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 http://www.cysticfibrosis.ca/our-programs/cf-registry/requesting-canadian-cf-registry-data)
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.
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
Internal HRS Deadline: September 18, 2017
Sponsor Deadline: October 2, 2017