Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation: 2017 General Research Grant

The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation (DTRF) is accepting applications to support research that will advance the current scientific knowledge about desmoid tumors and that uses cutting-edge science and creative clinical applications, in addition to novel approaches addressing potential leads based on prior research. Award amount up to $65,000 per year for at least one year. The application deadline is January 12, 2018.

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

Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation: 2017 General Research Grant
http://www.dtrf.org

The Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation (DTRF) is accepting applications to support research that will advance the current scientific knowledge about desmoid tumors and that uses cutting-edge science and creative clinical applications, in addition to novel approaches addressing potential leads based on prior research. Research proposals with additional sources of funding support are particularly desirable. Researchers must be willing to collaborate with other scientists and institutions with similar interests. Grantees must agree to participate as reviewers in DTRF’s future grant review cycle, as well as to exert best efforts to attend the annual fall International DTRF Desmoid Tumor Research Workshop. Funds may only be used for personnel, supplies, equipment, and/or services. Institutional overheard and indirect costs are not allowed. Eligible applicants must have an MD, PhD or equivalent degree and sponsorship by an Exempt Organization as defined by Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS.

 Application Deadline: January 12, 2018. Anticipated award notifications by April 2018. Application Guidelines: http://dtrf.org/apply-for-a-grant/

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to assist UNC personnel pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or call 919.962.2867.

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