CNTRP Funding Opportunities

EMERGING RESEARCH LEADERS INITIATIVE - LOI due July 29  

The CNTRP, through direct funding support from the CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health, is partnering on the current Emerging Research Leaders Initiative 2016 to support the successful early career launch of new investigators who are researching how to increase organ donation and access to heart transplantation in Canada and/or enhance the survival and quality of life of Canadians living with heart transplants.

Learn more: http://www.cntrp.ca/#!New-funding-opportunity-to-support-CNTRP-emerging-researchers-LOI-deadline-July-29-2016/cbmd/577e636a0cf2a27045f0bfc9 

CNTRP RESEARCH INNOVATION GRANT COMPETITION - full applications due August 11

Astellas and the CNTRP are providing funding to support three new $25,000 pilot grants to support peer-reviewed research projects that will contribute to the mandate of the CNTRP. In addition, the Alberta Transplant Institute (ATI), The Centre Hospitalier de l’Université de Montreal (CHUM), and the University Health Network Multi-Organ Transplant Program (UHN MOT) will provide additional regional awards to each of their respective local transplantation research communities.

Learn more and apply: http://www.cntrp.ca/#!cntrp-astellas-research-grant-2016/e8zpk 

CIHR SPOR Innovative Clinical Trial Multi-Year Grant - full applications due October 25 

CIHR recently posted an RFA for innovative clinical trials through the SPOR mechanisms.  https://www.researchnet-recherchenet.ca:443/rnr16/vwOpprtntyDtls.do?prog=2471&tag=1 The CNTRP Research Infrastructure and Registries Support Platform (Core 2) is encouraging all CNTRP researchers, and the broader research community, to work with Core 2 members this summer to plan and design your upcoming clinical trial grant applications.  To learn more about how Core 2 can help strengthen your applications, please visit our website or contact Peter Subrt, the Core 2 Manager at psubrt@cfri.ca  

NATIONAL CHILD HEALTH TRANSPLANT TEAM GRANT COMPETITION - full applications due November 1

In partnership with the Transplant Research Foundation of BC, Astellas Canada, the Alberta Transplant Institute and the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, the CNTRP is pleased to accept team grant applications aimed to support research to improve outcomes for pediatric transplant patients through cross-Canada, multi-disciplinary collaboration.  This competition will provide $100,000 to support one team that is patient-focused and aims to have direct impact on improving health outcomes of pediatric solid organ transplant patients.  

Learn more: http://www.cntrp.ca/#!national-child-health-transplant-team-gr/xal67 

AST TIRN Research Grants - Future Leaders in Transplantation - full application deadline November 1

The AST Transplantation and Immunology Research Network is offering one- or two-year grants to support the fellow or young independent investigator conducting a specific research project during the term of the grant. The goal is to support research proposals by individuals who are early in their careers and who will contribute much to the field in transplantation in the future. 

Learn more: http://www.tirn.org/funding