Cure HHT, formerly known as HHT Foundation International, Inc., is launching the HHT Young Research Scholar Award Program, designed to attract new researchers into the field of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT). Five awards of $30,000 will be made in this first round.
Applications are encouraged in the following areas:
- Basic mechanism of AVM formation
- Signaling downstream of Alk1 and Endoglin
- Cellular crosstalk in HHT
- Stem cells in HHT
- Modifier genes
- In vitro and in vivo HHT models
Funding Period and Amount of Award: One year up to $30,000. No overhead or indirect costs will be provided.
Eligibility: Applicants must hold a Ph.D. and be no more than 5 years beyond completion of their post doctoral training. The research project must be conducted under the supervision of a mentor who is an established investigator with an active and productive research program. Eligibility is NOT limited to those investigators with past experience in HHT research. International applications are welcome.
Letter of Intent DUE - December 15, 2014
- Limited to 1 page, including a summary of the project and details regarding eligibility of the applicant
Application DUE - January 15, 2015
- Invited applications will undergo a peer-review process based on structured review review criteria by the Cure HHT Research Program
Notice of Award - March 15, 2015