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.
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.
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 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.