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Brain Research Foundation Scientific Innovations Award

Internal Due Date: TBD - Coordinator: Holly Sommers

Foundation Due Date: 07-01-2015 (Letter of Intent); October 1, 2015 (Full Applications)

Number of Applications: 1


The Brain Research Foundation’s Annual Scientific Innovations Award Program provides funding for innovative science in both basic and clinical neuroscience. This funding mechanism is designed to support creative, exploratory, cutting edge research in well-established research laboratories, under the direction of established investigators.


Submission Limitations: Emory University may nominate only 1 senior faculty member for this program

Internal Competition Guidelines: Interested applicants must submit an abstract of their proposed projects (not to exceed 2 pages) and an NIH-style biosketch to Holly Sommers via e-mail ( by no later than the internal deadline above for consideration. [It is very helpful if the abstract and biosketch can be combined into a single PDF with the abstract first.] Please put Brain Research Foundation – Candidate Name in the subject line of the e-mail. Please note that written reviews or summary statements from the internal review and selection process will not be available.

Holly Sommers, Director, Pre-award Grants Administration