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Weston Brain Institute: Grants and Webinars

When Oct 16, 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: 1) to support Alzheimer’s and related diseases:
.  frontotemporal dementia 
.  mild cognitive impairment
.  vascular contributions and prodromes (to the above), and

2) to provide seed funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research projects.

All projects must meet two conditions to be eligible:

.  projects must be translational research that helps accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging;
.  projects must involve the development of a therapeutic and/or tool.

Preliminary data is not required.

http://westonbraininstitute.ca/rapid-response-canada-2019-ad/

announcement website:  http://westonbraininstitute.ca/funding-opportunities/open-and-upcoming-programs/

Webinar
The Institute will hold a Program Information Webinar to provide further details and answer questions.
October 16, 2018 at 1:00- 2:00pm (EDT)
Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3935836402623915011

Value:
maximum $200,000 over a maximum 18 months

Application process:
The Weston Brain Institute letter of intent deadline is December 3, 2018.


2.  Transformational Research: Canada 2019, the objective:  1) to support Alzheimer’s and related diseases:
.  frontotemporal dementia 
.  mild cognitive impairment
.  vascular contributions and prodromes (to the above), and

2) to support transformative, novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research projects with excellent preliminary data.

All projects must meet the following conditions to be eligible:

1)  be translational research (excluding clinical trials and clinical trial sub-studies) that accelerates the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging;
2)  be the development of a therapeutic and/or tool and/or complementary approaches.

http://westonbraininstitute.ca/transformational-research-canada-2019-ad/

announcement website:  http://westonbraininstitute.ca/funding-opportunities/open-and-upcoming-programs/

Webinar
The Institute will hold a Program Information Webinar to provide further details and answer questions.
October 16, 2018 at 1:00 – 2:00pm (EDT)
Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3935836402623915011

Value:
maximum $1,500,000 over a maximum 3 years

Application process:
The Weston Brain Institute letter of intent deadline is December 3, 2018.

ROADS contact:
Virginia Viscardi, Senior Advisor, at viscarvl@mcmaster.ca or extension 24519