Translating Duke Health — Children’s Health & Discovery Initiative (CHDI) Pilot Research Grants

Children's Health Discovery Initiative at Duke CTSI

The Translating Duke Health (TDH) Children’s Health and Discovery Initiative (CHDI) announces a request for research proposals that investigate and positively impact child health and the trajectory of health into adulthood. Preference will be given to projects that involve a new collaboration, build a data resource that will facilitate high-impact child health research, and/or utilize existing data resources at Duke or those developed by the CHDI.

We plan to award up to four grants, each with a total budget of up to $100,000 (direct costs only) and a project duration of 1-2 years.

View the Request for Proposals


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  • Email indication of Intention to Apply: July 1, 2019 [Send to jillian.hurst@duke.edu]
  • Application Submission deadline: September 10, 2019
  • Expected cycle: November 1, 2019 - October 30, 2020

Proposals should describe:

  • A research question centered on early life influences in health and disease
  • The study population of interest
  • Data required to answer the research question
  • Unique data resources that will be used or built by the study
  • A plan for statistical/data science support, including collaborators
  • A plan for follow-on funding applications

For complete details and instructions, view the RFP