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Career Development Award

Grants to USA Emerging Medical Researchers to
Conduct Studies Addressing Pancreatic Cancer

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Pancreatic Cancer Action Network (PanCAN)

Deadline Date:

12/13/19 Midnight Eastern Standard Time


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Grants to USA junior faculty at medical and research institutions to conduct pancreatic cancer research in order to establish successful career paths in this field. The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to pancreatic cancer.

Research projects must have direct applicability and relevance to pancreatic cancer. They may be in any discipline of basic, clinical, translational or epidemiological research, and fall within at least one of the categories of the Common Scientific Outline (Biology; Etiology; Prevention; Early Detection, Diagnosis, and Prognosis; Treatment; or Cancer Control, Survivorship, and Outcomes Research.

Grant recipients not only receive financial support for their research but also join the Community for Progress built by PanCAN. This mentorship program connects grantees with leading scientists in the field. Ongoing career support activities offer opportunities for education and professional development to help keep the community of researchers committed and involved. The Community for Progress is a growing, robust and collaborative research community that is dedicated to changing the course of history for pancreatic cancer.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 161910

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Number of Grants:


Estimated Size of Grant:

The grant award is $200,000. A maximum of 10 percent may be used for indirect costs, which is part of the
total grant amount.

Term of Contract:

The grant term is two years. The grant term begins July 1, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants:
- Applicants must hold a faculty position with the title of assistant professor, instructor, research assistant professor or equivalent. Associate professors are not eligible to apply.
- Applicants must have completed their most recent doctoral degree within the past 11 years.

Ineligible applicants:
- Applicants who are/were principal investigators on major grants are not eligible to apply.
- Employees or subcontractors of a U.S. government entity or for-profit private industry are not eligible.

For more information about eligibility, see:

Pre-Application Information:

The applications are due on December 13, 2019, by Midnight Eastern Standard Time.

Funding decisions will be announced in May 2020.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

For questions, contact:
Valerie Holzherr, Manager, Research and Grant
202 772 3117

For technical issues, contact:
(703) 964-5840
Toll-free:(800) 875-2562

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