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3/29/2017 Call for Nominations: 2017 Mentor of the Year Award
If you have received excellent mentoring, please consider nominating your mentor for the 2017 Mentor of the Year Award. The chosen mentor will be honored at a future CUMC event.

Nomination deadline: Friday, April 28, 2017, 5:00p EST

Visit here for more information or to submit a nomination.
3/16/2017 Call for Applications: Community Based Participatory Research Scholars & Awards Program (Free Training & Funding Opportunity)
Application Deadline: Friday, March 24,  2017
Duration: Nine, 2 hour, sessions from 4:30p-6:30p beginning April 19. See website for dates.
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, NYC 10033
Click here for more information or download application: PDF
3/08/2017 Call for Applications:  2017 Health Practice Research/DBMI Awards
Application Deadline:  Friday, April 21, 2017
Award Announcements:  June 2017
Funds Available:  July 1, 2017
Download instructions
Click here to begin an application.
2/17/2017 Call for Applications:  2017 Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Awards
Application Deadline:  Friday, March 24, 2017
Award Announcements:  June 2017
Funds Available:  July 1, 2017
Download instructions
Click here to begin an application.
1/24/2017 TL1 Training Program for Doctoral Students
We are seeking applications from doctoral students with funding to begin July 1st, 2017. Instructions and the application can be found here (note that certain qualifications apply).

Priority Deadline: March 1, 2017
Rolling admission thereafter
Anticipated Award Start Date: July 1, 2017

Questions? Contact Sarah Oldham at smo2127@cumc.columbia.edu or 212-304-5550.
1/20/2017 TL1 Training Program for Postdoctoral Fellows
We are seeking applications from postdoc with professorial appointments for funding to begin July 1st, 2017. Instructions and the application can be found here (note that certain qualifications apply).

Priority Deadline: March 1, 2017
Rolling admission thereafter
Anticipated Award Start Date: July 1, 2017

Questions? Contact Sarah Oldham at smo2127@cumc.columbia.edu or 212-304-5550.
1/10/2017 TL1 Summer Training Program for Pre-doctoral Students
We are seeking application for a 12 week summer training opportunity that provides pre-doctoral students with knowledge and skills outside of their primary academic or clinical discipline through exposure to Precision Medicine. Applications can be found here.

Application Due Date: February 6, 2017

Questions? Contact Sarah Oldham at smo2127@cumc.columbia.edu or 212-304-5550.
1/05/2017 Call for Applications: 
2017 Irving Scholar Program 
Application deadline: Friday, March 10, 2017
Funding Start Date: July 1, 2017
To download a full application, select the desired format: Adobe PDF MS Word
12/20/2016 Call for Applications: 
2017 Integrating Special Populations Pilot Awards
Integrating Special Populations (ISP) Pilot Award program provides funding opportunities for junior investigators who represent one special population (Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Rare Diseases, HIV) to develop projects to address disease mechanism and gaps in transition of care across the lifespan and throughout the community.
Application Deadline:  Monday, February 13, 2017 by 5:00p EST
Download application form and instructions here
12/19/2016 Call for Applications:
2017 Imaging Pilot Awards
Application Deadline:  Friday, February 3, 2017
Award Announcements:  April 2017
Funds Available:  May 1, 2017
Download instructions
Click here to begin an application
12/16/2016 Call for Applications:
Reach for the R01 Award Workshop
Application Deadline:  Monday, January 30, 2017
Download application
Question? Contact Sarah Oldham at smo2127@cumc.columbia.edu
11/21/2016 Call for Applications: 
2016-17 CaMPR BASIC Awards
  
Letter of Intent deadline: Wednesday, December 14, 2016
Full Application deadline (by invitation only) : Friday, March 10, 2017
Funding Start Date: July 1, 2017
To download instructions
Click here to begin application
10/31/2016 TL1 Training Program
We are seeking applications from doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows with funding to begin July 1st, 2017. Instructions and the application can be found here (note that certain qualifications apply).

Application Due Date: January 13, 2017 for Postdoctoral Fellows
January 20, 2017 for Predoctoral Students
Anticipated Award Start Date: July 1, 2017

Questions? Contact Sarah Oldham at smo2127@cumc.columbia.edu or 212-304-5550.
10/24/2016 Call for Pre-Proposals:
2017 Translational Therapeutics (TRx) Resource Pilot Award

The TRx Pilot Award is designed to accelerate development and translation of novel therapeutics to the clinic. All therapeutic projects with a clear translational focus and can define a path to a 12-month milestone are encouraged to apply.
Pre-proposal Application Deadline: November,14, 2016 by 5:00p EST
Learn more and download instructions here.
If you have questions, please contact trxresource@columbia.edu
10/11/2016 KL2 Mentored Career Development Award for Junior Faculty
The Irving Institute seeks to promote high-quality research, enhance the integration of clinical and translational science, advance the latest proven health care approaches and deliver them more quickly to the patient community. An integral part of this effort is the KL2 Mentored Career Development Program. The KL2 program serves as a "bridge" by which young junior faculty can achieve research independence in multidisciplinary research settings

We are seeking applications from junior faculty with professorial appointments for funding to begin July 1, 2017. The application can be found here (note that certain qualifications apply).

Phase I Application Due Date: November 11, 2016
Phase II Selected Applicants Announced: December 20, 2016
Phase II Application Due Date: January 20, 2017
Anticipated Award Start Date: June 1, 2017

Questions? Contact Sarah Oldham at smo2127@cumc.columbia.edu or 212-304-5550
10/07/2016 Call for Applications:
2016-17 Irving Institute 
CaMPR Phase I Awards
Application deadline: Friday, November 11, 2016
Funding Start Date: January 1, 2017
Download instructions
Click here to begin an application.
Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the CaMPR Planning Workshop, scheduled for Monday, October 17, 2016 from 11:30 - 1:00p.
9/27/2016 Call for Applications:
2017 Precision Medicine Pilot Awards
Precision Medicine Resource announces a new cycle of Precision Medicine Pilot Awards - a funding opportunity for investigators whose research is focused on approaches to tailor medical care (prevention, diagnosis, and/or treatment) to the individual patient.
Application Deadline: Monday, November 14, 2016 by 5:00p EST
Download application form and instructions here
9/12/2016 2016 Mentors of the Year
The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research is proud to present the Mentor of the Year Award to Karina Davidson, PhD; Thomas M. Jessell, PhD; and Steven Marx, MD in recognition of outstanding guidance and support to many grateful students, fellows, and faculty.
9/06/2016 Dr. José Alejandro Luchsinger-Stuart Appointed Director of the Irving Institute’s
Community Engagement Core Resource
Director The Irving Institute appoints José A. Luchsinger-Stuart, MD, MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center, as Director of the Community Engagement Core Resource, as of June 2016. In this role, Dr. Luchsinger-Stuart will work in partnership with the Irving Institute’s Executive Leadership and the Community Engagement Core Resource (CECR) Co-Directors, Drs.  Rafael A. Lantigua and Ana F. Abraído-Lanza as well as Associate Director, Dr. Elizabeth Cohn, to lead new education, training, community informatics, and recruitment programs to enhance the ability to engage broad community stakeholders in all phases of the translational research enterprise.
8/24/2016 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the selection of three recipients for the 2015-16 CaMPR Phase II Pilot Awards
8/22/2016 Call for Applications:
Reach for the R01 Award Workshop
Application Deadline:  Monday, September 19, 2016
Download application
8/11/2016 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the recipients of the 2016 Imaging Core Pilot Awards.
8/03/2016 Call for Applications: 
2017 Precision Medicine Research Fellowships

The Precision Medicine Resource announces Phase I of 2017 Precision Medicine Fellowship application round. The Fellowship aims to create the next generation of leaders in the development and application of Precision Medicine science and methods to improve public health.
Phase I Application Deadline: Friday, September 30, 2016 by 5:00p EDT
Download Fellowship application form and instructions here
7/14/2016 The Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research received $58.4 million Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) to accelerate development of new therapies from the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Press coverage: Press Release
6/28/2016 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the recipients of the 2016 CaMPR-BASIC Awards and the selection of eleven recipients for the 2016 Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Pilot Awards.
6/10/2016 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the recipients of the 2016 Irving Institute/Department of Biomedical Informatics Health Practice Research Pilot Awards
6/06/2016 The Irving Institute announces the 2016 Irving Scholars, who will each receive a three-year career development award:
Annemieke de Jong, PhD, Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Caleb Ing, MD, Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology
Ian M. Kronish, MD, MPH, Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine
Utpal Pajvani, MD, PhD, Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine
5/23/2016 Call for Nominations:
2016 Mentor of the Year Award

If you have received excellent mentoring, please consider nominating your mentor for the 2016 Mentor of the Year Award. The chosen mentor will be honored at a future CUMC event.

Nomination deadline: Monday, May 23, 2016, 5:00p EST

Visit here for more information or to submit a nomination.
5/05/2016 Precision Medicine Resource announces the five investigative teams that received 2016 Precision Medicine Pilot Awards and two recipients of the 2016-2018 Precision Medicine Fellowship
4/05/2016 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the four recipients of the 2015-16 CaMPR Phase I Awards
3/15/2016 Call for Applications:
2016 Irving Institute Imaging Pilot Awards  
Application deadline: Friday, April 22, 2016
Award Announcements: June 2016
Funding Start Date: July 1, 2016
To download instructions
Click here to begin application
2/11/2016 Call for Applications:
TRANSFORM TL1 Postdoctoral Precision Medicine Training Program
Application Deadline: Friday, March 31, 2016
Download application
2/04/2016 Call for Applications:
TRANSFORM KL2 Mentored Career Development Award
Application Deadline: Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Download application
2/02/2016 Call for Applications:
TRANSFORM TL1 Precision Medicine Training Program
Application Deadline: Monday, March 31, 2016
Download application
1/27/2016 Call for Applications:
2016 Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Awards
Application Deadline:  Friday, March 18, 2016
Award Announcements:  June 2016
Funds Available:  July 1, 2016
Download instructions
Click here to begin an application.
1/14/2016 Call for Applications:
Reach for the First R01 Workshop
Application Deadline: Friday, February 5, 2016
Download application
1/13/2016 CBPR Pilot Award Recipients
The Community Engagement Core Resource announces the recipients of the 2015 Community Based Participatory Research Pilot Awards:

An evaluation of the dietary impact of Comprando Rico y Sano (CRyS) in Mexican immigrants
in New York City

Jairo Guzman
President
Mexican Coalition for the Empowerment of Youth and Families, Inc.

Manuela Orjuela-Grimm, MD, ScM
Assistant Professor Epidemiology & Pediatrics (Oncology) at CUMC
Mailman School of Public Health

Identifying the barriers to mental health intervention in the homebound older adult
Clare C Bassile, PT, EdD
Assistant Professor of Rehabilitation & Regenerative Medicine at CUMC
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Deborah Katznelson, LMSW
Chief Social Service Officer
YM&YWHA of Washington Heights and Inwood

Storyworks in the Heights
Marilyn Pacheco
Assistant Director of Marketing /Program Director, Institute for Older Adults
Isabella Geriatric Center

Mary Sormanti, PhD, MS
Professor of Professional Practice

Columbia School of Social Work
12/21/2015 Call for Applications:
Community Based Participatory Research Training & Pilot Awards Program (Free Training & Funding Opportunity)
Application Deadline: Friday, January 29,  2016, 5:00p EST for faculty
Duration: Eleven, 2.5 hour, sessions from 4:00p-6:30p beginning March 1. See website for dates.
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, NYC 10033
Click here for more information or download application
12/17/2015 Call for Applications: 
Irving Institute/DBMI Health Practice Research Pilot Awards 
Application deadline: Friday, February 5, 2016
Funding Start Date: June 1, 2016
Download instructions
Click here to begin an application
12/10/2015 Call for Applications: 
2016 Irving Scholar Program 
Application deadline: Friday, March 4, 2016
Funding Start Date: July 1, 2016
To download a full application, select the desired format: PDF MS Word

Call for Applications: 
2015-16 CaMPR-BASIC Award
Letter of Intent deadline: Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Full Application deadline (by invitation only): Friday, April 15, 2016 
Funding Start Date: August 1, 2016
Download instructions
Click here to begin application

11/23/2015 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the selection of two recipients for the 2014-15 CaMPR Phase II Pilot Awards.
11/13/2015 Call for Applications:
2015-16 Irving Institute 
CaMPR Phase I Awards
Application deadline: Wednesday, January 6, 2016
Funding Start Date: March 1, 2016
Download instructions
Click here to begin an application.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the CaMPR Planning Workshop, scheduled for Wednesday, November 18, 2015 from 11:30a – 1:00p.
10/30/2015 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the selection of fifteen recipients for the 2015 Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Pilot Awards.
10/18/2015 Join the Irving Institute at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Let’s walk together to raise awareness for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. The Irving Institute’s Community Engagement Core Resource is leading a team in the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s, a fun two mile walk through Riverside Park for people of all ages. Registration starts at 9am and the walk begins at 11am. The walk is free and donations are optional. Bring the entire family! Remember to bring water and wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a hat. Rain or shine.
Time: 9:00AM
Location: Riverside Park, meet at Riverside Drive & 97th Street, NYC.
Look for the Get Healthy Heights banner
Register to attend: (646) 697-2274
10/07/2015 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the recipient of the 2015 CaMPR-BASIC Award
9/30/2015 September is Healthy Aging Month: Join Us for an Alzheimer’s Lecture & Exercise Class
Speaker: Rafael A. Lantigua, MD, Professor of Medicine at CUMC
Fitness Instructor: Wendee Corsino, AFAA, IFTA
Dr. Lantigua will discuss prevention and treatment of Alzheimer’s. This lecture is for individuals with Alzheimer’s, family members, caregivers, and people interested in learning more about the disease.  After the lecture, enjoy a fun exercise class with Wendee Corsino to learn easy ways to stay fit.
Time: Lecture at 2:30PM followed by the exercise class at 3:30PM
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health
390 Fort Washington Avenue, Ground Floor, New York, NY 10033
Between 177th and 178th Streets
Register to attend: (646) 697-2274
9/16/2015 Call for Applications:
2016 Precision Medicine Pilot Awards and Fellowships
The Precision Medicine Pilot Award is a funding opportunity for research proposals focused on approaches to tailor medical care (prevention, diagnosis, and/or treatment) to the individual patient.
The Precision Medicine Fellowship aims to create the next generation of leaders in the development and application of Precision Medicine science and methods to improve public health.
Application Deadline:  Monday, November 2, 2015 by 5:00p EST
Download Pilot Award applications here and Fellowship application here.
9/04/2015 Enter the GetHealthyHeights.org Logo Contest to Win $500!

GetHealthyHeights.org (GHH) calls all Washington Heights-Inwood artists to enter the GHH Logo Contest.
GHH is a user-friendly, interactive, and multilingual website to access northern Manhattan specific health information, events, articles and videos, and directory of services.

Logo contest submissions should be creative, innovative, professional, and capture the spirit of the Get Healthy Heights mission:

Get Healthy Heights is an online community that engages people in Washington Heights-Inwood to connect, discover, and share resources to get healthy.

The winner will receive a $500 honorarium.

For more information, contest rules, and submission details, visit: http://www.gethealthyheights.org/article/get-healthy-heights-logo-contest.

Submission Deadline: Extended to 5pm on January 4, 2016
9/03/2015 Call for Applications:
Reach for the First R01 Workshop
Application Deadline: Friday, October 9, 2015
Download application
7/25/2015 GetHealthyHeights.org Launch at High Bridge Festival
Join the Irving Institute to celebrate the launch of GetHealthyHeights.org (GHH), our new health and wellness website for northern Manhattan. We will celebrate with free Zumba and samba dance classes, cooking demonstrations, health screenings, and crafts for kids!

GHH is a user-friendly, interactive, and multilingual website to access northern Manhattan specific health information, events, articles and videos, and directory of services. GHH is part of the Irving Institute’s efforts to partner with the non-profit and health care sectors to improve access to health resources in Washington Heights-Inwood.
View the schedule of GetHealthyHeights.org activities at the High Bridge Festival.

Time: 12:00 - 4:00p
Location: Highbridge Park, 173 Street and Amsterdam Avenue, NYC 10033
The GHH booth will be to the right of the main stage and across from the baseball field.

7/02/2015 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the recipients of the 2015 Imaging Core Pilot Awards.
6/24/2015 Building Capacity for and Sustaining Academic-Community Partnerships
Presenters will discuss training and funding opportunities in community based participatory research and strategies to establish and sustain partnerships. Event will conclude with a speed networking session. Event is open to researchers and community-based/non-profit organizations. View the conference agenda.
Time: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Location: Irving Institute Educational Center Classroom, PH10-405AB
622 West 168th, 10th Floor, Room 405AB, NYC 10032
Registration is free but you must register to attend.
Register to attend: 646-697-2274 or ccphreservation@columbia.edu
6/17/2015 The Irving Institute announces the 2015 Irving Scholars, who will each receive a three-year career development award:
Ali Jabbari, MD, PhD, Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Dermatology
Fay Kastrinos, MD, MPH, Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine
Krzysztof Kiryluk, MD, MS, Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine
Joanna E. Steinglass, MD, Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Nicholas Tatonetti, PhD, Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Biomedical Informatics
6/06/2015 Join the Irving Institute at Hike the Heights 11
Celebrate urban nature trails and explore the beautiful Highbridge Park along the East River trail. The Irving Institute’s Community Engagement Core Resource is leading a walk from Columbia Community Partnership for Health to the Sunken Playground at Highbridge Park. You can always meet us at the festivities area in the Sunken Playground at 11am. Bring the entire family! Remember to wear comfortable shoes, sunscreen, and a hat. Water will be provided.
Time: 10:00a
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health
390 Fort Washington Avenue between 177 and 178 Streets
Register to attend call (646) 697-2274
6/05/2015 The Irving Institute is proud to introduce the CUMC IRB Liaison Service, available to all CUMC faculty researchers and study coordinators

Expert guidance on how to:
  • Prepare protocols for IRB review
  • Respond to IRB reviews
  • Interpret IRB requests
  • Provide appropriate responses
  • Implement request changes

Open Walk-in hours on Mondays and Wednesdays

Time:
  • Mondays from 3:00PM – 4:00PM
  • Wednesdays from 10:00AM – 11:00AM

Location: Irving Institute, 622 West 168th, 10th Floor, Suite 305, NYC 10032

Click to learn more or request an appointment
5/28/2015 A new service is now available to all CUMC faculty researchers - the Clinical Data Navigator, who will assist investigators in accelerating their research with electronic patient records. The Navigator will access NYP patient data for research, formulate Tripartite Request Assessment Committee (TRAC) requests, and execute approved TRAC requests.
Click to learn more or request an appointment
5/15/2015 The Irving Institute announces a new service available to all CUMC faculty researchers and study coordinators – the CUMC IRB Liaison Service.

This service provides expert guidance on how to:
  • Prepare protocols for IRB review
  • Respond to IRB reviews
  • Interpret IRB requests
  • Provide appropriate responses
  • Implement request changes

Open Walk-in hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays

Time: 10:00 – 11:00a
Location: Irving Institute Educational Suite, 622 West 168 Street, Floor 10, Room 402, NYC 10032

Click to learn more or request an appointment
4/15/2015 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the four recipients of the 2014-15 CaMPR Phase I Awards
3/16/2015 Call for Applications:
2015 Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Awards
Application Deadline:  Friday, April 24, 2015
Award Announcements:  June 2015
Funds Available:  July 2015
Download instructions
Click here to begin an application.
3/13/2015 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the recipients of the 2015 Irving Institute/Department of Biomedical Informatics Health Practice Research Pilot Awards
1/05/2015 Call for Applications: Introduction to Community Based Participatory Research (Free Course)
Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 13, 2015, 5:00p
Course Duration: Ten, 2.5 hour sessions from 4:00-6:30p beginning March 3
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, NYC 10033
Click here for more information or download application: MS Word  PDF  
12/23/2014 Call for Nominations: 2014 Mentor of the Year Award
If you have received excellent mentoring, please consider nominating your mentor for the 2014 Mentor of the Year Award. The chosen mentor will be honored at a future CUMC event.

Nomination deadline: Friday, February 13, 2015, 9:00a EST

Visit here for more information or to submit a nomination.
12/09/2014 Call for Applications:  
2015 Irving Scholar Program
 
Application deadline: Monday, March 2, 2015
Funding Start Date: July 1, 2015
To download a full application, select the desired format: Adobe PDF MS Word
11/20/2014 Call for Applications:
2014-15 CaMPR-BASIC Award
Letter of Intent deadline: Wednesday, February 18, 2015
Full Application deadline (by invitation only): Friday, April 24, 2015
Funding Start Date – July 1, 2015
To download instructions
Click here to begin application
11/11/2014 The Community Engagement Core Resource announces the recipients of the 2014 Community Based Participatory Research Pilot Awards:

Understanding social, cultural, and religious factors influencing BRCA genetic testing in the Orthodox Jewish community
Katherine Crew, MD, MPH
Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology
College of Physicians and Surgeons

Isaac Schechter, PsyD
Executive Director
Institute for Applied Research and Community Collaboration

Trauma Recovery within Commercial Sexual Exploitation And Domestic Sex Trafficking in Young Urban Females
Joan Kearney, PhD, CS, APRN
Assistant Professor of Nursing
School of Nursing

Jessica  L. Trudeau, MPH
Program Director
Girls Educational and Mentoring Services

Using a CBPR approach to address oral health and nutrition in HDM recipients in NYC
Kavita P. Ahluwalia, DDS, MPH
Associate Professor of Dental Medicine
College of Dental Medicine

Rachel Sherrow, LCSW
Associate Executive Director & Chief of Programs and Community Affairs
Citymeals On-Wheels
10/06/2014 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the selection of sixteen recipients for the 2014 Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Pilot Awards and two recipients for the 2013-14 CaMPR Phase II Pilot Awards.
9/23/2014 Call for Applications: 
2015 Irving Institute Imaging Pilot Awards
Application deadline: Friday, December 5, 2014
Award Announcements: March 2015
Funding Start Date: April 2015
To download instructions
Click here to begin application
9/16/2014 Call for Applications:
KL2 Mentored Career Development Award

We are seeking applications from junior faculty with professorial appointments for funding to begin July 1, 2015.
Phase I Application Due Date: October 15, 2014
Phase I Selections Announced: November 1, 2014
Phase II Application Due Date (by invitation only): December 1, 2014
Click here for more information
9/03/2014 Call for Applications:
2014-15 Irving Institute
CaMPR Phase I Awards
Application deadline: Monday, November 10, 2014
Funding Start Date: January/February 2015
Download instructions.
Click here to begin an application.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend the CaMPR Planning Workshop, scheduled for Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 11:30a – 12:30p.
8/26/14 Call for Applications: 
Irving Institute/DBMI Health Practice Research Pilot Awards 
Application deadline: Monday, October 13, 2014
Award Announcements: December 2014
Funding Start Date: January 2015
Download instructions.
Click here to begin an application.

Fall 2014 Reach for the First R01 Workshop
Application deadline: Friday, September 19, 2014
Download application.
8/5/2014 Call for Applications:
Personalized Medicine Pilot Award
Application deadline: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Funding Start Date: Monday, December 1, 2014
To download a full application, select the desired format: PDF  MS Word

Personalized Medicine Fellowship
Application deadline: Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Start Date: Thursday, January 1, 2015
To download a full application, select the desired format: PDF MS Word
7/16/2014 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the recipients of the 2014 CaMPR-BASIC  Awards.
6/17/2014 The Irving Institute announces the 2014 Irving Scholars, who will each receive a three-year career development award:
Siddhartha Mukherjee, MD, PhD, DPhil, Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine
Carolyn Rodriguez, MD, PhD, Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Bret R. Rutherford,, MD, Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Anne-Catrin Uhlemann, MD, Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine
5/13/2014 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the recipients of the 2014 Imaging Core Pilot Awards.
3/18/2014 Call for Applications:
 
2014 Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office Pilot Awards
Application Deadline:  Friday, May 2, 2014
Award Announcements:  June 2014
Funds Available:  July 2014
Download instructions
Click here to begin an application.
3/14/2014 Call for Applications:  
TL1 Personalized Medicine Training Program
 
Application deadline: Monday, April 14, 2014
Funding Start Date: July 1, 2014
Click here to download a full application.
3/05/2014 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the four recipients of the 2013-14 CaMPR Phase I Awards
2/06/2014 Call for Applications:
Introduction to Community Based Participatory Research (Free Course)

Application Deadline: Friday, February 14, 2014, 5:00p
Course Duration: Biweekly from Wednesday, March 12, through Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 4:00p-6:30p
Location: Columbia Community Partnership for Health, 390 Fort Washington Avenue, NYC 10033
Click here for more information or download application: PDF  Word
1/08/2014 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the recipients of the 2014 Irving Institute/Department of Biomedical Informatics Health Practice Research Pilot Awards
12/11/2013 Call for Applications: 
2014 Irving Scholar Program 
Application deadline: Monday, March 3, 2014
Funding Start Date: June 2014
To download a full application, select the desired format: Adobe PDF MS Word
10/30/2013 Call for Applications:
2013 CaMPR-BASIC Award
Phase l - Letter of Intent due date:  Monday, December 2, 2013
Phase ll - Application due date (by invitation only):  Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Download application materials:
Instructions
Letter of Intent Form
10/09/2013 Call for Applications:
Irving Institute Imaging Core Pilot Awards  
Application deadline: Friday, December 20, 2013
Award Announcements: March 2014
To download a full application, select the desired format: PDF MS Word
9/30/2013 Call for Applications: 
K12 Mentored Career Development Program 
Phase I Application Due Date: November 1, 2013
Phase I Selections Announced: December 6, 2013
Phase II Application Due Date (by invitation only): January 6, 2014
Award Start Date: July 1, 2014
Click here for more information
9/25/2013 Call for Nominations: 
Mentor of the Year Award 
Nomination deadline: October 15, 2013

Click here for eligibility, instructions, and nomination form.
9/16/2013 Dr. Wahida Karmally, Director of the Irving Institute’s Bionutrition Core, and the NYPH/Irving Institute Team raise money and awareness at the STEP OUT - Walk to Stop Diabetes. Dr. Karmally’s team came in 2nd overall, raising more than $10,000 towards Diabetes research.

  walk

9/04/2013 Call for Applications:
2013-14 Irving Institute
CaMPR Phase I Awards
Application deadline: Monday, November 18, 2013
Award Announcements: January 2014
To download a full application, select the desired format: Adobe PDF MS Word
8/22/2013 Call for Applications:
Fall 2013 
Reach for the R01 Award
Application Due Date: Friday, September 13, 2013
Download application and mentor form
8/12/2013 The incoming and outgoing named Irving Assistant Professors were honored at this year’s annual Irving Scholars presentation. The Irving Scholar program was founded in 1987 by Herbert and Florence Irving, whose generosity and vision have been pivotal to the success of junior investigators at CUMC.
Visit here to read more about their research projects.
  https://staticapp.icpsc.com/icp/loadimage.php/mogile/936607/d9769b8691417beb0b73c654c975c542/image/jpeg                                                                                               © 2013 Michelle McClave
From left to right:  Julian Abrams, Tiziano Colibazzi, Henry N. Ginsberg, Chunhua Weng, and June Wu.
 

https://staticapp.icpsc.com/icp/loadimage.php/mogile/936607/4a802cd507ee0308c097f9c6f0b969bd/image/jpeg                                                                                              © 2013 Michelle McClave

From left to right:  Nehal Vadhan, Melissa Stockwell, Henry N. Ginsberg,
Adi Cohen, and Benjamin Lebwohl.
7/31/2013 Associate Director of the Clinical Research Resource (CRR) Adult Inpatient Unit, Michael Rosenbaum, MD, discusses the efficacy of “Fat Shaming” with CBS New York.
7/17/2013 Call for Applications: 
Irving Institute/DBMI Health Practice Research Pilot Awards 
Application deadline: Monday, September 16, 2013
Award Announcements: November 2013
Funding Start Date: December 2013
To download a full application, select the desired format: Adobe PDF MS Word
6/20/2013 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the selection of sixteen recipients for the 2013 Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Pilot Awards and two recipients for the 2012-13 CaMPR Phase II Pilot Awards.
5/15/2013 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the recipients of the 2013 Imaging Core Pilot Awards.
2/06/2013 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the recipients of the 2013 CaMPR-BASIC Awards.
12/10/2012
Elizabeth Shane, MD, Professor of Medicine, is the inaugural winner of the Irving Institute Mentor of the Year Award.

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Photographed from left to right:  Dr. Henry N. Ginsberg, Dr. Elizabeth Shane, Dr. J. Thomas Bigger, Dr. Frances Levin, Dr. Karina Davidson, and Dr. Melissa D. Begg.

In addition, three faculty members are recognized for Honorable Mention in the Mentor Award competition, Suzanne Bakken, DNSc, RN, FAAN,  Alumni Professor of the School of Nursing and Professor of Biomedical Informatics,  J. Thomas Bigger, MD, Professor of Medicine, and Frances Levin, MD, Professor of Clinical Psychiatry.
12/05/2012 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the four recipients of the 2012-13 CaMPR Phase I planning grants.
11/20/2012 Call for Applications:
Irving Institute Imaging Core Pilot Awards

Application deadline: Monday, January 14, 2013
Award Announcements: March 2013
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11/19/2012 Roger Vaughan, DrPH, Professor of Clinical Biostatistics, Interim Chair of the Department of Biostatistics, and DBR leader, has been appointed the Vice Dean for Academic Advancement.
11/16/2012 Katherine Crew, MD, MS, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, is the recipient of the Irving Institute/Department of Biomedical Informatics Health Practice Research Pilot Award for the project, “Increasing Breast Cancer Chemoprevention in the Primary Care Setting.”
10/02/2012 Call for Applications:
2012 CaMPR-BASIC Awards
Phase l - Letter of Intent Due Date: Friday, October 26, 2012
Phase ll - Application Due Date (by invitation only): Monday, December 17, 2012
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09/25/2012 Call for Nominations:
Mentor of the Year Award
Nomination deadline: October 15, 2012

Click here for eligibility, instructions, and nomination form.
09/21/2012 Call for Applications:
K12 Mentored Career Development Program
Phase I Application Due Date: November 1, 2012
Phase I Selections Announced: December 5, 2012
Phase II Application Due Date (by invitation only): January 2, 2013

Award Start Date: July 1, 2013
7/25/2012 Call for Applications: 
2012-13 Irving Institute
CaMPR Phase I Awards
Application deadline: Monday, September 17, 2012
Award Announcements: November 2012
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7/02/2012 The Community Engagement Core Resource (CECR) holds Health Information Day, a community health expo, bringing together neighborhood residents and CUMC investigators, to provide free cancer screenings and present the latest developments in cancer research.

Read more about this event.

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Photographed from left to right: Dr. Victor Grann, Dr. Rafael Lantigua, Fary De Leon, Dr. Stephen Emerson, Dr. Ana Abraido-Lanza, and Dr. Suzanne Bakken.
July 2012 The Irving Institute announces the 2012 Irving Scholars, who will each receive a three-year career development award:
Roy Alcalay, MD, MS, Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Neurology
Alex Dranovsky, MD, PhD, Florence Irving Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Andrew J. Einstein, MD, PhD, Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine
Andrew Moran, MD, MPH, Herbert Irving Assistant Professor of Medicine
June 2012 CTSA-supported research led by Donald Edmondson, PhD, Assistant Professor of Medicine and TRANSFORM KM1 IMMERSE in CER Scholar, on “PTSD in Acute Coronary Syndrome Patients” was profiled in several major media outlets including:
The New York Times
CBS New York
ABC
Cardiovascular Business
6/11/2012 Call for Applications:
Irving Institute/DBMI Health Practice Research Pilot Awards
Application deadline: Tuesday, September 4, 2012
Award Announcements: September 2012
Funding Start Date: October 1, 2012
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6/05/2012 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the selection of sixteen recipients for the 2012 Irving Institute/Clinical Trials Office (CTO) Pilot Awards and two recipients for the 2011-12 CaMPR Phase II Pilot Awards.
May 2012 Research supported by the Irving Institute is featured in the HBO documentary series “Weight of the Nation.”  Michael Rosenbaum, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Associate Director of the CRR Adult Inpatient Unit, and Rudolph Leibel, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, are featured prominently in the segment, “The Biology of Weight Loss.”  Click here to learn more.

The Irving Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of Ana Abraido-Lanza, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences, as a co-director of the Community Engagement Core Resource.

Melissa Begg, ScD, Professor of Clinical Biostatistics, Vice Dean for Education, and Co-Director of the Irving Institute, has been named Fellow in the American Statistical Association, the field of statistics’ highest honor.
5/24/2012 Irving Institute Health Literacy Day
Free Tools Every Investigator Should Know About
Panelists:
“GetHealthyHeights.org: A Web Based Tool for Community Organizations to Engage their Clients”
Rita Kukafka, DrPH, MA, Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics, Sharib Khan, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Shikha Gupta, Community League of the Heights

“Assuring that Informed Consent is Informed: Teaching Consent Administrators”
Elaine Larson, PhD, RN, Associate Dean for Research, School of Nursing, Elizabeth Cohn, RN, DNSc, Assistant Professor of Nursing, Dodi Meyer, MD, Associate Professor in Clinical Pediatrics

“VIDA!: Virtual Introduction to Dominican Americans in Washington Heights”
Camila Mateo, MD Candidate, College of Physicians and Surgeons

Time: 9:00 - 10:30a
Location: The Theater at the Armory Track & Field Center, 216 Fort Washington Avenue, NYC 10032
RSVP to Dora Ventura, dv2247@columbia.edu or (646) 697-2274
Continental breakfast will be served

Health Information Day A Free Community Event on the Latest in Cancer Research
CUMC investigators will present the latest research findings on different cancers that affect children and adults, including leukemia, breast cancer, prostate cancer, colon cancer and others. Free cancer screenings will be available as well as Spanish translation.
Time: 11:00a - 2:00p
Location: Armory Track & Field Center, 216 Fort Washington Avenue, NYC 10032
A limited number of sack lunches will be served
5/14/2012 Wahida Karmally, DrPH, RD, CDE, CLS, Director of the Bionutrition Research Core, Associate Research Scientist, and Lecturer in Dentistry has been selected by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Board of Directors to receive the 2012 Excellence in Practice – Dietetic Research Award.
3/22/2012 The Pilot and Collaborative Studies Resource announces the five recipients of the March 2012 Imaging Core Pilot Award Program.
3/1/2012 Columbia University Medical Center researchers and community leaders identify approaches for research to improve Northern Manhattan Health Outcomes. Click here to learn more.

Additional coverage:
Manhattan Times
Mailman School of Public Health
1/04/2012 Call for Applications: Spring 2012 Reach for the R01 Award
Application Due Date: Wednesday, January 18, 2012
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