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Canadian Lung Association/Ontario Thoracic Society - Grant-in-Aid Program

"The Grant-in-Aid (GIA) program, a national peer reviewed application process, supports pulmonary research or development projects and offers grants for research operating costs, including laboratory supplies, technicians and some equipment for up to one or two years (varies from province to province). The Canadian Lung Association (CLA) manages the GIA program application and peer review processes. The provincial lung associations make funding decisions and administer the awards, taking into account application budgets and competition results. "

Deadline for Registration: November 17, 2017

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National Psoriasis Foundation

The NPF is seeking grant applications that encourage the advancement of innovative research into psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. These grants fund research initiatives that focus on the rapid translation of basic scientific discoveries into clinical applications with a clear benefit for patients with psoriatic disease. Applications related to all aspects of psoriatic disease are strongly encouraged, including basic science, technology, epidemiology, and clinical research. Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the recent publication identifying research gaps in psoriasis to identify relevant research topics.

Deadline: January 19, 2018

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Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation - Innovation Awards

"ALSF is committed to creating opportunities for new and innovative research into treatments and cures for childhood cancers. These grants are designed to provide critical and significant seed funding for experienced investigators with a novel and promising approach to finding causes and cures for childhood cancers. This may represent a change in research direction and/or an innovative new idea that moves away from an investigator's prior research. "

Deadline for Letters of Intent: December 15, 2017

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American Tinnitus Association

All proposed projects must be directly concerned with tinnitus and contribute to ATA's goal of finding a tinnitus cure.

Deadline: December 15, 2017

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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 UWO. Trainees include Medical Students, Residents, Fellows and Post-graduate students/fellows, and must be sponsored by a member of the Faculty at UWO. Questions regarding this competition should be directed to Dr. Dwight Moulin,

Deadline: December 1, 2017

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Cystic Fibrosis Canada - Targeted Research Program Announcement

"The purpose of the targeted research program is to fund research focused on the following two Cystic Fibrosis Canada priority areas and knowledge gaps within these areas: 1. Screening, monitoring, and management of cystic fibrosis-related diabetes (CFRD) with the goal of reducing the burden of care. Areas of focus include: i. Development of more efficient and patient-friendly screening tools ii. Development or adaptation of new, less invasive therapies to treat CFRD 2. Gastrointestinal (GI) symptomatology i. Development of a validated tool to reliably quantify gastrointestinal pain and symptoms ii. Address the etiology of gastrointestinal pain and symptoms, including the validation of biomarkers of gut health or gastrointestinal quality of life "

Deadline: November 30, 2017

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Alzheimer Society Research Program

"he ASRP focuses on two research streams: 1. The Biomedical Stream provides funding for research into basic biological mechanisms related to brain changes associated with the disease, and into the identification of therapeutic agents to combat the disease. Applications relative to, for example, brain-behaviour mechanisms, biochemical changes and molecular genetics are processed in the Biomedical stream. 2. The Quality of Life stream is concerned with all aspects of dementia care and support. The Alzheimer Society has a particular interest in the means to improve the way care is experienced by people with dementia living in long term care homes, and their families. "

Deadline: November 6, 2017

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American Otological Society

The purpose of the American Otological Society (AOS) Research Grant is to encourage and support academic research in sciences related to the ear. All of the AOS grant awards may involve research on any topic related to ear disorders and are no longer limited to studies of Menière's disease or otosclerosis. The research need not be directly on an otological disease but may explore normal functions of the cochlea, labyrinth or central auditory or vestibular systems.

"Deadline for Letter of Intent: November 1, 2017 Deadline for Applications: December 1, 2017"

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National PKU Alliance

The NPKUA is seeking proposals that will help close existing gaps in the knowledge and science of PKU, and to further support existing PKU-related projects.

Deadline: November 1, 2017

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Partnership for Clean Competition

A Pilot Project is a one year project intended to acquire the preliminary data necessary to successfully apply for a PCC original application.

"Deadline for pre-applications: November 1, 2017 Deadline for applications: December 1, 2017"

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Tourette Association of America

"The Tourette Syndrome Association requests research grant proposals from researchers in basic and clinical studies on all aspects of Tourette syndrome. All applications relevant to Tourette Syndrome will be considered. Applications that will enable TSA to establish the prevalence of TS and tic disorders in adults are strongly encouraged. "

"Deadline for preliminary proposals: November 1, 2017 Deadline for full proposals: February 18, 2018"

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Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America, Inc.- Senior Research Awards

"The objective of these awards is to provide established researchers with funds to generate sufficient preliminary data to become competitive for funds from other sources, such as the National Institute of Health (NIH). Proposals must be relevant to inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's Disease or ulcerative colitis).


"Deadlines for Letters of Intent:  November 1, 2017; May 1, 2018 Deadlines for Applications: January 14, 2018; July 1, 2018"

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Canadian Hemophilia Society / Dream of a Cure Research Program

The CHS Dream of a Cure Research Program, through funds provided by the Hemophilia Research Million Dollar Club and the Canadian Hemophilia Society, supports research focused on improving the health and the quality of life of all people with inherited bleeding disorders and finding a cure. The CHS invites applicants to apply for basic scientific research grants in fields relevant to hemophilia A and B, von Willebrand disease, rare factor deficiencies, platelet function disorders (and platelet pathophysiology) and other congenital and acquired bleeding disorders.

Deadline: November 15, 2017

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Canadian Hemophilia Society / Pfizer Care Until Cure Research Program

This program allows Canadian investigators to conduct research on medical and psychosocial aspects of bleeding disorders, including outcome evaluation. Grants are awarded for clinical research in fields relevant to improving the quality of life for persons with hemophilia, persons with von Willebrand disease or other inherited bleeding disorders, persons with related conditions such as HIV or hepatitis C, and carriers of an inherited bleeding disorder.

Deadline: November 15, 2017

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Melanoma Research Alliance

The MRA is soliciting proposals that address the gap in translational science, i.e., turning scientific discoveries into tools and/or treatments for high risk individuals and melanoma patients. Successful proposals will offer the potential for translational development that could lead to high impact near-term clinical application in melanoma detection, prevention, diagnosis, staging, or treatment.

Deadline: November 17, 2017

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Prevent Blindness America

The Joanne Angle Investigator Award provides funding for research investigating public health related to eye health and safety. Applications will be accepted in the following priority areas in adult vision, children's vision, or eye injury: Burden/economic aspects of eye disease/vision loss on society; Best practices to integrate vision screening/follow up care to system care access; Vision program effectiveness/evaluation.

Deadline: March 6, 2018

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Department of Defense - Breast Cancer Research Program

"The BCRP seeks to accelerate high-impact research with clinical relevance, encourage innovation and stimulate creativity, and facilitate productive collaborations. FY 2016 award mechanisms include: - Era of Hope Scholars - Innovator Awards - Breakthrough Awards - Distinguished Investigator Awards - Breakthrough Fellowship Awards "

"Deadline for pre-applications (Era of Hope Scholar, Breakthrough Level 1 and 2, Breakthrough Fellowship): November 21, 2017 Deadline for pre-application (Innovator, Breakthrough Level 3 and 4, Distinguished Investigator): September 29, 2017 "

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Savoy Foundation

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

Deadline: January 15, 2018

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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


"Deadline: Continuous

Note: Applications to PSI Foundation from London researchers are generally submitted through the Lawson Health Research Institute. Contact Lawson <> for more information."

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Last updated: October 10, 2017

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