Pilot Projects Program

Clinical/translational researchers, Jane Lian and Douglas Sawyer lead the Pilot Projects Program for the NNE-CTR.

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Jane Lian, PhD

Core Leader, UVM


Douglas Sawyer, MD PHD

Core Co-Leader, MMC


The Pilot Project Program is designed to stimulate new collaborations and multidisciplinary partnerships between laboratory scientists, physician investigators and rural practitioners. The Program will support clinical and translational research through two types of pilot project awards of up to $50,000 per year.

See the News & Events page for links to the Round 4 funding opportunity.  LOI is due October 8, 2019.