Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:
https://blood.ca/en/research/funding-programs#MSM
Sponsor/Award: CANADIAN BLOOD SERVICES - MSM RESEARCH GRANT PROGRAM - 2018 COMPETITION | REGISTRATION

Grant Amount: VARIES; SEE SPONSOR GUIDELINES
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Apr 08, 2018
Sponsor's: Apr 15, 2018

Subject Areas:
Description:

The objective of the MSM Research Program is to ensure the generation of adequate evidence-based research for alternative screening approaches for blood or plasma donors, which could evolve the current deferral policy for men who have sex with men (MSM) while maintaining the safety of the blood supply.

Research priorities for this competition include: Research to evaluate the impact of alternative risk reduction technologies on donor screening. Research to evaluate operational feasibility of alternative donor deferral policies and their acceptability by Canadians. Risk modeling and surveillance to assess the risk associated with alternative donor selection policies. Research to inform the development of an individual risk assessment donor policy (behavioural based) or to strengthen the existing policy (population based).

Application Details: The application process for the MSM Research Grant program is comprised of two phases: Registration and Application. Canadian Blood Services will contact all registrants and provide the full Application Form to those who meet the basic eligibility criteria. No feedback on the proposed project will be provided to registrants.Submit the Registration Form by email to Centre for Innovation at centreforinnovation@blood.ca on or before the deadline, as per the Instructions in the Registration Form.
NOTE: All Letters of Intent and Full Applications must be processed through Research Development & Services for institutional approval. Requests for Institutional approvals should be received no less than 3 days prior to the posted Sponsor deadline. A ROLA Proposal (bearing applicant, Chair and Dean electronic approvals) is required for each submission.
Western Contacts: Kilianski,Louise
Hancock,Jennifer Anne
Bieber,Trevor

Sponsor Contacts:

CENTREFORINNOVATION@BLOOD.CA
1800 ALTA VISTA DRIVE
OTTAWA, Ontario, Canada