New Investigator Pilot Award (2018) - January 15, 2018

The Human Islet Research Network (HIRN) is announcing a competitive New Investigator Pilot Award. The goal of this award is to support a small number of new investigators of exceptional creativity who propose to apply bold and highly innovative new research approaches to biological problems under current investigation in HIRN. The HIRN New Investigator Pilot Award is designed to provide support for early career investigators who may need funding to explore feasibility of a new concept in support of an eventual R01 application. The research proposed must be relevant to the goals of HIRN consortia.

The key dates for the submission are summarized below. Application details are included in the attached PDF and on the HIRN website at:

Key Dates:

Posted Date: November 15, 2017
Letter of Intent Due Date: December 15, 2017
Application Due Date: January 15, 2018
Scientific Review: February/March 2018
Start Date: June 1, 2018
Expiration Date: January 16, 2018

If you have any questions regarding the new investigator pilot award please contact the HIRN Coordinating Center (CC) at

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From the:  HIRN Coordinating Center at City of Hope