Other Funding Opportunities

The Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation (Meso Foundation) is calling for applications for its 2013 round of mesothelioma research grant funding.The Meso Foundation offers research grants for two years up to $50,000 per year. Eligible projects may relate to benchwork, translational or clinical research that is not presently funded or pending review and may be conducted through any not-for-profit academic, medical or research institution. Encouraged projects include, but are not limited to, investigations of: 

  1. Strategies for early detection of new or progressive disease; 
  2. Definition of targetable differences between normal and transformed mesothelium and development of novel strategies for treatment; 
  3. Therapeutic intervention, including but not limited to; 
    • Immune Response Targeted Therapy 
    • Novel chemotherapeutic compounds 
    • Novel radiation or surgical techniques 
  4. Determination of clinical/molecular determinants for prognosis 

Applications should be submitted through proposalCENTRAL. You will find the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation listed with the instructions and the application required. Applications are limited to 10 pages (not including biographies) and are due no later than August 2, 2013. Final award decisions will be made in December 2013 and all applicants will be notified of the outcome.