Research

CDF has provided over $10 million in funding since our inception in 1969, with over 500 awards given.

2019 CDF Research Grant Recipients

An-Wen Chan
Patterns of care and outcomes for localized melanoma: Population-based cohort study
Women’s College Hospital
World Congress of Dermatology Research Grant – $100,000

Sunil Kalia
Comprehensive analytical diagnostic algorithm for non-invasive cancer detection using optical multimodal spectroscopy
University of British Columbia
CDF Research Grant – $100,000

Vincent Piguet
Tissue Imaging Mass Cytometry to Decipher Psoriasis Inflammation in Plaque and Paradoxical Psoriasis   
Women’s College Hospital
CDF Research Grant – $100,000

Afsaneh Alavi
Pyoderma Gangrenosum-associated disease activity and the intestinal microbiome
Women’s College Hospital
CDF Research Grant – $50,000

Mark Kirchhof
Randomized control trials of low-dose naltrexone for the treatment of psoriasis vulgaris and atopic dermatitis
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI)
CDF Research Grant – $50,000

Jan Dutz
A new mouse model of cutaneous Lupus erythematosus
University of British Columbia
CDF Research Grant – $20,000

Jennifer Beecker
Indoor Tanning Health Warning Labels for Skin Cancer Prevention
Ottawa Hospital Research Institute (OHRI)
CDF Research Grant $10,000