Pilot Grants

Pilot Grant for Institute for Clinical & Translational Research

Catalytic Seed Grants

Pilot Grant Deadline Deadline: December 31, 2016


The Block Institute for Clinical and Translational Research at Einstein and Montefiore invites faculty members to request seed grants to generate data for the development of new extramural grant applications. 

For full details, view the Catalytic Seed Grants document.


Projects supported by these CTSA funds must be clinical or translational in nature.Up to $10,000 may be requested to fund services provided by our Shared Core Facilities  (http://www.einstein.yu.edu/research/shared-facilities/)


Applications must be planned in consultation with the director of the core service requested. Projects must fall into one of our four priority areas:

1. Experimental therapeutics—Chemical Biology

2. Patient-centered outcomes research—Clinical Research Informatics 

3. Pediatric determinants of adult health—Includes child health and rare disease research  

4. Other Investigator-initiated proposals that build on a currently-funded extramural grant award

CSG’s may not be used to purchase equipment or for salary support, and any CTSA funds awarded must be expended by 4/30/2015. Additional details and instructions for electronic submission of applications can be found on the ICTR website at: http://www.einstein.yu.edu/centers/ictr/


All applications must be submitted electronically http://www.einstein.yu.edu/centers/ictr/. Requests will be considered as they are received, and will be reviewed within 2-3 weeks of submission by the ICTR Executive Committee. Funding decisions will not be accompanied by written reviews.

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Submissions & Contact

Contact Information


Elizabeth Castro