National Marfan Foundation

The deadline to apply for the National Marfan Foundation Faculty Grant Program is April, 27. The $100,000 grant is co-funded with the Canadian Marfan Association.

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

National Marfan Foundation - National Marfan Foundation/Canadian Marfan Association Faculty Grant Program

http://www.marfan.org/nm-cma-faculty-grant 

The faculty grant program supports two-year grants for basic or clinical research for all disciplines in Marfan syndrome and related disorders.

Our Scientific Advisory Board evaluates proposals and award grants with the approval of our Board of Directors.

  • We co-fund one two-year grant for $100,000 with the Canadian Marfan Association. The Canadian Marfan Association funding is provided by the Temerty Family Foundation.
  • We award an additional one or two $100,000 grants.

Eligibility criteria:

  • The principal investigator must hold an MD, DO, PhD, ScD, DDS, DVM, or equivalent degree.
  • The investigator must have proven ability to pursue independent research as evidenced by original research publications in peer-reviewed journals and hold a position of Associate Professor or above.
  • Work can be performed in the U.S. or internationally.
  • Applications must be submitted via our website.

Application Deadline: April 27, 2015

Award Announcement: October 1, 2015

Funds Available: January 1, 2016

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GRANT APPLICATION SUBMISSION

 The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. Email cfr@unc.edu or phone 919.962.3423.

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