Grant Application Details: ISHLT/Heartware Award for Translation Research in MCS


One-year award in the amount of $65,000
Application Deadline: February 29, 2016
Award Decision and Notification: April 1, 2016


The purpose of the Award is to support research utilizing MCS that would result in an increased understanding of the biologic effects, use as sole or combined therapy, insights into patient/MCS management, innovative use/application or improved outcomes for the treatment of heart failure. The Award is aimed to support rising stars in the field of mechanical circulatory support at a critical time in their career. The Award recipient will have already established a track record in the field of mechanical circulatory support and will aim to further develop their career this area.

The intent is that the Award will be for a junior faculty position dedicated to a career in the use of MCS as a treatment option for heart failure. It is anticipated that the individual will be clinician or clinician scientist at an active VAD/transplant program with a faculty appointment in either cardiology or cardiac surgery.


Applicants must have Board certification or be Board eligible (within their stated field) and have an academic staff appointment.
Applicants must have achieved such no more than 3 years prior to the date of application
Applicants must have a full-time faculty appointment at a University or other accredited institution of higher learning.
Applicants must not have already received extramural (external) funding >$40,000 for the same period from any other granting agency. Simultaneous internal funding for the recipient’s institution/department is permitted if it is not for the same or closely related research

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