Research Management Group (RMG)

Career Development Award (lung cancer)

**Llimited funding opportunity for Stanford assistant professors with PI eligibility within the first five years of their faculty appointment involved in vibrant new ideas in translational lung cancer research.**

Projects that will be funded are expected to have a direct impact on the early detection of lung cancer or on the outcomes of lung cancer, or to provide a clear conceptual or experimental foundation for the future development of methods for early detection and/or individualized treatment.

This webpage contains the 2012 internal selection process for your reference only.

# of applications: 1 (see the internal submission guidelines below)

Internal Cancer Institute deadline: Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, 3 p.m. (see the internal submission guidelines below)
Sponsor's letter of intent deadline: Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, 11:59pm EST via proposal central
The paper copy must be received by Dec. 18th.
Full proposals (by invitation only): March 1, 2013, 11:59pm EST via proposal central



Amount of funding:
$100,000 (direct and indirect) per year x 3 yrs ($300K maximum)


LUNGevity’s Career Development Awards for Translational Research program was created with one goal: to support a cohort of future research leaders who will keep the field of lung cancer research vibrant with new ideas. Research projects are restricted to translational lung cancer research, and the applicant must demonstrate the translational relevance of the research proposed.

Translational Research Project Requirements

The following types of research will not be funded:

The use of existing resources is encouraged, including libraries of compounds or probes, tissue or bio-specimen repositories, and other existing sets of tissue, blood, or images. It is strongly encouraged that those applying have direct and immediate access to the bio-specimens necessary to complete their research.

Internal submission guidelines

By Monday, Dec. 10, 2012, 3 p.m., please submit one PDF containing the following in the order listed below to:

Denise Baughman
Cancer Institute

You do NOT have to complete a PDRF form or submit your internal proposal via your institutional representative.

1) Title Page
Name of this RFA: LUNGevity Career Development Award
Project Title:
PI name, title*, department, contact information (address, phone, email)
(reminder-eligibility requirement: assistant professors with PI eligibility within the first five years of their faculty appointment)

2) 3-page maximum* Proposal (per the sponsor's letter of intent narrative requirement):
• A narrative with these components:
- Rationale for the project
- Planned specific aims (may be modified slightly in the full application)
- Brief statement of the overall experimental approach
- Brief statement of career and mentoring plan - A few pertinent references
(*Format: The narrative should be typed in Times New Roman 12-point type, single-spaced, with 1” margins. It should not exceed a total of three pages, including the references. )

3) An NIH biosketch of the applicant only

Selection Process:

The Cancer Institute Director will review the proposals and select the applicant to represent the university so that he/she can submit his/her letter of intent via proposal central by the sponsor's Dec. 17, 2012, 11:59 p.m. EST deadline.





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