First Funding Cycle of the Drug Discovery Initiative Registered Report (DDIRR) Awards Announced

The Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF), the largest non-governmental funder of neurofibromatosis (NF) research, and PLOS ONE, a leading peer-reviewed scientific journal, are pleased to announce the successful completion of the first funding cycle of the Drug Discovery Initiative Registered Report (DDIRR) 2017 Awards, a funder-publisher partnership integrating the Registered Reports model into the grant application process.

Neurofibromatosis Clinical Research Awards - 2018 Cycle

Jun 4, 2018, Posted in Awards, Science

The Children’s Tumor Foundation (CTF) invites all researchers to apply for a Clinical Research Award of up to $150,000 for projects involving manifestation(s) of any form of neurofibromatosis (NF). Pre-applications (Letters of Intent) are welcomed from June 4 to September 10, 2018.

Vilcek Foundation Seeking Applicants for Biomedical Research Award

Mar 7, 2018, Posted in Awards, Outside Opportunities, Science

The Vilcek Foundation is currently seeking applicants for the 2019 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science. We are accepting applications from foreign-born scientists age 38 and under from now through June 11, 2018. Three winners will each receive a $50,000 unrestricted cash prize and will be honored at an awards ceremony in New York City in April 2019.

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Young Investigator recipient Lai Man (Natalie) Wu Authors Study about MPNSTs Published in Cancer Cell

Feb 14, 2018, Posted in Awards, CTF in the News, Latest News, NF1, Published, Science

Lai Man (Natalie) Wu, PhD, of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, is first author on a recently published article in Cancer Cell. This study, funded in part by a 2017 Young Investigator Award from the Children’s Tumor Foundation, suggests ways to attack MPNSTs.

2018 Young Investigator Award Applications Opening Dec. 11

Dec 4, 2017, Posted in Awards, Science

The Pre-Application to the 2018 Young Investigator Award will be available December 11, 2017.

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