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Proposals Due May 3rd for Early Stage Drug Discovery Awards!

Drug Discovery 1The Drug Discovery Pilot Award program, jointly funded by the Medical Center and the Moulder Center for Drug Discovery Research at Temple University, is accepting proposal applications until Friday, May 3. The purpose of the program is to support projects in drug development research that result in technology development, extramural funding, and commercialization.

The program will fund early exploratory studies at Rochester with grants ranging between $4,000 and $8,000. The program also provides up to $25,000 to support “lead finding studies.” Contact Michael Rusnak at 276-6610 with any questions regarding submissions.



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