Vanderbilt Diabetes Center Pilot & Feasibility Programs

Pilot and Feasibility Grants for Research Related to Diabetes and Obesity

The Vanderbilt Diabetes Center (VDC), the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center (DRTC), and the Vanderbilt Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR) announce the availability of Pilot and Feasibility Grants in the areas below. The deadline for application for all three types of pilot and feasibility grants is March 15, 2013, 11:00 pm (CDT). Investigators can apply to one or more funding of these funding mechanisms.

    • Center for Diabetes Translation Research (CDTR)
      Type 2 translational or behavioral science research related to diabetes or obesity ($35,000/year for one-two years); this grant mechanism is open to junior faculty members, investigators from other fields wishing to bring their expertise to diabetes- or obesity-related research, and investigators currently conducting diabetes-related research who are proposing a new research direction.
      Please CLICK HERE for more details.

    • Diabetes Research & Training Center (DRTC)
      Basic or clinical research related to diabetes, metabolism, or obesity ($45,000/year for one-two years); this grant mechanism is open to junior faculty members, investigators from other fields wishing to bring their expertise to diabetes- or obesity-related research, and investigators currently conducting diabetes-related research who are proposing a new research direction.
      Please CLICK HERE for more details.

    • Vanderbilt Diabetes Center Discovery Program (VDC)
      Diabetes- or obesity-related pilot studies that utilize one of these Vanderbilt resources: VICB High-Throughput Screening Facility, BioVU, or the Mass Spectrometry Research Center ($50,000 for one year); this grant mechanism is open to any Vanderbilt faculty member.
      Please CLICK HERE for more details.

 

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