The mission of PREP is to fund the UAB community in innovative research; contributing to the evidence base of palliative and supportive care and enhancing the prospect for external funding opportunities. Funding is one year. Funds will be available beginning October 1, 2016. One award will support research in the areas of: nutrition as it relates to palliative, supportive, or survivorship care; or nutrition as it relates to cancer. Two to three awards, not exceeding $25K each, will support research in the areas of, but are not limited to: aging, HIV/AIDS, or cancer in the context of palliative, supportive, or survivorship care.
MISSION: The mission of the KL2 program is to prepare independent investigators to pursue careers focused on translating research evidence into practice and to evaluate the benefits and harms of different strategies and interventions on patient outcomes.
Mentored Research Training - Multidisciplinary mentored research training is the backbone of the program and fundamental to successful career development. The program includes a partnership of CCTS Partner Network Institutions and their respective interdisciplinary research centers, offering a large and diverse pool of experienced Mentors
Didactic Training - Scholars are strongly encouraged to participate in a combination of courses and seminars to address specific training goals tailored to their background, experience, career objectives and interests.
Support for Training Related Expenses - For each appointed KL2 Scholar, limited funds are available to support annual research-related expenditures, including but not limited to tuition and fees, travel, and research staff.
KEY DATES: We will be accepting full applications for this KL2 Scholar slot until July 1, 2016. The application deemed meritorious by the selection committee will have a start date of no later than November 1, 2016.