Thomas J. Beatson

THE THOMAS J. BEATSON, JR. FOUNDATION

The Beatson Foundation provides grants for research and programs for education and management of Type 1 Diabetes. The Beatson Foundation encourages creative research and collaboration among researchers. The Foundation proudly supports and provides funding for the Joslin Medalist study and its bi-annual conference of Medalists.
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THE MISSION OF THE BEATSON FOUNDATION

To support leading edge research that will lead to a cure for Type 1 Diabetes and to improve the lives of Type 1 Diabetes patients through education and support.

ANNOUNCING THE 2021 PASSION TO FIND A CURE GRANTS PROGRAM

The Thomas J. Beatson Jr. Foundation seeks applications from outstanding biomedical researchers with academic rank of Assistant Professor or higher from accredited institutions for the 2021 “Passion to Find a Cure” Program. The Foundation seeks to fund innovative research to better understand and find a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.

Among the areas of highest priority include: beta cell transplantation and regeneration, autoimmunity issues, diabetes related complications and management of T1D using devices. Proposals will be reviewed by a scientific advisory board and grants will be issued on the basis of creativity, relevance, feasibility and available funds.

The Foundation will look to fund five, two-year projects at $100,000 per year, with an additional up to $10,000 in indirect costs. The Thomas J. Beatson Jr. Foundation values diversity and inclusion, and we encourage applicants from under represented minorities in biomedical research.

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Application materials must be submitted by February 17, 2021.

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