MHFP Translational Research Grant Program


Deadline for Submission: December 1, 2022
Project Period: Maximum 12 months, to commence any time after January 1, 2023

Who is Invited to Apply: Full time faculty, Residents, Post-Doctoral Researchers

Research Focus: Enhancement of the treatment, care, and outcomes of patients with central nervous system anomalies.

Proposals should articulate the novel multidisciplinary collaboration, and disease relevance or collaboration with translational or basic science neuroscience group. Applications are due at midnight, December 1, 2021. Decisions about winning proposals will be made before January 1, 2022, and funding for up to 12 months may be requested to commence any time after that date.

Amount of Funding:

Proposals will be evaluated based on:

  • Innovation
  • Scientific rigor
  • The uniqueness of opportunity/infrastructure/milieu
  • Contribution to multidisciplinary program development, specifying what disciplines it proposes to bridge
  • Potential impact on clinical neuroscience translation or disease applications
  • Future directions (i.e. how pilot data will be used for future project application; or how would fellowship support will be leveraged in future career development in multidisciplinary perspective).

Advisory Committee

Bakhtiar Yamini, MD

Professor of Neurological Surgery
Professor of Radiation and Cellular OncologyInterim Chair, Department of Neurological Surgery
Director, Neurosurgical Oncology
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