Research Foundation of the ASCRS Accepting Applications for Fall Grants

Applications are now being accepted for three grants funded by the Research Foundation of the ASCRS.

The Limited Project Grant, Career Development Award, and Request for Proposal for Clinical Studies on Benign Colorectal Disorders grants have an application deadline of October 1, 2016.

Limited Project Grants offer investigators an opportunity to pursue research interest for a one-year project, with funding up to $50,000.

The Career Development Award (CDA) provides young staff support for initiating and development of academic careers. The CDA offers funding for two years at $75,000 per year.

Request for Proposals for Clinical Studies on Benign Colorectal Disorders Grants are designed to foster outstanding research in areas of colorectal diseases or disorders leading to the improvement and management of common, yet understudied colorectal problems. A letter of intent is required by August 1, 2016 for this grant.

Full information and application instructions can be found online.

Research Foundation's Research in Robotic Surgical Technology Grant

The Research Foundation of the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons is pleased to announce that through funding generously provided by Intuitive Surgical, multiple research awards to investigate robotic surgery are available.

The Research in Robotic Surgical Technology Grant provides an investigator the opportunity to pursue research specifically germane to robotic surgical technology in the field of colon and rectal surgery.

Funding is available for up to three $50,000 one year grants to investigate robotic surgery. Collaborative proposals that include two or more institutions are encouraged and may be funded up to $100,000 for one year. Please view further details on the Research Foundation Grant page.

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Share Innovative Research at the New Technologies Symposium

The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) has an opportunity for surgeons to showcase innovative research during the New Technologies Symposium, which will be held during the 2017 Tripartite Meeting, June 10-14, 2017 in Seattle, WA.

Abstracts must be submitted by Tuesday, November 29 at 11:59 pm EST (US Time).

This non-CME symposium focuses on new innovations in the area of colorectal surgery, such as pharmacology, devices, prototypes, techniques and approaches. It serves as a national platform to highlight early discoveries.

Sherman Prize Accepting Nominations

The Sherman Prize -- Recognizing Excellence in Crohn's Disease and Colitis

Is one of your peers making exceptional and pioneering contributions in the fight to overcome Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis? Consider nominating them for the Sherman Prize – the first prize of its kind to recognize health care providers, medical researchers, public health advocates and educators who are advancing patient care, medical research, public service, and professional/public education in the field of IBD.

Two Sherman Prizes of $100,000 each are awarded annually to individuals with extraordinary records of achievement, and a $25,000 Sherman Emerging Leader Prize is awarded to an individual who demonstrates high potential.

The Sherman Prize is accepting nominations through April 30, 2017 for the second annual award cycle. If you know an outstanding individual with a track record of achievement in the field of IBD, nominate them today at

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