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Taub Foundation Grants Program for MDS Research

The Taub Foundation Grants Program for Myelodysplastic Syndromes (MDS) Research was created to support high-impact, innovative translational research to understand the underlying causes of MDS and to advance its treatment and prevention. The Program specifically focuses on MDS research, exclusive of AML and MPN. Studies focusing on molecular genetics, epigenetics, splicing factors, stem cells, the microenvironment and novel therapeutic targets relevant to MDS are encouraged.

Three-year awards of $600,000 ($200,000 per year, inclusive of 10% indirect costs) will be made to independent investigators working in non-profit, non-governmental academic, medical, or research institutions within the United States. Collaborative efforts are encouraged.

Use the links below to access the online application.

As of April 5, 2016, applicants are now able to start a New Application and return to a Saved Application.  If you encounter any technical issues, please contact the Program Officer.

Click the link below to Begin a New Application:

Click the link below to Return to a Saved Application:

Last updated on Tuesday, April 05 at 3:38 pm
Submission Deadline:
Friday, May 13, 2016 @
12:00 Noon, EDT

Funding Begins
December 15, 2016
Erin Johnstone Erin Johnstone
Program Officer
617.279.2240 ext. 710

Erin Johnstone Ms. Johnstone manages several grant programs and all pre- and post-award activity, including the organization of review committees, award recipient scientific meetings, award payments and tracking of program funds. Additional skills include database management, online application development, and the utilization of technology to track grant submissions and reports. Prior to joining The Medical Foundation division, she coordinated six regional and national grant programs for the New England Foundation for the Arts and managed research applications and awards for 10 departments and two centers in the Office of Research at Boston University’s Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Ms. Johnstone holds a Graduate Certificate in Fundraising Management from Boston University.

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