Research Scholars Program in Hematology/Oncology

Funding Agency:
Gilead Sciences

The mission of the Gilead Sciences Research Scholars Program in Hematology/Oncology (the "program") is to support innovative scientific research that will advance knowledge in the field of hematology/oncology, with a focus on hematologic malignancies, and provide support for research career development. Gilead Sciences, Inc. hopes that the research supported by these awards will enhance understanding in hematology/oncology.

To that end, grants of up to $130,000 over two years will be awarded to junior faculty researchers for innovative translational research projects in hematology/oncology (with a focus on hematologic malignancies) that can be either based around a clinical trial with strong correlative science or laboratory investigation.

Deadline: September 6, 2019

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Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Hold an MD, DO, PhD, or equivalent degree at time of award
  • Be within 5 years of initial faculty appointment in association with an academic research institution in the United States or Canada at the time of application
  • Have a strong career interest in hematology/oncology, with a focus on hematologic malignancies
  • Have a research mentor with extensive experience in the field of hematology/oncology, with a focus on hematologic malignancies
  • Be able to devote at least 50% of professional time to research (versus administrative, patient care, or teaching responsibilities)
  • Be able to complete the proposed research within the 2-year award period, providing evidence (manuscript, presentation, or abstracts) for future research projects

Amount

$130,000

Funding Type

Fellowship
Grant

Eligibility

Junior Faculty

Category

Medical
Medical - Translational

External Deadline

September 6, 2019