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Vertex Pharmaceuticals: Awards For Cystic Fibrosis Research

June 12, 2013

As published in a previous Blog Post, Vertex Pharmaceuticals will be presenting six abstracts from its Cystic Fibrosis (CF) program at the 36th European Cystic Fibrosis Society (ECFS) Conference, June 12 – 15, 2013, in Lisbon, Portugal.

On the ECFS Conference website, Vertex Pharmaceuticals announces the upcoming launch of their independent grants program, “Vertex Innovation Awards (VIA)”, to support clinical research in CF. The mission of the VIA :

“ … is to support innovative and collaborative clinical research that may impact the care of patients with CF. Vertex aims to foster a better understanding of CF by the attribution of grants in Europe and Australia selected by an independent grant committee of eternal experts … will include, but will not be limited to, medium- to large-scale multi-center clinical research projects. For 2013-2014 annual awards, the grant committee will select 1 to 3 projects for grants with a combined total value up to $500,000 …”.

Further information about the application process will be available on this website in early September 2013.

Please Note: “Application Certification” by the people from the Tango! Desktop Project [Public domain] | Wikimedia Commons.

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