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Submissions Now Being Accepted: Anorexia Nervosa Research Grants RFA

Eating Disorders Research Grants Program 

2020 Request for Applications

 

 

Submissions now being accepted

via our online application portal through Dec. 9, 2019 at 1:00pm EST

 

 

Scientific scope: Research projects that investigate the underlying biology of anorexia nervosa

 

Amount/duration: Up to $750,000 over 1 – 3 years

Application deadline: December 9, 2019

 

What we are looking for: 

·     Proposals that directly investigate the underlying biology of anorexia nervosa, and the questions of how and why it develops and persists

·     Human and animal studies that are directly relevant to the disease, and also studies addressing its genetic basis, building on results from a recently published genome-wide association study of ~ 17,000 cases including nearly 13,000 cases from the Anorexia Nervosa Genetics Initiative (ANGI), an initiative of The Klarman Family Foundation

 

Who is eligible: 

·     Researchers who hold a faculty appointment at a nonprofit academic, medical or research institution in the United States, Canada or Israel

·     Researchers with a strong track record in another field who can bring a new approach to anorexia nervosa research are also encouraged to apply

 

Research topics NOT within the scientific scope of this program: 

·     Obesity

·     Normal feeding behavior and/or negative energy balance

·     Behavioral therapy

·     Medical complications of eating disorders

·     Clinical trials

·     Sickness-induced anorexia or other types of anorexia distinct from the psychiatric disease anorexia nervosa

 

 

For further information visit: klarmanfoundation.org/eating-disorders-research/

 

Applicants please note two resources available on our website in the 2020 Application Materials and Resources section: a webinar "Clinical Overview of AN" and a summary poster from a KFF funded study, "Developing an Illness-Staging Framework for AN"

 

 

Application Deadline: December 9, 2019 by 1:00pm EST

Decisions: May 2020

Grant Start Dates: July 1 – October 1, 2020

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