Funding Optimization Project

Call for cardiovascular research proposals

March 21, 2023

Fredericton, N.B. – Two awards of $40,000 each are available to the province’s heart researchers.

The New Brunswick Health Research Foundation and the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick are collaborating on a call for cardiovascular research proposals. Applications that will benefit the understanding or treatment of cardiovascular disease are solicited.

New Brunswick-based health researchers (either university or hospital-based) are invited to apply to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of New Brunswick for this institutional funding. All four pillars of research (bio-medical, clinical, health systems and population health) are eligible.

The application deadline is April 11, 2023, and can be submitted by email to The application should include a summary of the proposed research project. This summary should identify the research pillar and not exceed two pages. A separate page of references not exceeding one page should also be included.

Additionally, the applicant should answer the following questions:

  • How will the proposed research improve our understanding of the prevention, treatment, or management of cardiovascular and stroke health in New Brunswick?
  • Have you applied to or received funding from your health-care/educational institution for this project?
  • How has your research experience of the last five years prepared you to complete this research successfully?
  • How might you leverage the proposed research into further long-term research funding?

The answers to these questions should not exceed two pages.


Media Contact:

Patricia Seaman

New Brunswick Health Research Foundation


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