The mission of the Foundation is to support early stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease.
The funds are designed to provide faculty members who hold M.D. and/or Ph.D. degrees, and who are in the first to fourth year of a tenure-track position, with support to move the project forward to the point where R01 or other independent funding can be obtained. Applicants with current R01 funding should not apply.
- Amount per Award: $60,000 per year
- Duration of Award: 3 Years
- Number of Awards: 7-9 Awards per year
Deadline for Internal Review: June 15, 2015