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Health Resources in Action: Charles A. King Trust Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Award Program. - Deadline: Mar. 1

March 1, 2023

Award Summary


To support research that focuses on the causes of human disease with the mission of improving its treatment. The program provides funding to postdoctoral fellows and clinician scientists in the mid to late stages of their research training in basic and preclinical science, and clinical and implementation research to help them achieve their goals of becoming independent investigators in biomedical research.

Award Amount:

Ranging from $194,100 to $215,000 total over two years, inclusive of a $25,000 annual flexible expense allowance.

Award Dates:

October 1, 2023 – September 30, 2025


Who: Senior postdoctoral researchers and mentored clinician-scientists (MD, DO or equivalent).

Where: Working in the state of Massachusetts.

See Program Guidelines for more eligibility details

Research Focus:

Basic and Preclinical Science Program: Basic science research that seeks to increase understanding of the underlying normal and abnormal biological processes relevant to human health and disease or move findings from basic research towards clinical application.

Clinical and Implementation Research Program: Research involving human studies including physiological research, behavioral science and health education research, translational research (the application of bench research to patient care), epidemiological research, health services and policy research, outcomes research, and research about healthcare delivery and population health, regardless of specialty or discipline.


Deadline: March 1st, 2023