St. Baldrick's Foundation: Research for Pediatric Osteosarcoma

St. Baldrick’s Foundation, with support from the Osteosarcoma Collaborative, is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) to support high-impact osteosarcoma research with a focus on moving quickly toward improvements in outcomes for patients. Projects can be investigator-initiated, intervention-oriented studies or translational research to create new therapeutic options or to develop foundational research that facilitates new therapeutic options. Award amount up to $450,000/year over a three-year period. The LOI deadline is July 2, 2018 before 5pm EST.

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

St. Baldrick's Foundation: Research for Pediatric Osteosarcoma
http://www.stbaldricks.org

Award Amount: up to $450,000/year over a three-year period
LOI Deadline: July 2, 2018 before 5pm EST. Invited full proposals due August 17, 2018
Anticipated Award Notification: October 2018
Anticipated Award Start Date: November 1, 2018
RFP Synopsis:

St. Baldrick’s Foundation, with support from the Osteosarcoma Collaborative, is accepting Letters of Intent (LOIs) to support high-impact osteosarcoma research with a focus on moving quickly toward improvements in outcomes for patients. Projects can be investigator-initiated, intervention-oriented studies or translational research to create new therapeutic options or to develop foundational research that facilitates new therapeutic options. The focus of applications may be on: (i) creating new therapeutic options for patients in the next 1 to 3 years, or (ii) high-risk, high-potential translational research with an emphasis on novel approaches which combine different fields synergistically. Cross discipline collaboration is encouraged, with each investigator’s role and responsibility clearly outlined in the proposal. Applicants should hold at least a M.D., D.O., Ph.D., or international equivalent degree by the date the award becomes effective. An institution may submit more than one application, but a researcher can only apply once as the lead Principal Investigator (PI). No institutional overhead or indirect funding is provided under the terms of the grant.

To read the full application guidelines, including detailed eligibility requirements, please visit: https://www.stbaldricks.org/file/website_content/see_the_impact/OC_RFA_Final.pdf

If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please contact Brooke Church, Senior Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations for Health Affairs, at Brooke_Church@unc.edu or (919) 962-0024. The Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations at UNC Chapel Hill is available to assist UNC personnel pursuing privately funded opportunities.

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