$1.5 Million Early Career Investigator Awards in Stem Cell Research

The New York Stem Cell Foundation’s (NYSCF) mission is to accelerate cures for the major diseases in the world today, through stem cell research.

The goal of these awards is to support highly innovative, emerging scientists whose pioneering approaches have the potential to transform the field of stem cell research, and advance understanding and use of stem cells in the development of treatments for human disease.

Eligible to apply are early career researchers based at both domestic and international accredited non profit research and academic institutions.

To be eligible, candidates must:

  • Have completed one or more of the following degrees: MD, PhD, DPhil.
  • Be within six years of starting a faculty (professorship) or comparable position on 1 June 2022.
  • Independently supervise a research team as head of group/laboratory.
  • Have a publication record containing articles that are innovative and high impact.

The award has a value of $1.5 million over five years.

Applications must be submitted by the deadline of 16 February 2022 (17:00 EST).