Available Funding Opportunities

The NPF Research Grants Program funds and promotes research on psoriatic disease and related comorbidities in line with our mission to drive efforts to cure psoriatic disease and improve the lives of those affected. 

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2023 Research Symposium

Join us for the 2023 Research Symposium, The Future of Psoriatic Disease: A Cure for All, which aims to broaden the conversation about chronic disease and educate attendees on achieving health equity.

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Each year, the National Psoriasis Foundation (NPF) awards grants and fellowships that fund work focused on the treatment, prevention, and cure of psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis (PsA), and comorbidities.

As a primary goal in the current strategic plan, leading transformational research in psoriatic disease, NPF chooses research projects not only for their potential to yield information that may help treat psoriatic disease, but also to answer basic questions about the underlying disease mechanisms, comorbidities, and public health.

With the inclusion of 2022 awards, NPF has now invested over $30 million in psoriatic disease research grants and fellowships in recent years.

Applications undergo a rigorous scientific peer review by a panel of experts.

Training Grants

Summer Student Research Grants

Support undergraduate and medical students in conducting a supervised summer of research focused on psoriatic disease or related comorbidities.

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Psoriatic Disease Research Fellowships

Support eligible institutions to develop and enhance the opportunities for physicians training for research careers in dermatology and rheumatology.

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Bridge Grants

Support meritorious but unfunded K-type and R-type applications to the NIH, or similar funding body, focused on psoriatic disease or related comorbidities.

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Traditional Grants

Discovery Grants

Support researchers while they explore preliminary ideas and conduct proof-of-concept experiments.

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Early Career Research Grants

Support graduate students and postdoctoral researchers training to conduct psoriatic disease research independently.

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More Than Skin Deep: Mental Health

Support projects focused on investigating the effects of psoriatic disease on mental health, as well as interventions for addressing this comorbidity.

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Translational Research Grants

Support projects that advance basic science discoveries studies into treatments that can benefit patients with psoriatic disease.

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Frequently Asked Questions

See our FAQ section if you have questions on our grants or contact research@psoriasis.org.

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Additional Resources

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NPF Publications

NPF staff and partners have contributed dozens of publications to the scientific record.

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Impact of NPF-Funded Research

Research aims to improve the lives of people with psoriatic disease.

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Currently Funded Projects

Discover active research projects funded by NPF.

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