07 May Seeking Pilot Award applications, Letters of Intent due June 15
Translational science is a unique part of medical research that focuses on moving new ideas and inventions from the lab to patients. Researchers need a flexible funding mechanisms to help transition their work along this path. To help fill this gap, ITHS offers four annual funding opportunities to promote novel, innovative, and collaborative translational science.
“These awards are intended to catalyze promising new research projects and partnerships,” said Dr. Nora Disis, Principal Investigator of ITHS and Associate Dean for Translational Science at the University of Washington School of Medicine. “As a disease agnostic institute, we are excited to offer funding for a diverse range of ideas and we look forward to seeing the proposed work across multiple research disciplines.”
In addition to receiving funds, ITHS pilot awardees become members of a multi-disciplinary community with access to career development, mentorship, and ongoing support for the conduct of quality research projects. Investigators from across the five-state WWAMI (Washington, Wyoming, Alaska, Montana, Idaho) region are encouraged to apply.