Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer

Funding Agency:
American Gastroenterological Association

The objective of this award is to support an established investigator in the field of gastric biology whose research will enhance the fundamental understanding of gastric cancer pathobiology to ultimately prevent or develop a cure for the disease. Applications that do not denote a gastric biology focus and are not responsive to this announcement will not be submitted for review.

This award provides $50,000 per year for two years (totaling $100,000) to an established investigator working on novel approaches in gastric cancer research.

Deadline: Aug. 7, 2019

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

  • Candidates must hold a full‐time faculty position at an accredited North American institution.
  • Candidates must be established as an independent investigator in the field of gastric biology.
  • AGA membership is required at the time of application submission. Please visit or call 301-654-2055, extension 651, for membership information.
  • Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.



Funding Type



Women and minorities encouraged


Medical - Basic Science
Medical - Clinical Science
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

August 7, 2019