Applications for this award are currently closed. Applications for the 2018 cycle will open July 2017.
The Clinical and Translational Research Awards in Liver Diseases are two-year awards of $150,000 ($75,000/year) intended to foster career development for individuals performing clinical and/or translational research in a liver-related area and who have shown commitment to excellence at an early stage of their research study. The awards ensure that a significant portion of young investigator's time is protected for research, with an overall objective of enabling young investigators to develop independent and productive research careers in liver disease.
Award Amount: $150,000 ($75,000/year)
Award Term: Two years
Award Type: Clinical and/or translational research
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Award Period: July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2019
Awards of $150,000 will be provided over two years ($75,000 per year). Funds may only be used for salary support or for technical support/laboratory supplies for the recipient. No indirect costs are provided. It is expected that additional funds are available to the investigator in order to carry out the proposed research.
Funds will be issued to the recipient's institution and are not transferable to another recipient or another institution. The AASLD Foundation must approve any award transfer to an institution other than the sponsoring institution listed on the application.
Recipients must acknowledge the award in all publications resulting from research performed during the tenure of this award. Abstracts, manuscripts, or other articles that reflect research funded by this award must acknowledge support from the AASLD Foundation.
Scientific progress and financial reports must be sent to the AASLD Foundation at the end of the first award year and within 60 days of completion of the award. Funding of the second year of the award is contingent upon receipt of first year reports.
The Liver Meeting®
The award recipient is strongly encouraged to both attend and present their work at The Liver Meeting®.
Applicants will be evaluated based upon their background, their commitment to a research career, the strength of their research project and the environment in which they will conduct this project.
Applications will be reviewed based on the written materials submitted. Incomplete applications and applications that fail to adhere strictly to the instructions (including the submission deadline and page limitations) will not be reviewed. All decisions are final.
The application deadline for this award is 11:59 pm Eastern time, December 1, 2016.
Submit your application online here. You will be sent an email confirmation that the PDF was received. If an email confirmation is not received in 2 business days, please contact email@example.com to confirm receipt. Additionally one (1) hard copy with original signatures should be mailed to:
1001 N. Fairfax Street, Ste. 400
Alexandria, VA 22314.
To prepare your application:
Questions? Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.