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The American Lung Association Catalyst Award is a mentored award meant to support outstanding investigators on the path to independence for research into the mechanisms of lung disease and general lung biology. Preference is given to projects that are novel; innovative in design/approach; utilize modern technologies; and incorporate a multidisciplinary collaborative training plan.
The Catalyst Grant is for $50,000 per year, for up to two years. Grants are subject to annual review; the second year of support is based upon demonstration of satisfactory progress.
Successful applicants are early career faculty, on-track to pursue a career in lung health research with a mentor who has a demonstrated history of lung disease research and mentorship.
Funding: $50,000 per year, for up to two years
Application deadline: December 12, 2019 @ 8:59 PM PST.