Department of Pathology

PATHOLOGY RESEARCH FUNDING PROGRAM

Yitz microscope
Chief pathology resident Yitzhak Goldstein used Clinical Looking Glass to predict blood clots

The Department of Pathology has established a funding program to encourage residents and fellows to participate in clinical pilot research projects. Up to $2,000 will be awarded per research project, for projects of up to two years in duration. The newly-formed Clinical-Translational Research Committee will assist in the review of proposals, which may be submitted two times per year.

Committee members include attending physcians, Drs. Morayma Reyes Gil, Susan Fineberg, Amy Fox (Chair), Maja Oktay, James Pullman (Co-Chair), Moshe Sadofsky, Wendy Szymczak, and Louis Weiss. Pathology resident and fellow committee members include Drs. Jose Mantilla Arango, Sabrina Racine Brzoestek, and Ivo Francischetti.  Residents and fellows will participate on the committee on a rotating basis.

 

 

APPLICATION GUIDELINES

Deadline

Proposals for a research funding grant should be submitted by November 1, 2015 and March 1, 2016. In addition, ongoing applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Each project must include at least one faculty member.

Submit applications online to pathologyresearch@einstein.yu.edu. Subject line: Montefiore Pathology Research Funding Application

Proposals must include: 

  • A one to two page summary for your proposal (not to exceed two pages);  
  • A brief and specific overview statement to engage the reader about what you do;  
  • Budget-specific funding requirements, including how the money will be utilized and a timeline (one page);  

*A pre-project meeting with a statistician is advised and supported by the department. Please contact Yungtai Lo, PhD, at yungtai.lo@einstein.yu.edu or 718.430.8921.

IRB Approval

Applications for funding may be submitted before receiving IRB approval, however proposals will not be considered without IRB approval.

Awards

Once a program is funded, it is strongly recommended that recipients:

  •  Present at a Works in Progress departmental meeting within six months of initiation;  
  • Attend a three-part clinical research lecture series that will cover topics including, IRB, appropriate use of tissue in research, and use of big data in clinical research.  

Award Account

An account will be set up in the recipient’s name to order against that fund. Money will not be awarded directly to the recipient.

Please contact Arlene Sepulveda at 718.920.2253 or asepulve@montefiore.org with any financial questions.

 


Contact Us

Department of Pathology
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1300 Morris Park Ave.
Belfer, Room 711
Bronx, NY 10461

Tel: 718.430.2828
Fax: 718.430.8541
Email: pathology@einstein.yu.edu 

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