Other Funding Opportunities & Awards*
SUMMARY: The Mechanisms of Liver Injury and Diseases COBRE Pilot Grants Program is requesting applications for up to $50,000 funding for a project in the area of liver health and disease. Clinical, basic and translational research projects are all encouraged. A second year of funding may be possible contingent on scientific progress and available funds.
FUNDS AVAILABLE: Up to $50,000.
ELIGIBILITY: Research must fall within the broad area of liver function and disease. Eligible Investigators must hold a faculty level appointment and meet one or more of the following criteria:
- New Investigators without previous NIH R01 funding or equivalent.
- Established investigators who have not previously worked in the Liver Disease field.
- Established investigators proposing novel work that diverges significantly from their funded research.
CONTACT: Administrative and Budget Questions: Erin Powell, Integrated Administrative Support Core Grant Specialist, 913-588-2740, (firstname.lastname@example.org). Project Eligibility and Scientific Questions: Steven Weinman, COBRE Pilot Grants Program Director (email@example.com).
Vilcek Foundation Award
SUMMARY: The Vilcek Foundation will award three prizes of $50,000 each to young (age 38 and younger), foreign-born biomedical scientists who demonstrate outstanding early achievement. Eligible work may be in basic, applied, and/or translational biomedical science.
FUNDS AVAILABLE: $50,000 unrestricted cash prize.
ELIGIBILITY: Complete eligibility requirements and online application can be found on Vilcek.org
CONTACT: If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Phuong Pham at (212) 472-2500 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. KUMC Research Institute review and approval is not required for application to this program.
*All funding opportunities listed here are separate from the INBRE.