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2019 HTRS Mentored Research Award Program
The Hemostasis and Thrombosis Research Society’s Mentored Research Award Program (HTRS MRA) provides financial support for qualified fellows or junior attending/junior faculty pursuing clinical, translational, or basic science research in hemostasis and/or thrombosis under the guidance of an experienced mentor. Research projects funded by the 2019 HTRS MRA Program will run for two years, from July 2019 through June 2021.
The deadline for Pre-proposals for the HTRS 2019 Mentored Research Award (MRA) Program has been extended to Friday, September 7, 2018. The reason the deadline has been extended is that HTRS seeks a balance between hemostasis and thrombosis applications.
Although HTRS will accept any type of application until the new deadline, we especially encourage additional hemostasis pre-proposals with a focus on congenital hemophilia or von Willebrand disease, in order to achieve a better balance between hemostasis and thrombosis applications.
CCSS Career Development Award
The CCSS Career Development Award is designed to create an opportunity for early career investigators and trainees with an interest and aptitude in childhood cancer survivorship research to develop and complete an initial research study within the Childhood Cancer Survivor Study (CCSS). This will serve as a foundation for the development of a career path that includes survivorship research. The award will allow successful applicants to discover the many scientific opportunities available through the CCSS. These include rich resources for formulation of research hypotheses through CCSS Working Groups, systematic data access, research design and analysis methodology support, and the opportunity to develop important collaborations that will help them to build their careers as survivorship researchers. Eligible projects will include studies that use existing CCSS data, or pilot studies (e.g., a survey or pilot intervention) that will be used to justify a grant application for a CCSS ancillary study.
- Junior faculty award: CCSS will award one junior faculty applicant with salary support that will allow them protected time to complete their CCSS project. The award is for a maximum of $20,000 (plus indirect costs) over a 1-year period. A portion of the funds may be used to support travel to present the project at a conference, to visit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to spend time at the CCSS Coordinating Center, to attend the CCSS Investigators’ meeting, or to visit a CCSS mentor’s host institution. Eligible junior faculty must be at the level of Assistant Professor or lower when funding begins.
- Trainee award: CCSS will offer one trainee award for up to $3,000. This award will support the trainee’s travel to present their project at the CCSS Investigators’ meeting or a conference (e.g., ASCO, SIOP, international late effects meetings), or to visit the CCSS Coordinating Center at St. Jude. The award can also be used to visit a CCSS mentor’s institution to work on the trainee’s approved CCSS project. Eligible trainees include clinical and/or post-doctoral fellows, residents, and graduate students.
Application due date: October 1, 2018
Announcement of funding: November 15, 2018
For more information and the application please visit: https://ccss.stjude.org
Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award:
The Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award supports the next generation of exceptionally creative thinkers with “high-risk/high-reward” ideas that have the potential to significantly impact our understanding of and/or approaches to the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of cancer but lack sufficient preliminary data to obtain traditional funding
Application Deadline: July 6, 2018
- Fund: The Stage 1 award will be for two years, $150,000 per year ($300,000 total) with the opportunity for up to two additional years of funding (up to four years total for $600,000). Stage 2 support for years three and four will be granted to those awardees who demonstrate progress on their proposed research during years one and two of the award. Applicants will provide a written update on their research and present their progress in person to the committee shortly before the end of the second year of the award, at which time the committee will make a decision regarding continued funding.
- Application guidelines: https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/innovation/forms
- Eligibility: https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/innovation#eligibility
Damon Runyon Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists
There are often a select few Damon Runyon and Damon Runyon-Sohn Fellows who have greatly exceeded the Foundation’s highest expectations. To catapult their research careers, the Foundation will make an additional investment in these exceptional individuals at the end of the Fellowship by selecting them as recipients of the Damon Runyon Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists.
- The award is $100,000 paid over one year and must be expended within two years of the initial award date.
- Application deadline: July 16, 2018
- Application guideline: https://www.damonrunyon.org/for-scientists/application-guidelines/breakthrough/forms
Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Translational Research Program and The Career Development Program
The Translational Research Program:
TRP puts you on the bench-to-bedside fast track when it comes to finding better treatment and cures for leukemia, lymphoma and myeloma. The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society funds new and innovative research that shows high promise for translating basic biomedical knowledge to clinical application.
- Award: Limited to a maximum of $200,000, which includes direct costs and a maximum overhead of $19,982 or 11.1 percent of direct costs per year for three years.
- Letter of Intent Phase Opens May 1, 2018
- Letter of Intent Due August 31, 2018, 3:00 PM (ET)
- Full Application Due October 31, 2018, 3:00 PM (ET)
Career Development Program - Award Categories
- Scholar : Award: $110,000 per year for five years
- Guidelines and eligibility
Scholar in Clinical Research : Award: $125,000 per year for five years
New this year: Eligibility is expanded to include any permanent, independent clinical faculty who are not on a laboratory-based, tenure-track career path. The research support requirement is expanded to include funding from any source that adequately supports the research. Protected time for research is now defined to be in the range of 20-40%. The award amount is increased to $125,000/year. Some of the award may be used for salaries of other personnel who are directly connected with the clinical research activities of the applicant.
- Eligibility Phase Open May 1, 2018
- Eligibility Determination by LLS Staff May 18 - September 7, 2018 ; Eligibility Due August 31, 2018, 3:00 PM (ET)
- Abstract Phase Open After eligibility is approved ; Abstracts Due September 14, 2018, 3:00 PM (ET)
- Reference Letters Due October 2, 2018, 3:00 PM (ET)
- Full Applications Due October 2, 2018, 3:00 PM (ET)
AACR - Research Funding Opportunities
The AACR is currently accepting applications for fellowships in translational immuno-oncology, research on the HER Family Pathway, translational or clinical sarcoma research, and for a career development award for angiogenesis research.