American Lung Association: Allergic Respiratory Diseases Research Award

The American Lung Association invites applications for its Allergic Respiratory Diseases Research Award.

The American Lung Association and the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI) Allergic Respiratory Diseases Research Award represents a joint effort to encourage and support applicants holding a primary faculty appointment in a Clinical Allergy and Immunology Division conducting research into advancing the understanding of the allergic respiratory disease. One of the goals of this collaboration is to fund researchers at important crossroads of their careers.

The award provides $75,000 annually for up to two years in support of research in academic allergy and immunology divisions to benefit patients.

To be eligible, applicants must hold a doctoral degree, be in a Clinical Allergy and Immunology Division of an academic institution, be undertaking a project related to allergic respiratory disease, and have completed training. At the time of application, candidates must be United States citizens or foreign nationals holding one of the following visa immigration statuses: permanent resident (Green Card), exchange visitor (J-1), a temporary worker in a specialty occupation (H-1B), Canadian or Mexican citizen engaging in professional activities (TN), Australians in Specialty Occupation (E-3), or temporary worker with extraordinary abilities in the sciences (O-1). An applicant must be employed by a U.S. institution at the time of application and throughout the award.

Please contact Lynn Wong if you are interested in applying to this opportunity.