National and Affiliate Research Program Award Commitments

Updated:Feb 20,2013


Dist. of Awards_2011_2012


Active Awards_2011_2012


American Heart Association Research Programs

              Program

2012 New Award Commitment

Awards Continuing in 2011-12

Description

 

#

$

#

 

Undergraduate Research Fellowship

44

439,500

0

Three affiliates help students initiate careers in cardiovascular and stroke research.

Medical Student Research Program

11

200,500

0

The Western States Affiliate encourages promising students to consider an academic career in cardiovascular disease and stroke research

Predoctoral

Fellowship

253

12,031,400

210

All affiliates help students initiate careers in cardiovascular and stroke research.

Postdoctoral

Fellowship

245

21,875,820

223

All affiliates provide training for and encourage the pursuit of research careers.

Fellow-to-Faculty

Transition Award

13

7,374,000

23

National program to provide funding for beginning physician-scientists with outstanding potential for careers in cardiovascular and stroke research.

Clinical Research Program

30

3,709,965

35

All affiliates encourage early career investigators to engage in high quality introductory and pilot clinical studies.

Scientist Development Grant

140

42,411,688

395

Two affiliates help promising beginning scientists move from completion of research training to independent investigators.

Beginning

Grant-in-Aid

55

7,739,245

41

Four affiliates promote the independent status of promising beginning scientists.

Innovative

Research Grant

24

5,600,000

19

National program to support highly innovative, high-risk, high-reward research that could ultimately lead to critical discoveries or major advancements that will accelerate the field of cardiovascular and stroke research.

Grant-in-Aid

141

22,457,376

147

Six affiliates support innovative, highly meritorious cardiovascular and stroke research projects from independent investigators.

Established

Investigator Award

16

6,399,809

44

National program to support mid-term investigators with unusual promise, an established record of accomplishments, and a demonstrated commitment to cardiovascular or cerebrovascular science.

Targeted Research Programs*

 

Awards Continuing
in 2011-12

Description

AHA-DeHaan Myogenesis Research Centers

3

To fund cardiovascular and stroke research focused on the end results of health care and the determinants of these outcomes.

AHA-PRT Outcomes Research Centers

4

To fund cardiovascular and stroke research focused on the end results of health care and the determinants of these outcomes.

 *See “Our Partners in Lifesaving Research Projects” section in the pdf version of the Research Facts for details.


Source:  Research Facts 2011-2012