Research Western
Funding Opportunites - Research
Further details regarding this announcement can be found at:

Grant Amount: UP TO $25K FOR ONE YEAR
Deadline: Dean's: Contact your Faculty Research Office for deadline details.
Internal: Apr 23, 2014
Sponsor's: Apr 30, 2014

Subject Areas: Radiation Therapy, Pediatric Cancer, Gene Expression, Quality Of Life, Cell Signaling, Drug Delivery, Immunotherapy, Angiogenesis, Brain Tumors, Chemotherapy, Gene Therapy, Epigenetics, Cell Cycle, Cell Death, DNA Damage, DNA Repair, Immunology, Proteomics, Apoptosis, Genetics, Invasion, Motility, Imaging, Stem Cells, Treatment, Medical, Viral-Based Therapies

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada is a national, not-for-profit organization dedicated to reaching every Canadian affected by a brain tumour through support, education, information, and research. The program supports scientific investigations being conducted in Canada into the cause, behaviour and treatment of brain tumours. Investigations focused on the mechanisms of brain tumour generation and growth, novel treatments, and on quality of life are of great interest. However, any proposal of scientific merit will be considered.

Brain Tumour Foundation of Canda is seeking outstanding young researchers conducting quality brain tumour research. All such proposals will be given serious consideration, including pediatric brain tumour research and quality of life research. Additionally, we are interested in receiving innovative research proposals -- those that incorporate novel or original concepts that have the potential to make a difference.

Application Details:

Proposals that receive funding include research that involves any and/or all of the following: The development of new concepts; Patient-oriented research such as clinical trials, epidemiological studies, quality of life studies, outcomes, health services research; Pre-clinical research evaluating the therapeutic potential of recent discoveries in the basic mechanisms of either brain tumour pathogenesis or experimental therapeutics. Innovative research proposals such as those that incorporate novel or original concepts that have the potential to make a difference are also considered. Applications for grants up to $25,000.00 will be considered.

Grant applications must be submitted by April 30, 2014. The selection process and approval will take place shortly after and the results will be communicated to all applicants by mid-June 2014. Please mail your original copy of the completed grant application, and also email your application as a PDF directly to Susan Ruypers: Download an application. Please mail your original application to: Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada Attn: Research Committee 620 Colborne Street, Suite 301 London, ON N6B 3R9 Re: 2014 Research Grant Application


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: Halbersma,Joseph David

Sponsor Contacts:

620 Colborne St., Suite 301
LONDON, Ontario, Canada
519 642-7755