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Research Programs

Each year MTF Biologics awards major grants to applicants selected through a peer review process which provides financial assistance to new and on-going research projects. Scientific grants are awarded to researchers at accredited institutions in support of innovation in allograft transplantation.

For questions regarding the MTF Biologics Grant Program, please contact Jeffrey Cartmell, Ph.D., Sr. Director, Intellectual Property and Grants, at or (732) 661-2151. For questions of an administrative nature, please contact Christine Jenkins, Grants Administrator, at or (732) 661-2159.

MTF Biologics Innovation in Allografts Translational Grants

As a nonprofit organization, MTF Biologics reinvests to positively affect lives across the globe by offering Allograft Innovation Grants for funding translational and clinical research to advance Allograft Tissue Transplantation and support our mission to Save and Heal Lives. Funding is available for both Allograft Translational Research and Allograft Clinical Research projects. Awarded grants are aimed at advancing allograft tissue transplantation science and patient care. Submitted research projects must utilize allografts or allograft-derived materials, and must have a strong clinical translation component.

Clinical areas of interest include: Orthopedics, Spine, Sports Medicine, Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery, Aesthetics, Surgical Soft Tissue Repair and Reconstruction, Wound Care, or other areas which utilize allograft transplant technologies.

Proposed studies should focus on innovative translational and clinical research in the fields of tissue allograft transplantation and science, novel uses of allografts, combination with other biomaterials to enhance properties, and transformative regenerative medicine technologies relying on allograft tissues and matrices.

Interested applicants can apply to one of the following tracks: Junior Investigator, Established Investigator, or Career Development.

A Letter of Intent is required prior to submitting a full grant application. Applicants with approved Letters of Intent will be invited to submit a full grant application. All Letters of Intent and Grant Applications must be submitted via the MTF Biologics Grant Application portal link in the Letter of Intent below.

Important dates for the 2024 application cycle:

  • Letters of Intent (LOI) Due Date - March 15, 2024
  • Announcement of LOI positive review and Request for full proposal – by end of April 2024
  • Full Proposal Due Date (if LOI is approved) - June 14, 2024
  • Announcement of Awards to Grant Recipients – by end of October 2024


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    Non-MTF Biologics Administered Grants

    PSF / MTF Biologics Allograft Tissue Research Fellowship
    OREF Unrestricted Research Grant

    Research Tissue Programs

    For questions regarding the MTF Biologics Research Tissue Program, please contact Justyna Herrera at
    International Institute For The Advancement of Medicine (IIAM)
    The MTF Biologics Non-Transplantable Tissue Program

    External Research Application

    Principal Investigator & Institution Information

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