The Meso Foundation: Grants for Mesothelioma

The Meso Foundation is accepting applications for research projects that may relate to benchwork, translational, or clinical research that is currently not funded. All levels and degrees of scientists are encouraged to apply. Award amount is up to $50,000 per year for up to two years. Application deadline is August 5.

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

The Meso Foundation: Grants for Mesothelioma
http://www.curemeso.org

The Meso Foundation is accepting applications for research projects that may relate to benchwork, translational or clinical research that is not currently funded. All levels and degrees of scientists are encouraged to apply. Sample project ideas include:

  • 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

Application Deadline: August 5. Applications will be reviewed by the Foundation’s Scientific Advisory Board, comprised of doctors and researchers who work in the mesothelioma field. Application Guidelines for the award. 

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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