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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:

January 7th, 2019 AIDS and AIDS-related deadline:
  • January 4, 2019 by 5pm: all front pages and final documents to ORA and SPA 
January 25th P, T, D, R18, U18, R25, C, G, & U (except U01) deadline:
  • January 15, 2019 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • January 17, 2019 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA
February 5th new R01, U01 deadline:
  • January 25, 2019 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • January 29, 2019 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA
February 12th new K series deadline:
  • February 1, 2019 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • February 5, 2019 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA
February 18th new R03, R21, R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2 deadline:
  • February 7, 2019 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • February 11, 2019 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA
February 25th All R15 series deadline:
  • February 14, 2019 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • February 18, 2019 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA
March 5th resubmission R01, U01 deadline:
  • March 1, 2019 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • March 5, 2019 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

18Dec
9:00 PM | HSF II - Room 600 SPEAKER: Donald Small, MD, PhD TOPIC: FLT3 in AML: Promise, Progress and Problems *Open to SOM and UMB faculty and staff only.
4Jan
5:00 PM | Office of Research Affairs NIH AIDS related application ORA and SPA Deadline
9Jan
9:00 AM | 685 W. Baltimore St., MSTF Building, Room 316 This interactive workshop will assist faculty in identifying non-NIH sources of funding for their research.
15Jan
5:00 PM | Office of Research Affairs NIH P, T, D, R18, U18, R25, C, G, & U (except U01) ORA Deadline

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