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.
Applications due October 1, 2020 for January 2021 funding start.
For application details see: CDI Seed Grant 2021 RFA
Submit applications and/or questions to:
Jaspreet Saini, MPH
Administrative Specialist, UCLA CDI Institute