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The Faculty of Medicine internal signature deadline for the MSFHR Research Trainee Award is Friday, February 24, 2017. Please visit our website for full timelines and procedures.
LOI deadline for MSFHR Innovation to Commercialization Program is Thursday, March 9, 2017
Vancouver Island Health Authority: Patient-Oriented Research Grant Competition Description: Targeted call for research in individuals with schizophrenia or early psychosis experiencing hallucinations. Amount: $15,000 Duration: 1 year Eligibility: Faculty & Postdocs Deadline: Mar 1 (registration)
When Everyone Survives Foundation: Innovative Leukemia Research Description: Support for new and established investigators for laboratory, translational, or clinical research related to acute leukemia. Amount: $50,000 Duration: 1 year Eligibility: Faculty Deadline: Mar 1
UBC Faculty of Medicine: Elizabeth C. Watters Research Fellowship Description: A fellowship for deserving graduate or postgraduate students in the Faculty of Medicine engaged in research into the causes, treatment, and cure of lymphatic cancer. Amount: $20,000 Duration: 1 year Eligibility: Graduate/postgraduate students Deadline: Mar 10
UBC Faculty of Medicine: Laurel L. Watters Research Fellowship Description: A fellowship for deserving graduate or postgraduate students in the Faculty of Medicine engaged in research into the causes, treatment, and cure of breast cancer. Amount: $20,000 Duration: 1 year Eligibility: Graduate/postgraduate students Deadline: Mar 10
Alport Syndrome Foundation: Basic Research Projects Description: Support for basic science and clinical research on the natural history, biochemical basis, and treatment of Alport syndrome. Amount: $100,000 Duration: 1-2 years Eligibility: Any Deadline: Mar 20
Alliance for Cancer Gene Therapy: Investigator’s Award in Clinical Translation of Cell and Gene Therapies for Cancer Description: Supports research aimed at furthering the development of cell and gene therapy approaches to the treatment of cancer. Amount: $500,000 Duration: 2-3 years Eligibility: Faculty Deadline: Mar 21 (LOI)
Organization for Autism: 2017 Applied Research Competition Description: Promotes innovative research that directly supports the autism community by expanding the body of knowledge related to autism intervention and treatment, producing practical and objective results, and providing outcomes that enhance the quality of life for persons with autism and their families. Amount: $30,000 Duration: 1-2 years Eligibility: All Deadline: Mar 27 (Pre-Proposals)
Canadian Liver Foundation: Research Grant Program Description: Call for proposals for 4 operating grants, 1 graduate studentship, and 5 summer studentships in specific areas of liver- related research. Amount: Varies Duration: Varies Eligibility: Faculty & students Deadline: Mar 31
CHEST Foundation: Research Grant in COPD Description: Supports projects that address clinical, population, or community engagement/health services aspects of COPD with relevance to the prevention and/or reduction in morbidity or mortality associated with COPD. Amount: $50,000 Duration: 1 year Eligibility: Faculty Deadline: Mar 31
Call for Nominations
Women’s Health Research Institute: Research Awards Early Career Investigator in Women’s Health Research Award: to recognize research excellence in an early career investigator from British Columbia who focuses on women’s or newborn health research. Knowledge Translation in Women’s Health Research Award: to recognize excellence in knowledge translation from a women’s or newborn health researcher in BC. | Deadline: Feb 28
McGill University: Louis and Artur Lucian Award for Research in Circulatory Diseases
Prestigious $60,000 award designed to honor outstanding research in the field of circulatory diseases. | Deadline: Mar 24
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: Mar 31
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: Mar 31
What: BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute PITCH Seminar Series Description: Involvement of anatomical pathology in human tissue-based studies, presented by Dr. Jefferson Terry, and The role of IL6/STAT3 in chemoresistance of medulloblastoma, presented by Lakshana Sreenivasan Time & Date: Feb 23; 9-10am Location: BCCHRI, Rm 2108
Event: 2017 Norman Bethune Symposium Description: Full day event, with highlights including keynote presentations on the topics of red blood cell biology, patient blood management, new developments in platelet products, the appropriate use of blood and blood products and cellular therapies. Register here (early bird prices until Mar 15). Date & Time: Apr 6; 7:15am-6:30pm Location: Segal Building, 500 Granville St., Vancouver
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