The Catalyst Research Grant from the National Eczema Association (NEA) supports early-career eczema researchers worldwide as they make the transition to becoming independent group leaders. The grant provides seed funding to help establish a novel and promising line of eczema research, and gather a preliminary, yet meaningful body of data to carry this area of study forward. The proposed research projects should cover one of the following research priorities:
- Cutting Edge Basic & Translational Science*
- Eczema Heterogeneity: Novel Insights
- Innovations in Clinical Practice & Care
- Understanding & Alleviating Disease Burden
- Eczema Prevention
Assistant Professors (or equivalent) without current or previous NIH R funding as a Senior or Co-PI, Post-doctoral fellows, Medical Residents or Fellows, Research Associates, and Nurse Practitioners are eligible to apply. Applications are open to researchers at research institutions worldwide.
The award provides 50,000 USD for 1 year (no indirect costs).
Applications close on July 31, 2023.