Biomedical Research Grants & Special Research Project Grant: Predictive Biomarkers
Academic Unit: Inquire with Unit
Memorial Deadline: Wednesday 26th, September 2018
External Deadline: Monday 1st, October 2018
Biomedical Research Grants
Biomedical Research Grants provide financial support to medical researchers to assist in defraying the operating costs of research, which may include the purchase of materials, supplies and equipment and the payment of laboratory assistants.
Grants are available for one, two or three years, commencing July 1, for up to $50,000 per year. The research must be carried out in Canada.
Special Research Project Grant: Predictive Biomarkers
Applicants are invited to submit a proposal for a special project related to predictive biomarkers. The value of this grant is $450,000 over 4 years, with a maximum of $112,500 per year.
1. Evaluation of biomarkers which may be predictive of progression of kidney disease
2. Study population is an ethnically diverse population in Ontario
3. Preference given for applicants with access to an existing cohort of patients
4. Preference given for applicants with access to stored genetic, blood and urine samples to allow for future testing.
2019 Competition – Important Dates
|COMPETITION (two stage process)||DEADLINE|
|Registration Form||September 01, 2018|
|Full Application||October 01, 2018|
Please ensure that you are using the current Kidney Foundation of Canada Biomedical Research Grant forms as no other form will be accepted for this competition.
HIGHLIGHTS FOR 2019
The Biomedical Research Grants Policies 2018 Competition, supersede all previous Kidney Foundation of Canada Biomedical Research Grants Policies. Applicants should always refer to the latest version. The Kidney Foundation of Canada may, without notice, alter the programs or terms of a grant. Any major changes will be announced immediately on the KFOC website at www.kidney.ca. The Kidney Foundation of Canada reserves the right to interpret these guidelines and policies. Applicants should contact the National Director of Research or the Coordinator, Research Grants and Awards as required.
Additional Program details and Application forms are available on the Kidney Foundation’s website.