Annual DeGregorio Foundation Award for Cancers of the Upper GI Tract

Funding Agency:
DeGregorio Family Foundation

The DeGregorio Family Foundation for Gastric and Esophageal Cancer (www.DeGregorio.org) is pleased to announce our annual funding opportunity for gastroesophageal malignancies.  The Foundation seeks to promote and facilitate collaborative research on the pathogenesis, early diagnosis, and treatment of upper gastrointestinal malignancies.  We support high quality, innovative, and transformative translational and bench research to improve the understanding of the biology of these diseases, identification of potential novel therapeutic targets, or in the development and evaluation of novel biomarkers for early diagnosis and treatment.  Pre-clinical research, basic mechanistic studies, genomic/epigenomic studies, as well as epidemiologic studies may also be supported.

Deadline: November 5, 2019

Before approaching the funder or submitting an application:

  • Prospective applicants from Duke University – contact Nancy Hillsman in the Office of Foundation Relations, University Development at 919-681-0469 or nancy.hillsman@duke.edu.
  • Prospective applicants from Duke Medicine – contact Anita Shirley in Foundation Relations and Corporate Giving, Duke Medicine Development and Alumni Affairs at 919-385-3117 or anita.shirley@duke.edu

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility: Investigators must be associated with an academic or medical institution possessing a tax-exempt status under section 501 (c)(3) of the IRS code. Research projects must not be funded currently under a separate mechanism.

Amount

$250,000

Amount Description

Up to $250,000 over two years will be awarded. 

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty

Category

Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

November 5, 2019