Canadian Cardiovascular Society

CCS Research Fellowships & Awards

CCS-BMS Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Research Award

The Canadian Cardiovascular Society and Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) are proud to support the CCS-BMS Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) Research Award. The purpose of this award is to foster growth of peer-reviewed Canadian research in the area of HCM, with a focus on HCM diagnosis, progression monitoring, epidemiology and/or prevalence.

Call for Applications: Closed

CCS/Pfizer/CHF Alliance Research Fellowhip Award in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis (FNIM) Communities Experiencing Heart Function (HF) Inequities

The Canadian Cardiovascular Society, Pfizer, and the Canadian Heart Function Alliance (CHF
Alliance) are proud to support the CCS/Pfizer/CHF Alliance Research Fellowship Award in First Nations, Inuit and Métis (FNIM) Communities Experiencing Heart Function (HF) Inequities. The purpose of this
award is to support growth and excellence in research focused on better understanding and
addressing the heart function inequities experienced by First Nations, Inuit and Métis, in both
health generally and HF care more specifically.

Call for Applications: Closed

CCS/Pfizer ATTR-CM Research Fellowship Award

This is a salary award where the purpose is to foster the growth of peer-reviewed Canadian research in the area of Transthyretin Amyloid Cardiomyopathy (ATTR-CM), with a focus on excellence and support for early career Canadian researchers familiar with diagnosing and treating patients with ATTR-CM who are looking to establish an independent research career.

Call for Applications: Closed

CCS Cardiometabolic Research Award

The Canadian Cardiovascular Society (CCS), Heart & Stroke / Richard Lewar Centre of Excellence in Cardiovascular Research (HSRLCE), the BI-Lilly Alliance and Nova Nordisk Canada Inc. (NNCI) are proud to support the 2023 CCS/HSRLCE/BI-Lilly/NNCI Cardiometabolic Research Award. This award is intended for early career members for a research project on any topic related to cardiometabolic disease.

Call for Applications: Closed

CCS-Bayer Cardiovascular Research Award

The CCS − Bayer Cardiovascular Research Award is open to Canadian clinical trainees (PGY 4-6) undertaking a research project on any topic related to thrombosis, anticoagulation, stroke, heart failure, atrial fibrillation, or cardiac imaging — particularly research that has the potential to advance knowledge about or improve the care of patients at risk for vascular, thrombotic or embolic events.

Call for Applications: Closed

CCS-HLS Atherosclerosis Research Award

The Canadian Cardiovascular Society and HLS Therapeutics are proud to support the 2022 CCS/HLS Atherosclerosis Research Award. Open to Canadian MDs in the first 5 years of their first clinical appointment in an academic department for a research project on the topic of atherosclerosis. Priority will be given to research that has the potential to advance clinical knowledge of atherosclerosis process linked to inflammation, membrane stability and biomarkers.

Call for Applications: Closed

BMS-Pfizer AF Research Award

Sponsored by the BMS-Pfizer alliance, the AF (Atrial Fibrillation) Research Awards support excellence in AF research and support promising Canadian early career researchers with an interest in AF.

Call for Applications: Closed

CCS COVID-19 Challenge for Canada Initiative (CCS-C3I)

As the prevalence and outcomes of cardiovascular complications of COVID-19 remain poorly understood and uncharacterized, the aim of C3I  is to empower the CCS clinician-scientist community to be prepared to harness emerging large-scale funds. By fostering multisite cardiovascular research across Canada, our CV community will be at the forefront of readiness for large-scale, CVD-related COVID-19 disease initiatives.

Call for Applications: Closed

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