Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Awards (NRSA) for Individual Predoctoral Fellows in PharmD/PhD Programs (F31)

Objective: To provide support for promising students enrolled in a PharmD/PhD degree program who will be performing  dissertation research and training in areas relevant to the missions of NIGMS, NICHD, and the Office of Dietary Supplements.
Who May Apply: Applicants must be citizens or non-citizen nationals of the US, or have been lawfully admitted to the  United States for permanent residence. Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree and must be enrolled in a formally  combined PharmD/PhD program. Applicants must be at the dissertation research stage of their doctoral training.
Submission Deadline: December 8, 2010

Glaucoma Foundation Grants Program

Objective: The Glaucoma Foundation offers grants to doctors and scientists striving to improve the lives of glaucoma  patients through research. TGF’s three areas of particular focus for grant-in-aid funding are Optic Nerve Rescue and  Restoration, Molecular Genetics, and Nanotechnology.
Who May Apply: Full-time faculty or equivalent
Amount: One-year period is for up to $40,000; a grantee is permitted to apply for a grant renewal of up to $50,000.
Submission Deadline: September 1, 2010

Biomedical Engineering (BME)

Objective: To provide opportunities to develop novel ideas into discovery-level and transformative projects that integrate engineering and life science principles in solving biomedical problems that serve humanity in the long-term; and advance both engineering and life sciences with biomedical engineering projects that are at the interface of engineering and life sciences.
Who May Apply: The Biomedical Engineering (BME) program supports projects in the following BME themes: Neural engineering and cellular biomechanics.
Submission Deadline: September 23, 2010

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