|Dana Foundation Neuroimmunology of Brain Infections and Cancers|
|Funding Agency Deadline||02/22/11 at noon|
|Funding or Award Criteria|
Program Description: The Dana Foundation is pleased to announce a call for proposals for its Neuroimmunology program, focusing on brain cancers and infections. Individual grants will total up to $200,000, payable over three years. Specifically, the Foundation is inviting studies of 1) immune-based therapies for primary brain tumors, and for metastases to the brain of other cancers; 2) immune responses to infections in the brain, including but not limited to viral encephalitis, meningitis, cerebral malaria, and prion diseases; and 3) how immune functions are carried out and modified in the brain.
The following are examples of the areas of focus:
Emphasis is placed on providing support to faculty tenure track researchers who are early in their career, at the assistant professor level, or early in their associate professor career.
Projects involving collaborations with NIH intramural researchers or industry scientists are acceptable.
|Number of Nominees Allowed||ONE (1) application|
|Required Internal Review Documents||
Associate Deans or Designates must submit the following materials electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 (NOTE: submissions directly from PIs will not be accepted):
Each college may submit 2 applications.
|Nominee(s) Selected to Advance||No internal nominations were received.|