Weston Brain Institute: Rapid Response - Parkinson's Related Diseases

Rapid Response: Canada 2018

Parkinson's & Related Diseases – Round 1

Hello,

I am reaching out to you on behalf of the Weston Brain Institute, which supports translational research to accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging. We are pleased to launch the Rapid Response: Canada 2018 program for Parkinson's & Related Diseases.

Please kindly share this message with your colleagues and researchers.


Program Overview

Seed funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research to accelerate the development of safe and effective treatments for neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

Funding

Up to $200,000 over up to 18 months

Eligibility

Principal applicants must be at or above the level of postdoctoral researcher at a CRA qualified institution located in Canada.

Project must involve the development of a therapeutic, and/or a tool to help accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging

Disease Groups

This program is run through alternating calls that are disease focused.

Parkinson's & Related Diseases:

PD, PSP, LBD, MSA, prodromes, and vascular contributions to the listed diseases

Launch: Currently open

Alzheimer's & Related Diseases:

AD, FTD, MCI prodromes, and vascular contributions to the listed diseases  

Launch: November 2017

Current Call

Important Dates

Parkinson's & Related Diseases

Program Information Session:

October 10, 2017 at 1pm EDT (Register here)

Letter of Intent Deadline:

December 4, 2017 at 2pm EST

Anticipated Award:

June 2018

APPLY HERE


NEW for 2018

1.       The Institute has changed its definitions for tools and therapeutics.  Please visit our What We Fund page for more details.

For more information about the Rapid Response program, please see the attached Request for Applications (RFA) or visit our website. Please feel free to contact me with any questions, including whether a potential idea is in scope.

Thank you,

Matthew

Matthew Sacheli, PhD candidate | Research Programs Specialist, Weston Brain Institute | 22 St. Clair Ave. E, Toronto, Canada, M4T 2S3 | +1-416-965-5478 | matthew.sacheli@weston.ca | www.westonbraininstitute.ca

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