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 14, 2018 no later than 5:00pm CST

Agency deadline: February 1, 2019

Award Description:

This award supports the most promising early career physician-scientists willing to devote their efforts to the development and application of new diagnostic approaches and therapeutic strategies for cancer and cancer prevention through clinical investigation.

Information And Eligibilty Criteria:

See RFA for eligibility details.



More Info:

To apply for this limited opportunity, applicants should submit the following to Rita Spiroff: by close of business Friday, December 14, 2018.

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

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