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NIDDK Grant Number P30 DK048520

Did you use any of the Colorado NORC's cores or resources in your research? Please acknowledge support from the Colorado NORC in your publications by citing NIDDK Grant Number P30 DK048520

Example: "The project described was supported by NIDDK Grant Number P30 DK048520. Its contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the NIH."



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    Colorado NORC Retreat November 6th, 2023 The NORC Retreat 2023 will be held in the Donald E. Elliman Conference Center on November 6th. This event  provides the NORC’s members an opportunity to learn about what is happening within the Colorado NORC and beyond, as well as network with other members. Not a member of the Colorado NORC? Non-members studying and/or working in areas related to nutrition or obesity are encouraged to attend.
    Event details HERE. Register here: 
    VA Research Day September 28th, 2023 This year’s VA Research Day will take place on September 28, 2023, and we are very excited to showcase our researcher’s work. Please consider submitting an abstract to be considered for either an oral or poster presentation, using the attached form. The deadline is September 8, 2023.
    Amy Keller and Dr. Nate Wlodarchak are available for any questions.
    Women’s Health Innovation Scholar Program (WHINS)LOI Due Oct 6th, 2023  The Ludeman Family Center for Women’s Health Research has just released a call for Letters of Intent (LOI) for our Women’s Health Innovation Scholar Program (WHINS). WHINS is an internal grant mechanism of the Ludeman Center that fosters mentored research career development of early-career faculty (men and women) who wish to develop independent careers focused on women’s health or sex and gender differences research in our core areas of: Cardiovascular disease, Diabetes/metabolism, Integration of mental and physical health.
    WHINS will provide salary support of $100,000/yr for two years, with a 3rd being possible, plus $35,000 in annual project support funds to the awardee.
    See attached Request for LOI for details.
    Please visit our website for full application details and email with questions.
    NIH BECOMING A RESILIENT SCIENTIST SERIES: 2023 9/18, 10/12, 10/26, 11/09 The NIH OITE is pleased to offer a series of webinars and small group discussions to help students, post-docs, and other trainees develop the confidence and resilience you need to navigate challenging situations in school, work, and life. Trainees who attend all the webinars and four of the five small-group discussions will receive a certificate of completion. 
    Info & Registration Here: 
    NIH Application Instruction Updates – Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Costs October 5th – new application instructions Sharing this Notice about budgeting for Data Management and Sharing costs in new applications submitted on or after the October 5th due date:

    Please share it with your members and colleagues.
    NIDDK Catalyst Award Applications Due: September 28, 2023 The NIDDK Catalyst Award has been reissued. This initiative is focused on innovation and not geared toward NIDDK PIs proposing their typical R01 work. The proposals are NOT aims based, and are not to include multi-disciplinary teams like RC2s. Like the OD Pioneer Awards, the Catalyst awards do not permit multi-PI submissions; however co-investigators/collaborators can be included to provide needed expertise. To be eligible, the Catalyst PI must commit 4 CM of effort for 5 years.
    More information here:
    IMINGS AI for Precision Nutrition Pilot Program Round Two
    Proposals Due:
    Oct 2nd, 2023
    The AIMINGS AI for Precision Nutrition Pilot Program, part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Nutrition for Precision Health’s (NPH) Consortium, released a new funding opportunity. As the AI Center for the NPH consortium, AIMINGS (Artificial Intelligence, Modeling, and Informatics for Nutrition Guidance and Systems) is developing AI, machine learning (ML), Big Data methods, and other data science approaches to better understand and improve precision nutrition.
    Interested applicants are encouraged to attend the applicant webinar prior to submitting. Please continue to monitor the RFA webpage for more details on the webinar, FAQs, proposal requirements, and more.
    ComPASS program – additional opportunity Oct 23rd 2023 The NIH Common Fund has initiated an exciting new program to address health disparities associated with adverse social determinants of health. The new program is centered on supporting community-led health equity structural intervention (CHESI) projects. Full details on the program can be found here: Community Partnerships to Advance Science for Society (ComPASS) 
    As part of this program, there is an opportunity as an academic investigator to collaborate and support community organizations in their execution of structural interventions. Please see the published Notice of Intent to Publish here for upcoming details: NOT-RM-23-018 
    Note that the Common Fund project is not disease specific. Although NIDDK is not leading this program, we have internal contacts whom you may contact for additional information, if you’d like:  Miranda Broadney, MD, MPH ( & Raquel Greer MD, MHS ( Additionally, please feel free to contact the Common Fund project leadership referenced in the materials.
    Tenure-track faculty position at university of Michigan Applications Due November 1st The Department of Molecular & Integrative Physiology and the Caswell Diabetes Institute at the University of Michigan Medical School invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, with preference given to applicants seeking their first position or current assistant professors. We seek outstanding colleagues, whose research addresses cutting-edge questions in an area of physiology related to diabetes (Type 1 or Type 2), obesity, metabolism, and/or their associated disease complications, to join an inclusive and very supportive departmental community that prioritizes transformative science along with training the next generation of scientific leaders. 
    Apply here:
    Isotope Tracers in Metabolic Research course November 13-17, 2023 (Nashville, TN) Register by October 13th for this week-long course on the theory and practice of table and radioactive isotopic tracers for the study of metabolism in human, animal and cell models. Flyer attached.
    Register Here: 
    Clinical Diabetes & Endocrinology in 2024 January 20-23, 2024 The 59th Annual Clinical Diabetes and Endocrinology Institute CME Conference will address updates in hormonal contraception, transgender health guidelines, thyroid nodules, lipids, management of thyroid cancer, obesity, Cushing’s Syndrome, diabetes Type 2, and much, more. The faculty will be comprised of known experts, will offer insights, latest research, case presentations and clinical guidelines.
    More info attached. Register here: