Since 1915, the American Lung Association Research Team has made significant contributions to the fight against lung disease by revolutionizing treatment and unlocking secrets of the body's immune system. We have funded breakthroughs in the fight against tuberculosis, identified genes that cause the development of lung cancer and cystic fibrosis, and developed innovative ways to treat respiratory distress syndrome. The award is intended to support highly promising investigators with stellar track records of accomplishment, who have the potential to advance the field of lung disease science.
The American Lung Association Catalyst Award is a mentored award meant to support outstanding investigators on the path to independence for research into the mechanisms of lung disease and general
The American Lung Association Public Policy Research Award is intended to support research on and evaluation of existing public policy and programs, as well as pilot and demonstration projects that inject innovative ideas and provide evidence for the development of new public policies impacting lung health. This grant is not intended to support events, lobbying efforts, legislative meetings or briefings.
The McElhatten Foundation is seeking LOIs for their Palliative Care program area.
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Career Development Award represents an effort to encourage and support junior faculty to conduct pancreatic cancer research and establish successful career paths in this field. The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to pancreatic cancer.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation (MJFF), in collaboration with longtime partner the Edmond J. Safra Foundation, introduced The Edmond J. Safra Fellowship in Movement Disorders. By funding academic centers to train new movement disorder clinician-researchers, this program aims to develop a network of highly trained specialists to be the next generation of leaders in Parkinson’s research and clinical care.
About: This two-year, $300,000 award aims to help anesthesiologists develop the skills and preliminary data they need to become independent investigators in the field of anesthesia
The major goal of this program is to assist in the development of the careers of junior investigators committed to pursuing careers in the field of aging research. GMRF and AFAR support research projects concerned with understanding the basic mechanisms of aging rather than disease-specific research.
Sponsored by the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research, in collaboration with the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR), the "Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG)" initiative provides timely support to a small number of research projects that are relatively high risk but which offer significant promise of yielding transforming discoveries in the fundamental biology of aging.
The Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award supports independent young physician-scientists conducting disease-oriented research that demonstrates a high level of innovation and creativity. The goal is to support the best young physician-scientists doing work aimed at improving the practice of cancer medicine.
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 2020 PSCA will be awarded to an anesthesia education investigator for the purpose of modifying the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s Patient Safety Curriculum to specifically address perioperative patient safety.
The Walter Katkovsky Research Grants support research on the general topic of combining psychotherapy with a psychoactive substance that may be an over-the-counter or other legal substance or a prescription medication, where the substance is an adjunct to the psychotherapy and not the primary intervention.
The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation and The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research—Mentored Research Training Grant
The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) and The Foundation for Anesthesia Education and Research (FAER) offer the joint APSF/FAER Mentored Research Training Grant (MRTG) to develop the next generation of perioperative patient safety scientists.
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)
The Macy Faculty Scholars Program is designed to identify and nurture the careers of promising educational innovators in medicine and nursing.
The Michael J. Fox Foundation and the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) Initiative—ASAP Collaborative Research Network
The ASAP Collaborative Research Network, a program of the Aligning Science Across Parkinson’s (ASAP) initiative being implemented through The Michael J. Fox Foundation, seeks to support international, multidisciplinary, multi-institutional research teams to address key knowledge gaps in the basic disease mechanisms that contribute to Parkinson’s development and progression.
The Diversity in Innovation QuickFire Challenge offers an opportunity for U.S.-based innovators who are Black/ African American, Hispanic/ Latino, and American Indian or Alaska Native to receive funding and mentorship to advance their science.
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.