MD / MBBS / BDS / PhD / Not specified
Singaporean/ Permanent Resident / Foreigner
Duke University and Duke-NUS Medical School Singapore (Duke-NUS) are pleased to announce a call for proposals for collaborative research pilot projects between faculty based in Durham with those based in Singapore.
The ultimate goal of this program is the development of international research teams that advance translational and clinical research, including research on medical technologies. Translational Research is defined as research with an aim towards human application.
Specific areas of focus for Duke-NUS and its Academic Medicine partner, SingHealth, are of the following:
Inflammation and immunology
Health services research
Up to USD $100,000 will be available to the Duke PI.
Up to SGD $100,000 will be available to the Duke-NUS PI.
Awards are for one year, but a no-cost extension of an additional year would be granted upon request.
Faculty based in Durham with those based in Singapore.
For this award, Duke-NUS faculty are defined as being based primarily in Singapore, and includes investigators in SingHealth who hold an appointment with Duke-NUS.
There is only one Letter of Intent submission needed. Each Letter of Intent involves 1 Duke PI and 1 Duke-NUS PI. The PI (faculty) based in Singapore should coordinate with the faculty based in Duke Durham to ensure a single submission.
Note: SingHealth PIs are to please refer to your respective Institutional Research Administrators for guidance on internal deadlines and submission procedures set by your institutions.
Interested faculty member to submit a 1-2 page (a single PDF file) Letter of Intent describing:
the nature of the proposed project.
names of the Principal Investigators from Duke and Duke-NUS
NIH Biographical Sketches# of the Principal Investigators from Duke and Duke-NUS
# Please note that Singapore-based PIs can use the attached CV template 'Biosketch (for Singapore-based PI)' instead of the zipped file 'NIH Biosketch'.
Please refer to attached file 'Pilot Project RFP 2019' for more details.
Please submit the Letters of Intent electronically to Ms. Patricia Joseph, Director, Office for Duke-NUS Affairs, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ms Patricia Joseph (Director, Office for Duke-NUS Affairs)
All the links below require internet access.
For more information, please refer to the website here.
Descriptions of currently active research programs within SingHealth are available at:
Information on research at Duke University is available at:
For more information, please refer to attached: