Pediatric Psoriasis Challenge Grant

Funder: The National Psoriasis Foundation

Due Date: January 19, 2018

Budget: $75,000

The National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) is seeking grant applications from graduate students, postdoctoral researchers, and researchers at similar trainee-level positions interested in conducting projects focused on psoriatic disease. The goal of this award is to support scientists at this challenging early career stage and to welcome them into the collaborative community of scientists, clinicians, and patients involved with NPF
research. Ultimately, recipients of this award are expected to be in a position to compete for future funding through NPF Discovery or Translational Research Grants and go on to establish successful longterm careers conducting psoriatic disease research.
Applications related to all aspects of psoriatic disease are strongly encouraged, including basic science, translational research, technology, epidemiology, health services, and clinical research. Prospectiveapplicants are encouraged to review recent publications and reports identifying research gaps and priorities
in psoriatic disease research.
Anticipated number of awards:
As many as seven (7) new Early Career Research Grants may be awarded in 2018. Awards are contingentupon the availability of funds and the receipt of sufficiently meritorious applications.
Budget:Applicants may request up to $50,000 (direct costs only) per year.
Project period:The project period for this Request for Proposals is one year, from August 1, 2018 – July 31, 2019.

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