The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation & AACR: Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR Grant

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR Grant represents a joint effort to promote and support innovative cancer research. This grant is available to independent junior and senior investigators to develop and study new ideas and innovative approaches that have direct application and relevance to neuroendocrine tumors. Award amount is up to $250,000 over two years. The application deadline is Dec. 13.

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

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation: Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR Grant
http://www.aacr.org

The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR Grant represents a joint effort to promote and support innovative cancer research. This grant is available to independent junior and senior investigators to develop and study new ideas and innovative approaches that have direct application and relevance to neuroendocrine tumors. Proposals will be accepted for new ideas and innovative approaches that have direct application and relevance to carcinoid tumors or pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. Proposed research may be in any discipline of basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological cancer research. Applications are invited from researchers currently in the field as well as investigators with experience in other areas of cancer or biomedical research who have promising ideas and approaches that can be applied to neuroendocrine tumor research. It is anticipated that one grant will be funded. Applicants must have a doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS, PharmD, or equivalent) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral degree. Applications will be accepted from independent investigators at all levels who are affiliated with an academic, medical, or research institution anywhere in the world. AACR membership is required. Nonmembers interested in this grant opportunity must submit a satisfactory application for AACR Active Membership by Tuesday, December 13, 2016. The application will be applied to 2016 membership dues. Investigators may submit only one application for the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR Grant but may concurrently apply for other AACR grants. Postdoctoral or clinical research fellows or the equivalent who are working under the auspices of a scientific mentor are not eligible to apply.

Application Deadline: Dec. 13. Awards will be announced by March 2017 with start of grant term on July 1, 2017. Application Guidelines for the award: http://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=33#.V_wA0fkrJhG

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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