Limited submission opportunity: Edward Mallinckrodt Jr. Foundation Grant Program

Vanderbilt (VU and VUMC, collaboratively) may submit one proposal for the Edward Mallinckrodt Foundation Grant Program. The mission of the foundation is to support early stage investigators engaged in basic biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis or treatment of disease. The grant provides up to a total of $180,000 over three years and indirect costs are not allowable, but salary support is acceptable. To be eligible, investigators must hold an M.D. and/or Ph.D., must be in their first to fourth year of a tenure-track position, and must not have current R01 funding.

Anyone interested in being considered as Vanderbilt’s potential nominee must submit the following (in PDF format) to by 5 p.m. on June 6. Submissions should reference the program name in the subject line of the email.

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

Once received, all proposals will be forwarded to an internal review committee that will choose the final candidate. The chosen candidate will submit a full proposal to the foundation by its Aug. 1 deadline.

If you have any questions about the sponsor or its interests and priorities, please contact the following individuals:

VU: Hilda McMackin, research development program manager, Office of the Vice Provost for Research, (615) 875-2716

VUMC: Megan Smallwood, program manager, Office of Research, (615) 875-7529