Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation: Mesothelioma Research Funding

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (fka: MARF) is accepting applications to support benchwork, translational or clinical research that is not presently funded and may be conducted through any not-for-profit academic, medical or research institution. Award amount is up to $50,000 per year for up to two (2) years. The application deadline is August 5, 2017.

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

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation: Mesothelioma Research Funding
http://www.curemeso.org

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (fka: MARF) is accepting applications to support benchwork, translational or clinical research that is not presently funded and may be conducted through any not-for-profit academic, medical or research institution. The Foundation encourages all levels and degrees of scientists to apply. Encouraged projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Strategies for early detection and prevention of mesothelioma;
  • Definition of targetable differences between normal and transformed mesothelium and development of novel strategies for treatment taking advantage of these targets;
  • Determination of clinical/molecular determinants for prognosis
  • Therapeutic intervention, including but not limited to:
    • Immune Response Targeted Therapy
    • Novel chemotherapeutic compounds
    • Novel radiation or surgical techniques

Applications will be reviewed by the Meso Foundation’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) comprised of doctors and researchers who work around the world within the mesothelioma field. Indirect costs are not allowed.

Application Deadline: August 5, 2017. Application Guidelines for the award: http://www.curemeso.org/site/c.duIWJfNQKiL8G/b.8578449/k.2D6B/Grants_for_Mesothelioma_Research.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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