESPID members conducting basic or clinical pediatric research 
ESPID Grants, Awards and Workshops  

Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 
Offered to members of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society 
Young Investigator Award   (Deadline January 31, 2015)

Thrasher Research Fund 
Offering awards in pediatric medical research 
E.W. "Al" Thrasher Awards 

Howard Hughes Medical Institute  
Current scientific competitions

Gates Foundation Grand Challenges in Global Health  (Deadline January 13, 2015)

March of Dimes Research Grants 

  • Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar Research Award
  • General March of Dimes Research Grants

The AGS Foundation for Health in Aging T. Franklin Williams Research Scholars Award  

Additional Research 

Grants.gov  
Search and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all federal grant-making agencies 

NIH Resources for New Investigators  
Portal with helpful resources for new investigators  

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