Focused Research

Updated:Feb 18,2013

Focused Research

Award Recipients

In addition to the regular research programs offered by the American Heart Association, special funding is available from several foundations/societies targeting cardiovascular aging research, Friedreich's Ataxia, pediatric cardiomyopathy, pulmonary hypertension and resuscitation.

 
 
  
 
  
  

AHA/CCF Pediatric Cardiomyopathy Research Award

Purpose:   The Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation (CCF) has partnered with the AHA to establish a research award for investigators conducting research related to pediatric cardiomyopathy.  The award supports basic, clinical, population or translational research relevant to the diagnosis, causes or treatment of cardiomyopathy (dilated, hypertrophic, restrictive, arrhythmogenic right ventricular, left ventricular non-compaction) in children under 18 years old.


Eligibility:  
Limited to Beginning Grant-in-Aid and Grant-in-Aid programs.

Funding:  CCF will provide $35,000 per year for two years to fund one Beginning Grant-in-Aid or one Grant-in-Aid related to pediatric cardiomyopathy research.  The AHA will provide the balance of the funds for the selected award.

How to Apply:  Visit our Application Information Web site regarding application deadlines in your affiliate area.

Selection Process:  The CCF will select its designee from a list of meritorious fundable Beginning Grant-in-Aid or Grant-in-Aid applications that are above the AHA pay line, meaning that they are approved for funding.

Find more information on CCF.

This link is provided for convenience only, and is not an endorsement of either the linked-to entity or any product or service.

 

  
  

AHA/FARA Ataxia Cardiology Research Award

Purpose: Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) has partnered with the American Heart Association to establish a research award for investigators conducting research related to Friedreich's Ataxia and cardiology.  The award supports basic, clinical, population or translational research relevant to the causes or treatment of cardiology diseases in Friedreich's Ataxia patients.

Eligibility: Limited to Beginning Grant-in-Aid and Grant-in-Aid programs.

Funding: FARA will provide 50 percent of the cost to fund the award(s) chosen per year for two years, funding Beginning Grant-in-Aids or one Grant-in-Aids related to Ataxia cardiology research.  The AHA will provide the balance of the funds needed to fully fund the selected award(s).

How to Apply:  Visit our Application Information Web site regarding application deadlines in your affiliate area.

Selection Process: The FARA will select its designee from a list of meritorious fundable Beginning Grant-in-Aid and Grant-in-Aid applications that are above the AHA pay line, meaning that they are approved for funding.

Find more information on FARA.

This link is provided for convenience only, and is not an endorsement of either the linked-to entity or any product or service.

 
 
  
  
  

 

AHA/PHA Postdoctoral Fellowship Award


Purpose
: The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) is co-sponsoring has partnered with the American Heart Association to establish a research award to support a trainee to embark upon a career dedicated to the study of pulmonary hypertension through basic or clinical research. 

Eligibility: Limited to Postdoctoral Fellowship programs.

Funding: PHA will provide 50 percent of the cost to fund the award(s) chosen per year for two years, funding Postdoctoral Fellowships related to pulmonary hypertension research. The AHA will provide the balance of the funds needed to fully fund the selected award(s).

How to Apply: Visit our Application Information Web site regarding application deadlines in your affiliate area.

Selection Process: The PHA will select its designee from a list of meritorious fundable Postdoctoral Fellowship applications that are above the AHA pay line, meaning that they are approved for funding.

Visit the PHA web site.

This link is provided for convenience only, and is not an endorsement of either the linked-to entity or any product or service.

 
 
  
  
ASP/AHA Career Development Award

 

Purpose:  The Association of  Specialty Professors is partnering with the American Heart Association to designate a Beginning Grant-in-Aid or Scientist Development Grant that supports physician investigators interested in embarking on academic careers in cardiovascular aging research and/or cardiovascular disease in older adults.

For details about the association’s additional requirements and the benefits of this designation, visit the Association of Specialty Professors Web site.  This link is provided for convenience only, and is not an endorsement of either the linked-to entity or any product or service.

How to apply:  Visit our Application Information Web site regarding application deadlines in your affiliate area.

Selection Process:  The ASP will select its designee from a list of meritorious fundable Beginning Grant-in-Aid or Scientist Development Grant applications that are above the AHA pay line, meaning that they are approved for funding.