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2014 ARTrust/Mastocytosis Society Research Award in Mastocytosis and/or Mast Cell Activation
Extended Deadline Nov. 4, 2013
The ARTrust/The Mastocytosis Society (TMS) Research Award in Mastocytosis and/or Mast Cell Activation Syndrome is a collaborative effort between the ARTrust and TMS. The award program is administered by the ARTrust. The award supports research that will advance the understanding of Mastocytosis and/or Mast Cell Activation Syndrome. Funding is restricted to support studies related to mastocytosis and/or mast cell activation syndrome.
Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Education and Research Organization, Inc. (ARTrust) and The Mastocytosis Society (TMS)
This one-year award will provide $60,000/year for salary and lab expenses. Award term is July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015. Funds may not be used for institutional indirect costs.
Applicants may be at any level of research experience, however, at the time of application, the applicant must hold a MD, DO, MD/PhD or DO/PhD, have a primary faculty appointment in an allergy/immunology division/section of an academic institution, be undertaking a project related to mastocytosis and/or mast cell activation syndrome, and have completed a training fellowship.
Applicants must be independent, self-directed researchers for whom their institution must provide space and other resources customary for independent investigators. The application must convey the commitment of the institution to the applicant and the proposed research activities.
Applicants must be either certified or on track toward certification by the ABAI. Applicants must conduct their research at an allergy/immunology division or section in the United States. Applicants must be AAAAI members and a US citizen or permanent resident.
Applicants may be current recipients of NIH K08 awards but may not be current recipients of NIH R01 awards or be PI or Co-PI of a project on an NIH program project grant. Past ARTrust Award recipients are not eligible.
Preference will be given to applicants from medical centers without another ARTrust Faculty Development Award (Gail G. Shapiro Clinical Faculty Award or ARTrust Faculty Development Award) recipient at the initiation (July 2014) of this current award.