No. Not at this time.
No. Grants are not restricted to U.S. citizens, however researchers applying should be at academic institutions / clinical research centers within the United States.
No. Residents, fellows or other trainees cannot apply as the Principle Investigator, as he or she is less likely to secure funding for a clinical trial. Trainees can apply as part of a co- or multiple-PI team, so long as the PI is a faculty member. This applies to MD fellows with commitments from their director/institution that they will be hired for a faculty position; or an MD fellow with two years left on his/her fellowship, for example.
Yes. Please indicate in the LOI that you will also be submitting a Scholar Award application to “utilize the ____ core,” for example. Budget specifics will be required only at the time of full proposal submissions (by invitation).
Yes, they are eligible to apply and as with all applications will be judged by their scientific merit.
Please email complete Letters of Intent no later than 5pm CST on Friday, November 4, 2016.
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