A Cross-Town Partnership

UChicago and UIC collaborate on CACHET

CACHET in Chicago

Center established through $4 million grant from NIH

The NIEHS ChicAgo Center for Health and EnvironmenT (CACHET)

The ChicAgo Center for Health and EnvironmenT (CACHET) promotes multidisciplinary environmental health research among clinician, laboratory and population scientists from two Chicago area universities with complementary strengths and structure to understand, evaluate and ultimately reduce environmental health related disparities among residents of the region and beyond.



The goal of the Pilot Projects Program is to enable investigators at UIC and UChicago to generate preliminary data supporting NIH applications in Environmental Health Science (EHS) research. The likelihood of success for future funding is a key criterion in the review of the proposals.

Key Dates:
Letter of Intent: Requested by November 7, 2018, but it is not mandatory.
Application Deadline: November 30, 2018
Proposal Reviews: Completed by January 15, 2019
Project Start Date: January 31, 2019.

For more information and to apply, please visit: https://www.chicago-cachet.org/members/fundingopportunities/