Pancreatic Cancer Action Network: Translational Research Grant Description: Supports high-priority pancreatic cancer research that is poised for important translational next steps to help move scientific discovery to application in patients. Amount: $500,000 Duration: 2 years Eligibility: Faculty Deadline: Jan 15, 2018
Burroughs Wellcome Fund: Postdoctoral Enrichment Program Description: Supports the career development activities for underrepresented minority postdoctoral fellows in a degree-granting institution in the United States or Canada whose training and professional development are guided by mentors committed to helping them advance to stellar careers in biomedical or medical research. Amount: $60,000 Duration: 3 years Eligibility: Postdoc, see website Deadline: Jan 16, 2018
National Psoriasis Foundation: Discovery Grant Description: Supports research that encourages the advancement of innovative research into psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, and related comorbidities. Amount: $75,000 Duration: 1 year Eligibility: Faculty Deadline: Jan 19, 2018
Parkinson’s Foundation: Clinical Research Award Description: Supports the research expenses of a clinician-scientist whose clinically oriented research involves people living with Parkinson’s disease. Amount: $200,000 Duration: 2 years Eligibility: Faculty Deadline: Jan 22, 2018 LOI
Weston Brain Institute: Transformational Research: Canada 2018 Description: Provides funding for translational research that will accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging. Amount: $1,500,000 Duration: 3 years Eligibility: Faculty Deadline: Feb 15, 2018 (LOI extended)
UBC Faculty of Medicine: 2018 FoM Summer Student Research Program Description: Provides funding for a summer research project supervised by a member of the Faculty of Medicine, open to MD (Year 1 or 3 in 2018) and non-MD undergraduate students. Amount: Up to $3200 Duration: 4 or 8 weeks Eligibility: MD/undergrad students Deadline: Feb 15, 2018
Call for Nominations
Columbia University: Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize for Biology or Biochemistry
This award, consisting of an honorarium and citation, honors a scientific investigator or group of investigators whose contributions to knowledge in either of these fields are deemed worthy of special recognition. Self-nominations are not permitted. | Nomination Deadline: Jan 25, 2018
Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation: Lasker Medical Research Awards
This award honors individuals who have made significant contributions in basic or clinical research in diseases that are the main cause of death and disability. Each award consists of an honorarium, a citation, and an inscribed statuette of the Winged Victory of Samothrace. Self-nominations are no permitted. | Nomination Deadline: Feb 5, 2018
Event: Building the Future – Faculty of Medicine Research Trainee Day & Lecture Series Description: This new annual event is designed to showcase the diverse and innovative research of Faculty of Medicine graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and recent senior faculty prize awardees, as well as to provide a venue for the building of new connections and collaborations throughout the Faculty and at all levels. Time & Date: Feb 16, 2018; 9:30am-6:30pm, including closing reception Location: BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute, 950 W. 28th Ave, Vancouver Register: Register here.
The Centre for Health Education Scholarship (CHES) at UBC is offering funded fellowship opportunities for senior residents (R3-R5), residents in enhanced skills programs (PGY3 family medicine), or established clinicians interested in health education scholarship. The two year fellowship is based at CHES and includes a master’s degree, completion of a research project, specialized academic half-days and teaching opportunities. An option for part time participation is available with the approval of the fellowship director.
We currently have funding available for MD applicants. We wish to expand our fellowship program to other health professions and will work with other health professional applicants and their home departments to secure funding for a fellowship position.
Further details can be found here on the CHES website. Please note the application deadline is December 15, 2017.