Lung Cancer Research Foundation: Research Project Grant Program

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is accepting applications for projects focused on one or more of the following areas of research: basic science, translational research, clinical research, supportive care, quality of care/outcomes. Award amount is up to $150,000 over two years. Application deadline is July 1, 2016.

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

Lung Cancer Research Foundation
http://www.lungcancerresearchfoundation.org

The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is accepting applications for projects focused on one or more of the following areas of research: basic science, translational research, clinical research, supportive care, quality of care/outcomes. Research topics of interest include:

  • Prevention and screening for early detection
  • Identification of new biomarkers and the development of targeted therapies
  • The development of next-generation chemotherapeutic agents
  • Supportive measures for people with lung cancer and their families
  • Quality of care and outcomes research

Applications are welcome from junior investigators (e.g. graduate students, medical students and postdoctoral fellows); young investigators and senior faculty (e.g. assistant, associate, or full professors), physicians or nurse researchers. The LCRF grant must be the primary source of support for the project. However, additional secondary funding (e.g. for core services support) is permitted. Institutional indirect/overhead costs are not allowed.

Application Deadline: July 1, 2016. Award decisions will be made in October 2016 with funded projects beginning November 2016. 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 919.962.2867. 

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