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DECEMBER 13, 2016
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This will be final edition of the Research Roundup for 2016. The next edition will be sent on January 10, 2017. The Research Office wishes you a safe and happy holiday season.
The Faculty of Medicine is offering support sessions to those applying for the MSFHR Health Professional-Investigator Award on January 17 and 19, 2017. Please visit our website for details.
LOI deadline for NSERC Strategic Partnership Grants (SPG) program is February 1, 2017. Webinar available on December 14 (10-11am) or December 20 (10-11am).
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society: Translational Research Program
Provide early support, up to $200,000 over 3 years, for research in leukemia, lymphoma, and myeloma aimed at developing innovative approaches to treatment, diagnosis, and prevention. | LOI Deadline: January 13, 2017
American Pain Society: 2017 Rita Allen Award
Two grants in the amount of $50,000 a year, for a period of up to three years, for research projects directed toward the molecular biology of pain and/or basic science topics related to the development of new analgesics for the management of pain due to terminal illness. | Deadline: January 16, 2017
CIHR: Team Grant: Impact of Gender on Knowledge Translation Interventions
Five team grants at $150,000 per year for up to three years to support and create new knowledge about the effectiveness of integrating gender considerations into knowledge translation interventions involving human participants. | LOI Deadline: January 17, 2017
Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Postdoctoral Enrichment Program
Provides a total of $60,000 over three years to support the career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in a degree-granting institution whose training and professional development are guided by mentors committed to helping them advance to stellar careers in biomedical or medical research. | Deadline: January 17, 2017
Macula Society: Research Grant
Provides funding for clinically relevant research into macular or retinal vascular diseases. | Deadline: January 17, 2017
Weston Brain Institute: Transformational Research 2017
A maximum of $1,500,000 over up to 3 years for high-potential translational research projects with excellent preliminary data that will advance the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging. Information session on January 19 available, register here. | LOI Deadline: February 10, 2017
UBC Faculty of Medicine: Friedman Award for Scholars in Health
Two to four scholarships of $25,000 to $50,000 provides funding to graduate students or medical residents so that they can pursue a learning opportunity to further their career. | Deadline: February 22, 2017
Call for Nominations
Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research: 2017 Aubrey J. Tingle Prize
Presented to a British Columbia clinician scientist whose work in health research is internationally recognized and has had a significant impact on advancing research in his or her field to improve health and the health system in BC and globally. | Deadline: January 31, 2017
UBC Faculty of Medicine: Dr. Chew Wei MBBS [HK] FRCOG [ENG] Memorial Prize in Cancer Research
Prize valued at $50,000, awarded annually to a Canadian citizen who has made outstanding contributions to the treatment, amelioration, or cure for cancer. | Deadline: March 31, 2017
UBC Faculty of Medicine: Margolese National Brain & Heart Disorders Prizes
Two prizes, each with a value of $50,000, awarded annually to a Canadian citizen who has made outstanding contributions to the treatment, amelioration, or cure of brain and heart disorders. | Deadline: March 31, 2017
December 14, 12-1pm, Centre for Blood Research Seminar Series: Mussel-inspired self-sealing adhesive biomaterials, presented by guest speaker Dr. Haeshin Lee. Note the location: MSL 102 (2185 East Mall, Vancouver).
Research Roundup is a bi-weekly publication, created for researchers in the UBC Faculty of Medicine by the Research Office.