A Precision Medicine Approach to Improve the Prevention, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Depression

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The California Initiative to Advance Precision Medicine (CIAPM) will award up to $9 million total across three to five independent research teams ($1.8 to $3 million per team) over a three-year project term to further understanding about the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of depression. [Working Draft]


The principles of precision medicine call for the modern application of scientific data and clinical practice toward the individualization of prevention, diagnosis, measurement, and treatment of disease and wellbeing. This funding opportunity aims to drive innovation in applying a precision medicine approach to improve clinical outcomes for patients with depression, particularly as a path to reduce health disparities.[Working Draft]

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Individual
  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

Research teams are to be co-led by community representatives and researchers. The Lead Principal Investigator must be affiliated with an
academic research institution based in California. At least one additional Principal Investigator must be affiliated with a California-based nonprofit community-based organization, patient group (e.g. advocacy organization), community clinic, or county institution that provides support to people with depression.

Important Dates

The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
3 years
Anticipated Open Date
Q1 2023

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
3 – 5
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
$1,800,000 – $3,000,000
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Yes ( see Description for details )
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State
The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)


For questions about this grant, contact:
Shannon Muir, 1-916-445-0115, shannon.muir@opr.ca.gov