Research

Grant applications are currently being accepted for the Career Development award. Applications can be downloaded here.

Since 2008 the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina has funded more than $2.6 million in lung cancer research.The goal of the Lung Cancer Initiative of North Carolina's research program is to further the development of local lung cancer care and research programs across the state of North Carolina.  By funding research activities of fellows and young investigators we will help to jump start their careers and encourage their continuing involvement in the field of lung cancer.

Research Fellow Program (2015- current)

We are excited to partner with Duke University, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Wake Forest University, East Carolina University, and Levine Cancer Institute for our Research Fellow Program. 

Fellows will include students who wish to pursue a career in lung cancer research, diagnosis, treatment and/or care. Visit our Research Fellows Page.

Vicky Amidon Innovation Grant in Lung Cancer Research (2018- current)

Through the Vicky Amidon Innovation Grant in Lung Cancer Research, LCI aims to recognize and provide research funding for innovative lung cancer projects that will improve the lives of those diagnosed with lung cancer in North Carolina.  Learn more about past recipients here. 

Career Development Research Grant (2019- current)

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

V Foundation Partnerships

The Lung Cancer Initiative has partnered with the V Foundation to co-fund several research grants. Learn more about our partnership with the V Foundation.

Past Research Grants

To read more about past researchers whose careers we have jump started, visit our Past Research Grant page.

Health Research Alliance

The Lung Cancer Initiative is proud to join over 85 other nonprofit research funders as a member of the Health Research Alliance.  The Health Research Alliance is a collaborative member organization of nonprofit research funders, committed to maximizing the impact of biomedical research to improve human health.

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