Research Awards and Grants Announcement | American Lung Association

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Research Awards and Grants Announcement

We're serious about our investment in lung research and have big plans to grow our impact with innovative awards that have the potential to transform lives. We're awarding $8.7 million in promising research for 2019-2020 to help combat and reduce the burden of lung disease. This investment will fund 73 grants through our Airways Clinical Research Centers and Awards & Grants program. Meet the researchers.

We've also opened up our next application cycle with new awards and more funding. See what's new below.

Andrew Synn, M.D.

2019-2020 Catalyst Award

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Gregg Duncan, Ph.D.

2019-2020 Innovation Award

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Monica Cartelle-Gestal, Ph.D., ILM

2019-2020 Catalyst Award

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Thank a Researcher!

Recognize a researcher for their life-changing work. We'll share your words with the researchers we fund, and post some of these "thank you" notes on our website.

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Apply for 2020-2021 Lung Association Research Grants

We're now accepting research grant applications for 2020-2021. Learn more about the research we fund, eligibility requirements and how to apply.

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First-Ever Millennial Lung Health Study

The American Lung Association and Northwestern Medicine have been awarded a $24.8 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to conduct the first federally funded U.S. cohort study of millennials.

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ACRC 20th Anniversary

This ACRC is celebrating 20 years of significant discoveries that have improved the lives of people with asthma and COPD.

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