Birthmarks - Sturge-Weber Foundation funding opportunities ($ 60,000)
The Sturge-Weber Foundation (The SWF) invites proposals for Young Investigator Awards and Pilot Research Studies that focus on projects related to the pathogenesis or treatment of Sturge-Weber syndrome (SWS), Klippel-Trenaunay (KT) or Port Wine Stain birthmarks. Deadline for submitting a letter of intent is September 1, 2015. Funding is up to $ 30,000 per year for a maximum of two years.
Applicants from accredited medical schools and universities will be considered. The award will be made to the institution where the investigator will conduct his/her work and will not pay indirect costs.
The SWF's international mission is to improve the quality of life and care for people with Sturge-Weber syndrome and associated Port Wine Birthmark conditions through collaborative education, advocacy, research and friendly support.