August Deadlines for MS Research Grants, Fellowships & Collaborative Center Awards

DEADLINES APPROACHING FOR RESEARCH GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, COLLABORATIVE CENTERS and other programs.

The National MS Society is seeking proposals for innovative research with relevance to multiple sclerosis:

Deadlines

Research grants – August 6

Mentor-Based Postdoctoral Fellowships In Rehabilitation Research – August 6

Postdoctoral Fellowships - August 13

Sylvia Lawry Physician Fellowships - August 13

MS Clinical Care Physician Fellowships – August 13

NMSS-ABF MS Clinician Scientist Development Awards - August 13

Harry Weaver Neuroscience Scholar Awards - August 13

Daniel Haughton Senior Faculty Awards - August 13

Collaborative MS Research Centers - September 4

Proposals that address five research objectives, outlined in the Society’s Strategic Goals, are a priority. Please visit our Website to obtain detailed information about these funding opportunities.

Angelman Syndrome Foundation Invites Applications for 2014 Joseph E. Wagstaff Postdoctoral Fellowship

Deadline:  October 1, 2014

The Angelman Syndrome Foundation strives to improve the lives of those with Angelman syndrome and their families by supporting research on the clinical and basic science aspects of the Angelman syndrome.

To that end, ASF seeks applications for postdoctoral fellowships in  preclinical, translational, and clinical research on all aspects of Angelman syndrome. The purpose of the award is to promote Angelman syndrome-related research by a young investigator, support novel research initiatives, and further existing Angelman-related research projects.

The amount of the award equals $55,000 per year for two years, contingent on an adequate progress report during the first year.

For complete program guidelines and application instructions, visit the ASF website.

Vasculitis Foundation Invites Proposals for Research Projects

Deadline:  August 4, 2014

The Vasculitis Foundation empowers patients with vasculitis and their family members through education, raises awareness of vasculitis in the general public and medical community, and funds research to determine the cause, develop more effective treatments, and discover the cure for all types of vasculitis.

To that end, the foundation is inviting grant proposals for pilot studies related to the treatment and/or finding a cure for the disease. The foundation hopes to support research that will lead to and provide the basis for much larger multi-year studies that would be funded by larger agencies such as the National Institutes of Health.

Grants of up to $100,000 for up to two years will be awarded for research related to etiology/pathogenesis (could include a broad range of studies of immunity, inflammation, or vascular biology); epidemiology, including genetics; diagnosis, including identification of disease subtypes; and treatment/management, including therapeutics to treat vasculitis or prevent complications, biomarkers, and psychosocial outcomes.

To ensure that the foundation can support as many investigators and as many approaches to research in vasculitis as possible, preference will be given to studies with a total budget of $50,000 or less.

For complete program guidelines, information about past grant recipients, and application instructions, visit the Vasculitis Foundation website.