Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) Funding Opportunities

The information below is from the Spring 2022 request for proposals. Please see the opportunity website for updated information. 

The UCLA Clinical and Translational Science Institute offers a number of funding opportunities throughout the year. Please visit the CTSI Funding Opportunities & Awardees webpage for additional details.  Examples of their programs include the following: 

  • Catalyst Awards - Catalyst Awards support team-building activities that advance translational science and promote collaborations across disciplines and CTSI institutions.
    • Next application round to be announced
  • Core Voucher Award - The CTSI will award vouchers worth up to $10,000 in core services to investigators at all CTSI partner institutions (UCLA Westwood, Cedars-Sinai, LA BioMed at Harbor-UCLA, and Charles R. Drew University).
    • Next application round to be announced
  • CTSI / CSORDA Pilot and Feasibility Studies - Funding is available for high-quality, innovative research that is in opioid-related areas and of relevance to the CSORDA mission. Any approach, from basic to preclinical or clinical research that involves exogenous or endogenous opioid actions, will be considered.
    • Next application round to be announced
  • CTSI / Iris Cantor Women's Health Center Awards (3 award types) - Augmentation, Young Investigator, and Pilot Awards 
    • Next application round to be announced
  • CTSI / RMCAR-CHIME Pilot Award - Applicants that are funded will conduct a pilot research project that focuses on minority older adult populations. 
    • Next application round to be announced
  • Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART) Pilot Grant - The UCLA Center for Autism Research and Treatment (CART) invites applications for grants to fund pilot and/or feasibility studies for biomedical, epidemiological, or behavioral research. 
    • Next application round to be announced
  • CTSI / UCLA Center for Ulcer Research and Education (CURE): Digestive Diseases Research Center Pilot and Feasibility Study (PFS) - Funding will be available for high quality and innovative research in the biology, function and diseases of the digestive system, which is of relevance to the overall CURE Research Program, with special emphasis on receptor and signal transduction mechanisms, brain-gut interactions, neurogastroenterology, gastrointestinal and pancreatic physiology, pathophysiology and inflammation, and mechanisms underlying diseases of the digestive system.
    • Next application round to be announced
  • CTSI / UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine Seed Grant Program - The DGSOM Seed Grant Program is an effort to promote the assembly of teams of scientists that are well-positioned to perform innovative, high-impact research and ultimately compete for large team science grants from federal agencies and private foundations.
    • Next application round to be announced
  • CTSI / USC / Los Angeles County Department of Health Services Implementation Science Award - A partnership to develop and test interventions to enhance quality, efficiency and patient‐centeredness of care provided by the LAC DHS. This solicitation requests letters of intent that describe ideas for such programs from which formal applications for funding will be selected.
    • N​​​​​​​ext application round to be announced

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Award Amount and Details

Award Details

The award amount varies by program. Please visit the program’s website for more information regarding specific programs.

Deadlines and Date Information

The due dates vary by program. Please visit the program’s website for more information.

Eligibility Information

Who's Eligible
Academic appointees
Members of the Academic Senate
Other
Eligibility Details

Eligibility to serve as PI varies by program. Please visit the program’s website for more information.

Information Source
Information identified by Office of Research & Creative Activities staff

Administering Unit
Clinical and Translational Science Institute (UCLA CTSI)
Funding Type
Other
Research
Changed
December 02, 2022
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