Funding and Award Opportunities for Cancer Research

Award Name: Clinical Investigator Award
Funding Sponsor: Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation
Funding Sponsor Link:
Award Amount:

The award will provide $600,000 over three years in financial support for the investigator’s scientific needs. In addition, the Foundation will retire up to $100,000 of medical school debt owed by the awardee.

Award Deadline:

Internal UCCCC deadline: December 16, 2019 no later than 5:00pm CST

Agency deadline: February 3, 2020

Award Description:

This award supports independent young physician-scientists conducting disease-oriented research that demonstrates a high level of innovation and creativity. The goal is to support the best young physician-scientists doing work aimed at improving the practice of cancer medicine. 

Information And Eligibilty Criteria:

Click HERE to see the Clinical Investigator Award Overview

More Info:

To apply for this limited opportunity, applicants should upload the following on the Administration website:

An updated NIH biosketch

A brief (1-2 page) description of the proposed research including aims, significance of the research goals, timeline of the project, and the description of the proposal's potential to impact clinical care



Category: Limited Opportunity
Target Awardee: --- - Junior faculty