Funder: The Leo Foundation
Due Date: January 5, 2018
The LEO Foundation supports international dermatological research projects and activities that address issues in disease understanding, disease treatment, disease awareness and patient wellbeing. Typical projects and activities are international studies, scientific symposia, science-based knowledge dissemination and awareness campaigns.
The LEO Foundation welcomes applications from projects that:
- Improve the understanding of the underlying medicinal, biological, chemical or pharmacological mechanisms of dermatological diseases and their symptoms
- Address clinical issues around people and patients who risk developing, or have developed, one or more dermatological diseases
- Enhance the understanding of dermatological diseases, the societal costs and impact on patient quality of life.
We prioritise projects that commit to sharing results with the general public, patients and healthcare professionals – for example through publication in peer-reviewed journals, oral presentations and public awareness campaigns.
We also prioritise projects with international scope and we favour projects that are based at a university or university hospital and applicants with solid, well-documented international research backgrounds.
Finally, we also accept applications for support to university-based