Unrestricted Research/Educational Grant Program
DEADLINE EXTENDED: Apply by Monday, November 4 at 5:00 p.m.
This award is intended for basic, clinical, or outcomes research related to liver disease.
Applicants must be doing research in Western Pennsylvania and be affiliated with an established University or hospital.
Students, residents, fellows, nurses, physician extenders, and faculty are eligible. CLA Board and Scientific review committee members and current awardees are NOT eligible.
December 1, 2019- December 31, 2020
This is a one-year award of $25,000. The funds can be used for either salary or direct research expense support but must be expended solely for the sponsored research project. No indirect costs will be covered.
The deadline for submission of applications is November 1, 2019 at 5:00 PM EST. Applications should be emailed to Suzanna Masartis at email@example.com Applications will be reviewed by the CLA Research Scholarship Committee. The successful applicant winner will be notified by email in December 2019.
The awardee will be expected to summarize the research at a CLA Board meeting in 2020 (date to be provided).
The application proposal shall be confined to 3 pages (Times Roman, 11 font, 1” margins) including Specific AIMs, Background and Significance, Preliminary Data, and Research Design and Methods. Figures and Tables must be included within the 3-page proposal. Your name should appear at the top of the first page along with the title of the proposal. References shall be limited to 1 additional page. An additional 1-page (or less) budget justification should be provided documenting how the funds will be spent. The proposal must have accompanying IACUC/IRB approval for animal/human research, respectively.
A NIH biosketch of the applicant (and mentor, if applicable) must be included with the proposal. (sample at http://grants.nih.gov/grants/forms/biosketch.htm).
The proposal must also be approved by the research department at the applicant’s institution.
An invoice must be presented to the CLA from the awardee’s institution to receive the check.
An end of year project report is due by January 30, 2020.
AWARD CONTACT or QUESTIONS
Suzanna Masartis at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-501-3CLA
Dr. Allan Tsung, UPMC Liver Cancer Center
The Role of Neutrophil Extracellular Traps in Nash-Related Hepatocellular Carcinoma
Dr. Tirthadipa (Dipa) Pradhan-Sundd, Dept of Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh
Molecular Mechanism of Sickle Cell Hepatic Crisis