Grants

2014 Grant Submission Deadline: July 1, 2014

Grant site will open May 1, 2014

NASPGHAN Foundation Young Investigator Development Awards

NASPGHAN Foundation/George Ferry Young Investigator Development Award

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

NASPGHAN Foundation/Nestlé Nutrition Institute Young Investigator Development Award

This two-year grant is available to junior faculty and supports research activities that have the potential for evolution to an independent research career in pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition. This grant is awarded to a junior investigator in support of a meritorious basic or clinical proposal relating to nutrition in infancy, childhood or adolescence.

NASPGHAN Foundation/Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America Young Investigator Development Award

This two-year grant, made possible by the generosity of the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America, and is available to junior faculty in support of research relating to a clinical, epidemiological or basic scientific aspect of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease.

NASPGHAN Foundation Fellow to Faculty Transition Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

This award provides support to enable promising senior pediatric gastroenterology fellows to spend an additional year upon completion of their fellowship training engaged in full-time research and patient care related to pediatric inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The intent of this research award program is to develop additional clinical and research expertise in pediatric IBD.

NASPGHAN Foundation/TAKEDA Pharmaceuticals North America Research Innovation Award

(offered in odd number years)

The NASPGHAN Foundation/Takeda Pharmaceutical Products Inc Research Innovation Award provides a two-year grant 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.

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

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.

NASPGHAN Foundation in Office Member Grant for Development of Patient Education Prototypes

The NASPGHAN Foundation is pleased to announce the availability of new one year grants supporting development and implementation of prototype projects which focus on patient education in practice settings. The Foundation will award up to two grants, each ranging from $500 - $2000.

The goal of this grassroots program is to support patients’ needs through prototypic concepts that could potentially be utilized by the NASPGHAN/APGNN community in the future.

2013 NASPGHAN Foundation/APGNN Susan Moyer Nursing Research Grant

This one-year grant is available to pediatric gastroenterology, nutrition and hepatology nurses to support research activities that have the potential to advance nursing care of patients and families of children with gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic or nutritional disorders. Monies are awarded in support of a meritorious research projects to study the nursing care of families and children with pediatric gastrointestinal, hepatobiliary, pancreatic or nutritional disorders.

Grant Term and Stipulations: The NASPGHAN FOUNDATION will award up to 3 grants ranging from $500 to $5000 for one year to the successful applicant. Institutional indirect costs are not allowed. A complete financial statement and progress report is required quarterly. All publications resulting from work supported by the NASPGHAN FOUNDATION must acknowledge their support. The recipient must attend the NASPGHAN/APGNN Annual meeting for acceptance of the GRANT. Dissemination of the research findings will be expected of the recipient via presentation at the 2014 Annual meeting and via publication.