GRAPPA invites dermatology and rheumatology trainees and junior faculty (Assistant Professor level) to submit proposals to GRAPPA to fund pilot projects related to psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis. Projects can be in any branch of science: laboratory based, clinical or epidemiological. GRAPPA will provide support for up to three projects ($25,000 each) this academic year. Please submit a 3 page proposal with a short project description, 1 page budget, curriculum vitae and support letter from your Chairman or Division Chief. The first three elements should be combined in one Word document; the support letter may a separate attachment on letterhead in PDF or Word.
Proposals are due on May 25, 2018. Please email to with subject line: Pilot Research Fund Application (applicant’s last name_first name).  Awardees will be notified in late June.  
And by the way, the GRAPPA Annual Meeting 2018 registration will open this Thursday, Feb. 22.