Grants

Grant site will open May 1, 2015

NASPGHAN Foundation/NASPGHAN George Ferry Young Investigator Development Award 

Submission Deadline: July 2, 2015

This two-year grant is available to junior faculty (see eligibility requirements below) to support research activities that have the potential for evolution to an independent research career in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology or nutrition. Monies are awarded in support of a meritorious research project in the clinical or basic sciences to study the diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver or pancreas and nutritional disorders in children,

NASPGHAN Foundation/Nestlé Nutrition Research Young Investigator Development Award 

Submission Deadline: July 2, 2015

This two-year grant is available to junior faculty (see eligibility requirements below) to support research activities that have the potential for evolution to an independent research career in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology or nutrition. This grant, generously supported by Nestlé Nutrition Institute, is awarded to support meritorious basic or clinical research relating to nutrition in infancy, childhood or adolescence.

NASPGHAN Foundation/TAKEDA Pharmaceutical Products, Inc Research Innovation Award 

Submission Deadline: July 2, 2015

This grant will provide $75,000 annually for two years (total $150,000) for innovative, high-impact research in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. The intent of this research award is to stimulate scientific inquiry in an area that is exceptionally innovative and has the potential to impact the field in a highly novel manner. Applicants at any career level may apply.

NASPGHAN Foundation/Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America Research Award

Submission Deadline: July 2, 2015

This two-year grant, funded in partnership with the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA), is available to junior and mid-level faculty. Applications must propose original clinical, translational, epidemiological or basic scientific inquiry related to pediatric inflammatory bowel disease.

NASPGHAN Foundation In Office Member Grant

Submission Deadline: July 2, 2015

This one year grant supports the development and implementation of prototype projects which focus on patient education in practice settings. The goal of this grant is to support the creation of prototypic concepts that will be potentially available and free of charge to be utilized by the NASPGHAN/APGNN community for patients' needs. Criteria for award selection include the general applicability of the project to any practice setting. The Foundation will award up to two grants, each ranging from $500 - $2000 for a one year period.

NASPGHAN Foundation/Abbott Nutrition Advanced Fellowship Training in Pediatric Nutrition

Submission Deadline: September 1, 2015

The award is expected to begin on July 1, 2016 although alternate start dates in 2016 will be considered to accommodate non-traditional academic schedules.

Pediatric nutrition is one of the fastest growing areas of scientific and clinical importance to child and population health.  To address this growing interest and to accelerate the training of pediatric experts, the NASPGHAN Foundation has partnered with Abbott Nutrition to develop a pathway for advanced fellowship training in pediatric nutrition. 

The NASPGHAN Foundation/Abbott Nutrition Advanced Fellowship in Nutrition will provide up to $80,000 in direct funding to support a year of advanced training in pediatric nutrition for a NASPGHAN member.  Applicants are expected to identify a mentor and a host nutrition research program prior to application for funding.  The fellowship must include a well-defined clinical experience as well as a focused research project. The primary objective of the fellowship is to catalyze and increase the number of highly-trained, expert nutrition clinicians, educators and scientists among the membership of NASPGHAN, as a means to improve service to our patients and the public.

NASPGHAN Foundation Fellow to Faculty Transition Award inInflammatory Bowel Diseases

This award provides $75,000 salary support to enable promising senior pediatric gastroenterology fellows to spend an additional year engaged in full-time research and patient care related to pediatric inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The goal is to prepare physicians for independent research careers in IBD by allowing them:

  • To further develop a promising clinical, epidemiologic, outcomes or basic science project, or
  • To build on previously acquired skills and make a transition to IBD Research.
  • To learn new techniques and/or clinical skills by pursuing a formal curriculum at either their sponsoring institution and/or as a visitor for an extended period at a pediatric or internal medicine IBD center at another institution.

 

 

The NASPGHAN Foundation/ASTRAZENECA Research Award for Disorders of the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract

(offered in even number years)

This award will provide $75,000 annually for two years (total $150,000) for studies focused on the epidemiology, pathogenesis, natural history, genetics, diagnosis and management of peptic disorders and other diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract in children. Diseases that are relevant to this announcement include, but are not limited to gastroesophageal reflux, reflux esophagitis, eosinophilic (allergic) esophagitis, motility disorders of the upper gastrointestinal tract, Helicobacter pylori infection with or without ulceration, non-ulcer dyspepsia, and non-bacterial ulcer diseases. Applicants at any career level may apply.