Category: Announcements

How Calgary’s Brain Bank is Advancing Dementia Research  

Guest Post The following is a guest post by Jeffrey T. Joseph, MD, PhD, Neuropathologist and Eric E. Smith, MD, MPH, Neurologist.   Because the human brain is unique with respect to the function, structure, and loss of its neurons, what we can learn through animal models about neurodegenerative diseases – such as vascular cognitive impairment…

APPROACHING DEADLINE – November 7, 2017 – Catalyst Grant: Sex as a Variable in Biomedical Research – Institute for Gender and Health

    One month left to apply!   In 2015, the Institute of Gender and Health launched the first Sex as a Variable in Biomedical Research Catalyst Grant competition. This funding opportunity aimed to encourage biomedical scientists to include sex as a variable in their research questions and experimental designs. In response to the success of this program, the Institute of…

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…