North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS): 2016 NANETS Basic/Translational Science Investigatory Award

The North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society is accepting applications to support scientists at the end of their fellowship or beginning of their faculty appointment to pursue basic and/or translational research focused on neuroendocrine tumors. Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD, DO or equivalent degree and be in the first 5 years of a faculty appointment (instructor, research scientist or above). Award amount is up to $50,000 per year for two years. Application deadline is June 13.

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

North American Neuroendocrine Tumor Society (NANETS): 2016 NANETS Basic/Translational Science Investigator (BTSI) Award
http://www.nanets.net

NANETS, with support from the Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation and the Margie & Robert E. Peterson Foundation, is accepting applications to support scientists at the end of their fellowship or beginning of their faculty appointment to pursue basic and/or translational research focused on neuroendocrine tumors. Candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD, DO or equivalent degree and be in the first five years of a faculty appointment (instructor, research scientist or above) in an accredited medical school or other institution in North America. Eligible candidates MUST be a NANETS member. Criteria for selection will include the research proposal itself and the potential of the investigator to make future scientific and/or clinical contributions to the neuroendocrine tumor field. The research proposal should focus on research projects with the potential to directly impact and improve the traeatment of patients with neuroendocrine tumors. Appropriate projects would include (but are not limited to) studies of neuroendocrine tumor epidemiology, risk factors, clinical outcomes, novel treatment strategies, and translational research projects with clear clinical significance. The research proposal can include development of a clinical trial and/or correlative studies involving existing clinical trials. Indirect expenses are capped at five percent. Awards are made to the institution, not the individual.

Application Deadline: June 13 by 11:59pm PDT. Anticipated funding decisions will be announced by July 25 with funding dispersed to the institution no later than December 31, 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 919-962-3423. 

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