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.
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.
Application Deadline: March 14, 2021
Award Start Date: July 1, 2021
Scope of Research
NHF is interested in funding innovative research studies in the area of bleeding disorders.
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.
All interested candidates can request an application by emailing Karina Lopez at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants need to submit the application by no later than 11:59 pm EST on March 14, 2021. Applications that are incomplete or that do not arrive by the deadline will not be accepted. All applications should be submitted online by no later than March 14, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET. 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.
A copy of NHF's Research Grant Policies may be requested by writing to email@example.com.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 347.541.2963.