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Latest funding opportunities listed:

AACR Career Development Awards for Immuno-oncology Research

"The Awards for Immuno-oncology Research represent a joint effort to promote and support junior faculty to conduct immuno-oncology research and establish a successful career path in this field. Particular emphasis for one of the grants should be placed on biological mechanisms underlying checkpoint inhibitor resistance and/or approaches to overcome this resistance. The research proposed for funding may be basic, translational, clinical, or epidemiological in nature and must have direct applicability and relevance to immuno-oncology. AACR membership is required. Nonmembers interested in the grant opportunity must submit a satisfactory application for Active-level membership by Tuesday, January 10th. "

Deadline: January 10, 2017

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Batten Disease Support and Research Association

"The Batten Disease Support and Research Association seeks letters of intent (LOI) describing proposals of innovative research that have the potential to advance therapeutic strategies for all or any of the Neuronal Ceroid Lipofuscinoses. "

Deadline for Letter of Intent: January 18, 2017

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College of Family Physicians of Canada - Janus Research Grants

"Janus Research Grants support academic and community-based family physician CFPC members in good standing to carry out research projects that meet the changing needs of their patients and communities in Canada. Resident or student research projects are not eligible. "

Deadline: February 1, 2017

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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, 2017

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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, 2017

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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. In this context, WADA gives high priority to projects with direct and imminent applicability in the fight against doping in sport and rarely funds basic research projects.

Deadline: February 15, 2017

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First Mile Innovation Challenge for Global Primary Care

"The First Mile Innovation Challenge was launched to crowdsource innovations that address clinical or community hardships in global primary care. The Challenge seeks innovative ideas in the following areas within global primary care: - Maternal - Newborn and child health - Cardiac health - Safe surgery The winning team will receive funding and support from CAMTech's global network and resources provided through the CAMTech Innovation Platform. In addition teams will have the potential to work with GE's new five.eight Accelerator. The Challenge is seeking innovations that are focused on improving health in low- and middle -income countries. However, technologies with potential global impact, including both low- and middle -income countries as well as high -income countries are eligible."

"Deadline for letter of intent: January 10, 2017 Deadline for application: February 15, 2017"

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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.

"Deadline for pre-application: February 1, 2017 Deadline for application: February 8, 2017"

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Anesthesia Patient Safety Foundation

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 13, 2017

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Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute - Knowledge to Action Grants

Applications are invited for projects to develop and test knowledge to action plans that will ultimately result in the improved outcomes and experiences for people and populations at risk, patients, their families and communities across the cancer trajectory.

Deadline for Abstracts: February 1, 2017

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CIHR Catalyst Grant : Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis

This Catalyst Grant is being offered to support the development of new, high priority research projects in the CIHR-Institute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis (CIHR-IMHA) mandated areas of arthritis, bone, musculoskeletal rehabilitation, muscle, oral health, skin, and in the cross-disciplinary area of myalgic encephalomyelitis/ chronic fatigue syndrome (ME/CFS). It is expected that this investment will enable researchers to generate preliminary data, validate methodology or tools, and/or explore novel research ideas towards enhancing the success of subsequent applications to the CIHR investigator-initiated and institute-specific initiatives in areas of strategic interest to CIHR-IMHA.

Deadline: January 10, 2017

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Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of Canada - Innovations Grant

"The CCFC invites applications to fund novel or innovative approaches to inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) research. The grant is intended to stimulate and support research that may not be encompassed within the boundaries of traditional medical research. "

Deadline: January 20, 2017

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Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus Association of Canada

The Spina Bifida & Hydrocephalus Association of Canada (SBHAC) would like to invite medical professionals and researchers to apply for a Research Grant based on a project that address the medical issues and treatment of those affected by spina bifida and/or hydrocephalus.

Deadline: January 31, 2017

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Brain & Behavior Research Foundation - NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant

The NARSAD Independent Investigator Grant provides support for investigators during the critical period between the initiation of research and the receipt of sustained funding. Basic and/or clinical investigators are supported, but research must be relevant to schizophrenia, major affective disorders, or other serious mental illnesses. The program is intended to facilitate innovative research opportunities.

Deadline: December 12, 2016

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Cooley’s Anemia Foundation - Support for Ongoing Clinical Research in Thalassemia

The Foundation invites national and international applicants to apply for grants to support ongoing clinical research projects in thalassemia.

"Deadline for Letter of Intent: December 23, 2016 Deadline for Application: February 6, 2017"

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Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program

The "Joint Canada-Israel Health Research Program" seeks to support fundamental research at the cutting-edge of biomedical science. This third call for proposals is directed toward biomedical sciences in cancer, while building capacity and furthering the knowledge-base in low and middle income countries.

"Deadline for Registration: January 17, 2017 Deadline for Application: February 7, 2017"

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Sarcoma Foundation of America

The SFA has developed a program to provide grants to investigators interested in translational science Sarcoma research. Funding is available in support of research on the etiology, molecular biology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment of human Sarcomas.

Deadline: January 31, 2017

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Savoy Foundation

Research grants are available to individuals working on epilepsy or related subjects.

Deadline: January 15, 2017

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Parkinson Canada

"Parkinson Canada announces the following Research and Training opportunities: Pilot Project Grants

  • New Investigator Award Program
  • Basic Research Fellowship
  • Clinical Movement Disorder Fellowship
  • Graduate Student Award
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Deadline: February 1, 2017

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CANARIE Research Software Program Competitive Funding Call

"The purpose of this Program is to: - Provide software tools to Canadian researchers to reduce time to discovery. - Allow researchers to make effective use of Canadian digital infrastructure. - Promote re-use of tools to minimize the costs of software development prior to the start of research. - Create a community of research software developers in Canada to further accelerate research through collaborative software development and expertise sharing. "

Deadline: March 1, 2017

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Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America - Broad Medical Research Program - Special RFP - Differences in IBD Incidence Between Developing and Developed Countries

The Broad Medical Research Program at CCFA (BMRP-CCFA) is soliciting proposals in this area of research: Differences in IBD incidence between developing and developed countries.

Deadline: Continuous

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Dana Foundation - Clinical Neuroscience Research Grant Program

"The program tends to focus on: 1) translating promising animal model interventions or clinical observations for treating devastating brain conditions or injuries into small-sale studies in humans with these conditions to see if the intervention shows any effect, and designing neuroethical guidelines for such studies; 2) identifying functions of specific neurons and neural networks involved in brain diseases or injuries and developing therapeutic interventions to alter these; and 3) assessing outcomes of the effects of various therapies used to treat brain injuries, such as stroke. The program also occasionally considers studies of complex cognitive processes, such as creativity. "

Deadline for preliminary proposals: Continuous

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Friedreich's Ataxia Research Alliance - Keith Michael Andrus Memorial Award

FARA accepts LOIs focusing on advancing understanding and/or treatment of the cardiac involvement in FA.

Deadline for letter of intent: January 15, 20157

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Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada - New Idea Award

"The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Canada is proud to announce the launch of the New Idea Award, a grant program designed to identify novel research strategies with a potential for high impact on blood cancer. Specifically, this program supports the initial exploration of untested but potentially transformative ideas that challenge our knowledge of blood cancer or the manner in which we approach diagnosis or treatment. Competitive proposals will describe ideas that take the investigator's research in a substantially new direction, and thus preliminary data is not required. "

Deadline: February 10, 2017

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Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada - Operating Grants

"Applicants may apply for funds to support operating costs of research (including minor equipment). "

Deadline: February 10, 2017

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Physicians' Services Incorporated Foundation

"The Foundation's support of health research is offered in through the following programs:

  • Health Research Grants
  • Healthcare Research by Community Physicians
  • Educational Fellowships for Practicing Physicians
  • Resident Research Grants
  • P.S.I.F. Fellowship for Translational Research

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Deadlines: Continuous

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