Funding Opportunities

All questions regarding these or any other funding opportunities should be directed to Susan Ruppert, (205) 975-0359 or sruppert@uab.edu.

Click here for a list of 2016-2017 Pilot Grant Recipients.

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The Richard A. Elkus, M.D., Eminent Scholars Program in GI Oncology Research at UAB

Richard A. Elkus, M.D., lost his battle with pancreatic cancer in 2005. In his honor, the Elkus family established the Richard A. Elkus, M.D., Eminent Scholars Program in GI Oncology Research at UAB.

 

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Applicants: The Richard A. Elkus, M.D., Eminent Scholars Program in GI Oncology Research pilot project grant program is open to all UAB faculty (Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor) leading an independent research program.
  • Purpose: To support highly meritorious scientific research in gastrointestinal cancer from the point of energy source entry to the point of waste product exit. All areas of research, from basic mechanisms to translational projects, to clinical therapeutic intervention to public health and epidemiological studies, are encouraged. This award is intended to “seed” nascent GI cancer projects that will become competitive for extramural funding with the data generated as result of receiving pilot funds.

Funding: This award is for $56,000 for a 12-month period beginning March 1, 2018.  Two applications will be funded.

 


 

Mike Slive Foundation for Prostate Cancer Research Pilot Grant Program

Left: Mike Slive, attorney, college sports executive, former commissioner of the Southeastern Conference (SEC), member of NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Committee and Prostate Cancer Survivor

Please email a three-page description of the research proposed along with your NIH Biosketch to sruppert@uab.edu.

Deadline: January 10, 2018

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants: The Mike Slive Foundation Pilot Grant Program in Prostate Cancer Research is open to all UAB Cancer Center Members and non-members holding a faculty position at any rank (Instructor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor) leading an INDEPENDENT research program

Purpose: To support highly meritorious scientific research in prostate cancer. Applications in all areas of research, including basic mechanisms, translational studies, clinical therapeutic interventions, public health and epidemiology, are encouraged. This award in intended to “seed” nascent prostate cancer projects that will become competitive for extramural funding with the data generated as a result of receiving pilot funds.

Funding: Two to three applications will be funded (minimum award $40,000) for a 12-month period beginning February 1, 2018.


 

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