The Child Neurology Foundation (CNF) and Child Neurology Society (CNS) announce the following research grant opportunities:
The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) is seeking nominations for its Trailblazer Prize for Clinician-Scientists. The $10,000 prize is for early-career clinician-scientists whose research is leading to “new and innovative approaches in the diagnosis, prevention, treatment or cure of diseases and/or disabilities.” Nominations are due by March 30.
The National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) announced two new funding opportunities that may be of interest to TSC researchers.
We invite researchers worldwide to apply for a Research Grant or Postdoctoral Fellowship from the TS Alliance. Letters of Intent are due by May 7, 2018.
The LGS Foundation awards seed funding to researchers studying Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome, a rare childhood-onset epilepsy.
UCSF is taking nominations for its Sandler Fellows Program for recent PhD or MD graduates.
2017 was a very productive year for advancing the science of tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC)! A very small sampling of our scientific community’s major accomplishments are highlighted below. The TS Alliance thanks all our grantees, collaborators, reviewers, conference attendees, International Scientific Advisory Board members, and Professional Advisory Board members for making these achievements possible.
The Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is considering applications on a rolling basis for their Explorer Awards. They seek proposals for “high-risk/high-impact, exploratory experiments” relevant to autism. They are especially interested in the genetics of autism and thus “encourage applications that propose research to link genetic or other ASD risk factors to molecular, cellular, circuit or behavioral mechanisms of ASD.” The maximum budget is $80,000. More information is available on their website.
American Psychological Foundation Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship
The American Psychological Foundation (APF) issued a request for applications for their Elizabeth Munsterberg Koppitz Child Psychology Graduate Student Fellowship. The call is open to doctoral students who have advanced to candidacy and are conducting research in child psychology (including child-clinical, pediatric, school, educational, and developmental psychopathology). More information about the program is available on the APF website. Applications are due by Wednesday, November 15.
The American Brain Tumor Association (ABTA) issued a request for applications for their Basic Research Fellowship Program. The call is open to postdoctoral fellows anywhere in the world pursuing careers in brain tumor research. More information about the program is available on the ABTA website. Letters of intent are due Wednesday, September 27 at noon Central.