Sage's Educational Areas of Interest
- Disease States
- Postpartum depression (PPD)
- Major depressive disorder (MDD)
- Areas of Research
- Role of neuroactive steroids (NAS) in mood disorders
- Mechanisms of disease in mood disorders
- Pathways to care in PPD
- Clinical outcomes
- Education for HCPs, including but not limited to the following audiences:
- OB/GYN / Maternal Fetal Medicine/ Pediatric
- Primary Care
- Format (to support broad, interactive education)
- Live education
- Digital and/or social component (preferred)
Educational Grant Funding Requirements
Educational Grant requests must conform to the following:
- Grant requests must be unsolicited, should typically have multiple funders, and must not provide nor promise any benefit to Sage.
- Educational programs, activities, or materials that are designed to promote the institution’s or organization’s bona fide patient or educational services must relate to an area of interest to Sage.
- Educational programs must be scientifically rigorous, balanced, free from commercial influence or bias, and conducted in accordance with industry codes.
- Funding amounts must be reasonable for the activities proposed and grant funds must only be used for the expenses described in the grant application and the approval agreement.
Educational Grant requests may NOT:
- Be payable to an individual HCP or physician practice, or companies predominantly owned by a practicing individual HCP or his/her spouse, or the charitable arm thereof
- Request use of funding to support conference travel grants or registration fees for HCPs (other than funding of scholarships to permit medical students, residents, fellows or other HCPs in training to attend carefully selected educational conferences without naming the recipient)
- Be for education that is routine and/or a required part of medical training, e.g. textbooks, journal subscriptions, or preparation materials for Board reviews
Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) Grants
Sage Therapeutics is committed to furthering our scientific and clinical understanding of life-altering disorders of the central nervous system (CNS) and overall brain health.
Investigator Initiated Research (IIR) is research that is initiated, sponsored and conducted by an external investigator or institution. IIR opportunities may be submitted to Sage for consideration of funding and/or drug supply. The IIR program is managed by Sage’s internal IIR Committee and governed by Sage’s Funding & Giving Policy.
Sage’s IIR Areas of Interest
- Women’s Health
- Postpartum Depression Prophylaxis (History of Depression)
- Postpartum Bipolar Depression
- Postpartum Psychosis
- Postpartum Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
- Antenatal Depression (early day 1-2 postnatal treatment)
- PPD Wellness & Functioning
- Mother/Family Health-related Quality of Life (HRQoL) and Functioning
- Child (Well Baby Outcomes)
- Other Indications (e.g. acute Post-traumatic stress disorder, Panic Disorder)
- Preclinical (e.g. imaging, neuronal remodeling, signaling pathways)
IIR Grant Funding Requirements
- Completed Concept
- High-level budget request
- Documented PI qualifications (CV, license)
Submit an IIR grant request by downloading our form below.
Email the completed form to email@example.com.
Timing / Review Process / Decision
Requests must be received at least 60 days before Sage's notification of funding decision is required. To submit a new educational grant request please click here.
All grant requests will be reviewed on an ongoing basis. Funding decisions for grants are made through a formal, centralized grant review and decision-making process at Sage.
In all cases, Sage notifies applicants of our decision by email. All applications receive a fair review, and we encourage organizations to reapply for future programs and initiatives.