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Alpha-1 Foundation - Research Grant

"The objective of this grant is to provide funds to encourage the development of new information that contributes to the understanding of the basic biology of alpha-1 antitrypsin expression, and the pathogenesis/management of AAT Deficiency. In addition, consideration will be given to those projects that provide insight into the development of information that may contribute to new therapies for AAT Deficiency. All proposals must be hypothesis generating or hypothesis testing and provide sufficient preliminary data to justify the Alpha-1 Foundation's support. "

"Deadline for letter of intent: September 22, 2017 Deadline for application: February 16, 2018"

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Angelman Syndrome Foundation, Inc.

"The Angelman Syndrome Foundation announces biannual calls for research proposals to be awarded in support of Angelman syndrome research. Applications in the preclinical, translational and clinical research areas that investigate all aspects of Angelman syndrome will be considered. Highest priority will be given to pilot projects to test new ideas about pathogenesis and therapeutics of Angelman syndrome, translational research and clinical research studies. Of particular interest to the ASF are studies related to communication, behavioral issues and identification of issues and treatments that impact the daily life of people with Angelman syndrome and their families. "

Deadline: October 15, 2017

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Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration - Pilot Grant for Basic Science Research

AFTD Basic Science Pilot Grants provide seed funding for innovative research projects that expand our understanding of the biology or pathophysiology of frontotemporal degeneration (FTD).

Deadline: September 8, 2017

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Barth Syndrome Foundation, Inc

The Foundation and its international affiliates are interested in providing financial assistance to investigators interested in exploring the field of Barth Syndrome (BTHS). The two focus areas are the basic science of and/or clinical research on the natural history, biochemical basis, and treatment of Barth syndrome.In addition to those having prior research experience with BTHS, young investigators and experienced investigators that are new to the field of BTHS are encouraged to submit proposals for funding.

"Deadline for letter of intent: September 7, 2017 Deadline for application: October 31, 2017"

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BrightFocus Foundation - Alzheimer's Disease Research

BrightFocus Foundation awards grants for basic, translational, and clinically oriented research on the causes of, or treatments for, age-related and degenerative diseases.

Deadline: October 18, 2017

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BrightFocus Foundation - National Glaucoma Research

The standard award provides significant funding for researchers who have already generated some amount of preliminary data, but often still require significant progress before they can apply to governmental or industrial funding agencies.

Deadline: November 7, 2017

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Burroughs Wellcome Fund - Career Awards for Medical Scientists

The CAMS award provides support to facilitate the transition from mentored position to independence for the early career physician scientist. The program is ideal for the physician scientist considering an academic career.

Deadline: October 3, 2017

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Canada-Brazil Awards - Joint Research Projects

The objective of this program is to support team-oriented research projects between Canadian and Brazilian universities collaborating in mutually beneficial areas of research. The collaborations are expected to result in high quality research that will have an impact in Canada and in Brazil through the mobility of both Canadian and Brazilian research students and Project Leads. This program is open to all academic disciplines.

Deadline: October 11, 2017

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Cancer Research Institute - Clinic and Laboratory Integration Program (CLIP) Grants

"CRI offers its Clinic and Laboratory Integration Program (CLIP) Grants to qualified scientists who are working to explore clinically relevant questions aimed at improving the effectiveness of cancer immunotherapies. The program supports basic, pre-clinical, and translational research that can be directly applied to optimizing cancer immunotherapy in the clinic. "

Deadline for Letter of Intent: November 1, 2017

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DARPA - Defense Sciences Research and Technology

The mission of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Defense Sciences Office (DSO) is to identify and pursue high-risk, high-payoff research initiatives across a broad spectrum of science and engineering disciplines and to transform these initiatives into important, radically new, game-changing technologies for U.S. national security. In support of this mission, this DSO Office-wide BAA invites proposers to submit innovative basic or applied research concepts in one or more of the following technical areas: Physical Systems; Mathematics, Modeling and Design; and Human-Machine Systems. For each technical area addressed, proposed research should investigate innovative approaches that enable revolutionary advances. DSO is explicitly not interested in approaches or technologies that primarily result in evolutionary improvements to the existing state of practice.

"Deadline for abstracts: May 10, 2018 Deadline for proposals: June 11, 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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Department of Defense Epilepsy Research Program

The ERP was initiated in 2015 to develop an understanding of the magnitude of post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) within the military and to expand research into the basic mechanisms by which traumatic brain injury (TBI) produces epilepsy.

"Deadline for Pre-Application: September 6, 2017 Deadline for Application: September 20, 2017"

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Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Cancer Research Program - Career Development Award

"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. The FY17 PRCRP Career Development Award supports independent, early-career investigators to conduct impactful research with the mentorship of an experienced cancer researcher (i.e., the Designated Mentor) as an opportunity to obtain the funding, guidance, and experience necessary for productive, independent careers at the forefront of cancer research. The PI must be an independent, early-career researcher or physician-scientist within 10 years after completion of his/her terminal degree (excluding time spent in residency or on family medical leave). Time spent as a postdoctoral fellow is not excluded. "

Deadline for pre-applications: September 12, 2017

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Foundation Fighting Blindness - Gund-Harrington Scholar Award

"Foundation Fighting Blindness and Harrington Discovery Institute have partnered to form the Gund-Harrington Scholar program. This initiative is focused on accelerating the translation of research findings in retinal degenerative diseases with the ultimate goal of developing new therapies to improve and/or restore vision. "

"Deadline for letter of intent: October 25, 2017 Deadline for application: January 19, 2018"

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Frick Foundation for Research on ALS

The goal of the foundation is to provide research grants for the study of the understanding of the basic causes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). These awards are not directed to clinically related projects for patient care.

Deadline: September 30, 2017

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Hereditary Disease Foundation

The Hereditary Disease Foundation provides funding for research that advances the discovery and development of treatments for Huntington's disease and other brain disorders. The Foundation's current focus is on 1) modifier studies - on DNA repair pathways, protein degradation and other modifiers of phenotype and age of onset and 2) research mechanisms of HD neurodegeneration and biomarkers and therapy for HD-induced neurodegeneration.

"Deadline for letter of intent: February 1, 2018 Deadline for application: April 15, 2018"

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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 29, 2017 Deadline for Application: November 24, 2017"

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Kidney Foundation of Canada - Biomedical Research Grants

Biomedical Research Grants provide financial support to medical researchers to assist in defraying the operating costs of research, which may include the purchase of materials, supplies and equipment and the payment of laboratory assistants.

"Deadline for Registration: September 1, 2017 Deadline for Application: October 1, 2017"

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Laerdal Foundation for Acute Medicine

Projects to be considered for support from the Foundation should be clearly related to acute medicine. Suitable projects should comprise one or several of such elements as experimental or clinical research, diagnosis, treatment and transport of patients with acute life threatening disease or trauma, and development or accomplishment of education.

Deadline: October 1, 2017

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Translational Research Program

The LLS Translational Research Program was created with the goal of accelerating clinical applications of laboratory findings relevant to improved diagnosis and management of leukemia, lymphoma, myeloma and other hematopoietic malignancies.

"Deadline for Letter of Intent: September 29, 2017 Deadline for application: November 15, 2017"

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Lymphoma Research Foundation - Mantle Cell Lymphoma Therapeutic Studies Grant

The Lymphoma Research Foundation (LRF) seeks proposals for clinical/translational studies, including correlative studies, in mantle cell lymphoma (MCL). Applications to this initiative should relate to work in the clinical setting and/or involve primary MCL patient samples. Proposals which are adjunct to an existing research project in MCL are strongly encouraged.

Deadline: September 6, 2017

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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: September 27, 2017 Deadline for Applications: January 23, 2018"

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Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research  - Mitochondrial Biomarkers for Parkinson's Disease

"The Foundation seeks to support one-to-two year grants that will develop new or improved tools to identify mitochondrial biomarkers for Parkinson's disease. The specific goals of this initiative are to facilitate the discovery and development of mitochondrial biomarkers for: - Assess PD diagnosis, disease progression, and/or patient stratification; and - Identify mitochondrial readouts that would inform therapeutic efficacy and target engagement, or - Uncover novel mitochondrial targets relevant to PD. "

Deadline for preliminary proposals: September 27, 2017

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Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

The Operating Grant Program is intended to support various research operations in all aspects of multiple sclerosis (MS) and defray the normal operating costs of carrying out a specific research proposal. The MS Society welcomes applications that are fundamental as well as applied studies, nonclinical or clinical in nature, including projects in patient management, care and rehabilitation.

Deadline: October 2, 2017

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Oxalosis and Hyperoxaluria Foundation

"The OHF seeks to support research that will ultimately lead to new diagnostics, treatments, and a cure for Primary Hyperoxaluria and related Hyperoxaluria conditions. "

Deadline: November 1, 2017

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Parker B. Francis Fellowship in Pulmonary Research

The Fellowship provides research support to individuals embarking on careers in clinical, laboratory, or translational science related to Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine.

Deadline: October 16, 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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Scleroderma Foundation - Established Investigator Grant

The Scleroderma Foundation seeks applications from promising established investigators both inside and outside the field of scleroderma research who wish to propose pilot studies to obtain preliminary data dealing with a highly innovative and/or highly relevant theme related to the disease.

Deadline: Sept 15, 2017

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Shastri Research Grant

The key objective of SRG are to support new or ongoing research collaborations between SICI's Canadian and Indian member institutions that promote mobility and capacity building among faculty members and researchers. The research projects conducted in all disciplines of study supported by our member universities ranging from Social Sciences and Humanities to STEM (sciences, technology, engineering, mathematics), business, management, etc.

Deadline: September 20, 2017

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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 12, 2017

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Yogurt in Nutrition Initiative Call for Research Proposals

Proposals are requested for projects focused on defining the health effects of yogurt consumption.

Deadline: August 31, 2017

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Last updated: August 17, 2017

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