Child Neurology Society 2023 Award Announcement
Dr. Kenneth Swaiman, one of the nation’s first pediatric neurologists, founded the Child Neurology Society in 1972 and established the Child Neurology Foundation in 2001. While the Society is the professional organization for the nation’s pediatric neurologists, the Foundation is committed to serving as a connective center of education and support for children and their families living with neurologic conditions. Child neurologists of the CNS and CNF have developed a specialized committee to fulfill this function with the following Awards and Grants offered to members of the CNS.
The Philip R. Dodge Young Investigator Award
The award is for basic science or clinical research by accomplished young investigators who are members of the Child Neurology Society. The Dodge Award is supported by an endowment funded by CNS members and institutional contributors. The recipient of the Dodge award will receive a grant of $30,000 and will be invited to present their work during the morning plenary session at the 52nd CNS Annual Meeting in Vancouver, BC, Canada, October 4-7, 2023.
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Child Neurology Foundation 2023 Awards Announcement
The Child Neurology Foundation has awarded over 4.6 million dollars in research funding and scholarships to child neurologists, medical students, and researchers who are working to identify treatments and cures for pediatric neurologic diseases.
Child neurologists of the CNS and CNF have developed a specialized committee to fulfill this function with the following Awards and Grants offered to members of the CNS.
The 2023 CNSF Research Grants application deadline is April 15, 2023.
The 2023 CNF Medical Student Scholarships application deadline is March 19, 2023.
Child Neurology Society and Foundation Research Award and Grant FAQ Sheet
Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation (PERF) Elterman Research Grant
The PERF™ Elterman Research Grant supports clinical or basic science research by a child neurologist or developmental pediatrician early in his/her academic career. The selected investigator will receive a $150,000 grant of $75,000 per year for two years. Applicants must be a member of the Child Neurology Society.
The application Deadline is April 15, 2023.
To learn more, visit: https://www.childneurologyfoundation.org/perf-elterman-grant
Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation (PERF) Shields Research Grant
The PERF™ Shields Research Grant supports translational or clinical research by a child neurologist or developmental pediatrician early in his/her academic career. The selected investigator will receive a $150,000 grant of $75,000 per year for two years. Applicants must be a member of the Child Neurology Society.
The application Deadline is April 15, 2023.
To learn more, visit: https://www.childneurologyfoundation.org/perf-shields-grant
Child Neurology Foundation Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (NDD) Summer Research Scholarship
The Child Neurology Foundation announces the availability of (1) one summer clinical research scholarship for a first- or second-year US or Canadian medical student who has an interest in training in neurodevelopmental disabilities or child neurology.
The award will be made for clinical research focused in the field of neurodevelopmental disabilities in children or young adults to be conducted under the direction of a child neurology/NDD subspecialist during the 2023 summer break. The selected applicant will receive a $3,500 scholarship to support the research project.
To learn more, visit: https://www.childneurologyfoundation.org/ndd-scholarship
Dr. Kenneth F. Swaiman Medical Student Scholarship
To honor the legacy of Dr. Swaiman and his contribution to child neurology, the Child Neurology Foundation’s (CNF) offers the Dr. Kenneth F. Swaiman Medical Student Scholarship thanks to the support of his wife and pediatric neurologist Dr. Phyllis Sher.
Administered annually, the $6,000 summer research scholarship will be given to each of three (3) U.S. or Canadian medical students who have an interest in exploring a career in child neurology. Travel expenses up to $1,500 will be provided to attend the annual Child Neurology Society meeting. The award will be open to second- or third-year medical students for a basic or clinical research project in child neurology conducted under the direction of a child neurologist.
To learn more, visit: https://www.childneurologyfoundation.org/swaiman-scholarship
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News from NIH
The National Institute of Health (NIH) has announced seven programs, grants and/or awards of interest to CNS members interested in exploring new research funding and resources:
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Understanding Neurological Effects of COVID-19 and Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection (R01 Clinical Trial Optional)
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Understanding Neurological Effects of COVID-19 and Post-Acute Sequelae of SARS-CoV-2 Infection (R21 Clinical Trial Optional)
Updated Process for Requesting Drawdowns Outside of the Liquidation Period
Request for Information on the NIH Plan to Enhance Public Access to the Results of NIH-Supported Research
Notice of Clarification Regarding Eligibility Information for SBIR/STTR Commercialization Readiness Pilot Program (CRP)
Notice of Change to Minimum Performance Standards for SBIR and STTR Applicants
Natural History and Biomarker Studies of Rare Neurodegenerative Diseases (U01) Clinical Trials Optional
Application Receipt Date(s): May 04, 2023