The purpose of the Sigma Foundation for Nursing/Jonas Philanthropies collaborative research grant, in memory of Barbara Jonas, is to support nursing research that will help improve healthcare for the most vulnerable citizens of the United States. The grant is supported by Jonas Nursing & Veterans Healthcare, the signature program of Jonas Philanthropies. Proposals for pilot and/or developmental research may be submitted for the grant.
AACR-PLGA Fund at the Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation—Research Grant to Optimize Drug Dosing Strategies for Pediatric LGA/LGG Patients
The Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation’s PLGA Fund and the AACR are proud to announce the inaugural Research Grant to Optimize Drug Dosing Strategies for Pediatric LGA/LGG Patients. This grant represents a joint effort to promote and support innovative and collaborative research focused on the most common forms of pediatric brain cancer – low grade glioma/astrocytoma.
The Young Investigator grant is a 3-year award designed to support scientists in the early stages of their research careers, such as postdoctoral or clinical fellows. Outstanding mentorship and demonstration of a career plan that shows commitment to pediatric cancer investigation are critical components of a successful application.
The Progeria Research Foundation (PRF) is the only organization in the world dedicated to discovering treatments and the cure for Progeria and its aging-related disorders. Progeria is a rare, fatal, “premature aging” disease that affects children, who die of cardiovascular disease (heart failure or stroke) at an average age of 14 years - the same diseases that affect millions of normal aging adults (atherosclerosis and stroke)
Studies on improving the use of research evidence should identify, build, and test strategies to ensure that research evidence is used in ways that benefit youth. We welcome ideas from social scientists across a range of disciplines, fields, and methodologies that can advance their own disciplines and fields and reveal insights about ways to improve the production and use of research evidence.
The Foundation’s mission is to support research to improve the lives of young people ages 5-25 in the United States. One way that the Foundation pursues this mission is by investing in high-quality field-initiated studies on reducing inequality in youth outcomes.
In collaboration with the Bia-Echo Foundation, the Global Consortium for Female Reproductive Longevity and Equality (GCRLE) is soliciting applications from investigators worldwide for two-year projects focused broadly on understanding female reproductive aging. The goal of the initiative is to foster bold, innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field.
Visionaries within the fields of pediatric oncology, pediatric surgery and influenza are invited to submit innovative ideas for a total of up to $150,000 in grant funding*; one year of residency at