Neurofibromatosis Research Program

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Clinical Trial Award - The proposed clinical trial is expected to begin no later than 12 months after the award date, or 18 months after the award date for FDA-regulated studie

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The vision of the FY20 NFRP is to decrease the clinical impact of NF. Toward this end, the
NFRP seeks to support innovative, high-impact research that will foster new directions for and
address neglected issues in NF research; sponsor multidisciplinary and multi-institutional
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Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program (TSCRP)

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Exploration – Hypothesis Development Award -  2 years - $150,000

Clinical Translational Research Award - 3 Years $ 6000

Description:

The FY20 Defense Appropriations Act is anticipated to provide funding to the Department of Defense Tuberous Sclerosis Complex Research Program (TSCRP) to support innovative, high-impact TSC research. As directed by the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, the Defense Health… 

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Career Catalyst Research Grants (CCR)

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Must have a doctoral degree, including MD, PhD, DrPH, DO, or equivalent; Must not have held any faculty appointment, including non-tenure and tenure track appointments combined, for more than a total of 6 years at the time of Full Application submission. Must not currently be a Principal Investigator… 

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CCR Grants provide unique opportunities for scientists who have held faculty positions for no more than six years at the time of full application to achieve research independence. CCR grants provide support for hypothesis-driven research projects that have significant potential to advance our understanding… 

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Career Development Award

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  • Have a minimum of three years of postdoctoral research experience in basic biological sciences (including at least two years abroad) and be no more than 11 years from having received a PhD. The calculation of the three and 11 years is made by comparing the date the degree was conferred with… 

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The purpose of the Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Foundation is to support the research of promising young scientists, to contribute to the creation of new areas of research in the biological sciences in Italy, and to strengthen and develop collaborative relationships between Italian scientists and those… 

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Research Support Grants

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  • Applicant must have obtained a doctoral degree.
  • Applicant oral and maxillofacial surgeon (OMS) must have completed an oral and maxillofacial surgery training program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association (CODA). If the Prinicipal Investigator… 

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Research Support Grants further the development of scientific investigators committed to problems related to oral and maxillofacial surgery. Each grant is $75,000 and is awarded to the institution.

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AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Augustyn Award in Digestive Cancer

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  • This award provides $40,000 for one year to an early career investigator who currently holds a federal or non-federal career development award devoted to conducting research related to digestive cancer.
  • Applicants must hold a full-time faculty or equivalent position at an institution… 

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The objective of this AGA Research Foundation award is to provide supplemental funding to early career investigators who have existing career development awards and are conducting research relevant to the pathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis or treatment of digestive cancer.

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Hartford-Jeste Award for Future Leaders in Geriatric Psychiatry

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  • Prize: $1,000, Plaque
  • Criteria/Eligibility: Psychiatrist who holds a position no higher than assistant professor and is no more than seven years removed from completion of a geriatric psychiatry fellowship

Description:

The Hartford-Jeste Award for Future Leaders in Geriatric Psychiatry, established in 2013, recognizes an early-career geriatric psychiatrist who has made noteworthy contributions to geriatric psychiatry through excellence in research, teaching, clinical practice, and community service and has demonstrated… 

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Harry Weaver Scholar Awards

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To submit a proposal for research support, investigators must first register with our online portal (https://nmss.fluxx.io) and complete a pre-application. Staff will review the pre-application to determine whether the research plan is appropriate and relevant to our goals.

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Harry Weaver, Ph.D., known worldwide for his contribution to neurosciences and multiple sclerosis research, was the Society's Director of Research from 1966-1977. Throughout his tenure with the Society and throughout his career, Dr. Weaver continued to encourage young investigators to enter and pursue… 

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Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowships

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Individuals must have received a MD or equivalent medical degree and; must be licensed to practice medicine in the United States. Residents who have or will have received training in one of the medical specialties relating to multiple sclerosis, and who are in the PGY3 or PGY4 stage or beyond, are eligible… 

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With the increasing number of new therapies being developed for use in MS, there is a need for physicians trained in conducting clinical trials. To this end, the Society established the Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowship Program, named in honor of its founder. Clinical trials to test the safety and efficacy… 

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Innovative Technology Experiences for Students and Teachers (ITEST)

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ITEST expects to fund between 22 and 30 awards per year depending on the type of proposal and funding level.

6 to 8 awards for Exploring Theory and Design Principles for Innovations (ETD) with durations up to three years and budgets up to $400,000;
8 to 10 awards for Developing and Testing… 


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ITEST is an applied research and development (R&D) program providing direct student learning opportunities in pre-kindergarten through high school (PreK-12). The learning opportunities are based on innovative use of technology to strengthen knowledge and interest in science, technology, engineering,… 

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