Rita Allen Foundation and the American Pain Society – 2019 Award in Pain

August 27, 2018 by School of Medicine Webmaster

The RAF and APS may award two grants for $50,000 annually, for a period of up to three years to those research proposals demonstrating the greatest merit and potential for success. The committee will not provide a review of unsuccessful applications. The entire award is to be allocated to projects specifically chosen by the recipient. Overhead is not supported. Applications will be reviewed by a Scientific Advisory Committee of APS and RAF.

Research topics

Proposed research projects should be directed towards the molecular biology of pain and/or basic science topics related to the development of new analgesics for the management of pain due to terminal illness.

PI eligibility

  • Must have received committed start-up funds and independent laboratory space from their institution and this information must be clearly indicated in the Chair’s letter of support for the candidate.
  • Should be in the first three years of their faculty tenure-track or equivalent appointment but may not have received tenure at the time of the application.  Senior post-docs and associate professors are not eligible to apply.
  • Must conduct the research and be appointed at an institution in the United States or Canada.
  • Must indicate if an application has been submitted for another APS research award; if so, the candidate may accept only one concurrent APS research award.

Deadline:  December 17, 2018

URL:  http://americanpainsociety.org/uploads/funding-opportunities/2019%20RAF%20Guidelines%20.pdf

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