Damon Runyon Fellowship Award

Damon Runyon Fellowship Award
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The Damon Runyon Fellowship Award supports the training of the brightest postdoctoral scientists as they embark upon their research careers. This funding enables them to be trained by established investigators in leading research laboratories across the country.

Damon Runyon Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientist
There are often a select few Damon Runyon Fellows who have greatly exceeded the Foundation’s highest expectations.  To catapult their research careers, the Foundation will make an additional investment in these exceptional individuals at the end of the Fellowship by selecting them as recipients of the Damon Runyon Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists.

Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award

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The Damon Runyon-Sohn Pediatric Cancer Fellowship Award provides funding to basic scientists and clinicians who conduct research with the potential to significantly impact the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of one or more pediatric cancers.

Damon Runyon Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientist
There are often a select few Damon Runyon-Sohn Fellows who have greatly exceeded the Foundation’s highest expectations.  To catapult their research careers, the Foundation will make an additional investment in these exceptional individuals at the end of the Pediatric Cancer Fellowship by selecting them as recipients of the Damon Runyon Dale F. Frey Award for Breakthrough Scientists.

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award

New Cancer Research Through Clinical Investigator Award

NOTICE: Due to inclement weather, the 2014 application deadline for this award has been extended to 4:00 pm on Thursday, February 20, 2014. 

NOTICE: Institutional nominations are no longer required. Other changes to the award eligibility/guidelines have also been made. Please review materials carefully. The 2014 application deadline date for this award is Tuesday, February 18, 2014. 

The Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award supports early career physician-scientists conducting patient-oriented research. The goal of this innovative program is to increase the number of physicians capable of moving seamlessly between the laboratory and the patient’s bedside in search of breakthrough treatments.

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigators are eligible to apply for Continuation Grants in the final year of their award.

Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award

Damon Runyon-Rachleff Award Funds Innovative Cancer Research

NOTICE: The application guidelines for the Innovation Award have changed

The Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award supports the next generation of exceptionally creative thinkers with “high-risk/high-reward” ideas that have the potential to significantly impact our understanding of and/or approaches to the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of cancer but lack sufficient preliminary data to obtain traditional funding.