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Thyroid Research Grants

Funds available




The American Thyroid Association® (ATA®), Bite Me Cancer and ThyCa: Thyroid Cancer Survivors’ Association, Inc. are excited to announce the availability of funds to support new and early career thyroid researchers.  New this year, fellows and postdocs are eligible to apply for all grant types!


Who: New investigators (US & international), clinical fellows, postdoctoral fellows, & early career researchers. 


What: Gain recognition and funding through an ATA® , Bite Me Cancer or ThyCa Research Grant. These prestigious awards provide up to $25,000/year for 2 years to launch your thyroid research career. 



  • Thyroid Cancer including Medullary Thyroid Cancer and Well-Differentiated Thyroid Cancer 
  • Health Disparities 
  • Health Services Research and Health Economics 
  • Thyroid Imaging 
  • Thyroid Nodules 
  • Disorder of Thyroid Function 
  • Iodine Update and Metabolism 
  • Thyroid Hormone in Development 
  • Thyroid and Pregnancy 


Aim: Support pilot and feasibility studies & launch successful research careers.  Previous grant recipients have used these projects as opportunities to launch thyroid research careers and ultimately apply for larger national grants (i.e.NIH) 


How: Learn more and apply here 


Deadline: March 31, 2024, at 11:59 PM PST. Please ensure a timely submission of your application, which should include a comprehensive research proposal (up to 6 pages), along with support and budget details, and letters of recommendation. 


Research Grants | American Thyroid Association 


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