McDonnell Foundation Brain Cancer Research Grants

The James S. McDonnell Foundation is accepting applications for brain cancer research grants. The foundation is interested in supporting novel research that will generate new knowledge leading to increased rates of survival and improved functional recovery for individuals with brain cancer.

The awards, in the amount of $450,000, will be distributed over three to six years.

Interested faculty members with questions about the foundation’s brain cancer research program are encouraged to contact Dr. Mark Noble, Professor in the Department of Biomedical Genetics, who is a member of the foundation’s Brain Research Advisory Board.

The online application portal becomes available on February 15, 2012. Per University policy, applicants must provide Foundation Relations with a final copy for review by March 5, 2012, and applications must be submitted online by March 9, 2012. Interested faculty members should contact Dr. Paul Spengler, Director of Foundation Relations, regarding their interest in applying. He can be reached at 276-3955 or Read more about the internal application process here.

The foundation’s application deadline is March 14, 2012. For more information, visit the McDonnell Foundation website.


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