Muscular Dystrophy Canada is the single largest funder of neuromuscular research in Canada. We are committed to advancing research that will unlimitedly lead to cures for neuromuscular disorders. One critical area is building research and clinical capacity by investing in the next generation of researchers and clinicians with expertise in neuromuscular disorders.

Muscular Dystrophy Canada has partnered with the Neuromuscular Network for Canada (NMD4C) to launch two competition this year to award funding for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships as well as Clinical Fellowships.

2021-2022 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship Deadlines:

  • Application Open: September 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline: October 15, 2021 at 11:59 pm (EDT)
  • Notice of Decision: December 2022
  • Funding Start Date: January 1, 2022

The Clinical Fellowship competition will open in November. Please stay tuned for more information.

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