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ASRM LE&RN Combined Pilot Lymphedema Research Grant

ASRM LE&RN Combined Pilot Lymphedema Research Grant

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.


An applicant must…

• be an 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, 2018 – June, 2019

Applications Due: February 15, 2018

Award Announcements: April, 2018


APPLICATION - Please view the submission instructions carefully. All material must be uploaded, no documents will be received by mail or email to the Central Office.