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CIHR/(ICRH) 2018 ISA 2018 Travel Awards

For the first time in over two decades, the Canadian Society for Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (CSATVB) will host the triennial 2018 International Symposium on Atherosclerosis (ISA) in Toronto, Canada from June 9 – 12, 2018.  The ISA 2018 will bring together over 1500 top clinicians, researchers, and health practitioners from around the world and provides an opportunity for attendees to participate in public health awareness and innovation forums focused on cardiovascular health. The CIHR-ICRH/ISA 2018 travel awards will support Canadian trainees to attend the ISA 2018 event to present their research (oral or poster).


Funding Available:

  • The total amount available for this funding opportunity is $10,000; enough money to fund 10 awards
  • The maximum amount for a single award is $1,000


Specific Eligibility Requirements:

  • Application is open to only trainees registered in a master's or doctoral program or at the post-doctoral or post-health professional degree stage at a recognized Canadian academic institution.
  • Upon approval of an application, the applicant will be required to provide proof that an ISA 2018 abstract has been accepted for presentation by March 30, 2018.


The travel awards will be launched on the CIHR ResearchNet website on January 23, 2018