New York Stem Cell Foundation: Innovator Awards for Early Career Investigators in Translational Stem Cell Research

The New York Stem Cell Foundation is accepting applications to support early career investigators who will explore the basic biology and translational potential of stem cells. The goal of this award is to foster bold and innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of stem cell research, and advance the understanding and use of stem cells in the development of treatments for human disease. Award amount is up to $300,000 per year for up to 5 years. The application deadline is Feb. 22, 2017.

The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity:

New York Stem Cell Foundation: Innovator Awards for Early Career Investigators in Translational Stem Cell Research
http://www.nyscf.org

The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) is accepting applications to support early career investigators who will explore the basic biology and translational potential of stem cells. The goal of this award is to foster bold and innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of stem cell research, and advance the understanding and use of stem cells in the development of treatments for human disease. Eligible applicants must have completed an MD, PhD or DPhil and be within five years of starting a faculty (professorship) or comparable position on June 1, 2017, as well as have demonstrated the ability to independently supervise staff and research, and have a publication record containing articles that are innovative and high impact. NYSCF will not fund institutional overhead. Award will go to the institution. Multiple applications from each organization are allowed.

Application Deadline: February 22, 2017 by 5:00 p.m. Awards will be announced by October 2017 and anticipated start date will be January 1, 2018. Application Guidelines for the award: http://nyscf.org/pdfs2/NYSCF%20innovator%20RFA%202017v2.pdf

If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please contact Brooke Church, Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for Health Affairs, at or 919-962-0024. The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. 

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