ANS Research Grant Award
Applications must be received by March 1st - MIDNIGHT PT 

Established: 2014
First awarded: 2015
Funding provided by: the ANS Endowment Fund

Award Information

The purpose of the American Neurotology Society (ANS) Research Grant is to encourage and support academic research in sciences related to the investigation of otology and neurotologyAppropriate areas of research include diagnosis, management, and pathogenesis of diseases of the ear and/or skull base. Grants that focus on addressing clinical gaps are especially encouraged.  Grants may involve cell/molecular studies, animal research, or human subjects research.
The maximum award request is $25,000 per year (US dollars) and is annually renewable on a competitive basis. Indirect costs (overhead) are not allowed. Grants are available to physician investigators in the United States and Canada only. We particularly encourage those individuals without a history of K08, R03, R21, or R01 funding to apply. 

ANS Grant Application Deadline is March 1st - MIDNIGHT PT 


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The American Neurotology Society Research Fund only accepts grant applications and reference letters electronically. Please prepare your application electronically and have everything contained with the PDF form. Please submit your final PDF application by email.  Reference letters may be electronically prepared and signed as PDF documents, or may be scanned as PDF documents, in order that they may be included as part of the grant application. 

The grants and reference letters are to be submitted via email to Dr. Ronna Hertzano, Chair of the American Neurotology Society Research Committee, and Kristen Bordignon, Administrator for the American Neurotology Society,



Grant Submission Deadline: March 1

Previous Recipients

Christine T. Dinh, MD
University of Miami

Miller School of Medicine
Miami, FL

Cochlear irradiation and dosimetry: apoptosis, necrosis and hearing loss

 $25,000 2015 

Harrison W. Lin, MD

University of California-Irvine
Orange, CA

Chronic implantation of the facial nerve for selective facial muscle contraction  $25,000  2016

Michael S. Harris, MD

Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI 

 Verbal Memory as Outcome Predictor in Adults Receiving Cochlear Implants   $25,000   2017


ANS RESEARCH COMMITTEE - Ronna Hertzano, MD, PhD - Chair

J. Thomas Roland, MD
Glenn W. Knox, MD
Benjamin T. Crane, MD, PhD
Courtney C.J. Voelker, MD
Steven W. Cheung, MD
Howard W. Francis, MD, MBA
Elizabeth Toh, MD