The American Thyroid Association® (ATA) is committed to supporting research into better ways to diagnose and treat thyroid disease. The generosity of members, patients, industry, and donors in the workplace has enabled the ATA® to award 92 thyroid research grants totaling over $2.4 million since the inception of the Research Fund.
ATA® Research Grant Submission Deadlines
- 2017: January 29, 2018
- 2018: January 31, 2019
The American Thyroid Association® has awarded 92 thyroid research grants totaling over $2.4 million since the inception of the Research Fund. In addition, the ATA® rigorously manages the selection of research projects and distribution of over $1.8 million generously donated to the ATA® specifically for research grants from ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., Bite Me Cancer and Thyroid Head and Neck Cancer Foundation.
ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. (ThyCa) has provided funding in support of 67 special research grants totaling $1,881,250 focused on thyroid cancer and medullary thyroid cancer since 2003.
ThyCa is supporting 3 research grants in 2017 and 4 renewing grants. ThyCa is a member of the ATA® Alliance for Patient Education. Find out more at www.thyca.org
Bite Me Cancer (BMC) is our newest grant funder supporting seven thyroid cancer grants since 2014 for a total of $201,250. BMC will be supporting a new thyroid cancer grant in 2017 and one renewing grant. BMC is a member of the ATA Alliance for Patient Education. Find out more at www.bitemecancer.org
Thyroid Head and Neck Cancer Foundation (THANC) funded sixteen grants from 2007-2010 for a total $460,000. Find out more at
ATA® Call for Research Grants
American Thyroid Association® (ATA) Call for Research Grants Proposals (PDF File, 225 KB)
Deadline: Monday, January 29, 2018
For further inquiries about the research grant application process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Publications from ATA® Grants
The following represent thyroid-related publications from all ATA-supported grant recipients, arranged by the year the award was made, covering the five year period following the award.