February 3, 2014
The Marfan Foundation Grant Program for 2014 is requesting applications for the following three grant programs: Victor McKusick Fellowship Program, Early Investigator Program and the Faculty Grant Program. SPECIAL AREAS OF INTEREST INCLUDE basic research, translational studies, and clinical studies in cardiovascular, genetic, orthopedic, and ophthalmological areas utilizing synergistic collaborations; integration of novel theories from non-traditional researchers into established paradigms; novel animal model systems; innovation; and the distillation of knowledge into practical new therapies for Marfan syndrome and related disorders. Special consideration is given to proposals in non-cardiac disciplines and clinical research areas. AWARDS FOR ALL PROGRAMS are determined based on proposal evaluations by The Marfan Foundation's Scientific Advisory Board with the approval of the Foundation's Board of Directors. No overhead or indirect costs are considered. Proposals must be prepared accor
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