Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer

Funding Agency:
American Gastroenterological Association

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: September 13, 2023

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicants must be established as an independent investigator in the field of gastric biology.

    • MD applicants are considered “established” if seven or more years have elapsed following the completion of clinical training (GI fellowship or its equivalent) at the start date of this award (i.e., January 2023).
    • PhD applicants are considered “established” if seven or more years have elapsed following the awarding of the PhD degree and the start date of this award (i.e., January 2023).
  • Applicants for this award must hold an MD, PhD and/or equivalent degree (e.g., MBBS, MBChB, DO).
  • Applicants must hold a full‐time faculty or equivalent position at an institution in North America (United States, Canada and Mexico).
  • AGA membership is required at the time of application submission. Please visit AGA’s membership page or call 301-654-2055 for membership information.
  • Applicants performing any type of research (basic, translational, clinical) relevant to gastric cancer are eligible to apply.
  • Applicants who are physician-scientists, female or from racial/ethnic groups underrepresented in biomedical research are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • AGA Institute Governing Board members are not eligible to apply while they are actively serving on the governing board.

Amount

$100,000

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty
Women and minorities encouraged

Category

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

External Deadline

September 13, 2023