Pilot Research Funding Available from GRAPPA - Deadline June 1

GRAPPA invites trainees and junior faculty (Assistant Professor level) in dermatology and rheumatology to submit proposals to GRAPPA to fund pilot projects related to psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. Projects may be in any branch of science: laboratory based, clinical or epidemiological. GRAPPA will provide support for up to 4 projects ($25,000 each) this academic year. Please submit a 3-page proposal with a one page budget, curriculum vitae and support letter from your Chairman or Division Chief.

These proposals are due on June 1, 2017. Please contact GRAPPA via our “contact us” website function and include the words “This is a Pilot Research Fund Application inquiry” at the start of your message. You will then receive an email reply instructing you on the next steps. Awardees will be announced on July 1st.

GRAPPA Mission

GRAPPA (Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis) is organized exclusively for non-profit, educational, and scientific purposes, specifically to facilitate sharing of information related to psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, networking among different medical disciplines that see psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis patients, and to enhance research, diagnosis and treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

Latest News

GRAPPA’s 2017 (ninth annual) Trainee Symposium competition has resulted in 32 invitations to fellows and trainees to present their abstracts at the Annual Meeting this summer in Amsterdam. This year’s competition attracted entries from Argentina, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Netherlands, Romania, Turkey, United Kingdom and the USA. More than 40 abstracts were received, evaluated by a senior panel of GRAPPA members, and ranked. Authors of the six top-ranked abstracts have been invited to give oral presentations of their work and the next 26 are invited to present posters of their work at the Annual Meeting in July. Congratulations to all!