Current Funding Opportunities
Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS) 2014 Pilot Project Program Announcement
The Yale Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (TCORS) is offering funding for pilot projects to initiate research relating to understanding tobacco additives and modified risk tobacco products through behavioral, molecular, laboratory, pharmacological, epidemiological, and economic sciences that involves humans (both clinical & epidemiological research) and animals (basic research). We are particularly interesting in studies of menthol, flavors, and e-cigarettes and studies using novel technique (e.g., neuroimaging).
Up to 5 pilot projects will be funded at the level of $25,000 to $100,000 (direct costs only), with higher levels of funding available for projects that incorporate more expensive technologies (such as neuroimaging). The project must be completed in 1 budget year.
Application Deadline: December 16, 2013
Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr., Foundation Mallinckrodt Scholars
To support early-stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of disease.
- Candidates should hold an MD and/or PhD degree and must be an Assistant or Associate Professor in the fifth to eighth year of a tenure-track position.
- Candidate may have already received independent research funding (R01 or other major awards) for other projects.
- This award is designed to move the proposed Mallinckrodt project forward to the point where R01 or other independent funding can be obtained.
- $100,000 per year for 4 years. ($400,000)
Avon Foundation Research Grant Program
Supports research projects aimed at understanding the causes of breast cancer, prevention or developing new tests to assess risk. Funds can also be requested to develop new treatments for unmet needs in breast cancer. Up to $150,000 per year for 2 years. ($300,000 maximum) An optional 3rd year can be sought during Year 2.
Application Deadline: January 31, 2014