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Weston Brain Institute: Grants and webinar

When Jun 14, 2018
from 01:00 PM to 02:00 PM
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Weston Brain Institute: Grants

The Weston Brain Institute has recently announced the following funding opportunities:

1)  Rapid Response: Canada 2019, the objective:  to provide seed funding to support novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research projects on neurodegenerative diseases of aging.
Focus,
Parkinson’s and Related Diseases:  Parkinson’s disease; Progressive supranuclear palsy; Dementia with Lewy bodies; Multiple system atrophy; prodromes; Vascular contributions.  Preliminary data is not required.

All projects must involve the development of a therapeutic, and/or tool to help accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging.
Value:  maximum $200,000 per project over a maximum 18 months;  http://westonbraininstitute.ca/rapid-response-canada-2019/

The Rapid Response program will have multiple calls per year, alternating between two different disease groups: PD-related diseases; Alzheimer disease (AD) -related diseases (to launch September 14, 2018).

 

2)  Transformational Research: Canada 2019, the objective:  to fund transformative, novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research projects on neurodegenerative diseases of aging, with excellent preliminary data.  
Focus, Parkinson’s and Related Diseases:  Parkinson’s disease; Progressive supranuclear palsy; Dementia with Lewy bodies; Multiple system atrophy; prodromes; Vascular contributions.  

All projects must involve the development of a therapeutic and/or tool, and/or complementary approaches to accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging.
Value: maximum $1,500,000 per project over a maximum 3 years;  http://westonbraininstitute.ca/transformational-research-canada-2019/  

The Transformational Research program will
have multiple calls per year, alternating between two different disease groups: PD-related diseases; Alzheimer disease (AD) -related diseases (to launch September 14, 2018).

Information Webinar
June 14, 2018, 1:00-2:00pm EDT
Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6499424727854616067.

Application process:
The Weston Brain Institute letter of intent deadline is August 1, 2018.

ROADS contact:

Virginia Viscardi, Senior Advisor, at viscarvl@McMaster.ca or extension 24519