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Doris Duke Charitable Foundation: Clinical Scientist Development Awards

Oct 17, 2022

Grant Amount: $450,000 over three years Deadline: Pre-Proposals Due November 17, 2022

Additional Information - The Doris Duke Clinical Scientist Development Awards provide grants to junior physician scientists to facilitate their transition to independent clinical research careers.

The transition to an independent research career is often more difficult for physician scientists than it is for other researchers, as these individuals must balance the demands of both seeing patients and conducting research. The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation's Medical Research Program created the Clinical Scientist Development Awards to provide mentored research funding and research time protection to early-career physician-scientist faculty to enable their transition to independent and successful research careers.

The Clinical Scientist Development Awards consist of $150,000 annual direct costs plus $15,000 (10%) annual indirect costs for three years. The priority of the Clinical Scientist Development Awards program is to fund outstanding individuals with potential for clinical research careers, substantial institutional commitments to mentorship and career development, and whose projects will address highly significant research questions and lead to career advancement. The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation does not have funding priorities based on disease area or research type.

In keeping with the wishes expressed in Doris Duke's will, experiments that use animals or tissues derived from animals, including cell lines, will not be supported by this program.

Please contact Lynn Wong if you are interested in applying to this opportunity.

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