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


2020 CDF Research Grant Recipients

Dr. Aaron Drucker
Women’s College Hospital
Fractures in older adults with eczema prescribed systemic steroids: two population-based cohort studies
World Congress of Dermatology Endowment Award – $100,000

Dr. Youwen Zhou
University of British Columbia
Macrophage inhibition as a therapy for atopic dermatitis
George S. Williamson/Winefride Raye Endowment Award – $100,000

Dr. Yuka Asai
Queen’s University
Retinoid metabolism in basal cell carcinoma: back to the future
Colin Ramsay Endowment Award – $100,000

Dr. Elena Netchiporouk, Dr. Denis Sasseville, resident researcher Dr. Michelle Le
McGill University Health Centre Research Institute
Investigation of a potential infectious trigger in the pathogenesis of chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU)
Edwin Brown Endowment Award – $50,000

Dr. Cathryn Sibbald
Hospital for Sick Children
Climbing the Learning Curve to Pediatric Dermatology Image Interpretation
Young Investigator’s Award – $50,000

Dr. Thomas Salopek, resident researcher Dr. Trang Vu
University of Alberta
A prospective study of the efficacy and safety of surgical deroofing and characterization of the gelatinous matrix in hidradenitis suppurativa
Richard MacKay Endowment Award – $20,000