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Latest funding opportunities listed:

Ajinomoto Innovation Alliance Program

Eligible research include research relating to the application of Amino acids; Mechanism of food palatability; Measurement of food palatability; Psychological and ethnological approach to food choice; Technology relating to food texture and mouth feel; Nutritional needs, gustatory preference and activity of the aged; Sports science and nutrition; Improvement of malnutrition in the developing countries; Clinical OMICS and biomarkers for cancer diagnostics, personalized medicine and personalized nutrition; Biopharmaceutical manufacturing technology; Materials for regenerative medicine; Metabolic Engineering, Bioinformatics, Synthetic Biology for the Bio-based Materials; Next generation materials for electronic industry and functional chemicals; Animal nutrition, Plant nutrition, Fish nutrition.

Deadline: March 11, 2015

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American Epilepsy Society - Seed Grant Program

This program is intended to foster collaborative interactions between two or more established investigators to make future grants related to epilepsy more competitive for larger awards, and to fuel multi-investigator projects.

Deadlines: March 27, 2015; June 26, 2015; September 25, 2015

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Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration - RFP: The Economic Burden of Frontotemporal Degeneration

The primary objective of this RFP is to capture the economic impact of FTD on patients, their caregivers and families; as well as on the healthcare system/community resources compared to non-FTD affected families in this age demographic in the United States.

Deadline: March 27, 2015

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Broad Medical Research Program - Inflammatory Bowel Disease Grants: Special RFP - Differences in IBD Incidence Between Developing and Developed Countries

The Foundation is soliciting research proposals on differences in IBD incidence between developing and developed countries.

Deadline for Letter of Interest: Continuous

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Canadian Cancer Society Research Institute - Impact Grants

The Impact Grant program is intended to contribute to the scientific idea 'pipeline' by supporting significant progression in cancer research programs, from individual investigators or multidisciplinary teams, that are anywhere in the continuum from basic high impact discovery to translational work of direct relevance to the clinic. Impact grants will accelerate and focus the knowledge gained from scientific findings, in the short or long term, into outcomes that will significantly advance understanding of cancer and improve scientific knowledge, which will result in optimized patient care, improved cancer treatment or reduced cancer burden.

Deadline for letter of intent: March 25, 2015

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Canadian Liver Foundation

The mandate of the Canadian Liver Foundation is to provide support for research and education into the causes, diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases of the liver.

Deadline: March 31, 2015

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Duchenne Parent Project

"DPP NL sponsors promising research projects and fellowships, faster exchange of data, and international collaboration. Projects should be in accordance with the aims of the sponsor organization, which stimulates research in the search for a cure for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy. "

Deadlines: April 1, 2015

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International Association for the Study of Pain - Collaborative Research Grants

The IASP Developed-Developing Countries Collaborative Research Grants support international, interdisciplinary collaborations in pain research, specifically between laboratories in a developing country and in a developed country. Collaborations between basic science and clinical research groups will receive priority.

Deadline: March 15, 2015

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Molly Towell Perinatal Research Foundation

The Foundation is dedicated to advancing the understanding of perinatal health and disease through support of research and research Fellowships in Fetal and Neonatal medicine and all related disciplines.

Deadline: April 17, 2015

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Scoliosis Research Society

"The Scoliosis Research Society offers the following research awards:

  • Standard
  • New Investigator
  • Small Exploratory
  • Continuation/Extension
  • Alf Nachemson Evidence Based Medicine


Deadlines: April 1, 2015; October 1, 2015

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Weston Brain Institute - Mechanisms of cellular death in NeuroDegeneration

The Weston Brain Institute is delighted to announce the launch of the Mechanisms of cellular death in NeuroDegeneration (MEND) program to discover and understand the mechanisms and pathophysiological processes by which brain cell loss is mediated in disease and thereby seek insights and potential targets for therapeutic interventions that would sustain healthy brain function.

Deadline for Letter of Intent: May 8, 2015

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