Call for proposal

15FEB
2019
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  Friday 15 February 2019

[ SIMONS FOUNDATION - SFARI 2019 Novel Outcome Measures in ASD | Research funding ]

Aim: The mission of the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI) is to improve the understanding, diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorders (ASD) by funding innovative research of the highest quality and relevance.
 
Grants awarded through this request for applications (RFA) will support the development and validation of clinically relevant outcome measures that will sensitively and reliably distinguish treatment effects from placebo response on the core symptoms of ASD (i.e., impairment in social communication and social interaction; restricted/repetitive behaviors, interests and activities; and sensory symptoms).
 
Duration: 2 or 3 years
 
Funding: USD $300’000 per year, including indirect costs.
 
Eligibility: All applicants and key collaborators must hold a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree and have a faculty position or the equivalent. There are no citizenship or country requirements.
 
How to Apply: Applications must be completed electronically and submitted using forms provided at proposalCENTRAL. Applications must include a proposal narrative, biosketches for principal investigator(s) and key collaborators, current and pending support for principal investigator(s) and key collaborators, budget, research environment and resources, and a data-sharing plan.
A Signature Page must be completed by the Research Office.
 
Notice of Intent Deadline: 15-Feb-2019
Full Application Deadline: 1-March-2019
 
Further information
  • More information about the program is available here.
  • The application portal proposalCENTRAL can be found here.
  • For any other questions, or to complete the signature page, please contact the Research Office.

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