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Overview

The Office of Research Affairs (ORA) provides support for research being conducted at the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM). The ORA serves as a "research hub" to assist faculty in expanding collaborative, innovate research that will lead to an increased number of novel competitive grant applications to a variety of funding agencies. The ORA staff provides a wide-range of services to SOM faculty.

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Grant Submission Policy & Deadlines

The SOM requires that all NIH grant front pages be submitted to the ORA by 5 pm, seven (7) business days prior to the grant deadline, and that the proposal text be submitted in final form to Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) by 5pm five (5) business days prior to the grant deadline.

Upcoming NIH Deadlines:

NIH all P, T, D, R18, U18, R25, C, G, & U September 25th deadline:

  • September 14, 2018 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • September 18, 2018 by 5pm: final form of proposal submitted to SPA

NIH new R01, U01 October 5th deadline:

  • September 26, 2018 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • September 28, 2018 by 5pm: final form of proposal submitted to SPA

NIH new K series October 12th deadline:

  • October 3, 2018 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • October 5, 2018 by 5pm: final form of proposal submitted to SPA

NIH new R03, R21, R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2 October 16th deadline:

  • October 5, 2018 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • October 9, 2018 by 5pm: final form of proposal submitted to SPA

Complete List of Deadline Dates and Policy:


News

Mohit Gilotra

UMSOM Orthopaedic Surgeons to Receive Prestigious International Research Award

A research team led by Mohit N. Gilotra, MD, assistant professor of orthopaedics at the UMSOM, will receive the prestigious 2018 Charles S. Neer Award from the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES).

Robert Reed

Study: Process Used to Select Lung Transplant Patients May Need to be Changed

With a limited number of lungs available, deciding who gets a transplant can be a matter of life or death. New research from the UMSOM suggests that the system for choosing transplant recipients in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) may underestimate how long a person might survive without a lung transplant and therefore, may mislead clinicians.


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Events

16Oct
9:00 AM | 621 W. Lombard Street, SMC Campus Center, Room 351 This session addresses some of the most difficult scenarios facing new faculty: when to say "yes" to requests for service, teaching, collaborating, etc., and when – and how- to say "no" to requests.
14Nov
8:30 AM | SMC Campus Center, Room 210 (621 W. Lombard Street) This half day workshop is designed as an introduction to grant writing for investigators with little or no experience writing an NIH or other peer-reviewed grant application.

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