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Call for applications: The Diabetes Foundation of Manitoba Dr. John A. Moorhouse Fellowship Award

June 26, 2017 — 

The University of Manitoba received $500,000 from the Diabetes Foundation of Manitoba to establish the Diabetes Foundation of Manitoba John A. Moorhouse Fellowship. A further $150,000 was received in September 2010 from which $15,000/year for ten years is to be spent as additional funds for lab operating costs.

The Diabetes Foundation of Manitoba was established in 1984 by Dr. John A. Moorhouse to further research in the field of Diabetes. The Foundation continues to exist to carry out its mission and is funded by ongoing bequests and donations.

The Diabetes Foundation of Manitoba John A. Moorhouse Fellowship will be used to support academic faculty members in the Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba, for research in endocrinology, and in particular diabetes research; with the goal to finding a cure and improving the healthcare of those suffering from diabetes and diseases related to diabetes. A portion of the award may be used by the awardee to support a graduate student conducting research in endocrinology, and in particular diabetes research.

The term of the award will be no greater than three years, at a value of $25,000 per year. An additional $15,000/year may be granted to the awardee to support lab operating costs.

Full guidelines and application forms can be obtained online.

Complete application packages must be submitted by August 25th, 2017 to:

Dr. K. Coombs, Assistant Dean (Research)
Max Rady College of Medicine, Rady Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
c/o S212 Medical Services Building
750 Bannatyne Avenue Winnipeg, MB R3E 0W2

Research at the University of Manitoba is partially supported by funding from the Government of Canada Research Support Fund.

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