Announcement for IADVL Glowderma Research Grants 2022
Apr 04 2022
Greetings from IADVL.
To promote research in dermatology, leprosy, and STIs,
IADVL invites IADVL Life members and SIGs to apply for IADVL Glowderma Research
Grants. These grants are applicable for projects with a bearing on
dermatology in the community. Multi-centric projects will be preferred. Please
do not submit the same project under IADVL Research Grants 2022. Total budget
allocated for these grants is Rs 10 Lakhs.
The research proposals with a well-defined study
design, time-bound specific objectives, adequate sample size, clearly defined
study subjects and variables, and appropriately described statistical methods
will be considered for the grant.
Only duly filled and signed application forms with
mandatory documents (refer to attached Application form 2) will be accepted for
evaluation by reviewers. Applications will be evaluated by the members of the
IADVL SIG Dermatology Clinical Research (SIG DCR) in a blinded manner; hence,
please refrain from including any identifiers in part II of the application
form, (including Clinical Trials Registry number or Institute Ethics Committee
name). Comments from members of the SIG DCR shall be communicated to the
Principal Investigator for consideration for modifications of the proposal to
improve them further. The final decision on suitability for funding shall be
taken by a Jury, comprising of IADVL Academy members.
The following conditions are considered before
o Projects with a proposed budget of up to Rs 5 lakhs
are preferable. Any project with a higher budget may be considered, depending
on quality of the proposal, its relevance and importance in the Indian context,
total amount available for funding and the number of projects short-listed for
o If selected for IADVL Glowderma Research grant,
another proposal by the principal investigator will not be considered for IADVL
Research grant in the same year.
o At no point of time, a principal investigator can have
more than two ongoing IADVL funded projects. In addition, the investigators
will give an undertaking that this proposal is not a part of any ongoing
concurrent funded research/ postgraduate thesis project.
o Successful applicants will have to submit proof of the
Ethics Committee approval and registration with the Clinical Trials Registry of
India (applicable for all studies approved for funding) within 6 months of
receipt of communication on approval of funding.
o Disbursal of the grant will be in parts, as decided by
o Projects will have to be submitted for presentation in
DERMACON and for publication within a year of completion.
o The grant cannot be used for thesis topics, to buy
instruments or equipment, or for projects longer than two years or partly
funded by another grant.
o For a multicentric project, the principal Investigator
will be responsible for its satisfactory completion and for submission of the
accounts and project report. The budget requirement of each such centre
should be given separately in the application form Part II, along with a No
Objection letter from Head(s) of concerned centre(s). The project proposal
should clearly specify the details of the Institutional Account to which the
funds are to be disbursed if a grant is awarded.
o The Principal Investigator has to be the corresponding
author mandatorily in any scientific publication(s) arising out of the project.
o Independent practitioners applying for this grant
shall get ethical approval for their research project from independent ethics
committee of their area of practice and shall need to furnish individual
account details along with a signed undertaking, as for Institutional
o While coinvestigators can be of an allied speciality,
a no objection letter from the head(s) of concerned department(s) should be
o Principal Investigators with two or more incomplete
IADVL funded research projects (as on 10th May, 2022) will not be eligible.
Note: The Indian
Journal of Dermatology Venereology and Leprology carries a guest editorial ( https://ijdvl.com/designing-a-research-protocol-in-clinical-dermatology-common-errors-and-how-to-avoid-them/ )(doi: 10.4103/0378-6323.152168) on
the subject of preparing a research proposal that may be consulted when
preparing the proposal.
research protocols should be prepared in accordance with the SPIRIT
statement downloadable from: http://www.spiritstatement.org/publications-downloads/
Please apply online
The link will be active from 12th April 2022 and the last date of
submission is 10th May
The Application forms and mandatory documents to be submitted are
available in word format on the website https://iadvl.org/
Any queries can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org with a copy to email@example.com.
Dr Chander Grover & Dr Joyeeta Choudhary
IADVL Research Grant Co-ordinators
Dr Lalit Kumar Gupta Dr Rashmi Jindal
Convener, IADVL Academy
Dr Rashmi Sarkar Dr Dinesh K Devaraj
Hon. Secretary General, IADVL
Download Application Form 1
Download Application Form 2