Research Grant Program

Adequate research funding is key to furthering developments in lung cancer treatment.
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Through partnering with the IASLC Foundation, other foundations, nonprofits, corporations, and individual donors, the IASLC provides funding opportunities each year to facilitate research advances and save lives.


Young Investigator Grants

For investigators who are ready to begin independent research studies, the IASLC offers numerous grants on an annual cycle, dependent on geographic region of applicant. These one-year grants are for $50,000 in research funding.

IASLC Adi F. Gazdar Fellowship Grant

Exclusive to fellows, these grants provide $50,000 for a one-year research project. Opportunities are numerous and based on geographic region of applicant.

LCFA/BMS/IASLC Disparities in Clinical Oncology Research Grants in Translational Immuno-oncology

These grants support research in translational immuno-oncology, undertaken by early-career investigators, that aims to improve the care and treatment of under-represented individuals with lung cancers and other thoracic malignancies.

IASLC/Novocure Tumor Treating Fields (TTFields) Research Grants

A joint effort to promote and support innovative research on the use of TTFields in the treatment of lung cancer and other thoracic malignancies.

Donate to Support Research

Donations from patients, caregivers, and those individuals passionate about accelerating the pace of lung cancer research, as well as from our organization and corporate partners, go directly to funding our Research Grants. These Research Grants provide early-career researchers with vital funding opportunities, fostering both tomorrow's lung cancer visionaries and milestones in patient care.