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Latest funding opportunities listed:

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation

The Research Project Grant Program funds laboratory and pre-clinical investigations, clinical research, psychosocial, cancer control, survivorship, quality of life, and other breast cancer research projects.

Deadline for ​Intent to Apply: September 17, 2015

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Department of Defense Reconstructive Transplant Research Program

The Reconstructive Transplant Research (RTR) Program was initiated in 2012 to advance the science and execution of complex hand, face and other vascularized composite allotransplantation (VCA) procedures.

"Deadline for pre-applications for Concept Awards and Idea Discovery Awards: September 16, 2015 Deadline for pre-applications for Translational Research Awards and Clinical Trial Awards: August 25, 2015"

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Desmoid Tumor Research Foundation

DTRF funds research that will advance the current scientific knowledge about desmoid tumors, resulting in the development of new treatment options.

Deadline: November 1, 2015

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Immunodeficiency Canada - Chaim Roifman Scholar Award for Senior Investigators

Immunodeficiency Canada each fall annually requests proposals focused on research in primary immune deficiency (PI).

Deadline for Letter of Intent: September 25, 2015

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James S McDonnell Foundation - Collaborative Activity Awards

"The Foundation offers Collaborative Activity Awards to initiate interdisciplinary discussions on problems or issues, to help launch interdisciplinary research networks, or to fund communities of researchers/practitioners dedicated to developing new methods, tools, and applications of basic research to applied problems. In each case the focus of the collaborative activity must meet the program guidelines for one of the following program areas: - Studying Complex Systems - Mathematical & Complex Systems Approaches for Brain Cancer - Understanding Human Cognition "

Deadline for Letter of Intent: Continuous

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National Psoriasis Foundation

The National Psoriasis Foundation Research Program funds and promotes psoriatic disease research, with the goal of finding better treatments and a cure for psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis.

Deadline: October 2, 2015

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Nutricia Research Foundation

"The basic activity of the Foundation to fulfil its mission is supplying grants for nutrition related research projects. "

Deadline: September 30, 2015

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Ontario Mental Health Foundation

The Foundation will support research which deals with any of the biological, psychological or social factors which either foster mental health or lead to mental disorder. The Foundation aims to improve knowledge about the prevention of mental disorder, and the rational and efficient diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of the mentally ill. The Foundation will accept applications for projects dealing with any period of the life-span, any of the factors thought to promote mental health or to cause mental disorder, and from any of the relevant scientific specialties. The Foundation has a particular interest in studies which address mental health problems of importance in Ontario. Two types of grant are available: (1)Type A: Research Project Grants (2 years); (2) Type B: Research Project Grants (up to 4 years).

Deadline: September 11, 2015

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Prader-Willi Syndrome Association

Prader-Willi Syndrome Association (USA) [“PWSA (USA)”] is pleased to offer grant assistance for scientific researchers with an interest in improving the lives of those with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS).

Deadline: October 12, 2015

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Simons Foundation - Explorer Awards

This award program is designed to enhance our existing support of autism research by providing timely resources to enable focused experiments highly relevant to our mission. A deeper understanding of the mechanisms underlying autism spectrum disorders or potential therapeutic approaches will require investigation at multiple levels, including but not limited to studies focused on gene discovery, molecular mechanisms, circuits, anatomy, and cognition and behavior. We will consider proposals at all of these levels.

Deadline: Continuous

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Stiftelsen Promobilia - Promobilia Foundation

"The Promobilia Foundation will support research and development projects with the goal to improve the condition of disabled persons in a way that fits the rules of the Foundation. The aim of the Foundation is to promote the development of technical aids so that disabled persons could benefit of a more active life. Its task is to support research and development of technical aids as well as ensure they get into production and reach the needy. "

Deadline: October 9, 2015

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Thrasher Research Fund Early Career Awards

The Fund recognizes that young investigators may find it difficult to remain in pediatric research because of a lack of funding. Therefore, the purpose of this program is to encourage the development of medical research in child health by awarding small grants to new researchers, helping them gain a foothold in this important area.

Deadline for Concept Submission: September 11, 2015

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