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NHF Innovative Investigator Award

Application Deadline: September 24, 2018
Award Start Date: December 1, 2018

 

The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF), seeks research grant applications from any multidisciplinary team member within the federally funded hemophilia treatment center (HTC) network for innovative-investigator research (IIR) projects that demonstrate a commitment to the bleeding disorders community supporting NHF's goal to develop outcomes related data. Innovative projects that promote the development of novel technologies and/or therapies to advance the field of bleeding disorders research are especially encouraged.

Funding Amount: Up to $60,000 per grant for a period of 12-18 months.

 

Eligibility Requirements

Candidates must be associated with a federally funded HTC. All healthcare providers are eligible. Interdisciplinary applications are encouraged and strongly supported.

United States citizenship is not required, but applicants must be affiliated with or be faculty members of a federally funded HTC. Only non-commercial institutions and investigators associated with a non-commercial institution are eligible to apply for this award.

The NHF's IIR grantee is expected to remain at their HTC (institution) for the duration of the project. Letters of support from appropriate officials (ex: candidate's HTC supervisor/leadership, department chair and institution's financial grants/contracts officer) indicating the institution’s commitment to allow the candidate to focus his/her efforts on the stated research project will be required.

 

Scope of Research

NHF is interested in funding innovative research studies in the area of bleeding disorders.  For additional detail on project scope, please review the RFA attached below. 

All IIR research proposals are subjected to a rigorous peer review process.  Applications will be reviewed on scientific merit and scored in terms of project significance, scientific approach, innovation, investigator qualifications and institutional environment. 

 

Deadlines

Interested candidates please contact NHF's Research Department to request an application. All  applications should be submitted online by no later than September 24, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST Applications that are incomplete or do not arrive by the deadline will not be accepted.

Applications will be evaluated by a select NHF Research Review Committee based upon the received applications. The Committee will make recommendations to NHF where the final decision will be determined.

Inquiries

All inquiries regarding this or any other of NHF's research grant programs can be addressed to Dr. Michelle Witkop, NHF Head of Research, via email mwitkop@hemophilia.org or by phone at (347) 541-2963.