Grant Development & Funding Opportunities

The Novel Methodologies and Pilot Studies program promotes new avenues for translational research by fostering relationships and collaborations to engage researchers and by administering the Translational Research Institute’s (TRI) pilot funding program. The TRI seeks to fund translational research at all levels from basic science to clinical trials of new therapeutics that will result in community-based interventions that improve the health of the population.

Rainmaker Consultation
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TRI Funding Opportunities
View a list of TRI’s current funding opportunities, including the three mainstay programs:

Other Funding Opportunities

Program Leadership

Samuel Michael Owens, Ph.D. | Biography
Sudhir Shah, M.D. | Biography
Bulloch_Kelly Kelly Bulloch, J.D.
Program Manager

The Translational Research Institute (TRI) at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grants UL1TR000039 and KL2TR000063. The CTSA program is led by the NIH’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS). The content of this website is solely the responsibility of UAMS and does not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH.

All publications, patents, projects, etc., resulting from the utilization of TRI resources are required to credit the TRI grant by including the NIH Funding Acknowledgment and must comply with NIH Public Access Policy.