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Aerocrine 2013 Fellows Program Award

Aerocrine 2013 Fellows Program Award
Asthma/Allergy/Immunology/Pulmonary/Critical Care
Deadline: Friday, May 24, 2013 at 11:59 PM EDT

The Aerocrine Fellows Program Award supports a developing academic 2nd and 3rd year fellow specializing in Asthma/Allergy/Immunology/Pulmonary/Critical Care.  The grant will be awarded to one fellow who proposes a new research study utilizing exhaled nitric oxide to improve asthma management in which patient enrollment can be completed during the 2013-2014 fellowship year.  It is intended that the research findings will result in publication.

A $25,000 stipend for one year of education in Asthma/Allergy/Immunology/Pulmonary/Critical Care beginning July 1, 2013 will be awarded.  Award payments will be made quarterly to the program of the selected fellow.  The funding can support the salary of the recipient and/or purchase of supplies, the salaries of technical personnel and other resources necessary for the completion of the research project.

Aerocrine will supply a NIOX MINO® asthma inflammation monitor for measurement of exhaled NO (eNO) and consumables necessary to complete the research protocol.  Device is to be returned to Aerocrine upon completion of research protocol.

The Fellow must be attending a certified fellowship program.  A Fellow must either be an MD or DO who has successfully completed a first year of Asthma/Allergy/Immunology/Pulmonary/Critical Care training as of June 30, 2013.

Fellows must perform their research at a US institution.

The full application is available at the Foundant Technologies website, please click here.

*To complete the application you must first create a new account.  If you encounter any technical difficulties, please contact Alyssa Chase at achase@thoracic.org.

Deadline: May 24, 2013

The ATS Scientific Advisory Committee (SAC) will review the applications. The membership of the SAC is listed on the ATS website. Additional ad hoc reviewers will be invited to participate, as needed.  The Fellows Program Award winner will be selected on the scientific level of the proposed research and the importance of eNO in clinical use.  All applicants will be notified by email by June. Funding begins July 1, 2013.

The award is for the Fellowship of the individual identified in the application.

Questions may be directed to: Alyssa Chase, Senior Manager, ATS Foundation Research Program at achase@thoracic.org.