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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:

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 19th new R03, R21, R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2 deadline:
  • February 8, 2019 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • February 12, 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:
  • February 22, 2019 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • February 26, 2019 by 5pm: final form of proposal submitted to SPA
March 12th resubmission K series deadline:
  • March 1, 2019 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • March 5, 2019 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA
March 18th resubmission R03, R21, R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2 etc. deadline:
  • March 7, 2019 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • March 11, 2019 by 5pm: final 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

14Feb
12:00 PM | University of Maryland Medical Center, OB Classroom (P6H306) - 6th Floor SPEAKER: Dr. Hannah Lane, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Pediatrics TOPIC:Beyond a “Hidden Risk Factor�: Advancing Our Understanding of Child and Adolescent Health Literacy
14Feb
5:00 PM | Office of Research Affairs NIH R15 ORA Deadline
18Feb
5:00 PM | Office of Research Affairs NIH R15 SPA Deadline
22Feb
5:00 PM | Office of Research Affairs NIH R01 and U01 resubmission ORA Deadline

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