Established Investigator Award

Funding Agency:
American Heart Association

Statement of Purpose: To support mid-career investigators with unusual promise and established records of accomplishments; candidates have a demonstrated commitment to cardiovascular or cerebrovascular science as indicated by prior publication history and scientific accomplishments. A candidate's career is expected to be in a rapid growth phase.
 

Science Focus: Research broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related clinical, translational, population or basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems, including multidisciplinary efforts.

Letter of Intent Deadline (required): Oct. 10, 2019

Agency Website

Areas of Interest

Science Focus
Research broadly related to cardiovascular function and disease and stroke, or to related clinical, basic science, bioengineering or biotechnology, and public health problems, including multidisciplinary efforts.

Disciplines
Proposals are encouraged from all basic disciplines as well as epidemiological, behavioral, community and clinical investigations that bear on cardiovascular and stroke problems.

Eligibility Requirements

At the time of application must:

  • Have M.D., Ph.D., D.O. or equivalent doctoral degree
  • Be a faculty/staff member
  • Have current national-level funding as a principal investigator (or co-PI) on an R01 grant or its equivalent (e.g., VA Merit Award, NSF Grant, or PI of a project on a Program Project Grant from NIH). NIH "K" series awards are not considered equivalent to R01.

To encourage submissions from clinical investigators, epidemiologists, and translational scientists, individuals with significant funding from national-level peer reviewed clinical and multicenter trials and/or other clinically-oriented grants will be considered (e.g., U01, UL1, and equivalent awards).

At the time of award activation must:

  • Be at least four (4) years but no more than nine (9) years (i.e., eight years and 12 months) since the first faculty/staff appointment at the assistant professor level or equivalent (including, but not limited to, research assistant professor, research scientist, staff scientist, instructor, etc.)

Amount

$400,000

Amount Description

Award: $80,000 per year, including 10 percent indirect costs (Indirect costs are not to exceed $7,273 per year)

Award Duration: Five years; non-renewable

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty
Institutional

Category

Medical
Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational
Social Sciences

External Deadline

October 10, 2019