Please cascade within your department/centre/organization.
Networks of Centres of Excellence is expected to launch its 2017 competition in the Spring. As part of SPARC/VPR’s support for this program, applicants have the opportunity to take part in Test Your Concept (TYC) on Monday February 27, 2017. Spaces for TYC are limited, and slots will be allocated on a first-come basis. Please visit the VPRI website for further information, and to register by 9am on Monday, January 16, 2017. Taking part in a TYC session is not mandatory for the NCE competition.
American Association for Cancer Research: Neuroendocrine Tumor Research
Two-year grants of up to $250,000 will be awarded to independent junior and senior investigators to develop and study new ideas and innovative approaches that have direct application and relevance to neuroendocrine tumors. | Deadline: December 13
American Head and Neck Society: Pilot Program Grants
Grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to support basic, translational, or clinical research projects in head and neck oncology. | LOI Deadline: December 15
Friends for an Earlier Breast Cancer Test: Medical Research Grant
Grants of up to $40,000 over one to three years will be awarded in support of pilot research projects focused on new methods to improve detection of early breast cancer. | Deadline: December 15
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine: Osteoarthritis Studies
A single grant of $50,000 in support of either a clinical research study or a lab/basic science project. | Deadline: January 1, 2017
American Gastroenterological Association: AGA-Elsevier Pilot Research Award
A single grant of $25,000 over twelve months will be awarded in support of a pilot research projects in gastroenterology or a hepatology-related area. | Deadline: January 6, 2017
Parkinson’s Disease Foundation: Mentored Clinical Research Award
A single grant of $50,000 will be awarded for a one-year project in patient-oriented research in Parkinson’s disease or other Parkinsonian disorders under the mentorship of an experienced investigator. | Deadline: January 6, 2017
American Academy of Family Physicians Foundation: Joint Grant Awards Program
Grants of up to $50,000 will be awarded for research that poses questions of high relevance to family medicine. | Deadline: January 7, 2017
Call for Nominations
Canadian cancer Society: 2017 Awards for Excellence in Cancer Research
Recognizes deserving individuals who have made, and are making, valuable contributions to cancer research and cancer control in Canada. The awards include the Canadian Cancer Society Robert L. Noble Prize, Canadian Cancer Society O. Harold Warwick Prize, Canadian Cancer Society William E. Rawls Prize and the Canadian Cancer Society Bernard and Francine Dorval Prize. | Nomination Deadline: November 30
McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT: Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience
A $150,000 award recognizing outstanding advances in the field of neuroscience | Nomination Deadline: December 15, 2016
December 1, 9-10am, BCCHRI, Rm 2108: BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute PITCH Seminar Series: Distinct class of neutrophils contaminating peripheral blood mononuclear cells after density gradient centrifugation: Biorepository issue, presented by Dr. Amina Kariminia; The roles of SOX4 and MED15 in the development and maintenance of pancreatic beta-cells, presented by Eric Xu.