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Department of Defense Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program - Extremity Regeneration Intervention Award

The Joint Program Committee-8/Clinical and Rehabilitative Medicine Research Program (JPC-8/CRMRP) seeks to ethically and responsibly develop long-term strategies to find, evaluate, and fund cutting edge research in reconstruction, rehabilitation, and definitive care for injured Warfighters to improve the standard of care and outcomes, return Service members to full form and function, and ultimately restore the Warfighter to duty and improve his or her quality of life.

"Deadline for pre-applications (Regenerative Medicine Focused Research Award): August 7, 2019 Deadline for pre-applications (Restoring Warfighterrs with Neuromusculoskeletal Injuries Research Award): September 3, 2019"

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National Sanitarium Association

The Innovative Research Program intended to provide well-established investigators with start-up (venture) funding for innovative, emerging, and important new areas of research in the broad field of pulmonary science and medicine. Established fields of research that are supported by traditional funding agencies are not eligible for consideration.

Deadline for Applications: October 15, 2019

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Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation - Epidemiology Grants

These awards will support investigators pursuing research studies in human populations using epidemiological approaches aimed at improving our understanding of childhood cancer. This grant mechanism is designed to support hypothesis-driven research that focuses on the epidemiology, early detection and prevention of childhood cancer or comparative effectiveness and outcomes research related to detection, prevention,and treatment.

Deadline: December 16, 2019

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Innovation Grants

"AFSP offers Innovation Grants in six categories: - Distinguished Investigator Grants - Standard Research Grants - Linked Standard Research Grants - Young Investigator Grants - Postdoctoral Research Fellowships - Pilot Grants"

"Deadline for letter of intent (Linked Standard Research Grants): September 15, 2019 Deadline for application: November 15, 2019 "

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Curing Kids Cancer

"The goal of these grants is to overcome barriers to clinical application of new treatment approaches for childhood cancer. A priority is to fund projects that have already shown great promise, but that have a specific funding need to move forward. The three main focus areas for are: - Cancer immunotherapy/Targeted therapy - High-grade brain tumors - Therapeutic targeting through genomics/epigenetics "

Deadline: September 9, 2019

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Fondation Jerome Lejeune

The main target of the Jerome Lejeune Foundation, a non-profit foundation, is research into genetic diseases with intellectual disability. The foundation welcomes research projects aiming at deciphering the pathophysiology of the cognitive deficits of patients, especially those (up to 50% of the total amount of the global grant) with trisomy 21 (Down syndrome) and linked pathologies as well as knowledge of the chromosome 21.

Deadline: August 10, 2019

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Heart and Stroke Foundation

The H&S Grant-in-Aid (GIA) program provides operating funds to support important, pertinent and novel research in the areas of heart disease and stroke. GIA funding promotes research discovery, exploration and innovation across all health research themes. Knowledge gained from scientific findings, contributes to the cardiovascular and cerebrovascular health of Canadians through prevention, treatment and recovery.

Deadline: August 29, 2019

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Meso Foundation

The Meso Foundation (formerly known as MARF) is the non-profit dedicated to ending the suffering caused by mesothelioma. Eligible projects may relate to benchwork, translational or clinical research that is not presently funded and may be conducted through any not-for-profit academic, medical or research institution. We encourage all levels and degrees of scientists to apply.

"Deadline for letter of intent: August 26, 2019 Deadline for application: January 8, 2020"

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Nutricia Research Foundation

"The basic activity of the Foundation to fulfil its mission is supplying grants for nutrition related research projects. "

Deadline: September 16, 2019

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Specialized Center of Research Program

LLS's Specialized Center of Research (SCOR) grant program is intended to bring together established investigators from one or several institutions to develop a focused research program, foster new interactions and cooperation, and enhance interdisciplinary research among the participants. The overall goal of this mechanism is to enhance the development of innovative strategies for the treatment, diagnosis or prevention of hematological malignancies. Strategies that move discoveries from the bench to the clinic are of high importance as are integrated translational projects. A major focus is translatability to the clinic within the time frame of the SCOR, or shortly after the grant term ends.

Deadline for Letter of Intent: August 31, 2019

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National Eczema Association

"NEA has been funding peer-reviewed research since 2004 as the largest private nonprofit source of eczema research support. We provide emerging and established scientific investigators with highly-sought-after grants to explore new, high-impact avenues in adult and pediatric eczema research. Ideally, all awards will generate data that can support a much larger grant proposal. The types of competitive grants offered are noted below. - Engagement Research Grant: Small research grants for emerging investigators intended to explore a new research concept, pilot a new experiment or undertake a novel or secondary data analysis. - Catalyst Research Grant: Designed to support talented early-career scientists on the path toward becoming the next generation of eczema thought leaders by supporting hypothesis-driven research projects. - Eczema Champion Research Grant: Encourages proven researchers to continue research on emerging or ongoing challenges in eczema or bring their expertise to the field of eczema. "

Deadline: August 30, 2019

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Stem Cell Network Awards - Translational Research and Clinical Trials in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Research

The Stem Cell Network is pleased to launch a new national research funding competition comprised of four translational research programs in stem cell and regenerative medicine.

Deadline: August 8, 2019

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Action for A-T

Action for A-T invites applications for medical research that has the potential to benefit children and adults with A-T. A wide range of research applications will be considered for funding but Action for A-T has a particular interest in cancer and the respiratory manifestations in A-T. Applications are considered for high quality biological science or translational research projects that may lead to treatments and cures for A-T from applicants in the UK and worldwide. UK based projects will be prioritised for funding.

Deadline for applications: September 23, 2019

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Benign Essential Blepharospasm Research Foundation, Inc.

"Funds are available for support of research directly related to the cause of, treatment for, and complications derived from treatments for benign essential blepharospasm or Meige's Syndrome, both forms of cranial dystonia. Proposals for improvement of existing treatments and for new treatments (such as medical marijuana and neuroplasticity training for blepharospasm) are welcome. Novel therapies for apraxia of eyelid opening, dry eye, and photophobia will also be considered for funding. "

Deadline: Aug 31, 2019

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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 27, 2019 Deadline for Application: November 29, 2019"

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Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - Translational Research Program

The formation of the Translational Research Program (TRP) was to enhance the transfer of basic research findings to clinical usefulness. Applications are sought proposing novel approaches to the prevention, diagnosis or treatment of hematological malignancies and related pre-malignant conditions. Proposals should be based on molecular, cellular or integrated systems findings and be conceptually innovative. The application should have a clear plan for the clinical translation of the studies proposed and theresults expected. This feature will be an important consideration of the review process

"Deadline for Letter of Intent: August 31, 2019 Deadline for application: October 31, 2019"

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Department of Defense Lung Cancer Research Program

The LCRP will support and integrate research from multiple disciplines for risk assessment, prevention, early detection, diagnosis, and treatment for the control and cure of lung cancer.

"Deadline for pre-applications (Concept Award) July 24, 2019 Deadline for pre-applications (Career Development): August 1, 2019 "

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American Foundation for Suicide Prevention - Blue Sky Research Grant

Supports an innovative, impactful study in an area of suicide research that will achieve significant goals. This mechanism is intended for studies that, by their very nature, are clearly beyond the financial scope of our Innovation Grants. The goal of this grant is creating innovative projects in new areas of investigation with potentially high impact for the understanding and prevention of suicide.

"Deadline for letter of intent: August 1, 2019 Deadline for application: December 7, 2019"

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Department of Defense Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy Research

The DMDRP encourages research projects that specifically address the critical needs of the Duchenne muscular dystrophy community in the following Focus Areas: Discovery and qualification of pharmacodynamic, prognostic or predictive biomarkers, e.g., as drug development tools, indicators of disease progression, response to treatment, or clinical trial outcomes; Assessment of clinical trial outcomes (invasive and non-invasive); Extension or expansion of preclinical translational data in support of the therapeutic development path (including independent replication and comparative studies); and Novel interventions that could improve clinical care and quality of life in the near term.

Deadline for pre-application: August 21, 2019

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Department of Defense Kidney Cancer Research Program

"Kidney Cancer Research Program includes: Idea Development Award Concept Award Translational Research Partnership Award "

"Deadline for Pre-Applications: September 17, 2019 Deadline for Application: October 1, 2019"

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Department of Defense Peer Reviewed Vision Research Program

The goal of this program is to foster innovative, military relevant research in the following areas: 1) mitigation and treatment of traumatic injuries, war related injuries and diseases to the ocular structure and visual system; 2) mitigation and treatment of visual dysfunction associated with traumatic brain injury (TBI); 3) ocular and visual systems diagnostic capabilities and assessment strategies; 4) protection and prevention strategies; 5) vision rehabilitation strategies and quality of life measures; 6) epidemiological studies of military eye trauma and TBI related vision dysfunction; 7) vision restoration; 8) vision care education, training and simulation; and 9) warfighter vision readiness and enhancement.

"Deadline for pre-applications: August 6, 2019 "

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Wellcome Trust - Impact of vaccines on antimicrobial resistance

The Wellcome Trust invites proposals for its impact of vaccines on antimicrobial resistance scheme. This supports researchers investigating the impact of vaccines on antibiotic use and antimicrobial resistance with the aim of informing vaccine decision-makers around the world and tackling antimicrobial resistance. Projects must aim to analyse data on antimicrobial resistance or antibiotic use in the context of a vaccine study. They may analyse existing data or collect and analyse new data from an ongoing or planned vaccine study. Data may include antibiotic use, drug-resistant infections, antibiotic prescribing behaviour and antibiotic seeking behaviour.

"Deadline for preliminary proposal: September 6, 2019 Deadline for full proposal: September 12, 2019"

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Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation

"The Wings for Life Spinal Cord Research Foundation is a privately funded research charity organisation with the exclusive aim to perform/promote basic and clinical research related to spinal cord injury. Research projects may address all aspects of spinal cord lesions, nerve regeneration, trophic support of lesioned neurons, and functional changes induced by lesions preferentially in mammals. Proposals should have a view to translation from the laboratory to the clinical setting and have the potential to provide real benefits to human patients. Clinical research projects can be situated in the fields of diagnosis, acute lesion management including surgery, neurology, urology, rehabilitation, and other areas related to paraplegia. Besides the translational aspect another preference is given to projects which focus also on chronic spinal cord injury. "

"Deadline for preliminary proposal: September 2, 2019 Deadline for application: November 2, 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


"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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