Weston Brain Institute, Canada: Rapid Response 2017, Parkinson’s disease (PD)-related diseases Information Session
Weston Brain Institute, Canada: Rapid Response 2017, Parkinson’s disease (PD)-related diseases
The objective of the Canada: Rapid Response 2017, PD-related diseases program is to provide seed funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research on neurodegenerative diseases of aging.
PD-related diseases include: Parkinson’s disease; Progressive supranuclear palsy; Dementia with Lewy bodies; Multiple system atrophy; Prodromes; Vascular contributions.
All projects must meet two conditions to be eligible: 1) projects must be translational research that helps accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging; 2) projects must develop a therapeutic and/or tool.
The Rapid Response program will have multiple calls per year, alternating between two different disease groups: PD-related diseases and Alzheimer disease (AD) -related diseases (to launch, May 2017).
Program Information Session
The Weston Brain Institute will host a Program Information Session on April 4, 2017 at 1:00pm EDT. Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5287029530800447489.
maximum $200,000 over 18 months
The Weston Brain Institute letter of intent deadline is May 9, 2017.
Cynthia Belaskie, Senior Advisor, at email@example.com or