Research Grant Program
Request for Proposals – 2022 Funding Year
Investigator-Initiated Multi-year Pilot Grants Program (2022-2024)
Deadline: The submission deadline is August 15, 2021 1:00 p.m.
Purpose: The mission of the Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern Medicine is to strive for a future without ALS by accelerating leading-edge research while providing life-enhancing treatment to people living with ALS.
Objectives: The Les Turner ALS Center at Northwestern Medicine provides funding to support basic science investigations into the fundamental abnormalities in ALS. It is anticipated that mechanistic insights into ALS will lead to new therapeutic opportunities.
The goal of the research grant program to launch scientific advancements to provide hope for a future without ALS, turning ideas into discoveries, and ultimately, treatments. in the best projects that will attain these goals.
Duration and Award Amount:
Up to $80,000 per year. Grant proposals may be for one, two or three years.
Details for application submissions will be shared soon. Applications will be submitted via FSM Competitions.
Click here to submit an application
Scientific Advisory Committee
A small group of reviewers will serve on the Scientific Advisory Committee to provide guidance to the LTALSC Center Director and Advisory Council to ensure fairness, transparency and equity in the awarding of grants.
|Bob Brown||University of Massachusetts|
|Steve Strittmatter||Yale University|
|Jiou Wang||Johns Hopkins University|
|Luc Dupuis||University of Strassbourg|
|Justin Ichida||University of Southern California|
|Justin Fallon||Brown University|
|Jean-Pierre Julien||Laval University|
|Umrao Monani||Columbia University|
|Nicholas Merakagis||Johns Hopkins|
|Tali Gidalevitz||Drexel University|
|Phil Wong||Johns Hopkins University|
|Eddie Lee||University of Pennsylvania|
|Al La Spada||University of California, Irvine|
|Ben Murdock||University of Michigan|
|John Landers||University of Massachusetts|