Society members can also apply for the following awards and grants:
- Kidney Health Australia Awards
- Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Australia
- 2014 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology - Call for Nominations
Kidney Health Australia
Kidney Health Australia provides a variety of grants and scholarships to support individuals and groups in Australia undertaking research into the causes, prevention and treatment, including transplantation, of diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract.
Free Information Line
Kidney Health Australia hosts a free information line for people with kidney disease.
The free call number is 1800 682 531.
For further information, please contact Janine Bevan - National Health Programs Unit Manager.
The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation coordinates its research efforts through several types of funding grants, each contributing to the overall goal of eradicating diabetes and preventing its complications.
Information regarding Program Project Grants, Research Grants, Career Development Awards, Postdoctural Fellowships, Innovative Grants, Travel Grants and JDRF Summer Student Grants can be found on the JDRF Website http://www.jdrf.org.au/type-1-diabetes-research/travel-grants or by Emailing:
email@example.com or calling
(02) 9020 6121.
The Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute at the University of Pittsburgh is accepting nominations for the 2014 Thomas E. Starzl Prize in Surgery and Immunology. Nominees should be national or international leaders who have made significant contributions to the field of organ transplantation.
Previous prize recipients are Paul I. Terasaki, Carl-Gustav Groth, Henri Bismuth, Sir Gustav J.V. Nossal, Francis D. Moore, Rolf M. Zinkernagel, Sir Roy Y. Calne, Robert S. Schwartz, Norman E. Shumway, Richard L. Simmons, Nancy L. Ascher, Christian P. Larsen, Herman Waldmann, Clyde F. Barker, Ralph M. Steinman, Ronald W. Busuttil, David H. Sachs, A. Benedict Cosimi, and Joel D. Cooper.
Date for receipt of all nomination materials is May 1, 2013.
Nomination form and instructions are located on the Starzl Transplantation Institute Research website http://stiresearch.health.pitt.edu. Questions concerning the prize may be referred to 412-383-8884 or firstname.lastname@example.org.