Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award for 2010
INTERNAL SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday, January 29, 2010
The Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award
supports young physician-scientists conducting patient-oriented cancer
research. The goal is to increase the number of physicians capable of
moving seamlessly between the laboratory and the patient's bedside in
search of breakthrough treatments. The awardee will receive financial
support for three years, as well as assistance with certain research
costs such as the purchase of equipment. The Foundation will also retire
up to $100,000 of any medical school debt still owed by the awardee.
The School of Medicine has been invited to submit
three nominations for the Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award.
Interested candidates should email a complete (Adobe) PDF file of materials
for internal review to Karen Justice-White at firstname.lastname@example.org
no later than 5:00 p.m. on January 29, 2010. Doing so ensures
that the internal selection can be completed in a timely fashion and
the final nominations can be submitted to the Damon Runyon Cancer Research
Foundation by their March 1, 2010 deadline.
Required materials for internal review:
For more information on this funding opportunity:
The Lasker Foundation will offer Medical
Research Awards in three categories: Basic Medical Research,
Clinical Medical Research, and Special Achievement.
The Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research
Award honors scientists whose fundamental investigations have provided
techniques, information, or concepts contributing to the elimination
of major causes of disability and death.
The Lasker~DeBakey Clinical Medical Research
Award honors investigators whose contributions have improved the
clinical treatment of patients.
The Lasker~Koshland Special Achievement
Award in Medical Science honors scientists whose contributions to
research are of unique magnitude and have immeasurable influence on
the course of science, health, or medicine, and whose professional careers
have engendered within the biomedical community the deepest feelings
of awe and respect.
The deadline for nominations is February 1, 2010. For complete details and nomination instructions, click here: http://www.laskerfoundation.org/nominate.htm
2010 Senior Scholar Awards in Aging
The Ellison Medical Foundation is accepting Hopkins' applicants for this program to support established investigators in the development of "new, creative research programs." The total amount of the award is $150K per year for up to four years. Applicants who are interested in applying for this award "may not currently be conducting aging research or who may wish to develop new research programs in aging." Interested researchers should submit a Letter of Intent directly to the Ellison Medical Foundation by Thursday, March 4, 2010. (Current or past Senior Scholar Awardees are not eligible.) Instructions to submit a letter online are available at: http://www.ellisonfoundation.org/files/2010_Senior_Scholar_LOI_Instructions.pdf.
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