Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
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Grant Amount: UP TO $125,000/YR FOR TWO YRS.
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Nov 26, 2012
Sponsor's: Dec 03, 2012

Subject Areas: Pediatric Cancer

Alex?s Lemonade Stand Foundation is committed to creating opportunities for new and innovative research into treatments and cures for childhood cancers. Innovation grants are designed as seed funding for mid-career researchers with a novel approach to pediatric cancer scientific investigation.ALSF will grant Innovation Awards supporting research proposals to be carried out by investigators who are already established, have a track record of peer-reviewed publications and evidence of successfully competing for substantial extramural funding in other areas.

Critical to these applications is innovation with potential for major scientific impact. Preliminary data are not required but the application must demonstrate feasibility.

Application Details: Eligibility Criteria: Applicants must be at the late Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Applicant may be M.D., D.O., Ph.D, or M.D./Ph.D. Applicants must have at least one prior NIH R-award or equivalent (such as a Program Project Grant, SCOR, American Cancer Society Award, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Award, or other large 3+ year grant). The project submitted should not overlap with previous award(s). Applicants must have a demonstrated track record of research publication productivity.Submission Information Letter of Intent (LOI) Due Date is December 3, 2012 (11:59 PM ET) All requests must be submitted using ALSF?s online application process. To start an LOI go to, Guidelines and Submission page. To begin, scroll to the Innovation LOI section and click Start new LOI. Upon invitation, the full application will be due March 1, 2013.
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
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Sponsor Contacts:

333 E. Lancaster Avenue
Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, United States
610 649-3034