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American Lung Association Catalyst Award

Since 1915, the American Lung Association Research Team has made significant contributions to the fight against lung disease by revolutionizing treatment and unlocking secrets of the body's immune system. We have funded breakthroughs in the fight against tuberculosis, identified genes that cause the development of lung cancer and cystic fibrosis, and developed innovative ways to treat respiratory distress syndrome. The American Lung Association nationwide research program is building on over a century of success as we continue to invest in the brightest, pioneering minds with immense potential to drive innovation, discover the unknown, and improve the lives of those living with lung disease.

The American Lung Association Catalyst Award is a mentored award meant to support outstanding investigators on the path to independence for research into the mechanisms of lung disease and general lung biology. Preference is given to projects that are novel; innovative in design/approach; utilize modern technologies; and incorporate a multidisciplinary collaborative training plan.

Funding Organization
American Lung Association
Funding Category
TB
Support Types
Research
Locations
National
Eligible Organizations
Colleges/Universities
IRS 501 (c)(3) Organizations
Nonprofit Organizations

Maximum Amount: 

50000.00
Application Due Date
12/16/21
Project Start Date
7/1/22
Application Contact
Application Questions
pcsupport@altum.com
Technical Contact
Awards and Grants Program
research@lung.org
Fund Duration
Two years.
Subjects
Research
TB
Audiences
Researchers

Fund Number: 

361131

Last modified: 

11/9/21