RUNX1 Early Career Investigator Grant (pediatric leukemia)

The RUNX1 Early Career Investigator Grant from the Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) provides funding for early career researchers working on RUNX1-familial platelet disorder and investigating strategies that will lead to the development of therapies that will prevent the transition from pre-leukemia to leukemia for patients with RUNX1-FPD. Applicants must hold an MD, PhD, or MD/PhD or equivalent degree and be appointed as faculty (or equivalent) at an academic institution. Applicants must be within the first 5 years of their first faulty appointment. Applicants may apply for 180,000 USD over 3 years. Applications close on December 20, 2021.


Full-application closing date: 

December 20, 2021

Grant duration:

Up to 3 years

Grant amount:

Up to 180,000 USD

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