CHS Dream of a Cure Research Program

Supporting research towards improving the health and the quality of life of all people with inherited bleeding disorders and finding a cure have been goals of the Canadian Hemophilia Society (CHS) since it was founded in 1953. Since 1990 through funds provided by the Hemophilia Research Million Dollar Club and the CHS, the CHS provides basic scientific research grants and studentships aimed at developing treatments for hemophilia A and B, von Willebrand disease, rare factor deficiencies, platelet function disorders and ultimately, at finding a cure.

Funds Available for Scientific Research in Fields Relevant to Inherited Bleeding Disorders

The CHS Dream of a Cure Research Program, through funds provided by the Hemophilia Research Million Dollar Club and the Canadian Hemophilia Society, supports research focused on improving the health and the quality of life of all people with inherited bleeding disorders and finding a cure. The Canadian Hemophilia Society invites applicants to apply for basic scientific research grants in fields relevant to hemophilia A and B, von Willebrand disease, rare factor deficiencies, platelet function disorders (and platelet pathophysiology) and other congenital and acquired bleeding disorders.

Eligibility

Applicants must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents and affiliated with a Canadian university or not-for-profit health-related organization.

Agency Name: 
Canadian Hemophilia Society
Contact Name: 
Penny D'Agnone
Grant Amount: 
$75,000 per year, per project Maximum $150, expended over 2 or 3 years Support for medical or science students for up to four months, maximum stipend of $6,000 each.
Grant Location: 
External
External Deadline: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Internal Deadline: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Grant Type: 
Research
Grant Area: 
Health
Grant Eligibility: 
Faculty