The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations has identified the following private funding opportunity:
ResMed Foundation: Clinical Research Proposals
The Foundation is accepting applications to support projects focused on the evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and management of sleep disordered breathing (SDB) and other respiratory disorders. Research areas of interest are also other morbidities that are associated with SDB, which include cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, diabetes and morbid obesity. In the cardiovascular area, there is a particular emphasis on hypertension, coronary artery disease, heart failure, and atrial fibrillation. Other areas of focus are: SDB in conjunction with occupational health safety, asthma and anesthesiology; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; and, pregnancy/preeclampsia. Specific focus is on outcomes that can influence clinical practice in the near term. Indirect costs of up to 4% will be considered. List of previous grant recipients can be found here: http://www.resmedfoundation.org/grant-recipients.php.
Application Deadline: March 15, 2017. Award notifications made by April 30, 2017. Application Guidelines for the award: http://www.resmedfoundation.org/funding/scientific-research.php.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 919.962.2867.