Postdoctoral Support

DEADLINE:  Tuesday, September 3, 2019 - 5:00 PM

The Stanford Maternal and Child Health Research Institute (MCHRI) Postdoctoral Support funds innovative maternal and child health-focused clinical and translational research for:

Postdoctoral Fellows - ($80K/year, 2 years*)

*This funding mechanism requires a commitment from the primary mentor of $40,000 for year 2, providing a total combined MCHRI/primary research mentor support of $80,000 for year 2 of funding.

All projects must be significantly related to the health of expectant mothers and children. The applicant can be any practitioner or scientist who has a focus on maternal and child health research. Projects resulting in a new maternal and child health focus in the mentor’s lab, are encouraged.

Note:  Clinical fellows (MD or equivalent) training in a clinical fellowship program should not apply through this mechanism. 

**Opportunity to consult with one of our MCHRI panel chairs to review your new proposal or resubmission.  Please click here to sign-up for a 15 minute slot on Monday, August 5, 2019. Limited seats available.**

Forms for Applicants

Timeline

Awards will be announced in December 2019.  Earliest award start date is January 1, 2020.  The performance period is up to two years*.

Funding Amount

Postdoctoral Fellows - ($80K/year, 2 years*)

*This funding mechanism requires a commitment from the primary mentor of $40,000 for year 2, providing a total combined MCHRI/primary research mentor support of $80,000 for year 2 of funding.

Reviewer Form

Funding Rates

YEAR # of Applications # of Awards
Funding Rate
Total Awarded
FY 18 93 14 15% $897,392
FY 17 64 18 28% $947,000
FY 16 64 24 38% $1,129,000
FY 15 72 20 28% $1,000,000
FY 14 78 20 26% $932,000
FY 13 37 24 65% $1,156,000
FY 12 - - - -
FY 11 34 17 50% $594,988

Awards

Postdoctoral Support Panel Chairs

Dunlevie Family Professor of Pulmonary Vascular Disease and Professor, by courtesy, of Bioengineering at the Lucile Salter Packard Children's Hospital
Associate Professor of Urology at the Stanford University Medical Center
Professor of Pediatrics (Hematology/Oncology) and of Genetics
Shelagh Galligan Professor in the School of Medicine

Contact

Please contact MCHRI Administration or 650-724-0279 with any questions.