In order to be eligible for this opportunity, applicants must have a doctoral degree (including PhD, MD, DO, DC, ND, DDS, DVM, ScD, DNS, PharmD, or equivalent doctoral degree) in a related field and not currently be a candidate for a further doctoral or professional degree.
Applications will be accepted from independent investigators at all levels who are affiliated with an academic, medical or research institution in North America. Employees or subcontractors of a U.S. government entity or for-profit private industry are not eligible.
Investigators may submit only one application for a AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grant but may concurrently apply for other AACR grants.
Members of the Scientific Review Committee are not eligible to apply for a AACR-Bayer Innovation and Discovery Grant.
Applications will be peer-reviewed by a Scientific Review Committee comprised of researchers and physician-scientists respected for their own accomplishments in cancer and drug discovery research and viewed as leaders in the field. The successful applicants will be notified in March 2016.