Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation: 2017 Research Fellow Award

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) is accepting applications to support researchers at the post doctorate/medical fellow or junior faculty levels working under the supervision or guidance of a research mentor in the multiple myeloma field. The goal of this initiative is to help support young investigators to begin their studies in the field of multiple myeloma while advancing the understanding of myeloma disease biology, treatment and drug resistance. Award amount is up to $75,000 for one year. The application deadline is April 25, 2017 by 5:00pm EST.

Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation: 2017 Research Fellow Award
http://www.themmrf.org

The Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (MMRF) is accepting applications to support researchers at the post doctorate/medical fellow or junior faculty levels working under the supervision or guidance of a research mentor in the multiple myeloma field. The goal of this initiative is to help support young investigators to begin their studies in the field of multiple myeloma while advancing the understanding of myeloma disease biology, treatment and drug resistance. Researchers who hold a Ph.D., M.D. or equivalent degree at the post-doctorate, clinical fellow, or junior faculty level are encouraged to apply. Post-doctorate and medical fellows applying for the award must work under the supervision of a research mentor in the multiple myeloma field. Investigators at the level of assistant professor who are beginning studies in the multiple myeloma field and are thereby applying for this award must have a research sponsor at their institution who is in the multiple myeloma field and can provide guidance to the applicant in the area of the project proposed. Research Fellow applications are reviewed by an external group of scientists who have the appropriate area of scientific expertise. Up to 10% indirect costs are allowed.

Application Deadline: April 25, 2017 by 5:00pm EST. Award notification made by September 2017 with anticipated start date around November 2017. Application Guidelines for the award: https://www.themmrf.org/wp-content/uploads/2017-MMRF-Research-Fellow-Award-Applicant-Guidelines.pdf

The UNC Office of Corporate and Foundation Relations is available to provide assistance in pursuing privately funded opportunities. If you have any questions about this funding opportunity, please email cfr@unc.edu or phone 919.962.2867.

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