Geisel Announces 2021 Munck-Pfefferkorn Grant Awards

Named in honor of Geisel School of Medicine late emeritus professors Elmer Pfefferkorn, PhD and Allan Munck, PhD—outstanding scientists, teachers, and mentors who inspired generations of researchers and physicians—the Elmer R. Pfefferkorn & Allan U. Munck Education and Research Fund Novel and Interactive Grant Initiative provides seed funding for research projects that have high potential to lead future sponsored projects or programs that encourage collaborations among and across Geisel faculty.

Since 2016, the Munck-Pfefferkorn Grant Awards have supported faculty investigators launching new and innovative yearlong projects. This year Munck-Pfefferkorn Grants have provided more than $420,000 in seed funding to Geisel researchers. Additionally, more than $100,000 in matching departmental funding will be provided to this year’s recipients.

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