The Harvard Stem Cell Institute (HSCI) Kidney Program invites applications for Pilot Grant funding for 2010. The purpose of this funding program is to provide resources for innovative projects by investigators in the field of kidney stem cell biology, including basic, translational or clinical research. This funding is for groundbreaking, innovative, high- impact research projects that could fundamentally enhance biomedical research around proximal tubule associated components of the kidney.
HSCI may fund up to 8 pilot grants per year. Each project will be funded at a maximum of $36,000 per year (includes 20% indirect costs). Pilot grants may be carried out over a period of six to twelve months.
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Application due date Monday, May 31, 2010