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LA CaTS Announces Multi-Institutional, Multi-PI Grants

Released: Thursday, November 08, 2018

The LA CaTS Center is pleased to announce the LA CATS 2019 Spring Multi-institutional Grant Funding Opportunity (Round 8). The full text of the application instructions can be found here.

Overview: The LA CaTS Center will fund two new multi-disciplinary, multi-institutional, multi-investigator awards in 2019. The goal is to develop collaborative research that results in highly significant preliminary data that can be used to compete for large multi-institutional or multi-PI federal grants, such as center planning grants, center grants, or program project grants. In this round of applications we are prioritizing applications that include an obesity, cancer, diabetes, HIV/AIDS, or cardiovascular disease focus. The support for a single project involving two institutions will be up to $200,000 for one year.

Eligibility: This program is available to researchers that are faculty members of the institutions which are providing the support: Pennington Biomedical Research Center, LSUHSC-New Orleans School of Medicine, LSUHSC-Shreveport, Tulane University School of Medicine, LSU Dental School, Ochsner Health System, LSU A&M, Children''s Hospital, and Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System ("New Orleans VA"). Applicants must hold a PhD, M.D., or equivalent degree. Post-doctoral fellows are not eligible for this funding opportunity.

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