Current Grants

Pilot/Feasibility Grant Program RFP

Established Investigators - $50,000 max
Junior Investigators - $40,000 max

Fall 2018 Cycle Key Dates
Application Deadline – September 17, 2018, 2:00pm (PST)
Award Notifications - End of December 2018/Early January 2019.

The UCSF Core Center in Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine (CCMBM) provides shared facilities and services to investigators addressing scientific problems in musculoskeletal biology and medicine to improve efficiency, accelerate the pace of research, and ensure greater productivity.

The UCSF CCMBM is currently accepting applications for its Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program. Research topics should be translational in nature and related to musculoskeletal disease. If you have any research questions in regards to applying, please email Dezba Coughlin.

Use of funds are to be utilized in at least one of three CCMBM Research Cores - 1) Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Study Design, 2) Imaging, and 3) Skeletal Biology and Biomechanics.  Kindly consult the appropriate Core(s) contacts for guidance on the appropriateness of your application idea within the framework of the overall Center, and if you require a quote for Core consultation and/or service. 

Applications are to be submitted through the UCSF Resource Allocation Program (RAP)Established Investigators maybe awarded up to $50,000. Junior Investigators may be awarded up to $40,000. All applications are due September 17, 2018, 2:00 pm (PST). You must be a member to be eligible to apply. If you have questions regarding CCMBM membership, please email Pui Yee Law.

Applications can be found for the following categories: <<Junior Investigators>> and <<Established Investigators>>.

Tools and Technology Grants RFP - $7,500 max

Deadline has passed – applications are no longer accepted.
Award Notifications - February 2018

The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) has awarded a P30 Research Core Center in Musculoskeletal Biology and Medicine (CCMBM) to UCSF. The UCSF CCMBM provides shared facilities and services to investigators addressing scientific problems in musculoskeletal biology and medicine to improve efficiency, accelerate the pace of research, and ensure greater productivity.

​The Tools and Technology Grants mechanism is to be used specifically for CCMBM cores services to generate preliminary data, incorporate the use of new technologies into existing, funded projects, or generate data for resubmission of extramural grants.