April 9, 2014
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO THE MARFAN FOUNDATION The Marfan Foundation Grant Program for 2014 is requesting applications for 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 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 according to the Foundation's guidelines and must be submitted electronically.
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