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Alzheimer Society Research Program

The ASRP provides grants and awards to support Canadian studies that promise new insights into causes, prevention, diagnosis, treatment and management of Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. The most favoured applications in the Proof of Concept Grants program are those which focus on challenging new directions in research into Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. The Grant will support investigators with innovative, high-risk, high-yield approaches to dementia research.

Deadline: November 8, 2019

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AMOSO Innovation Fund

The goal of the Provincial AHSC AFP Innovation Fund is to support the development of new and innovative practices in health care delivery (both quality initiatives and research projects), and to support leadership and the disseminations of knowledge across the healthcare system.

"Deadline: October 31, 2019 For questions or assistance, contact amoso@lhsc.on.ca"

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AMOSO Opportunities Fund

The Opportunities Fund was established by the Academic Medical Organization of Southwestern Ontario (AMOSO) to support local physicians with teaching and research projects. The proposal must be compensation for a new academic role for an existing AFP Participating Physician or a new AFP Participating Physician recruit. Projects can be one to three years in length and must be endorsed by the AFP Practice Plan Financial Management Committee (FMC) before submission to AMOSO.

"Deadline: September 30, 2019 For questions or assistance, contact amoso@lhsc.on.ca"

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Melanoma Research Alliance

The Melanoma Research Alliance (MRA) announces a Request for Proposals (RFP) soliciting high-impact pre-clinical, translational, and early clinical research from scientists and clinicians around the world. The RFP calls for ideas that have the potential to lead to near-term clinical application in melanoma prevention, detection, diagnosis, staging, and treatment. Proposals will be accepted for Established Investigator Awards, Pilot Awards, and Young Investigator Awards.

"Deadline for Mid-Career, Young Investigator, and Pilot Award Appliants: November 18, 2019 Deadline for Team Science Awards Letter of Intent: October 7, 2019"

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Society for Pediatric Dermatology

"The SPD and its research arm, the Pediatric Dermatology Research Alliance (PeDRA), are committed to boosting pediatric research in spite of hurdles and inherent difficulties related to funding research involving both rare and common diseases in young children. To this end, the SPD and PeDRA are calling for proposals as part of a competitive award program. "

Deadline for Applications: December 12, 2019

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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).

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"Deadlines for Letters of Intent:  November 5, 2019; May 5, 2020 Deadlines for Applications: January 28, 2020; July 20, 2020"

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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, 2019

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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, 2019

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Pediatric Epilepsy Research Foundation - Grant for Infrastructure/Registry Research

"This competitive grant in child neurology is directed at developing new infrastructure, (registries and networks) or an existing infrastructure to advance the science of the research project. To that end, PERF offers the ""PERF Grant for Infrastructure/Registry Research"". PERF will consider projects in all areas of child neurology, and is keen on projects that promote advances in pediatric epilepsy. Research projects providing opportunities for training and/or mentoring young investigators are of particular interest. "

"Deadline for letter of inquiry: November 11, 2019 Deadline for application: March 16, 2020"

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Training Researchers to Eliminate Disparities (TREND) Grants

Training Researchers to Eliminate Disparities (TREND) Grants are intended to establish and/or to sustain an innovative training program for graduate students, who are seeking careers dedicated to understanding and eliminating disparities in breast cancer outcomes across population groups, specifically those from diverse backgrounds affected by disparities in breast cancer outcomes including minority populations.

Deadline for application: October 17, 2019

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Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation - Innovation Grant

"Innovation 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. Proposals should have clinical translation in view. This may represent a change in research direction and/or an innovative new idea that moves away from an investigator's prior research but for which a strong case is made for the potential impact on childhood cancers. "

"Deadline for Letters of Intent: November 4, 2019 Deadline for Application: April 6, 2020"

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EMDR Research Foundation

"The EDMR Research Foundation invites applications for its research grants. These support postdoctoral students, university faculty or clinicians conducting research on eye movement desensitization and reprocessing. The priority areas are: - advancing evidence-based practice - to increase the availability of quality EMDR research in areas where more evidence is needed; - addressing the global burden of trauma - to investigate the use of EMDR in natural or man-made disaster responses by determining the effectiveness of certain protocols; - building clinical evidence - to conduct research in order to build a body of literature on addictions, eating disorders, dissociative disorders, additional medical or somatic conditions, suicide prevention and the impact of suicide"

Deadlines: Feb 1; July 1

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Department of Defense - Chronic Pain Management

"Investigator-Initiated Research Award: Supports research that will make an original and important contribution to the field of research or patient care in the Focus Area of Chronification of Paiand Translational Research Award: Supports translational research that will accelerate the movement of efficacious, evidence-based ideas into clinical applications"

Deadline: December 6, 2019

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Genome Canada - Precision Health Initiative – Rare Diseases: Clinical Implementation Projects

"Genome Canada has launched a national initiative for the clinical implementation of precision health, focusing on a rare disease pilot program as a foundational step. This initiative features three main components: A national rare disease cohort, a national platform to provide mechanisms and best practiceand Clinical implementation."

Deadline: ongoing

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Weston Brain Institute: Early Phase Clinical Trials: Canada

Funding (up to $1.5m for up to 4 years) for clinical trials and/or clinical trial sub-studies with excellent preliminary data.

Deadline: continuous

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American Contact Dermatitis Society - Outcomes of Contact Dermatitis Research

The American Contact Dermatitis Society is soliciting proposals for study of outcomes of dermatitis evaluation and management. Proposals may include investigators from single or multiple centers. The purpose is to establish the value of expert specialist evaluation and management of chronic dermatitis. Proposals are expected from established centers with availability of extended patch test series. Results from the research will be published in Dermatitis subject to editorial review.

Deadline: October 15, 2019

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DeGregorio Foundation Award for Cancers of the Esophagus and Stomach

The DeGregorio Family Foundation for Gastric and Esophageal Cancer (www.DeGregorio.org) is pleased to announce our annual funding opportunity for gastroesophageal malignancies. The Foundation seeks to promote and facilitate collaborative research on the pathogenesis, early diagnosis, and treatment of upper gastrointestinal malignancies. We support high quality, innovative, and transformative translational and bench research to improve the understanding of the biology of these diseases, identification of potential novel therapeutic targets, or in the development and evaluation of novel biomarkers for early diagnosis and treatment. Pre-clinical research, basic mechanistic studies, genomic/epigenomic studies, as well as epidemiologic studies may also be supported.

Deadline: November 5, 2019

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FSH Society

The FSH Society offers grants, research fellowships and postdoctoral fellowships to support research on Facioscapulohumeral Muscular Dystrophy (FSHD).

Deadline: December 31, 2019

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Kidneeds Grants

The purpose of KIDNEEDS is to encourage and support research in sciences related to the investigation of Dense Deposit Disease/Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis Type II. Appropriate areas of research include diagnosis, management and pathogenesis of this disease. These can involve physiological, biochemical, pharmacological, physical, genetic, environmental, or pathological investigations.

Deadline: October 31, 2019

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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, 2019

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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 17, 2019

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