Women's Heart and Brain Health Chair Awards

Heart & Stroke, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) Institute of Aboriginal Peoples Health, Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health and Institute of Gender and Health, and the New Brunswick Health Research Foundation (NBHRF) will support up to four (4) investigators who demonstrate long-term commitment to women's heart and brain health. Policies, programs and interventions that take into consideration the study of vulnerable populations and special populations are strongly encouraged. The Chairs are focused on Research Themes 3 (Health Services Research) and 4 (Social, Cultural, Environmental, and Population Health Research).

Up to four grants are available, one each to support a single: 

  1. Chair in Indigenous Women's Heart and Brain Health - (early career)
  2. Chair in Indigenous Women's Heart and Brain Health  - (mid-career)
  3. Chair in Women's Heart and Brain Health - (early career)
  4. Chair in Women's Heart and Brain Health - (mid-career) 


For further details surrounding this exciting new initiative, please visit the Heart & Stroke research website.

Agency Name: 
Heart and Stroke Foundation
Contact Name: 
Penny D'Agnone
Grant Amount: 
Heart & Stroke and its partners will support successful applications with a maximum of $150,000 /year for up to five (5) years to undertake a program of research. The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $3.375 million dollars enough to fund up to four (4) Chairs. The maximum amount per grant is $150,000 per year for up to 5 years.
Grant Location: 
External Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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