2012 HSCI call for proposals – translational program pilot grants

January 26, 2012

The Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) Translational Program invites applications for Pilot Grant funding for 2012. The purpose of this funding program is to provide resources for proof-of-concept, preclinical research studies ultimately aimed at therapeutic clinical evaluation in humans to treat pediatric and adult disease.  These pilot grants are intended to foster the discovery phase of translational/pre-clinical research, in which possible therapeutic cellular products and their mechanism of action are explored in relevant animal and/or in vitro model systems.

N.B.: For an application to be accepted, the Principal Investigator on the proposal is required to personally attend a meeting at which Prof. Les Silberstein and Prof. Jerry Ritz will explain what is expected of this RFP. The meeting will take place Monday, March 26th 12:00 - 1:00, Karp building, 9th floor conference room, One Blackfan Circle, Boston. Please RSVP to claudia_rizzini@harvard.edu.

HSCI may fund up to two pilot grants in this round. Each project will be funded at a maximum of $83,333 in direct costs per year, and up to 20% (of total direct costs) in indirect costs (determined by institutional policy) for a period of two years.

To download the RFP, click here.

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