Support for multicenter projects


Team Development Awards to support the creation of new interdisciplinary collaborations

Travel awards and Mobility awards to support trainee development

Letters of support for grant applications


Patient Engagement

Support for best practices in collaboration with the Canadian Skin Patient Alliance

Funding for patient research partners

Resources for priority setting with patients and healthcare providers

Database Creation

Flexible, secure online data capture platform

Master Data Sharing Agreement

A Master Network Membership Agreement defines terms for data sharing, banking, and publication -

allowing SkIN Canada members from academic and community sites to exchange data for future multicentre studies without needing to re-negotiate a data sharing agreement with every new study.

Current institutional members include:

Queen’s University, Sunnybrook Hospital, Ottawa Hospital, Sick Kids Hospital, Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish General Hospital, Université Laval, NOSM University, McMaster University

Alberta DermaSurgery Center, Dr. Irina Turchin PC Inc, Sudbury Skin, SKiN Center for Dermatology, Alpha Clinic Research Inc,

Albert and Parliament Primary Health Care Centre, 

Toronto Dermatology Center, Derma Skin Institute, Peak Pulmonary Consulting Inc.


Research Map

A publicly accessible web database of skin researchers and experts in Canada.



Apply for support

Submit Project

Complete the project intake form

Intake form

Develop protocol

Once your project is approved for SkIN Canada support, C-NeST and patient partners will help develop a full study protocol.

Apply for funding
Create study database
Launch study