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Grants and Funding

Upcoming Deadlines: Non-Government Sources of Research Funding for Lung Cancer

American Lung Association's Nationwide Research Program
The mission of the American Lung Association is to prevent lung disease and promote lung health through research, education and advocacy. The American Lung Association Nationwide Research Program fosters basic, clinical and behavioral research designed to find cures and to prevent and relieve the suffering associated with lung disease. The American Lung Association portfolio of awards and grants is unique in its breath and approach to achieving the American Lung Associationís mission. A variety of opportunities, including research grants, career investigator, and training awards are available.
Application Deadline: Friday, September 1, 2006

National Lung Cancer Partnership / LUNGevity Foundation Career Development Award
This award is for junior clinical and basic investigators involved in lung cancer etiology, prevention, and treatment. National Lung Cancer Partnership and The Lung Cancer Online Foundation are co-sponsoring this program to create a critical mass of lung cancer researchers to ensure effective translation of basic and behavioral research discoveries into patient therapies to reduce lung cancer incidence, morbidity and mortality. Applicants will be judged on the merits of their career development plan, research proposal, and research environment, among other factors. For 2007, one 2-year award of $100,000 will be given.
Application Deadline: Tuesday, September 5, 2006
National Lung Cancer Partnership Research Grant
This grant is for the promotion of understanding sex differences in the molecular, cellular, and environmental underpinnings of lung cancer, as well as differences in response to treatment. This award, made possible by the support of Genentech, is designed to provide seed money for promising novel research on sex differences in lung cancer for faculty members at any point in their careers. For 2007, one 2-year award of $100,000 will be given.
Application Deadline: Tuesday, September 5, 2006  

British Lung Foundation Research Grants and Fellowships
The British Lung Foundation offers a number of grants, fellowships and travel awards to UK-based researchers in mesothelioma and lung cancer. Application deadlines for each program vary.  
Application Deadline: Saturday, September 30, 2006  
American Cancer Society Grants
The American Cancer Society provides many grants for independent investigators, postdoctoral fellows, master's and doctoral candidates. Deadlines are April 1 and October 15 of each year.
Application Deadline: Sunday, October 15, 2006

Non-NIH funding sources available for junior faculty pilot projects and career development include: