SUBMISSION DEADLINE: August 19, 2021
The IU School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics is a member of the multi-institutional D
evelopmental and H
umor (DHART) SPORE program. The goal of the SPORE program is to improve the diagnosis and management of tumors arising in persons with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1) and other inherited “Rasopathy” syndromes through basic, translational, and clinical research.
IU investigators who lead the DHART SPORE program conduct their research within the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research, a national leader in childhood disease research. To learn more about the DHART SPORE program, including its cores, ongoing projects and overall approach, visit dhartspore.org.
Two funding opportunities are available via this program: the Developmental Research Program (DRP) and the Career Enhancement Program (CEP).
: Funding is available for one or two DRP projects at $50,000 - $75,000 AND two to three CEP projects at $50,000 - $70,000. Awards will be for a 12-month period.
: Proposals are accepted from clinical or basic science investigators at any DHART SPORE institution as well as from other academic institutions. See guidelines for additional eligibility criteria
Contact Information: Karrie Tolbert (Herman B Wells Center) / Kevin Shannon / Jaishiri Blakeley
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