AACR Judah Folkman Career Development Award for Angiogenesis Research

Funding Agency:
American Association for Cancer Research

The AACR Judah Folkman Career Development Award for Angiogenesis Research represents a joint effort to encourage and support a junior faculty researcher to conduct tumor angiogenesis research and establish a successful career path in this field. The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, or clinical in nature, and must substantially advance the field of tumor angiogenesis.

Deadline: July 19, 2016

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

At the start of the grant term on October 1, 2016, applicants must hold a full-time faculty position with the title of instructor, research assistant professor, assistant professor, or an equivalent full-time faculty position; have completed his or her most recent doctoral degree or medical residency within the past 11 years; have independent laboratory space as confirmed by your institution; and work at an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS, PharmD, or equivalent doctoral degree) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral or professional degree.

Employees or subcontractors of a U.S. government entity or for-profit private industry are not eligible.

Any individual who currently holds an active AACR grant may not apply. Past AACR grantees may apply if they complied with all progress and financial report requirements.  

Investigators may submit only one application for the AACR Judah Folkman Career Development Award for Angiogenesis Research but may concurrently apply for other AACR grants. However, applicants are expected to accept the first grant they are awarded. Individuals may accept and hold only one AACR grant at a time.



Funding Type



Junior Faculty


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

July 19, 2016