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 85 thyroid research grants totaling over $2.2 million since the inception of the Research Fund.
ATA Research Grant Submission Deadlines
- 2017: January 31, 2017
The American Thyroid Association has awarded 85 thyroid research grants totaling over $2.2 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 60 special research grants totaling $1,680,000 focused on thyroid cancer and medullary thyroid cancer since 2003. ThyCa is supporting 3 research grants in 2016 and 3 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 five thyroid cancer grants since 2014 for a total of $143,750. BMC will be supporting a new thyroid cancer grant in 2016 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
2017 Call for Research Grant Proposals (PDF File, 219 KB)
Research Grant Submission Site – Opens in early December 2016
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.