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Latest funding opportunities listed:

Amyloidosis Foundation

The Amyloidosis Foundation grant program has supported outstanding research in all forms of systemic amyloidosis. Through our research program we encourage, promote and invest in the medical study and exploration of the amyloidosis diseases.

Deadline: August 31, 2016

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Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute - Quality of Life Research Grants

Quality of Life Research Grants have been created to support quality of life cancer research that has the potential to make a significant impact on the burden of disease in patients, survivors and caregivers. These grants are intended to explore psychosocial, survivorship, symptom control, supportive care and end-of-life issues, research gaps, needs and opportunities, or models for survivorship care. The grants are meant to accelerate and focus the knowledge gained from scientific findings, in the short or long term, into outcomes that will result in the reduced burden or enhanced quality of life for cancer patients in Canada and elsewhere.

Deadline for letter of intent: June 29, 2016

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Children's Cardiomyopathy Foundation

CCF offers funding for basic science, clinical, population/ epidemiologic and translational research on cardiomyopathies affecting children aged 18 years and younger. This includes support for studies focused on the causes, diagnosis or treatment of dilated, hypertrophic, restrictive, arrhythmogenic right ventricular and left ventricular non-compaction cardiomyopathy.

Deadline for Letters of Intent: June 15, 2016

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Department of Defense - Autism Research Program

The Autism Research Program focuses on ways to improve diagnosis, treatment, and studying psychosocial factors for affecting key life time transitions to independence and a better life for those with autism and their families. The FY 2016 program includes two funding mechanisms: Clinical Trial Awards; and Idea Development Awards.

Deadline for Pre-Application: June 22, 2016

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Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program

The LCRP will support and integrate research from multiple disciplines for risk assessment, prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment for the control and cure of lung cancer.

Deadline for pre-applications: June 9, 2016

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Department of Defense Multiple Sclerosis Research Program

The mission of the MSRP is to identify and fund promising research projects that are relevant to the prevention, etiology, pathogenesis, assessment, and treatment of MS and to ultimately lessen its personal and societal impact.

Deadline for pre-applications: May 26, 2016

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Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program

"The Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program (PRCRP) has been charged by U.S. Congress to fund innovative basic, applied, and translational cancer research to support Service members, their families, and the American public "

Deadline for pre-applications: June 8, 2016

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Huntington's Disease Society of America

The goal of the program is to offer support for investigator-initiated research directed to better understand the biology of Huntington's disease (HD) as it occurs in humans. The research projects and observations resulting from them should have the potential to directly impact the lives of patients or help guide future drug development for HD.

Deadline for letter of intent: May 23, 2016

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International Rett Syndrome Foundation

The objective is to accelerate discoveries in fundamental Rett syndrome research toward clinical testing, with the goal of improving the lives and treatments of those diagnosed with Rett syndrome. Our emphasis on translational and clinical research will ensure that new ideas are constantly flowing into the drug pipeline and neuro-habilitation platforms aimed at accelerating treatments for Rett syndrome.

Deadline for letter of intent: May 31, 2016

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LAM Foundation

The LAM Foundation offers funding for research by new and established investigators into Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM).

Deadline for letter of intent: July 15, 2016

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Lung Cancer Research Foundation

"The Lung Cancer Research Foundation is proud to fund research that they believe will make major contributions toward better treatments, screening, and prevention of lung cancer. "

Deadline: July 1, 2016

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Meso Foundation

Eligible projects may relate to benchwork, translational or clinical research that is not presently funded and may be conducted through any not-for-profit academic, medical or research institution. We encourage all levels and degrees of scientists to apply.

Deadline: August 5, 2016

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Restless Legs Syndrome Foundation

The Grant Program supports basic and clinical research on restless legs syndrome (RLS). Funding priorities include basic and clinical research to promote a better understanding of the disease, advance new treatments and find a cure for RLS.

Deadline: Continuous

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Samsung Global Research Outreach (GRO) Program

"2016 GRO Program is seeking proposals in twenty four (24) research themes. Other themes are also welcome. - AR/VR - IoT - Next Generation Computing - Machine Learning & Recognition - Natural Language Processing - Neural Processor - Artificial Intelligence - Autonomous Driving - Software Engineering - Robotics for Human Augmentation - Security & Privacy - Data Analytics - Sensor Technology - 5G Mobile Applications - System Arch. for Storage & Memory - 2D Materials/Devices - Next Gen. Sensors & Detectors - Energy Harvesting - Inorganic Photonic Materials - Functional Material - Organic Materials - Microbial Conversion Materials - Nano Structuring - Material Informatics.""

Deadline: June 14, 2016

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Saving tiny Hearts Society

The Saving tiny Hearts Society’s mission is to raise seed money for grossly under-funded, lifesaving grass roots research of congenital heart defects (CHD's).

Deadline: July 1, 2016

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Statistics Canada - Biobank

Researchers can submit applications to access stored blood, urine and DNA biospecimens from the Canadian Health Measures Survey (CHMS).

Deadlines: June 30, 2016

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Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance

TS Alliance endeavors to stimulate, support and coordinate research that will lead to a cure for tuberous sclerosis complex (TSC), while improving the lives of those affected.

Deadline for letter of intent: June 20, 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 letter of intent for Round 2: PD-related diseases (PD, PSP, DLB, MSA and prodromes) : June 27, 2016 Deadline for letter of intent Round 3: AD-related diseases (AD, FTD, MCI and prodromes): July 28, 2016"

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Last updated: May 2, 2016

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