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American Lung Association: Allergic Respiratory Diseases Research Award

Grant Amount: $150,000 over two years
Deadline: December 15, 2023
Category: Allergies, Respiratory Disease,
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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 of an academic medical center and conducting research advancing the understanding of allergic respiratory disease. A primary goal of this collaboration is to fund researchers at important crossroads of their careers.

The award provides $75,000 per year for up to two years in support of research in academic allergy and immunology divisions in an effort to increase research that ultimately leads to improved care and outcomes for patients with allergic respiratory disease.

To be eligible, applicants must hold a doctoral degree, be in a clinical allergy and immunology division (or clinical immunology division), be undertaking a project related to allergic respiratory disease, and have completed training. At the time of application, candidates must be U.S. citizens or foreign nationals holding one of the following visa immigration statuses: permanent resident (Green Card), exchange visitor (J-1), 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 (0-1). At the time of application and throughout the award, an applicant must be employed by a U.S. institution.

Please contact Sara Salmon if you are interested in applying to this opportunity.

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