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Latest funding opportunities listed:

A-T Children's Project

The A-T Children's Project provides competitive grant awards for basic and translational research grants related to A-T.

"Deadlines for letters of intent: July 1, 2020 Deadlines for applications: September 1, 2020"

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CIHR Operating Grant: Joint Programme on Neurodegenerative Disease Research

"This funding opportunity will support projects relevant to the following research areas. Proposals must focus on at least one of these areas: - Imaging technologies (e.g. MRI, PET, super-resolution microscopy and molecular imaging techniques) - Brain stimulation techniques (e.g. DBS, TMS, tDCS, and focused ultrasound) "

"Deadline for Preliminary Proposal: March 3, 2020 Deadline for Full Proposal: July 7, 2020"

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Craig H. Neilsen Foundation - Psychosocial Research Grants (PSR) Pilot Grants

"The goal of the portfolio is to develop sound data to inform and disseminate best practices that produce better outcomes, improving quality of life for people living with SCI. This research explores the interrelation of behavioral, social and psychological factors that influence participation, health practice, lifestyle, and support systems in community and clinical settings. "

"Deadline for letter of Intent: March 25, 2020 Deadline for application: July 29, 2020"

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Department of Defense - Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Research Program

The ALSRP is guided by a vision to improve treatment and find a cure for ALS. Through its award mechanisms and funding recommendations, the ALSRP specifically supports innovative preclinical research targeting development of new therapeutics for ALS. The ALSRP includes Therapeutic Development Awards, Therapeutic Idea Awards, and Clinical Development Awards

"Deadline for pre-applications: March 27, 2020 Deadline for applications: July 23, 2020"

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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 (Breakthrough Level 1 and 2; Era of Hope Scholar): March 12, 2020 Deadline for pre-application (Breakthrough Level 3 and 4; Innovator Award): March 13, 2020"

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World Anti-Doping Agency

On a yearly basis, WADA promotes and funds Scientific Research Grant Projects regarding development, or optimization, of analytical tools for the detection and/or quantification of doping substances or methods, consolidation of the Athlete Biological Passport (ABP); as well as, the pharmacology of prohibited substances and drug cocktails. With this objective, WADA gives high priority to projects with direct and imminent applicability (including human studies if applicable) in the fight against doping in sport; and therefore, rarely funds basic research projects.

Deadline: March 1, 2020

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Alport Syndrome Foundation

The principal goal of the Alport Syndrome Foundation, Inc. (ASF) is to find novel treatments to prevent kidney failure and hearing loss in all patients with Alport syndrome.

Deadline: February 7, 2020

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American Epilepsy Society - Seed Grant Program

The AES Seed Grant Program provides support to established investigators to pursue new and innovative directions in epilepsy research, bring new research methods to their research programs, or begin new collaborations with other investigators in epilepsy or in different, complementary disciplines.

Deadlines: March 23, 2020; September 22, 2020

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Canadian Blood Services - Intramural Research Grant Program

"The objective of the Intramural Research Grant program is to support research that will advance knowledge in specific research priorities, as described below. Increasing the stock of knowledge underpinning blood transfusion and blood -related stem cell transplantation practices will lead to new discoveries that will improve the safety and efficacy of blood products and the blood system in general. The research supported through the Intramural Research Grant program will contribute to Canadian Blood Services reaching its overall goal of attaining excellence in the manufacturing and distribution of biological products and in the provision of clinical services and will contribute to Canadian Blood Services corporate strategy of improving patient outcomes and continually earning the right to serve the health care system. "

"Deadline for Registration: February 7, 2020 Deadline for Application: April 10, 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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International Essential Tremor Foundation

The IETF is requesting proposals for grants addressing the nosology, etiology, pathogenesis, treatment or other topics relevant to essential tremor.

Deadline: February 28, 2020

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Partnership for Clean Competition

"With an emphasis on original work that focuses on improving existing analytical methods for detecting particular drugs, developing new analytical methods to test for substances not currently detectable, and discovering cost-effective approaches for testing widely abused substances across all levels of sport, the following areas of investigation reflect the PCC's current research priorities: - Developing methods of cost-effective testing to detect and deter the use of banned and illegal substances. - Developing testing protocols to detect designer substances used for doping purposes. - Improving existing analytical methods to detect particular drugs, ex. GH, IGF-1, EPO, hCG. - Developing analytical methods to detect performance enhancing drugs not currently detectable. - Longitudinal urinary excretion patterns, metabolism and dose-concentration. - Critical reviews to support interpretation of laboratory data. - Alternative specimens, (ex. oral fluid, dried blood/plasma spots) for testing. "

"Deadlines for pre-applications: March 1, 2020; July 1, 2020 Deadlines for applications: April 1, 2020; August 1, 2020"

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Kenneth Rainin Foundation - Innovator Awards

The Kenneth Rainin Foundation supports innovative and collaborative research projects that are potentially transformative to diagnosing, treating and curing Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD).

"Deadline for Letter of Inquiry: February 18, 2020 Deadline for Proposal: May 18, 2020"

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Scleroderma Research Foundation Research Grant Program

The Scleroderma Research Foundation is continually looking for opportunities to increase understanding of scleroderma pathogenesis and to promote the design and development of innovative therapeutic approaches. We encourage applications from current scleroderma specialists as well as from those who have not previously worked on scleroderma.

Deadline: continuous

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Canadian Celiac Association - J.A. Campbell Research Grant

The Canadian Celiac Association offers a grant for research projects in Canada of a scientific, applied science, and/or medical nature relevant to Celiac Disease, Dermatitis Herpetiformis, and/or non-celiac Gluten Sensitivity, or the socio-economic implications of delayed diagnosis and/or living with these conditions.

Deadline: February 14, 2020

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Rare Disease Foundation Microgrant Program

"The Rare Disease Foundation, in collaboration with our partners BCCHF and Global Genes, provides microgrants to expedite exploration of new ideas for understanding rare diseases and improving patient care. "

"Deadlines: April 30, 2020; July 31, 2020; October 31, 2020 "

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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


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

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Last updated: January 21, 2020

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