NASPGHAN Foundation, NASPGHAN Foundation Young Investigator Development Award

The NASPGHAN Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, is accepting applications to support junior faculty who are NASPHGHAM members to support research activities that have the potential for evolution to an independent research career in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology or nutrition. There are two award programs offered: NASPGHAN Foundation/NASPGHAN George Ferry Young Investigator Development Award and the NASPGHAN Foundation/Nestlé Nutrition Research Young Investigator Development Award. Award amount up to $75,000 per year for two years. The application deadline is July 7, 2017.

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

NASPGHAN Foundation: NASPGHAN Foundation Young Investigator Development Awards
http://www.naspghan.org

The NASPGHAN Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, is accepting applications to support junior faculty who are NASPHGHAM members to support research activities that have the potential for evolution to an independent research career in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology or nutrition. There are two award programs offered:

  • NASPGHAN Foundation/NASPGHAN George Ferry Young Investigator Development Award: This grant is awarded to support a meritorious research project in the clinical, quality improvement, translational or basic sciences to study diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver, pancreas or nutritional disorders of children.
  • NASPGHAN Foundation/Nestlé Nutrition Research Young Investigator Development Award: This grant, generously supported by Nestlé Nutrition Institute, is awarded to support meritorious basic, quality improvement, translational or clinical research relating to nutrition in infancy, childhood or adolescence.

Investigators apply for more than one of the above grants, as long as the proposed studies adhere to all criteria for each grant. Eligible applicants must be NASPGHAM members in good standing for at least one full year and have completed training in pediatric gastroenterology after 1/1/2012 or plan to complete subspecialty residency (fellowship) training by June 30, 2017. Also, they must hold a full time faculty position and not be the principal investigator for an RO1, P01 (or similar) or CIHR operating grant at the time of the application. Recipients of US mentored grants such as a K08, K23, or equivalent Canadian and Mexican and National Foundation grants are eligible to apply, if application does not have scientific overlap. Eligible applicants cannot have received a multi-year career development award from another Foundation (or equivalent) outside of their institution and cannot currently hold another NASPGHAN Foundation grant. Indirect costs are not allowed.

Application Deadline: July 7, 2017. Application Guidelines for the award: http://www.naspghan.org/files/Investigator%20Young%202017.pdf

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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