The Boston Area Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center is funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive Diseases (NIDDK) to support research in Diabetes and its complications.  Research grants up to the amount of $30,000 will be awarded for meritorious proposals from candidates whose eligibility is defined by one or more of three criteria:

1.         Junior faculty without past or current NIH support to conduct Diabetes research. Not eligible if you have any support that is mandatory 100% effort where you cannot accept any federal funding.

2.         Established non-Diabetes researchers who have an innovative idea relevant to Diabetes.

3.         Established Diabetes investigators who have an innovative idea/approach relevant to Diabetes that represents a distinct departure from their established line of investigation.

4.         Co-PI’s are not allowed, and if you are not accepting salary and or less than 5%, please mention if there is cost sharing.

The Boston Area Diabetes Endocrinology Research Center
is now accepting
Pilot and Feasibility Research Grant Award Applications
For studies of
Diabetes Melitus and its Complications

It is anticipated that up to four meritorious applications will be funded.

Letters of Intent, Biosketch, Other support and Abstract due Friday October 9, 2018

If proposal accepted,Applications due by Thursday November 13, 2018

If you qualify based on one of the three criteria listed above, please email a letter of intent in MS Word that includes your name, degree, title and email address and a brief description of your research. In addition to the LOI email, please include an abstract with the title of your project (NIH form page) of your research, a biosketch and OS page. If your proposed research is deemed compatible with the goals of the BADERC, instructions for the preparation of a five-page application for a Pilot and Feasibility Research Grant Award will be forwarded to you. The deadline for the Grant application will be November 13, 2018. Funding will be effective April 1, 2019.

Please send Letters of Intent and abstract page with the title of your project in word via (email) to

Joel Habener, M.D.                                    
Director, Pilot & Feasibility Award Program
                                                                    Email: JHABENER@PARTNERS.ORG
                                                                            cc: MMUNRO@PARTNERS.ORG
Endocrinology Research Center
Wellman 320
50 Blossom St
Boston, MA 02114
Tel. (617) 726-3420
Fax. (617) 726-5649

To review awardee abstracts, please follow this link-

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