The Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Foundation-AACR Grant represents a joint effort to promote and support innovative cancer research. This grant is available to independent junior and senior investigators to develop new ideas and innovative approaches that have direct application and relevance to intestinal carcinoid and pancreatic neuroendocrine tumors. Proposed research may be in any discipline of basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological cancer research.
Applications are invited from researchers currently in the field as well as investigators with experience in other areas of cancer or biomedical research who have promising ideas and approaches that can be applied to NETs.
The grant provides $250,000 over two years for expenses related to the research project, which may include salary and benefits of the grant recipient and any collaborators, postdoctoral or clinical research fellows, graduate students, and research assistants, research/laboratory supplies, equipment, travel, publication charges for manuscripts that pertain directly to the funded project, and other research expenses.
AACR requires applicants to submit an electronic application by 1:00pm, US Eastern Time on Tuesday, December 13, 2016.
The grant will be awarded in March of 2017, with funding to begin in July. For more information, go to http://www.aacr.org/Funding/Pages/Funding-Detail.aspx?ItemID=33#.WDw1dHeZMdW