The program is designed to support basic and clinical research in the field of liver disease. Areas of research may include, but are not limited to:
- Chronic viral hepatitis
- End-stage liver disease and its complications
- Non-viral chronic liver diseases
- Basic, clinical, and translational research related to liver disease
Awards granted under the program may not be duplicative of funding from institutional or hospital, other governmental, non-governmental, or industry sources. Applicants seeking an award for research projects that are currently receiving or may receive partial funding from other sources are required to submit appropriate evidence, including budget information related to the other sources, to demonstrate that there is no direct overlap or duplication in funding.
Proposals are reviewed by an independent Scientific Review Committee (no Commercial involvement in review and selection, i.e., Marketing, Sales, and Commercial Strategy), and are reviewed based upon the criteria outlined on this website.