The goal of this award is to provide support to eligible institutions to develop and enhance the opportunities for physicians training for research careers in dermatology, rheumatology, pediatric dermatology, and pediatric rheumatology. Priority consideration will be given to applications that advance psoriatic disease research.
Psoriatic Disease Research Fellowships may take place at any institution with an eligible fellowship program and devote at least 75% of their effort to research during the project period. Fellowships are primarily intended for those who already hold an M.D., however applications to support exceptionally promising medical students will be accepted.
Budget and Project Period
Applicants may request up to $50,000 (direct costs only) per year. The total project period for the application submitted is one year from July 1st to June 30th.
Research plans must be structured and contain the following sections: specific aims, background and significance, preliminary data/studies, experiment design. This summary should take the form of a specific aims page. The research plan is not to exceed five pages, excluding references.