Sponsor Deadline
Posted: 1/12/2024

Brain Cancer Research Investigator Grant

This award is presented annually by B*CURED to a clinical doctor or research scientist whose primary focus is brain cancer research. Clinical projects are encouraged, as well as translational projects with significant clinical promise. Projects for adult and pediatric brain cancer research will be considered. 

Application Deadline: March 1, 2024

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must be full time faculty (or have a contract for such) at a research institution in North America and be undertaking the following: • Clinical or translational research, with the intention of applying for R01 NIH funding or the equivalent within five years, or • Innovative research to bridge from bench to animal research or to acquire preclinical data from animal models. 

Amount Description

The term of the grant is one year. The award will be for $50,000 and will be given in two installments. The first installment of $25,000 will be paid to the winner on or about June 1, 2024. The second installment of $25,000 will be paid six months after the start of the project, only after a satisfactory progress report (approximately three pages plus a budget review) is submitted, reviewed, and approved by the B*CURED Medical Advisory Board. This progress report will be due six months from the initial funding date. A Final Report (approximately three pages plus a budget summary) is required one year and 30 days from the date of funding.  

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