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The Terry Fox New Investigator Awards (2019)


To support outstanding new researchers as they develop their careers as independent research scientists or clinician scientists to undertake high-quality cancer research, while in close collaboration and mentorship with established TFRI-funded research teams.

Scope of the Program

Support under this program is targeted at high-quality biomedical, clinical and translational research, providing information that may form the basis of innovative cancer prevention, diagnosis and/or treatment. The TFRI is looking for outstanding investigators to be mentored by one or more senior investigators of a currently funded TFRI program.

Support Offered

Awards of up to $150,000 per annum are tenable for three years and provide:

  • Research expenses, including research staff, consumables and equipment
  • Travel and accommodation for scientifically justified visits

Key Deadlines

Stage Dates Status
Submission of a Full Application 
Monday, July 30, 2018 (5:00 pm PDT)

Funding Announcement
December 2018

Funding Starts
January 1, 2018


For inquiries, please contact:

Shane Duan     
Terry Fox Research Institute
675 West 10th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L3 Canada
Telephone: +1 (604) 675-8000 ext 7641
Email: sduan@tfri.ca

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