Call for Applications --Tobacco Research

Thursday, July 27, 2017


The Tobacco-Related Disease Research Program (TRDRP) at the University of California, Office of the President, announces an open call for applications to fund research that is supported by tobacco tax revenue from Proposition 56 and Proposition 99.


Letters of Intent Due July 17 –August 21, 2017, 12 p.m. PT
Invited Full Proposals Due September 25, 2017, 12 p.m. PT

TRDRP administers the portion of state retail taxes levied on tobacco products that are designated for supporting research within California. This opportunity is open to investigators at all eligible California institutions who are engaged in health-related research.

TRDRP has broadened its current research priorities and expanded the scope to better serve the Proposition 56 mandate. The expanded priorities invite research under the following areas and encourage addressing health disparities in a crosscutting manner:
  • Tobacco-Related Health Disparities 
  • Cancer Prevention, Treatment, and Biology 
  • Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Diseases 
  • Environmental Exposure and Toxicology 
  • Neuroscience of Nicotine Addiction and Treatment 
  • Oral Diseases and Dental Health 
  • Pulmonary Biology and Lung Disease 
  • State and Local Tobacco Control Policy Research 
TRDRP will also hold two informational webinars for potential applicants onJuly 27 and August 3, 2017. Please visit our website for further
details and how to submit an application.



Please forward this announcement to any parties or listservs likely to be interested in responding to this funding opportunity. If you have received this message as a forward, and you would like to be added to our mailing list, send your name, affiliation, and preferred e-mail address totrdrp@ucop.edu.