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Thank you for your interest in the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s research grants! We are currently not accepting grant applications. Please see additional funding opportunities below and join our researcher mailing list to be the first to hear about future PanCAN research grants.

CLOSED 2018 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Translational Research Grant

Amount: $500,000 | Duration: Two years
Supports an independent investigator conducting high priority pancreatic cancer research that is poised for important translational next steps to help move scientific discovery to application in patients. Proposed research should aim to identify novel targets and approaches to the treatment of pancreatic cancer or understand and circumvent treatment resistance. Please see FAQs or RFA for research areas of interest.
Application deadline: January 15, 2018

CLOSED 2018 Pancreatic Cancer Action Network Catalyst Grant

Amount: $500,000 | Duration: Three years
Supports a junior faculty to conduct pancreatic cancer research and establish successful career paths in the field. Proposed research may be basic, translational, clinical or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to pancreatic cancer.
Application deadline: December 15, 2017


Additional Funding Opportunities

Researchers: Sign up for funding alerts via our Research Digest. The Digest is updated regularly to feature current private and federal grants and job openings.

Building a Community for Progress

In addition to receiving financial support for their research, grantees participate in the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network’s Community for Progress. Our mentorship program connects grantees with leading scientists in the field. Ongoing career support activities offer opportunities for education and professional development to help keep our community of researchers committed and involved.

For more information, please email grants@pancan.org or call 310-725-0025.

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