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LCRF Pilot Grant Program
The LCRF Pilot Grant Program supports high-risk, high-reward research projects investigating a wide variety of topics related to lung cancer. Eligible areas of research include but are not limited to:
- Improving our understanding of lung cancer biology
- Prevention and screening for early detection
- Identification of new biomarkers
- Development of more effective and safer therapies
- Mechanisms of sensitivity and resistance to lung cancer 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
These awards provide a maximum of $150,000 in funding over a period of two years to early- and mid-career investigators.
Deadline for LOI: May 1, 2020
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).