Investigator Initiated Research (IIR)

This program is open to all researchers who are interested in conducting their own research. Depending on the type of research, La Jolla may provide flexible funding to support preclinical and clinical development activities.* If approved, funding will be accessible in installments related to achievement of specific program milestones.

Areas of Interest

  • Microcirculation
  • RAAS mapping
  • Vasoplegia
  • Open (ex: cirrhosis, burns, shock management & outcomes, other special populations, etc.)

Types of Research Eligible for Support

  • Clinical studies of approved and unapproved uses, involving approved or unapproved La Jolla therapies
  • Observational studies, such as epidemiology and cross-functional studies and certain outcomes research studies where the primary focus is the scientific understanding of disease
  • Other types of independent research on disease states (diagnostic screening tools, surveys and data base mining)
  • In vitro or animal studies

IIR Submission Checklist

Submit applications/proposals to

*Drug-only requests (Clinical and Pre-Clinical) that do not require funding are considered Direct Access requests. Study proposals should be sent to and must include the criteria listed here