Past Event

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award

November 26, 2021 - January 18, 2022

Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award Internal Competition

The Damon Runyon Clinical Investigator Award supports independent young physician-scientists conducting disease-oriented research that demonstrates a high level of innovation and creativity. The goal is to support the best young physician-scientists doing work aimed at improving the practice of cancer medicine.

The Clinical Investigator Award program is specifically intended to provide outstanding young physicians with the resources and training structure essential to becoming successful clinical investigators. The goal is to increase the number of physicians capable of moving seamlessly between the laboratory and the patient’s bedside in search of breakthrough treatments.

Each applicant must be nominated by their institution. HICCC can nominate up to 5 applicants. 

To apply for the nomination, applicants must provide the following documents using the InfoReady portal here.

  • a one-page research summary
  • NIH-formatted biosketch (new format)
  • mentor's training proposal 
  • mentor's letters of support

External application deadline: February 1, 2022

For more details on eligibility, click here: Clinical Investigator Award

Contact Information

Tanisha Jackson