Plastic Surgery Foundation: Clinical Research Projects

The Plastic Surgery Foundation is accepting applications to support research projects that translate clinical or basic science research findings into clinically relevant advancements or tools with a high likelihood of impacting daily practice and patient care within the next few years. Award amount is up to $50,000 for up to two years. Application deadline is Dec. 1.

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

Plastic Surgery Foundation: Clinical Research Projects
http://www.thepsf.org

The Plastic Surgery Foundation is accepting applications to support research projects that translate clinical or basic science research findings into clinically relevant advancements or tools with a high likelihood of impacting daily practice and patient care within the next few years. Applications will be evaluated based upon the importance of the study question, soundness of study design, demonstration of study feasibility through preliminary/pilot data, the quality of the investigator team, and use of appropriate statistical and analytic methods. Applicants must have an MD, Do or PhD, hold a full-time clinical or research position and be an active or candidate member of ASPS (or obtain sponsorship from an Active ASPS member at the applicant’s institution). Priority will be given to applications which translate clinical or basic science research findings into clinically relevant advancements or tools with a high likelihood of impacting daily practice and patient care within the next few years.

Application Deadline: Dec. 1, 2016. Award announcements will be made by May 2017. Application Guidelines for the award: http://www.thepsf.org/research/psf-grant-funding/national-endowment-for-plastic-surgery.htm

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or phone 919-962-2867.

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