Discovery Grants

Discovery Grants fund researchers while they explore preliminary ideas and conduct proof-of-concept experiments.

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The goal is to stimulate the development of new research programs in the field of psoriatic disease capable of competing for long-term funding from the National Institutes of Health or similar agencies in the future.


Applicants must hold an M.D., Ph.D., or equivalent academic degree and be eligible to apply as a Principal Investigator by their institution.

Budget and Project Period

Applicants may request up to $75,000 (direct costs only) per year. The total project period for the application submitted is one year from August 1st to July 31st.


Research plans must be structured and contain the following sections: Specific aims, background and significance, preliminary data, and experimental approach. Please visit the ProposalCentral application for specific character constraints.

Applications are currently closed.

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information about applying to our grants program, please reference our FAQs section or contact

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