Results of the July 2018 Chordoma Research Grants competition

For the first time, we are pleased to announce the results of the Chordoma Research Grants competition, conducted in partnership with the Chordoma Foundation. Below is a listing of the newly awarded grants.

Out of a total of 5 grant applications, 2 Canadian Cancer Society Chordoma Research Grants have been approved – a 40% success rate. Funds committed to this competition have been made possible through a community-driven partnership with the Chordoma Foundation and generous donors and volunteers across the country. These projects total three hundred thousand dollars in funding over the full term of these grants.

Summaries of Awarded Grants

Please note: 

  • Amounts listed below represent the total dollars awarded by grant year and may include funds for salaries, supplies, and/or equipment.
  • The start date for these grants is December 1, 2018.
  • Only the Principal Investigator is named in this listing. Co-Principal Investigators, Co-Applicants and/or Additional Authors may also be associated with these grants.

Note Carefully:

Although every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the listing below, this list does not constitute an "official" notification.

Successful applicants will be informed, in writing, with an official Notification of Award giving the details pertaining to their grant.

Yip, Stephen
BC Cancer Agency (Vancouver)
Immuno modulation of chordoma via selective chemical inhibition of SWI/SNF complex lessons from SMARCB1 loss tumours
2018/2019 :  $86,250
2019/2020 :  $63,750
Zadeh, Gelareh
Princess Margaret Cancer Centre UHN
Analysis of the epigenomic landscape of chordoma
2018/2019 :  $100,000
2019/2020 :  $50,000

Last modified on: December 2, 2019