2016 Call for Proposals
The PFD Research Foundation together with the June Allyson Foundation has awarded over $1.5 million in grants to AUGS members since 1998. The Foundation serves the medical profession by supporting promising, innovative research regarding the causes, prevention, cure and treatment of pelvic floor disorders.
Foundation research funds are made available to qualified ob/gyn and urology fellows and junior faculty to pursue their research question. Goals of this research grant program are to support the completion of research projects which will lead to publication and presentation at future AUGS Annual Scientific Meetings and to support the development of junior researchers in the field who will go on to obtain additional funding for future research on pelvic floor disorders.
Applicants can submit proposals for the following research awards:
Mesh/Graft Science in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery Research Grant: A two-year grant awarded to a fellow or junior faculty for research related to mesh/graft use or science.
PFD Research Foundation Fellow Research Award: A two-year grant awarded to a fellow for clinical/patient-oriented, educational, or lab-based/basic science research.
PFD Research Foundation Faculty Research Award: A two-year grant awarded to junior faculty for clinical/patient-oriented, educational, or lab-based/basic science research.
June Allyson Memorial Fund Research Award: A two-year grant awarded to a fellow for lab-based/basic science research.
PFD Research Foundation and ICA IC/PBS Research Grant: A one-year grant awarded to a fellow or a junior faculty member of AUGS and ICA for research related to interstitial cystitis.
2016 Grants Process Timeline
Call for Applications Opens: January 4, 2016