Pediatric Research Center Pilot Grants

Children's Healthcare of Atlanta with partners at Georgia Tech, Emory University, and Morehouse School of Medicine are pleased to offer an annual research pilot program that is aligned with the aims of the Pediatric Research Centers. These pilot award funds are designed to stimulate new research projects and build new collaborations in child health-related research areas. Applications are due July 1, 2020 by 6:00 PMApply here.

PURPOSETo stimulate new research projects, build new collaborations, and increase extramural funding for pediatric research. Proposals should be aimed towards generating preliminary data for subsequent extramural grant applications. 

TYPES & AMOUNTSThree types of awards are available:

  • Type 1: General Center Award - up to $50,000 per award
    • ​Center for Childhood Infections and Vaccines (CCIV)
    • Clinical Outcomes Research and Public Health (CORPH)
    • Center for Transplantation and Immune-mediated Disorders (CTID)
    • Marcus Autism Center
  • Type 2: Center for Drug Discovery (CDD) Collaborative Drug Screening - up to $28,000 per award
  • Type 3: Junior Faculty Focused (JFF) - up to $50,000 per award

PROJECT PERIOD: October 1, 2020 - September 30, 2021