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June 17, 2019

Now accepting applications: A look at the 2020 AGA grants cycle 

The AGA Research Foundation is pleased to announce the first two research awards in our 2020 cycle.

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The AGA Research Foundation is now accepting applications for the AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Augustyn Award in Digestive Cancer and the AGA-R. Robert & Sally Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer. As the GI community’s leading foundation for digestive health research, the AGA Research Foundation provides more than $2 million in research funding annually to support talented investigators who are working to enhance the diagnosis, management and treatment of digestive disorders.

Visit the AGA website to view a full listing of funding opportunities for the 2020 cycle, or follow the links below to learn more about the two awards now accepting applications.

Deadline to apply: Aug. 7, 2019

AGA-Caroline Craig Augustyn & Damian Augustyn Award in Digestive Cancer  

This award provides $40,000 for one year to an early career investigator who currently holds a federal or non-federal career development award devoted to conducting research related to digestive cancer. The objective of this AGA Research Foundation award is to provide supplemental funding to early-career investigators who have existing career development awards and are conducting research relevant to the pathogenesis, prevention, diagnosis or treatment of digestive cancer. 

 AGA-R. Robert & Sally Funderburg Research Award in Gastric Cancer

This award provides $50,000 per year for two years (totaling $100,000) to an established investigator working on novel approaches in gastric cancer research. The objective of this AGA Research Foundation award is to support an established investigator in the field of gastric biology whose research will enhance the fundamental understanding of gastric cancer pathobiology to ultimately prevent or develop a cure for the disease.

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