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 fund 105 thyroid research grants totaling over $2.8 million since the inception of the Research Fund.

RESEARCH GRANTS

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 fund 105 thyroid research grants totaling over $2.8 million since the inception of the Research Fund. In addition, the ATA® rigorously manages the selection of research projects and distribution of over $2.9 million to date generously donated to the ATA® specifically for research grants from ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. and Bite Me Cancer.

ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc., has provided funding since 2003 in support of 82.5 special research grants totaling $2,198,750 focused on thyroid cancer and medullary thyroid cancer. 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 9.5 thyroid cancer grants since 2014 for a total of $271,250. BMC is a member of the ATA® Alliance for Patient Education. Find out more at www.bitemecancer.org.

ATA® Call for Research Grants

We are pleased to announce that research grant funds will be distributed to support new investigator-initiated research projects in the area of thyroid disease and thyroid cancer in 2022. The Call for Thyroid Research Grants site will open in early January 2022.  In the interim please begin to prepare by noting the following requirements: 

  • ATA Membership – Applicants must apply for Early Career or Associate ATA membership by 1/31/2022 or be an ATA member in good standing through 12/31/2022 in order to apply. Apply here
  • Career Level – Applicants must be an Early Career investigator. Early career professionals are defined as those that have completed their training program or postdoctoral fellowship in the last 5 years. Fellows and postdoctoral fellows in their final year may be eligible as long as they provide written confirmation that the applicant will have a junior faculty position by August 2022
  • Requested Documents – Applicants will be asked to submit a cover letter, short proposal (900 words or less), and their CV. Fellows will be asked to submit confirmation of future faculty position.

Important Dates

ATA Membership Application (for Early Career/Associate Membership) Deadline: January 31, 2021

Proposal Submission Deadline: Monday, February 22, 2022, 11:59PM EST.

For further inquiries about the research grant application process, please contact research@thyroid.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.

Publications from Research Grants

Meet the Grant Recipients

Meet the Thyroid Research Grant Recipients 2021

Meet the Thyroid Research Grant Recipients 2020

Meet the Thyroid Research Grant Recipients 2019

Meet the Thyroid Research Grant Recipients 2018

Meet the Thyroid Research Grant Recipients 2017

Meet the Thyroid Research Grant Recipients 2016

Meet the Thyroid Research Grant Recipients 2015

Meet the Thyroid Research Grant Recipients 2014

Meet the Thyroid Research Grant Recipients 2013

Meet the Thyroid Research Grant Recipients 2012

Research Grants and Recipients Awarded

Research Grants Awarded – by year

ATA® Research Grants

ThyCa ATA Grants

Bite Me Cancer

THANC ATA Grants