Funding

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Current funding opportunities:

Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation -Familial RUNX1 Grant Program

ALSF and RUNX1 Research Program have partnered to raise awareness and accelerate research around familial RUNX1 disorders through the RUNX1 Early Career Investigator Grant and the Familial RUNX1 Grant.

Deadline: December 21, 2022

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American Epilepsy Society - Seed Grant Program

AES Seed Grants offer funds to help enable established investigators to pursue new and innovative lines of research, collaborations, and/or research methods.

Deadline: October 5, 2022

Barth Syndrome Foundation, Inc

Barth Syndrome Foundation, Inc. (BSF) and our International Affiliates welcome innovative applications that address the basic, translational, and clinical research challenges of Barth syndrome. Through this program, BSF seeks to provide seed grant funding to young and established investigators in order to generate the preliminary data required for successful follow-on funding available from major grant-making institutions such as the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

Deadline: October 31, 2022

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Canada-France call for innovative projects

"EUREKA, in partnership with the National Research Council of Canada and Bpifrance, invites proposals for its Canada-France call for innovative projects. This supports international collaborative R&D projects between Canada and France. The call is open to projects in all thematic areas or application domains. However, the focus is on the two following domains: •future of healthcare using artificial intelligence (AI), including AI for augmented diagnosis, personalised medicine, medical research, prevention and pandemic preparedness; •GreenTech and all technologies and science reducing human impacts on the natural environment, including CleanTech, AgriTech and greener smart city. Project should aim to research or develop an innovative product, process or service for commercialisation. Consortia of at least two mutually independent companies, one from France and the other from Canada are eligible. No single organisation or country can be responsible for more than 70 per cent of the project budget. Canadian SMEs with 500 or less full-time employees are eligible for funding. French companies must have 2000 or fewer full-time employees and have sufficient working capital and resources to undertake a multi-year R&D collaboration and commercialise the results. Eligible Canadian SMEs may receive up to 50 per cent reimbursement of eligible project costs up to a maximum total funding amount of CAD 500,000 for up to three years. French companies may receive up to €3 million within the limit of own equity."

"Deadline for expression of interest: September 28, 2022 Deadline for proposals: December 14, 2022"

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Canadian Hemophilia Society - Bayer - ADVANCE Canada Research Program

The Canadian Hemophilia Society – Bayer ADVANCE Canada Research Program was created to engage Canadian hemophilia treaters in activities to identify and research key issues in the ageing hemophilia population.

Deadline: November 15, 2022

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Canadian Hemophilia Society / Dream of a Cure Research Program

"Supporting research towards improving the health and the quality of life of all people with inherited bleeding disorders and finding a cure have been goals of the Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS) since it was founded in 1953. Since 1990 through funds provided by the Hemophilia Research Million Dollar Club and the CHS, the CHS provides basic scientific research grants and studentships aimed at developing treatments for hemophilia A and B, von Willebrand disease, rare factor deficiencies, platelet function disorders and ultimately, at finding a cure. "

Deadline: November 15, 2022

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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, 2022

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ChadTough Defeat DIPG Foundation

New Investigator Grants support newly independent DIPG researchers working to establish DIPG research labs – OR – established researchers (who have not previously conducted brain tumor research) to encourage them to start DIPG research. Game Changer Grants provide funding for hypothesis-driven research projects that represent an innovative approach to a major challenge in DIPG research, with a potential to lead to groundbreaking discoveries in the field.

Deadline: February 9, 2023

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Clinical Pilot and Feasibility Awards

"Clinical Pilot and Feasibility Awards are offered to support projects involving human subjects that will develop and test new hypotheses and/or new methods (or those being applied to the problems of cystic fibrosis for the first time), and to support promising new investigators as they establish themselves in research areas relevant to cystic fibrosis. The intent of these awards is to enable investigators to collect sufficient preliminary data to determine the best strategies and methods for approaching a major question that ultimately will require assessment through a larger-scale research and/or multi-center, collaborative trial. "

"Deadline for Letter of Intent: March 22, 2023 Deadline for Application: August 8, 2023"

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - Clinical Research Awards

"Clinical Research Awards are offered to provide support for investigator-initiated clinical research projects that have the potential to make an important contribution to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s mission. Research projects may address diagnosis, treatment, management of disease or symptom, or the pathophysiology of cystic fibrosis using clinical (observational/interventional), translational, or epidemiologic study approaches. Applicants must demonstrate access to sufficient numbers of CF patients and appropriate controls. "

"Deadline for Letter of Intent: March 23, 2023 Deadline for Application: August 8, 2023"

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Foundation for Hand Surgery

The Foundation for Hand Surgery invites applications for its fundamental research grants.

Deadline: Ongoing

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Global NASH ASPIRE

"The ASPIRE NASH program will evaluate submitted research proposals that cover areas in basic, clinical and translational sciences. The research proposals with innovative and the potential of high impact in advancing the learning about NASH will be encouraged. The following are the main areas of priority with high unmet needs: - Biopsy-confirmed NASH prevalence, clinical outcomes, and healthcare utilization; - Innovations in the use of non-invasive tools in the care of patients with NASH; - Understanding genetic drivers of NASH and identification of fast progressors. "

Deadline for Letter of Intent: October 20, 2022

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Translational Research Program

The Translational Research Program (TRP) was formed to enhance the transfer of basic research findings to clinical usefulness.

"Deadline for Letter of Intent: October 28, 2022 Deadline for application: January 16, 2023"

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Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Canada - Operating Grants

The Operating Grant is a two-year grant designed to provide funding to research that may ultimately lead to a significant change in the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of blood cancer.

"Deadline for letter of intent: October 28, 2022 Deadline for applications: February 3, 2023"

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Melanoma Research Alliance

The Academic-Industry Partnership Award (for Established Investigators) is designed to enhance translational research by extending academic capabilities to clinical investigations and to facilitate interactions between the academic and industrial research sectors. These awards will be co- funded by MRA and an industry partner whose involvement is essential to the project. Applicants must be a senior investigator, past the initial five years of their first academic faculty appointment.

Deadline: November 2, 2022

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Merck KGaA - Biopharma Speed Grant

Merck invites applications for its biopharma speed grant. This provides fast funding to pre-clinical researchers in the fields of oncology, immuno-oncology, autoimmune disorders and drug discovery technologies. Healthcare professionals and healthcare organisation employees are ineligible.

Deadline: Continuous

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Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research - Circuits and cellular targets for Parkinson's symptoms - pre-clinical program

The Michael J Fox Foundation invites applications for its circuits and cellular targets for Parkinson's symptoms - pre-clinical program. This supports a further understanding of the pathophysiological mechanisms that contribute to Parkinson's disease with pre-clinical models. It also aims to identify the specific links between brain regions, cell types and signaling pathways to behavioral endpoints related to motor and non-motor symptoms of Parkinson's disease.

"Deadline for Preliminary Proposal: September 27, 2022 Deadline for Full Proposal: January 12, 2023"

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Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research - Data-driven subtyping and stratification program

"The Michael J Fox Foundation invites applications for its data-driven subtyping and stratification program. This supports efforts to identify and validate Parkinson's disease subtypes using existing data. Outcomes should be leveraged toward improving biomarkers, therapeutic or clinical trial strategies and precision medicine. Particularly encouraged are efforts that: - focus on objective and data-driven strategies to identify subtypes; - express expertise in analysis of the data types included in proposal; and - will inform clinical trial design and precision medicine."

"Deadline for Preliminary Proposal: September 27, 2022 Deadline for Full Proposal: January 12, 2023"

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Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada - Discovery Research Grants

The Discovery Research Grant Program is intended to support various research projects aligned with the MS Society of Canada’s (MSSC) new strategic plan. The strategic plan outlines four key impact areas: Advance Treatment and Care; Enhance Well-being; Understand and Halt Disease Progression; and Prevent MS. Based on the nature of the research, applicants can apply to one of the following two streams: Biomedical Research Stream, or Clinical and Population Health Research Stream.

Deadline: October 3, 2022

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National Marfan Foundation - Victor A. McKusick Fellowship Program

The Victor McKusick Fellowship is designed to support postdoctoral fellows embarking on a scientific career in biomedical research related to Marfan syndrome or any of the genetic aorta or vascular conditions that are within the Foundation’s scope of interest. Fellows up to postgraduate year six are eligible. During the fellowship phase, the applicant is required to work with a mentor who can provide a training environment conducive to beginning a career in this field.

Deadline: January 31, 2023

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Ontario Institute for Cancer Research - Innovation to Implementation

"To accelerate translational cancer research so that precise, impactful and cost-effective treatments can benefit cancer patients, OICR has implemented a new Clinical Translation Pathway (CTP) to support preclinical, clinical, and convergent research. The CTP consists of four separate funding streams and is currently inviting applications for the Innovation to Implementation (I2I) funding opportunity which is focused on overcoming barriers to the mobilization, or uptake, of knowledge required to facilitate adoption of research into policy or healthcare. OICR is committed to providing research funding to help support a sustainable health system that enables fair and equitable access to cancer interventions. I2IS funding has two main purposes: - To support research projects needed to overcome implementation bottlenecks and provide optimal approaches to accelerate the uptake and sustainability of research outputs in population health, cancer screening and clinical settings - To support efforts to synthesize, disseminate, exchange and apply knowledge from research in order to build on and use that knowledge to improve high-quality decision making to support health, the healthcare system or healthcare delivery"

"Deadline for Letter of Intent: October 13, 2022 Deadline for Application: January 19, 2023"

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Parkinson's Foundation - Impact Awards

"The Parkinson's Foundation invites letters of intent for its impact awards. These support innovative projects in the field of Parkinson's disease that are unlikely to be funded by other sources. "

"Deadline for letter of intent: November 4, 2022 Deadline for application: February 27, 2023"

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United Leukodystrophy Foundation

Every year, the ULF welcomes researchers from all over the world to submit their project proposals for funding. Applications involving any of the leukodystrophies are welcome to apply. The ULF Medical and Scientific Advisory Board will review applications for scientific merit, feasibility, and likelihood to advance the field.

"Deadline for application: October 4, 2022 "

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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

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

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Last updated: September 21, 2022

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