ATA Research Grants

The 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 64 thyroid research grants totaling $1,673,750 since the inception of the Research Fund.

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. has provided funding in support of 41 special research grants totaling $1,133,750 focused on thyroid cancer and medullary thyroid cancer since 2003. ThyCa is supporting 3 research grants in 2013 and 3 renewing grants. ThyCa is a member of the ATA Alliance for Patient Education

Thyroid Head and Neck Cancer Foundation (THANC) has funded sixteen grants for a total $460,000.

ATA Call for Research Grants

2014 Call for Research Grant Proposals (PDF File, 180 KB)

For further inquiries about the research grant application process, please contact Sharleene Cano at 703.998.8890 or

ATA Research Grant Submission Deadlines

2014: January 31, 2014
2015: January 30, 2015

Meet the Grant Recipients

Meet the ATA Thyroid Research Grant Recipients 2013

Meet the ATA Thyroid Research Grant Recipients 2012

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.

Publications from Research Grants

Research Grants Awarded

ATA Research Grants

ThyCa ATA Grants


Research Grants Awarded – by year

Other Sources of Funding

Thyroid Research Grants – Other Sources of Research Funding

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Research Accomplishments
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