The program is designed to support basic and clinical research in the field of rheumatology. Areas of research may include, but are not limited to:
Rheumatology-related basic pathophysiology
Rheumatology-related epidemiology, clinical care, and health-related outcomes
- Awards granted under the program may not be duplicative of funding from institutional or hospital, other governmental, non-governmental, or industry sources. Applicants seeking an award for research projects that are currently receiving or may receive partial funding from other sources are required to submit appropriate evidence, including budget information related to the other sources, to demonstrate that there is no overlap or duplication in funding, as outlined in the current and pending funding form.