MRA Request for Proposals

Funding Agency:
Melanoma Research Alliance

The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) soliciting high-impact pre-clinical, translational, and early clinical research from scientists and clinicians around the world. The RFP calls for ideas that have the potential to lead to near-term clinical application in melanoma prevention, detection, diagnosis, staging, and treatment.

Proposals will be accepted for Pilot, Team Science, Young Investigator, and Mid-Career Awards. 

The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) soliciting high-impact pre-clinical, translational, and early clinical research from scientists and clinicians around the world. The RFP calls for ideas that have the potential to lead to near-term clinical application in melanoma prevention, detection, diagnosis, staging, and treatment.

Please note that the following Special Opportunities are available:    

  • Melanoma Detection or Prevention Mid-Career Investigator Award, jointly sponsored with the Dermatology Foundation (U.S. applicants only),
  • Radiation Oncology Young Investigator Award with ASTRO (U.S. applicants only), and
  • Immunotherapy Young Investigator Awards supported by Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS).

Deadlines:

  • October 7, 2019: Team Science Award Letters of Intent Due
  • November 18, 2019: Full Proposals Due for Mid-Career, Young Investigator, and Pilot Award Applicants
  • January 10, 2020: Full Proposals Due for Invited Team Science Applicants 

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

• MRA encourages applications from a diverse pool of investigators.

• Principal Investigators (PIs) must hold a full-time faculty appointment at the level of Assistant Professor (or equivalent) or above at an academic or other non-profit research institution within or outside the United States. Please note, however, that the ASTRO-MRA Young Investigator Award and the Dermatology Foundation-MRA Mid-Career Investigator Award are limited to U.S. applicants only. 

Funding Type

Grant

Eligibility

Faculty
Junior Faculty
Women and minorities encouraged

Category

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

External Deadline

October 7, 2019