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International Society of Nephrology Travel Grants for the Forefronts Symposium on Genetic Basis of Renal Disease
The deadline for Travel Grant Applications is May 24, 2014.
Abstract Submission Deadline: May 26, 2014
The International Society of Nephrology (ISN) is pleased to offer a limited number of travel grants to young nephrologists who wish to participate in the Forefronts Symposium on Genetic Basis of Renal Disease. The amount of the grant is calculated to cover travel and 3 nights' accommodation. The amounts of the grant are a set fee but they vary according to the geographical origin of recipient. The recipient will make his own travel and accommodation arrangements.
Free registration to the Symposium and social events is also included. The number of grants is limited and the applications from candidates are reviewed by the ISN and the co-chairs of the symposium. The grants will be paid AFTER the event.
Applications are open to young nephrologists from countries with emerging economies (gross national income per capita up to the "upper middle income" bracket per the World Banks criteria). Please refer to this list of emerging countries according to the World Bank Index. If your country is included on the list, you are eligible to apply for a travel grant.
Only applications from the following are considered:
ISN fellows (past or present)
Priority is given to the following applicants:
Those presenting abstracts
Those with knowledge and/or experience in the symposium topic
Those who have not received ISN travel grants before
Members of the ISN Sister Renal Center program
The following documents must be provided with your application:
Photocopy of personal identification (passport/driver’s license)
Request for Proposals: Alport Syndrome Research Funding Program 2014
The Alport Syndrome Foundation, Inc. (ASF), Macquarie, Pedersen Family and the Kidney Foundation of Canada (KFOC) are pleased to announce the availability of funding for basic science and clinical research on the natural history, biochemical basis, and treatment of Alport Syndrome. There are no geographical limitations of this funding.
The objective of this research funding program is to advance the knowledge of, develop effective treatment protocols for, and discover a cure for Alport Syndrome Foundation.
We are seeking proposals for both basic science and clinical research that will enhance understanding of the causes of this genetic disorder to advance the mission of our organizations.
Types of Proposals Sought
Funding will be provided for basic science or clinical research on Alport Syndrome. These funds may be used as seed funding for the testing of initial hypotheses and the collection of preliminary data leading to successful long-term funding by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), or other major funding institutions around the world.
It is anticipated that two research projects will be selected for funding, totaling $100,000 USD each, over a one- to two-year timeframe. Funds will be available by July 1, 2014. Successful applicants will be notified in May 2014 in accordance with the ASF, Macquarie, Pedersen Family, KFOC Alport Syndrome Research Funding Program.
Research proposals will be evaluated by an independent peer review process. Applications should be of 10–15 pages in length and must follow the instructions of the ASF, Macquarie, Pedersen Family, KFOC Alport Syndrome Research Funding Program. In general terms, detailed information about the specific aims, significance, research design and methods, personnel, facilities, and budget will be required, along with evidence of application to the relevant Institutional Review Board for any work involving human subjects or to the Animal Use and Protection Committee for any work involving animal subjects.
Research proposals will be evaluated by a joint peer review committee in accordance with the ASF, Macquarie, Pedersen Family, KFOC Research Funding Program. Based on the input from the peer review committee, two research applications will be funded.
The deadline for submission of completed research funding applications is March 17, 2014 by 5:00 pm Arizona Time/MST (no late submittals will be accepted).
For additional information, please contact:
President, Alport Syndrome Foundation, Inc.
Wim Wolfs, M.Sc., MBA
National Director of Research, The Kidney Foundation of Canada Foundation, Inc.
Telephone: 1-514-369-4806, ext. 225