Research Grant Awards (Fanconi anemia)

The Research Grant Awards from the Fanconi Anemia Research Fund (FARF) support interdisciplinary and translational research projects that have the potential to lead to therapies that treat, control, or cure Fanconi anemia (FA). Applications are open to researchers holding a PhD, MD, or equivalent degrees, at both US and international academic, nonprofit, or for-profit institutions. Applicants … Read more

Senior Research Awards (Crohn’s & Colitis)

The Senior Research Awards from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation provide funding for established researchers working on inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) or Crohn’s disease and/or ulcerative colitis to generate sufficient preliminary data for further competitive funding. There are no restrictions on the location of research nor any citizenship/residency requirements. The Awards provide research funding of up to … Read more

2022 Pilot Award (autism research)

The 2022 Pilot Award from the Simons Foundation provides support for autism research projects that are exploratory in nature, with a novel hypothesis and the potential for great impact. Applications with research projects that link genetic or other ASD risk factors to molecular, cellular, circuit or behavioral mechanisms and have the potential to lead to novel interventions, … Read more

Venture Grants (neurodegeneration research)

The Venture Grants are funded by CurePSP to support research projects on progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) and other related neurodegenerative diseases, that have the potential to lead to clinical interventions. CurePSP is particularly interested in funding projects on PSP looking into the molecular and cellular (pathological) mechanisms that may operate also in related diseases, and translational … Read more

Career Development Awards (USA Crohn’s & Colitis)

The Career Development Awards from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation seek to promote the career development and transition to independent basic researchers working in the area of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Applicants should identify a senior investigator to act as a mentor to facilitate the transition to independence. There are no citizenship requirements but applicants must be … Read more

Bridge to Independence Award (autism researchers in USA or Canada)

The Bridge to Independence Award from the Simons Foundation supports researchers with the expertise to address complex autism-related research projects who are starting their independent research laboratories in the USA or Canada. Applicants should be Ph.D. and M.D.–holding scientists who are currently in training positions but intend to seek tenure-track research faculty positions during the … Read more

Damon Runyon Fellowship Award (cancer research)

The Damon Runyon Fellowship Award is funded by the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation for postdoctoral researchers in all cancer research, including theoretical and experimental approaches to address cancer causes, mechanisms, therapies and prevention. US candidates may choose to undertake their research globally. Non-US candidates may only conduct their research at a US institution. Award … Read more

Research Fellowship Awards (USA Crohn’s & Colitis)

The Research Fellowship Awards from the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation provides funding for postdoctoral training in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), or Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Applicants must identify a senior investigator with an established track record in IBD research; while there are no citizenship restrictions, applicants must be employed at a US-based eligible institution at the … Read more

AACR Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award

The AACR Gertrude B. Elion Cancer Research Award funded by the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) together with GlaxoSmithKline, supports junior tenure-eligible faculty worldwide working on cancer etiology, diagnosis, treatment, or prevention and may be basic, translational, or clinical in nature. Applicants must be within 11 years of completing their doctoral degree. The Award … Read more

Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award (cancer research)

The Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation seeks to fund “high-risk/high-reward”, innovative ideas that would have a significant impact on cancer prevention, diagnosis, or treatment. Research must be conducted at a US-based institution. Applicants must belong to one of the following three categories: Tenure-track Assistant Professors, Clinical Instructors / Senior Clinical Fellows, … Read more