UCLA Children's Discovery and Innovation Institute Seed Grant

The UCLA Children's Discovery and Innovation Institute (CDI) Seed Grants provides awards of up to $30,000 for one year for junior faculty conducting child health research to generate preliminary data needed for subsequent applications to federal and private funding agencies. Eligible faculty for Principal Investigator must hold a primary appointment in the Department of Pediatrics at the level of Clinical Instructor, Assistant Professor, or Associate Professor. At least one Co-Investigator must be a faculty member whose primary appointment is outside the Department of Pediatrics. Substantive collaboration with multiple UCLA schools and departments is emphasized for this award. The CDI, established in 2013 at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, encourages innovative and multidisciplinary child health research and research training at UCLA across the spectrum of basic, translational, clinical, and health services research.

Submit applications and/or questions to:

Aria Mohseny
Administrative Specialist, UCLA CDI Institute

[email protected]

Congratulations to the:

2022 CDI Seed Grant Awardees

2020 CDI Seed Grant Awardees

2019 CDI Seed Grant Awardee

2018 CDI Seed Grant Awardees

2017 CDI Seed Grant Awardees

2016 CDI Seed Grant Awardees

2015 CDI Seed Grant Awardees

2014 CDI Seed Grant Awardees