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University-wide limited submission opportunity: American Diabetes Association

Feb. 12, 2015, 4:27 PM

Vanderbilt may nominate one Medical Center and one University candidate for the 2015 Pathway to Stop Diabetes awards competition. The nominee may apply for one of the following:

  • Diabetes Research Career Initiator (researchers in postdoctoral training),
  • Diabetes Research Accelerator (early-career diabetes investigators) or
  • Diabetes Research Visionary (established investigators, new to diabetes).

Diabetes Research Career Initiator Award

Award Type

Support

Term


Researchers in training transitioning to independence

Up to $1.625M total over two phases

Phase 1
(mentored)

$100,000/year maximum

2 years

Phase 2
(independent)

$325,000/year maximum

5 years

Diabetes Research Accelerator Award

Award Type

Support

Term


Early-career diabetes investigators

$1.625M total

$325,000/year

5 years

Diabetes Research Visionary Award

Award Type

Support

Term


Established investigators new to diabetes

$1.625M total

$325,000/year

5 years

Anyone interested in being considered as Vanderbilt’s nominee must submit the following (in PDF format) to LSO@vanderbilt.edu by 5 p.m. on April 29, 2015.

  1. Brief (2 page maximum) research plan including summary budget;
  2. Brief statement of support from department chair/center director;
  3. A brief CV or NIH Biosketch

Submissions should reference the program name in the subject line of the email. All applicants should verify their eligibility in advance through the sponsor website. Please review all requirements of the grant and discuss with the appropriate department chair/center director before submitting.

Once received, all proposals will be forwarded to an internal review committee that will choose the final nominee. The chosen nominee will submit a full proposal to the Foundation by the July 1, 2015 deadline.

If you have any questions about the sponsor or its interests and priorities, please contact Adele White (adele.white@vanderbilt.edu), director, foundation relations (936-1599).