DRC Pilot and Feasibility Grant Program Overview

The University of Pennsylvania Diabetes Research Center (DRC) is now accepting applications for the 2016 - 2017 Pilot and Feasibility (P&F) Awards.

The P&F program is particularly directed at new investigators and established investigators new to diabetes research. Established diabetes investigators pursuing high impact/high risk projects or projects that are a significant departure from their usual work are also eligible for support under the DRC P&F program. Applications are welcome from basic, clinical and translational investigators.


Your application will include the following:

Renewal Applications:

Metabolomics Applications:

Grants will be reviewed by the DRC Pilot and Feasibility Review Committee and internal and external reviewers. 

Post-Award Requirements

Once a grant is awarded, the responsibilities of successful applicants include involvement in the local diabetes community through seminar presentations and participation in local events of the diabetes research community, acknowledgement of Diabetes Center support in any publications emanating from the supported project, as well as progress reports and reporting of successful and independent grant applications resulting from the work supported by the DRC P&F grant.

For additional information, please contact:
Lisa Henry
Tel: 215-898-4365, Fax: 215-898-5408
e-mail: henryli@mail.med.upenn.edu
Dr. Doris Stoffers, Director
Pilot and Feasibility Grants Program
Tel: 215-573-5413, Fax: 215-898-5408
e-mail: stoffers@mail.med.upenn.edu


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