These grants support innovative research projects focused on the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and cure of lung cancer. Research may focus on basic science, translational science, clinical research, supportive care, or quality of care or outcomes.
The Lung Cancer Research Foundation invites applications for its research grants. Eligible topics include:
- improving the understanding of lung cancer biology;
- prevention and screening for early detection;
- identification of new biomarkers and the development of targeted therapies;
- development of more effective and safer therapies;
- psychosocial research including supportive measures for people with lung cancer and their families;
- quality of care and outcomes research.
Investigators from US and international institutions may apply. Applicants must be affiliated with a non-profit academic or research institution and must be students, fellows, young or mid-career investigators with less than 10 years’ experience since initial faculty appointment, non-tenure track researchers, staff scientists or clinicians. Senior investigators with more than 10 years’ experience are encouraged to mentor a junior team member through the application process.
Grants are worth up to USD 150,000 over two years.
Closing date: 2 July 2018