• Proposal: 02/19/2020


  • Amount: $1.5M
  • Duration: 5 years


The New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) is soliciting applications from early career investigators for Innovator awards in neuroscience. The goal of this initiative is to foster truly bold, innovative scientists with the potential to transform the field of neuroscience. Applicants are encouraged in all areas of neuroscience, and NYSCF is committed to supporting the field as broadly as possible through these awards.

Applicants need not be working in areas related to stem cells or related areas.

Eligibility & Submission Requirements

To be eligible, candidates must:

  • Have completed one or more of the following degrees: MD, PhD, DPhil
  • Be within 5 years of starting a faculty (professorship) or comparable position on June 1, 2020
  • Have demonstrated ability to independently supervise staff and research
  • Have a publication record containing articles that are innovative and high impact

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