Applications for this award are currently closed. Applications for the 2018 cycle will open July 2017.
The purpose of this one year, $20,000 award is to provide supplementary funding during the pilot phase of basic, translational or clinical research projects in autoimmune liver disease (e.g. autoimmune hepatitis, primary sclerosing cholangitis, primary biliary cholangitis) in preparation for future grant applications by the recipient. Projects should address focused research questions pertaining to the pathogenesis, diagnosis, management or outcome of autoimmune liver diseases in children and adults.
Award Amount: $20,000
Award Term: One year
Award Type: Basic, Translational or clinical research (pilot phase)
Application Deadline: December 1, 2016
Award Period: July 1, 2017 – June 30, 2018
One award of $20,000 will be provided for one year. Funds may only be used for salary support or technical support/laboratory supplies (excluding capital equipment) for the recipient. No indirect costs are provided. It is expected that additional funds are available to the candidate in order to carry out the proposed research.
Awards cannot be transferred to another institution without prior written approval from the AASLD Foundation.
Recipients must acknowledge the award in all publications (abstracts, manuscripts, or other documents) resulting from research performed during the tenure of this award.
Scientific progress and financial reports must be sent to the AASLD Foundation within 60 days of completion of the award.
The Liver Meeting®
The award recipient is strongly encouraged to both attend and present their work at The Liver Meeting®.
Candidates 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. The potential for the research to support the recipient in a future academic career as a physician scientist in hepatology will also be considered.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm receipt. Additionally one (1) hard copy with original signatures should be mailed to:
ATTN: Autoimmune Liver Disease Pilot Award
1001 N. Fairfax Street, Ste. 400
Alexandria, VA 22314.
To prepare your application:
Questions? Contact email@example.com.