Funder: Parkinson’s Foundation/ Parkinson Study Group
Due Date: January 12, 2018
The PSG MCRA is for new investigators in patient-oriented research in Parkinson’s disease and related disorders.
The Mentored Clinical Research Award (MCRA) for new investigators is funded by a grant from the Parkinson’s Foundation (PF) to the Parkinson Study Group (PSG). The purpose of this grant is to support a new investigator for a 1-year project in patient oriented research in Parkinson’s disease or other parkinsonian disorders under the mentorship of an experienced investigator. The goal of the Award is to provide funding for an investigator with the potential to become an independent researcher. Appropriate applicants for the MCRA are clinicians and scientists who are within 5 years of having completed formal training. The applicant must identify an appropriate mentor or mentors with extensive research experience. Either the applicant or the mentor must be a member of the PSG.