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Cystic Fibrosis Canada: Research Programs and Research Awards

by Nicole Gervais | Jul 31, 2017

Cystic Fibrosis Canada has announced the following:

1) Research Programs: Basic Science Research Grants and Clinical Research Grants
 Basic Science, the objective: to support innovative, basic science research projects that improve our understanding of CF and/or have a significant impact on the concepts, methods, treatments and/or technologies applicable to CF.
 Clinical, the objective: to support clinical research projects that improve the health and/or quality of life of CF patients and/or bridge the gap between research and clinical care. (review Application form for accessing Canadian CF Registry Data at

2) Early Career Investigator Awards, the objective: to provide early career investigators an opportunity to develop outstanding CF research programs and build a team, through operating grant support, without having to compete against established investigators.

Funding Details:
 Basic Science: The amount of a grant will be approved by the Board of Directors, with recommendations from the scientific review panel and Research Advisory Council, following a detailed review of the applicant's proposed budget. (maximum 3 years, renewable 1-3 years)

 Clinical: same as above ( maximum 3 years, renewable 1-3 years)

 Early Career Investigator: (same as above) (duration: 1 or 2 years)

 Travel allowance for all the above: $1,565 per year
Additional Details

Internal HRS Deadline: September 18, 2017
Sponsor Deadline: October 2, 2017


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