Dixon Translational Research Grants

2018 Dixon Translational Research Grants Initiative - Innovation and Young Investigator Awards - Deadline August 14, 2017

NUCATS Institute and Northwestern Memorial Foundation (NMF) have announced the availability of 2017 Dixon Translational Research Grants in the Innovation and Young Investigator Award categories.

The Dixon Translational Research Grants Initiative is seeking proposals for highly innovative, multi-disciplinary clinical and translational research collaborations to accelerate the identification and implementation of new treatments to improve human health.

Review Criteria:

Ideal proposals will clearly demonstrate the following elements:

  • Innovation and novelty of proposed clinical and translational research
  • A strong team and appropriate infrastructure to support the project
  • Strong potential to lead to meaningful impact on clinical care – successful proposals will provide a clear description of this impact
  • Clear objectives, a detailed timeline, anticipated results and outcome measures
  • Priority is given to projects with near term (1-3 year) clinically relevant results, or results that can be translated to patient care within 1 year of project completion
  • A plan to secure future funding from other sources upon completion of the project
  • Complete Information

The deadline to submit applications to https://grants.nubic.northwestern.edu/welcome is Monday, August 14, 2017, 5:00 p.m.

Questions regarding the application process may be directed to Tiffany Lamar, Philanthropy Associate of Grants Administration, NMF, 312.926.6183 or tlamar@nm.org.  Questions regarding NITRO Competitions may be directed to competitions@northwestern.edu.

Investigators seeking assistance in identifying collaborations or specific research resources are encouraged to contact Nick Maull at 847.467.0320 or nicholas.maull@northwestern.edu.