Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University

November 2017

Organization / Website Specialty Area / Award/Grant
Purpose / Description Target Audience / Eligibility Award / Deadline
Alpha Phi Foundation
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Cardiology

Award/Grant: Heart To Heart Grant
Supports research focusing on impacting heart disease in women Non-profit institutions 100,000

Date: 11/1/2017
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF)
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Alzheimer's/Dementia

Award/Grant: Biomarkers Development - MANDATORY LOI
Seeks to support the development and validation of novel and existing biomarkers that will enhance the design and performance of clinical trials for Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, and cognitive aging. Priority Areas: 1) Neuroimaging; 2) CSF and blood-based biomarkers; 3) Functional activity measures; 4) other novel approaches. Academic investigators seeking to create and support innovative translational programs in academic medical centers and universities. $150,000 - $300,000 per year; 1-2 years

Date: 11/17/2017
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF)
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Dementia

Award/Grant: Pre-Clinical Drug Discovery - MANDATORY LOI
The ADDF seeks to fill the critical translational funding gap between basic research and later stage drug development by funding promising preclinical drug discovery programs relevant to Alzheimer’s disease, related dementias, and cognitive aging. Priority areas include: 1) New chemical compounds for Alz Disease; 2) Preclinical Proof of Concept; 3) Repurposing. Academic investigators seeking to create and support innovative translational programs in academic medical centers and universities. $150,000 - $600,000 over 1-2 years

Date: 11/17/2017
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF)
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Dementia

Award/Grant: Prevention Beyond the Pipeline - MANDATORY LOI
Prevention Priority Areas: 1) Consortium of Cohorts for Alz Prevention Action (CAPA); 2) Comparative Effectiveness Research; 3) Cognitive Decline and Cognitive Reserve. Academic investigators seeking to create and support innovative translational programs in academic medical centers and universities. A. Epidemiological Advances: $50,000 - $100,000 (over 1-2 years); B. Preclinical Research: $150,000 - $600,000 (over 1-2 years); C. Clinical Trials: up to $1.5M (over 1-2 years)

Date: 11/17/2017
Alzheimer's Drug Discovery Foundation (ADDF)
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Dementia

Award/Grant: Program to Accelerate Clinical Trials (PACT) - MANDATORY LOI
The goal of this Request for Proposals (RFP) is to increase the number of innovative treatments tested in humans for Alzheimer's disease, related dementias, and cognitive aging. This program will fund exploratory Phase 0 microdosing studies that assess preliminary target engagement and PK, Phase I safety testing, Phase 2 biomarker-based proof-of-concept clinical trials in patients, as well as IND-enabling studies to accelerate new drugs into trials. Academic investigators seeking to create and support innovative translational programs in academic medical centers and universities. up to $1.5M

Date: 11/17/2017
American Academy of Dermatology
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Dermatology

Award/Grant: Sulzberger Institute Grant
Proposals should focus on technology-based teaching applications and further clinical education in dermatology - funds should be used to begin projects to improve patient care. Proposals from dermatologists who are members of the Academy will take preference, however, residents and fellows encouraged to apply $60k py/1-2y

Date: Anticipated: 11/15/2017
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
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Suicide Prevention Research

Award/Grant: Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Innovation Grants
Training grants designed to enable young investigators to qualify for independent careers in suicide research Investigators who have received a PhD/MD within preceding 6 years and have had no more than three years of fellowship support. Up to $104,000 over 2 years

Date: Anticipated: 11/15/2017
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
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Suicide Prevention Research

Award/Grant: Distinguished Investigator Innovation Grant
Designed to support research on suicide from a variety of disciplines: psychiatry, medicine, psychology, nursing, social work, genetics, etc. Grants are not intended to support implementation of programs without a research component Associate professor or higher Up to $125,000 over 2 years

Date: 11/15/2017
American Heart Association
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Medicine/Cardiology/Stroke

Award/Grant: Collaborative Sciences Award - MANDATORY LOI
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Date: 11/1/2016
American Heart Association
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Cardiology

Award/Grant: AHA Predoctoral Fellowship
To enhance the integrated research and clinical training of promising students who are matriculated in pre-doctoral or clinical health professional degree training programs and who intend careers as scientists, physician-scientists or other clinician-scientists, or related careers aimed at improving global cardiovascular health Must be a full-time predoctoral student who seeks research training with a sponsor/mentor prior to beginning a research career up to $53,688, over 1or 2 years

Date: 11/1/2017
American Heart Association
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Cardiology

Award/Grant: AHA Postdoctoral Fellowship
To enhance the integrated research and clinical training of postdoctoral applicants who are not yet independent. The applicant must be embedded in an appropriate research group with the mentorship, support, and relevant scientific guidance of a research sponsor. Must hold a doctoral degree and finished no more than five years postdoctoral research training - NOT intended to individuals of faculty rank (some exceptions) up to $125,120, over 1 or 2 years

Date: 11/2/2017
American Society of Nephrology/ The Oxalosis and Hyperoxaluria Foundation
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Urology - Kidney Stone Diseases/Nephrology

Award/Grant: Research Grant Program
New diagnosis, treatments and a cure for Primary Hyperoxaluria and related conditions MD, PhD, or equivalent; faculty appointment $100,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 11/1/2017
American Society of Transplantation and Immunology Research Network
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Transplantation

Award/Grant: Fellowship Research Grant
Submitted in 3 categories: basic, clinical, and translational research Fellows who have spent two years or less performing research in the areas of transplantation/immunology $50,00 for up to 2 years

Date: 11/1/2017
American Society of Transplantation and Immunology Research Network
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Transplantation

Award/Grant: Faculty Development Research Grant - (Basic, Translational, Clinical)
Intended to improve all research areas in relation to transplantation Applicant must be within 5 years of initial academic appointment; member of AST; current PI on Ro1, P01, R21 or VA Merit Award or comparable are INELIGIBLE; concurrent K-Series or R00, or two-year R56 are INELIGIBLE $50,000 per year; 1-2 years

Date: 11/1/2017
Arthroscopy Association of North America
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Orthopaedic

Award/Grant: Research Grant Program
Criteria based on scientific quality, design, and data analysis related to arthroscopy   up to $25,000

Date: Anticipated: 11/1/2017
Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration (AFTD)
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Neurology/Dementia

Award/Grant: Research Fellowship *LOI ONLY*
Supports basic, translational, clinical and epidemiological FTD research Investigators must have received PhD, MD, MD/PhD an are in years 1-3 of postdoctral training $55,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 11/14/2016
Autism Science Foundation
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Autism

Award/Grant: Post-doctoral
Special consideration for projects focused on gender issues - female protective effect, examination of female autism brain, etc. Studies focused on unaffected siblings and reoccurrence risk in offspring Spend 80% of time engaged in autism research activities; cannot hold another fellowship during award period $25,000

Date: 11/18/2017
Autism Science Foundation
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Autism

Award/Grant: Pre-doctoral
Special consideration for projects focused on gender issues - includes studies examining female protective effect, neurobiological and neuroanatomical examination of the female autism brain, diagnostic differences and challenges in females, female phenotype, and health and lifespan issues including vocational services and employment. Enrolled students in program leading to PhD, or MD/PhD; Spend 80% of time engaged in autism research activities; cannot hold another fellowship during award period $35,000

Date: 11/18/2016
Bayer Hemophilia Awards Program
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Hemophilia

Award/Grant: Early Career Investigator Award
Clinical studies, properties and delivery of clotting factor proteins, genetics, molecular aspects and mechanics of clotting factor formation Entry-level academic or clinical appointment that have earned their terminal degree within the last 10 years $100,000

Date: Anticipated: 11/30/2017; LOI only
Be the Match
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Marrow Donor

Award/Grant: Amy Strelzer Manasevit Research Program
The grant supports the research endeavors of scientists and clinicians early in their careers. Its goal is to launch these young investigators on a life-long journey to discover solutions to potentially life-threatening post-transplant complications such as infection or graft-versus-host disease. PI must be MD, PhD, DO or equivalent in a field pertinent to the award within the last 12 years; $240,000 total over 3 years

Date: Anticipated: 11/4/2017
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Global Health - Mental Health

Award/Grant: Grand Challenges Exploration: Healthy Minds for Adolescent Mothers
Seeking approaches that consider how needs of adolescents and young mothers differ from other populations, enable health and empowerment of young women, tackle main stigmas for marginalized and vulnerable 501(c) organizations $100,000 - winners can reapply for $1,000,000

Date: 11/8/2017
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Global Health

Award/Grant: Innovations for Integrated Diagnostics Systems
Technical innovations that have a measurable improvement in an integrated laboratory network, starting from sample collection, transportation, laboratory testing to return of results 501(c) organizations $100,000 - winners can reapply for $1,000,000

Date: 11/8/2017
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
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Global Health

Award/Grant: Novel Approaches for Improving Timeliness of Routine Immunization Birthdose and Healthcare Worker Skill In Low Resource Setting
Innovative ideas for improving timeliness of routine immunizations, specifically targeting those infants at risk for being left out of immunization programs from birth 501(c) organizations $100,000 - winners can reapply for $1,000,000

Date: 11/8/2017
Bright Focus Foundation
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Glaucoma

Award/Grant: National Glaucoma Research Grants
The standard award provides significant funding for researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but are often required to demonstrate additional, significant progress before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies. 501(c) organizations $150,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 11/7/2017
Cancer Research Institute
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Cancer

Award/Grant: Technology Impact Award
Aim is to advance technologies that can speed up the entire field' s efforts in developing immunotherapies that are effective for all cancer patients Assistant professor or higher $100,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 11/15/2017 LOI only
Cancer Research Institute
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Cancer Therapies - Immunotherapies

Award/Grant:Clinic and Laboratory Integration Program - LOI ONLY
Scientists working to explore clinically relevant questions aimed at the effectiveness of cancer immunotherapies. Grant supports basic, pre-clinical and translational research. Assistant professor or higher $100,000 per year; 2 years

Date: 11/1/2017
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
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MS

Award/Grant: Marilyn Hilton Award for Innovation in MS Research: Bridging Grants for Physician-Scientists
Stimulate innovation and paradigm-shifting research in progressive MS MD, DO working on MS transitioning from late postdoc training to first faculty position; must not be more than 11 years past most recent doctorate degree; must be fellow/resident/or post doc researcher and have two years of research experience at time of application. $620,000 over 5 years

Date: Anticipated: 11/14/2017
Conrad N. Hilton Foundation
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MS

Award/Grant: Pilot Innovator Grants
Particular interest in progressive MS, both Primary Progressive and Secondary Progressive PhD, MD, or equivalent, within 5-15 years of receiving most recent doctoral degree; full time research position $60,00- - $120,000 over 1-2 years

Date: Anticipated: 11/14/2017
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America*
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IBD/Crohn's Disease/Ulcerative Colitis

Award/Grant: Senior Research Awards - LOI ONLY
Proposal must be relevant to IBD/Crohn's Disease/Ulcerative colitis MD, PhD, or equivalent $115,830

Date: Anticipated: 11/1/2017
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America*
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IBD/Crohn's Disease/Ulcerative Colitis

Award/Grant:  Career Development Awards - LOI ONLY
Proposal must be relevant to IBD and contain a career development plan detailing training, mentorship, and a description of how the award will translate to independence. Applicants must hold an MD/PhD - candidates with MD must hold 5 years of experience, 2 of which must be documented research related to IBD. Applicants with PhDs must have two years of documented post-doctoral research relating to IBD. Award salary will match applicants' institutional salary, up to $52,000 per year. Fringe benefits 10% of salary or up to $13,000 and non-salary expenses up to $25,000. Maximum award: $90,000 per year.

Date: Anticipated: 11/1/2017
Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America*
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IBD/Crohn's Disease/Ulcerative Colitis

Award/Grant: Basic and Clinical Research Fellowship Award - LOI ONLY
Proposals must be related to IBD/Crohn's/Ulcerative colitis and must include a training mentoring plan MD, PhD, or equivalent; devote minimum of 90% professional time directly to project; Candidates holding M.D. degrees must have at least two years of post-doctoral experience, one of the two years must be documented research experience relevant to IBD prior to application. Candidates holding Ph.D. degrees must have at least one year of documented post-doctoral research relevant to IBD prior to application $58,250 per year; 1-3 years

Date: Anticipated: 11/1/2017
CURE Epilepsy
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Epilepsy

Award/Grant: Innovative Epilepsy Research (LOI ONLY)
Award supports highly innovative, often risky new concepts that addresses important problems related to epilepsy. The proposed research must reflect ideas substantially different from those being pursued by anyone in the field. Early or late career investigators at Assistant Professor level or above $250,000

Date: Anticipated: 11/16/2017
CURE Epilepsy
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Epilepsy

Award/Grant: CURE Epilepsy Award - LOI ONLY
Strongly encourages multidisciplinary, collaborative projects that are inclusive of investigators from fields outside epilepsy - transformative and innovative approaches that take steps to cure epilepsy Established (associate professor level or above) and early-career investigators (defined as assistant professor level) $250,000

Date: Anticipated: 16-Nov-17
DeGregorio Family Foundation
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Cancer - GI & Esophageal

Award/Grant: DeGregorio Foundation Award
Promote and facilitate collaborative research on the pathogenesis, early diagnosis, and treatment of upper gastrointestinal malignancies. Translational & bench research, pre-clinical research, basic mechanistic studies, genomic epidgenomic studies and epidemiologic studies may be supported. Faculty 250,000

Date: 11/7/2017
Foundation for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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Neurology

Award/Grant: Milbank Foundation for Psychiatric Rehabilitation after Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) or Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Research Grant
Research on a topic related to rehabilitation of injured soldiers - special consideration given to applications focused on outcomes and/or comparative effectiveness research Applicant and/pr at least one co-investigator must be a member of AAPM&R or AAP $30,000

Date: 11/1/2017
Greenwall Foundation
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Bioethics

Award/Grant: Making A Difference In Real-World Bioethics Dilemmas
Career development award to junior faculty members to carry out innovative bioethics research Applicant must be junior faculty members with a 60% appointment in a tenure series. Up to 2 applicants per university will be considered per cycle - only one award will be made per institution Supports 50% of a scholar's salary plus benefits for 3 years up to NIH salary cap. Additionally $5,000 per year for project support and travel

Date: 11/1/2017 - LOI only
Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust
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Melanoma

Award/Grant: Career Development Grant
Salary support for promising young melanoma investigators   $125,000

Date: 11/10/2017
Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust
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Melanoma

Award/Grant: Basic Science Grants
Gain new biological insights in to melanoma development or progression   $125,000

Date: 11/10/2017
Harry J. Lloyd Charitable Trust
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Melanoma

Award/Grant: Translational Research Grants
Fund clinically important melanoma research   $125,000

Date: 11/10/2017
Melanoma Research Alliance
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Melanoma

Award/Grant: Young Investigator Award for Women in Scientific Research
Project should support potential to lead transformative advances in prevention, detection, diagnosis, staging, or treatment of melanoma PI must be a woman - however, they can also apply to Young Investigator Award $75,000 per year; 3 years

Date: 11/17/2017
Melanoma Research Alliance
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Melanoma

Award/Grant: Young Investigators Awards, Established Investigator Awards, Pilot Awards
Calls for ideas that have the potential to lead to near-term clinical application in melanoma prevention, detection, diagnosis, staging, and treatment. Investigators within 4 years of their first academic faculty appointment at the level of Assistant Professor - must appoint one established investigator as a Mentor $75,000 per year; 3 years

Date: 11/17/2017
Motorneurone Disease Association (UK)
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Motorneurone Disease

Award/Grant: Biomedical Research Project Grants
Essential purpose of the grant is to support a single project designed to answer a single question/small group of related questions Must involve significant aspect of collaboration with a UK institute Up to $305,000

Date: 11/3/2017
Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation
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Neurological Surgery

Award/Grant: Research Grant
Training for neurosurgeons who are preparing for academic careers as clinician investigators Open to residents only who are preparing for academic careers as clinician investigators. 100% research time commitment $40,000

Date: 11/1/2017
Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation
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Neurological Surgery

Award/Grant: Young Clinician Investigator Award
Training applicant neurosurgeons who are preparing for academic careers as clinician investigators Junior faculty pursuing careers are clinical investigators; applicant must be neurosurgeon - no more than 2 years from end of clinical training; 50% time commitment $40,000

Date: 11/1/2017
Oxalosis & Hyperoxaluria Foundation
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Urology - Kidney Stone Diseases

Award/Grant: Research Grant Program - New diagnostics, treatments and a cure for Primary Hyperoxaluria and related conditions
Seeking research that will lead to new diagnostics, treatments, and a cure for primary Hyperoxaluria and related conditions MD, PhD, or equivalent; faculty appointment $200,000 over 2 years

Date: 11/1/2017
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
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Parkinson's Disease

Award/Grant: Stanley Fahn Junior Faculty Award - LOI ONLY
Clinical, pre-clinical or basic research proposals from promising early career scientists that will directly impact the understanding of Parkinson’s disease or its treatment. Successful projects should include novel research hypotheses of Parkinson's and be inventive in terms of methodology or approach. Applicants must generally meet NIH definition of "new investigator"; PhD, MD, or equivalent; typical applicant will hold assistant professor level position(earlier stage faculty or those with more experience will be considered) $300,000

Date: Anticipated: 11/27/2017
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
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Parkinson's Disease

Award/Grant: PDF-ABF Clinician Scientist Development Awards
Training have parkinson'ons who are preparing for academic careers as clinician investigators MD, DO, or equivalent clinical degree; must have completed residency training but be less than seven (7) years from completion; one application per department $75,000 per year; 3 years

Date: Anticipated: 11/27/2017
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
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Parkinson's Disease

Award/Grant: PDF-PSG Mentored Clinical Research Award - patient-oriented research
The grant supports new investigators for a one-year project in patient-oriented research in Parkinson’s disease or other parkinsonian disorders under the mentorship of an experienced investigator. Clinicians and scientists within 5 years of completion of formal training; fellows may apply $50,000

Date: Anticipated: 11/27/2017
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
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Parkinson's Disease

Award/Grant: Postdoctoral Fellowship for Basic Scientists
Support that provides two-year fellowships from young scientists to study research at a major institution Within 5 years of receiving PhD by time of award; must identify individual who will serve as mentor; if awarded, must commit 90% of time to PDF-funded project $100,000 over 2 years

Date: Anticipated: 11/27/2017
Parkinson's Disease Foundation
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Parkinson's Disease

Award/Grant: Postdoctoral Fellowship for Clinical Neurologists
Support for clinicians who have completed a neurology residency - salary support and an additional research allowance Must possess MD or equivalent; be within 3 years of completion of residency in neurology at time of award; applicants may NOT have their own lab and must identify an individual who will serve as a mentor; if awarded, must commit 80% of time to PDF-funded project $120,000 over 2 years

Date: Anticipated: 11/27/2017
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
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Pulmonary Fibrosis

Award/Grant: I.M Rosenzweig Junior Investigator Award - LOI ONLY
The I.M. Rosenzweig Junior Investigator Award was established to encourage researchers to maintain and enhance their interest in PF research during the early stages of their academic career.  Completed formal training within past 5 years are eligible $50,000 over 2 years

Date: Anticipated: 11/30/2017
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation
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Pulmonary Fibrosis

Award/Grant: Albert Rose Established Investigator Award - LOI ONLY
Created to allow established investigators to explore novel, innovative areas of research, the Albert Rose Established Investigator Award provides critical support to the development of new projects, and enables the investigator to pursue additional funding through the National Institutes of Health or other agencies.   $50,000 over 2 years

Date: Anticipated: 30-Nov-17
Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation
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Breast Cancer

Award/Grant: Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Grant
The foundation seeks to fund broadly across all relevant disciplines and as such focus areas can include basic, preclinical and clinical research. Doctoral degree physician scientist in early stages of research careers. up to $55,000 stipend; up to 2 years

Date: Anticipated: 12-Nov-17
Tourette Association of America
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Tourettes

Award/Grant: Basic & Clinical Research
Any study that has the potential to contribute to the treatment or understanding of TS will be considered PI must have PhD/MD and ally with professionals with advanced degrees (RN, OT, Social Work) 150000 over 2 years

Date: 11/1/2017
Transplantation and Immunology Research Network
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Transplantation

Award/Grant: Grants for Future Leaders in Transplantation
Basic, Translational, Clinical research categories - refer to RFP guidelines. Two grants from the same institution with significant scientific overlap will not be funded. Young independent investigators within first 5 years of their faculty appointment. $50,000 for one or two years

Date: 11/1/2017