American Lung Association RFAs Available

Nov 22, 2019, 15:44 PM by Melodi Moore
American Lung Association

Allergic Respiratory Diseases Award: $75,000 per year for up to two years
A long-standing joint effort between the American Lung Association and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology to encourage and support early-stage investigators with a primary faculty appointment in an allergy/immunology division or section, to conduct research into advancing the understanding of allergic respiratory disease.
Applications due: December 12, 2019

Innovation Award: $75,000 per year for up to two years
This award will support promising independent investigators who are leveraging their existing body of work to conduct basic science, behavioral, clinical, or translational research for lung health.
Applications due: December 12, 2019

Catalyst Award: $50,000 per year for up to two years
This award champions the next generation of scientists who are ascending toward independence by supporting mentored-investigators who are conducting basic science, behavioral, clinical or translational research into lung health.
Applications due: December 12, 2019

Public Policy Research Award: $50,000 per year for up to two years
This mechanism is designed to help stimulate and inform important public policy debates around healthy air and lung disease. This award supports research on and evaluation of existing public policy and programs, as well as projects that inject innovative ideas into public policies impacting lung health.
Applications due: December 12, 2019

Dalsemer Award: $50,000 per year for up to two years
This is a mentored award meant to provide seed monies to junior investigators for researching the mechanisms and biology of interstitial lung disease.
Applications due: December 12, 2019

Interested researchers with questions can contact the American Lung Association here.