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Newsletter: Weston Brain Institute | December 2016

Title: December 2016 Newsletter | Weston Brain Institute
The Office of Research Services has received the following information which we are forwarding to our e-mail list members:
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From all of us at the Weston Brain Institute, we would like to wish you a happy holiday season.
Open and Upcoming Programs


Transformational Research 2017
Funding (maximum of $1,500,000 over up to 3 years) for high-potential translational research projects with excellent preliminary data that will advance the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

Transformational Research 2017 Information Session:
January 19, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST
Register here
Application deadline: February 10, 2017

Weston Brain Institute International Fellowships in Neuroscience 2017

Funding (maximum $60,000 per year per student) for University of Toronto PhD students to receive international training in world-renowned labs, and further translational research on neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

Application deadline: March 1, 2017

More information about the application process and program can be found on the University of Toronto Graduate and Life Sciences Education website.


Canada: Rapid Response 2017
Seed funding (up to $150,000 per project for up to 18 months) to provide support for high-risk, high-reward projects that will impact neurodegenerative diseases of aging.

Round 1: PD-related diseases (PD, PSP, DLB, MSA, vascular contributions to these disease, and prodromes)
Applications open: February 2017

Round 2:  AD-related diseases (AD, FTD, MCI, vascular contributions to these diseases, and prodromes)
Applications open:
May 2017

Round 3: PD-related diseases (PD, PSP, DLB, MSA, vascular contributions to these disease, and prodromes)
Applications open: September 2017
Read more about our programs and what we fund by clicking the button below:
What We Fund
Upcoming Conferences
Research Program Specialist Dr. Cristina Tang will be in attendance at:
CTAD 2016 | December 8-10, 2016

Contact Cristina if you would like to meet in San Diego.
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Contact us at: neuro@weston.ca

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