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Studies Related to Respiratory Disease

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American Lung Association

Deadline Date:

12/16/21 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Description:

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Grants of $75,000 per year to researchers affiliated with a USA nonprofit institution for research studies related to respiratory diseases. Funding is intended for projects that help detect, prevent, and treat lung disease. The goal of the grant program is to support promising independent investigators who are leveraging their existing body of work to conduct basic science, behavioral, clinical, or translational research for lung health. Successful applicants are investigators with evidence of prior excellence and productivity in the early stages of their careers.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 192055

Estimated Size of Grant:

$75,000 per year

Term of Contract:

Up to two years. The second year of support is based on demonstrating satisfactory progress, as well as the availability of funding from both organizations.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The applicant must hold a doctoral degree and have a faculty appointment or equivalent with demonstrated institutional commitment (salary support, research space as evidenced by a Department Chair or equivalent letter) in a recognized U.S. academic or other nonprofit research institution. The applicant's publication record should reflect significant scientific contributions. The applicant must have held a K or R level grant in the three years prior to the application.

Individuals who have been PI on to or more large federal research grants in their career are not eligible to apply. Note that being identified as a co-investigator does not count toward this restriction.

Citizenship: At the time of application, candidates must be United States citizens or foreign nationals holding one of the following visa immigration statuses: permanent resident (Green Card), exchange visitor (J-1), temporary worker in a specialty occupation (H-1B), Canadian or Mexican citizen engaging in professional activities (TN), Australians in Specialty Occupation (E-3) or temporary worker with extraordinary abilities in the sciences (O1). At the time of application and throughout the award, an applicant must be employed by a U.S. institution.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- August 6, 2021: The new award cycle is announced; applications are available at proposalCENTRAL
- December 16, 2021: Deadline to apply (by 11:59 PM ET)
- Feb-April: Peer Review Period
- June 2022: Outcome notifications are emailed to all applicants
- July 1, 2022: Research Term Begins

Applicants are limited to submitting only one application per annual cycle. It is recommended that applicants submit projects to the appropriate Institutional Animal Care and Use of Committee (IACUC) and human subjects Institutional Review Board (IRB) at the time of application or before. Copies of the approvals must be provided to the American Lung Association prior to the start of an award.

FAQ: https://www.lung.org/research/awards-and-grants-opportunities/faq

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://proposalcentral.altum.com/

For questions about the electronic application process, email pcsupport@altum.com

Direct questions about the grants to research@lung.org

American Lung Association
1-800-586-4872

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