Research Funding

Federal spending agreement includes wins for medical community

March 26, 2018

Funding increase is the largest received in over a decade.

Pfizer to fund 6 pilot IBD projects through the AGA Research Foundation

March 15, 2018

Awards will support investigators exploring new research directions in inflammatory bowel disease.

Subsidize Your Travel Costs to DDW® 2018: Abstract and Travel Awards

Feb. 7, 2018

Mark your calendar for Feb. 16 and submit your application today.

AGA President Sheila Crowe Spends the Day on Capitol Hill Advocating for GI

Jan. 31, 2018

Dr. Crowe met with representatives to let Congress know that research funding and patient access to care are vital.

Tell Congress: Protect the Care of and Research for Digestive Disease Patients

Jan. 23, 2018

Join AGA Virtual Advocacy Day — Thursday, Jan. 25.

Apply for IBD Research Awards

Jan. 2, 2018

The deadline to submit applications is Jan. 19, 2018.

IBD Fellowship Support from Pfizer

Dec. 21, 2017

Organizations seeking funding must submit proposals describing the strength of their program in support of clinical training and research.
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Digestive Disease Week® (DDW)

Dec. 19, 2017

Digestive Disease Week® (DDW) is the premier meeting for the GI professional. Every year it attracts approximately 15,000 physicians, researchers and academics from around the world who desire to stay up-to-date in the field.

2018 Research Grants Open for Applications

Dec. 11, 2017

Don't lose sight of award deadlines during the busy holiday season. Read on to discover open grants from the AGA Research Foundation and when applications are due.

Call on Congress to Increase NIH Funding

Dec. 7, 2017

AGA supports a $2 billion increase to support federal research funding.

Litwin IBD Pioneers Initiative

Nov. 27, 2017

Funding available for innovative clinical and translational research projects with the potential to improve the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

Funding for Colorectal Cancer Research

Nov. 15, 2017

NCI is offering $3 million in research funding for colorectal cancer screening research.

Grant Spotlight: AGA Pilot Awards

Nov. 8, 2017

Take your new research project idea and make it a reality with an AGA research award. Eight grants are open with a Jan. 12, 2018, deadline.

AGA’s Investment in the Future of GI

Oct. 12, 2017

Each year, we provide more than $2 million in research funding. See how this money is being used to advance the field and improve patient care.

My Inaugural Visit to Capitol Hill

Sept. 28, 2017

Dr. Nice Toriz learned that it’s urgent to participate in advocacy to ensure that Congress hears the voice of GI.

RFP Issued to Identify Best Practices in IBD Shared-Decision Making

Sept. 13, 2017

Applications accepted from Sept. 11 through Oct. 13

Congressional Committees Approve Increase for NIH Funding

Sept. 13, 2017

Senate bill includes funding for gastrointestinal disorders and cancers.

Final Call for Research Scholar Award Applications

Aug. 31, 2017

Submit your documents by Sept. 8 to be considered for these grants from the AGA Research Foundation.

AGA Academy of Educators Grant Award Deadline Extended to Sept. 8

Aug. 31, 2017

Apply for one of four competitive educational grant awards of $1,000 from the AGA Academy of Educators.

AGA Members Meet with Rep. Gene Green at Baylor College

Aug. 24, 2017

In-district meetings personalize GI for congressional legislators.

10 Tips to Help You Get a Research Grant

Aug. 17, 2017

Review these tips for writing and preparing your application.

GI Investigator of the Week: Josephine Ni

Aug. 10, 2017

Dr. Josephine Ni, a 2017 AGA Research Foundation grant recipient, opens up about her research and career goals.

Get Advice (or Offer Some) on Securing Research Funding

Aug. 2, 2017

Join Drs. Arthur Beyder and Christina Twyman-Saint Victor in an AGA Community Early Career Group discussion on research funding.

Academy of Educators Now Accepting Grant Applications

Aug. 1, 2017

Four competitive grants of $1,000 each will be awarded.