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Upcoming Deadline & Dates: Rapid Response 2016 Round 2

The Office of Research Services has received the following information which we are forwarding to our e-mail list members:

Canada: Rapid Response 2016

Neurodegenerative Diseases of Aging

Round 2 of the Canada: Rapid Response 2016<http://westonbraininstitute.ca/rapid-response-2016/> program is now open. This program provides seed funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research. This round of the program will focus on Parkinson’s and related diseases. Applications for round 2 will close Tuesday, July 5th at 1:00 p.m. EDT.

We will host an information session on Tuesday May 24th, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. EDT, where you can learn more about the application process, and have an opportunity for questions.

REGISTER HERE<https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1536132467473238017>



Provide seed funding for novel, high-risk, high-reward translational research ideas to catalyze the development of safe and effective treatments for neurodegenerative diseases of aging


Up to $150,000 over up to 18 months


Applicants must be researchers or postdoctoral fellows developing a therapeutic and/or a tool to help accelerate the development of therapeutics for neurodegenerative diseases of aging

Disease Groups:

AD-related diseases:
AD, FTD, MCI and prodromals

PD-related diseases:
PD, PSP, LBD, MSA and prodromals

Current Round:

Round 2 (PD-related diseases)

Program Information Session:

Tuesday May 24th, 2016 1:00 p.m. EDT

Letter of Intent Deadline:

Tuesday July 5th, 2016 2:00 p.m. EDT

Upcoming Rounds:

Round 3 (AD-related diseases)

Round Opens:

July 2016


APPLY HERE<https://weston.smartsimple.ca/welcome/432633/432633/>

The Institute welcomes inquiries about our funding programs at neuro@weston.ca or 416-935-4056.

Weston Brain Institute

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Ms. Ash Lalani B.Sc., MBA Office of Research ServicesSimon Fraser University (SFU)
t: 778-782-9218web: http://www.sfu.ca/ors