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Genomics Health Futures Mission - Projects Grant Opportunity

Genomics Health Futures Mission - Projects Grant Opportunity

Provides researchers with grants of up to $5 million for innovative and creative genomics research projects in the following areas: cancers (including lung cancer and mesothelioma) and diseases with high mortality and low survivability; paediatric acute care genomic research for clinically ill children; and ethical, legal and social issues related to genomics in health care.

The $156 million Projects Grant stream and the $17.6 million Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Research Grant stream form part of the Genomics Health Futures Mission (GHFM) and will be delivered over nine years from 2019-20 to 2027-28 through a number of rounds.

This grant opportunity is the first round of the Projects Grant and the Ethical, Legal and Social Issues Research Grant streams.

The objectives of this grant opportunity are to:

  • fund innovative and creative genomics research projects in the following research areas:
    • cancers (including lung cancer and mesothelioma) and diseases with high mortality and low survivability
    • paediatric acute care genomic research for critically ill children
    • ethical, legal and social issues related to genomics in health care.
  • support collaboration of multidisciplinary research into genomics that prioritises health system and commercial needs.

 

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