ACS Institutional Research Grant

The national chapter of the American Cancer Society (ACS) has awarded Boston University – Boston Medical Center Cancer Center an Institutional Research Grant (IRG) to encourage new investigators to complete cancer-related research by providing pilot funds.  These funds make it possible for investigators to complete promising new projects and/or pursue novel ideas that will provide preliminary data for future grant applications from other agencies and programs. Awards will generally be $30,000 in direct costs for one year.  Research areas may include basic science cancer biology, clinical care, and population sciences.  Please click here for a list of funded investigators. It is anticipated that the next RFA will be released in October 2019.

Please contact Erin McCarthy ( for further information