The Duke Funding Alert newsletter, published every Monday, provides information on all new and updated grants and fellowships added to the database during the prior week. This listserv is restricted to members of the Duke community.
LCRF Pilot Grant Program
The Lung Cancer Research Foundation’s annual pilot grant program provides funding for research focused on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer. The goal of the program is to fund innovative projects across the spectrum of basic, translational, and clinical research. We encourage applications for projects investigating a wide variety of topics including:
- Improving our understanding of lung cancer biology
- Prevention and screening for early detection
- Identification of new biomarkers and the development of targeted therapies
- Development of more effective and safer therapies
- Psychosocial research including supportive measures for people with lung cancer and their families
- Quality of care and outcomes research for the improvement of healthcare standards and overall patient outcomes
Deadline: June 14, 2019
Areas of Interest
Investigators must be affiliated with a non-profit academic or research institution and must fall into one of the following categories: • Students and fellows • Young and mid-career investigators with less than ten years’ experience since initial faculty appointment • Non-tenure track researchers, staff scientists, and clinicians (any number years of experience)
- The maximum award amount is $150,000 for a period of two years (disbursed at $75,000 per year).