Career Awards for Medical Scientists

Application Deadline:

Oct 01, 2021

by

7:00pm

ET

Status:

Now Accepting Applications

Eligibility & Application Process:

For a full explanation of the eligibility requirements, view the Request for Proposals here.

Request for Proposals

Advisory Committee

Derek Abbott, MD, PhD (Co-Chair)
Arline H. and Curtis F. Gavin Professor of Medicine
Department of Pathology
Case Western Reserve University
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences - 2006

Geoffrey Aguirre, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Neurology
University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine
Department of Neurology
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 2004

Leslie J. Berg, PhD
Professor and Chair
Immunology and Microbiology Department
University of Colorado School of Medicine

Chester W. Brown, MD, PhD
St. Jude Chair of Excellence in Genetics
Professor of Division Chief of Genetics
Department of Pediatrics
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 2000

Paul Buckmaster, DVM, PhD
Professor
Dept. of Comparative Medicine
Stanford University
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1996

Kathleen H. Burns, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Oncology
Director, Physician Scientist Training Program
Deputy Director for Research and Programs, Department of Pathology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
BWF Career Awardee for Medical Scientists - 2008

Kathleen Caron, Ph.D. (Co-Chair)
Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology and Genetics
Chair, Dept. of Cell Biology & Physiology
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences - 2001

Jeanine D'Armiento, MD, PhD
Professor of Medicine in Anesthesiology
Director of the Center for Molecular Pulmonary Disease
in Anesthesiology and Physiology and Cellular Biophysics
Director, Center for LAM and Rare Lung Disease
Chair, University Senate
Columbia University
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1996

Seth Field, MD, PhD
Harrington Discovery Institute
Case Western Reserve University
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences - 2004

Sarah H. Lisanby, MD
Director, Division of Translational Research
Director, Noninvasive Neuromodulation Unit, Experimental Therapeutics and Pathophysiology Branch
National Institute of Mental Health

Heather C. Mefford, MD, PhD
Full Member
Center for Pediatric Neurological Disease Research
Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
BWF Career Awardee for Medical Scientists – 2008

W. Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD
Cornelius Abernathy Craig Professor of Medicine and Biochemistry
Director, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Upinder Singh, MD
Division Chief, Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
Associate Professor, Depts. of Internal Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
Stanford University School of Medicine
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1998

Barry Sleckman, MD, PhD
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College, Cornell University
BWF Career Awardee in the Biomedical Sciences – 1996

Additional members may be added to the committee.

Award Timeline

Oct 01, 2021

Application Deadline

Jan 31, 2022

Finalists notified by

May 20, 2022

Notice of Award

Sep 01, 2022

Award Start Date

Aug 31, 2027

Award End Date

Program Contacts

Rolly Simpson

Senior Program Officer

919-991-5110

Kendra Tucker

Kendra Tucker

Program Associate

919-991-5115