Research Grant Programs



Supporting liver research across Canada is a critical part of the CLF's mandate. Our research grant program helps ensure the search for treatments and cures continues by:

  • supporting the potential for major breakthroughs;
  • retaining existing talent in Canada and potentially attracting new talent from abroad;
  • raising the profile of hepatology in academic and medical circles, and;
  • helping to entice young doctors to enter the field of liver research.

To learn more about our grant program and how to apply, follow the links on the left.


Announcement: 

Research Funding for 2014

The CLF is pleased to announce the 2014 research grant competition is now open.  Funds are available to award two operating grants, one graduate studentship and five summer studentships.

Operating Grants

Two operating grants may be awarded to researchers in Canada whose research projects are related to liver cancer.

Graduate Studentships

One graduate studentship may be awarded to a student in Alberta whose research project is related to liver cancer.

Summer Studentships

 One summer studentship may be awarded to a student in British Columbia whose research project is related to paediatric liver disease;

Two summer studentships may be awarded to students in Nova Scotia whose projects are related to hepatobiliary research;

Two summer studentships may be awarded to students in Ontario whose research projects are related to hepatobiliary research.

The deadline for submissions is March 31, 2014.

For application criteria and submission forms, please click here.


Research Funding for 2013

The CLF is proud of the role we have been able to play in advancing liver research in Canada. Over more than 40 years, we have supported the careers of some of the top researchers in the country and have contributed to a greater understanding of liver disease and to the development of improved diagnostics and treatments.

We are pleased to announce that we will be investing $736,000 in new research projects and training initiatives for 2013. Through our research grant program, we will award $300,000 in funding to 12 projects including seven graduate studentships and five summer studentships covering various fields of study -- viral hepatitis, liver cancer, pediatric liver disease as well as general liver disease research. We will also be contributing an additional $436,000 to special projects in the areas of transplant, liver cancer and research training. Together these investments will help foster the next generation of investigators and will continue the CLF’s legacy of support for Canadian liver research.

VOLUNTEER
DONATE NOW
YOUR STORY