Career Development Grant

Through Lung Cancer Initiative's Career Development Grant, LCI aims to support and provide research funding to emerging research leaders who plan to continue their career in the field of lung cancer.

The researcher’s project must be focused on basic scientific research with the goal of impacting lung cancer care, including lung cancer prevention, diagnosis, treatment, or survivorship.

The award is granted for two years and open to researchers employed at these five medical institutions in North Carolina: Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Wake Forest University, East Carolina University or Levine Cancer Institute.

Contact our Senior Director of Programs, Jenni Danai for any questions.

Deadlines and Timetable

  • Applications Available: August 1st, 2021
  • Applications Due: October 22nd, 2021
  • Notification of Decision: December 3rd, 2021
  • Grant Begins: January 1st, 2021 

Past Recipients: 

2019 - Emily B. Harrison, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


2020 - Shetal A. Patel MD, PhD, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Click Here to Download the 2021 Career Development Application 


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