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Special Announcement: Pilot Award Program

February 13, 2017 - 5:00 pm
2017 Integrating Special Populations Pilot Awards

Deadline: Monday, February 13, 2017

The Columbia University Medical Center Irving Institute for Clinical and Translational Research announces a new, exciting funding opportunity, the Integrating Special Populations (ISP) pilot award program.

The ISP pilot program provides funding focused on four special populations: Pediatrics, Geriatrics, Rare Diseases and HIV, to support the formation of newly-configured investigative teams aimed at studying diseases across the lifespan and utilizing rare diseases as tools to study more common ones, at CUMC and within the community.


At least one applicant must be a junior investigator (i.e., Instructor, Assistant Professor, or Associate Research Scientist) at CUMC.  Faculty/investigators from the Morningside campus and community collaborators may be a part of the investigative team.

Duration:  One (1) year

Award Amount:  $40,000

Quantity:  Up to 4 awards per year

Application Deadline:  February 13, 2017 by 5:00p EST

Start Date:  June 2017

Visit here to download application form and instructions.

For questions call (212) 305-9315 or e-mail dcf2111@cumc.columbia.edu