Research Grant

AGA-R. Robert & Sally Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer

Total Award Amount: $100,000

Term: Two years

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Aug. 12, 2016

Start Date: Jan. 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Established Investigators

This award provides $50,000 per year for two years (total $100,000) to an established investigator working on novel approaches in gastric cancer research, including the fields of gastric mucosal cell biology; regeneration and regulation of cell growth (not as they relate to peptic ulcer disease or repair); inflammation (including Helicobacter pylori) as precancerous lesions; genetics of gastric carcinoma; oncogenes in gastric epithelial malignancies; epidemiology of gastric cancer; etiology of gastric epithelial malignancies; or clinical research in the diagnosis or treatment of gastric carcinoma.

Research Grant

AGA-Dannon Gut Microbiome in Health Award

Total Award Amount: $20,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Aug. 12, 2016

Start Date: Jan. 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Established Investigators

A one-year, $20,000 research initiative grant offered to an established investigator who has contributed significant advances toward understanding the role and impact of the gut microbiome on health and well being.

Research Grant

Research Scholar Award (RSA)

Total Award Amount: $270,000

Term: 3 years

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Aug. 26, 2016

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Young Investigators

The Research Scholar Award (RSA) enables young investigators, instructors, research associates or equivalents to develop independent and productive research careers in digestive diseases by ensuring that a major proportion of their time is protected for research.

Research Grant

AGA-Takeda Pharmaceuticals Research Scholar Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Total Award Amount: $270,000

Term: 3 years

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Aug. 26, 2016

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Young Investigators

This award provides $90,000 per year for three years (total $270,000) to young investigators, instructors, research associates or equivalents working toward independent careers in gastroenterology, hepatology or related areas.

Research Grant

AGA-Elsevier Pilot Research Award

Total Award Amount: $25,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Jan. 6, 2017

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Established Investigators, Young Investigators

This research initiative grant for $25,000 for one year is offered to investigators to support pilot research projects in gastroenterology-or hepatology-related areas.

Research Grant

AGA-Elsevier Gut Microbiome Pilot Research Award

Total Award Amount: $25,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Jan. 6, 2017

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Established Investigators, Young Investigators

This research initiative grant for $25,000 for one year is offered to early stage and established investigators to support pilot research projects pertaining to the gut microbiome.

Research Grant

AGA-Medtronic Research & Development Pilot Award in Technology

Total Award Amount: $30,000/$1,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Jan. 6, 2017

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Established Investigators, Young Investigators

This research initiative grant for $31,000 for one year is offered to investigators to support the research and development of novel devices or technologies that will potentially impact the diagnosis or treatment of digestive disease.

Research Grant

AGA-Rome Foundation Functional GI and Motility Pilot Research Award

Total Award Amount: $50,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Jan. 13, 2017

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Established Investigators, Young Investigators

This research initiative grant for $50,000 for one year is offered to early stage and established investigators, postdoctoral research fellows and combined research and clinical fellows to support pilot research projects pertaining to functional GI and motility disorders. This award is jointly sponsored by the Rome Foundation and AGA.

Research Grant

AGA Microbiome Junior Investigator Research Award

Total Award Amount: $60,000

Term: 2 years

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Jan. 13, 2017

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Young Investigators

This award provides $30,000 per year for up to two years to junior investigators engaged in research related to the gut microbiome. Supported research may include basic, translational, clinical or health services investigation.

Research Grant

AGA-Pfizer Pilot Research Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Total Award Amount: $30,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Jan. 13, 2017

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Established Investigators, Young Investigators

This research initiative grant for $30,000 for one year is offered to investigators to support pilot research projects related to Inflammatory Bowel Disease.

Research Grant

AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Augustyn Award in Digestive Cancer

Total Award Amount: $40,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Jan. 20, 2017

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Young Investigators

This grant provides a one-time $40,000 award to a young investigator, instructor, research associate or equivalent who currently holds a federal or non-federal career development award devoted to conducting research related to digestive cancer.

Research Grant

AGA-June & Donald O. Castell, MD, Esophageal Clinical Research Award

Total Award Amount: $25,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Jan. 20, 2017

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Career Development, Young Investigators

One award of $25,000 will provide research and/or salary support for junior faculty involved in clinical research in esophageal diseases.

Student Award

AGA Investing in the Future Student Research Fellowship

Total Award Amount: $5,000

Term: 1 year

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Feb. 3, 2017

Start Date: April 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: Student Award

This fellowship provides 10 awards at $5,000 for underrepresented minority undergraduate and medical school students to perform eight to 10 weeks of research related to digestive diseases or nutrition.

DDW Travel Award

AGA-GRG Fellow Abstract Prize

Total Award Amount: Up to $1,000

Term: DDW Travel

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Feb. 24, 2017

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: DDW Travel Award, Fellow Travel Award, Travel Award

These awards were created to encourage trainees to become more involved in digestive disease research.

DDW Travel Award

AGA-Moti L. & Kamla Rustgi International Travel Awards

Total Award Amount: $750

Term: DDW Travel

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Feb. 24, 2017

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: DDW Travel Award, Travel Award

This award provides $750 to young basic, translational or clinical investigators residing outside North America to support their travel and related expenses to attend DDW.

Student Award w/DDW Travel Award

AGA Student Abstract Prize

Total Award Amount: Up to $1,000

Term: DDW Travel

Number of Awards:

Application Deadline: Feb. 24, 2017

Start Date: July 1, 2017

Eligible Categories: DDW Travel Award, Student Award, Travel Award

Travel awards will be given to high school, undergraduate, graduate and medical students who have submitted abstracts chosen by the AGA to be presented during Digestive Disease Week® (DDW).