Category: Announcements

Société Alzheimer Society: 2018 ASRP Research Competition

WELCOME TO THE 2018 ASRP RESEARCH COMPETITION Apply Now: https://asc.fluidreview.com/ Key Dates for your calendar: Launch of Competition Monday, September 11, 2017, 9a.m. EST Application Deadline Monday, November 6, 2017, 11:59 p.m. EST Announcement of Results May 2018 Commencement of Funding July 1, 2018   Type of Funding Amount Duration Eligibility Doctoral $22,000/year 3 years…

Pre-announcement: Network Centres of Excellence in Neurodegeneration (CoEN) Initiative: Pathfinder III

Attention CCNA members: As the Canadian Consortium for Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) is the Centre of Excellence in neurodegeneration for Canada, ONLY CCNA researchers are eligible to apply as principal investigators.   Anticipated Launch: June 2017 Anticipated Application Deadline: September 2017 Anticipated Funding Start Date: December 2017   The CIHR Institute of Aging is pleased to announce…

CCNA Discoveries Newsletter

Curious to learn about the latest research findings coming out of the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA)? Click on the attached newsletter to read about: Updates on the National Dementia Strategy and how to support CCNA lobbying efforts, The Launch of the Largest Canadian Study on Dementia, COMPASS-ND, New Imaging Techniques that take…

New Funding Opportunities CIHR – Catalyst Grant: Ethics (2016-2017)

Catalyst Grant: Ethics (2016-2017) Application Deadline: 2017-02-28 The purpose of this funding opportunity is to build capacity in ethics as it applies to health (including health research, health promotion, and maintenance, clinical care, population and public health, health systems and services, policy and governance) by encouraging applications from new investigators as well as established investigators…

Dr. Carrie Bourassa named new Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health

Dr. Alain Beaudet – President of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) – recently announced that Dr. Carrie Bourassa will become the Scientific Director of CIHR’s Institute of Aboriginal Peoples’ Health on February 1, 2017.   Within the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA), Dr. Bourassa co-leads a research team with Dr. Kristen…

This week: CCNA holds 2nd Annual Events (Oct 6-7, 2016 in Vancouver, B.C.)

After Launching Largest Canadian Dementia Study – COMPASS-ND – the Canadian Consortium on Neurodegeneration in Aging (CCNA) holds 2nd Annual Events Dementia has no cure and 25 000 Canadians are diagnosed annually. In an effort to accelerate breakthroughs in dementia services and care, the CCNA holds its annual meeting to share developments in prevention, treatment, and…