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In compliance with the UMB COVID-19 Step 2 Response Policies, the Office of Research Affairs is working remotely. We are available via email and phone at our regular office numbers. Several of us are available for urgent meetings on campus if necessary.

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.

ORA Mission and Services >


Grant Submission Policy

The UMSOM requires the following:

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

Internal Grant Routing Policy
UMSOM policies and procedures for grant routing & submissions.


Upcoming NIH Deadlines

2020 Standard NIH Deadlines
A complete list of internal deadline dates for standard NIH due dates.

September 25
All P, T, D, C, G, U (except U01), etc.

  • September 16 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • September 18 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

October 5
New R01 & U01

  • September 24 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • September 28 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

October 13
New K Series

  • October 2 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • October 6 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

October 16
New R03, R21, R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2, etc.

  • October 7 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • October 9 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

November 5
R01, U01 resubmission

  • October 27 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • October 29 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

November 12
K series resubmission

  • November 3 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • November 5 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

November 16
R03, R21, R33, R34, R36, U34, UH2, etc. resubmission

  • November 5 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • November 9 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

December 8
New F series

  • December 1 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • December 1 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

December 14
New R13 & U13

  • December 3 by 5pm: all front pages submitted to ORA
  • December 7 by 5pm: final proposal submitted to SPA

 

 


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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