Grant Description: The Lymphatic Education and Research Network (LE&RN) and the American Society for Reconstructive Microsurgery (ASRM) recognize the importance of fostering the development of surgeon scientists prepared to undertake innovative research in lymphedema and microsurgery. Both LE&RN and ASRM are committed to increasing the availability of research funding dedicated to pilot research studies in this area. The purpose of the grant is to support a basic science, translational or clinical research grant in the area of lymphedema/lymphatic dysfunction. This grant will provide seed funding and is intended to allow researchers to conduct preliminary studies that set the stage for applications to external funding sources.
• be a MD, DO, or PhD
• hold a full-time clinical or research position in a U.S. or Canadian Institution where the research will be conducted
• be an Active or Candidate ASRM member or have a Co-PI who is an Active or Candidate member of ASRM
Requirement: Principal Investigators who are awarded a grant are required to present their work at the ASRM Annual Meeting.
Award Amount: Up to $5,000
Project Duration: 12 months
Period: July, 2019 – June, 2020
Applications Due: April 15, 2019
Award Announcements: May, 2019