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Biomedical research fosters cutting-edge interdisciplinary collaboration and enhances Georgetown University Medical Center’s basic science and translational research capacity, especially in the areas of neuroscience, population health and health disparities, global health, aging and health, and in collaborative work with researchers and clinicians from Georgetown Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center. Additionally, biomedical research aims to create the next generations of researchers through focusing on educational and academic excellence in the biomedical sciences.

New Funding Opportunities

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation 2022 Reach Grant

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation is currently accepting applications for the 2022 Reach Grant. The purpose of the Reach Grant is to advance ALSF’s mission to find cures and better treatments for childhood cancers by providing support to move hypothesis-driven research into the clinic. The award is up to $250,000 over two years.…

Alex’s Lemondade Stand Foundation 2022 R Accelerated Award Grant

This grant provides funding to scientists within their first 10 years of faculty appointment who are focused on research in pediatric oncology that support ALSF’s mission to find cures and better treatments for childhood cancers. Applicants must have an original project that is not currently being funded with a clear focus on accelerating the discovery of more effective, less toxic therapy for childhood cancers. Research projects should address a testable hypothesis based on strong scientific rationale. Applicants must be recipients of a pediatric cancer research focused NIH R01 award or equivalent (e.g.: ACS etc.) within the last five years. Demonstration of continued commitment to pediatric cancer investigation as well as institutional support are critical components of a successful application. The award totals $800,000 over four years.…

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation 2022 ‘A’ Award Grant

ALSF seeks game-changing proposals to substantially advance childhood cancer treatments and cures. The ‘A’ Award is designed for the early independent career scientist who wants to establish a career in pediatric oncology research and does not have NIH funding. The ideal candidate has an original project, can demonstrate outstanding career development support from the institution, and has a strong future commitment to pediatric cancer investigation. A mentor is required, and a career development plan must be included. The award totals $800,000 over four years.…