Cory Berkland wins Wallace H. Coulter Foundation Early Career Award
August 15, 2008
For his project entitled “Drug Nanoparticle Powders in Pulmonary Medicine,” Dr. Berkland has been awarded a Phase I grant for $120,000 per year for two years. He will compete for the Phase II award, which if awarded, would provide another $130,000 per year for two years. Total possible funding is $500,000 over a four year period.
The Early Career Awards program provides funding for Assistant Professors in established Biomedical Engineering Departments within North America. The award supports biomedical research that is translational in nature, and assists eligible biomedical engineering investigators to establish themselves in academic careers involving translational research. Translational research projects are directed at promising technologies, with the goal of progressing toward commercial development and benefiting clinical practice.