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Latest funding opportunities listed:

Allen Foundation

The Allen Foundation invites applications for its human nutrition research grants. These fund relevant nutritional research or support projects that benefit programmes for human nutrition in the areas of health, education, training and research.

Deadline: Dec 31, 2016

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AMS Phoenix Fellowship

Associated Medical Services (AMS) is pleased to announce that proposals (Letters of Intent) are now being accepted for the 2016 AMS Phoenix Fellowship Awards. The AMS Phoenix Project is designed to identify and shape structures that enhance the teaching and practice of compassionate care across health care settings, with a goal to raise awareness that how care is delivered (the process) is just as important as what care is delivered (the content).

Deadline for Stage 1: February 12, 2016

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Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation Grants Program

The Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation (APSF) Grant Program supports research directed towards enhancing anesthesia patient safety. Its major objective is to stimulate and fund studies that will clearly improve patient safety and lead to prevention of mortality and morbidity resulting from anesthesia mishaps.

Deadline for letters of intent: February 22, 2016

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Arnold P. Gold Research Institute - Research Planning Grants

The Foundation's will consider requests to fund in-person meetings of multi-institutional research teams to plan and write grants to submit to other funders for projects larger in scope than the Gold Foundation can support.The Foundation is particularly interested in supporting teams' plans for research which links humanistic healthcare and health professions education to important patient, provider and systems outcomes.

Deadline: Continuous

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Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research

The goal of the Award is to stimulate and fund HIV and AIDS related research. Research will be funded in three broad research areas: the clinical, the biological and the social sciences.

Deadline: February 26, 2016

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Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation

"The Cicatricial Alopecia Research Foundation (CARF) seeks original, focused, and innovative research grant applications dealing with primary cicatricial alopecia (PCA). Applications will be accepted from laboratories around the world. The proposed project must serve to further CARF's research goals, namely, to understand the pathogenesis of PCA, an understanding that will lead to effective prevention and therapy. "

Deadline: March 15, 2016

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Earl Russell Trainee Grants in Pain Research

Mini-grants of up to $10,000 are available annually to provide seed funding for pain research projects initiated by trainees registered at Western University or Lawson Health Research Institute.

Questions regarding this competition should be directed to Dr. Dwight Moulin, dwight.moulin@lhsc.on.ca

Deadline: April 1, 2016

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Epilepsy Foundation - New Therapy-Commercialization Grants Program

The mission of the New Therapy - Commercialization Grants Program is to drive the development of new therapies for epilepsy, accelerating the advancement of research from the laboratory to the patient.

Deadline for Letter of Intent: March 7, 2016

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Fondation Jerome Lejeune

"The goal of the Jérôme Lejeune Foundation, a recognised public interest organisation, is to continue the work to which Professor Jérôme Lejeune, discoverer of Down syndrome, devoted his life: - medical research on genetic diseases with intellectual disability, receiving and treating children and adults with Down syndrome or other genetic defects of intelligence - in offering specialised medical consultation treating all their pathologies linked to their disease - the defence of life, the respect for the patient's dignity, with a constant ethical focus and active solidarity, from the beginning of life until death. "

Deadline: March 7, 2016

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Huntington Society of Canada - NAVIGATOR Research Program

This program supports basic scientific research of direct and immediate relevance to Huntington Disease in Canada with the aim of providing a platform for the recruitment of outstanding investigators to HD research, to facilitate research collaboration nationally and internationally, and to support research that is relevant to other neurodegenerative disorders.

Deadline for letter of intent: February 8, 2016

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Huntington Society of Canada - New Pathways Research Program

"The Huntington Society of Canada (HSC) is interested in fostering innovative lines of enquiry that will eventually lead to the next generation of targets for the treatment of Huntington disease (HD). "

Deadline for letter of intent: February 8, 2016

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Jeffrey Modell Foundation - Translational Research Program

The purposes of this program are: To support innovative and novel investigations in Primary Immunodeficiency, focusing on translational research leading to meaningful clinical application; To advance the growing knowledge of genotype-phenotype correlations and gain a better understanding of the underlying mechanisms of immune function and dysfunction; To support research that will lead to advancement in clinical recognition, diagnostic tools, and innovative therapies that will impact overall health outcomes and improve the quality of life of those affected by Primary Immunodeficiency.

Deadline: February 17, 2016

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Kenneth Rainin Foundation -Innovator Awards

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation supports innovative and collaborative research projects that are potentially transformative to diagnosing, treating and curing Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

Deadline for Letter of Inquiry: February 15, 2016

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Killam Research Fellowships Program

The fellowships provide a period of release time from teaching and administrative duties to individual scholars of exceptional ability who are engaged in research projects of broad significance and widespread interest and who wish to pursue independent research. Research may be in any of the following fields: humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, health sciences, engineering, or studies linking any of the disciplines within these fields. The Canada Council does not wish to specify or exclude any areas of research at this time.

Deadline: May 15, 2016

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March of Dimes Foundation Research Program

MOD invites all qualified scientists with faculty appointments or the equivalent, at universities, hospitals and research institutions (not for profit or profit) , to submit applications for research grants relevant to our mission. This encompasses basic biological processes governing differentiation and development involving both human and animal model systems, genetics and genomics of these processes, clinical studies, reproductive health and environmental toxicology. Social and behavioral studies are encouraged concerning cognitive and behavioral risks that affect outcomes of pregnancy, the perinatal period, and subsequent child development. The latter may involve family units and those genes, toxicants and social determinants that adversely affect language or behavior.

"Deadline for letter of intent: April 30, 2016 "

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Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research Therapeutic Pipeline Program

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research (MJFF) seeks to stimulate development of Parkinson's disease (PD) therapeutics with potential for fundamentally altering disease course and/or significantly improving treatment of symptoms above and beyond current standards of care. Part of the annual Edmond J. Safra Core Programs for PD Research, the Therapeutic Pipeline Program is open to industry and academic investigators working at either pre-clinical or clinical stages of drug and therapeutic development. Proposals must focus on a treatment strategy with clear potential for PD and have a well-defined plan for moving toward clinical utility for patients. Both novel approaches as well as repositioning of approved or clinically safe therapies from other non-PD indications are of interest.

Deadline for Pre-Proposals: May 18, 2016

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National Marfan Foundation

Grants are provided to support Marfan syndrome and related disorders research. The goal of this program is to advance research in this area and to identify methods for earlier diagnosis, improved therapies and to find an eventual cure.

Deadline: April 11, 2016

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National Multiple Sclerosis Society

The National Multiple Sclerosis Society welcomes applications for support of studies related to multiple sclerosis which may serve in any way to advance the mission of the society. The society supports fundamental as well as applied studies, non-clinical or clinical in nature, including projects in patient management, care and rehabilitation. To be considered for funding, all projects must show relevance to the society's mission of preventing, treating and curing MS and improving quality of life.

Deadlines: February 17, 2016; August 3, 2016

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Prostate Cancer Canada - Movember Discovery Grants

The goal is to support researchers to generate preliminary data in prostate cancer research that would provide the basis for a more substantial research grant from another agency.

"Deadline for registration: February 17, 2016 Deadline for applications: April 1, 2016 "

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Rare Disease Foundation

"The Rare Disease Foundation, in collaboration with BC Children's Hospital Foundation (BCCHF), provides microgrants to expedite exploration of new ideas for understanding rare diseases and improving patient care. Project criteria: - involve a rare disease or rare subtype of disease (lifetime prevalence less than 1 in 2000) - directly impact patient care for one or more patients - scientifically valid and feasible - ethics approval (microgrant activation requires an ethics approval certificate, where applicable) "

"Deadline: May 1, 2016 "

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Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome Foundation Grants

"Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome (SDS) is a multi-system autosomal-recessive disorder characterized by exocrine pancreatic dysfunction, and varying degrees of marrow dysfunction with cytopenias.SDSF is accepting grant requests for research relevant to this disease. Any high quality, innovative research proposal deemed relevant to SDS will be considered. "

Deadline: May 15, 2016

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Weston Brain Institute - Rapid Response 2016

The Weston Brain Institute is delighted to launch our Canada: Rapid Response 2016 program to provide seed funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research. NEW for 2016: The program will have 3 application rounds, focused on two different disease groups. Applicants should apply to the group best suited to their project. Each PI may submit one application per round as the Principal Applicant or the Administrative Supervisor.

"Deadline for Round 1 Letter of Intent: February 23, 2016 Deadline for Round 2 Letter of Intent: June 27, 2016 Deadline for Round 3 Letter of Intent: July 28, 2016"

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World Anti-Doping Agency

WADA promotes and funds, on a yearly basis, scientific projects in the anti-doping field covering the development or optimization of analytical tools for the detection and/or quantification of doping substances or methods , consolidation of the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP), as well as the pharmacology of prohibited substances and drug cocktails.

Deadline: February 15, 2016

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Last updated: February 2, 2016

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