November 28, 2023 - IU Research Impact

Supporting faculty

IU Research is investing in several projects and programs to bolster research and creative activities, including appointing Ed Dallis-Comentale to serve as the inaugural assistant vice president for arts and humanities research.

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Treating pancreatic cancer

To explore new therapies that target the critical pathways pancreatic tumors use to survive, IU’s Melvin and Bren Simon Comprehensive Cancer Center researchers Mark Kelley and Melissa Fishel have received a $2.4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute.

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A clearer future

For his work with the human eye, providing insights in both health and disease as well as new clinical interventions to remedy sight loss from common disorders, IU School of Optometry professor Donald Miller has been named a 2024 Rank Prize recipient.

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Selected limited submission funding opportunities

The U.S. Embassy Public Diplomacy Section in New Delhi, under the U.S. Department of State, has announced an open competition for organizations to carry out a series of events to provide established opinion leaders a ringside view of American-funded programs in India. The program envisages taking journalists from print, digital and broadcast outlets to see U.S. government programs in action, meet the beneficiaries of the programs and talk on-the-record with the Mission India principals about the policy or goal behind the projects.

Internal Competition (InfoReady): Internal Deadline: 12/7/23.
External Competition: External Deadline: 1/10/24.
Award: $48,000 to $80,000.
Limitation: One per IU.


The HRSA Transition for Youth with Autism and/or Epilepsy Demonstration Projects (HRSA-24-042) program seeks to advance national, state and community-level frameworks that support successful transition from child to adult serving systems for youth with autism and/or epilepsy who have complex health and social needs and require a higher level of family support and coordination (YAES). The program will implement and evaluate innovative, sustainable and scalable strategies that support and improve outcomes for YAES and their families/caregivers transitioning from child to adult serving systems.

Internal Competition (InfoReady): Internal Deadline: 1/9/24.
External Solicitation: External Deadline: 3/11/24.
Award: Up to $450,000.
Limitation: IU can only apply for funding under one opportunity, either HRSA-24-042 Transition for Youth with Autism and/or Epilepsy Demonstration Projects (DPs) or HRSA-24-041 National Coordinating Center on Transition (NCCT). One per IU.


For more limited submission funding opportunities, see the IU Research Limited Submissions website, or use Pivot to search for external funding.

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