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AGA Research Foundation Announces New IBD Grants

July 6, 2016

Thanks to generous grants from Takeda and Pfizer, several new IBD research grants are now open to applications.

AGA has announced several new research grants designed to support investigators studying inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Information is provided below. For more information on these and other open awards from the AGA Research Foundation, visit the research funding section of the AGA website.

AGA-Takeda Pharmaceuticals Research Scholar Awards in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
This award will provide $90,000 per year for three years (total $270,000) to three young investigators working toward independent research careers with a focus on IBD. Interested researchers should apply to AGA by Aug. 26.

AGA-Pfizer Pilot Research Award in Inflammatory Bowel Disease
This grant will provide a one-year grant of $30,000 to support pilot projects proposed by investigators interested in exploring new research directions in IBD. This award will provide non-salary funds for new investigators to help establish their research careers or, for established investigators, it will support pilot projects that represent new research directions. The application deadline is Jan. 13, 2017.

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