The WU-CDTR pilot and feasibility program fosters innovative and transformative research designed to eliminate disparities in diabetes. A priority of the program is to attract, retain, and develop early-stage investigators conducting diabetes translation research.

P&F program at a glance

35 completed P&F projects to date

27% of pilot awardees are underrepresented minority investigators

41 publications have resulted from P&F support

The P&F program has resulted in $15.9 million of continued research funding

44% of awardees have received a faculty promotion post-award

Now accepting applications for small projects

These $5,000 – $10,000 funding opportunities will support well-focused, secondary analyses to questions of interest relevant to the WU-CDTR mission. Projects focused on the interaction between COVID-19 and diabetes are encouraged, but not a requirement of this call.